849 Mount Bess Road Charleston, Vermont 05872 MLS# 4978840

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$2,900,000 Sold Price

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2 Beds

3 Baths

2,487 Sqft

Listed By Nicholas Maclure of Century 21 Farm & Forest
Sold By Century 21 Farm & Forest

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849 Mount Bess Road

Yes, you can have your very own unspoiled slice of Vermont. Mount Bess Farm consists of 1,606 acres with gorgeous hayfields, pastureland, woods, streams, and miles of interior roads. Sitting at the top of the dead-end road, the Farmhouse overlooks a 1.5-acre spring-fed pond and long-range mountain views. Inside the house you’ll find a spacious kitchen with a massive granite-topped center island, dining room, living room, ½ bath, enclosed porch, and covered porch on the main floor. The primary bedroom suite with private deck and bath with clawfoot tub and separate shower along with a second bedroom and full bath make up the 2nd floor. The shop includes a 40x40’ heated space with compressor and electric hoist, heated office, storage, ¾ bath, and 40x40’ cold storage area ideal for tractors, RVs, boats, etc. The 56x82’ 12-stall horse barn includes a 20x20’ office/tack room with ¾ bath. The property has about 2 miles of frontage; 1 mile on Hudson Road, frontage on both sides of Mount Bess Road, and Route 5A. The land is comprised of 350+/- acres of crop and pastureland with the remainder being wooded. Enjoy nature walks, horseback riding, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, ATVing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, and so much more without leaving your property. A fully remodeled guest house on 2 acres may be purchased with the farm for an additional $210,000. The very epitome of Vermont country living awaits you with this special property; come take a look.

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849 Mount Bess Road Charleston

Property Details

Sold Price  $2,900,000 Sold Date  Feb 29th, 2024
List Price  $2,990,000 Total Rooms  8 List Date  Nov 29th, 2023
MLS#  4978840 Lot Size  1606.000 Acres Taxes $0
Type  House Stories  1 1/2 Road Frontage  10560
Bedrooms  2 Style  Near ATV Trail Water Frontage  
Full Bathrooms  2 Finished  2,487 Sqft Construction  No, Existing
3/4 Bathrooms  0 Above Grade  2,487 Sqft Seasonal  No
Half Bathrooms  1 Below Grade  0 Sqft Year Built  1900
1/4 Bathrooms  0 Garage Size  8 Car County  Orleans
Interior FeaturesCeiling Fan, Kitchen Island, Kitchen/Dining, Laundry Hook-ups, Living/Dining, Primary BR w/ BA, Natural Light, Natural Woodwork, Soaking Tub, Walk-in Closet, Wood Stove Hook-up, Laundry - 1st Floor
Equipment & AppliancesRefrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer, Range-Gas, Microwave, Washer, Water Heater - Electric, Water Heater - Owned, Smoke Detector
Kitchen  1st Floor Living/Dining  1st Floor Family Room  1st Floor
Porch  1st Floor Bath - 1/2  1st Floor Primary BR Suite  2nd Floor
Bedroom  2nd Floor Bath - Full  2nd Floor
ConstructionWood Frame
BasementInterior, Unfinished, Concrete
Exterior FeaturesBarn, Deck, Fence - Partial, Garden Space, Natural Shade, Outbuilding, Porch - Covered, Porch - Enclosed, Windows - Double Pane, Stable(s)
Exterior  Clapboard, Cement Disability Features  1st Floor 1/2 Bathrm, Hard Surface Flooring
Foundation  Stone, Concrete House Color  White
Floors  Tile, Laminate Building Certifications  
Roof  Metal HERS Index  
DirectionsFrom the junction of VT Routes 105 & 5A, travel south on Route 5A and turn left onto Hudson Road, then take the first right onto Mount Bess Road; continue to end.
Lot DescriptionYes, VAST, Snowmobile Trail, Rural Setting, Rural
Garage & Parking  Driveway, Heated Garage, Driveway, Garage, On-Site, Other, Detached
Road Frontage  10560 Water Access  
Suitable UseAgriculture/Produce, Horse/Animal Farm, Land:Mixed, Land:Pasture, Land:Tillable, Land:Woodland, Residential, Tillable, Woodland Water Type  Pond
Driveway  Gravel, Dirt Water Body  
Flood Zone  No Zoning  None
School District  North Country Supervisory Union Middle  Charleston Elementary School
Elementary  Charleston Elementary High  North Country Union High Sch
Heat Fuel  Wood, Oil Excluded  
Heating/Cool  None, Hot Air, Baseboard Negotiable  
Sewer  Concrete, Leach Field - On-Site, On-Site Septic Exists Parcel Access ROW  No
Water  Private, Dug Well, Drilled Well ROW for Other Parcel  
Water Heater  Electric, Owned Financing  
Cable Co   Documents  Deed, Plat/Grid Map
Electric  Circuit Breaker(s), 200 Amp Tax ID  part of 135-042-10475

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