Country charm! This 3/2 ranch style house sits on 10 private acres in Bethany Florida, Waterbury Grapefruit Tracts of Manatee County. Enjoy the peaceful country lifestyle rocking on your own front porch. Stepping inside, you'll immediately notice all of the custom design touches. A rustic accent wall greets you in the living room that's covered with southern yellow pine wood floors. It has an amazing view out the front window of the moss hanging from the old grandfather oaks and a mature, landscaped yard. All of the bedrooms have the same beautiful pine wood flooring and scenic views.
Further inside is the dining room that's full of character. The truly impressive kitchen is a baker's/chef's dream!! Remodeled in 2020, it consists of double oversized islands with Quartz countertops, lots of cabinet space, stainless steel appliances including two refrigerators!! A commercial six burner gas stove with 24" griddle, broiler, and double ovens is sure to cook up your favorite meal! Left of the stove is a cutting board counter and a spice cabinet to the right! Two old fashioned "Farmhouse style" antique sinks adorn the kitchen! It features a mixture of original and new cabinets for plenty of storage. The pantry provides even more storage with canning shelves.
Perfect for family gatherings and entertainment, you'll be surprised to find a massive family room! It has reclaimed pecky cypress chair rail for that added country charm! Get cozy by the gorgeous stone gas fireplace that heats the house in the wintertime! Sitting by the window, you can enjoy watching the deer and turkey pass by. French doors leading to the backyard where there's room to build a pool!
Bonus room is currently being used as a "Sewing Studio". With its expansive space, the possibilities are endless for any use....keep it as a craft room or turn it into a den/office, extra guest room, etc.
Utility room has shelving over the washer and dryer, a laundry sink, and extra space for a freezer or desk for an office.
Oversized carport (16X36) has openings on both ends for easy drive through access from front to backyard and is wired and ready for doors to convert to a garage if you choose.
Outside you'll find the backyard contains several fruit trees for a sweet treat - mango, cattley guava, banana, and tangerine. The front yard has raised garden beds to grow your own vegetables or flowers. After working in the yard, step into the garden shed with sink area to wash up!!
Bring your critters! Barn is 30 X 48 with 4 stalls, unloading area close to the feed/tack room and has plenty of room for all your equipment and toys. Dog pens on the side, a paddock area behind the stalls for easy turn-out! There's a pond in the front pasture and lots of cool shade in the back pasture!
Possibilities are endless in the heavily wooded back part of the property. There you'll find a beautiful part of Florida "untouched" Fisher Branch creek. You can pick some wild lemons, oranges, and tangerines while exploring!!
This one-of-a-kind property includes Walter, the famous "watch" donkey!! Schedule a private showing so you can start living the country life!