Lush, fertile organic homestead and farm in quiet rural town for sale in beautiful Champlain Valley at
202 West Road in Whiting, Vermont
Near Middlebury College and ski areas
2 adjacent parcels total 84 acres
Ideal for family compound and homestead - work from home, animal husbandry, home orchard, garden, build your dream home
Parcel #1: 76.4 acres,
with 4-bedroom house, barn, & outbuildings - $499,000
Parcel #2: 7.7 acres,
permitted for a 4-bedroom home on Murray Road - $129,000
Views of both the Green Mountains and the Adirondacks
In a quiet rural town within commuting distance to
Rutland, Middlebury, and Burlington
50 minute drive to Killington ski area
Solid internet available for work from home situations
Many economic opportunities:
Local food and flower production
Vegetable market gardens and pick-your-own
Cannabis and hemp production
CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
Not interested in farming?
No problem, local farmers are available to lease the land!
Don’t need a barn?
No problem, weathered barnboard and hand-hewn beams are marketable commodities.
Rich and productive land is on a wide ridge and includes
38 acres of gently-sloping, well-drained meadow and hayfields
31 acres of pasture
15 acre woodlot with hardwoods and sugar maple stand
Large and extremely fertile garden area including fruit trees and berries
Deep, rich soils with high organic matter throughout the property
2 drilled wells providing an excellent supply of sweet water
Full water rights
The south-facing house and ridge land are suited for alternative energy production including solar and wind power.
Plenty of space for greenhouses.
Both parcels are on town-maintained gravel roads.
Buildings at 202 West Road, Whiting VT include an historic 1,585 square foot 8-room post and beam home with screened-in porch, 1½ story attached shed, and 1 story attached lean-to that served as a farm stand; a sturdy 9,100 square foot gambrel-roofed former dairy and horse barn with upper storage for 7,000 square hay bales; chicken coop; 5-bay equipment shed; and tool shed.
Barn options include:
Livestock: horse, poultry, rabbits
Indoor horticulture under lights
Indoor storage: small equipment, lumber
Weathered barn boards, original construction from hand hewn beams (see photos page - and must see in person!)
A former family 45-60 cow dairy farm, CSA and baled hay business, the 84 acres were organically operated for 28 years by the current owners who have retired from farming. The farm currently produces certified organic hay.
Historic Vermont home & farm: the farm is located on land that was awarded to Major Samuel Beach in 1780 for his role in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga from the British under Captain Ethan Allen. Major Beach built the farmhouse in 1790. Sturdy post and beam house has original wide floorboards, tree-trunk rafters and hand-hewn beams; hand-hewn beams in barn and equipment shed. This property on a quiet town-maintained gravel road is located on Vermont's historic Crown Point Military Highway, which was constructed before the Revolutionary War.
Note: the location of 202 West Rd, Whiting, VT is not correct on Google Maps.
The location is closer on Apple Maps, but also not correct.
Please see the maps page for the correct location of the farm!