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$1,900,000 Sold


Rupert, VT

Incredible acreage, location, setting & privacy. Set on 325 acres at the end of a dead-end road with guest house, barns, outbuildings, hunting camp, old sugar house, ponds, brook… truly a world of its own. Gorgeous 6 bedroom Colonial Farm House needing completion. Much renovation done; kitchen space with masonary oven, foundation/shell redone, 2 new chimneys (3rd needs work), baths are gutted, and more. The 3BR, 1.5BA Guest House has been beautifully restored. Bright, warm & inviting. Wide board floors cathedral ceilings & exposed beams. The land consists of agricultural/meadowland, pasture land and wood/timberland (beautiful sugar bush!) with miles of trails and roadways coursing throughout.

$749,000 Sold


Lake St. Catherine

Over 300 feet of prime lake frontage with 2 docks. Impressive 5+ bedroom, 3.5 bath contemporary lake house at the end of Cones Point with incredible southerly views. Boasts open living/dining/living area with brick fireplace, master bedroom with cathedral ceilings and floor to ceiling glass overlooking the lake, an office/studio, partially finished basement with game room and work shop, attached 2 car garage, deck, porch and more...

$695,000 Sold


Danby, VT

A farm that sold vegetables and flowers in the 19th century, Mont Pleasant, has now been transformed into a magnificent pastoral estate. Set on both sides of a lightly travelled gravel town road, with over 200 acres of manicured meadows and abundant hardwoods (forest management) with an incredible network of trails, the creators of this much loved Estate have to move on. The main (1970’s) home has a huge, light filled living/dining room with impressive floor to ceiling windows, fireplace, fully equipped kitchen with large butler’s pantry, den and 3 bedrooms including a massive master suite overlooking the stonewalls and lovely heated swimming pool. Across the drive is a large 3 bay garage and workshop building with huge second floor studio/apartment - an ideal office retreat for the artist or writer. Other amenities include whole house generator, swimming pond, stream with waterfalls and an apple orchard. The plantings and attention to detail on this much loved, totally unique estate have to be seen!

$689,000 Sold


Poultney, VT

Originally an old Woolen Mill c1788 (1 1/2 miles from historic East Poultney Village Green)- this 1997 restored and renovated 5+ bedroom, 3 1/2+ bath gem has to be seen- Set on a new walk-out full foundation, this +/- 4,400 SF home boasts a 25x25 rear wing with cathedral ceilinged family room with massive stone fireplace, open kitchen with stainless steel double convection ovens, sub zero refrigerator, granite counters and walk-in pantry. A second wing contains the master suite with cathedral ceilings and fireplace, full bath, walk-in closet and a 19x16 attached green house! Upstairs are 4 bedrooms with 2 more full baths plus a huge 25x27 rec room above the attached 2 car heated garage. The original "woolen mill" section has exposed beams, original doors and hardware radiating warmth and character throughout… Other amenities include huge wraparound deck (taking advantage of the views over the meadowland and Finel Hollow Brook), office, laundry room, front entry porch, cedar shake siding and slate roof… The 138 surveyed acres (both sides of the town gravel road) contains +/- 30 acres of fenced meadow/pasture land, a year round trout stream, incredible mature woods including sugarbush and a 2 acre deep spring fed trout/swimming pond complete with 24x24 "pond house" with stone fireplace and screened porch! Other outbuildings include 3 level 30x40 post and beam barn with 12x20 wing and old chicken coop (garden shed). A quintessential Vermont farm with the perfect setting… Priced to sell and an incredible value at $689,000-- Exclusive!

$589,000 Sold


Pawlet, VT

Beautifully restored Center Hall Colonial set privately along a quiet country road with breathtaking views on +/-32 acres. Gorgeous land with meadows & pastures ideal for horses, mixture of woods & a spring-fed pond. The 4 bedroom home boasts 4 marble fireplaces, wide board floors, original doors/hardware/built-ins & high ceilings. The large country kitchen has Garland stove, a wood stove, original tin ceiling & large, bright breakfast nook overlooking the surrounding farmland & mountain ranges. Perfect for entertaining with 2 front parlors, formal dining room, side porch plus a patio. Outbuildings include 2 story horse barn, a 2 story barn with garage space & wood shed, 2 story garden shed & 2 other small buildings.

