Clarendon Covered Bridge Farm

99 acres • $470,000

Property Owner:

Private non-farming landowner

Contact Name:

Peter Parker

The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:

99.0

Total acres available for agriculture:

8.0

Acres of forested land:

86.0

Acres of cropland or tillable land:

8.0

Acres of pasture:

0.0

Quality of land:

Very deep, sandy soil, with no chemicals applied in last five years. A soil test was completed in fall, 2017. Lab report by UVM extension #4855 shows P medium, K low, Mg optimum. Two hay crops a year for past decade. No fertilizer added. Gently rolling, very mild slopes.

Farm Information

Water sources present:

Available

Water sources details:

Spring in the woods is piped under fields to the house.

Barns and sheds:

Available

Farmer housing:

Available

Farmer housing details:

1800's colonial, museum-quality murals in hall and stair wall, move-in condition, modernized kitchen but basic historic original layout. Four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, living room, dining room, great room/family room with small office/den with own entry. Basement oil heat, washer-dryer-new water heater. Full attic. One car garage.

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Farm infrastructure details:

Small barn available with concrete foundation and floor, hay loft, electric power.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for sale

Property for sale:

Property in land use. Forest under conservation easement by VT. Land Trust. Two potential building sites on unconserved land. Price down from $595,000 to $470,000. If you are interested in organic farming, value a forest of beautiful hardwoods and pines, love the call of Vermont, want a place for starting your first business or a second midlife pastime, email us.

Sale price:

$470,000

Additional Information

Unique 1805 4 bedroom, 2 bath colonial home has been meticulously maintained to preserve its history and character.  In move-in condition on a long private drive, house is surrounded by 99 acres of fertile fields and a working stewardship forest with high quality timber value due for harvest soon, (estimated timber value $137,000.)  Central hall and lovely staircase feature hand-painted Greek Revival frescos and wide pine flooring with much original hardware.  Modified Palladian window and colonial floorplan of parlor, diningroom, great room/family room with small office/den with own entryway and back stairway to second floor.  Updated kitchen.  Full attic, full basement with oil furnace, washer-dryer, on-demand water heater.  Trails for skiing, horse, jogging, biking, wildlife and birding border the Green Mountain Long Trail.  86 acres of forest under conservation easement by VT. Land Trust.  Two potential building sites on unconserved acreage.  12 minutes to Rutland, near hospital, airport, downhill ski areas.  Private setting on a road with other lovely farms south and an attractive housing development on north side.  Near Wallingford/Clarendon town line.