brookfield, Vermont

Safety is the new luxury! Exceptionally beautiful 53-acre property with small, well-built, off-grid home with deep well and infrasture for larger home.

Energy Efficient Home Green Home Healthy Home Select Vacant Land Sustainable Home Off the Grid Solar - Photovoltaic Small Home
$395,000 Asking Price (USD)
$1,634 Annual Property Tax
$500 Annual Utility Cost
700 Square Feet
1 / 1 Beds / Baths
53.9 acres Lot Size
2005 Year Built
Single Family Property Type

What makes your home a Green or Healthy Home?

Fully off-grid solar home. Back-up, hard-wired generator. Extra insullation. Wood stove for heat with vented propane furnace requiring no electricity as option too. No basement or crawl space meaning no mold or mildew smells. Clean, safe home. Exisiting garden beds and fruit trees and bushes. Extensive grounds which could be developed to grow more food. Most of land covered by a sustainable forest management plan (i.e. current use) providing a substantial tax break.

Property Description

Escape to the Vermont countryside. This exceptionally beautiful 53-acre property with very well built off-grid home in an excellent location to the Upper Valley and Montpelier offers your family many options. The security of off-grid living with high-quality construction and beautiful, large, primarily level acreage in lovely Brookfield make this property exceptional. The small, high-quality home, a gambrel-style with lovely living quarters above a two-car garage offers protection from grid failures or natural disasters with a quality solar installation powering a deep drilled well with excellent water, an environmentally-friendly four-bedroom septic ready for your larger custom home should you choose to build one, and other amenities. A gorgeous building site awaits. The property features beautiful meadows with winding, fairytale paths, large, mature hardwood stands with trails, and outstanding long-range views on an easily accessible, year-round, well-maintained road. Privacy without isolation. The property also offers maximum flexibility – unlike many off-grid properties, it can be left for long stretches in winter due to the propane furnace. There is additionally a Jotul wood stove, hard-wired generator back-up, garden space, established blueberries, grapes, asparagus, and apples, all in a picturesque setting. Grid power and fiber-optic internet are close to the end of the driveway for those desiring these options. Additionally, the land is in a well-established current use plan offering significant annual tax savings. Come take a look at this splendid property. It will not disappoint. Less than 3 hours to Boston; 5 hours to New York City.rnAgent is Holly Hall. 802-431-3421.

Neighborhood Description

Lovely rural neighborhood with well maintained homes along a beautiful tree-lined road. Lots of privacy and neighbors leave you alone unless you seek them out - then they are delightful and happy to help. Road is well-maintained by the town and home is easily accessible year-round (unlike many off-grid properties). Power and fiber-optic internet available at the road if you choose to connect.

Market Area

Lovely central Vermont location. Easily accessible to the Upper Valley (Dartmouth College) and Montpelier. Three hours to Boston, five hours to New York City. Plenty of local recreation and all the services you need.

School District

Brookfield Elementary School; Randolph School UHSD #2


Brookfield, VTrnOrange County

Location of Home or Land


Elevation of Home


Air Quality

Agriculture in Area Yes
Industry in Area No
Air Pollution in Area No
Pesticide Free Yes
Fragrance Free Yes
Cleaned with Green Products Yes

Interior Environment

Heating System Other
Solar - Passive
Wood Stove
Cooling System
Ventilation System
Whole House Filtration
Whole House Vacuum No

Energy & Water

Energy System Off the Grid
Solar - Photovoltaic
Water System Well
Wastewater System Septic System

Construction Information

Construction Type Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Exterior Finish Wood
Interior Finish Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Interior Paint
Floor Material Concrete
Roof Material Metal
Window Material
Insulation Material

Garage / Car Port

Garage / Carport Yes
Garage Type Attached
Number of Cars 2
Garage Area 0 sqft

Contact Information

Beth Locker

PO Box 504
S. Royalton , VT 05068 US

Listing ID: 20555