Rare Opportunity in Pierson Florida! One of a kind 140-acre property, a total of 5 parcels, featuring a Historic 1892 home, two cottages and one manufactured home all sitting upon a lush rolling Florida landscape with nearly half a mile of frontage on private, spring fed lake. This historic farmhouse features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, enclosed sunporch, library, kitchen, formal dining room, living room, and office. Master suite boasts an en suite bathroom and large walk in closet with generous windows. Kitchen has custom camphor and red cedar cabinets, granite countertops, original beams, shell light fixtures, large copper farmhouse sink, and heart of pine floor. Dining room features windows on three sides for spectacular views of sunrises over the lake.Front porch on first floor faces the lake. Second floor porch over the dining room has views of the lake. Second floor porch over the sunroom, off master's suite, has views of house grove, Summer kitchen, old growth Magnolia, & gardens around the house.
This gently rolling terrain with about 2,200 feet frontage of spring fed lake, is perfect for swimming, skiing, and catching speckled perch and trophy bass, surrounded by old growth cypress, pine, palm, and bay trees. Upland hammocks planted in moss draped oaks. Pasture for horses, and miles of trails for walking or riding.
All of this, only 25 minutes from Ormond Beach and I-95, and 40 minutes from most of the well visited attractions of the Daytona Beach area. An hour from historic Saint Augustine. An hour from Orlando International Airport. The best of rural Florida with an international airport close by and nearby amenities. Beautiful Florida beaches half an hour away.
1892 Two-Story Farmhouse with many original details and important updates:
New AC systems in place in 2008 & 2018, updated & maintained.
Electrical wiring replaced.
City Water plus deep well for irrigation
Walk out decks east and west on the second floor, one off the Master and one overlooking lake off the center bedroom
New deck off the kitchen facing lake
Many windows towards the private lake
Office, Library, wraparound sunroom, living room, dining room
Many built-in bookcases
Generous closets for an older home
Garage with laundry area, half bath, outdoor shower, work bench, small greenhouse/propagating room.
Summer Kitchen with water and electric, copper sink, walls of windows, offers many options: BBQ & picnic area, artist studio, playroom, yoga studio, work out space, endless possibilities!
Boat house with dock; electricity and running water, with sink and fish cleaning station.
Three cottages, two currently serve as residences for family and renters, one currently serves as a gym and could easily become a residence again.
Double wide mobile home with roof-over, carport, and fish pond, currently a rental.
Pole barn, equipment sheds, and other outbuildings, most with water and electricity, serving farm functions.
Five stationary diesel pumps, pumping surface water and deep wells on 20-year consumptive use permit.
Five electric pumps serving various structures.
All acreage is serviced by irrigation.
140 acres on private lake
Only two properties on Cain Lake: Ricamar and a cattle ranch on the far side (which may also be available for purchase).
Great fishing on your private lake.
Pastures that have been home to horses.
Enclosure for peacocks or other fowl.
118 acres+ Spring-fed lake, renowned for trophy bass and speckled perch
60 acres of citrus groves which may be continued as is or repurposed, irrigation is established and is one sprinkler per tree
Many acres of fern. Current owner works with a grower who takes care of the plants and splits the earnings.
100-year-old Magnolias dot the property and are especially lovely near the farmhouse.
There is a "House grove" near the farmhouse that allows the family to walk out and pick a variety of citrus and make juice each morning when the citrus is in season.
Home is surrounded by old plantings of Camellia Sassanqua, Camellia Japonica, Azaleas, Gardenias, Specimen Holly, Magnolia, Cypress, and towering Live Oaks.
There are walking paths, one along the lake front. A small bridge leads to a hidden pond surrounded by trees and bushes. There are botanical treasures to be discovered in every corner of Ricamar.
Many home sites possible in the hammocks and along the lake.