Private mountain retreat along Hornet Creek northwest of Council, Idaho. Situated on over 25 acres of land, this picturesque property offers 1,100 feet of creek frontage, a large shop with living quarters, 2 barns, irrigated pasture, and 1880 priority water rights. The inviting single-level home offers stunning views of Council Mountain and is a great place to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Land This mountain property sits on 25.97 acres of level and rolling topography. Located on a county-maintained road, this property strikes the perfect balance between seclusion and accessibility. While surrounded by the tranquility of nature, you’ll find essential amenities within a short distance. The local school, grocery store, and restaurants are all conveniently just 5.4 miles away in Council, Idaho. The property’s layout and amenities make it well-suited for accommodating horses or cattle. The pasture is irrigated via gated pipe and sub-irrigates so it stays green throughout the growing season. The hay crop and grazing permit currently generate extra income for the property owner. Additional amenities on the property include 2 old barns, small storage sheds, a corral, and a small steel silo allowing for ample storage space. Among the many structures on the property, is a 40ft x 74 ft steel shop. This spacious fully-insulated drive-through building includes 220-volt power, 5 doors, and additional living space. The shop’s 640 sq ft apartment provides accommodations for a guest with a kitchen-sitting room, bathroom, and bedroom. It is plumbed for propane but is currently heated with a wood stove. For those with a green thumb, the property boasts garden boxes and nutrient-rich soil, making it an ideal setting for cultivating a garden. Furthermore, you will discover five apple trees, one nectarine tree, one pear tree, wild plum trees, and a trio of cherry trees gracing the landscape. Enjoy nature walks along the path leading to the creek and designated picnic area. This serene setting is the perfect place to relax, have a picnic, or perhaps catch a glimpse of the local wildlife. 25.97 Acres 2 Barns with Power & Water Corral Creek Frontage Fruit Trees Natural Springs (Year Round) Picnic Area Shop 40ft x 74ft with Living Quarters Steel Silo Storage Sheds Views of Council Mountain Walking Path to Creek Water Rights Wildlife Year Round Access Improvements The primary residence is a charming 3-bedroom, 2-bath home that underwent a total remodel in 2006. With two designated sitting areas, a living room, and an office the layout is flexible to suit your needs. Propane heat keeps you comfortable throughout the year, and recent upgrades include the installation of a Lennox heater in 2021 and a replacement of the air conditioning unit in 2022. The natural spring provides domestic water to the house along with water for the lawn’s sprinkler system. The front porch and back porches provide ideal spots to relax, entertain, and enjoy the surrounding views. 1,832 Sq Ft 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms Air Conditioning – NEW in 2022 Breakfast Bar Fenced & Gated Yard Furnishings Included Garden Boxes Lennox Heater – NEW in 2021 Log Siding Propane Heat Septic Spring Water Wood Stove Recreation Hop on your horse or UTV via the nearby public gravel road, which grants access to the nearby state and national forest service lands. The Council area is considered the gateway to recreation in Central Idaho providing access to the Payette National Forest, the Seven Devils Mountain range, and a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities. Some of the outdoor adventures residents and visitors enjoy include fishing, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling, camping, and hiking. In particular, many appreciate the strolling or biking along the Weiser River Trail, which is an 84-mile-long public recreational trail formed along the old Pacific and Idaho Northern railroad grade. This trail follows the Weiser River, provides access to thousands of acres of public lands, and is a great place to spot big game, waterfowl, and other wildlife. Another hotspot in the region is Lost Valley Reservoir, which is a public recreational site that offers camping, canoeing, and fishing experiences. 0.15 miles from BLM Land 0.5 miles from State of Idaho Land 1.5 miles from National Forest Land 5.4 miles from Council, Idaho 5.7 miles from US Highway 95 20.4 miles from Ben Ross Reservoir 26.6 miles from Mundo Hot Springs 27.8 miles from Lost Valley Reservoir 27.8 miles from the Weiser River National Recreation Trailhead 36.5 miles from Zims Hot Springs 41.7 miles from Brundage Ski Resort 43.8 miles from Payette Lake 44.8 miles from Tamarack Ski Resort Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources The property includes 22.40 acres of irrigation water rights from Hornet Creek and stock water rights for up to 13,000 gallons per day. 1880 Priority Irrigation Water Rights: Water Right No. 67-14777 1918 Priority Irrigation Water Rights: Water Right No. 67-4229 1941 Priority Stockwater Rights: Water Right No. 67-4226 Location Council, Idaho is a quaint mountain community that acts as the county seat of Adams County and sits along US Highway 95. This area is considered the gateway to recreation in Central Idaho providing access to the Payette National Forest, the Seven Devils mountain range, and a plethora of outdoor recreational opportunities. Some of the outdoor adventures residents and visitors enjoy include fishing, hunting, skiing, snowmobiling, camping, and hiking. In particular, many appreciate strolling or biking along the Weiser River Trail, which is an 84-mile-long public recreational trail along the old Pacific and Idaho Northern railroad grade. This trail follows the Weiser River, provides access to thousands of acres of public lands, and is a great place to spot big game, waterfowl, and other wildlife. Another hotspot in the region is Lost Valley Reservoir, which is a public recreational site that offers camping, canoeing, and fishing experiences. Local events celebrated in the area include Meadow Valley Days, the World Famous Porcupine Races, and the Adams County Fair and Rodeo.