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Rural Escape from New York or Boston

1,200,000  82.6 acres  For Sale By Owner 
RURAL ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK OR BOSTON $1,200,000; 82.6 acres; 2 houses; Owner. Easy to reach, peaceful haven in the Green Mountains of Vermont, 5 hours from New York and 3 hours from Boston or Montreal. The property contains a high-end, 3-BR, 3-BA 3074 sf custom timber-frame house built in 2007 and a 3-BR, 2 ½ BA 2600 sf 1840’s caretaker/rental house all on 82.6 acres. There are long views down a gorgeous valley across a pond and open fields of corn and hayfield framed by ridges on both sides covered in pine, sugar maple, beech, and other hardwood. Energy Security–The main house is grid-tied with a new 20 kW automatic propane generator, as well as a 3.2 kW photo-voltaic system (easily expandable) with Outback inverters and power control and an 1156 amp-hour battery bank. It can be heated with wood using a 12.5-ton soapstone masonry heater or by a closed loop geothermal system ... [Read More]