Winch Hill East Parcel is located on Winch Hill Road in Roxbury, Vermont, and offers an opportunity to purchase hard-to-find land that, with a little clearing, will offer dramatic, long-range mountain views. This partially forested property is on the top of a ridgeline, and has a well-maintained road frontage, providing easy access to the town of Northfield, which is less than three miles away. There are old logging trails throughout the parcel offering good potential for outdoor recreational activities along with building your new home directly off the road.
Although this property is located within the town of Roxbury VT, it is closer to the town of Northfield VT. East parcel sits on top of a ridge at an elevation of around 1,400'. The dramatic potential views at this location are made possible due to the steep gradient away from the ridgeline.
The village of Northfield is located in Washington County, Vermont, in the heart of the Green Mountains. It is home to Norwich University, the oldest private military college in the United States. Less than ten miles away is Montpelier, the state capital. Northfield is approximately three hours via I-89 from Boston to the southeast and from Montreal to the north.
The Northfield Country Club on Route 12A provides golfing only three miles away. The Dog River, at the bottom of Winch Hill, is a noted Vermont trout river for the avid angler. Northfield has a weekly farmers market, a microbrewery and a number of restaurants to enjoy locally. There are six covered bridges scattered about the area, providing a picturesque reminder of the history of the area. The village was first chartered in 1781. Central Vermont Hospital is located nearby in the greater Montpelier area, which also provides numerous shopping, dining and employment opportunities.
The East parcel has approximately 2,300' of road frontage on Winch Hill Road, offering easy and direct access to the property from several different locations. There is electric already available at the road.
Winch Hill East Parcel is a mix of northern hardwoods, pine and some hemlock stands, with the majority being hardwoods. The property has been selectively cut in the past, so there are areas that are more open and accessible than others. There are some larger trees and some easy-to-walk old logging trails for recreational activities, with a couple of different options for a home site available near the road.
The property is ±57 acres and has a few different options for sites on which to build your new home. In certain spots within the parcel, cutting some trees along the road could open up amazing local and long-range views going from the southwest to the northwest. These views are dramatically enhanced by the elevation and the sloping gradient of the land away from the road. With electric in place along the road frontage, it allows for easy access and a choice of potential home sites.