Pownal

Old Bennington today is a graceful village of historic homes from the Revolutionary, Antebellum and Victorian years of our country. The entire village was designated a National Historic District in 1984. The dominant architectural style is Federal and homes built later, into the 20th century also favored this style.  

Directly across from the village green lies a remarkable cemetery of Revolutionary War heroes as well as other notable’s including Robert Frost and his immediate family. The Old First Church was restored in 1937 using the original plans of its master builder and architect, Lavius Fillmore. The first minister of this Congregational Church was Rev. Jedidiah Dewey and his home still remains in the village along with the homes of many other early settlers and leaders of this village. It was the first church in Vermont.

Chartered in 1749 and settled in 1761 we owe a debt of gratitude to Captain Samuel Robinson who discovered Bennington when he mistook the Hoosac River for the Hudson River upon returning with his soldiers from exploration of “The Wilderness” known today as Vermont. Governor Benning Wentworth of New Hampshire had been charged by King George to settle this territory and Bennington was the first grant given and named after the governor in 1749.

Endowed with natural beauty, located on a wide plateau west of the town of Bennington, Old Bennington has become a remarkable place to own a home.

When the post office officially made the move in 1848 to the valley, Bennington on The Hill or Bennington Centre became Old Bennington and Bennington was reorganized.   Old Bennington, over time, took advantage of becoming a residential village as businesses followed the commerce down the hill. It is quite unique that now, Old Bennington is limited to residential zoning with some home occupations.  One outstanding example of bygone days is reflected in the Walloomsac Inn which had originally been the home of Jedidiah Dewey’s son Elijah and still stands, though closed to the public. A few other grandfathered businesses remained but are no longer there. The grandest feature of all is The Bennington Battle Monument, commemorating The Battle of Bennington, a significant turning point in The Revolutionary War.   

There are 97 residences mostly on 2+ acres of land with sidewalks shaded by tall trees.  We highly encourage you to get a feel for the village and its history by walking from the Old First Church and cemetery up Monument Avenue, stopping to read the commemorative plaques recognizing our heroes in the Revolutionary War and ending at the Bennington Battle Monument.

If you cherish history and elegant historic and vintage homes you must put this village on your list of possibilities.    

390 Benedict Road Pownal VT 05261

MLS Number 4780742

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 2,990

Enjoy living in the peace and beauty of the country in this light-filled Contemporary just six miles from Williamstown center. The four acre estate is surrounded by a 3,000 acre state forest and a 60 acre reservation with hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails right out your front door. At the end of a beautiful country road maintained by the town, the home itself is approximately 3,000 sq. ft. Gaze at views of three states - Massachusetts, New York and Vermont - from the decks or the three season porch overlooking the tumbling stream and swimming pond. Entertain on the three-tiered flagstone terrace with outdoor kitchen, bar, and dining table. Inside are four bedrooms, two baths and a large open concept living room, dining room, and richly appointed kitchen. A must see!

Listed by Maureen Dietze of Alton + Westall Real Estate Agency, LLC

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7012 Route 7 Pownal VT 05261

MLS Number 4769094

  • Commercial
  • Year Built 1995
  • Acreage 114

This 114 acre site is fully permitted through ACT 250 to operate as a gravel pit with an annual extraction limit of 200,000 cubic yards per year. It is estimated there is approximately 1.53 million tons of gravel available.

Listed by Dave Curley of J. L. Davis Realty

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7275 US Route 7 Pownal VT 05261

MLS Number 4768641

  • Commercial
  • Year Built 1960
  • Acreage 10

Remarkable opportunity to control one of the largest and most strategic commercial sites along busy Rte 7 right at the Mass. border and on the principal north south route from NYC to Northern VT and Canada. This long held family owned property is suitable for virtually any commercial enterprise whehter the buyer utilizes the existing structures or starts with a clean slate. The main dealership structure is over 4,000 SF including 3 service bays with lifts, showroom, offices, parts department and bathrooms plus the two level 3,000 SF additional structure to the rear. Ideal location for modern convenience store/gas, used car dealership, manufacturing, professional office, contractor, etc. High traffic convenience/gas and VT state liquor store across the road & medical offices next door.

