Randle Farmhouse is a 7-acre homestead is located in the community of Randle, Washington, just south of US Route 12, which is also known as the White Pass Scenic Byway. The city of Centralia, is 60± miles northwest from the property, and Seattle is 100± miles north.
The Randle Farmhouse is on the south side of Kehoe Rd, just south of Highway 12, which is also known as the White Pass Scenic Byway. Kehoe Road is a paved road with minimal traffic. The Cowlitz River is just south of the property. The quiet location has the added benefit of being less than 1 mile from the elementary and high schools.
The property has perimeter fencing, with pastures for livestock or hay. On average the property produces 3-4 tons per acre of grass hay per year, depending on spring rainfall. There is also a fruit tree orchard and garden space. A 36’ deep well provides domestic water.
The property has been in the same family for over 60 years. According to the seller, this is one of the only homesites in the area that is not in a flood zone.
The home is in a gorgeous setting with incredible views of the Cascade Range. The 1,350 sf farmhouse was built in 1936. The two bedroom home needs remodeling, with some of the work already started. Floor coverings have been removed in some areas of the home, and some wiring has been updated.
Outbuildings include a 40’X60’± machine shed that is wired with 440 power, and has double doors in the front and back. It is built from quality lumber, and is perfect for parking boats, RVs, or other equipment.
An insulated woodshop is built on skids and is wired with 220 power. There is also a classic old barn and other smaller storage buildings.
About the area: Highway 12 runs from Yakima through the Cascade Mountains south of Mt Rainier, and connecting to I-5. Mt Adams and Mt St Helens lay to south. The byway leads through through the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The Cowlitz River flanks the highway for much of the way as it winds down into the Big Bottom Valley. This part of Washington is popular for recreation with trophy fishing in the Cowlitz River, water sports on Riffe Lake, snow sports at White Pass Ski Resort, camping at Takhlakh Lake, and many more adventures nearby.