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849 Mount Bess
Charleston, VT 05872

Seller's Representative:
Nicholas Maclure, Century 21 Farm & Forest


Beds: 3
Baths: 2 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 2,487
Type: Single Family Home
Listing #4675602
An unspoiled 700-acre slice of Vermont can be yours as owner of Mount Bess Farm, an ideal place to escape and enjoy nature, wildlife, mountain views, and star-studded skies. This truly unique property consists of 7 separate parcels and includes two homes, a shop & horse barn, pond, streams, brooks, gorgeous hayfields, woods, and pastureland. The house, which overlooks a 1.5-acre spring-fed pond, has had numerous recent upgrades including granite countertops; bath with claw-foot tub, separate shower, and sauna; and modern paint colors adding personality. Friends or hired hands can utilize the guest house, located 1/2 mile from the main house. The shop includes a 40x40 heated space with a compressor and electric hoist, heated office, storage, 3/4 bath, and a 40x40 cold storage area prefect for tractors, RVs, boats, and more. The 56x82 horse barn includes 12 stalls, all with rubber mats, as well as a 20x20 office or tack room with 3/4 bath. This property has about 2 miles of road frontage, 1 mile on Hudson Road and the frontage on both sides of Mount Bess Road, which is maintained by the town. The land is comprised of about 275 acres of crop and pastureland with the remainder being wooded. Can be purchased with an additional 900 acres of contiguous land, making a total of over 1,600 acres, for $2.39M. Enjoy nature walks, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, ATVing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and much more without leaving the property. Broker Owned.
Property Features
Location Information
County: Orleans
Directions: From RT 5A take Hudson Road and then take your first right onto Mount Bess Road (sign missing), continue to the end of the town road.
Interior Features
Total Rooms: 6
Interior: Hearth, Kitchen Island, Laundry Hook-ups, Master BR w/ BA, Soaking Tub, Storage - Indoor
1/2 Baths: 1
Has Dining Room: yes
Living Room Description: Has Living Room
Kitchen Description: Has Kitchen
Heating: Baseboard, Hot Water, Multi Zone, Stove - Gas, Wood Boiler
Heating Fuel: Gas - LP/Bottle, Oil, Wood
Cooling: None
Water Heater: Gas - LP/Bottle, On Demand
Additional Equipment: Stove-Gas, Stove-Wood
Appliances: Dishwasher, Microwave
Basement Description: Concrete, Storage Space
Accessibility: 1st Floor 1/2 Bathroom, 1st Floor Bedroom, 1st Floor
Exterior Features
Style: Farmhouse
Construction: Wood Frame
Exterior: Balcony, Barn, Deck, Garden Space, Outbuilding, Porch - Covered, Porch - Enclosed, Storage
Siding: Cement, Clapboard
Foundation: Poured Concrete
Roof: Metal
Septic or Sewer: Concrete, Leach Field, On-Site Septic Exists, Septic
Water: Drilled Well, Dug Well, Private
Electric: Circuit Breaker(s), Generator, Generator Ready
Parking Description: Garage, On-Site, RV Accessible
Has Garage: yes
Garage Spaces: 2
Driveway: Gravel
Is a Horse Property: yes
Area Description: Mountain, Near Snowmobile Trails, Rural
Lot Description: Agricultural, Country Setting, Farm, Farm - Horse/Animal, Field/Pasture, Landscaped, Major Road Frontage, Mountain View, Open, Pond, Pond Frontage, Recreational, Secluded, Sloping, Stream, Timber, Trail/Near Trail, View, Walking Trails, Water View, Waterfront, Wooded
Lot Size in Acres: 732
Best Use: Agriculture, Bed and Breakfast, Commercial, Development Potential, Farm, Farm - Horse/Animal, Field/Pasture, Maple Sugar, Recreation, Residential, Tillable, Timber, Woodland
Zoning: none
Surveyed: No
Flood Zone: No
Road Description: Gravel, Public
Road Frontage: 10000
Water Body Type: Pond
Water Frontage Length: 2000
Has Waterfront: No
Water Access: Owned
School District: North Country Supervisory Union
Elementary School: Charleston Elementary
Jr. High School: Charleston Elementary School
High School: North Country Union High Sch
Additional Information
Delayed Showing: No
Property Type: SFR
Approximate Year Built: 1900
Status: Active
Water Body Access: Owned
Water Body Name: Private Pond, Nutting Brook, Tributaries to Clyde

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