Just 5 miles from the Balsam Ski Area is this lovely Post & Beam home that has approximately 2,000 square feet of living space and sits on 5.23 acres with a small orchard of fruit trees and grapes. Inside you will find 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room that looks out at the mountains views and ski area, a large kitchen, dining room, and master bedroom on the first floor. The lower level is finished walk out with climate control. The property includes a green house,wind turbine and a generator for back up that gives you the ability to be off the grid. Also on the property is the Old School House that would work for storage for all your toys or a barn for your animals. This property has been hayed by a neighbor in the past and would make a great horse property with miles of dirt roads to ride on. There is also a garage/work area. With the Balsams under construction this would make a great 1st or 2nd home. Close to miles of snow mobile trails and approximately18 miles from Canada.