551 Finbars Forest Road, Manchester, VT 05255

Contingent | Courtesy of: John Sobel - Rhodes Real Estate
4 Beds
4 Baths
2,488 Sq Ft

Fabulous four bedroom and four bathroom home on 3.2 acres in close proximity to the Manchester Country Club. Ranch style home combining one story living with a well designed floor plan. Laundry-utility room with direct access to the kitchen with modern appliances. Adjoining the kitchen is a spacious dining area. Home also features a massive living room with a fireplace and vaulted ceiling and skylights. A highlight of the home is the four season sunroom with an energy efficient propane fireplace. In addition there is an extremely large on suite master bedroom along with ample walk in closet space. Also includes an outdoor storage shed for wood, bikes, skis and garden equipment. House has its own portable generator and an over sized two car garage. A great location bordering on the head waters of the Battenkill River and less than three miles from Manchester Center as well as close proximity to Dorset. Lots of recreational activites- 20 minutes to Bromley Mountain and about 30 minutes to Stratton Mountain! Wonderful as both a primary or seasonal residence.

Property Details

  • MLS# 4891357
  • Date Listed11/20/2021
  • Days On Market 11 Days
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Lot Size 139,392 SQFT
  • Sewer Leach Field,Leach Field - Existing,On-Site Septic Exists,Private,Septic
  • Subdivision -
  • Property Type Single Family, Ranch
  • County Bennington
  • Year Built 1966
  • Water On-Site Well Exists,Private,Purifier/Soft
  • Square Feet 2,488 sq. ft
  • Price Per Sq. Ft $0

Interior Features

  • Appliances Dishwasher, Dryer, Exhaust Hood, Microwave, Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Flooring Hardwood, Tile, Carpet
  • Cooling Wall Unit(s)
  • Heating Oil, Propane, Forced Air
  • Fireplaces Yes, 2
  • Additional Dining Area, Fireplace - Gas, Fireplaces - 2, Hearth, Living/ Dining, Master B R w/ B A, Security, Skylight, Walk-in Pantry, Window Treatment, Programmable Thermostat, Laundry - 1st Floor

Exterior / Lot Features

  • Exterior Deck, Outbuilding, Shed
  • Roof Asphalt, Shingle
  • Lot Size Acres 3.20
  • Lot Size SQFT 139,392.00
  • Lot Features Country Setting, Landscaped, River Frontage, Sloping, Trail/ Near Trail, View, Walking Trails
  • Zoning Residential


From Manchester Center- Take 7A North. Immediately past the Manchester Country Club Golf Course make a right turn onto Finbars Forest Road, Go 0.5 miles and home will be on the left. Look for real estate sign.

Financial Considerations

  • Tax Amount $5,790
  • Terms Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA Loan

Sales & Tax History

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GreatSchools Rating

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Population & Environment

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Walkability in VT / 05255

Source: Walkscore



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Minimal Transit

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Almost all errands require a car. It is possible to get on a bus. Minimal bike infrastructure.

Walkability averages in the surrounding area

The average walkability score in the surrounding area is Walk Score: 7/100, Transit Score: 0/100, Bike Score: 9/100.