Price: $1,999,000 Bedrooms: 4Baths: 3 Acres: 522.90 View Map
Retreat into the Green Mountains with your own 500 acre Vermont country homestead. Thousands of maple trees turn the mountainside into a vibrant shade of red in the fall, and flow with sap in the spring. Terrain includes ledges, terraces, valleys, brooks, waterfalls and views of Elmore Mountain, Worcester Range and Mt. Mansfield. The current owners have operated 6,000 taps and there is potential for approximately 29,000 taps! Enjoy the peace and quiet of the woods from the comfortable 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2,496 square foot log home which includes a spacious country kitchen, efficient electric appliances and 1st fl master and laundry. Or get out and hike/ski the many trails and old logging roads that exist throughout the property. The homestead is powered by solar panels w/ storage batteries. Heating is provided by an efficient 'Buderus' boiler that uses bio-fuel to run the hot water and baseboard, along with a Hearthstone woodstove and two wood-burning Rumford fireplaces. The power supply, batteries and backup generator sit in a custom-built, weather sealed outbuilding just beyond the home that is designed and optimized for safe storage and prolonged use of the utilities. Wifi access allows remote monitoring of the power system. This property includes 2 post & beam barns, both are fully pre-wired for electricity. Experience the essence of Vermont country living, and if you want to, you can live like it's 1850 but with all of the modern conveniences!