About Stonescapes Vermont

Stonescapes is the premier stone masonry contractor throughout northern and central Vermont. We specialize in all facets of stone masonry and work on all sized projects. We’ve completed major mansory projects for large clients including Sugarbush, local business parks in Colchester,  as well as small home improvement projects for homeowners on a budget.

Our dual headquarters out of Northfield and Richmond Vermont allow us to cover projects all over the state, and also eastern upstate New York and Western New Hampshire. We’ve build our business on first rate customer service and quality workmanship. We take the time to make sure each job is done right and can be shared with generations to come.

Stonescapes Inc. has been in business in northern Vermont for 22 years. Fred and Doug personally work on every project to ensure the highest quality every time. We chose to work with field Stone, quarried stone, and other related products because of the satisfaction we derive from them. We are always amazed and pleased to look at what a pile of stone or pallets of material and our labor produce. From small patio and stone wall projects to major custom masonry hardscapes, we take great pride in every job completed.

Our goal is to exceed our client’s expectations. We enjoy the relationships we build as much as the projects. For more information or to get a quote, send email to info@stonescapevt.com

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Doug Nolan:

Doug Nolan earned his associate’s degree from Champlain College in 1988. He completed his Bachelors of Science In Journalism at West Virginia University in 1993. He returned to Vermont after graduation and worked for a small landscape company in Warren Vermont. He soon realized that his true passion was in masonry and stone work. Doug met his business partner Fred Nadon over 22 years ago and formed Stonescapes Inc. Doug takes a lot of pride in the projects he completes and always treats people with respect and follows through on his commitments. He feels craftsmanship is important , but so is charging a fair price. Doug enjoys the relationships and interaction he has with clients while working on their projects. The creative process of designing and creating stone work continues to be his favorite part of the business. Doug is an avid snow skier, outdoorsman, and a watersports enthusiast. He is also a proud husband and father of two daughters.

Fred:

Fred’s life has been tied to stone for more than 30 years. He has designed and built a wide variety of stone objects including dry stacked and mortared stone walls, patios, columns, chimneys and fireplaces.

Fred is a native Vermonter and graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. After graduation and before managing his family’s knitting mill. Fred studied in England. While there he admired the extensive stone masonry and dry stacked work that exists in England, Scotland, Ireland, and other destinations in Europe. After the knitting mill was closed in Northfield; Fred renewed his interest in the existing masonry and dry stacked walls that dot the New England landscape. This sparked his desire to work and create with stone. Fred worked with different stone masons for several years.

Fred studied landscape design at VTC then started his own company creating, designing, and constructing with stone. A few years later he teamed up with Doug Nolan and started Stonescapes Inc. Fred has also been a certified ski and snowboard instructor working for Sugarbush Resort for the past 20 plus winter seasons. He has a son and daughter and enjoys time with them and his grandchildren. He also enjoys farming and gardening with his partner Mary in Northfield VT.

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