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
 
$350,000
Built in 1835 Rambling Farm House with 50 Acres, large barn and outbuildings

Newbury, Orange County, Vermont


Large Barn 2828 sf open space with hayloft, outbuildings for equipment, 50 Acres divided equally between pasture/field and woodland. Peach Brook running a good length of the pasture and tillage.

Stanley Davis , Davis Realty of NH & VT, Inc.

50.00 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
1 BATHROOMS
2191 SQ FT
 
$489,000
The Stoneleigh Circa 1850 set on 10+ acres

Randolph, Orange County, Vermont


This is your opportunity to own a true historic Vermont gem. The Stoneleigh circa 1850 home is situated on a lovely 10 plus acre lot that overlooks and abuts the Montague Golf Course. This spacious home has plenty of room for family and friends to enjoy. There is potential rental income with a 1 bedroom apartment located in the detached 3 bay garage/barn. This property also offers the opportunity to have your own horse farm with a large fenced-in area. This attractive home features a striking wrap around, covered porch with a stone façade. Enjoy your morning coffee on the stone patio overlooking the golf course and distant mountain views. This rare and unique property is a must see. Walking distance to the golf course, close proximity to skiing and seconds to I89.

Luxury Properties , William Raveis

10.06 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
4444 SQ FT
 
$725,000
Hobby Horse Ranch 20 Minutes From Burlington

Charlotte, Chittenden County, Vermont


Wonderful 31.4 acre property, with a modern energy efficient home and barn. Secluded country setting next to Mt. Philo, yet just 20 minutes from Burlington. The property and barn allows for numerous agricultural and livestock uses. Currently being used to board horses. The 3 bedroom, 3 bath home was built in 2011 and placed at the rear of the property maximize privacy and southern exposure. The property features an open floor plan with 14 foot high ceiling throughout, hardwood floors and floor to ceiling windows that fill the space with warn natural light. The kitchen is spacious, offering plenty of counter space, stainless steel appliances which includes a dual fuel gas range, electric oven and vented hood fan. The master bedroom is roomy, with plenty of space and a cozy bath with claw foot tub. The two remaining bedrooms, office and additional full bath are located on another level offering additional privacy. 26 or the 31.4 acres are enrolled in VT current use program, which significantly reduces annual property taxes. Property also features a 10 Kilowatt Solar Panel integrated into the GMP grid which generates enough electricity to cover all electric costs and also provide an annual income of approximately $1,500 to $2,000 a year. In addition their are two additional sites approved for another barn and riding arena. Approved septic design for a 4th bedroom.

Ted Liamos , Liamos Real Estate LLC

31.40 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2418 SQ FT
 
$395,000
Over 95 acres with spectacular views!

Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont


Shangri-la, 95.6 very private acres of meadow and woodland with 1910 farm and guest house, both in need of renovation. Spectacular western views.

Ann Greenwood , Alton & Westall Real Estate Agency, LLC

95.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3148 SQ FT
 
$600,000
Horse property with wedding barn & handicap accessible wing

Waterford, Caledonia County, Vermont


Pretty Country Location! Updated farmhouse built around the 1900's. The possibilities are endless for your dream come true Vermont estate with lovely view, and excellent graded school and choice for high school. You can't find a homestead like this one, right here in the Northeast Kingdom!

Rosemary Gingue , Begin Realty Associates

27.24 ACRES
11 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
4197 SQ FT
 
$835,000
Beautiful and Functional- A Delightful Horse Home

Cambridge, Lamoille County, Vermont


Make Vermont your own at this Jeffersonville estate. Set on 59.5+/- acres this property boasts views towards Mansfield and Smugglers Notch over its sprawling lawns and fenced in fields. A perfect property for a pet lover, hobby farmer, or horse enthusiast, a large beautiful and functional 4 stall barn and several fenced in pastures offer plenty of potential for whatever use you prefer. The beautiful and functional barn is fully matted, has a wash stall, heated tack room, and separate utilities from the main home. There is much to love about this home beyond the oversized windows throughout the living areas taking in the mountain views… This Milford Cushman designed 3 bedroom, 3 bath 4,136 +/- square foot home boasts radiant heating in the main floor master, an infinity pool in the full basement, an in-law suite above the attached two car garage(1 of 3 bedrooms), oversized wrap-around deck for entertaining, library, indoor elevator for ease of access and a large main floor master suite. Beyond its more practical features, the living spaces are adorned with craftsman quality finishes and details. Dog lovers rejoice, beyond the extensive fenced in play areas, the area off the basement, under the deck is low maintenance pet turf. An impressive residence in an amazing location, come see it today!

Andrew Gillespie , Pall Spera Company Realtors

59.50 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
4136 SQ FT
 
$540,000
Grey Flannel Farm: Combining the Old and the New

Roxbury, Washington County, Vermont


The newer barn is a 40x40 with 4 stalls, sky lights and covered porches. The second barn is a bit smaller with 4 stalls and capacity to hold 400 bales of hay, both barns have water, power and rubber mats. Large driveway with room for trailer.

Sherri McPhetres , Vermont Heritage Real Estate

14.80 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4166 SQ FT
 
$379,900
Immaculate Cape on 27 Acres

Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont


Price below the town assessed value of $410,600 - this immaculate home with a pretty view is in a country location and is a easy commute to town. House features wood floors, kitchen with granite counter tops, living room with stone hearth and wood stove, first floor master suite with double walk in closets and private bath with soaking tub and separate shower. Formal dining room with doors leading out to the yard overlooking the view. Rear deck and above ground pool with privacy fence. Attached 2 car garage plus a detached 3 car garage with a bonus room and storage above. 24 x 24 barn, open and wooded land - all on 27+/- acres!

Tim Scott , Tim Scott Real Estate

27.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2400 SQ FT
 
$825,000
Somers Hill

Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont


The quintessential Vermont property that you'll love to come home to; it's just that simple! Stylish beauty married with country charm, this home exudes warmth and cheer. This house is a perfect place to entertain friends and family, or to quietly escape to your mountain retreat. From the thoughtfully designed kitchen to the expansive Great Room with exposed hand-hewn beams and commanding hearth, to the generous-sized library with its own fireplace, this house has a natural flow. And yet, there are secluded spaces for quieter pleasures! Dinner el fresco? Float out to the bluestone patio beyond the French doors. Chilly winter morning? Cozy up in the breakfast nook with gas fireplace for instant toasty warmth. Situated in the heart of horse country with log roads and trails throughout the 30+ acres, one can imagine equestrian pursuits! Just 3 miles from the Woodstock Village Green, you will be close to ski areas, restaurants, boutiques, golf courses and the athletic center as well as Green Mountain Horse Association. Come home to Vermont!

Luxury Properties , William Raveis

31.90 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3050 SQ FT
 
$529,000
38 acres, 2 homes, pond, and waiting for the perfect buyer!

Panton, Addison County, Vermont


Design your dream property on 38 acres with a 1 acre pond, a contemporary 2 bedroom open floor plan, one level living with 3 porches overlooking the meadow and the pond. A second 2 story home pays the property taxes or would be a great caretakers' home. Just a few miles from Lake Champlain, Basin Harbor Club Resort, 30 miles to Burlington and all its amenities. If you are a Middlebury College graduate and want to return to your roots, this property is just 20 minutes away.

Lynn Donnelly , Century 21 Jack Associates

38.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2100 SQ FT

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