It sounds as if you have found a great option. Since the pond is a retention pond, it may not have water in it all year. You may want to check that out. Or, make sure you're okay with how it would look with no water in it. Most retention areas are designed to drain in 24 hours.
Just know, that if you have seen 15 or so houses in your area and price niche, you are the expert. You know the market better than anyone in your specific area and price range.
personally I would think many more perspective buyers would focus more on the home away from road thus this would be a more coveted poperty 5 years from now
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check with several ....go with the one you feel most comfortable / confident with in their responses ....another tip - try asking friends / co workers / neighbors for referals ...call or email these referals ...often a lender that receives a referal will go beyond the call of duty to make sure the referal receives great service in order to make sure the referring party looks brilliant for refering them... more