Former School Building on 2.15 surveyed acres ($125,000) with an additional 40.53 surveyed acres ($135,000) attached but deeded separately for a total of 42.68 surveyed acres (ALL INCLUSIVE $250,000) is nestled in a small rural community in the lush hills of Jackson County, TN. Located on the corner of two major highways. The main school building is 9,542 square feet and the attached regulation size gymnasium is an additional 3,920 square feet for a total of 13,462 square feet. The main school was built in 1953 constructed of brick and concrete and is structurally in very good condition. The maple hardwood gym floor is in good condition. There are approximately 15 rooms (classrooms, several bathrooms, kitchen, cafeteria, shower room, offices etc.). The kitchen has a commercial stainless steel ventilation system (approx $16,000), commercial triple stainless steel sink and large walk in pantry and (2) 50 gallon water heaters. There is a commercial alarm system installed throughout. Drop acoustic ceilings had been installed at one time to update the school. The Three Phase Electrical is to code with breakers and romex wiring. Reznor V3 Series UDAP high efficiency propane gas fired unit heaters are installed throughout the school building. The building is hooked up to county water system and has its own septic system in place.
The exterior boasts metal roofing system, chain link fencing, a court yard, good wells, pump house and adequate parking.
The adjacent 40.53 acre tract has a level to sloping to hilly terrain. There is approximately 32 acres in hardwood timber estimated at approximately $40,000. Fertile bottom land had been used for tobacco growing. A large barn with stalls and feed storage bins is in usable shape for its age and a small storage building. There is an old house that had been partially burned with good metal on the roof and good rough sawn lumber. There is another building site where the house had burned down. It has an old root cellar, smoke house, electric hookups and a good well. There are old trails throughout the property.
A large year round scenic creek, Hudson Creek, runs the entire length of the property. This creek is a good source for water and swimming or just enjoying the serenity of the sound of water flowing over the rocks. Natural gas has also been discovered in the area.
This property can easily be off the grid with a good southern exposure for solar power, good distributed wind for 100 kilowatt turbines, plenty of water for hydro power and human consumption, possible natural gas well, land for growing, all types of game for hunting (deer, turkey, rabbits, etc.). Perfect for off grid living/homesteading/sustainable living or could be a rehab/compound or training school facility/hemp growing/production. This property is very private and very rural. There is no zoning or building codes/enforcement. Whatever your heart desires...it's all yours.
Property is currently under Tennessee Green Belt tax relief.
ABOUT THE AREA:
Small rural community consists mainly of farmland, no stores, no traffic. The County Seat is Gainesboro, approx. 14 miles. Nearest town to property is Red Boiling Springs (Macon County), approx 8 miles. Jackson County Airport (1A7) is 13.6 miles. Lafayette Municipal Airport (3M7) is 22 miles. Nashville, TN is approx 73 miles WSW of the property. Red Boiling Springs is known for the healing properties of its Red Sulfur springs. This has attracted tourists to this area since the 1920's.
THIS PROPERTY IS BEING OFFERED FOR SALE BY OWNER. DUE TO FAILING HEALTH OWNER IS SELLING THIS PROPERTY WELL BELOW VALUE. ALL OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED
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