Stillwater Pond Cottage , Oregon
Property Types: Residential
- Attached Garage
- Off Street
Welcome to 17027 Highway 238 located in the renowned Applegate Valley of southern Oregon. This charming property is known as the Stillwater Pond Cottage. The 11.49-acre property features a lovely home that overlooks a 3-acre pond (with live flow from the Applegate River). The grounds are simply beautiful with sprawling lawns, irrigated pasture, fantastic raised bed garden, fruit trees, berries, a tree lined entry and ample water. This property is the quintessential family farm, located in one of the most beautiful regions in the county with a mild climate and charming culture. The outdoor lifestyle this property offers is truly phenomenal.
The Applegate Valley lies within southern Oregon. The valley is characterized by lush and beautiful landscape, the Applegate Valley Wine Trail with over 18 vineyards and wineries, and the Applegate River flowing from Applegate Lake down to the Rogue River. Southern Oregon is known for a rich small-town culture, a distinct four seasons with a mild winter, and abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. In addition to the Applegate River, southern Oregon has a multitude of lakes, rivers, and streams for fishing, camping, hiking and white-water boating. The world-renowned Rogue River runs through Grants Pass and provides incredible opportunities for fishing, white water sports and family recreation. The region also has vast public lands for recreation, hiking, hunting and much more. This property is approximately 17 miles to the historic town of Jacksonville and 18 miles to the delightful river town of Grants Pass.
This property is truly a gem, set up with permaculture in mind, the land has primary water rights for 4.4-acres, supplemental water rights for approximately 3 acres, 5 acres of class-one irrigated loam soils, and an automated irrigation system. The garden is completely deer fenced and includes 14 large raised beds and a premium garden shed. There are 18 varietals of fruit trees and 9 varietals of berries as well as table grapes. There are five additional raised beds in the backyard as well. The chicken coop is very nicely constructed and includes a fenced outdoor pen. On the opposite side of the driveway from the garden is the well-built goat barn with fenced goat pen. There are over 2-acres of irrigated pasture that are ideal for grazing a few more animals or expanding the garden. The owners have used organic farming practices.
Custom built in 1982, the architectural style and lines of this home embody an early 20th century farmhouse. The home is situated overlooking the pond making views from the house breathtaking! There is a welcoming covered front porch that overlooks the large fenced yard with lush lawn. As you enter the home you are greeted by an elegant foyer that opens to the main floor living spaces and wood staircase. Throughout the main living area, you will find hardwood floors, natural wood details and farmhouse style finishes. The living room is large enough for the whole family and features custom wood built-in shelving along one entire wall. The dining space separates the living room from the kitchen and has ample room for a large table. The kitchen is well appointed with Alder cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a farm sink, butcher block island, and breakfast nook. The views from the breakfast nook and kitchen sink are wonderful as they overlook the pond and mountains in the distance. The main floor bathroom has been completely updated with charming finishes. The master bedroom is spacious and includes sliding barn doors to the closet and a small sitting area. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms and a full bathroom. Downstairs you will find a large bonus room, full bath, utility room with canning kitchen, storage room and the two-car garage. The bonus room could be used as a guest suite and has a wood stove, access to the patio and storage closet. The large utility room includes the canning kitchen with sink, range, ample countertop and cabinets, pantry space and laundry.
Outside on the main level you will find a 400 Sq. Ft. covered deck that overlooks the pond and takes in the beautiful setting. Additionally, there is 292 Sq. Ft of open deck with a hot tub. The grounds around the home are lush with expansive lawns rolling all the way to the edge of the pond. Between the house and the pond is a large outdoor patio space that is ideal for family gatherings. The expansive front yard includes a kid’s play structure, picnic table, shade trees and an adorable “Tiny” cottage. The cottage is hand crafted and is ideal for summer reading or for kids to play. Enjoy the walking trails throughout the lower part of the property. The back side of the pond has a small cove that is an ideal swimming hole. There is ample space on the lower part of the property for recreation.
At the south end of the property are the barn and shop. The barn has been developed into a recreation or event space with concrete floors and nice rustic touches. Originally intended to be a wedding venue, the current owners have used this as a home gym. Attached to the barn are two bonus rooms that could be great as office space, storage or games. There are two open air patios attached to the barn as well. The shop, including the carport, is approximately 1,200 Sq. Ft. and has two bays, each with a single garage door and a carport. The property also has two RV hook-ups with power and water.