Vermont Sustainable Properties

In it's simplest form, a sustainable Vermont property is one that can provide for the needs of it's owner on a continuing basis. Generally, this would pertain to renewable products such as firewood and the ability to raise animals and produce. The size of a self sustaining property can be surprisingly small. A 3-5 acre mixed northern hardwood woodlot can easily provide enough firewood for a well constructed residence of moderate size. A couple of acres of open productive land can be more than enough to grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. From there it depends on the specific interests of an owner. 

Vermont is very fortunate to have the basic makings of being very sustainable. We have an excellent amount of quality water, fertile soils and a sufficient growing season. Droughts are very rare, and extreme weather events are not common. There are many properties that have had the benefit of recent development and improvements and there are many land parcels awaiting the creative thoughts of a new owner to achieve self sustainability.

Browse through currently listed Vermont sustainable homes below and contact me if you would like more information about any of these properties.  You can also create an account for free to save all of your favorite Vermont real estate listings.  

1621 Gold Coast Rd, Bridgewater, VT 05034

Price$1,500,000

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MLS Number 4648719

  • Land
  • Zoning Res Land
  • Acreage 906.96

This exceptional 906-acre woodland parcel is located off Gold Coast Road among some of the most expensive real estate in the region with great potential views of Killington and Pico. This generational property has been in the same family since 1936 and managed as a sustainable yield timberland asset. There is easy access by way of Kellogg Road (a former town road) that traverses the property on gently sloping terrain at 1,700 feet and climbs to hilltops of 2,400 feet. The property slopes west and has excellent potential views W, SW and NW. There is a camp with a pond in the middle of the property, and extensive stonewalls and trails throughout. Located within 8 miles of Woodstock village and 14 miles of Killington Resort. Timber report available

Listed by T Story Jenks and Wade Weathers of LandVest, Inc/Woodstock

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216 Button Bay, Ferrisburgh, VT 05491

Price$949,000

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MLS Number 4626685

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathroom 3
  • Stories 2
  • Construction Existing

Wonderful bungalow with mountain views on Lake Champlain. The High Peaks of the Adirondacks are stunning from this Top Quality constructed craftsman year round cottage home on Lake Champlain! The owner together with Selin & Selin architects known for their sustainable design created a lakeside bungalow with easy access to the water. Here is a sampling of what you will find: Reclaimed pine floors, fir & bead board ceilings, custom doors with old world charm, glass doorknobs, a wall of custom windows to the view, 9' ceilings, smart kitchen design with high end stainless appliances, first floor bedroom & full bath, lakeside master suite on the 2nd level that is perfectly designed, 2 additional bedrooms & full bath, full walkout basement ready to finish, patios,& a lakeside studio out building with copper roof! A west facing location for stunning sunsets and super swimming plus walk to Button Bay Park. Red Rock retaining wall built in 2014 and new docks as of 2014. Terrific boating and sailing - a wonderful Vermont getaway property! Easy 45 minutes to Burlington Vermont and international airport. Minutes to fun restaurants and activities in Vergennes and nearby hiking on many small mountains! Basin Harbor Club is a bike ride away with a new marina and great restaurants!

Listed by Kathleen OBrien of Four Seasons Sotheby's Int'l Realty

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81 Smith Falls, Stowe, VT 05672

Price$1,495,000

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MLS Number 4617914

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathroom 6
  • Stories 2
  • Construction Existing

Adams Mill is a highly desirable private enclave tucked into the hills south of Stowe Vermont. This contemporary home is set along a river, providing a soothing ambiance. Amenities abound in this 11 room home including a gorgeous floor to ceiling stone fireplace, sustainable bamboo flooring & radiant heat throughout, a well appointed chefs kitchen, gourmet stainless steel appliances, premium granite island & counter tops. Abundant light flowing through large windows & panoramic doors illuminates the 1000+ ft2 open concept 14 ft cathedral ceiling living space overlooking a waterfall. The 4 bedrooms in the main house are graciously sized each with an en-suite bath. Accessible through a private entry door, the attached luxurious private in-law suite incorporates a unique silo with an oversized gorgeous bedroom and an exquisitely appointed bathroom. Fully furnished with high-end furniture & fixtures, the glamorous eclectic decor compliments this rare property. This 4-season property offers multiple indoor & outdoor, common & independent living spaces for relaxing, entertaining & dining. The layout of the Adams Mill development offers a sense of security & comfort while enjoying the privacy of each property. Enjoy the 40-acre community woodland's private trails bordered by 50 acres Land Trust & Trails and 45K acres Mt Mansfield State Forest. Strategically located, the property offers fast access to RT 100, the Interstate & the ski resort. Unique to Stowe, make this gem your own!

Listed by Bateman Group and Sharon Bateman of Pall Spera Company Realtors-Stowe Village

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2317 North Road, Barnard, VT 05031

Price$639,000

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MLS Number 4488271

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 2
  • Area Rural
  • Stories 2

This historic countryside Vermont hill farm is full of character, charm, and garden and orchard flavor. The property offers contemporary luxury on four pastoral and garden acres with a full complement of amenities and outbuildings. Breathtaking field, forest and mountain views and extraordinary sunrise and sunsets. Circa 1850 home restored and modernized while keeping the historic character and style. Energy-efficient solarized three-bedroom, two-bath home with great room, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, large pantry and study. Pine, hardwood, tile floor coverings throughout. Inclusive of a large post and beam studio building, animal barn, fenced pastoral fields and large garden area all add to a sustainable lifestyle. HyWynds Farm is easy access for I 89 and Silver Lake State Park and the Barnard General Store are just two miles away.

Listed by Eric Johnston of Four Seasons Sotheby's Int'l Realty

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