$549,000 Sold


Danby, VT

You are immediately taken by this enchanting +/- 123 acre wooded property as you enter over a private bridge and pass the pristine trout filled pond leading up to this beautifully crafted post & beam home. Just behind the house you are mesmerized by the sound and sight of Flower Brook’s rushing waters and the deeply carved gorge and waterfall it has created over the centuries… truly amazing. The home is perfectly set on the property with southerly views overlooking the pond and log garden shed (a very cute little building). The 3 bedroom 2 ½ bath home is open, bright and artfully designed – a very special space with cathedral ceilings, fieldstone fireplace, skylights, wide board floors, large deck and screen porch, wood shake roof… All set on a full basement with new Buderus boiler (12/14) OFBBHW heat and an incredible overflowing artesian drilled well. Other amenities include propane whole house generator and detached 2 story garage. If you like water, woods, privacy, total peace and solitude and a great location off a gravel town road just a few miles north of Pawlet Village – look no further! Truly one of a kind and an incredible offering at $549,000.

$449,000 Sold


West Rupert, VT

The 3 bedroom 1 ½ bath main house, with its huge wrap-around deck, is set back from the road on the far edge of the meadow, overlooking the brook. Inside, its rustic charm is enhanced by big exposed old barn beams, a massive beehive fireplace, pine floors, and a second fireplace in the master bedroom. Its beautiful 163 acres, divided by a year-round brook, are delightfully varied and productive. The 2,000 feet of road frontage borders a south-facing meadow suitable for organic crops; most of the balance is well-managed mature, mostly hardwood forest. Apple trees and wildlife abound. The amazing migratory bobolinks are yearly visitors. The 28 x 40 guest lodge, set privately apart from the main house, was built to accommodate groups of high school students visiting from New Jersey. The first floor contains a large open kitchen/living space with a woodstove as well as 2 separate, electrically heated full baths. Up 2 short flights of stairs are 2 large, separate rooms that have slept as many as 12.

$429,500 Sold


Rupert, VT

If you are someone who appreciates an authentically restored vintage colonial and are passionate about or work in the culinary arts profession, this home is like no other! The c1800 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath colonial restoration was completed in 2010 and was done thoroughly and architecturally true with replication of original moldings and trim inside and out. The home was gutted to it’s gorgeous hand hewn timber frame, moved back off the road a bit onto a new foundation and rebuilt using top quality materials and impeccable craftsmanship. This includes high ceilings, crown moldings, beautiful tile baths with marble sinks larch wood floors, spray foam insulation, state of the art heating and cooling, 400amp electric, newly engineered septic system, wrap around porch, screen porch and stone terrace… For the culinary arts professional an incredible 14x18 house kitchen and separate 16x33 commercial kitchen all designed for and used by Cooks Country (“America’s Test Kitchen”) for filming their public television series! The 2 kitchens are connected by folding french doors and include in total: 8 wall ovens, 2 commercial ranges, 1 cooktop, 3 hoods, 1 french door refrigerator/freezer, 1 Bally walk-in cooler, 3 two drawer dishwashers, 2 Kohler sinks and a 3 tub sink unit for pots/pans- All DCS by Fischer Paykal stainless steel commercial grade appliances! All enhanced by Vermont soapstone and butcher block counters, wainscoting and beautiful built-ins and cabinetry. An incredible opportunity for a commercial caterer, baker or culinary arts professional. Finishing off the property are 2 large impressive and structurally sound timber frame barns all on 1.3A in the heart of Rupert Village- less than 10 minutes to Dorset and 40 minutes to Saratoga area! An Incredible value and irreplaceable at 429,500!

$399,000 Sold


Danby, VT

Here is a property where nature, artistry, unsurpassed craftsmanship & quality converge. Set up high off a private lane on +/-25 acres is this magnificent 3,900sf timber frame home with southerly views to Mount Equinox/Dorset Mountain/Mount Tabor. The 1990 built 4 bedroom, 3 full, 2 half tiled bath home is exquisite with Douglas fir & Cherry chamfered timbers, massive fieldstone fireplace, Kings Wood wide plank floors (+/-22"), antique & handcrafted light fixtures, cathedral ceilings and mahogany deck. Other amenities include separate studio building (cathedral ceiling, woodstove), garden shed, gorgeous stone walls including circular stone fire pit (Native American Council Circle), cedar shake siding, standing seam roof, and more...

$219,000 Sold


Rupert, VT

Beautifully restored and updated c1850 Victorian gem. Gorgeous woodwork throughout. Kitchen with soapstone sink and counters, stainless steel appliances and antique bead board cabinets. Also, bath with clawfoot tub, marble sink, tile shower, mudroom with slate floor, separate one car garage and front porch to enjoy the tranquil setting in the heart of Rupert. Great location, only 10 minutes to Dorset!

