East Ryegate $ 544,800


This property Closed on 4/29/22 for its Asking Price

Skytop Estate: Beautiful views from this immaculate 4 BR, 2.5 bath home on 17.8 acres


519 Symes Pond Rd East Ryegate, VT

Immaculate, stunning 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home in bucolic and quiet Ryegate Corner. This lovely home is situated on approximately 17.8 acres just one mile from historic Rye Gate corners, where the fire department, Presbyterian Church, Post Office, Town offices, Grange Hall and Ryegate Meeting house are located.

Skytop: A 2465 sq. ft. custom built home with many extras not found in an average home: Picturesque landscape and views, ADA accessible garage and home, cathedral ceilings, skylights, heated garage and 16' x 20' heated kennel / office / workshop garage / outbuilding, access from basement to garage, to name a few. Additionally, there are 1500 sq.ft. of heated basement, with access to flue for woodstove (if desired).

A 26' x 28' heated 2 car garage greets you. Home is ADA accessible from the garage into the spacious recreation room with Anderson windows, cathedral ceiling with 3 skylights for ample lighting. A new state-of-the-art full bathroom with roll-in shower and European water system.

Open floor plan. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, Granite counter tops, hardwood floors and skylights. Hardwood floors also in the dining room, family and living room. Tile in bathrooms. Two bedrooms on main level. Other two bedrooms upstairs with cathedral ceilings, including Master bedroom with large walk-in closet, en suite bathroom and laundry room. Two porches, at front and end of house.

Heating: Skytop is heated by oil, using a top-of-the-line Buderus hot water furnace with 8 different zones and thermostats in each room, allowing each room to be heated separately, turned down or turned off completely. There are also two modine heaters, one in the garage, and one in basement, that are heated by hot water and blow heated air into garage and basement.

A/C: House has two heat pumps to provide air conditioning.

Home generator: Home is wired with a propane-fueled generator that supplies the home and outside kennel/ office with electricity during a power failure. Provided with a 500 gallon propane tank that will provide fuel for days, if need be.

Security: Hard-wired security system, and fire alarms. Ten security lights on driveway and around home.

Lawn and landscaping: Skytop has 6 acres or more of beautiful lawn, with recently built stone walls, two fenced garden areas with raised beds for vegetables or flowers. Blueberry bushes, raspberry plants with easy walkway for picking. Flowers and stonewalls give beauty to the green lawn with a 30 foot flag pole, fire pit, and picnic area with local and distant views, the best Vermont has to offer!

Location: As the southern-most town of the 55 townships, Ryegate is considered by many to be the gateway of the Northeast Kingdom (or "the Kingdom", as locals call it). Ryegate is bordered on the East by the Connectiful River, with New Hampshire on the opposite shore. Centrally located, Ryegate is easily accessible and only a short drive from some of New England's well know vacation areas, including Jay Peak and Burke Mountain. Ryegate is 1.5 hour's drive from Burlington, VT; 2 hours to the coast of Maine; 2.5 hours to Montreal, Quebec; 3 hours to Boston; and 5 hours to New York City.

Buyer agents welcome!

Basic Features
  • Square Footage (finished space) 2465 SF
  • Acreage 17.8
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Baths 2.5
Additional Features
  • Heating Sources: Oil, Oil Hw
  • Property Type: Single Family
  • Basement: Full, Unfinished
  • Garage: Attached, Heated Two Car, Two Car
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Pergo, Tile
  • Rooms: Dining Room, Family Room, Laundry
  • Special Features: Acreage, Ada Accessible, Cathedral Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Outbuilding, Porch, Views, Woodstove, Workshop
Property ID: #11626