Winch Hill West parcel is located on Winch Hill Road in Roxbury, Vermont, and offers an opportunity to purchase hard-to-find land with dramatic long-range mountain views. This partially forested property is on the top of a ridgeline, and has well -maintained road frontage, providing easy access to the town of Northfield, which is less than three miles away. This property has a couple of homesite options within the already-cleared building envelope.
Although this property is located within the town of Roxbury VT, it is closer to the town of Northfield VT. Winch Hill West Parcel sits on top of a ridge at an elevation of around 1,400'. The dramatic views at this location are made possible by a 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 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.
Winch Hill West 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 electricity already available at the road.
Winch Hill West Parcel is a mix of primarily northern hardwoods and pine, with some hemlock stands. 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 homesite available near the road.
The property is ±58 acres and has an already-cleared building envelope of around 6 acres, with amazing 180° local and long-range views spanning from southwest to northwest. These views are dramatically enhanced by the elevation and the sloping gradient of the land away from the build site. There is very little work needed on this parcel to begin building your dream home. There is electricity in place along the road frontage.