Historic House Listings

Off market. Look inside! Former 1871 Schoolhouse. On almost 6 acres in Vermont. $279,900

July 18, 2022

I like this one! Multiple outbuildings, grapevines and fruit orchard. This was a former schoolhouse and was built in 1871. It is located on 5.8 acres in Orleans, Vermont. The home features a covered front porch, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, exposed beams and a brick fireplace. the house could use some undoing of past renovations. Not far from Lake Willoughby. The house has original wavy glass. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,696 square feet. $279,900

Contact Nicholas Maclure with Century 21 Farm and Forest

From the Zillow listing:


This historic 1871 Schoolhouse is situated on a 5.8 acre lot with a 90 tree +/- organic apple orchard. The property is located only 1.8 miles from the gorgeous Lake Willoughby and about 20 miles to Burke Mountain & Kingdom Trails. The Schoolhouse has been converted to a 3 bedroom 2 bath home with a wonderful open living space with soaring ceilings and a large brick fireplace. Oversized wavy glass windows shed wonderful natural light into the home. The kitchen offers hardwood cabinetry and is open to the living / dining area. The main floor also offers a wing with a full bath and bedroom. Upstairs you will find a bedroom (currently used for crafts), and office or den (currently used as a bedroom) and another bedroom and bathroom. A covered front porch welcomes your guests while the large back deck offers views over the gardens, grapes, orchard and mountains beyond. Ample storage is provided by the oversized detached garage with an extension off the back plus a large shed. This property has a lot of potential from a homestead, to a vacation home, AirBnB rental, business, farm stand, etc.



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