Tag: Recreation

Hollow Road runs through the town of Day, New York. A narrow piece of road frontage leads off back into the woods and opens up into 610 acres of timberland and recreational opportunity. This property is what we call Hollow Road Forest and we just released it. If you haven't taken a look, please do. All…
Fountains Land brokers conduct property showings throughout the year with our busiest times often coming in the spring and early summer and then later in the fall right up until the holiday season.  Recently, however, more folks are calling to request a property showing in the winter months and, quite…
When we consider acquiring a property, many folks are thinking about taking possession of the full bundle of ownership rights. However, on many properties, ownership may exclude certain rights.  For example, a public entity or utility company may own a “right-of-way” through the property to accommodate…
Let’s start with a definition: “Current Use” is a state-specific property tax reduction program in which landowners with qualifying forests or farms can get a significant annual tax break if enrolled. The primary benefits to the landowner are the reduced property taxes which can help you hold on to your…
South Hill Forest and Tweed River Forest are adjacent properties in the towns of Stockbridge and Pittsfield, Vermont. South Hill Forest offers an incredible mountain experience with ridge-top walking trails, tremendous view potential and high-elevation building sites. Just on the other side of the ridge,…
There is a new Vermont property on our list of offerings and it's list of attributes is enticing. Here is what you'll find: Thick forest stands - the property hasn't been managed in decades so the stands are overstocked, mostly with softwoods but there is a northern hardwood component as well. Pristine…
  It is not often that an opportunity comes along to consider a meticulously managed forest with a 100 year ownership history and waterfront rights on a beautiful Adirondack Lake. Bonnie Belle Forest has all that and more. It's a 428-acre property that has been in the same family since 1905 and has…
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 the property, providing access from the west in Stockbridge and from the east in Pittsfield. As one…
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 busy evaluating properties and we have quite a few new ones that we'll be announcing in the month…
  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 the village of Post Mills where the property is located. I was charmed by the collection of homes,…