[Homestead] Moving to WV
VAN DELL JORDAN
vdjor at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 1 23:33:27 EDT 2007
A man in our area was asking about a place to live and
some kind of job..this might fit.
Do you know exactly where this place is and how to
--- Lynda <lurine at softcom.net> wrote:
> Forwarded with permission. Maybe someone knows
> someone looking for a
> caretakers job?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "zen_sojourner" <ZenSojourner at hotmail.com>
> > I've been accepted to a doctoral program in West
> Virginia in clinical
> > psychology. The program is specifically aimed at
> those planning to go
> > into practice in a rural environment. So
> eventually I'll be back
> > somewhere rural, but for the next 5 years, it
> isn't going to be here
> > in Missouri.
> > So I'm looking for preferably a caretaker,
> possibly a buyer for my 26
> > acres in Missouri. There is a house, closed in
> but no interior finish
> > work has been done. There is a well. There is a
> barn, 3 years old.
> > There is power. There is not a septic tank. I
> had a sawdust toilet
> > and intended to go with a composting toilet
> > 26 acres total, about 16 of that is flat, about 9
> acres in pasture.
> > The soil is clay loam (unusual for on top of a
> ridge in Missouri, but
> > there you have it). There are allegedly 3 wet
> weather springs on the
> > back side of the property down into the ravine,
> but I can't say as
> > I've ever found them. Deer and turkey abound.
> Trees are mostly oak,
> > some hickory, pawpaw, and elm, some cedar and
> pine, but mostly oak.
> > I've been there for 9 years. I have a lot
> invested - emotionally - in
> > the place. I intended to die there. I'm
> extremely attached to it.
> > I'd like to come back to it, if possible, but to
> do that, I'd need a
> > long-term caretaker. Otherwise, I don't see how I
> can avoid having to
> > sell it.
> > If anyone is interested, contact me off-list.
> > Thanks.
> > Sojourner
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