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

 

3 adjacent parcels total 89 acres

Ideal for family compound and homestead - work from home, animal husbandry, home orchard, garden, build your dream home

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Parcel #1: 76.4 acres,

with 4-bedroom house, barn, & outbuildings  - $499,000

MLS#: 4884631

 

Parcel #2: 3.9 acres,

permitted for a 4-bedroom home

on West Road - $77,000

MLS#:4884632

Parcel #3: 7.7 acres,

permitted for a 4-bedroom home on Murray Road - $129,000

MLS#:4884634

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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)

  • Viticulture

  • Horse boarding

  • Specialty dairying

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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

 

  • 42 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

  • Livestock pond

  • 5 springs

  • 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.

gardens, vegetable - newly tilled, May 2
garden - cabbage, zinnias, kale August-0
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All three 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:  

  • Specialty dairying

  • Livestock: horse, poultry, rabbits

  • Indoor horticulture under lights

  • Indoor storage: small equipment, lumber

  • Studio

  • 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 89 acres were organically operated for 28 years by the current owners who have retired from farming.  The farm currently produces certified organic hay.

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CSA - pumpkins, turnips, potatoes, celer

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.

 

​Please see our maps and photos pages.

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 our maps page for the correct location of the farm!

Contact us for more information!

Please contact us for more information about the land, the house, history of the farm, zoning, and any other topics - we are happy to share!

This is the official website for the farm,
which is for sale by owners Charlie & Karen LeRoy. 

For more information and to view our property please contact our agent Theresa Ouellette at 802-236-0301 or email her at Theresa@AdirmontRealEstate.com
 

202 West Rd, Whiting VT 05778

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