Tim Scott Real Estate

This Week in TSRE Real Estate

The recent crazy weather hasn't put a damper on the Northeast Kingdom real estate market! Here's what's been happening recently at Tim Scott Real Estate-
New to the Market...
Libby Ratico just listed this beautifully updated cape in the village of North Danville. You will love the kitchen with stainless steel appliances & subway tile open to the dining room with exposed ceiling beams. The one acre lot has frontage on Pope Brook and a nice level space for play or gardens. The attached 2 car garage is over-sized and has a workshop area. Much to appreciate in this home listed at $199,000. Click here to view more information about 4281 Bruce Badger Memorial Highway, Danville. 

This Peacham farmhouse faces a gorgeous mountain view! The 5.41+/- acre lot is open, surrounded by stone walls, and has apple trees. The home has been lovingly maintained, has a large kitchen with wood stove, solar power, and features 4 bedrooms and 2 baths including a first floor master suite. Attached garage and wrap around front porch. $319,000
Click here for more information on 561 Blanchard Hill Road, Peacham

New Prices...

Quality-built Peacham home listed by Tim Scott has a bright kitchen with granite counter-tops, soapstone sink, gas cook-top, double wall oven, plus an additional kitchen nook with farmer's sink. The 3 bedroom, 2 bath home faces a pretty view of mountains and Peacham village!
Was: $335,000
Now: $325,000

Click here to view more information about 467 Old County Road, Peacham. 

Great location very close to Harvey's Lake! This colonial home has a comfortable floor plan and with some TLC could be a really great house! 3-4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, screen porch overlooking yard, attached garage on a 1.55+/- acre lot located on a short dead-end road. 
Was: $199,000
Now: $189,000

Click here to view more information about 147 McKinley Drive, Barnet, VT

 


If you love the idea of a rustic cottage this camp at Martin's Pond maybe the perfect get-away for you! Built in the early 1900's the wooded interior is one big open room featuring a stone fireplace and solar electric.  Attached is a large screened porch overlooking the water. From the camp the land slopes down to the water and property features 200+/- feet of water-frontage, waterside deck, and dock. 
Was: $200,000
Now: $150,000

Click here for more information on 1023 Devil's Hill Road, Peacham. 

Facing a Burke Mountain view is this neat and tidy 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. 10.2+/- acres featuring a detached 2 car garage with heated workshop plus a small barn. You'll love the enclosed porch facing the view or relaxing on the rear open porch off the kitchen. Living room with fireplace open to dining area and updated kitchen. 
Was: $229,000
Now: $225,000

Click here for more information on 449 Cotton Road, Lyndonville


This 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch style home sits on 6+/- acres and has a pretty view! The lot has a babbling brook, stone walls, open and wooded land, and is close to the VAST Trails. Kitchen with stainless steel appliances, living room with wood stove, and a handy detached garage/barn! 
Was: $137,500
Now: $132,500

Click here for more information on 143 Ferguson Road, Barnet.






 

New Home Prices in a New Market

As always, Mother Nature seems to be a hard time switching to spring weather for the season. However, the real estate season has started and it seems like it's going to be a busy one. Below are 4 great listings that have new prices!

594 Copenhagen Road, Waterford
Located in the private association of Waterford Springs, this home is beautifully decorated and energy efficient! There is a long list of home features to enjoy plus all amenities the associations has to offer: over 300 acres of common land with trails, a private sandy beach on the CT River with clubhouse, BBQs, tennis courts, quest house, and more.
Price Was: $550,000
NOW: $525,000

Learn more about 594 Copenhagen Road here.
 

143 Ferguson Road, Barnet
Built in 1990, this ranch-style home sits on just about seven acres, is private, has a pretty view, stone walls, a babbling brook, plus a detached garage/barn! A great location just a quick drive to Harvey's Lake and I-91, and convenient to the VAST Trails. One level living with a spacious eat-in kitchen, living room with Jotul wood stove, 3 bedrooms, and 2 baths.
Price was: $142,500
NOW: $137,500

Learn more about 143 Ferguson Road here



2589 Spaulding Road, St. Johnsbury

A very lovingly maintained cape style home on 27+/- acres facing a pretty view! A country feeling yet just drive a couple of minutes to stores and I-91. The spacious eat-in kitchen has country charm and doors that lead to deck and pool area. Living room with wood stove, dining room with doors leading to the yard facing the view. First floor master suite. 2 bedrooms, bath, and sitting area upstairs. Attached 2 car garage plus a detached 3 car garage with bonus room above. 
Price was: $379,900
NOW: $355,000

Learn more information about 2589 Spaulding Road here.

1631 Main Street, St. Johnsbury
Not always an easy find, this Main Street Victorian has almost an acre of land and a large, level backyard! Lots of living space, kitchen with cherry cabinets and island, living room with pellet stove insert, tin ceilings, enclosed rear porch. You'll love being walking distance to St. Johnsbury Academy, restaurants, movie theaters, and in-town amenities.
Price was: $265,000
NOW: $249,000

Learn more about 1631 Main Street, St. Johnsbury here.
 

 

A Home For All Seasons In Groton State Forest

For any outdoor enthusiasts, Vermont is an incredible place to vacation or live. In the Northeast Kingdom we have a myriad of places to enjoy nature. One of the largest natural wonderlands in the State of Vermont is Groton State Forest.  There are over 26,000 acres of trails, mountains, wildlife, lakes, ponds, and more! The endless list of activities is enjoyed throughout the year, such as hiking, swimming, fishing, skiing, horse back riding, snowshoeing, and so much more!

