1028 Griffith Lane, Monticello, AR 71655

$ 1,200,000

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Home & 136 Acres

Property Info
Status:Active
Price:$ 1,200,000
Beds:4
Baths:4 Baths (4 F)
Type:Single Family
Size:3,500 ft²
Features
  • Solar powered coded iron gate, 136 acres, 20 acre lake, 3 ponds, timber
  • 3500 sq ft 2 story 4 bd, 4 ba home, cathedral ceiling, wrap around porch, patio
  • Workshop w 2 overhead doors, workbench, rest room, patio & carport
  • 5000 sq ft pole barn, 6 stall barn,
  • 1/2 mi. paved road frontage, & 1/2 mi. Griffith Lane, several potential building sites, 3 inch water line waterline
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Garnett Rd. is a paved rural road in southeast Arkansas near Monticello in Drew County, about 15 minutes from downtown. Turn from Garnett Rd, onto the gravel drive at 1028 Griffith Lane and the first thing you’ll see is the beautiful, black iron, solar powered, coded gate with metal horse cutouts on either side. Continuing from the gate you’ll cross the south end of the 20 acre lake. Either side of this drive holds potential for development into several building lots. The road makes a left turn and the home comes in to view.

This all-electric home has 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths, 2 downstairs and 2 upstairs. It has about 5000 sq ft under roof with 3400 sq ft heated and cooled by a new HVAC system and 18” of insulation. In case of electrical outage, you can rely on the commercial grade, propane fueled Koehler whole house generator. Other features include: Hardwood floors in the main living area and kitchen, carpet in the bedrooms and tile in the bathrooms. All doors in the home are wide enough for wheelchair passage. Whirlpool tub in master bath with 2 vanities and 2 walk in closets. Huge upstairs bonus room not heated and cooled but has natural wood floors, walls, and ceiling. There is a secret walk-in closet/ safe room. And 2 hot water heaters supply plenty of hot water.

You will arrive on the south side of the home looking over a concrete driveway into the large 2 vehicle carport. A left turn here will take you west towards the lake then right (north) to a circle drive in front of the home. A river rock walkway leads to the, also made of river rock and concrete, wrap around porch. The wrap around porch shows off the log siding, bead board ceilings, bay windows and pine post railing. The front of the home faces west with a grand view of the lake and fenced pasture around the lake currently being grazed by several of the owner’s Arabian horses.

You may enter the house from this front porch into the family room where you will notice the upstairs loft over the back of the family room. This open loft living area is lined with bookshelves and lies between the two upstairs bedrooms. Also, from this room if you look back towards the west, you will see the huge river rock fireplace and chimney surrounded by windows extending to the top of the cathedral ceiling offering a view of the lake from inside the home from the ground floor as well as the loft. The fireplace has a pellet heater insert that warms most of the house. Central electric heat  supplements the pellet heater and circulates heat throughout the house.

Bedrooms lie on either side of this family room but let’s now walk under the loft into the breakfast/dining room. On the left is the stairway with pine post railing. Straight ahead is a double French door to the outside. On the right is the kitchen with oak cabinets and a long granite topped island. At the far end the kitchen, a door leads past the pantry into the utility/laundry room that also includes a butler’s pantry. Take a left turn and walk through the utility room to exit the house onto the carport you were looking into when you first arrived. On the right side of the carport, you will see two large storage rooms. On the left is the utility room door you just exited. Then, continuing through the carport along the side of the house on the river rock and concrete walkway, you pass the kitchen windows and see the French double door that exits the breakfast/ dining room onto a large patio. This patio is on the east side of the house, so it enjoys a mixture of sun and shade in the morning and full shade in the evening. Looking northward across the large lawn is a greenhouse. To the right of the greenhouse is a 26 x 40 shop. This building is on concrete, has an 8 x 26 covered porch on the west end just right for a swing and a great view of the lake. The shop has 2 automatic overhead garage doors,  2 work benches with cabinets, is wired with 110v and a 220v welder accessory outlet, has a half bath, closet, and motel air conditioning. On the East end is an open sided 26 x 20 covered patio or carport with electrical outlets and ceiling light.

This property is currently in 3 parcels. The following information is derived from the county courthouse records and personal observation.

Parcel 001-5828-000 is a wedge shaped 58 acres that is fenced and includes 8 acres of the lake, approximately 32 acres of timber, approximately 16 acres of pasture, 1 small pond, the 5000 sq ft pole barn and the 6-stall barn. This parcel contains all the property’s ½ mile of paved road frontage  and several potential building sites. Griffith Lane enters this parcel on the south end and west side from Garnett Rd, goes through the iron gate for about 600 ft. then enters the 2nd parcel.

Parcel 001-5829-000 is a rectangular shaped 53 acres containing approximately 45 acres of timber and approximately 8 acres of lake. After crossing the above parcel, Griffith Lane enters this parcel also on the west side & south end. Traveling east, within 850 ft. it crosses the south end of the lake, then turns north. For the next ¼ mile, the road is lined with planted pine and natural hardwood forests. There are potential building sites on either side and those on the west side of the road would be lakefront.

Parcel 001-05829-001 is 22 acres with 14 acres timber, the other  8 acres includes the house, lawn, shop, greenhouse, some pasture, and a portion of the lake.



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Local Schools

School NameTypeDistanceGreatSchools Rating
Monticello Christian Academy
910 Old Warren Road, Monticello AR 71655
(870) 460-0829
private
9.1 mi
Monticello High School
390 Clyde Ross Drive, Monticello AR 71655
(870) 367-4050
public
9.2 mi
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Monticello Vocational Center
741 Scogin Drive, Monticello AR 71655
(870) 367-4060
public
9.3 mi
Monticello Intermediate School
280 Clyde Ross Drive, Monticello AR 71655
(870) 367-4030
public
9.3 mi
map link
Monticello Middle School
180 Clyde Ross Drive, Monticello AR 71655
(870) 367-4040
public
9.4 mi
map link
Monticello Elementary School
1037 Scogin Drive, Monticello AR 71655
(870) 367-4010
public
9.6 mi
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