1908 Charm, 2010 Updates! – East Montpelier – SOLD!
2685 Route 2, East Montpelier$232,000
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This gorgeous colonial style farmhouse is the perfect blend of old world charm and modern convenience. This 2,532 square foot home was built in 1908 and was updated in 2010. The antique styling details such as the stone foundation, wide plank wood floors and beamed ceilings blend seamlessly together with updates such the modern gourmet kitchen and elegant upstairs bath. This extremely clean and well maintained home has been pre-inspected by a licensed home inspector.
Situated on a lovely lot high up and set back from the road, this home is located across the street from the beautiful Winooski River. It has easy access to many natural areas including the East Montpelier trails and a large VAST trail network parking access area is just .8 mile away. This home has a great location which is convenient to everything. The East Montpelier Elementary School is 1.6 miles away and the top rated U32 Montpelier High School is 2.8 miles. It is 6 miles to downtown Montpelier and a .2 mile walk to the C.P. Dudley General Store just south of Route 14. Very conveniently located, this is such a charming area with historic buildings, covered bridges, and pretty natural areas, yet a stone’s throw away from Montpelier, Route 89 and all amenities.
The stunning gourmet kitchen is amply sized at 22 x 15. It features upscale cabinetry and fixtures, beautiful tile backsplash and classy lighting, including undercounter lights which provide a very nice accent. The hardwood floor and beamed ceiling provide a classic farmhouse look. A 7 x 4 island provides plenty of extra space for food preparation and storage. There are many high end pull out shelves which glide easily.
Appliances include glass top electric cooktop, double oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and trash compactor.
The extra large dining area is perfect for a large farmhouse table and has many windows to let in an abundance of natural lighting. It also has a ceiling fan with light. A door leads to the front covered porch. There is an old fashioned pass through window between the kitchen and the den.
Adjoining the kitchen is a versatile room which is currently set up as a den, however could also be used as a formal dining room. This 14 x 12 room features a beamed ceiling, hardwood floor, wood stove with brick surround and a convenient wood storage box.
This home has a classy upscale mudroom. This 17 x 8 room features wainscoting, ceramic tile floor, four windows, coat closet and a pantry/storage area with built-in chalkboard to write notes to greet your guests. It is the perfect place for a bench to remove shoes and a coat rack.
The 25 x 11 living room is so long that it can serve a variety of purposes. The current owners have one side set up as a tv area and the other side set up as a game area for children and piano room. This room also offers beamed ceiling and hardwood floor along with four windows and track lighting.
A first floor bedroom is located off the living room. This room was an addition and offers vaulted ceiling and a full wall of windows. It is flooded with natural lighting and would make for a wonderful home office or guest room with privacy away from the other bedrooms.
There is an 11 x 6 area which is currently used as an office with a 5 x 5 closet. The classic first floor bath is decorated in lovely shades of green and offers a beautiful claw foot tub, ceramic tile, large window, and a laundry closet with full size washer and dryer along with plenty of room for linen storage.
The pièce de résistance of the second floor is the elegant and luxurious bath. This 13 x 10 room features one hundred year old barnboard, stained glass window, gorgeous cabinetry including a built-in hutch, and a magnificent heart shaped jacuzzi tub with six jets. The spacious shower has elegantly designed tile, overhead light and glass door. The triple windows over the tub offer a beautiful view of the yard and the field beyond. This brightly lit room is very cheerful. It also has double sinks and hardwood flooring. Two wood doors with painted woodwork and several recessed lights add to the allure.
The second floor offers three more bedrooms sized at 20 x 10, 17 x 9 and 11 x 10. There is plenty of closet space with 12 x 6 plus 6 x 3 closets in the master bedroom, a 9′ closet in the second bedroom and an extra deep single closet in the third bedroom. The master bedroom has laminate wood look flooring, while the second and third bedrooms feature original wide plank wood flooring. The floor in the third bedroom has been painted gray and it has an old fashioned Dutch door. All bedrooms have ceiling fans for extra circulation.
The basement has access both from interior stairs and from a regular door with no steps at the side of the house. The stone foundation is very charming. It houses the furnace, water heater, oil tank and central vacuum unit.
The exterior of the home is very low maintenance with it’s vinyl siding and standing seam metal roof. The chimney was re-bricked in 2014. The 20 x 12 covered porch has a beautiful view of the backyard of this 1.26 acre property. The porch has a large built-in wood storage cubby as well as a closet for skis and other items.
This property is located in the village zone and can also be used for commercial purposes. It would make an ideal home office.
Outbuildings include a 15 x 12 shed with 220 amp power, a 40 x 30 barn with loft and many windows and a 15 x 14 wood shed. The property sees an abundance of wildlife with deer, turkey and many birds as backyard visitors. There are blueberry bushes for both people and animals to enjoy.
While this fine property is sold, there are many more great properties available. I am happy to help you find your next home!
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