Enjoy the laid back, healthy lifestyle of rural Benson, Vermont where you can wake up to a beautiful sunrise over the green mountains, immerse yourself in the sounds of seasonal wildlife, and experience the renewal that the onset of winter brings as it’s blanket of snow covers the rolling landscape each year.
Here, in Benson, you will find a general store, a gas station, and a restaurant with a full service pub. Additionally, there is the Benson Village School conveniently located across the street with kindergarten through 8th grade and is part of the Slate Valley Union School District.
In the summer, a boat launch at Lake Champlain can be found 4.5 miles down the road. Come winter, this is a snowmobiler’s paradise with the VAST trail system convenient to the property. Or, endless miles of snow shoeing and cross country skiing.
Shale Hill is centrally located between higher education institutions Middlebury College and Castleton University. Rutland Regional Medical Center is an easy drive within a half-hour of the farm.
The world renowned Killington and Pico ski areas are a 45 minute drive away, and conveniently accessible to the Burlington, Rutland and Albany International airports. There is plenty of local lodging, shopping, and restaurants within a 45-minute drive to Middlebury, Lake Bomoseen and Rutland.