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Build your private estate, escape, horse farm or family compound on this rare 62-70+ wooded acres, within walking distance to quaint, historic New England village of Shelburne Falls, Ma.
Spectacular estate lot with additional development potential and many natural resources, spanning the two picturesque towns of Conway and Buckland, MA offers tranquility, privacy, old stone walls, artesian spring, gravel banks, hardwood and softwood timber, wildlife, a rich geologic and cultural history, and expansive views of Shelburne Falls, the Pioneer Valley, and into Vermont and New Hampshire, from its high lookout.
On the Buckland side there are approx. 48 + known acres and 347 ft of frontage, sufficient for at least one estate lot developable by right and land has already passed a prior Perc Test at preferred home site. Land also spans an additional 13 + known acres into Conway, MA with potential for 3 additional building lots via right of way zoning. Further building potential exists off of the old town road that runs through both towns on the property, with numerous suitable building sites offering privacy and views throughout. Additional acreage is expected to be gained upon final survey.
Frontage is on a quiet country road located just on the outskirts of Shelburne Falls village center, and convenient to the Mohawk Trail/RT 2, a popular destination with spectacular fall foliage, antique shops and farm stands. Shelburne Falls is known for its cultural and natural attractions ranging from unique shops & galleries to fine eateries, farmer’s markets, and four-season attractions including the famous ‘Glacial Potholes’, Bridge of Flowers, Trolley Museum, and a historic candlepin bowling alley, as well as fishing, swimming & white water rafting on the Deerfield River, hiking trails, zip lines, plus winter skiing and snowboarding at the nearby Berkshire East Mountain Resort and more.
Abuts hundreds of acres of protected land. Unique parcel also includes the site of a historic dance pavilion in the area known as “Moonshine Hill”.
The land offers significant natural gravel resources on-site for driveway and improving the old roads.
Primarily wooded; harvest timber if you choose/ restore historic pastures that were once part of small family farm.
A copy of the successful Perc Test results and other documentation is available to serious buyers.
Conveniently located close to the Mohawk Trail (Rt 2), and Rt 91, near The 5 College Area (including Smith College in Northampton, UMass, Amherst, Amherst College, Hampshire and Mount Holyoke Colleges); less than 25 miles to Northampton, MA, 10 miles to Greenfield, MA, 45 miles to Springfield, MA., and less than 30 Miles to Brattleboro, VT.
*For more information or to schedule a viewing please click “reply” and call or email to the address provided to contact land owner.
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photos 1-15: property for sale
photos 16-24: village of Shelburne Falls, MA (village center, Glacial Potholes/ Deerfield River, Bridge of Flowers, Town Hall..)
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