Set far back from the road and nestled in the oaks, The "Sandhill Crane Cottage" is a rare find 9.05 acres in growing Parrish, FL. A true idyllic country setting, fenced and cross fenced with pastures, oak hammocks, wetland buffer and a small tranquil pond. A screened front porch welcomes you to this "Cracker Style" cottage that was custom designed and built in 2000. The home features vaulted ceilings, and open floorpan with great room, dining area and kitchen with center island and planing desk. Two bedrooms along with a private office and a spacious utility room were well thought out. The rear screened porch and wood deck offer the best views of the 'Old Florida" setting with mature oaks, bromeliads, and a verity of animals. Additional improvements include a 24x48+ barn with concrete floor, private solar panel grid installed in 2012, private well, septic and new A/C new 2020. Quiet location to enjoy and room to grow, yet just a few minutes’ drive into the Bradenton & Lakewood Ranch communities. No deed restrictions and numerous opportunities for prime future RE-Development, and or sub-dividing this corner parcel with 640 Feet on Erie Road and 833 Feet bordered along Harrison Ranch BLVD. Nearby projects include the brand new Parrish High school, Parrish Charter Academy and under construction State College of Florida Parrish Campus and Bradenton Christian North Campus is on the way. Excellent presence in the high growth area east of I-75 and north of the Manatee River in the center of everything!