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St. Clair County, Alabama

Address: 184 Wood Street, Steele
Price: $399,000
Acres: 87
Property taxes: $641 per year
House: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,100 square feet

It's easy to get away from the city – and back again – when you're minutes off I-59 and just 50 miles northeast of Birmingham. That's the case with this livestock and crop farm in Steele. Bring in some cattle dogs and you'll have everything you need to run the farm, including a pasture and a barn big enough for equipment and tractor storage. There's even a four-acre lake and a three-quarter acre pond. Hunters will appreciate the mature hardwood forest that covers approximately 30 acres. The ranch-style house boasts wood paneling throughout and some nice amenities including a double-oven in the kitchen and floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace in the great room. And let's not forget the two two-car garages. One's attached, one's detached and includes a bedroom and shower. This is the third-least-expensive property in our slide show and has the second-lowest property taxes.

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Contact: Chad Camp of Lovejoy Realty at 205-478-4974

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