About Vermont

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Vermont is the second smallest state in terms of population (it has 609,000 residents) and the sixth smallest in geographic area. Lake Champlain, the nation's sixth-largest freshwater body lies at the northwest border with New York State and Canada. The state is split east-west by the Green Mountains, which are popular for recreational activities. The eastern border with New Hampshire is defined by the Connecticut River. Vermont is the only landlocked state in New England which leads to its often being short-changed in guides to the region.

The state is extremely rural, its valleys littered with farms. Its largest city is Burlington, pop. 38,889. Among the state's major exports are cheese, maple syrup, marble, slate, and granite.

Tourism is also a very large industry in Vermont, as skiers travel from Boston, New York, Canada, and elsewhere to ski resorts up and down the Green Mountain spine during the winter. In summer, the many bed and breakfasts fill up with couples and families wanting to visit the state's small towns and wild areas. Vermont's autumn foliage is known for being the most spectacular in the country, and possibly the world. It occurs quite early -- usually mid-September to mid-October.

img Horse Population: Approximately 75,000
img Total Economic Impact: $ -- billion
img Population : 623,050
img Land area : 9,250 sq. miles
img Capita l: Mountpelier
img Counties : 14
img Highest Point : Mt. Mansfield: 4,393 feet
img Lowest Point : Lake Champlain: 95 feet
img 10 largest Cities:
 
  • Burlington: 38,531
  • Rutland: 17,046
  • South Burlington: 16,993
  • Barre: 9,128
  • Essex Junction: 8,841
  • Montpelier: 8,003
  • St. Albans: 7,476
  • Winooski: 6,353
  • Newport: 5,207
  • Northfield: 3,157
 
$425,000
Vermont Horse Property

Ferrisburgh, Addison County, Vermont


Vermont country living at its best. Large sunny farmhouse with many improvements over the years. Exceptional eight - nine stall horse barn with run ins and many upgrades. . Abundance of hay storage tack room and heated tack shop or office. Ten acres with fenced pastures and a dug pond. Fully fenced with a great spot for an arena. You can use this as an investment property as well the seller boards horses and there is a rental cottage on the grounds. Separate studio/office on the grounds as well. Large 3 bay outbuilding to store all of your equipment or have a workshop. Did I mention the great soils for your garden and pumpkin patch! Only minutes to Vergennes, 20 to Middlebury and a half hour to Burlington.

Nancy Larrow , Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty

10.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2608 SQ FT
 
$385,000
Horse farm with beautiful remodeled home and gorgeous mountain and lake views.

Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont


This beautiful home and three outbuildings sit on 5+acres of open land overlooking Lake Champlain and Jay Peak. The main home has been extensively renovated with great attention to detail, including a major addition in 1987. With 3 outbuildings this property provides you with so many opportunities for hobbies (heated workshop), farming, horses (2-stall horse barn), woodworking, or whatever suites the lifestyle you desire. You will feel at "home" the moment you pull in the driveway and see this property. There's an extensive deck that wraps around the home with the majority of it covered and a large screened porch for enjoying your morning coffee and family gatherings while looking out onto Lake Champlain. Step in your front door and enjoy the sunlight den and view of the large backyard for gardening and play. The flow of this house is perfect for gatherings. The large kitchen steps into the expansive living room and dining room, with a home office, and bathroom on the first floor as well. Upstairs there are three large bedrooms, including a master bedroom ensuite and 2nd floor laundry. This home has so much unique character to see and fall in love with!

Leigh Horton , KW Vermont

5.21 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2448 SQ FT
 
$449,900
Vermont Horse Farm with Renovated Farmhouse

Westford, Chittenden County, Vermont


Over 20 rolling acres with views and pond. Well-maintained barn 70x32x2, lower level can easily fit 10-12 box stalls, plus tack/grain room and wash area. Upper-level plenty of room for hay and more stalls. Large run in across the back of the barn. Plenty of room for an outside or indoor arena.

Cindi Burns , Century 21 Jack Associates

20.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2560 SQ FT
 
$549,000
Custom 4 BR, 3 BA. home on 62 private acres- gorgeous 360 degree views

Barre (Town), Washington County, Vermont


Situated on 62 very private acres, this custom-built 4+ Br, 3 full bath home will delight even the most discriminating Buyer! Spectacular 360 degree views from this amazing hilltop location include the Orange Reservoir and Spruce Mtn. as well as near and distance mountain ranges. Just minutes to Barre (3.5 miles), Montpelier and I-89. There are several golf clubs, (one in Town), ski areas, Stowe and Burlington less than an hour away. When you are home... the serenity and privacy of the 2,000 foot elevation of this property affords, is like the rest of the world doesn't exist! Very reasonable property taxes for a property like this! More information and the full MLS listing (including photo virtual tour and other information) can be seen at NEREN.com - MLS#: 4642790.

