Mandrake Ponds Parcel R


MP R 8

2.79 acres - $24,900

Monthly Payment: $252.55

 40 miles east of Springfield lies Mandrake Ponds Parcel R. This fully-survey 2.79 acres features land about as level as you may ever hope to find in the Ozarks, hardwood timber, and a small pond. The front half-acre or so is all open ground. That’s where you’ll find the pond and the electric line. Back behind this, is oak and hickory forest and about as much seclusion as 2.79 acres can afford.



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  • 2.79 acres fully surveyed

Legal Desciption:

  • MANDRAKE PONDS PARCEL R: All of the West Half of the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 30, Township 31 North, Range 15 West


  • We will pass Fee Simple Title to the purchaser conveying 100% of the ownership of the property including all timber, mineral and water rights.  We own this property free and clear of all tax liens, judgments mortgages or other encumbrances.  As purchaser, you are not assuming any existing liens.  We will record a Warranty Deed to the property in your name after you have made six monthly payments.


  • Access is by Mandrake Ln. via Hunter Creek Rd.


  • Water:

    • We do not supply water or water systems to any of these properties.  Purchasers of these parcels need to arrange to drill their own private water well. For information on drilling procedures you should contact local well drillers which are listed in the yellow pages of local phone books or we will recommend some to you.Current prices charged by local well drillers run around $8 per foot to drill and $9-13 per foot to install a 6 inch casing. Missouri law requires a minimum of 80 feet of casing in all locations and more in some. The estimated cost of a complete well, casing and pump system in this area is $7,500. Permits are not required to drill water wells for single family dwellings; however you are required to hire a state-licensed well driller.

  • Electric:

    • Electicity has been extended to the proptery.

  • Telephone and Internet:

    • Telephone and internet services are provided to Mandrake Ponds by CenturyLink 1-800-201-4099. 

  • Septic:

    • We do not provide any means of sewage disposal for these properties. Being in a rural area, the most common methods of sewage disposal are by individual on-site septic tanks, however composting toilets and out-houses are permitted.

    • The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has given general approval for this usage of this site for individual sewage treatment systems.

    • Septic systems must be constructed in accordance with County and State standards, and you must obtain permission from the Wright County Health Department, Hartville Office 203 South Main Street / P.O.Box 97 Hartville, MO 65667(417)741-7791 to install a septic tank. The average cost of a septic tank and drain field is $3500.

  • Gas:

    • Propane gas is available from local dealers.

  • Mail Delivery:

    • Mail is delivered to Mandrake Pond on Mandrake Ln.  To establish a mailbox there, contact the postmaster at the Grovespring Post Office.


Deed Restrictions:

These five restrictions apply to all of our older locations.

  1. No buildings shall be constructed closer than 100 ft. from a roadway or 30 ft. from a boundary. (This may be adjusted in certain locations.)
    Explanation: buildings placed closer can cause situations that interfere with road maintenance and utility transmission.

  2. No refuse, debris, unused building materials nor derelict vehicles shall be allowed to collect on the premises.
    Explanation: piles of junk are not only unsightly, but tend to spread to adjoining vacant parcels. Dead cars and junk make it harder for us to sell adjacent properties, or for you to sell yours.

  3. You may keep whatever livestock or pets you wish so long as they are not allowed to create a nuisance to neighboring land owners.
    Explanation: this probably means that if you want to keep pigs in the most common fashion, you need a parcel of at least 5 acres with a back corner located away from anyone else's home. Lots of barking dogs may also cause you problems depending on the size of your parcel and how you locate your facilities.

  4. No parcel shall be further subdivided.
    Explanation: you may build more than one residence on a single parcel, but you may not deed away a part of the parcel to someone else.

  5. All wastewater treatment facilities shall be constructed in accordance with applicable state water quality standards.
    Explanation: if you plan to construct an in-ground septic system, it must meet state standards. We find that the typical state-approved septic system will cost upwards of  $3,000 for labor and materials. Additionally, the state says that any septic system on less than three acres be built to Missouri Department of Natural Resources specifications.  Parcels of 5 acres or greater are virtually unrestricted.  Since they do not endanger the ground-water, composting toilets and outhouses are not restricted.


  • $50 (estimate)

Building codes and/or permits:

  • Wright County does not issue building permits and no building codes are in effect. The County Health Department must approve your septic system.


Driving Directions to Locate Mandrake Ponds Parcel R:

To get there from Grovespring. Head west out of town on Highway M until you see Hunters Creek Road on the left (south). Take that 1.3 miles to where Mandrake Ponds road is on the left (east). Follow Mandrake Pond up the hill to the crest where you'll see a small pond and a drive-in on your right. This is Parcel R.


Lon. -92.630449° 

Lat. 37.369390°

 Disclaimer:  These directions are accurate to the best of our knowledge but cannot be guaranteed.  Visit this property at your own risk, we are not responsible for accidents.


Buy This Parcel

2.79 acres - $24,900

Monthly Payment: $252.55


  • No Down Payment.  Just make the first monthly payment and we'll have a contract package on it's way to you.
  • You get a Warranty Deed to the property after six months' timely payments.
  • 9% simple interest: 180 months to pay.
  • No penalty for pre-payment in any amount, at any time.
  • 15% discount for cash.

 *Initial and subsequent payments may be made online by credit / debit card, or by mail.  

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