MLS Number 4646033
- Residential Single Family
- Listing Agent Name Susan Wylie
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathroom 2
- Construction Existing
This secluded property includes 2 separate houses on 14+ acres bordered by National Forest. Main home is a rustic berm dwelling earth house, built into the side of a hill. Partially underground it has excellent insulation and southeastern exposure lends optimal light and warmth. This house is 1038 sq.ft., several levels including kitchen, bathroom, living room and a sitting/sun room with glass doors opening to the outside. 2 bedrooms, one with a cozy sleeping loft. Visitors often call it magical and "like a hobbit house". Unique construction featuring 150 year old hand hewn beams, hand quarried shale fieldstone which makes up partial walls, floor and foundation. Ceramic tile in bathroom and entry way. Vintage clawfoot tub. 3 skylights between the kitchen and living room allow for lots of natural light. Water source for both houses is a spring fed dug well. Both houses are on a conventional septic system. Furnaces, water heaters, and cook stoves are propane. A wood stove serves additional heat in the earth house and can be used to heat the whole house if desired. The 2nd house is a traditional cottage, 768 sq ft with open floor plan. large deck plus extra room and attached shed. Use as rental (pay your mortgage!), studio, guesthouse, workshop. Lovely property with lots of potential. Recreation nearby: kayak, swim, fish at Goshen Dam or Lake Dunmore. Hike, hunt, ski. Minutes to historic Brandon, for amazing restaurants, shops, art galleries and more.
Listed by Susan Wylie of Vermont Realty Group