Located in scenic Rochester, VT, this 30-acre homestead, once known as the Pine Pasture, abuts the Green Mountain National Forest, has frontage on the West Branch of the White River and offers unparalleled privacy. As you amble down the quiet driveway, the forest opens up to a lovely sunny homesite with a cozy three-bedroom cabin and two-car garage. The main floor offers comfortable living space comprising a sunken living room with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and gas stove plus an open dining area with pleasant views and French doors leading to an expansive private deck where you can relax and take in the serenity of the natural surroundings. A galley kitchen with updated appliances, a spacious bedroom and a full bathroom complete the main level, while the upper level features a pair of tandem bedrooms, each with vaulted ceilings, one with attractive hardwood floors. Recent improvements including several new windows, hybrid hot water heater, pressure tank, septic system and well pump ensure years of low maintenance living and a backup generator will keep the lights on even when Mother Nature has other plans. The detached garage features two full bays with overhead doors plus workshop space and full stairs to an upper level bonus room that could easily be finished as a studio, office or hobby room. And with fiber optic internet at the street, you can enjoy all the conveniences of modern living from your rustic mountain getaway. Appointments required, please call today.
The Will Cass house, circa 1782 is one of the oldest homes in historic Rochester, VT. Exposed beams, hand-built doors, and 24" wide pine plank floors grace the residence with a simple elegance, typical of New England vernacular architecture. The main floor features an informal side entry with mudroom, a foyer with access to a spacious first floor bedroom and updated bathroom, a country kitchen, open to the main living area, a formal dining room and a generous study that could be used as a home office, Zoom room or for home schooling. The upper level features a large open foyer area with a daybed, an expansive master bedroom suite with an updated bathroom, a quaint guest bedroom and a generous bonus room that could easily be finished to suit your needs. In the warmer months, the breezeway sunroom, between the attached garage and main house is the ideal place to relax and take in the extraordinary views up and down the valley. In spite of its age, this charming home offers many modern features including fiber optic internet, new high-efficiency heating and hot water systems, new drilled well, and electrical upgrades. Situated on a nice level lot with easy access from one of Vermont's most scenic byways. Surrounded by agricultural lands, the serenity and beauty of this special place has remained unchanged for generations. Showings by appointment only, please call today.
Imagine living in the country and observing the mountains as they transform with every season. Which will be your favorite? Or perhaps jumping in and splashing around in your own private pond gives you that connection to nature you crave. Maybe it is simply relaxing in your hot tub after a long day while gazing at the breathtaking sunset. All of these and more are what you will find here. The large kitchen and living areas that lead to both the open deck with easy access to the pond or the fantastic covered porch with plenty of room for tables, chairs and yes, even a hammock beckon you to invite family and friends to spend time connecting. Making memories here is what it is all about. Come bring your family and friends to experience Vermont as it is meant to be. There is plenty of room with 4 bedrooms plus an office space with high speed fiber internet. The unfinished basement would make a great workshop, home movie theatre or game room. Perfectly situated off a town maintained road where your closest neighbors are cows. Thinking of doing some homesteading? Then this is the place for you with southern exposure for your garden filled with fresh fruits and vegetables to livestock such as chickens, ducks, sheep, goats, cows, horses and more. Access the local trails from your backyard for horse back riding, hiking, biking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. You owe it to yourself to come see what makes this property so special.
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