9 85.99+/- Acres Power Pole Access Trail PROVIDED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY, NOT INTENDED AS AN ACCURATE REPRESENTATION
10 4278 VT Londonderry D IS C L A IM E R : T h is m a p is fo r g e n e ra l re fe re n c e o n ly a n d w a s c re a te d fro m o th e r s o u rc e s th a t m a y o r m a y n o t c o n ta in e rro rs o r o th e rw is e b e re lia b le. T h is m a p a n d d a ta s h o u ld n o t b e u s e d fo r n a v ig a tio n a n d m a y n o t re fle c t re c e n t c o n s tru c tio n, lo g g in g o r o th e r c o m m e rc ia l a c tiv ity o n th e p ro p e rty. M e a s u re m e n ts, d is ta n c e s a n d a re a s m a y n o t b e a c c u - ra te. P re fe rre d P ro p e rtie s e n c o u ra g e s a ll b u y e rs a n d a g e n ts to p e rfo rm th e ir o w n d u e d ilig e n c e a n d to n o t re ly o n th is in fo rm a tio n. W e w ill n o t b e re s p o n s ib le fo r d e c is io n s a n d o ffe rs m a d e fro m th is in fo rm a tio n. S O U R C E : T O W N O F L O N D O N D E R R Y
11 4278 VT Londonderry D IS C L A IM E R : T h is m a p is fo r g e n e ra l re fe re n c e o n ly a n d w a s c re a te d fro m o th e r s o u rc e s th a t m a y o r m a y n o t c o n ta in e rro rs o r o th e rw is e b e re lia b le. T h is m a p a n d d a ta s h o u ld n o t b e u s e d fo r n a v ig a tio n a n d m a y n o t re fle c t re c e n t c o n s tru c tio n, lo g g in g o r o th e r c o m m e rc ia l a c tiv ity o n th e p ro p e rty. M e a s u re m e n ts, d is ta n c e s a n d a re a s m a y n o t b e a c c u - ra te. P re fe rre d P ro p e rtie s e n c o u ra g e s a ll b u y e rs a n d a g e n ts to p e rfo rm th e ir o w n d u e d ilig e n c e a n d to n o t re ly o n th is in fo rm a tio n. W e w ill n o t b e re s p o n s ib le fo r d e c is io n s a n d o ffe rs m a d e fro m th is in fo rm a tio n. S O U R C E : T O W N O F L O N D O N D E R R Y
12 4278 VT Londonderry D IS C L A IM E R : T h is m a p is fo r g e n e ra l re fe re n c e o n ly a n d w a s c re a te d fro m o th e r s o u rc e s th a t m a y o r m a y n o t c o n ta in e rro rs o r o th e rw is e b e re lia b le. T h is m a p a n d d a ta s h o u ld n o t b e u s e d fo r n a v ig a tio n a n d m a y n o t re fle c t re c e n t c o n s tru c tio n, lo g g in g o r o th e r c o m m e rc ia l a c tiv ity o n th e p ro p e rty. M e a s u re m e n ts, d is ta n c e s a n d a re a s m a y n o t b e a c c u - ra te. P re fe rre d P ro p e rtie s e n c o u ra g e s a ll b u y e rs a n d a g e n ts to p e rfo rm th e ir o w n d u e d ilig e n c e a n d to n o t re ly o n th is in fo rm a tio n. W e w ill n o t b e re s p o n s ib le fo r d e c is io n s a n d o ffe rs m a d e fro m th is in fo rm a tio n. S O U R C E : A G E N C Y O F N A T U R A L R E S O U R C E S
13 Utility & Property Info: Taxes: Town of Londonderry $3, (2015 non-homestead rate). Property is enrolled in the state s tax reduction program called Use Value Appraisal, often referred to as Current Use. This program can reduce taxes for the commitment of non-development and proper timber or agricultural management. Approximately 9.99 acres have been excluded from the program for potential development. Power: Power poles run along the properties road frontage on VT-100. The service provider is Green Mountain Power. The closet pole to the trail access is # 63/P35-20 Septic: No soil tests have been completed at this time. They are being scheduled and will be completed by 6/1/16 or sooner. Water: Zoning: A drilled well would be common for the area. There is no formal drinking water source at this time. Property is within the Rural Residential 3 District of the Londonderry Zoning Regulations. Please see attached for partial zoning information. Please direct any specific zoning inquiries to the Londonderry Zoning Officials. Boundaries: Property is formally surveyed. There are several vintage stonewall borders, approximately 2,238 feet of road frontage and some West River frontage in the northwestern corner. The south side of the property is not well marked. Services: Fairpoint offers phone, high speed DSL internet, and satellite TV through their affiliate DirecTV. Road: Additional Property Information 4278 VT-100, Londonderry, VT VT-100 is a year-round, State maintained and plowed road. Address: The properties address has been created for GPS purposes only. A formal 911 address will be issued by the town, if a residence is built.
