About 5850 Farrier Road
RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN YOUR OWN HUNTING LODGE w/Mineral rights. First time on the market in 58 years! Charlie's Clan (named for owner Charles McIntyre whose family founded Monroe Auto Equipment) is a large hunting property of over 800 acres. There are three houses on the property--the large family lodge and adjacent guest cottage with 9 bedrooms and seven bathrooms, the 3 bedroom caretaker's house, and a delightful stone house on the far side of the property with an additional 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. CC is surrounded by huge private hunting properties--the famous Turtle Lake Club is across the street. The advantage being these are owners who manage their properties for the health of the forests and the wildlife that live here. CC property boasts a huge deer herd, a thriving bear population,bobcats, wild turkeys, grouse, ducks, geese, eagles, and thousands of migrating birds.
On this beautiful acreage, there are two pondsone spring fed and one fed by a flowing well. Webber Creek, which runs year-round, snakes across the property feeding a large marsh and a smaller cedar swamp. The marsh is a gathering place for all types of wildlifeit is not unusual to see a dozen different tracks heading to the water.
The land is rolling, with a 125-foot difference in elevation between the east and west ends of the property. There are 15 blinds and approximately 80 acres under cultivation for wildlife. The forests are a mixture of pines, hardwoods, birches, poplars, and cedars. There are miles of well-maintained two-track trails throughout to access the blinds and for snowmobiling. And morels. Need we say more?
The cedar and slate main lodge, which has been meticulously maintained, was built for large groups who want to relax in comfort after a morning of exciting hunting. The living room is all windows on three sides for optimal game viewing. The family room is graced with a huge stone fireplace and a nicely appointed wet bar. Both rooms feature cathedral ceilings, ceiling fans, and rustic chandeliers. The professional kitchen has three work areas: the main kitchen has two ovens, five sink basins, two dishwashers, three warming drawers, two stoves, and a refrigerator/freezer with filtered water and ice dispenser. The back kitchen has two more sinks, a gas stove/oven and stand-alone refrigerator and freezer. This is also the laundry area; there is also a bedroom and bath that can be used for overflow or a chef. The grill room has two Charbroil iron charcoal grills commercially vented surrounded by stainless countertops.
The large dining room off the kitchen has heard thousands of jokes, hundreds of hunting stories, and dozens of important family announcements. There is room for a large dining table and two smaller tables. There is a porch off the dining room for storage or airing.
The spacious walk-in pantry has masses of storage and a large commercial, two-door, stainless refrigerator. This is also the cloak room with spots for guns and outerwear. The locker/ammo room has six built-in closets that are big enough for coats, boots, etc. It is off the wood room which supplies the fireplace.
Bedrooms: There are four small bedrooms each with a window, a sink, and two twin beds. Bedroom five has an ensuite bathroom (shower), two windows, and a queen bed. Bedroom 6 is large with an ensuite bath (shower/tub) and two windows. The majestic master bedroom at the end of the house features cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace, windows along two walls, an exterior door, a large, walk-in, cedar-lined closet, and very big bathroom with two commodes, two sinks, matching Kohler soaking tub, and big shower. Wake up with a long view of the grazing fields that are always filled with deer.