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Sold.Check out the floor board size! On 32 acres in Vermont. Circa 1831. $550,000

July 8, 2021

Check out the size of the floor boards! Love the stone wall. This would be a rewarding project! The Oliver Tarbell House was built in 1831. It is located on 32 acres in Cavendish, Vermont. This home is eligible to be on the National Register of Historic Places. The home features original wide plank hardwood floors, huge fireplaces, original stenciling in bedrooms, and original windows. The property has original stone walls and outbuildings. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,688 square feet. $550,000

Contact Tyleen Murray with Kelley Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Seeking a successor for this Brick Federal home that is offered on 32 acres with a barn up behind the house. Set back from the road, the Oliver Tarbell House has appreciated by the Van Schaik family since 1953.The family has improved the home over the years with oak flooring, stainless chimney liners in all 5 fireplaces, and the beginning of preservation of the original wall stenciling that was in each of the bedrooms, the hall, and stairway. Most everything is original. Improvements to the brick structure, etc. will be needed. The house is listed in the Vermont Historic Division 1974 survey of historic structures as eligible for the National Register of Historic Places and is thought to date from 1831. The land is enrolled in the Vermont Current Use forestry program. This property is easily accessed from Rt. 91. Many recreational opportunities are just minutes away. The Black River is one of Vermont’s premier trout fishing streams and Colby Pond is just up the road. Okemo Ski Resort and Okemo Valley Golf Course are just 8 miles away. An extensive network of gravel roads provide hours of trail riding, walking, or biking. Within a mile from the front door is the proposed 225-acre Hardy Hill Nature preserve. All utility lines have been buried including a fiber optic trunk line that provides high speed broad band. Have your own farm and work from home remotely. This property needs a buyer who will appreciate it, improve it, and take care of some of the current needs.


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