Sheila Walther , Homestead Realty

62.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2652 SQ FT
 
$749,500
Unique Horse Property close to the Mountains and Upper Valley

Reading, Windsor County, Vermont


This charming, four bedroom home is close to ski mountains and the Upper Valley. Set in a beautiful rural town just 15 minutes south of Woodstock, VT, this unique property boasts gracious spacious rooms, wood floors through out, 5 Rumford fireplaces, 5.5 baths, an exceptional kitchen with family dining area, formal dining room, living room, family room, sitting room, office, laundry room, 2 car garage, attached 2.5 story post and beam barn, a 640 square foot studio/You Name It Space featuring a large picture window to view Keys Mountain, and an awesome, indoor heated pool (40'x20') with adjacent marble and Travertine steam-room. Step out from the pool onto a stone patio to enjoy a large flat lawn, gardens and fire-pit. House offers a highly efficient outdoor wood furnace and a propane furnace in the basement. Beautiful large maples shade the house, lots of yard to play or garden in, your choice of two brooks to relax by, plus a hay field with enough acreage for horses or other animals. Structural & Insulative Updates: *Outdoor Wood furnace purchased in 2011 ( 97 % efficient) *75% of all windows were replaced with low e windows - 17 Marvin replacement windows made of fiberglass = no maintenance * 60 % of roofs redone in 2011, 2014 and 2015 * Blown- in foam insulation to basement -2013 * Garage - barn restored in 2015-2016, with rebuilt stairway and replacement windows * 2.5 story Barn insulation added in 2015 & 2016 * Pool redone with new Gunite -finish and tiles

Luxury Properties , William Raveis

2.66 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
5.5 BATHROOMS
4000 SQ FT
 
$2,500,000
Cedar Grove Farm

Barnet, Caledonia County, Vermont


Welcome to Cedar Grove Farm. Established in 1835, this countryside retreat has been lovingly restored and expanded by its current owners. With Panoramic views of the charming village of Peacham, Vermont, in what is perhaps the best kept secret of the Northeast. Vermont's Northeast Kingdom is a secluded destination just a short drive from New York City, Boston, Canada, and Maine's dramatic shoreline. This 133 acre estate is the perfect balance of modern efficiency and historic craftsmanship. Upon entering the well appointed main house, one is greeted with the charm of this quintessential Vermont farmhouse. The large open kitchen and great room provide the perfect setting for entertaining friends and family. The exposed timber-frame, wide plank flooring, and expansive fireplaces overlook the meticulously manicured English Garden, and invite onlookers to wander through the courtyard into the orchards, organic gardens and seemingly endless trails. The expansive Gazebo overlooks the private beach and pond that so perfectly reflects images of the unspoiled Vermont countryside, passing clouds and original barn with round silo. Situated just a short distance from hundreds of lakes, ponds, cycling, walking, ski, and snowshoe trails, this region is home to many artists, authors, and a growing local food movement. Cedar Grove Farm may continue as a retreat for its new owners' sole use, or could easily be a destination for equestrians, organic gardeners, musicians or naturalists.

Luxury Properties , William Raveis

132.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3000 SQ FT
 
$285,000
Affordable northern Vermont equestrian farm with 3BR home on 10+ acres

Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont


Horse property? Gentleman's farm? Or just a great home with 10+ acres of beautiful, level land steps from Lake Champlain... Your choice. In addition to the 3-bedroom, 2 full bath home with a large living room, family room, dining room and kitchen, there's an 11-stall horse barn (36'x72') with both water and electricity. The rear of the stalls open to separate paddocks on both sides of the barn. You can use it for horses, animals of any kind, or just great storage. The tack room is heated and insulated. There's also another heated outbuilding that can be used for a business, storage, yard equipment, whatever. The 10.1 acres of land is mostly pasture and fields, so the animals can manicure it for you. There are pastoral views in every direction, and lots of privacy. The circular driveway is very inviting and very practical. This wonderful homestead is situated just a few minutes from downtown Swanton, very close to Lake Champlain fishing and boating, and is only 60 minutes to Burlington or Montreal. This mini-farm will make a wonderful home for you and your family.

John Nichols , Coldwell Banker Islands

10.10 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1904 SQ FT
 
$495,000
Beautiful Home, Beautiful Horse Property!

Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont


This wonderful Vermont property has so much to offer! At the end of a private road on 34.5+/- acres is this spacious home facing a beautiful mountain view. Horse Barn with 2 stalls and heated tack room, frost-free faucets and electricity by the pastures, plus a horse shelter and outbuildings for hay and equipment. House features living room with cathedral ceiling and stone fireplace with wood stove insert, kitchen with granite counter tops and cherry cabinets, formal dining room, first floor master suite with soaking tub and separate shower, finished lower level. Recreation and relaxation right in your back yard; stone patio with fire pit, above-ground pool, sauna, deck, porch, trails, and a very cool solar-powered tree house next to a swimming pond. Detached 2 car garage with room above, and close to LV Rail Trail!

Tim Scott , Tim Scott Real Estate

34.50 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4319 SQ FT
 
$415,000
End of the road privacy

Fletcher, Franklin County, Vermont


A charming Timber frame home situated at the end of the road on just over 33 acres of land... Privacy is yours in this home. While away the hours on your porch overlooking the fields and barn and riding ring... The property includes a 5 stall barn with a heated tack room, a swimming pond, riding ring, fenced pasture, a sugar house, garage/workshop and it's a dream come true... Please call ShowingTime 800-746-9464 to set up an appointment.

Kathy Holmes , Keller Williams Realty GMP

33.70 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1872 SQ FT
 
$875,000
Horse owner's dream come true..

Milton, Chittenden County, Vermont


42 acres includes a separate, fully approved 22 acre lot. Every detail has been well thought out, from the orientation of the home to take in the views, to the layout of the barn, fields, arenas, water lines and proximity to the Veterinarian.. Too many details to list in this small space. See the attached feature sheet for additional details. Can be purchased with just 20 acres for $735,000.

Kathy Holmes , Keller Williams Realty GMP

42.12 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2300 SQ FT

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