1211 Ruddles Mill Rd, Paris, KY 40361, USA

$ 6,022,900.00

Excellent, very historic, cattle/crop farm. 533+/- acres. First time offered. Harkaway Farm, north of Paris in Bourbon County, Kentucky, dates from the 1780s. Home to generations of Spears family, direct descendants of Jacob Spears, one of the earliest distillers of bourbon! Two historic homes. The Laban Shipp/Abram Spears house is a 4 bed/3 bath stone house listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. It was built in 1787 (architect John Metcalf) and noted for it’s stonework. Abram Spears (Jacob’s son) bought the property in 1817. Renovated in 1930s, many historical details- 10′ ceilings, hand crafted mantels, quality woodwork, built-ins, random wide plank flooring (up to 17in.), 2′ stone walls and wood pegged beams. Trabue log house also located on property. Dating from 1785, log and stone cabin was moved to Harkaway from adjacent property and restored. Most of cabin restored to its original time period, But modern 1 bed/1 1/2 bath living quarters attached. Also a large log barn that Daniel Boone is believed to have helped build. Gently rolling, property boasts A managers house, two tenant houses, five (nine bent) tobacco barns, one livestock barn (rudimentary stalls), two

Basic Facts

MLS #: 22004145 Date added: 03/08/22 Type: Status:
Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Full Baths: 3 Floors: Two
Area: 3578.00 sq ft Lot size: 533.0000 acres Year built: 1780 Post Updated: 2022-09-13 22:38:24

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Location Details

County: Bourbon Bourbon
Area Desc: 006 - Bourbon County
Directions: From US 68 off Paris Bypass, turn left Millersburg , then immediate left on 1940 Ruddles Mill Rd. approx 4 miles out .
Topography: Gently Rolling
Zoning: AR
School District: Bourbon County - 6
Elementary School: Cane Ridge
Intermediate School: Not Applicable
Middle or Junior School: Bourbon Co
High School: Bourbon Co

Property Details

Lot Dimensions: 533
Subdivision: Rural
Finished Area Total: 3578.00
Unfinished Area Total: 0.00
Above Grade Finished Area: 3578.00 acres
Farm w/House: Yes

Property Features

Architectural Style: Mid-Century
Road Frontage: 4000.0000
Fencing: Other,Wire
Sewer: Septic Tank
Housing: Guest,Main,Other,Tenant(s)
Farm Improvements: Equipment Bldg(s),Stock Barn(s),Tobacco Barn(s)
# of Tobacco Barns: 5


Water Source: Creek(s),Public,Spring(s)
Conservation Easement: No
Present Use: Cattle,Crops,Horses,Other,Pasture,Recreation
Best Use: Cattle,Crops,Horses,Pasture,Recreation
Possession Main House: Negotiable,Other,Rental Agreement,Subject To Tenant Rights
Possession of Aux: Negotiable,Other,Rental Agreement,Subject To Tenant Rights
Possession of Farm: Negotiable,Other,Rental Agreement,Subject To Tenant Rights

Courtesy of

Office Name: Thwaites Realtors LLC
Office ID: 20180519171537986144000000
  • Company: Kentucky Prime Realty, LLC


The information contained herein has been obtained through sources deemed reliable but cannot be guaranteed as to its accuracy. Any information of special interest should be obtained through independent verification. All measures are approximate.

This is located at 1211 Ruddles Mill Rd, Paris, KY 40361, USA, is categorized under , and has been listed on KY Prime Realty. This property is listed at $ 6,022,900.00. It has 4 beds bedrooms, 3 baths bathrooms, and is 3578.00 sq ft. The property was built in 1780.