'Trail' Real Estate

Trails at Risk

As a struggling and uncertain economy continues, more properties are hitting the market. Some are properties whose current owners generously grant permission for GMHA members and event participants to access their trails. Will the next landowner share these same values? Only time will tell.

This web page was created with the intention of keeping our ever-expanding membership aware of properties that are now in transition with "trails at risk” AND those that have already donated trail easements to GMHA, which secure trail use into perpetuity.

With this added exposure, we hope to facilitate interest—and ultimately sales—to keep these properties in the hands of like-minded horse people with the ultimate goal of “keeping the trails open.”

Photographs, brief property descriptions, the trail’s importance to our overall trail network, and direct links to the realtors are provided for each property. Anyone interested in these properties should contact the realtors directly.

Birch Tree Farm

Woodstock, Vermont

The 1,000-acre Birch Tree Farm is an unparalleled family recreational retreat offering privacy and almost every conceivable activity located within eight miles of Woodstock. Built in 1981, the Lodge style residence offers a generous open floor plan including 5 bedrooms. The great room is centered around an impressive floor-to-ceiling fieldstone fireplace with tall windows framing the Ottauquechee River Valley below. An expansive deck faces the view and looks over an infinity pool, stocked swimming pond, apple orchard and meadow. The three-level bank barn is finely finished in fir, oak and pine with 7 box stalls on the first level and an extraordinary recreation and media room on the 2nd level. Over five miles of carriage width trails and a hiking trail leads to the top of Old Baldy Mountain with a private cabin and unobstructed 360 degree views.

This property includes two trails which are of critical importance to GMHA's 100-Mile Ride.

MLS #4200030
Contact: Story Jenks at LandVest


The Hubbard Farm

Hartland, Vermont

The Hubbard Farm was established in the 1850s as a working dairy farm. This private "end of the road" home is situated on 130 acres with views of Killington, Pico, Mt. Ascutney, and the Delectable Mt. Range. Rolling meadows, pond, apple trees, stone walls, sugar maples, tennis court and wrap-around porch create the perfect country estate.

This property is located in the heart of horse country, with 2.5 miles of established trails connecting to GMHA. These equestrian trails provide a critical link for riders from Woodstock to Hartland.

MLS # 4174222
Contact: Story Jenks at LandVest


Bryant Road Property

West Windsor, Vermont


Carefully maintained, very private custom log home on 26 acres with views to Mount Washington. Greatroom with fireplace, three bedrooms and two full baths on ground floor. Finished basement with three new bedrooms, full bath and family room. Large deck.

GMHA trail easement runs along stone wall. Good access to Upper Valley. Potential horse property.

Dark Horse Realty