No one is nearby... there is total and utter privacy.
The land. Contiguous with this land is a 6,000-acre conserved piece, then VT State land where the Long Trail runs through; protected land all the way up to the Laurentian Mountains in Canada.
The views are superb and magical-- long views of hay fields and sweeping huge views of mountains with Mt. Mansfield poking out above them all.
The historical significance of the area which was home to many families before the Civil War.
Old logging and carriage roads are now trails on which to hike, snow shoe and ski.
Listed by Wade Weathers
Seth Hill Homestead is one of the few, very special properties that one comes across once in a generation. 761 acres of old farmsteads at the end of the road with stone walls, old apple orchards, ponds, streams, meadows, a sugar bush, and two delightful, post and beam designed houses both beautifully constructed and perfectly manageable in size. Each residence is sited on south facing, gradually sloping land with some of the finest views in northern Vermont. Also Included is a charming caretaker’s cottage with a separate 3 bay equipment shed which includes an additional enclosed storage/workshop area. There is a well-designed garden/woodshed at each residence.
Located at the end of a private road, Seth Hill Homestead is stunningly beautiful, completely private and lies at the southern end of a vast area of conserved land which extends up to Canada.
Located just 4 miles from the village of Johnson and 20 miles from Stowe.
LOWER HOUSE: Constructed in 2012, the lower house is a dormered Cape style with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, screen porch 3,200 sf of living space, an attached 2-car heated garage, a swimming pond, meadows and broad mountain views.
UPPER HOUSE: Set near the foundation of the original Homestead is a residence built c1999, which is a 4,200 sf Vermont vernacular farmhouse design with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, and an attached 2-car garage/barn, 180-degree mtn views, meadows, swimming pond.
COTTAGE: Built in 1998 is a 2-story, 2-bedroom cottage of approximately 1,000 sf located at the edge of the meadow and serves as the gate house to the property.
OUTBUILDINGS: A separate enclosed garage within a 3-bay equipment shed is at the cottage and a garden/wood shed at each residence.
Of the 761 acres, there are approximately 50 acres of open fields all actively managed in organic hay production by a local farmer.
The woodland includes miles of trails, streams, waterfalls, a mountaintop lean-to overlooking a beaver pond, old farmsteads with old cellar remains, stone walls, apple orchards, a 15,000 tap sugar bush and a current timber value of approximately $600,000.
Much of the property is benefited by the protective covenants of the Vermont Land Trust and the VT Current Use Taxation program.