Willett Farm In Essex – Featured Luxury Property

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4 BEDROOM  |  5 BATHROOM

4,599 SQUARE FEET  |  47.8 ACRES

$2,495,000

Originally granted to Colonel Willett after the Revolutionary War, the Willett Farm property is a one-of-a-kind farm in Essex, New York that erected its first building in 1812. A completely renovated home on over 47 stunning acres offers Lake Champlain waterfront views as well as pasture and mountain views in all directions. To find out more about the Willett Farm In Essex click here.

 

 


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The exterior of the notable Willett Farm in Essex truly makes a statement with a 3-sided covered wrap around porch, offering plenty of space to take in the Lake Champlain and Vermont Green Mountain views. Enjoy the porch year-round and on chillier days sitting close to the warmth of outdoor fireplace. Equally noteworthy as the porch, the beautiful gardens around the main house complement the lines and pleasing aesthetics of the home exterior.

Mud Room & Den

Entering the home,  a spacious mud room welcomes you in with large windows.  An airy feeling space, there is plenty of room to remove boots and store a variety of coats for all Adirondack seasons. Continue through the door just off the mud room to an almost open floor plan. A den, kitchen, breakfast table area and dining room comprise this space featuring large windows that provide spectacular views of the surrounding property. The den features a fireplace with built-in bookshelves on both sides making it a perfect space to catch up on reading during colder winter days.

Kitchen Area

Continue through the den, and enter the expansive kitchen and breakfast table area. The breakfast table area has room for a table seating 4-8 people and offers the perfect setting for taking in Lake Champlain views of this beautiful farm in Essex. Just behind this is the kitchen with a center island with additional seating for three.

Additionally, the kitchen features a commercial sized gas stove with a split oven, exhaust vent and large stove top.  Event  hosting is a breeze in this well-appointed kitchen. Also perfect for entertaining is the connected wine cellar and the in-kitchen wine cooler. Just off the kitchen, a pantry offers a variety of cabinets and shelves as well as a large refrigerator to store your groceries.

Dining Room & Living Room

The dining room can be entered on either side of the den’s fireplace. Like many of the other rooms, the dining room is generous on space and gives the full farmhouse feel. Currently, there is a 6-person table set, but the room could easily fit a larger table if needed. There are two doorways off the dining room. One goes directly into the living room, and the other goes down the main hallway that heads toward the front door, a full bathroom, an additional door to the living room, the billiards room and a stairway to the bedrooms.

As you enter the living room from the dining room, fantastic Lake Champlain and Vermont Green Mountain views delight through well placed windows. The wood burning fireplace is the focal point of the living room, perfect for Adirondack warmth and ambiance at Willett Farm in Essex. Whether gazing at the fire or getting cozy on the couch, this comfortable living room makes anyone feel right at home.  The current room decor showcases two couches, two chairs and a small piano.

Billiards Room & Library

Just across the hall is the billiards room and library. A multi-use room, this space invites playing pool with friends or relaxing with a favorite book.  Expansive built-in bookshelves wrap the walls and make it convenient to find a good read and enjoy it next to the fireplace. This room is also at the front of the house, so the spectacular views toward Lake Champlain provide a gorgeous backdrop for any activity.

Staircase & Office

Head up the wide staircase to find an office, four bedrooms and three additional bathrooms. French doors just off the staircase welcome you into the office.  A comfortable and functional workspace, the office features room for a mid-sized desk, generous built-in cabinets and shelving, and views of the Green Mountains to inspire any kind of work while at Willett Farm in Essex.

Bedrooms

The large main bedroom of Willet Farm in Essex is also at the front of the house.  Gorgeous views are a pleasure to wake up to in this well situated bedroom.  Currently, a queen bed, two dressers, a lounge chair and a small entertainment hutch appoint the space.  A walk-in closet leading to a bathroom makes it a snap to get ready in the morning.

Just across the hallway you will find two more bedrooms and a bathroom. One of the bedrooms and the bathroom are at the front of the home with spectacular views of Lake Champlain and surrounding mountains. Head toward the back of the home to find the 4th bedroom in its own area. This bedroom has a queen bed, day bed, small desk, dresser and expansive views of the fields behind the home.

Systems

The Willet Farm in Essex feels comfortable throughout the seasons with central air and radiant in floor heat. Cold feet on chilly winter mornings are a thing of the past with the in floor heat, making it more enjoyable to move around. Recently, hotter days in the summer have also been more prevalent throughout the Adirondacks. Central air will give you the perfect opportunity to escape the heat. This property also has a well and septic system, so there are no additional monthly costs for water and sewer services.

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Head across the driveway to be welcomed to a large year-round custom barn.  Enter into an open room comprised of a media room with two built-in single beds. Continuing through this level, enter the gym area with space enough for a few workout/living areas.  Enjoy a sauna perfect for some relaxation or post-workout recovery. Just off the the gym, there is a bathroom and a stairway to the upper level.

The second floor if the guest barn at the Willett Farm in Essex matches the footprint of the first, but is not as set up as the first floor. As you reach the top of the stairs, enter a spacious open room perfect for any storage or even a potential game room. Taking one step up off main room, enter a reading room with spectacular views of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains as well as fields to the side and back of the barn. Finishing off this spectacular Barn Guest House is a one car garage and a workshop.

 

 

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With over 47 acres, this property provides plenty of opportunity for exploration and activities. Explore over one mile of walking trails through the forest for ample opportunity to see birds and nature. Following the path near the barn, cross over a bridge spanning a meandering stream with spawning brook trout, perfect for anglers. As you continue along the path, relax at a log lean-to with a fire pit and meadow, a perfect spot to enjoy a starry summer night.

At the main area of the property, you will find stunning flower gardens around both homes. These flower gardens are perfect for the bees residing in the hives just behind the barn. Additionally, the bees can find pollen on the apple trees in the small orchard as you enter the property.

Finally, this property has one more building that is right for a residential home, just below the farmhouse and featuring expansive Lake Champlain and Mountain views. Additionally, there is a Lake Champlain waterfront property with 135 feet on the lake with a boathouse just steps away. The option to buy this waterfront property with its cottage may be also available with details upon request.

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At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Adirondack Premier Properties, our experienced forever agents are ready to serve and help you make your Adirondack dreams come true.  Contact us today to find out more about the Willett Farm in Essex or any other Adirondack property that is of interest.

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