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High visibility location on route 302, just outside the City limits of Barre, on a well-travelled tourist route that stretches between Montpelier and Maine. 488' of Road frontage and easy paved year-round access. Office Building Retail zoning district with public water and sewer service! Jail Branch runs along the full length of the property, but land is NOT considered flood. Impressive and comprehensive collection of woody ornamental and perennial plantings. Established in 1994, the Jail Branch Greenhouse and Nursery has developed a vibrant and loyal customer base at this location for 26 years. Although historically run as a seasonal business venture with years of impressive sales history, site is ripe for an expanding into a year-round use. Heated with two propane-fired Modene-type blowers, the main retail building measures 30'x68' (1994), within which is a 20'x12' office on slab with 1/2 bath, and a 20'x17' plastic membrane greenhouse addition (2013). Electric hot water heater. Separate 12'x48' hoop and poly greenhouse. Terrific level lot offers expansive parking and area for exterior storage. Main building has driven steel tie-downs, concrete piers, and slab foundation. Roof is translucent corrugated polycabonate fiberglass. Take this long-thriving location and expand past offerings into blooming year-round opportunities with a little imagination! Motivated Sellers!

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Tax Information

  • Tax Year2023


  • OtherStructuresEquipment, Land/Building/Business, Outbuilding


  • Acreage1.42
  • ExposureEast, North
  • AreaCommercial Zoning
  • Square Feet61,855
  • Est Open Space90
  • CurrentUseCommercial, Development Potential, Mixed Use
  • Lot92.01
  • Road Frontage488
  • RoadsOther, Paved, Public
  • TopographyLevel, Major Road Frontage, Neighbor Business, River Frontage, Waterfront
  • RestrictionsEasement/ROW, Other

Basic Information

  • StatusPEN
  • List Price$225,000
  • MLS Number4903366
  • MLS StatusPending


  • Power CompanyGreen Mountain Power Corp
  • WaterPublic
  • ElectricOn-Site
  • SewerPublic
  • UtilitiesGas - LP/Bottle, Telephone At Site


  • PricePerSqFt158450.7


  • Taxes$2,561.32
  • SurveyedYes
  • ZoningOffice Building Retail
  • Permit StatusDetails -See Rmrks-NonPub, Local - Issued, State - Issued
  • Assessment Year2021
  • Date Listed04/01/2022
  • View Count3


  • Building Number483
  • StreetEast Barre Road
  • TownBarre Town
  • StateVT
  • Zip05641
  • CountyWashington
  • Flood ZoneNo
  • Elementary SchoolBarre Town Elem & Middle Sch
  • Junior HighBarre Town Elem & Middle Sch
  • High SchoolSpaulding High School

Water Body

  • Water Body NameJail Branch
  • Water Body TypeRiver
  • Waterfront480
  • Water AccessOwned
  • Water ViewYes

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