Owen County Real Estate

Owen County Real Estate

Owen County: A Hidden Gem in Indiana

Nestled in the heart of Indiana, Owen County is a hidden gem that offers a tranquil and picturesque setting for residents and visitors alike. Located in the state of Indiana, Owen County is known for its natural beauty, friendly communities, and rich history.

Nature enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise in Owen County. With its rolling hills, lush forests, and scenic waterways, the county is a haven for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and boating. McCormick's Creek State Park, Indiana's first state park, is a popular destination for nature lovers, offering stunning waterfalls, rugged canyons, and miles of hiking trails.

Owen County is also home to charming small towns that exude a sense of community and warmth. The county seat, Spencer, features a historic downtown area with quaint shops, local eateries, and beautiful architecture. From the annual Apple Butter Festival to the weekly farmers' market, there is always something happening in Owen County to bring the community together.

For those seeking a slower pace of life, Owen County offers a variety of affordable real estate options. From cozy cottages to spacious country homes, there is something to suit every taste and budget. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or a place to raise a family, Owen County has it all.

With its natural beauty, friendly communities, and affordable real estate, Owen County is a hidden gem just waiting to be discovered. Whether you're looking to relocate or simply explore the area, Owen County is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Newest Listings in Owen County

$159,900
202425801 MLS Brandon Smith
Small acreage tract that packs a big punch. This would be a great place to own as a getaway spot to enjoy the great outdoors. A huge-huge bonus, this property is bordered by the Owen Putnam State Forest and there are thousands of more acres one could enjoy by accessing it from this ground. There is a nice wood cabin nestled within the forest, a great place to setup up camp and have friends and family over. This small cabin is great for getting out of the elements, weekend getaways and has electric and plenty of room to sleep people. The wrap around front porch is ideal for sitting out and enjoying the sounds of mother nature. This land consists of a beautiful forest and is easy to get around on. For the hunters, the wooded ground provides the ideal habitat for deer, turkey, small game and all wildlife to call home. There are good deer sign throughout the property. Fish Creek runs just along the outskirts of the property in the state forest ground and provides a reliable source of water for the wildlife. The turkey and mushroom hunting are known to be good here as well. There is trail system in place for getting around on the property and easily accessing the public ground trail system. This awesome piece of land provides a peacefulness of the country yet it’s not far from many towns. Did I mention it was bordered by thousands of acres of public ground for additional outdoor enjoyment such as hiking, hunting, bird watching and exploring.

4627 Hale Hill Road, Poland

Listing courtesy of Brandon Smith from Whitetail Properties Real Estate. cell: 317-709-2904

$199,900
202425772 MLS Brandon Smith
Looking for your own piece of land that offers great hunting/recreational opportunities, with the possibility of building a cabin/home or putting a camper on. Look no further. A huge-huge bonus, this property is bordered on 3 sides by the Owen Putnam State Forest and there are thousands of more acres one could enjoy by accessing it from this ground. This land is comprised of a good mixture of Indiana hardwood timber. Tree species include poplar, hickory, maple, oak, walnut and beech. There are 2 entrances to the property, with a little clearing and clean up needed, both would make great buildable locations for a nice cabin, home or a place to have a camper. One entrance has water, electric and septic in place and the second has electric. This wooded ground provides the ideal habitat for deer, turkey, small game and all wildlife to call home. There are deer sign all over the property in the form of rubs, scraps and trails. Jordan Creek is a nice rock bottom creek that comes in and out of the property and runs along the perimeter of the property providing a reliable source of water for the wildlife. The turkey and mushroom hunting are known to be good here as well. There is a good trail system in place for getting around on the property and accessing different stand locations. This awesome piece of land provides a peacefulness of the country yet it’s not far from towns for dining, shopping and entertainment. This land also provides for fun recreational activities such as ATV riding, hiking and horseback riding. Did I mention it was bordered by thousands of acres of public ground for additional enjoyment. There are 2 older mobile homes and a few older vehicles on property that zero value has been placed on. Property is being sold “As-Is” and the seller will not be removing or doing any clean-up.

