West Hill Retreat

28 acres • $299,000

Property Owner:

Private non-farming landowner

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

Quality of land:

Beautiful parcel high on a hill, gravity fed spring water. 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). Several large out buildings suitable for live stock, or machine storage, and workshop area.

Farm Information

Water sources present:


Water sources details:

Gravity fed spring

Barns and sheds:


Farmer housing:


Farmer housing details:

House as listed above -- remodeled over the last 10 years and upgraded.

Equipment and machinery:

None available

Farm infrastructure details:

3 Bedroom residence, approximately 1450-1500 sq feet, a single car open garage, a single garage with shop area, a couple of sheds, a large converted sugar house, now a barn and workshop, a hay or equipment shed, a 2 stall horse barn with open run in shed.

Tenure Arrangement

Tenure arrangement:

Property for sale

Property for sale:

VERMONT PRIVACY Retreat to this compound small farm with multiple opportunities for your use. Create a growing farm that is private, off the road. Grow vegetables and 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

For sale by owner, with possible owner financing with a minimum of $85,000 down payment. Interest rate and terms are negotiable in the range of 4-5% and terms of amortization of 15--30 years with a balloon payment after 10-15 years. A current Full Credit report will be required for review.

Property can be self sufficient 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 additiona to an active hospital (Grace Cottage Hospital).

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