0 Route 12 A

Braintree, VT 05060

MLS ID# 4851399 Active


7279 Acreage
317073240 Lot SqFt

Details for 0 Route 12 A, Braintree VT 05060

The property spans nearly 5.5 miles from north to south and, at its center, stretches 2 miles across. This considerable footprint covers various terrain, ecological types and watersheds. The western boundary largely runs along the spine of the Northfield Range, where four peaks rise above 3,000’ ASL (above sea level). The highest of these peaks reaches 3,130’ ASL, while seven additional peaks rise to between 2,500’ ASL and 3,000’ ASL. This high-elevation terrain represents considerable future conservation value. From this high ground, the land all slopes downhill to the east, towards Route 12A and the lowest point on the property at ±800’ ASL. Seven “top of the watershed” streams originate on the land and descend easterly along narrow valleys, often creating scenic falls with large boulders and deep pools. The sloping terrain is largely well drained, creating excellent soil conditions for development of northern hardwoods, including specifically some of the best sugar maple and yellow birch stands in the region. The exception to these rich, hardwood-supporting soils are the tops of the east/west running ridges (and a few of the steeper side slopes) where soils are thinner and species composition shifts to softwoods. Here, red spruce is the primary species, highly sought-after for structural lumber due to its growth characteristics. There are virtually no wetlands on the property given its steadily sloping terrain. The land is situated in a heavily forested area, unbroken by major roads and electric grid transmission lines. As such, wildlife enthusiasts may see large mammals like black bear, moose, white-tailed deer, fisher cats and coyotes, all of which are commonly seen on the land.

Features and Details

  • Category Land
  • Type Land
  • Village/Neighborhood
  • County Orange
  • Lot Size 317073240
  • Acreage 7279
  • MLS ID# 4851399

Paved, Unpaved
Lot Description
Mountain View, Rolling, Sloping, Stream, Timber, Wooded
rural residential
Book: 62, Page: 114
Foreclosed/Bank-Owned: Yes
Delayed Showings

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This listing was last updated on 5/3/2021 12:49:16 PM.