Updated: 3:13 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2012 | Posted: 10:57 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2012

Log home living

Covered porch, elevated deck offer views of wooded acreage

By Ginny McCabe

For Real Estate Plus

A picturesque log home at 5356 McCoy Road in Reily Twp. is nothing less than breathtaking with its 5 acres of spectacular views, a creek and so much more.

Listed with Century 21 Thacker & Associates Inc. for $287,700, this story-and-a-half home is constructed of wood and stone with 8-inch yellow pine logs and Northern white pine interior walls. A covered front porch is just the place for relaxing as homeowners enjoy the wildlife and other natural beauty, which surrounds the home on every side.

The home sits back from the road. An extended, gravel driveway, a wooden, split-rail fence and mature trees set the stage for the other extraordinary features that are to come.

This well-maintained property has an open foyer with hardwood flooring and an easy-to-reach coat closet. The foyer opens into an inviting great room which features a wood-burning fireplace and wall-to-wall carpeting. The hospitality continues in the adjoining dining room, with French doors that open onto a rear deck.

The home’s eat-in kitchen will serve every cook’s needs with its hardwood flooring, custom window treatments, wood cabinets, granite countertops and a built-in planning desk. Stainless-steel appliances convey with the sale and include an oven/range, a dishwasher, a refrigerator and a microwave. A first-floor laundry includes a washer and a dryer.

With three bedrooms and three full bathrooms, there is a bedroom and a full bath on each level. The sleeping area of main bedroom suite has three closets, including a spacious, walk-in. A luxury adjoining bath sits in one corner of the room, and it features laminate flooring, a whirlpool tub, dual vanities and a linen closet/storage space.

Upstairs is a loft or a study accented by a built-in, floor-to-ceiling bookcase and wooden window blinds.

The finished, walk-out lower level with glass-block windows includes a bedroom, a full bathroom and a family room. There is also an unfinished section that is ideal for storage.

Other extras include an expansive, rear deck and a 22 x 26 pole barn with electric.


PRICE: $287,700


DIRECTIONS: Ohio 732 to McCoy Road

HIGHLIGHTS: About 1,800 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 5 acres, finished lower level, loft with built-in bookcase, equipped kitchen, covered porch, deck, split-rail fence, pole barn with electric

FOR MORE DETAILS: Tina Ector Century 21 Thacker & Associates Inc. (513) 477-6737 or 524-2221

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