Bennington Homes over $500,000
Escape the congestion of the City and make your way to Vermont, driving off the hard pavement onto quiet country roads to the entrance of your own 430 acre Estate. Experience the peace that comes with the surrounding landscape, sweeping vistas and spectacular views of the Pownal/Hoosic River Valley & Mt. Greylock. Bring the family & friends if you like, horses, llamas, dogs or spend your time alone in tranquility. Hike the woods, splash in the cold waters of the streams, tend to your vineyard & gardens. A Caretaker's Cottage (or guest house if you wish) can insure it's care until you give in to the magic and make this enchanting place your home.
One of the finest Revolutionary Period properties in Vermont completely restored under the guidance of historical consultants. The Isaac Tichenor House c. 1788 is a living masterpiece of elegant historical design graced with the finest modernizations of kitchen, baths and mechanical systems. The grounds include gardens modeled after the 1930s garden plans along with a restored clay tennis court, renewed pond and designated wetlands for a fabulous outdoor setting that frames both the Bennington Battle Monument and Mount Anthony. Historical detail, a complete list of improvements and floor plans available on request. Governor Isaac Tichenor was the third Governor of Vermont who was also Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court and a United States Senator. If you are passionate about the history of the beginning of our country and the State of Vermont you will be passionate about this house and the story that goes with it. 3-car heated garage, 5.7 acres.
Classic Federal style brick Colonial with cedar shake roof and 3-bay garage. 16 acres of land located in a prime country area of other fine properties offers total privacy with the advantage of proximity to shopping and services. Foyer with a curved open stairway and balustrade sets an elegant tone. 10 main rooms, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and two fireplaces equally desirable for the young family or the buyers seeking a retreat from metropolitan life. Remarkable grade of construction and attention to detail. This home offers all the amenities one would expect in a prime residential property and the maintenance is superb. The grounds enjoy expansive lawns bordered by stone walls and woods and include a generously sized pond and a fiberglass in-ground pool with south and west exposure. 37.5 KVA automatic diesel backup generator, housed in its own building, capable of running the entire residence. This gracious and comfortable home will be a joy to own.
A landmark building located at the Four Corners of downtown Bennington, where routes 7 and 9 intersect. Carefully restored and brimming with history, the ground floor and mezzanine feature original brass chandeliers and ornate ceiling moldings. Formerly a bank, this white marble building has three working vaults, a night depository which doubles as a mail slot, and a marble teller's counter. Large columns and marble floors provide a stunning backdrop in the commercial space. The second floor contains a fully renovated three bedroom two bath penthouse apartment with high ceilings, skylight, and many restored original features such as solid wood doors, door hardware, and transom windows. The entire building has air conditioning and double-pane glass. A beautiful, unique, and updated piece of Benningtons history. Only three and a half hours from New York or Boston.
Landmark Revolutionary War Era property ca. 1785 with historical integrity. Prime country setting with easy access to local services. Remarkable preservation of the property includes 7 original fireplaces, 2-story barn, working sugarhouse and other outbuildings on a pastoral 9.23 acre parcel. Twelve main rooms, five bedrooms, 3 baths. Admired as one of the most picturesque Colonial era properties in Bennington, this is the first time offered for sale in forty years.
This elegant c.1848 Colonial has gone Totally Green with energy efficiency features. 2 fireplaces w/wood stove inserts, wood stove in the family room plus optional wood burning furnace. Fully insulated, windows with aluminum combination storms. Just the right combination of formal and informal family living areas, this home is thoroughly updated while maintaining its original charm. Private 2.2 acre setting with pond, terraced gardens. 2-car garage. Ask about architectural details & floor plans
One of Old Bennington's premier properties offered for the first time in over a half century. Cape Cod style home with amazing views and location on 8.34 acres that blends seamlessly with the 18th and 19th century homes lining Monument Avenue. Gracious living room with fireplace overlooking the beautiful setting and Mt. Anthony. Four bedrooms, including master suite, and 3 additional baths. Partially finished basement with historical, folk art mural. Floor plan invites many options for entertaining and living!
Beautifully crafted custom built home with attention to fine details throughout. This carefully designed property offers a large Colonial home with in-law apartment. The main house features a wonderful spacious chef's kitchen with pass thru to a large butler's pantry with cherry cabinetry; large dining room with gas fireplace and French doors to the private yard, Wonderful living room with custom oversized windows and paneling and family room with cherry custom built-ins/entertainment center. Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms along with 2 smaller that could be used as office or mediation space. The master suite includes a private bath and dressing area with oversized his and her closets. Hardwood floors, custom hinges, arches and molding, recessed lighting and two screened porches are among the fine attributes of this property. Attached 2 bedroom apartment with eat in kitchen and private entrance off tiled mudroom round out this beautiful homestead on 15 acres with great westerly views!!
OLD ACADEMY LIBRARY c. 1821. One of our most precious landmark properties in historical Old Bennington. Every inch of its interior and exterior has been seriously preserved and its grounds restoration is complete. Pride of ownership is apparent in this open concept residence, including 3, 000 finished square feet with 9 main rooms, three bedrooms, two and one half beautifully appointed baths, two fireplaces, crown molding, granite counter tops, original hard wood floors, security system and a heat/air conditioning system with air filtering and humidity controls. The exterior boasts impeccable grounds with sensor irrigation system for perfect lawn maintenance, stone walls, white rail and post fencing, private rear patio from which to enjoy established perennial gardens. Views of the Green Mountains and Bennington Valley from this tree lined historic neighborhood create an ideal setting from which memories are made.
A Vermont Oasis - find yourself secluded on over 16 acres of land in a home with as much warmth, charm and character as could possibly fit in one place. Exceptional features with a mix of old and new - beautiful, antique marble fireplace, stained glass window, marble floors in the sunroom, black granite counter from Maine along with an antique farmers sink also of black granite. Open floor plan yet cleverly laid out. Sunny and bright this home is energy efficient with added insulation… all Anderson Low-E clad thermopane windows. Meticulously maintained and updated. Add to this the various outbuildings, stream, woods and field and you truly have your own Vermont Oasis.
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