Hartford, VT – $299,900

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Added to OHD on 9/14/18   -   Last OHD Update: 3/28/19   -   12 Comments
220 W Gilson Ave, Hartford, VT 05059 (05001)

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  • $299,900
  • 4 Bed
  • 3 Bath
  • 4092 Sq Ft
  • 5.8 Ac.
Sunny Brae Farm Quechee, Vermont offers the opportunity to homestead or home occupation. the house still retains period detail and traditional lay out. The barn is massive and has been well maintained as well as income producing by offering Auto storage to local residence. Amenities include 2 fireplaces, Period trim, bead board and pantries, first floor bedrooms, double parlors, charming porches, detached garage, and mostly flat lot for gardening. Easy access to all major roads and Upper Valley. This is a non QLLA property.
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Jeffery Flynn, Atlantic Real Estate Network
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12 Comments on Hartford, VT – $299,900

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10086 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Build date given was 1800 which would be too early, this is 1820’s-1850’s, at least IMO.
    “non QLLA property” means you are not part of the Quechee Lakes association:

  2. AvatarLaurie W. says: 1577 comments
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    1988 Fake Greek Revival!

    A house that’s held a lot of life. The barn is spectacular — inside and outside. I’ve never seen silos that size in my life! Got to be award-winners.

  3. AvatarChristine Cassner says: 10 comments

    Is there a “newel post” site where I can learn more about what shapes at what time periods? I had never thought about it before. Thanks. 🙂

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10086 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      I’m not sure there is. There are books that help figure out styles and one that includes what the interior style would have been for that style. The problem comes is when the exterior says one thing but the interior says another because of updates. That’s why I suggest learning both the interior and exteriors.

      The Elements of Style by Stephen Calloway and Elizabeth Cromley shows the interiors (much cheaper used than new, this is also an older edition but just as good as the new one): https://amzn.to/2Qy642b

      Exterior study “A Field Guide to American Houses” by McAlester: https://amzn.to/2Qwx8Pn
      I read that book every 1-2 months. 😀 They also have a Kindle version too.

      • AvatarChristine Cassner says: 10 comments

        Thanks Kelly! 🙂 I love learning about these old houses, and appreciate all the information your newsletter supplies.

  4. AvatarMark Millerick says: 7 comments

    Very nice property,huge barn,cool tractor.
    This place has it all.

  5. AvatarVictoria says: 137 comments

    Easy enough to research; Hartford property records state 1850 for the build date of 220 W. Gilson Ave.: http://gis.vgsi.com/hartfordvt/Parcel.aspx?pid=3199

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 10086 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Thanks. I searched yesterday for a better build date. I suspect “1850” is a default build date when they don’t know for sure, it’s done when there are no records when a home was really built but they know about the time. But it’s closer to the real build date than “1800”.

  6. AvatarJoe says: 618 comments

    When they say the barn is massive, I didn’t get it until I looked at the satellite view. IT’s HUUUUUUUUUUUUUGE!

  7. Avatarzoomey says: 501 comments

    I love the farmhouse. (Huge empty barns like that give me the creeps, though!) The house and gardens look so well-loved! I’d love to fix it up, without changing anything, except removing carpeting. Wish there were more photos of bedrooms and bathrooms. The pantry is a dream!!! It must be cold in the winter, but wonderful and breezy in the summer! What a wonderful home!

  8. jimtownjimtown says: 86 comments

    The barn and silos are magnificent! It’s a very attractive home too. Love the rusty roof.

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