If you ever longed for a beautiful spot in the North Country consider this turnkey property nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains, midway between Jay Peak and Smugglers' Notch. Winter outdoor enthusiasts will love the location, as will those who enjoy country living at its best.
Timber frame home, beautifully appointed, combines energy efficiency with rural living. Featured in Timber Frame magazine shortly after construction, this home with exposed hemlock beams provides a wonderful, honey-tone backdrop throughout. This home has rewarded the owners with low fuel bills and uncompromising comfort and ease of living. Hardwood floors (cherry and oak) grace the first floor. Sunken living room with Jotul woodstove insert in the commanding brick fireplace is a delightful way to save on fuel bills and stay cozy and warm on those long winter evenings. Large, state-of-the-art energy-efficient windows provide for panoramic views on both levels, as well as fantastic natural light and wonderful passive solar heating. The open floor plan provdes for a formal dining area as well as a breakfast bar. The custom-made butternut cabinets are well-designed and provide ample accessible storage. New stainless range/oven and dishwasher.
A screened front porch adds additional living space in the summer months. Full, dry basement offers extra storage, front loading washing machine and gas drier.
Two full baths, one up and one down, and two bedrooms. The master suite has a pair of true-light oak French doors for privacy. The large master bath has a shower, claw foot bathtub, pedestal sink, and a tile floor. There is a cozy library on the second floor, adjacent to the second bedroom. Second bath is located on the first floor.
A 32 x 20 timber frame barn houses both a woodshop and a 2 stall (box) barn. The barn is designed to be used as a run-in arrangement, but also has dutch doors to close in the horses in the event of inclement weather. The attached three bay shed has two additional straight stalls. The hay mow is large enough to hold a winter's supply of hay for four horses. Beautiful perennial gardens provide delightful color all summer long, and multiple raised beds for vegetables and annuals round out the gardening opportunities.
The attached 16 x 32 three bay shed provides additonal storage. Underground fence for the dog encompassing approximately 2 acres is also included. Approximately 20 acres of fenced pasture, balance (39 acres) wooded, this property borders property conserved by the Vermont Land Trust and the Nature Conservancy. We have owned this property for 40 years, and have lovingly cared for it. Wild apple trees abound, and the woodlot has been managed well to provide the homeowner an annual wood supply.
Commanding views, quiet location, yet only 50 minutes to downtown Burlington and beautiful Lake Champlain and 45 minutes to downtown Newort and Lake Memphramagog, this property is ideal for a couple looking to retire to the country, or a young family just starting out. Priced to sell, this home won't last long.
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For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Belvidere Center, Vermont 05442