Listed by Vermont Heritage Real Estate
Built in 1781, by millwright Joel Marsh, one of the first proprietors of Bethel, this post and beam cape is the oldest house in Bethel village. In 1781, Vermont was an independent republic. The Revolutionary War wasn't quite over. In all of its 234 years, this house had only belonged to 3 families. The house was completely updated in keeping with its era, twenty years ago: new systems throughout, new roof, new windows ,insulation, new baths, new kitchen and new walls and floors where necessary. Downstairs: living room, tv room, office, 1/2 bath, eat in kitchen with large walk in pantry, back porch overlooking enclosed English style garden. Upstairs: 3 bedrooms, full bath, 3 walk in attic spaces. There's also 1 bedroom "Granny Flat" on the 1st floor with living room, utility kitchen, 3/4 bath, laundry closet and separate entrance. There's also a 3 story barn with heated 2nd floor workshop and pellet stove in garage. All of this on 1/5 acre, within walking distance of downtown.