LAKE CHAMPLAIN - FARMHOUSE, BARNS, ACREAGE, BEACH"SHELDON FARM"

$1,595,000
5 BR, 4.5 BA
Superior location on Lake Champlain, Essex, NY 12936
Essex County

Lake Champlain Region Real Estate For Sale — LISTING ID: RE8010

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For only the third time in a century, this beautiful property is being offered for sale. It is a rare opportunity to find available such an extraordinary site prominently located on the shores of Lake Champlain. Simply put, Sheldon Farm is a legacy property -- a cherished site to be passed on through the generations.

Available for purchase for the first time in over half a century is the core of what was once a grand, prize-winning Ayrshire cattle and timber farm established in th e early 20th century by Henry Lee Higginson, financier and founder of the Boston Symphony.

Two miles south of Essex, New York, and the Essex-Charlotte ferry crossing, Sheldon Farm features a fully renovated 3,500 square foot farmhouse, new heated garage & workshop, 3 barns, 2 sheds, a pond, 63 acres of lawn, fields, and woodlands, 600' of shoreline with private beach, and 900' of frontage on a quiet dead-end residential road.

READY TO MOVE IN!

AND, RECENT UPGRADES that make this an amazing value not to be passed up:

***** Completely redesigned and new spring water underground distribution system has been installed!

***** All power and communication lines serving the property have been put underground!

***** All buildings have been completely rewired, including installation of new service panels!

***** All buildings have been interconnected by a series of dedicated underground conduits from a central location to facilitate distribution of communication and network infrastructure!

***** Dedicated underground conduits have been installed to facilitate running propane lines to buildings not already using propane!

***** 28 new sugar maple trees adorn the property! (22 just around the farmhouse driveway!)

***** 99 new white cedar trees line the farm road leading to the southern end of the property!

***** All buildings have been freshly painted!

SITE VISITS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Sale by owner. Brokers are welcome. Please contact us through your broker, our website: www.SheldonFarmEssex.com, or the email link here.

The information contained herein is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Offer subject to change or withdrawal without notice.

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Listing ID: RE8010
Property Address: Superior location on Lake Champlain, Essex, NY 12936
Region: Lake Champlain Region
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4.5

Real Estate Type

Farm Historic Land / Acreage Residential Vacation Home (four-season)

Styles

Classic Estate Farmhouse Historic Traditional Two Story

Amenities

  • All new appliances and systems
  • Barn
  • Beach, Private
  • Ceiling fans in every room and bedroom
  • Ceiling speakers in all 1st floor rooms and porch (with zone control)
  • Fireplace
  • Furnishings Negotiable
  • Garage (Detached)
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Hardwood Floor(s)
  • Home Office
  • Jacuzzi Type Bathtub
  • Lakefront
  • Luxury Bathroom
  • Partial Finished Basement
  • Pond, Small
  • Porch, No Screen
  • Radiant Heat
  • Scenic View
  • Shed
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Workshop
  • Wrap-around porch; fabulous large kitchen/bar/breakfast area

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Acreage:63
Square Footage:3,500
Year Built:1913
Heat Source(s):Radiant floor heat (propane; new 2007)
Water Sources:Spring (completely new distribution system 2013)
Sewer:Septic system (new 2008)
Road:Quiet dead-end residential road
School District: Willsboro
Taxes: $5,159
Price: $1,595,000 — Estimate Payments

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