Looking to build your own dream home, a green home, an off the grid home, or …….? Vermont land here in the Burlington area offers such a wide variety of types as to defy description. From 3 acre parcels with utilities and water ready for your builders blueprint, to 40 acres of raw land with your own hilltop, woods, stream and maybe a stone wall or two! Dreams start here. Chittenden County has many vacant land properties to call home.
Any Burlington Vermont real estate discussion has to include rental property investments. We are a college town, with close to 20,000 students in just the 3 major universities and colleges alone – and those students need places to live. If you are interested in investing in rental property, Burlington investment property can be an excellent addition to anyone’s portfolio. Chittenden County has many multi-family properties.
We are the Green Mountain State after all, and we’re surrounded by the Green Mountains to the east, and the spectacular Adirondack Mountains to the west over Lake Champlain. Not every home has a view of these inspiring ranges, but here you’ll find those that take advantage of what nature has left us over the eons! Chittenden County has many mountain view homes.
The ‘West Coast of New England’ it’s been called, and you’ll be hard pressed to find more stunning vistas anywhere. From the Burlington lakefront, to Charlotte farmsteads overlooking the southern lake, to Colchester’s Malletts Bay summer camps, the lakefront and lake views in our corner of Vermont rival any others. See what it’s all about. Chittendon County has many lakefront homes.
In northwestern Vermont, you can be minutes away from the vibrant Church Street Marketplace, the Hospital or University of Vermont and own your Vermont home with views, acreage, a horse property, gentleman’s farm or just your own ‘back 40’! Woods, open land, tucked away in the foothills or a couple acres on a hillside with other similar homesites – what’s your pleasure? You’ll find it here. Chittendon County has many homes with at least 1 acre of land.
Noted for the rare 16 sided meeting house, the Round Church built in 1812-1813, the Winooski riverfront farms on the flats, and the skiing Cochran family and their local, legendary, Olympic medal producing ski mountain! Serene and pastoral, Richmond offers an easy commute to the counties major employers, mountain views in every direction, and some acreage to spread out!
Similar to Jericho, there are two distinct village ‘centers’ and even two elementary schools – Underhill Central, and Underhill Independent Elementary, or Underhill I.D. The eastern edge of the county, Underhill sits at the base of Mount Mansfield, and offers access via hiking trails up the famed highest mountain in the State. Underhill horse property is common, plus homes with mountain views.
The town includes the Jericho Corners village area on Route 15 near Joe’s Snack Bar of local fame, and the Jericho Center where you’ll find the Vermont Country Store – Vermont’s oldest continuously run general store. Local resident and photographer Snowflake Bentley (1865-1931), would love the many well preserved old Vermont farmhouses here, and the many Vermont mountain view homes here as well.
A gorgeous slice of Vermont, Charlotte includes Vermont’s first and most visited State Park – Mount Philo. Rolling hills alongside the Charlotte lakefront homes, flank the working farms, and many acres have been protected from future over development by Land Trusts. The single family home is the norm in this town, and the Charlotte General Store still occupies the historic four corners, on the way to the Charlotte Ferry to New York.