8655 Lutz Road, Poland

Listing courtesy of Brandon Smith from Whitetail Properties Real Estate. cell: 317-709-2904

$579,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 202425360 MLS 3,496 SqFt. Judson Casebeer
Looking for a spacious home that offers acres of privacy, yet is close to town? Check out this stunning, 3 bed, 3 bath, 3496 sqft brick ranch home over a fully finished walk out basement. This beautiful home sits on 17.24 of mostly wooded acres on a dead end road. This home is has been meticulously maintained and consists of high quality craftsmanship. The main level of the home consists of 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The primary suite includes his and hers walk-in closets, dual sinks and jetted tub. Also located on the main level is an open concept living/kitchen/dining area and includes a large island. Sliding doors lead to a partially covered back deck perfect for relaxing and enjoying views of nature and the abundant wildlife. There is also an office, large laundry room and plenty of closets on the main level of the home. The basement offers a massive living space, an additional full kitchen, full bath, and 3 additional rooms complete with closet/storage areas. These areas could be used for a variety of purposes. The expansive 8 1/2' finished ceilings add to the open, spacious feel. This area also includes a sliding door leading to partially covered patio, great for entertaining! As if this isn't enough space, there is also an attached 2 car garage and a separate 60x40 detached garage. In addition to additional garage space, the detached garage also includes 529 sqft of finished living space. The apartment includes a full bath, kitchen, bedroom, and living room, and its own HVAC system. Possibilities for this space are ENDLESS. Currently being used as an at-home office. The property consists of 3 separate parcels, giving an owner many future options. The home sits on 7.56 acres, there is a 4.69 acre tract adjacent to the north, and a 5 acre tract adjacent to the south. The home and the detached garage had new roofs installed in May 2024. Basement updated in 2024 as well with additional rooms added. Whether your'e and outdoor enthusiast, or simply trying to escape to your own private retreat, this property is truly a must see! Schedule a private showing today.

744 Chapman Road, Spencer

Listing courtesy of Judson Casebeer from Millican Realty. Cell: 215-450-1437

$499,900
3 Beds 1 Baths 202425032 MLS 1,935 SqFt. Corey Mauder
Discover this hidden gem in Owen Co. on a beautiful 35-acre parcel, partially wooded for privacy. A meandering gated driveway leads you to the original 1880s farmhouse, a charming story-and-a-half home perched on the rolling hills of this picturesque property. This farmhouse has been preserved with valuable upgrades, retaining its original hardwood floors, tall ceilings, and an abundance of natural light through updated energy-efficient windows. The walls are adorned with beadboard wainscoting, adding a touch of classic charm. Enjoy a seat on the porch, take in the native hydrangeas & majestic maple tree in the front landscape before entering the front door to the large living room featuring an original brick fireplace. The main floor master bedroom is spacious and includes an additional front door entrance. The formal dining room has built-in cabinetry and shelving, a long wall of windows, & an intricate textured wallpaper ceiling. In the center of the home in addition to the staircase leading up, a Fisher woodstove on a brick hearth is ideal for cozy evenings. The tastefully renovated eat-in kitchen features views of the backyard, vaulted ceiling, new beadboard cabinetry, SS appliances, & LVP flooring. Laundry room includes a utility sink & extensive cabinetry matching the bath. Utility/mud room is a versatile space w/ concrete floors, several closets, countertops, & dry sink. The upper floor has 3 rooms w/ dormered ceilings, the loft offering a large double closet for storage for the entire upstairs. The second bedroom not completely renovated, and a third larger room setup as a bedroom. Note due to the period of the home, not all bedrooms offer closets. Outdoor features include 30x40 pole barn built in 2020 with a lean-to along w/ a workshop building 24x30 built in 2012, perfect for avid woodworkers. Partial concrete silo has steps leading to an observation platform with meadow views. There are 2 existing dry ponds w/ the potential to be transformed into bodies of water. Original wood structures include a chicken coop & woodshed. This property is a rare find, offering the best of both worlds: the integrity of a historic home with the comforts and conveniences of modern living. Whether you’re an avid woodworker, a nature enthusiast, or simply looking for a peaceful retreat, this 35-acre parcel has something for everyone. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to own a piece of history with all the modern amenities you desire.

8064 Vilas Road, Spencer

Listing courtesy of Corey Mauder from Century 21 Scheetz - Bloomington. Cell: 812-606-1908

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