10 Blodgett Lane, Hartland, Vermont
(in the heart of the Upper Valley)

Since purchase of property in 2008:

Major improvements—

  • collapsed carriage shed: cleaned up, remainder repaired, new roof, cellar hole filled in
  • new furnace (Trio PurePro) and zone control
  • new oil tank
  • new plumbing throughout (copper)
  • complete exterior and interior painting
  • cedar fence to enclose large pen in front
  • private garden room created
  • extensive planting: fruit trees, bushes, perennials, vegetable gardens
  • handcrafted garden gates
  • removed invalid shower from front entryway and wheelchair ramp from back
  • created and finished 4th bedroom

Other improvements—

  • cedar posts and wire fencing to enclose large garden area
  • platform for firewood on west side of house
  • overhead kitchen lamps
  • new refrigerator
  • antique fixture in clawfoot tub
  • antique parsonage front door knocker
  • cable and fiber optic connections, latter underground
  • new faucets in kitchen and bathroom, new showerhead
  • septic tank access and cover
  • stone steps in back
  • new outdoor lamp in front