Blog :: 03-2013

Bennington Area Real Estate Update....

Spring is upon us and Bennington is blooming with real estate values!  Here is a glimpse of what is new... Newly listed... Bennington96 Beach Road, Woodford.  Magnificent Mountaintop Home! Lakefront cedar log home with recreation for all seasons. Full time residence or year round vacation destination with all the amenities. Beautifully designed to take in the views of the lake and heated Gunnite pool from the grand living space. Stone fireplace, huge windows, hickory floors, custom granite kitchen, radiant heat throughout. Spacious first floor master suite. Laundry, mudroom, half bath and three entrances make it great for one level living with room for guests. Sleek, contemporary staircase leads to the second floor balcony area, 2 bedrooms and a bath. Partially finished basement with woodstove. Trex deck, bluestone patio, outside shower, meticulous landscaping, generator. 3-season room with stone fireplace, custom stained glass. Private beach is an added treasure. Across the street a lot is available with buried power in place. For additional photos and details, click here... Listing Agent: Ann Cummings. $574,900. Recently Reduced... Bennington area real estate 383 Salter Hill Road, Arlington.  Spacious Saltbox with open floor plan. Kitchen open to living and dining room and features brick hearth with wood stove. First floor bedroom, office area. Lots of major replacements already completed with newer roof and furnace. Concrete slab poured waiting for garage to be completed. Located on beautiful country road in private location.  Click here to learn more! Listing Agent: Kim Warren.  Just reduced from $240,000 to $225,000. Bennington area real estate477 Glastenview Drive, Shaftsbury.  Motivated seller. Reduced from $386,000.00! Priced well below the assessed value. Enjoy the mountain views from this gracious 4 bedroom, 3 bath, nicely appointed home on a quiet residential road in Shaftsbury. Eat-in kitchen features island with breakfast bar, plenty of counter space and ceramic flooring. Great room includes hardwood floors, fireplace and cathedral ceiling. First floor master suite with large walk in closet, garden tub and double vanity. Three bedrooms and full bath on the second floor. Large finished basement. Three car attached garage as well as separate barn. For even more information, please click here... Listing Agent: Kim Warren.  Now available for $359,000. Bennington area real estate 897 Monument Avenue, Bennington.  Presenting the Edward Everett Mansion Gate House, c. 1912. A rare opportunity to own one of Bennington's true landmarks. Italian stone masons, direct from Italy labored intensely to complete this magnificent Estate property between 1911 and 1914. The main estate is now the home of Southern Vermont College. The Gate House, complete with magnificent Iron gated entrance is being offered privately for the first time in 30 years. All of the original charm, with stone terraces and patios off most rooms and a gracious beamed living room with fireplace and formal dining remain true to the original character. 7 main rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, hardwood floors throughout. In addition, the 2.28 acres include original trees, including a lyre tree and stone outdoor fireplace. The 3-bay garage has a huge second floor studio with 2 rooms, bath and fireplace. Don't miss it this is a delightful, historic property. For virtual tour, additional photos and details, click here.. Listing Agent: Kathleen Hoisington.  Just reduced from $450,000 to $425,000. Bennington area real estate183 Silk Road, Bennington. Spectacular setting with privacy, yet close to town! This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has 10.76 acres. First floor Master bedroom suite with walk-in closet, separate shower and whirlpool tub. Upstairs has three bedrooms, tons of closets and a full bath with skylight. Formal Dining Room with bay window and crystal chandelier. Living Room has cathedral ceilings and wood-burning brick fireplace. Kitchen has oak cabinets with pull-out shelves and Corian countertops, plus a Breakfast Room for informal dining. Laundry/Mudroom connects to the attached 2-car garage. Partially finished basement would be perfect for a family room, plus space for workshop. Built-in surround sound speakers throughout, including the covered deck that overlooks the tranquil backyard. Original owner has completed many improvements within the past 2 years, including new roof, driveway, and fresh paint on the California Redwood siding. A remarkable gem on the outskirts of Bennington... it could be yours! Click here to learn more about this fabulous home! Listing Agent: Kim Warren.  Formerly listed at $349,000, now available for $339,000. Bennington area real estate703 West Road.  Low maintenance ranch. Eat-in kitchen, brick fireplace in living room. 2 car attached garage with breezeway. Covered deck in the rear with large storage/potting shed. Very nice flat lot with perfect view of Mt. Anthony. House sits back away from road. To learn more, click here.  Listing Agent: Joyce Scarey.  Just reduced to $165,000 from $169,900.


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    Robert Frost is a favorite of mine,too. It is so inisnripg to see where he lived and wrote. It certainly is filled with beauty. Old graveyards are also in beautiful places with lovely old trees. I do love to read the headstones and imagine the lives once lived. Thank you for sharing with us. xx

    The Latest in Southern Vermont Real Estate....

