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A Successful 2017 for Fountains Land

Jan 09, 2018
    Happy New Year! We hope yours will be an enjoyable and prosperous one. Our brokerage team at Fountains Land is looking forward to helping connect more buyers and sellers of rural land in 2018.  Before…
Vershire Vermont landscape

The Ely Mine of Vershire, Vermont - a Fascinating History

Nov 15, 2017
    Fountains recently introduced three new properties in Vershire and West Fairlee, Vermont. One, Beanville Road Forest is already under a contract for sale. However, the two other properties are available…

More Blended Timber Investments: Tiger Hill and Pacific Brook

Sep 28, 2017
In our last blog we talked about Locust Hill Forest and how it offered a solid timber investment AND many recreational amenities, allowing the new owner to enjoy their land while the trees appreciate in…
looking up at trees

Enjoying your Timber Investment: Locust Hill Forest

Sep 21, 2017
One of the bonuses of investing in timber (besides the financial returns and the environmental benefits) is that, while your asset grows (literally), you can enjoy yourself on the property. Locust Hill…
Vermont Meadow

Seeing the Meadow for the Trees

Aug 24, 2017
It is hard to find a property that fulfills every item on your wish list. You may have to do some compromising to make a purchase and, once you own it, put in some work to achieve the property you envisioned.…
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…