Governor Bond Lake Retreat
Your escape begins at the Trails End. This is your family retreat or year-round home nestled in the middle of 12 acres of private woods. Leave the stress behind! Your secluded, end-of-the-road lakefront property offers gorgeous views of 775-acre Governor Bond Lake at the deepest and most desirable part of the lake. It is a truly unique piece of nature, offering towering trees, gentle hills and ravines, rolling grass areas, and over 1,500 feet of shoreline a recreational paradise. Enjoy the outdoors exploring the woods, climbing trees, spending time with kids in the playhouse, and of course boating, skiing, and fishing. At the end of the day, unwind in your sauna on the lake. And in the winter, do not miss your opportunity for the exhilarating Polar Bear Plunge! This second-to-none family compound is just 5 minutes from Greenville, 10 minutes from I-70, and 1 hour from St. Louis.
The Clearing | As you proceed up the drive, the woods open to an impressive view of the lake. Follow the drive to the lake home with an over-sized, 2-car detached garage and basketball goal out front. South of the house, a flagstone path traverses down a gentle hill. You ll cross the dry creek bed & footbridge on your way to the beach and boathouse.
Lake Home | Set prominently on a point, this custom home offers over 3,400 square feet of multi-level living with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. It features hardwood floors, plastered walls mixed with oversized stained trim, expansive windows, and a cathedral, timber-frame ceiling throughout. The great room boasts a fireplace towering 22 feet above the floor. Endless windows, a wraparound deck, a walkout basement, and a lower patio area all lend themselves to picturesque views. Nearly every room has a lake view. The finished basement is bright and open with 8-10 foot ceilings and large windows for good natural lighting in every room. The main floor and deck are raised approximately 5 feet above grade, enhancing both the views and your privacy. Between the house and the lake is a fire pit and massive oaks for additional privacy from boaters.Boathouse | This uniquely constructed boathouse features multiple levels, including over 800 sq. ft. of storage above and an upper bridge to the hillside. Down below is the 8x8 sauna, 16x25 private sun deck, and 2 boat slips with electric hoists.
Multi-Purpose Building | Also on the property is a 5,000+ sq. ft. office/shop/storage building with both finished and unfinished areas, as well as climate control. If used as an office, this will be the shortest commute to work that you ll ever have! It is also ideal for ATV or automobile storage, a wood working shop, indoor archery, a game room you name it, the prospects are endless.
Possibilities | Trails End is a unique, outdoor paradise offering a variety of uses. The property is ideal for a year-round home, family compound, executive retreat, high end rental, or it could be subdivided.
Age: 11-20 Years Old
Amenities: Sports Court
Architecture Style: Other
Lot Size: 12 Acres
Parking Type: Driveway, Garage - Detached
Roof Type: Unknown
Rooms: Bedroom, Full Bath