One level, combination log/post & beam home located on a 10 +/- acre lot (4 acre open meadow, 6 acre wooded) surrounded by a brook and mountain views. Located on the Vermont/Massachusetts state line only 4 miles off Massachusetts Berkshires Route 2 and 5 miles from Vermont Route 100. The home is located 8 miles from MassMoca (Museum Of Contemporary Arts), 20 miles from Haystack, Mnt. Snow, and Jiminey Peak ski areas, and 10 miles from Berkshire East ski area. Bordering cross-country ski, snowmobile, and atv trails that lead hundreds of miles in all directions throughout Vermont, Massachusetts, and New York State. It's an outdoorsman fishing and hunting paradise.
The first level is approximately 1800 square feet with a master bedroom suite, two guest bedrooms, two full baths, kitchen, dinning area, a great room, and a sunroom (breezeway area)
This custom log home (Northeast Log Homes) was designed and built with the best materials available and no costs spared. Bolstering a massive 5' deep x 10' wide x 32' high Corinthian granite (22 TONS of granite), three-flue chimney. There's a wood stove in the basement (8" flue) and a magnificent great room fireplace (12" Flue) with a cherry mantel and Paradiso granite hearth.
Cherry Hardwood floors throughout great room, dinning room, master bedroom suite (900 sq. ft.), & breezeway (160 sq. ft.). The remaining two-guest bedrooms/closet areas (400 sq. ft.) are constructed of red oak hardwood. The entryway and kitchen area boast Paradiso granite. Pink Alexandria granite in the common bath and blue pacific granite in the master bath. All kitchen and bathroom cabinets/vanities are solid cherry and the kitchen counter tops are also Paradiso granite.
There's $15k in lighting fixtures alone consisting of Dover solid brass chandeliers, pendants, and scones. Casablanca and Minka Aire solid brass fans throughout. All walls are constructed from various dimensional T&G pine (no sheetrock). and all closets are cedar lined. Entry into the basement is via circular staircase finished with wrought iron, brass rail, and oak treads.
Anderson 6' fully open French doors and double hung windows. Two exterior solid pine Marvin doors and 6' fully open walk-in basement double fiberglass doors.
The heating system consists of a Buderus (6" Flue), 6-zone boiler with 100 linear feet of 8" high profile cast iron baseboard on first level and 100 linear feet of 6" low profile in the basement. The boiler system is fed by two 330-gallon fuel oil tanks. All the plumbing and heating supply lines are copper (PVC sanitary lines). All plumbing fixtures are outfitted with brass ball valves for separate isolation and the system was installed with the ability to drain down all lines for seasonal use. Radiant heat in breezeway.
There is a 53'x 16' pressure treated deck with handicap accessible ramp and a finished breezeway/sunroom (25' x 15'). There is a full basement (53' x 30') that is unfinished, and an attached oversized two-car garage (32' x 28') with two 12' wide X 9'high overhead doors.
The house and garage each have their own 200 amp electrical panel separately fed from an outdoor transformer. The house has a transfer switch for back up generator and all power is routed underground.
The entire structure is approximately 103'x 30' and the roof system is 100 year Iron Horse standing seam steel roof.
The home sets 400' off from the road. Property has 600' of road frontage.
Well and septic installed in 2001 home construction started in 2002.
Master bedroom/Bath/Walk-in closet: 28'x 20'
Kitchen Area: 10' x 14'
Dinning Area; 12' X 12'
Guest Bed #1: 15' X 12'
Guest Bed #2: 12' X 12'
Great Room: 22' x 16'
Breezeway/Sunroom: 25' x 15'
For Sale By Owner Home Prices for Readsboro, Vermont 05350