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Adirondack Mountains

Investing in Timberland in the Adirondacks

Aug 18, 2017
As many of you know, Fountains Land has been selling and managing timberland in northern New York’s Adirondack Park for several decades. With forestry and real estate offices in Glens Falls and Tupper…
forest of trees

Two New Timber Investments

Aug 09, 2017
      We recently released two new timber investment listings and wanted to be sure you didn't miss the details. The Triangle Forest is in the heart of the Adirondack Park in New York and offers both…
beaver pond

Managing Beaver Activity: From Bane to Benefit

Jul 25, 2017
  Beaver-created ponds are a common feature on many tracts that Fountains Land sells. Recreational land buyers often desire the presence of a small pond (or brook) for a variety of reasons – wildlife…
Vermont Forest

Two Sweet Sugar Maple Forests in Vermont

Jul 18, 2017
Fountains Land recently released two Vermont forests that would make great sugarbush properties. Both have excellent timber, well-stocked stands, sloping terrain and long town road frontage. And they both…
Vermont forested ridge

Ridgetop Retreat in Vermont's Upper Valley Region

Jun 06, 2017
  I've been to Tug Ridge Forest, our newest Vermont listing, twice and both times I have had a great hike exploring the property. Although I had been to the town of Thetford before, I had never visited…
River, meadow, mountain

Keeping up with New Properties

Jun 02, 2017
It's summertime! - even though the weather doesn't feel like it here in the northeast. And in the summer we typically have a regular flow of new listings. This year is no exception. Our agents have been…
Vermont mountains

A South Hill and Tweed River Marriage

May 25, 2017
Fountains is pleased to let you know that the South Hill Forest is now being offered with the neighboring Tweed River Tract for a total of 344 acres. This combined offering widens the possibilities of…
hardwood trees

Understanding Timber Value – Part II

May 19, 2017
As we discussed in Part 1 of Understanding Timber Value, one key tool for timberland buyers, managers and sellers is having access to reliable, accurate timber data. We learned that having a clear understanding…
forested landscape

Land Buyer's Checklist - Part III

May 15, 2017
The final post of this series on land buyer due diligence focuses on three physical attributes that can significantly influence property value.  Please keep in mind that this is only a primer for buyers…
cabin in the forest

Off-Grid Living in your Forest Retreat

May 07, 2017
If you’ve taken a look through our property offerings, you may have noticed that many of them describe sites for “off-grid” cabins. Why do we describe them this way? Usually because the sites are a long…