15 Londonderry 5/5/16 TP BLACK (10 YR 2/1), LOAM, DAMP, FRIABLE, STRUCTURELESS 8-17 DARK YELLOWISH BROWN (10YR ¾), VERY FINE SANDY LOAM, FRIABLE, DAMP, MODERATE GRADE LIGHT OLIVE BROWN (2.5 Y 5/4), FINE SANDY LOAM W/GRAVEL, FRIABLE, MODERATE GRADE, MOTTLED THROUGHOUT, DEPLETED MATRIX 17 LEDGE OR 33 TP BLACK (10 YR 2/1), LOAM, DAMP, FRIABLE, STRUCTURELESS, WEAK GRADE 2-6 DARK BROWN (7.5 YR ¾), VERY FINE SANDY LOAM, FRIABLE, WEAK GRADE, DAMP 6-21 DARK YELLOWISH BROWN (10 YR ¾), FINE SANDY LOAM, FRIABLE, DAMP, MODERATE GRADE SHWT JUST ABOVE ROCK OR BEDROCK ROCK OR 21 TP BLACK (10YR 2/1), LOAM, DAMP, FRIABLE, WEAK GRADE 3-25 DARK YELLOWISH BROWN (10 YR 3/6), VERY FINE SANDY LOAM, DAMP, FRIABLE, MODERATE GRADE LIGHT OLIVE BROWN (2.5Y 5/4), SANDY LOAM W/GRAVEL, DAMP, FRIABLE, MODERATE GRADE 25 ROCK OR 30 TP BLACK (10YR 2/1), LOAM, FRIABLE, DAMP, WEAK GRADE 3-18 DARK YELLOWISH BROWN (10 YR ¾), VERY FINE SANDY LOAM, DAMP, FRIABLE, MODERATE GRADE LIGHT OLIVE BROWN (2.5 Y 5/4), FINE SAND, DAMP, FRIABLE, MODERATE GRADE 18 ROCK OR 28 TP BLACK (10YR 2/1), LOAM, FRIABLE, DAMP, WEAK GRADE 4-22 DARK YELLOWISH BROWN (10 YR ¾), VERY FINE SANDY LOAM, DAMP, FRIABLE, MODERATE GRADE LIGHT OLIVE BROWN (2.5 Y 5/4), FINE SANDY LOAM, DAMP, FRIABLE, MODERATE GRADE 22 ROCK OR 28
16 Area Information Nearby Cities: Bennington, VT 44 Minutes Rutland, VT 45 Minutes Lebanon, NH 1 Hour, 6 Minutes Albany, NY 1 Hour, 29 Minutes Boston, MA 2 Hours, 54 Minutes New York, NY 4 Hours, 4 Minutes Nearby Airports and Trains: Rutland State Airport: 36 Minutes Located just five miles south of Vermont s second largest city, Southern Vermont Regional Airport is a modern convenience nestled in the heart of the beautiful Green Mountains. Lebanon Municipal Airport - NH 1 Hour, 3 Minutes A regional, towercontrolled airport located in western New Hampshire, on the border of Vermont. Daily commercial service Nearby State Parks & Forests About The Town Okemo State Forest 18 Minutes - Okemo State Forest encompasses 7,323 acres in the towns of Andover, Ludlow, Mount Holly and Weston. A Civilian Conservation Corps camp was established on the property in Construction projects by the CCC include the fire tower, a ranger s cabin and an automobile access road. The majority of Okemo Mountain Resort s ski terrain is located within a leased portion of Okemo State Forest. Londonderry, VT Londonderry was first chartered in 1770 to a Col. James Rogers and was known as Kent which then included what is now Windham. The town was again chartered by act of the new Vermont Legislature on April 20, In this charter the township was named Londonderry after Londonderry in New Hampshire, which in its turn was named after Londonderry now in Northern Ireland Derry / Londonderry Northern Ireland. One odd event that seems to lack any documented explanation is that Londonderry, Vermont connects passengers to Boston and White Plains, New York. Albany, NY International Airport : 1 Hour, 28 Minutes The Albany International Airport offers a wide-range of facilities and services. A recently completed multi-million dollar capital redevelopment project included a new 230,000 square foot terminal, parking