West Hill Sustainable 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. 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). 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 4 stall barn and workshop, a hay or equipment shed, and 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

Viewing can be arranged as soon as we get clearance from this Covid19 pandemic. 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 Program, to continue by buyers.

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


possible owner financing - terms negotiable  with excellent crdit report, references and both attorney's approval

Other Options- Financing from local VT banks or credit unions

Farm/Ag Financing - https://www.farmloans.com/farm-loans/