Historic House Listings

Off market. This is dreamy! Waterfront in Vermont. Circa 1890. $729,000

June 24, 2019

This sure is a dreamy property! Love the waterfront setting! Then the interior! This home was built in 1890. It was added onto in 1989. Love the exposed log beams! Only thing that scares me are the winter pictures. BUT….listing says for the winter enthusiast they can enjoy the 4.5 mile ice skating loop and pond hockey. Located on .44 acres in Fairlee, Vermont. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,403 square feet. $729,000

From the Zillow listing:


Exceptional cottage with private water-frontage on Lake Morey. Daytime is best spent on the lake – swimming, fishing, sailing, and kayaking, while the nighttime is graced by sunset cocktail cruises, al fresco dining, calls of the loons and the occasional fireworks display. While the lake can take center-stage, the inside of the home is a sure charmer. An addition to the original cottage in 1989 added two bedrooms, a bath, bay window with seating area and a laundry room, in addition to the comfortably sized living room w/fireplace. The third level is reminiscent of the upper level of a ship, with a darling bunk room and 4th bedroom, both with views of the lake. Covered porches with screen doors keep the summer breeze rolling in. Live-edge wooden countertops in the kitchen with a sit-up peninsula, stone floor, custom staircase handrails, and woodstove in the dining room provide character and functionality. The property is accented by abundant gardens and beautifully designed stonework featuring walkways, a patio, and meandering stonewalls, while the lakefront portion is profiled by a lawn for yard games, deck for reading on chaise lounges, and boat dock. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee on the expansive deck overlooking the lake and the protected hillside to the east. With its year-round occupancy potential, this property affords the winter enthusiast to enjoy the 4.5mi. skate loop & pond hockey. A flat driveway w/ample parking makes for convenient and easy access to the home.


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