1840s Luminescent Farmhouse Lovingly Yet Meticulously Restored For The Modern Buyer
A Scandinavian-styled renovated modern Farmhouse with luminous light and glowing spaces, inside and out. 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 3 floors- completely refinished and refined. The studio is huge and perfect for any number of uses:family, crafts, workspace, art... Gorgeously oiled finished fir and oak floors, custom kitchen with pantry. Oversized library opens out to wrap around porches + 3rd floor attic is finished and available for media room, office, yoga/meditation. Outdoors there is 14+ acres of established flower beds, bi-level barn, greenhouse, 2 hoop houses, fruit and nut trees, berries chicken coops...a spectacular walking woods and 9 acres is protected by a deer fence + additional fencing and gated entry for privacy, protection and ease. This might be the perfect Herb Farm! Modern Farmhouse: BASICS: Modern Farmhouse and Organic Homestead 4400+/- sq. ft. home + 1000+/- sq. foot barn Originally built in 1840, full renovation 2015-2017 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths Very Private: 14.69 acres w/ walking trails, stone walls abutting approx. 60 acres of locked conservation land. 7 acres protected by a deer fence Automatic gated entry 12 minute walk to Green River swimming + 7 minute drive to Guido's (G.B. center) Property currently in 61a forestry plan, easy to keep up = Taxes $4, 000/year HOME: Propane/ High efficiency forced hot air furnace, air filter– 2006 Roof redone in 2005 200 Amp electric – solar panels cover electric costs year round Eco B Wi-Fi enabled thermostat Hot water is Rinaii Tank less – 2016 2 wood stoves (library and Kitchen) are heat-radiating Tulikivi soapstone, which remains warm to the touch! Can heat entire home for 8 hours overnight. Custom Kitchen with stainless steel counters Conservatory greenhouse with lovely herringbone brick floor: will heat entire studio space in winter if doors are left open. Floors - oil finished fir throughout and (mixed antique) oak in studio Closets galore, including cedar in master Library with pocket doors and full surround of library shelving Insulation: recycled blue Jean insulation, fiberglass batting, closed cell foam Homestead can be self-sustaining with wood stoves and electric panels Attic: winter, leave attic door open and heats to same temp as house, quickly. RED BARN: 2 story Post and beam garage – sturdy Re-engineered floor solid for 2+ cars Lower area is charming, outdoor summer area with chicken coop New foundation for barn – all stonework re-pointed and reinforced Corner grommets added in Barn (and house) for stability New windows + New metal roof *Solar panels on back (out of site) ZERO electric costs/owner paid in summer The Farm: Organic homestead Perfect Herb Farm Chicken Coops (2) Bee hives; 2 hoop houses for extended season gardening (can easily be removed) Fruit tree production: berries, persimmon, peach, plum, pear, apple and quince, chestnut, 100 year old apples Gorgeous established flower and vegetable gardens lovingly curated by sculptor/artist/landscape designer/horticulturist (seller) POTENTIAL Trees could be cut for mountain range views Vintage restored Chambers stove can be replaced with Viking or equivalent Farm can be kept to run as a farm and sellers would provide assistance and training for a set period OR Farm can be minimized for ease.