This is a rare opportunity to own about 186 pristine acres in Franklin County! The property offers a multitude of opportunities including farming, recreational use, and development. A 2,884 square foot home built in 1852 sits on the property which features 3 Bedrooms and 2 full Bathrooms. Most of the home was renovated in 2005. Experience the charm and panoramic views of a country estate while enjoying an effortless commute to St Louis County or St Louis City! There are a number of potential uses of the property. Recreational use opportunities include deer and turkey hunting, adding a pond for fishing, 4 wheeling, or using as an equestrian property. The property is a farmer's dream with 100 - 130 tillable acres, an abundance of fescue hay, existing terraces throughout, pristine timber, and lush woodlands. Great for soybeans, corn, wheat, etc. the property has great pastureland with existing fencing, 3 natural springs, existing hay for feed, and plenty of trees for shading. There are also a number of different development opportunities such as new home building, turning into a winery, bed and breakfast, or wedding venue. This would be a great opportunity for someone doing a 1031 exchange! The property features a functioning silo and huge 2-Story barn with tongue and groove wood, solid flooring for storage, and a section for cow milking. Other outbuildings include the detached 2 car garage, smoke house for curing meats, large shed on a concrete slab, and an outhouse built in 1852. There's also a andquot;chow bellandquot; from the 1800's! The front door of the home opens to the Entry Foyer with ceramic tile floors that flow throughout most of the Main Floor. The Entry Foyer opens to the spacious Living Room which leads to the Kitchen. The Kitchen boasts granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, maple cabinetry, dining area, and a granite backsplash. A full Bathroom, Laundry Room with a utility sink, and the spacious Master Bedroom with dual closets completes the Main Floor. The Second Floor features a Loft area and two spacious Bedrooms, both with dual closets. One of the Bedrooms has a private full Bathroom. The Lower Level boasts ample storage space. Other highlights include: all brick home, zoned HVAC, one new furnace (2022), new water heater (2022), ADT security system, covered front and back porches, shutters original to the home from 1852, high ceilings throughout, 4 decorative fireplaces, and the attic with additional storage space. Relax outside on the covered front porch and enjoy the stunning view from the front of the home. Location could not be better - 3 minutes from highway 44, 15 minutes from Historic Washington, and close to restaurants, shops, and schools!