Historic House Listings

What a beauty! “Brookside”, Circa 1843. On 236 acres in Vermont. $749,000

December 24, 2020

That is one beautiful staircase! This is a dream property! “Brookside” was built in 1843. It is located on 236 acres in Orwell, Vermont. The home has plaster ceiling medalions, hardwood floors, inlaid hardwood floors, tall ceilings, and beautiful original windows. This Greek Revival is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property has a four bedroom guest house. This home has graced many magazines and is one of Vermont’s treasured farms. Six bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 6,772 square feet. $749,000

Contact Wade Treadway with Wade Treadway Real Estate: 802-457-2280

From the Zillow listing:


Brookside with it’s 236 acres of productive agricultural land and well maintained woodland is on the National Register of Historic Places not only for it’s superlative 1843 Greek Revival residence but for the continuous stewardship of this national treasure. Starting in the 1770’s, Brookside has contributed significantly to the development of Vermont as an agricultural leader with it’s Merino sheep and Morgan horses. It continues it’s heritage today with it’s Belted Galloway beef and breeding stock. The 6 bedroom residence, 4 bedroom guest house and all requisite ancillary structures makes for one of Vermont’s finest historic farms. The historical architectural significance of the manor house has been well documented in countless books and magazines. The extraordinary design and construction using locally harvested woods is in a remarkable state of preservation with most all original fabric intact.


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