garage, Air Traffic Control Tower, and cargo facility. Jamaica State Park 19 Minutes Jamaica State Park, now comprising 772 acres, was completed and opened to the public in Previously, the area had supported a few small farms and a sawmill. The West River Railroad ran through the park. The old railroad bed is now used as the trail that leads along the West River to Ball Mountain Dam. The railroad operated from about 1879 until 1927, when a flood wiped most of it out. was split into the present-day towns of Londonderry and Windham, shortly after an identical occurrence in New Hampshire. The use of the name "Londonderry" in the Colonies can be traced back to a group of Protestants who, in 1650, fled persecution in Scotland and settled in and near Londonderry, Ireland. In 1722, a group of their descendants brought to the Colonies three things: the potato, their considerable skill in raising, spinning and weaving flax into linen, and the name for their new home in southern New Hampshire. Burlington International Airport: 2 Hours, 16 Minutes Regional hub serviced by major airlines, connecting to airports across the country. Logan International Airport: 2 Hours, 51 Minutes Boston Logan International Airport is New England s largest transportation center and generates $7 billion in economic activity each year. It is a city within a city on a 1,700 acre footprint of land. Camp Plymouth State Park 31 Minutes There is a group camping area on the south side of Buffalo Brook consisting of six lean-tos, tent sites, pit toilets, and a large field for activities. On the north side of the brook there is a large picnic area, play area, sandy beach, horseshoe pits, concession, and boat rentals. Link: Camp Plymouth State Park Link: Okemo State Forest Link: Jamaica State Park
17 Area Information Page 2 Rivers and Lakes Somerset Reservoir The largest undeveloped water body in Vermont. Offering more than 16 miles of shoreline, and covering acres fishing and paddling are favorites here. White River The White River is a tributary of the Connecticut River with headwaters in Green Mountain National Forest. Flowing through the town of Bethel, the river offers great fishing and fly fishing opportunities, with plentiful Brown Trout and Brook Trout. Harriman Reservoir Over 8 miles long and featuring 28 miles of winding coastline, wildlife sightings include the American Bald Eagle and Common Loon. Also, it is the largest body of water entirely within Vermont s borders. Lake Bomoseen The largest lake that lies entirely within the state s boundaries, with a surface area of approximately 2,400 acres. The lake has such recreational accommodations as a public beach, Marianas, and public boat launches, in addition to the state park. There are approximately 1,000 residences around the lake, as well as restaurants and other commercial facilities. Skiing, Snowmobiling, Snowshoeing Snowmobile Major VAST Corridors 11 travels through Lowell Lake State Park to the East. Link: VAST Magic Mountain 4 Minutes Magic is a mecca for skiers and riders who want to challenge themselves on its legendary expert trails and off-piste glades. These are real black