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: Montpelier
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
  • St. Johnsbury: 7,604
  • Winooski: 6,353
  • Newport: 5,207
 
$247,900
Horse farm with Dog Training Facility & Kennel on 55.5 Acres

Hardwick, Caledonia County, Vermont


Attention horse and animal lovers: if you are thinking of homesteading or micro-farming this is the perfect home for you. This property has all that you need, with 55.50 acres of pristine VT land designed to make you self sufficient. Plenty of open hay fields and two ponds, one of which is stream fed. There is some acreage with a cedar forest. It boasts a 4-stall horse barn with hay storage overhead, tack room and wash station. It features an indoor dog training facility and heated and air-conditioned kennel. You can also sit on the screened in porch and admire the magnificent mountain views. The property is in current use.

Rosemary Gingue , Begin Realty Associates

55.50 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3356 SQ FT
 
$449,000
Horse Property, Beautiful Views, 10 Stall Horse Barn, Standardbred Race Track

Randolph, Orange County, Vermont


https://www.neren.com/listing/534-Bedor-Rd/5cffb407e323549dd1db0816 Come check out your next horse farm or hobby farm! Situated on a spacious 95 acres with a 10 stall horse barn waiting to be utilized to its potential. The custom built house has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms overlooking the gorgeous mountains, flowing pasture, and private pond. The home includes tasteful features such as a stone fireplace, a custom kitchen, and both stone/slate and hardwood flooring throughout. The full unfinished basement has tons of room for storage or extra living space if desired. The property has a one half mile training track used for standardbred race horses, a large out-building currently used as a shop, and a storage barn with plenty of room for hay and equipment. Some of the lot features wooded acres with pleasant hiking and riding trails and a stream. The property has wildlife siting opportunities as well! Tons of space for all your hobbies and animals!

Bailey Russell , Rural Vermont Real Estate, Inc.

90.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2000 SQ FT
 
$1,279,000
Equestrian Estate on 75 acres with 8 - Stall barn with caretaker apartment above

Waitsfield, Washington County, Vermont


Incredible 75 acre equestrian estate with a mix of open meadow and conserved forest land that is home to a diverse wildlife habitat. Wide open views of the Green Mountains to the west, and wonderful exposure for the solar array. The property consists of a 2-bedroom main house, two car garage with accessory apartment above, an 8 stall horse barn with apartment above, a swimming pond, and a wonderful mix of open pasture and wooded forest. All three residences have cozy & efficient radiant heat, and offer incredible views. The horse barn consists of 8 stalls, tack room with washer/dryer and sink, and a washing bay. The 4 rear stalls are currently set up as two run-in sheds. Long-term tenants in garage apartment and barn apartment would be happy to stay and provide $2,375/month combined rental income.

Erik Reisner , Mad River Valley Real Estate

75.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
4108 SQ FT
 
$217,000
Gorgeous 57.15 acres on Walden Hill!

Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont


One of a kind land parcel with open sweeping fields of clover mixed with timothy. A mixed stand of woodland with mostly maple here last harvested in approx. 2006. Trails thru woods. Power is along the entire length of road frontage. Land consists of two lots-one is 3 acres with permitted conventional septic for a 3 bedroom house,driveway and house site already in place. The second lot is open field predominantly with woodland along the rear boundary. Build on the 3 acre parcel and keep the land for agricultural use, horses, etc. Enjoy your own woodlot to harvest firewood or tap for small maple production. Potential exists to subdivide and develop. Lovely setting with majestic mountain views of the Presidential range adjacent to land and from several locations in the surrounding neighborhood. Road is town maintained year round and has moderate travel to those living in the neighborhood. Land is in the Current Use Program. So close to all Danville has to offer, easy distance to St. Johnsbury and access to I-91.

Beth Harrington McCullough , Harrington Realty

57.15 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$325,000
Horse property with covered arena and nicely renovated home on 12.2 acres

Springfield, Windsor County, Vermont


Nicely renovated home with horse barn and 100' x 65' covered arena with lights on 12.2 acres of land with a beautiful pond in Springfield, Vermont. Also, includes run in shed, storage for 100 bales of hay and farm implements. This home offers a cozy kitchen with deck to the lovely private back yard which overlooks fenced pastures. Mud room entry, open dining & living room, office, tv room and beautiful fireplace room. The second floor adorned with lovely wood floors holds the spacious light filled master & 2 bedrooms as well as a bath and landing area all with nice built ins for storage.