Listed by Paul Harsch of Harsch Associates

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719 Northwest Hill Road Pownal VT 05261

Pownal, VT719 Northwest Hill Road

Price$449,900

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MLS Number 4762276

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Square Feet 4,712

Beautifully and generously proportioned throughout, this quality built mid-century home offers spectacular pastoral views from every room. The layout is a blend of formal and informal gathering places and includes a grand foyer that leads to the formal dining room and living room with fireplace and dramatic accent wall; both open out to the screened porch, patio area and large back yard beyond. The kitchen/great room has been updated with granite, stainless steel and a new pellet stove. First floor ensuite bedroom adjoins the den with fireplace and could easily serve as an in-law suite. On the second floor the expansive master suite includes a large walk-in cedar closet in addition to four other closets with built-ins. Three additional bedrooms, all with built-in storage and ample closet space and three-quarter bath. Full basement with several rooms for storage as well as a former dark room and workshop, 3-car attached garage with 3/4 bath and second story. The 8.8 acre grounds have been landscaped and with a bit of attention will easily regain their former glory. Lovely rural setting convenient to the all the Berkshires and Southern Vermont have to offer.

Listed by Vicki Wilson of Maple Leaf Realty

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Pratt Road Pownal VT 05261

Pownal, VTPratt Road

Price$399,000

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MLS Number 4781896

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Acreage 69.3
  • Stories 1

Glorious Vermont! Leave the frantic pace of the cities behind, leave behind the hectic pace of life, turn up the narrow town road that follows a fast flowing brook, cross over the brook and up another small side road serving just a few homes and arriving at the end is a panoramic view that unfolds before your eyes. You will delight at the expanse of open fields spreading out before you. Take the gravel road past the old farmhouse and barn right to the high point of the land and then stop, take a deep breath and soak in the absolutely stunning views to south, west and north, to mountains, valleys, forests and fields. The western views will delight with sunsets all year long or the arriving dramatic storms that occasionally roll through. Here you could build your dream home whether at the high point or lower on the land. It will be hard to decide. The land is almost all open former farm fields which would welcome horses, sheep, goats, Alpaca, gardens, small scale farming or just family, friends, pets and your own passions. The old farmhouse is a tear down, the barn a useful building. If you've been seeking a significant acreage in VT but not far from culture, colleges, theater, music, art, restaurants, then this is perfect being just 15 minutes from Williamstown, MA and Bennington, VT. Just 3 hours to NYC or Boston and an hour to superb VT ski areas. Hiking is everywhere, lakes not far, but once here, you may never want to leave. This is an extraordinary opportunity

Listed by Paul Harsch of Harsch Associates

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Pratt Pownal VT 05261

Pownal, VTPratt Road

Price$399,000

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MLS Number 4781903

  • Land
  • Acreage 69.3

Amazing and fabulous western views take in mountains and sunsets all year long. The sloping farmland is open and would not only be an ideal setting for your dream home but also for farming on a modest scale, horses, alpaca, sheep or other livestock and just plain living in Vermont. Nearby is Bennington, VT to the north or Williamstown, MA and Williams College and MASS MOCA to the south, both just 15-20 minutes by car. We haven't seen such a spectacular piece of land coming on the market in a long time and this is at the end of a town maintained road with power in place. This is not a drive by and all visits must be accompanied by the broker.

Listed by Paul Harsch of Harsch Associates

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82 Pine Ridge Drive Pownal VT 05261

Pownal, VT82 Pine Ridge Drive

Price$349,900

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MLS Number 4798189

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 5,468

This is the one! This home has been completely renovated with quality high end products, and has over 5000 sqft! All new roof, windows, plumbing and even the septic! As well as the whole entire interior! Gorgeous hardwood maple flooring, and porcelain tile. The Kitchen is just gorgeous with hand carved kitchen cabinets, granite counter tops on both the kitchen island and the hightop peninsula with seating for 6! Huge open concept living room and den that lets you sit and enjoy the tremendous views of Barber's Pond. Upstairs is still more room with a large Family Room that has the pond views. Then there is a master bedroom with his and her closets, 3 more bedrooms and a laundry room! Did I mention that there is a working dumbwaiter that goes from second floor to basement! A must see!

