The listing is calling this one a “mini-farm”, which I’m not sure has a technical definition, but I guess can mean any property of some acreage where you can raise animals, plant crops, etc. This one is attached to a 10-acre plot. Let’s start with the aerial view:

The locale is Somerset which is in Perry County, Ohio – one of dozens of lesser-known-for-the-Amish corners of the state. There are two Amish settlements in the area, both small, one north of the town and the other south. The home has a low flat ranch look to it with a big front porch:

Here’s our description, a short one indicating that besides the standard lack of public electricity, this one also lacks plumbing (although confusingly the Zillow listing does indicate one bathroom):

Amish built home on a mini farm with just over 10 acres! Large open kitchen & living room with wood burning stove. First floor master. Huge basement with 3 more bedrooms. Full front porch. Multiple out buildings and sheds (8×10, 8×16, 12×12, 12×30). Special financing required (no plumbing or electric).

The photos are not very high resolution here but we can still get a pretty nice look inside. Let’s start with the kitchen, which blends into the living area:

Battery-powered lights are hung from ceiling hooks in this home:

As you can see the home is simple but cozy.

Nice view.

What’s in those pots?

The bedrooms here are pretty spartan. The metal ceiling gives this room at least a “shop home” feel.

This bedroom feels more finished.

This looks like an extra room in a more unfinished part of the home.

A view on what looks to be the back of the property.

So what’s the price of this 1,536-square-foot, 10-acre mini-farm home?

It’s currently up for sale at $270,000. The agent is Pete T. Bekos of RE/MAX Connection, Realtors.

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