Tows Farm—Norfolk—$399,500

Private, hidden away 1909 Victorian on 11.2 acres at the end of State Line Road.  The property is adjacent to and surrounded by 1,300 acres of the protected lands of Aton Forest and a handsome privately owned 29-acre farm/estate.  [See map below.] 2,616 square feet, 8’ ceilings, 4-5 bedrooms, one and a half baths, fir floors, new multi-zone propane furnace, recently inspected septic system, large shed-building, meadow and woods.  The kitchen does not have appliances, the baths are basic, and the house needs renovating which is reflected in the price!

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Style Victorian Square Feet 2,616 (town)
Age 1909 Bedrooms 4
Baths One full, one half. Well Drilled
Heat New propane fired furnace.  6 zones – 5/heat and 1/hot water. Two above ground propane tanks – 200 gallons each ? Septic 2003.  1500-gallon tank plus 1000-gallon pump chamber.  Recently inspected and pumped by Russ.
Electricity Two 100 amp services. Driveway Gravel
Hot water Off furnace Exterior Wood shingle, painted.
Roof Asphalt – age unknown.  Gutters Internet Comcast.  Needs to be re-activated.
Alarm No Taxes $8099 (2023)

General Information

Side entry into Kitchen 9’ x 7’ mudroom with laundry hook-ups.
Kitchen 16’ x 15’.  Painted fir floor, chimney with flue for a wood stove, fan, door to basement.  No appliances.
Family room 16’ x 12’.   Fir floor, large opening from the kitchen.
East Wing Hallway to bedroom/office.  Half bath 7’ x 6’, linoleum over fir floor, fan. 2 closets. Bedroom/office 15’ x 15’ with shelving and desktop.  Door to covered, south-facing front porch 7’ x 22’ with wide stairs to the front yard.
West Wing Living room 15’ x 18’, fir floor.  Door to screened porch on the west side of the house: 7’ x 27’.  Dining room 9’ x 18’, bay window.  The fireplace mantle is vestigial – the chimney is no longer there.   
2nd floor Stairs up the second floor between these last two rooms. Fir floors.
NE bedroom 10’ x 11’. Small closet
SE bedroom 13’ x 9’. Small closet
Middle South BR 12’ x 10’. Small closet
Full bath 6’ x 11’.  Linoleum over fir floor, plastic tub/shower, sink, fan
SW bedroom 12’ x 15’.
Bedroom/storage 12’ x 9’
Stairs to 3rd floor The third-floor attic area is floored and roughly divided into several rooms.  There is a vent, some insulation, electricity: 100 amps, circuit breakers.
Basement Full, 1520 sq ft. Poured concrete floor, 7 ½’ ceilings, double doors to ground level exterior, windows.  Central Vac.  Center chimney, 2 flues.
Large shed/Garage 36’ x 18’.  Concrete floor, chimney with a flue for a wood stove, electricity.  Attached to the east is an 18’ x 10’ building (probably the original building) that has been most recently used as a large chicken coop.  Possible garage.
Land 11.2 recently surveyed acres of meadows and woodland.
Conservation Owned by Aton Forest, which is a 501c3 organization with a mission to research and protect forever wild forests as natural area preserves, there will be a reasonable conservation easement on this property which is being drawn up and will be recorded.