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Bakersfield and Belvidere, Franklin: Protected by a conservation easement, this 2,214-acre sugar maple and yellow birch forest offers an exceptional sugarbush opportunity with over 60,000 potential taps covering a northerly aspect with desirable downhill sap-flow. The property is a short distance from Vermont Route 108 that runs north-south and Vermont Route 36 that runs to the west. Both routes provide solid transportation to larger corridors and regional markets. The Canadian border is 20 miles to the north via Route 108. A species composition dominated by hardwoods prevails, with hardwoods at 92% and softwoods at 8% of total volume. A recent maple tap analysis indicates a total maple potential tap count of 66,745 taps, with roughly 93% of the taps from sugar maple with the balance from red maple. Price: $2,000,000. For more information, visit Fountains.
Elmore: Protected by a Vermont Land Trust easement, this 1,943 acre-forest offers an exceptional long-term timber investment opportunity with high stocking of preferred hardwood species and a sugarbush opportunity containing an estimated 60,000 taps. The forest is located along Route 12 between Montpelier and Morrisville in Elmore, Vermont. The entire shoreline of the scenic and tranquil Little Elmore Pond lies within the property boundary. The property has roughly 2,000’ of frontage along Route 12, with an existing access point suitable for crossing the North Branch of the Winooski River. An internal log road (constructed 22 years ago) extends nearly 2.3 miles along the eastern end of the property to Little Elmore Pond. A species composition dominated by hardwoods prevails, with hardwoods at 90% and softwoods at 10% of total volume. A recent maple tap analysis indicates a total maple potential tap count of 60,991 taps, with roughly 64% of the taps from sugar maple with the balance from red maple. Price: $2,040,000. For more information, visit Fountains.