Private Sustainable Homestead Retreat

29 acres • $299,000

Property Owner:

Farmer or farm family

Contact Name:

Dale Thiel

Property Location:

1495 West HIll Road, Townshend, VT
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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:


Other open and/or non-farmable land:

2-4 acres, or if planting trees/ or even mushrooms there is plenty of room.

Quality of land:

Beautiful parcel high on a hill, gravity fed spring water. Views. Pasture area is sunny for growing, additional 2 areas had been cleared and is starting to grow in. Multiple uses: ideal for animal farming (horses, goats, sheep).

Farm Information

Water sources present:


Water sources details:

Gravity Fed Spring/Well

Barns and sheds:


Farmer housing:


Farmer housing details:

3 Bedroom updated residence, approximately 1450 +/- sq. feet

Equipment and machinery:


Equipment and machinery details:

None Available

Farm infrastructure details:

Several large out buildings suitable for live stock, or machine storage. 3 Bedroom updated residence, approximately 1450 +/- sq. feet, a single car open garage, a single garage with shop area, a couple of sheds, one a 4 stall barn and workshop, a hay or equipment shed, and a 2 stall horse barn with open run

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for sale

Property for sale:

VERMONT PRIVACY Retreat to this compound small farm homestead with multiple opportunities for your use. Create a growing farm that is private, off the road. Grow vegetables , mushrooms and/or flowers; raise horses, goats, sheep, llamas -- your choice. There are currently 6 stalls, a large workshop, other sheds, and even a house to live in!

Sale price:


Additional Information

Viewing can be arranged in accordance with Vermont's guidance on  Covid19. Feel free to email

for more info and pictures. Thank you

For sale by owners:

Property can be self sustaining depending on the farming and life style created. It is a wonderful

compound type property offering seclusion and privacy as desired. Close to town, skiing (Stratton,

Bromley, Mt. Snow), river fishing. Townshend has a elementary school, middle/high school in

addition to an active hospital (Grace Cottage Hospital). Property is enrolled in the Land Use Forestry Program, to  be continued by the buyers. 

Property is a great location for solar and /or wind.

Financing available from local VT banks or credit union.

Please provide a Pre-Approval Bank letter when scheduling an showing or please be working with a farm service provider on business planning and loan preparation.