Remember as a kid, or even as an adult now, driving down the road and saying "That is my dream house!" and thinking to yourself I will buy that some day. That some day has come. Here is your chance to buy historic Glenncliff Farm in Independence, Kansas! As you turn off of Highway 75 and enter the gated and paved driveway that leads you in, take a deep breath and be ready to view all the amenities this home has to offer!
Sitting on 25 beautiful acres overlooking the Elk and Verdigris River valley are breath taking views for miles. The 6,000 plus square foot main house is loaded with history. This tudor style estate with elegant European fixtures throughout has 4 bedrooms and 4 and a half baths giving it so many possibilities. In the beautifully updated kitchen you will find gorgeous new natural quartzite countertops with a beautiful new tile backsplash. The built-in fridge along with an industrial sized gas makes cooking a breeze. The center island features a beautiful natural wood top and also offers two cold storage drawers and extra seating. Just off the kitchen is the spacious dining room featuring hand hewn wood and sandstone that were both harvested from the property. Moving through the main floor you will find the huge family area with custom-built furniture and a cozy fireplace. The bedrooms are located on the second floor, including the master bed and bathroom. The second floor also has tons of storage as well as multiple cedar closets. The 3rd floor offers ample storage or office space The partial basement gives more storage opportunities for you and the family.
Making your way around the large walk-out patio you will notice the original farmhouse with two car garage. This was the original start of Glencliff Farm. Offering a full bath and large bedroom as well as an open living area with fireplace. All of the stone and walnut lumber was harvested from the farm itself. Having a large attached two car garage and covered walkways to the main house gives guests a covered area out of the weather. A walkway from the farm house to the second floor of the main house is an added feature.
Strolling down the driveway past the amazing hay meadow headed west, you will come to the cottage. The cottage offers a jacuzzi tub along with an open living and dining area, full bathroom, kitchenette and bedroom. Sliding glass doors lead you out to the shaded patio.
Next to the cottage is the large horse barn. As you enter, will see multiple horse stalls throughout. Fences surround the barn for your horse, and automatic waterers have been installed. The barn offers several feed storage areas, as well as tool and tack rooms. The stairwell leads you to the rustic loft area which has been known to host many events including weddings, birthday parties, anniversary events and Neewollah festival parties. There are so many opportunities with this beautiful barn.
East of the main house is the saltwater pool area. A stone walkway with a sitting area leads you to it. In addition to the pool is the beautiful pool house. Entering the pool house door the first thing you will see is the commercial sized grill with roll up door that lets you cook out for family and friends and enjoy the large covered patio overlooking the pool. Also in the pool house is a walk-in cooler, the pool filtration system, a game room and complete bathroom/changing area with a shower. The retractable awning on west side of the building gives you an additional shaded area for your big pool parties. Just to the east of pool house is a basketball court ready for the kids to play. On the east side of the pool a fire pit awaits you to sit, relax, and watch the stars.
This rich history of this farm, dating back to 1925, makes it very SPECIAL indeed. The current and previous owners of this amazing property have done a wonderful job documenting and maintaining the historical features, documents, photos, and awards. Owning this property gives you your chance to write a page in the history of Glencliff Farm.