Spectacular westerly views of the Valley & Lake Champlain from the expansive front deck, peaceful, modern off-the-grid solar energy home is on +/-440 wooded acres. House is clean, well maintained w/ 2 full baths, an attractive modern kitchen w/ marble counters & updated appliances, dining room, 3 BRs & a large open front porch. (The house originally had 4 BRs.) Hardwoods throughout. Propane for heat & for back up electric. Steps away from the banks of Mill Brook, a rushing clear mountain stream w/ small waterfalls & cool summer swimming holes. known as "Bolton Forest" a pristine northern hard wood forest w/ approx 10K maples & numerous yellow & white birch mixed w/ beech, oak & cherry. Plentiful firewood. Timbered in 1990s. ($290K of wood/timber assessed in 2009.) In late 1800 the land was the site of mountain farms w/ cows/livestock & an active saw mill site of EN Colton. Apple trees, wire fence, stone foundations, stone abutments remain. Keep your loved ones safe nestled in the peaceful heart of the Green Mountains. Perfect, cozy, warm off the grid family retreat. Miles of some of the world's best back country skiing & hiking/snowshoeing trails w/ the Long Trail, Catamount Trail, Green Mountain Club & Bolton. Ethan Allen Firing Range is to the north, conserved forests surround in the east & south. Small quaint town of Richmond w/ shops, bakery, restaurants 8 miles down hill. 25-33 miles to Stowe/Trapps & Sugarbush. Only 21 miles to Burlington/Lake Champlain Waterfront.