101 Green River Rd Alford MA 01230

101 Green River Rd
01230
Alford
Summary
Kind of Property: 
Type of Contract: 
Rooms: 
11
Bedrooms: 
5
Baths: 
3
Surface (m2): 
3747
Property ID: 
221523

Description

A Scandinavian-styled renovated modern Farmhouse with luminous light and glowing spaces, inside and out. 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 3 floors- completely refinished and refined. The studio is huge and perfect for any number of uses:family, crafts, workspace, art... Gorgeously oiled finished fir and oak floors, custom kitchen with pantry. Oversized library opens out to wrap around porches + 3rd floor attic is finished and available for media room, office, yoga/meditation. Outdoors there is 14+ acres of established flower beds, bi-level barn, greenhouse, 2 hoop houses, fruit and nut trees, berries chicken coops...a spectacular walking woods and 9 acres is protected by a deer fence + additional fencing and gated entry for privacy, protection and ease. This might be the perfect Herb Farm! Modern Farmhouse:
BASICS: Modern Farmhouse and Organic Homestead
4400+/- sq. ft. home + 1000+/- sq. foot barn
Originally built in 1840, full renovation 2015-2017
5 bedrooms, 3 full baths
Very Private: 14.69 acres w/ walking trails, stone walls abutting approx. 60 acres of locked conservation land. 7 acres protected by a deer fence
Automatic gated entry
12 minute walk to Green River swimming + 7 minute drive to Guido's (G.B. center)
Property currently in 61a forestry plan, easy to keep up = Taxes $4,000/year
*** Whole house AC delivered prior to closing***
*** lightning fast FIOS internet installed
HOME:
Propane/ High efficiency forced hot air furnace, air filter� 2006
Roof redone in 2005
200 Amp electric � solar panels cover electric costs year round
Eco B Wi-Fi enabled thermostat
Hot water is Rinaii Tank less � 2016
2 wood stoves (library and Kitchen) are heat-radiating Tulikivi soapstone, which remains warm to the touch! Can heat entire home for 8 hours overnight.
Custom Kitchen with stainless steel counters
Conservatory greenhouse with lovely herringbone brick floor: will heat entire studio space in winter if doors are left open.
Floors - oil finished fir throughout and (mixed antique) oak in studio
Closets galore, including cedar in master
Library with pocket doors and full surround of library shelving
Insulation: recycled blue Jean insulation, fiberglass batting, closed cell foam
Homestead can be self-sustaining with wood stoves and electric panels
Attic: winter, leave attic door open and heats to same temp as house, quickly.

RED BARN:
2 story Post and beam garage � sturdy
Re-engineered floor solid for 2+ cars
Lower area is charming, outdoor summer area with chicken coop
New foundation for barn � all stonework re-pointed and reinforced
Corner grommets added in Barn (and house) for stability
New windows + New metal roof
*Solar panels on back (out of site) ZERO electric costs/owner paid in summer

The Farm:
Organic homestead
Perfect Herb Farm
Chicken Coops (2)
Bee hives;
2 hoop houses for extended season gardening (can easily be removed)
Fruit tree production: berries, persimmon, peach, plum, pear, apple and quince, chestnut, 100 year old apples
Gorgeous established flower and vegetable gardens lovingly curated by sculptor/artist/landscape designer/horticulturist (seller)

POTENTIAL
Trees could be cut for mountain range views
Vintage restored Chambers stove can be replaced with Viking or equivalent
Farm can be kept to run as a farm and sellers would provide assistance and training for a set period OR Farm can be minimized for ease.

Price: 
$1 675 000
Status: 
Pending

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