    Southern Vermont real estate update.... Let's start with some price reductions.... Southern Vermont real estate 1142 Hidden Valley Road, Shaftsbury.  Lovely ranch converted from 3 to 2 bedrooms for expanded overall living space on the first floor could easily return to 3 bedrooms.  Currently features 2 large bedrooms including master with half bath, nicely appointed full bath, living room with pellet stove insert in fireplace, bright eat in kitchen, dining room with French doors that open to the deck. First floor laundry, partially finished basement, 20 x 24 lawn and garden shed.  2-car garage, with kitchen and plumbed for a half path. 2 level acres with established perennials. For virtual tour and details, click here. Listing Agent: Suzy Yucht.  Just reduced from $254,900 to $249,900. Southern Vermont real estate125 Bard Road, Bennington.  Wonderful opportunity for this well cared for 3 bedroom, two full bath, raised ranch home in established residential setting on 1.84 private acres. Property features kitchen with over-sized granite island,  dining area which opens onto year round sun room with skylights, large living room with fireplace. Lower level features large family room with woodstove and office space, mudroom and workshop.  Private back yard offers patio with canopy for summer entertaining. Two car detached garage and separate garden shed complete this lovely offering. One look and you will fall in love... Click here for more information...  Listing Agent: Suzy Yucht. Now available for $205,000 down from $239,000! Southern Vermont real estate 34 Arthurs Drive, Bennington.  Cute two bedroom, one bath home with large deck and fenced in yard.  Bathroom has large jetted tub and new tiled floors.  Newer siding and roof.  Large shed for storage. To see more, click here... Listing Agent: Kelley McCarthy. Just reduced to $105,900! Southern Vermont real estate110 Short Street, Bennington. Nice opportunity for a well cared for multi-unit in the village on a quite dead end street, within walking distance to downtown. Currently in use as an investment property with established rental income from long term tenants. This property offers 1-3 bedroom and 2-2 bedroom apartments. Seller has done some nice improvements including new furnace, updating bathrooms, replacing select windows and enlarged parking area to name a few. A great opportunity to owner occupy and let the income from two units pay the mortgage.  Click here to learn more. Listing Agent: Suzy Yucht. Just reduced from $174,900 to $169,000... Southern Vermont real estate224 Division Street, Bennington. Ready to move into. Kitchen: oak cabinets, tile floor, lots of counter space with breakfast bar, large dining area. Living room: wood floors, freshly painted. First floor laundry. New boiler and chimney. Slate roof in good condition. Very large back yard, room for gardens, pool. Storage shed. Look here for more photos and details... Listing Agent: Joyce Scarey.  Down from $119,900 to $115,00.... Newly Listed! Southern Vermont real estate409 Dewey Street, Bennington. Classic Village Cape with 7 main rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 fireplaces and one car garage. Lovely backyard for gardening and/or family recreation. This home has been made BULLET PROOF with several major improvements, including but not limited to a 2008 kitchen, updated plumbing and new 1st floor bath, new roof and exterior as well as interior painting, improved basement. The first floor is expansive and features an unusual four season garden room filled with light through a skylight and full length windows. Don't miss this outstanding property! Lots of photos, virtual tour and details can be found by clicking here... Listing Agent: Kathleen Hoisington. $224,900. New Rental.... Southern Vermont real estateBennington.  Sleek garden level apartment. This small space is packed with modern trends including a European style kitchen with stainless appliances, granite counters and stained concrete floors. The inspired bathroom design with marble floor and walls, a double vanity and rainfall shower head.  Combined living/bedroom is large and accommodating with many windows, concrete walls, double closet and built in, wired media center. Open glass entry provides an uninterrupted view of the rolling vistas creating an interesting juxtaposition.  Washer dryer present in utility room. Heat, hot water, and electricity included. Landlord will provide lawn care. This is a non smoking property and does not allow pets. Application with reference and credit check required.$900/month.  Lindsey Woodie, Rental Agen

    Shakespeare in Bennington!

    Much Ado About NothingThe MAU Drama department is currently running performances of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing... remaining performances are tonight and tomorrow night at 7pm and the cost of a ticket is $6.  Even if you are hesitant to dip your toe into a Shakespearean play, this comedy is something you will surely enjoy!  There are several laugh out loud moments and you will especially enjoy Sebastian Durfee's portrayal of bumbling Constable Dogberry.  All of the student actors bring their very best to their characters, the set is fabulous and you will soon lose yourself in this tale of romance and intrigue!  Do yourself a favor and be sure to take in this production of Much Ado About Nothing!