PRICE REDUCED Classic Small Hill Farm in Brookfield

16 acres • $234,000

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Contact Name:

Kate Forrer and Gabe Freitag

Property Location:

1301 West Street, Brookfield, Vermont
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The Land

Total number of acres available with this property:


Total acres available for agriculture:


Acres of forested land:


Acres of cropland or tillable land:


Acres of pasture:


Quality of land:

This is a typical small Vermont hill farm with a mix of soils. The pastures are lined with beautiful, mature sugar maples. The pastures have good to fair forage quality, which could easily be improved with more intensive rotational grazing. There is some chervil of the property that has been managed through mowing.

Farm Information

Water sources present:


Water sources details:

There is a drilled well for the house. Water to the dairy barn is currently fed by a spring. In addition, the property has water rights to a spring on the adjacent property.

Barns and sheds:


Farmer housing:


Farmer housing details:

Farmhouse is energy efficient cape with 2 BR/2BA with many updates. The house features exposed hand hewn beams, open floor plan, large light filled living spaces, large master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets. Updates include new foundation sill, crushed stone in basement, appliances, hot water heater and boiler. The house is 1344 square feet.

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Farm infrastructure details:

The property has a dairy barn, a pole barn and an insulated/heater finished shed. The dairy barn has an insulated milk house and was painted last summer. The pole has an attached small barn attached (originally a calf barn). The shed is heated (with wood) and has a finished second floor, which currently serves as an office.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for sale

Property for sale:

Price has been reduced to $234,000. Property was appraised for $250,000 in 2010.

Sale price:


Additional Information

A classic Vermont hill farm on 16 acres of rolling pastures lined by beautiful mature sugar maples awaits. This renovated, energy efficient, two bedroom, two bath cape offers large light filled, open living spaces, with all the character of an 1850’s farmhouse. Relax or dine on the stone patio, surrounded by established perennial and herb gardens. An insulated, wood heated studio next to the house features a finished second story, perfect for a home office or guest quarters. The barn has updated electricity and water, an insulated milk house and an adjourning pole barn to store all your equipment and toys. Fenced pastures, a raised bed vegetable garden, established blueberries, and fall bearing raspberries await. All of this just a short walk from the beautiful Brookfield Floating Bridge and Pond Village where you can enjoy a swim, go paddling, visit the library, have dinner at Ariel’s Restaurant or catch an event at the Old Town Hall. Conveniently located only 10 minutes from Northfield, 15 minutes to Randolph, and 30 minutes to Montpelier. Close to great markets and easy access to 89.

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For more infomation or to schedule a time to visit, please contact Kate and Gabe via e-mail at [email protected], or call 802-558-0834.