The view from the porch - enjoy the sunrise over Mount Mansfield and the sunset over the Adirondacks
The grounds. From the approach through a mature forest to the rolling fields and pastures, pond and the Shelburne Farm barns, the setting is magical
The total privacy and turnkey nature of the property
The quality of construction which mimics the structures on Shelburne Farms
The separate guest house easily handles overflow when guests are visiting
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Listed by Wade Weathers
Sited on a hilltop and virtually surrounded by conserved land, Pheasant Hill enjoys exceptional privacy and panoramic views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks over grounds designed by famed landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmstead.
Pheasant Hill is one of only seven estates located in a gated community known as Pheasant Hill Farm. This special enclave offers privacy in a truly remarkable setting with amenities including 160± acres of common land, 2,750 feet of shoreline, 3 beaches, a skating pond, mooring rights and Shelburne Farms access.
Formerly part of the 4,000± acre Vanderbilt-Webb estate now known as Shelburne Farms.
Amenities include 160 acres of protected common land, 2,750± feet of shoreline, 3 west-facing and very private small stone beaches, a trout pond, mooring rights and Shelburne Farms access.
The 10-acre parcel provides remarkable diversity of terrain and wonderful wildlife habitat.
The Adirondack shingle style 7,193 sq ft, 3-bedroom main residence was constructed in 2003 with incredible attention to detail using only the finest of materials and fixtures.
The dramatic great room just off the entry has an open gallery above and spectacular views.
The first floor master suite and guest quarters are at opposite ends of the home with separate guest quarters on the grounds, adding another 3 bedrooms.
Just off the chef's kitchen is a bluestone covered round porch to enjoy the spectacular 270 degree views
The well appointed 3 bedroom guest house has its own private setting.
Cultural venues, the University of Vermont, hospital and the international airport are located just 10 miles to the north in Burlington, Vermont’s largest city.
Mad River Glen ski area is 40 miles east and Sugarbush and Stowe are 45 and 60 miles respectively.
The entire property is subject to the Pheasant Hill covenants and restrictions and a conservation easement held by the Vermont Land Trust.
Features & Equipment
ENTRY FOYER, Bluestone walkway, Covered porch, Solid Mahogany door w/ sidelights, Wallpaper, Cherry flooring, Stairs to second level, Double closet
LIVING ROOM (30’ x 31’) Sunken, Cherry flooring, 2-story, Upper balcony, Corbeled ceiling, Raised panel wainscoting, Redstone gas fireplace w/ raised hearth, 3 sets of French doors w/ transoms, Recessed lighting, Door to covered porch, Arched entry to dining room, Lake views
DINING ROOM (16’ x 22’), Cherry flooring, Corbeled ceiling, Raised panel wainscoting, Lake views through triple window, Door to covered porch, Recessed lighting, Open to kitchen
KITCHEN (19’ x 22.4’), Cherry flooring, Solid wood cabinetry, Granite counters, Granite island w/ 2 sinks, disposal, Hartland 6 burner gas range w/ hood, Hartland refrigerator, Hartland wall oven, GE Profile microwave, KitchenAid compactor, Miele dishwasher in island, French doors to covered porch, Banquet seating in breakfast room, Pantry, Lake views
OFFICE (16’ x 18’), Ceramic tile flooring, Lake views, Built-in cabinets, desk, Double closet, Garage access through back hallway, Wired for Ethernet
DEN (15’ x 22’), Double French door entry, Cherry floor, walls, ceiling, Gas fireplace, French doors to bluestone terrace, Recessed lighting, Antique Chinese closet doors
MASTER BEDROOM (19’ x 22’), Pocket door, Cherry flooring, Vaulted ceiling, Open to loft above, French door to rear yard, His and hers walk-in closets, Stairs to loft, Lake views
MASTER BATH, Ceramic tile floors, Granite counters, Double hand painted ceramic sinks, Wallpapered walls, Jetted tub with granite surround, Wall of windows to lake views, Tile corner shower with glass door/wall, Heated towel drawer, Heat lamp
REC ROOM (17’ x 25’), Rinnai heater, Butternut hand hewn walls, ceiling, and floor, Palladian window, Wall of windows, Porthole window, Lake views
BUNK ROOM (9’ x 10’), Black walnut floor, walls, Windows on 3 sides, Lake views, Pocket door
GUEST ROOM (16’ x 23’), Wall-to-wall carpet, Stained pine horizontal plank walls, Dressing area, Double closet, Lake views
GUEST ROOM (16’ x 23’), Wall-to-wall carpet, Natural pine horizontal plank walls, Dressing area, 2 closets, Lake views, Access to full bath
BALCONY (30’ x 31’), Open to Living Room below, Built-in library shelving, Casement windows, Recessed lighting, Cherry railing, Lake Views, 2 stained glass panels
FULL BATH, Ceramic tile floor, Single sink w/ granite counter, Sliding mirror revealing medicine cabinets (2), Ceramic tile tub/shower, Linen closet, Wallpaper
EXERCISE LOFT (18’ x 16’), Palladian window, Wall-to-wall carpet, Railing overlooking Master Bedroom, Stairs down
GUEST HOUSE/STORAGE BARN (24’ x 52’)/(24’ x 30’), Cedar shake and Redstone, Cedar shake roof, (24’ x 52’) Heated workshop, Two 52’ drive-through bays, 24’ x 24’ 2-car garage, 3 bedrooms (22’ x 24’) (10’6” x 19’) (10’6” x 16’4”), Kitchen/Living area (19’6” x 30’), Yellow pine flooring, Gas fireplace, Mudroom, Half bath, full bath, 200 amp, Compressor, Propane fired hot water baseboard
AMENITIES: 160 acres of protected common land, 2,750± feet of shoreline, 3 west-facing and very private small stone beaches, a trout pond, mooring rights and Shelburne Farms access.