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17012 Eylers Valley Road Emmitsburg, MD
$ 574,900
Property Attributes
  • MLS#MDFR2005598
  • TypeContingent
  • CityEmmitsburg
  • Zip21727
  • StyleCabin/Lodge,Cottage,Farmhouse/National Folk,Log Ho
  • Year Built1890
  • Taxes$ 1751
  • Price$ 574,900
  • Bedrooms1
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage1080
  • Lot Size24.37 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.
Data Source:
Bright MLS - 382 - MD
Property Description

Welcome to Solar Equinox Farm, a 24+ Acre working farm nestled in the Catoctin Mountains in Historic Frederick County. Estimated 200 year old log home, moved from higher on the property to its current location in about 1901. Substantial renovation completed in 2013, to include but not limited to: Bathrooms, Country Kitchen; wood floors, double glazed windows, insulation envelope, cedar siding, new metal roof, 440 amp electrical service, plumbing, gas forced air furnace system. 24 panel ground mount solar photoelectric system is owned outright and connected to the grid, supplying energy to property with minimal outside electric consumption. New septic system installed in 2017, which allows construction of an additional four bedroom, two full bath addition to the existing house. Currently configured as a loft style one bedroom, full bath up with full bath on main level and the ability to make a second bedroom in the current office/study space. Jalousie windowed front 3 season sun porch for those cool evenings, taking in the views watching the world pass by or monitor the livestock. House was set on a new foundation at the turn of the century, over a dug utility basements with exterior access. New brick fire stop and chimney were built in order to operate "The Performer" Wood Stove. Hot water provided by a gas continuous flow water heater. Gas is provided by a 500 gallon underground LP tank. Additionally property is equipped with a GE 12 KV LP gas back up generator. New asphalt drive and parking area. 3,700SF vegetable garden with drip irrigation system., purported to be the best organic food plot on the mountain. Two-car garage with sub-paneled electric. Includes 2 Sears 20 CF chest freezer. Metal-clad poll barn, run in, built in 2017, roughly 50 feet x 25 feet (1,260 s.f.), with a roughly 18 foot x 31.5 foot canopy (567 s.f.). Approximately 50'x100' Pond can be found on the lower field has a partially collapsed bank but can easily be resurrected. Metal barn (60' x 100') with livestock pens and loft storage. On the east side is a covered paddock with feed troughs and livestock headlock. Four bay poll barn and 2 re-sheathed goat houses (originally chicken coups). House, metal barn and goat heated auto water fixture is serviced by a 180' well. Upper fields are equipped with an automatic livestock watering system that is gravity fed from a 1,000 gallon underground storage tank. This tank is filled from a new 425 foot well by a direct current centrifugal pump driven by four solar panels. The goat field and a portion of the fields abutting the barn are fences with 48" livestock wire, the balance of the fencing is five wire electric. Livestock is available for sale and can be negotiated separately, Unfortunately the goats were recently sold. Make this wonderful self-sufficient property your own today!

Price History
9/10/2021 Listed $574,900

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, FHA
Accessibility Mobility Improvements, Grab Bars Mod, Other
Additional Parcels Y/N Yes
Appliances Dishwasher, Freezer, Instant Hot Water, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Conditioner - Owned, Water Heater - Tankless, Dryer - Electric
Architectural Style Cabin/Lodge, Cottage, Farmhouse/National Folk, Log Home, Loft with Bedrooms, Post & Beam, Other
Association Y/N No
Avg. Electric Per Month 21.0
Basement Outside Entrance, Unfinished, Side Entrance
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Log, Cedar
Cool Fuel Electric, Solar Photovoltaic
Cooling Window Unit(s)
Days on Market 83
Electric 440 Volts, Generator
Exterior Features Kennels, Outbuilding(s), Stone Retaining Walls, Other
Facing Direction East
Flooring Wood
Garage Spaces 10.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Green Energy Generation PV Solar Array(s) Owned
Heating Forced Air, Wood Burn Stove
Historic Y/N No
Interior Features Kitchen - Country, Recessed Lighting, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors, Wood Stove
Levels 1.5
Location Type Mountain
Lot Size Square Feet 1061557.20
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession 0-30 Days CD, Coin w/Sell Sett
Price Per Sq Ft 532.31
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Good
Roof Metal, Pitched
School District 121139693024
Security Features Smoke Detector
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Private Septic Tank
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 1751.0
Tax Year 2021
Utilities Propane, Electric Available, Phone Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Mountain, Panoramic, Scenic Vista, Valley, Pasture, Other
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning A
Zoning Description Agricultural, Residential

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 1080
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Avg. Heating Oil Per Month 0.0
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 1
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N No
Fireplace Features Wood, Heatilator, Flue for Stove
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 2
Heating Fuel Propane - Owned, Wood
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Propane, Tankless, Instant Hot Water
Laundry Type Main Floor
Living Area 1080
Room Type Living Room, Kitchen, Study, Sun/Florida Room, Laundry, Storage Room, Utility Room, Bathroom 1, Full Bath
Total Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 1
Total Fireplaces 1
Window Features Double Hung

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 10
Fencing Wire, Electric, Barbed Wire
Foundation Details Other
Garage Features Additional Storage Area, Other
Horse Amenities Horses Allowed
Horse Y/N Yes
Inclusions Ground Mount 24 Panel Solar Photoelectric System and 4 Solar Panel Livestock Watering System for 425' well, both owned outright
Lot Features Backs - Parkland, Cleared, Mountainous, Partly Wooded, Pond, Road Frontage, Rural, Sloping, Other
Lot Size Acres 24.37
Lot Size Source Estimated
Navigable Water Y/N No
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway
Road Responsibility City/County, Public
Road Surface Type Black Top
Soil Types Mixed
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 10
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Other
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Full Bath Main
Kitchen Main
Laundry Main
Living Room Main
Storage Room Lower 1
Study Main
Sun/Florida Room Main
Utility Room Lower 1


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Contingent Average in 21727

AVG $410K
AVG $2,349
AVG 71
Year Built
AVG 1916

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