diamonds, with real snow, real steeps, and real obstacles to overcome. Magic s original 1960sstyle trails deliver an interesting and fun experience at all ability levels. Link: Magic Mountain Stratton 18 Minutes Home of the great snow guarantee with 97 trails, 100+ acres of glades, 600+ acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain, parks, and the fastest fleet of lifts in the East. Link: Stratton Bromley Mountain Resort 18 Minutes Bromley is the ideal family location. Situated in the heart of Southern Vermont, Bromley is Vermont's Sun Mountain, the only southern facing mountain in Vermont! Bromley is consistently ranked by SKI Magazine as one of the best mountains for families. Bromley has 46 classic New England Trails and glades with a variety of terrain that is seldom seen elsewhere. It is perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all ability levels, from first-timers to those who crave the gravity adrenaline rush. Link: Bromley
19 Robbo Holleran Forester 211 Green Mountain Tpk., Chester VT (802) Phone, Fax Providing a complete forest management service since 1982 Tara Olson: acres, Londonderry VT March 2014 Location: This acre property is located in Londonderry, Vermont, just 1.5 miles south of Londonderry village. It has over ¼ mile of frontage on Route 100, and is in the heart of southern Vermont ski country. Stratton is 7 miles to the south, Bromley is 8 miles to the west and Magic Mountain is 3 miles to the east. The property overlooks a section of the West River which is known as good trout fishing. This is a rural residential neighborhood with forests, estates, small farms, and small businesses. GPS Coordinates are: N 43 degrees, 12.5 W 72 degrees 49.3.
20 Site description: The property is acres, surveyed before It is all forested with small openings and a good access driveway built into the center of the property. The land is mostly of a gentle slope, with good forestry soils, probably pastured in the 1800 s with some stone wall boundaries. The land slopes to the west and south, and goes to the top of a knoll at about 1600 feet above sea level. The West River is at about The forest is further described below, but is generally mixed softwoods and hardwoods, and fully stocked. The property is enrolled in Use Value Appraisal, with 10 acres excluded which could be developed with no UVA penalty. Taxes in 2013 were $ , which is reduced 70% by Use value enrollment. Zoning: Zoning and subdivision options were not accessed into for this report. There are some lots as small as 1 acre nearby, and light commercial development to the south. See the Town Zoning rules for details. Ten acres in the center of the property are excluded from Use Value Appraisal restrictions. This could be developed without a Use Value penalty. Options include an estate house, or small dwelling, possibly several dwellings or even a hunting camp. Further review for septic system approval and local permits is prudent. These ten acres could also be cleared for open land such as pasture, gardening, etc. If only one dwelling is constructed, additional acres could be enrolled in UVA to further reduce the property taxes.