Listed by Susan Colvin of Monarch Realty

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2205 Route 7 Pownal VT 05261

MLS Number 4750831

  • Commercial
  • Year Built 1989
  • Area Other

Custom built office building by contractor owner, good rental history, good traffic, high visibility on Route 7. Two story, flexible space, currently five units on first floor, three on second. Workshop outbuilding. Parking for 50 and 6.6 acres.

Listed by Ann Greenwood of Alton + Westall Real Estate Agency, LLC

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104 Furlong Pownal VT 05261

Pownal, VT104 Furlong Road

Price$289,000

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MLS Number 4814446

  • Multifamily Multi-Family
  • Square Feet 2,788
  • Units 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Acreage 3.69

This dreamy property is one of a kind! Gorgeous pastures and striking views, a rustic Vermont barn, sweet guest cottage, and an amazing renovation,it's an entirely new home! Located on a quiet street with access to trails and walking distance to the Hoosick River. You really CAN have it all! A beautiful renovation was just completed to include new flooring, new kitchen and bathrooms, fresh paint... everything is gorgeous! The main house has 3+ bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, an amazing kitchen with new appliances, new cabinetry, granite counter tops and an island. Entertain family and friends in the enormous family room which opens to the backyard for summer fun. The cottage is perfect for overflow guests or can be rented for extra income. Equally impressive is the large 3.69 acre lot with a large pasture,perfect for a hobby farm or horses. A perfect spot to get away from it all, yet so close to the NY and MA borders!

Listed by Angela Bevin of Maple Leaf Realty

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104 Furlong Road Pownal VT 05261

Pownal, VT104 Furlong Road

Price$289,000

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MLS Number 4814351

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 2,788

This dreamy property is one of a kind! Gorgeous pastures and striking views, a rustic Vermont barn, sweet guest cottage, and an amazing renovation, it's an entirely new home! Located on a quiet street with access to trails and walking distance to the Hoosick River. You really CAN have it all! A beautiful renovation was just completed to include new flooring, new kitchen and bathrooms, fresh paint... everything is gorgeous! The main house has 3+ bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, an amazing kitchen with new appliances, new cabinetry, granite counter tops and an island. Entertain family and friends in the enormous family room which opens to the back yard for summer fun. The cottage is perfect for overflow guests or can be rented for extra income. Equally impressive is the large 3.69 acre lot with a large pasture, perfect for a hobby farm or horses. A perfect spot to get away from it all, yet so close to the NY and MA borders!

Listed by Angela Bevin of Maple Leaf Realty

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172 Puddingstone Road Pownal VT 05261

Pownal, VT172 Puddingstone Road

Price$265,000

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MLS Number 4804937

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 1,735

Immaculate split level situated on 2.6 acres in Pownal. Relax in front of the fireplace in the living room or by the pool in the private back yard. Offering 4 bedrooms, 1 and 1/2 bathrooms, formal dining room, modern kitchen and more. Deep back yard, large basement garage. Watch the sunrise on the back deck and sunset on the front porch.

Listed by Max Squiers of KW Vermont - Brenda Jones Real Estate Group

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218 Puddingstone Road Pownal VT 05262

Pownal, VT218 Puddingstone Road

Price$259,900

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MLS Number 4812761

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Square Feet 1,936

Terrific 1 level home with very few steps. Large great room that could serve many purposes, modern kitchen, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, 3 bedrooms and 2 re-modeled bathrooms. Large front deck, large yard and 2 car detached garage with above storage or hang out room. Spring, Fall and Winter wonderful mountain views. View the sunrise in the am and the sunset in the pm. This property abuts almost 40 acres of open farmland, just a stone wall separates them. Trees and foliage make the huge back yard a completely private oasis. New efficiency furnace in 2019, house freshly painted inside 2019. New great room flooring 2019.

Listed by Brenda Jones of KW Vermont - Brenda Jones Real Estate Group

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