$200,000 Sold


Pawlet, VT

Incredible Mettowee River frontage out your back door! Set in the beautiful Mettowee Valley on +/-50 acres (mostly steep woodland) is this charming early 1800's 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath cape. The home has a new asphalt shingle roof, newly installed oil boiler and hot water and oil tank but needs finishing off - i.e. sheet rock, kitchen. A nice layout with spacious living room with bay window and brick fireplace and spacious eat-in kitchen space awaiting a new kitchen. Amenities include full basement, 1 car - 2 story garage and cute timber frame garden shed. The 2nd riverside home looks over a beautiful flat manicured yard leading down to the river frontage- great open space for fly fishing! The house has great character but needs finishing off- main floor with large living room with wood stove, large eat-in kitchen space (needs to be completed), second floor with 2 bedroom spaces with cathedral ceilings and full bath. Finishing off the home is a large walk-out basement with living area with wood stove (needs finishing off) and utility room with new OFHA furnace, new hot water heater and pressure tank (needs to be hooked up) and new oil tank). An incredible opportunity for the handy person for $200,000.

$199,000 Sold


West Rupert, VT

Privately set off a town gravel road along babbling White Creek on almost 2 acres is this lovingly and thoroughly remodeled and renovated (2000) 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. A full length front porch takes full advantage of the magical setting. A spacious living room, eat-in kitchen, bedroom, laundry room 3/4 bath, and utility room make up the first floor. The second floor has a huge full bath, guest room and master bedroom with adjoining sitting or dressing room. Open the windows and enjoy the sounds of the babbling creek. A gorgeous yard with detached 2 car garage/shop (wood stove and coal stove for heat) and garden shed. An impeccable and special property.

$174,500 Sold


Pawlet, VT

Turnkey condition, split unit heat/AC in living room, pellet stove, wood stove in basement, wired for generator, beautiful yard with incredible views off rear porch/deck of Haystack Mountain and gorgeous surrounding meadows (protected- Vermont Land Trust) with trophy fly fishing out your front door (Mettawee River across road) . Great space in house with Cathedral ceilinged living room with bay window and french doors to deck, formal dining room and eat-in kitchen. Four bedrooms, 2 full baths and entry/mud room/laundry room. Amenities include, detached 2 car garage, heated and insulated workshop, full lenght rear porch, full basement with wood stove.... an incredible starter or retirement home.

$169,000 Sold


Hebron, NY

Located just over the VT/NY border is this special property offering incredible privacy with 37 acres of rolling meadow/pasture land, a gorgeous babbling brook and pond and plenty of sugar maples for the sugar making enthusiast. Centered on the property amidst century old maples and meandering field stone walls is a rustic barn style home. 2 stories with large open space- the first floor offers a 23x30 open kitchen, living, dining room with French doors overlooking the stone fire pit and rolling meadow, and sliding door to slate patio. Finishing off the downstairs is a full tile bath and utility closet. Upstairs is also a wide open (high ceilings) space with wood stove and doors to a 30x14 deck to take in the tranquil setting. Amenities include 200amp electric, newly poured cement slab with radiant tubing (for future use), propane Modine style heater, new electric hot water heater and shingle roof (2018). Also, a 12x16 tool shed and 32x32 slab ready for the workshop/garage! Absolutely fabulous land for horses, beef cattle, goats or just hunting/playing and privacy!!! Ideally located just 1 ½ miles off Route 22 (45 minutes to Saratoga/GlensFalls/Lake George area and 20 minutes to Dorset/Manchester area). A special property and opportunity at $169,000

$167,500 Sold


West Rupert, VT

The details, craftsmanship and enchanting +/-8 surveyed acre setting is right out of a fairy tale. A perfect Vermont getaway retreat with the sounds of Oven Brook at your door- complete with foot bridge to your own back meadow where you can take in the views overlooking the gorgeous Kent Hollow setting. The c1865 antique cabin is loaded with character – wide-plank “bow-tie” floors, log doors and stairs, and stone fireplace/wood stove… Simple but perfect with generous living/dining room (FP and sliding door to patio/brook), ample kitchen, full bath and two low ceilinged cozy bedrooms upstairs. Amenities include 2007 installed septic, (Artesian) drilled well, oil hot air heat, 100 amp electric, etc

$79,900 Sold


Rupert, VT

A special quiet setting and location set along a year round brook (+/-350 ft frontage) on the edge of Rupert Village and less than 10 minutes to Dorset is this 1800's timber frame barn with a portion of it converted into a 1 bedroom dwelling in the 1960's. A gorgeous 3 acre parcel- open meadow with views. The converted living space is rustic and in need of TLC.



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