Paula Waters , Dark Horse Realty & Property Services

12.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2000 SQ FT
 
$825,000
Small Horse Farm on 366 Acres of Trails

Jamaica, Windham County, Vermont


Located on 366 wooded acres in the Green Mountains with views of nearby Stratton Mountain and convenient to Stratton and the Mount Snow Ski Areas, this property is an outdoor person’s paradise. 3+ miles of riding and hiking trails that lead to the Jamaica State Park and Hamilton Falls. You even have your own Mountain in the backyard with views of the Green Mountains.

Louis Bruso Jr

366.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3505 SQ FT
 
$1,100,000
Luxurious Home with Indoor Arena in Colchester Vermont

Colchester, Chittenden County, Vermont


Come see this spectacular property with a country feel yet close to all amenities. Walk into the front foyer with 18' ceilings, wake up each morning to beautiful views and fall asleep to the tranquil sounds of nature. This property includes part of the neighboring berry farm so you will have unlimited access to berries and apples right in your back yard! The large beautiful blue stone patio with a fire pit overlooks the heated 20'x40' pool...enjoy a hot tub before your swim. This elegant house, with a beautifully flowing floor plan, granite tile and counter tops, sycamore wood floors all imported from Asia, is perfect for entertaining large gatherings of family and friends. Most of the house has been freshly painted and has all new carpeting upstairs. Set on 10.10 acres with an additional 1/3 share in the adjoining 50+/- acres gives you plenty of privacy and room to roam. A large 80x100 indoor riding arena with 9 stalls also includes a large heated workshop. An outdoor arena, row shed, white pvc fenced paddocks and a charming pond makes this property open to endless agricultural possibilities. What makes this property unique? .....It's all located within 12 minutes to the UVM medical center and downtown Burlington!

Diane Armstrong , FOUR SEASONS SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

10.10 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4615 SQ FT
 
$1,050,000
Magical 54 acres with two barns and several open meadows

Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont


Magical 54 Acres with views from every window of a nearby birch grove, stone walls, apple trees and distant mountains. With two barns and several open meadows the house sits at the end of a town maintained road and offers total privacy and splendor. Acres of manicured, magnificent open meadows. Two healthy Fiords lived happily here!

Susan Green , Coldwell Banker Lifestyles

54.50 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
5000 SQ FT
 
$349,000
Central Vermont horse property with indoor riding arena, barns and home!

Randolph, Orange County, Vermont


Opportunities abound! Rough Terrain Farm. Currently home of the Vermont Technical College Equine Studies program with income producing lease in place. This property offers so much for the horse enthusiast with a 146' x 82' arena that has attached 14 stall horse stable with heated tack and meeting rooms. A well maintained 3 bedroom manufactured home boasting over 2,052' of living space including a rental apartment with separate entrance all on 5 acres of land. Beyond the home is another well-built 20' x 51' barn with 5 stalls, tack room, storage room that leads out into a fenced garden area. Fencing and paddocks surround the grounds with quiet country views.

Eric Kenyon , Dunrovin Real Estate

5.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2052 SQ FT
 
$599,000
Hemlock Ridge Farm

Town of Rockingham, Windham County, Vermont


Welcome to "Hemlock Ridge Farm", located in the Parker Hill Rural Historic District. Like many New England farms, Hemlock Ridge's story is an evolving one. Constructed circa 1780, it was The Vermont Turkey Farm in the 1930's. Now it is a magical horse property with 10 acres of open field, 36x36 horse barn with four stalls, heated tack room with hot & cold running water and a sand dressage arena. The farmhouse itself was renovated by the current owners with an eye toward energy efficiency. A Buderus high efficiency low emission boiler,a Rheem Marathon elec. hot water tank are a few examples of this work.A whole house energy audit was done and insulation was added everywhere A solar array supplies all of the electricity. A covered front porch built with Cumeru wood was created. Entering the large slate tiled mudroom one sees lots of storage for coats and farm gear. The first floor master en suite was designed with a spacious sunny sitting room, and a large soaking tub and walk in shower. The kitchen has tons of pantry storage and VT soapstone counter tops and a very special hand painted mural by a local artist. The Living room/dining room is flooded with natural light. The fireplace has a Jotul wood stove installed and is capable of heating the entire home. A screened in porch is where you will spend the summer! The property boasts dozens of high bush blueberries, raspberries, pears and apples. Gardens galore,vegetable and perennial.All this and a view.

Thom Dahlin , Berkley & Veller Greenwood Country

43.91 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2130 SQ FT

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