21 Forestland: The forest land is mostly moderately sloping pasture regrowth mixedwoods with one steep ridge on the southern end. Overall, this is an uneven aged forest with hemlock, white pine and a wide range of hardwoods. The oldest trees are likely hemlocks, with hemlock, pine and hardwoods in middle ages, and a full range of native species as young growth and understory. This makes for a very diverse forest with a wide range of wildlife species and management options. Forests on the ridge are older. Moderate harvesting was last done in 2002, giving some regeneration groups but high levels of stocking overall, and a high percent of trees over 16 dbh. The site is generally good for timber growth on well to moderately well drained soils. The largest stand in the central portion of the property, and up to the knoll, includes a mature white pine component, mostly over 16 dbh. These are nice looking trees that could be maintained for further growth, or harvested for quality lumber products. These are in mixture with hemlocks and hardwoods, as elsewhere on the property. Most of the lot is dominated by hemlock and hardwoods in mixture. Timber summary: All of the land is productive forestland, with a good stocking of hemlock, pine, and mixed hardwoods. Sawtimber stocking (see notes on timber inventory for details and disclaimer) is estimated at 430 thousand board feet and 947 cords, or 5 Mbf and 11 cords per acre. This does not include topwood from sawlog trees, which will generally add another 5 cords per acre. Sawtimber is approximately 30% white pine, 12% spruce-fir, 42% hemlock, 16% diverse hardwoods. Approximately 59% of total basal area stocking is acceptable growing stock, meaning the trees are capable of producing a sawlog now, or in the future, of any grade. All stands are between the A-line and B-line on appropriate stocking charts or higher, which indicates they are well stocked. Based on current market conditions, standing timber capital is estimated at $44,525. Forest and wildlife management options: This is a very diverse property that provides excellent habitat for a full range of local wildlife. Deer, grouse and turkeys will use the diversity of habitats here, along with a wide range of migratory birds. Bear, moose, bobcats and just about anything else will use this habitat on occasion. Softwoods, hardwoods, multi-canopied forests, and a few beech for nuts are all important elements. Normal forestry techniques will maintain this diversity to provide a continued balance of forest and age types. To emphasize game species management, habitat can be improved by harvesting groups of 1-3 acres. The new growth of tree seedlings, raspberries, blackberries and herbaceous plants provides rich food and cover in proximity to more mature patches of forest for other habitat needs. This would be a particular benefit to deer, grouse and turkeys, but would also benefit a wide range of species. Forest management activities could emphasize timber, wildlife, recreation, or a balance of these. For example, mixedwood stands can be thinned to emphasize hardwoods, or softwoods, or maintain the mix. Income can be created by harvesting valuable mature trees and regenerating mature sections to young forest. Improvement cutting would remove primarily low-quality trees to advance the growth of higher value timber for the future. This would maintain nice-looking trees with a high aesthetic value and enhance trails for recreation. Much of the long-term timber potential is in medium sized hardwoods of birches, maple and ash, which could be released by thinning. The ten acre exclusion in the center of the property could be developed without UVA penalty. A portion could be cleared for pasture, or gardening. Additional land could be withdrawn from or enrolled in Use Value Appraisal if desired. Please contact me for further details and requirements. Yours, Robbo Holleran Consulting Forester
22 Robbo Holleran Forester 211 Green Mountain Tpk., Chester VT (802) Phone, Fax Providing a complete forest management service since 1982 Summary of Sawtimber Volumes and Prices Species and Diameters Total Species MBF Price Per MBF Total Value White Pine 12"-14" $ $1, White Pine 16" $ $14, Spruce $ $1, Hemlock $50.00 $9, Hard Maple 12"-14" $ $ Hard Maple 16" $ $0.00 Red Maple $ $1, $0.00 Fir $60.00 $2, White Birch $ $1, Yellow Birch 12"-14" $ $ Yellow Birch 16" $ $ Ash 12"-14" $ $ Ash 16" $ $2, Cherry $ $2, Hardwood Pallet/Tie $20.00 $ Total Tract MBF Total Sawtimber Value $40, Summary of Cordwood Volumes and Prices Species Total Cords Per Species Price Per Cord Total Value Hardwood AGS $8.00 $ Hardwood UGS $5.00 $1, $0.00 White Pine AGS $3.00 $69.00 White Pine UGS $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 Spruce AGS $3.00 $30.00 Spruce UGS $3.00 $39.00 Fir AGS Fir UGS $0.00 Hemlock AGS $6.00 $ Hemlock UGS $5.00 $1,335.00
23 Total Tract Cords Total Cordwood Value $4, Total Tract Value $44, This is a rough estimate of standing timber based on factor basal area plots, taken March 2014, and survey area of 86 acres. No statistical analysis was done, and no guarantee of accuracy is implied, but one plot was taken for each 4.8 acres on average. These figures are for general planning, timber basis, and timber marketing purposes. AGS is acceptable growing stock trees capable of producing sawlogs with additional growth. UGS is unacceptable growing stock suitable for pulp, fuelwood or chips. Volumes and values are based on current market conditions, March 2014.