The most recent sport to be included in the winter fun is the addition of fat biking trails. Fat bikes (bikes with over-sized tires to give the ability to ride over unstable ground) allow mountain bikers to enjoy the sport year-round. In 2016 the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation teamed up with VMBA and VAST and created a pilot fatbiking program in several state parks including three in Groton State Forest. Click here to check out the map of the trails (zoom in to Groton State Forest and click on the snowflakes to view the trails). The program has been going strong and the team is hoping in the future to host events at Seyon Lodge for rides and demos.
 
Currently I have a wonderful “year round home” listed for sale that is surrounded by “year round” Groton State Forest.  This log house is a perfect balance of the comforts of home and feeling like a get-away.  The biggest perk of the property is that it has 330 feet of frontage on Lake Groton! The lot is just over an acre and offers enough privacy at the end of a quiet road. Lake Groton is approximately 422 acres. The lake is long and somewhat narrow but large enough to offer ample water related activities!
 

 
Walk into the home and you’ll notice how light and airy it feels due in part to the cathedral ceiling over the main living space, light wood interior, and many windows facing the lake. A great house for hosting gatherings with it’s spacious kitchen that is open to the dining room and living room or barbequing on the waterside deck. There will be room for the whole gang with 6 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a finished lower level that offers a second kitchen, family room, and doors that lead right to the backyard and lake. 
 
Live here year-round, make it a vacation home, or a vacation rental for an investment with the bonus of being able to use it yourself.  Although a waterfront home on Lake Groton is just a fun fantasy for some, the good news is that we all have access to the wonders of Groton State Forest. 

Click here to view the listing 328 French Road, Groton, VT

Are You Pondering a Pond?

It may not have been the hottest (or the driest) summer in the Northeast Kingdom, but it was still a beautiful one. It was also one of the busiest in real estate we’ve seen in the last few years – and it’s still going strong! Recently, the team at Tim Scott Real Estate has listed several properties with private ponds. What better way to spend Vermont summers at home with your own place to swim, fish, or just relax by the water?

350 Partridge Lane, Danville


This country home on 19+/- acres has a private setting but is just a few miles to Danville village. The expansive back deck overlooks the backyard and pond. Surrounded by perennials, this home is perfect for those who love to entertain!

299 Maple Lane, Danville

Love to play outside? Here is a 34.5+/- property with so much to offer! Not only does it have a pretty stone landscape pond near the spacious home, there is a larger swimming pond on the lower property. Next to the big pond is a tree house that is solar powered. Fire-pits, patio, deck, sauna, hot tub, pool, fields, barn, outbuilding and close to LV Rail Trail!

1353 Hines Place, Walden

Here is a property for the nature enthusiast! Land borders Steam Mill Brook Wildlife Management Area - over 10,000 acres of state owned land! Solar-powered home is on 20.5+/- and has a large spring-fed pond. Large outbuildings for your toys!

651 Sutton Road, Wheelock

This well-maintained ranch style home is on a 5.3+/- acre lot, faces a pretty view, has lots of perennials, and a perfect little pond in the backyard. Sliding doors from the kitchen area lead to a rear deck which makes for easy outdoor eating. 

263 Bedor Lane, St. Johnsbury

The pond on this property is located next to the 4-stall horse barn and is just one of the many appealing features. Colonial home faces an amazing mountain view, has an attached 2-car garage, a riding ring, on 31.44+/- acres!

Tim Scott Real Estate Celebrates First Anniversary

It’s hard for me to believe it’s already been a year since the launch of Tim Scott Real Estate. It feels like a paradox because the year went by so fast, yet the transition was so smooth that it seems like this company has been operating for much longer than that.
 
I am a native to this area and wouldn’t choose to live and work anywhere else. The communities of the Northeast Kingdom are so supportive and have a sense of togetherness that is not always easy to find. After over a decade of selling real estate in the Kingdom, starting my own company was the next logical step. As a third-generation Realtor®, real estate and the love of Vermont appears to be a family trait. Starting TSRE came full circle with so many pieces of the puzzle fitting perfectly together; such as drawing inspiration for my logo from the one that my great uncle Walter Scott used when he sold real estate in St. Johnsbury.  Or that I purchased the building that my mother, Mary Scott, sold real estate out of at one time in her career – that combined with her decision to join my company. 
 
Mary Scott is one of the hardest-working agents I know. She impresses me daily with her work ethic and her enthusiasm to continually evolve with the ever-changing real estate industry.   She has not only a passion for real estate, but also a genuine love for people. She remains friends with her clients, is involved in the community, and enjoys her new-ish role as a grandmother. Mary joining the company was a vital part of the successful first year. Thank you, Mary.
 


On the other side of the spectrum, I’d also like to thank Libby Ratico. Coinciding with the TSRE anniversary, Libby is also celebrating her first anniversary as a Realtor®.  Any real estate agent will tell you, this is not an easy business to succeed in and the first years can be the toughest. Libby entered this field like a rock star and has had a tremendous year! Her willingness to go above and beyond for her clients is one her many traits that I value.  

 
 
Last, but certainly not least, is Linda Pakus. I have been fortunate to have been working with Linda since 2013. Linda has held a Vermont Real Estate License since 2008 and has been working in the industry since. Linda does so much on a day-to-day basis. She brings many talents and creativity with her that allows our company to offer our clients more personal attention and a higher level of service. Linda is in charge of everyday operations, handles all of the marketing, and supports our busy agents. I can tell you with the utmost certainty that I and my company, would not have enjoyed the level of success it has had without her. Linda is an indispensable asset to the TSRE team.
 
There are many, many, people to thank for making TSRE’s first year such a positive one. All the local professionals that I work with, the TSRE clients, my supportive wife and daughter. And of course, my dog, Donnie, the unofficial social media mascot of Tim Scott Real Estate. Thanks for a great year – here’s too many more!

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." --Henry Ford