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.
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 ‘Queen City’, Burlington, VT is the largest city in Vermont, home to the University of Vermont, the Burlington Marketplace on Church Street and the nationally recognized Bikepath. Fantastic Burlington waterfront real estate, condo conversions in the heart of Downtown and the Old North End and Burlington Hill Section homes are all within the urban district. The Flynn Theater, Church Street Marketplace, UVM and the dazzling Burlington Waterfront add to the city’s charm.
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.
Surrounding Burlington to the east and south, South Burlington offers it all – condos, new construction, waterfront homes including Queen City Park, and affordable neighborhoods. Many of Vermont’s new condo projects are located here, as well as beautiful Lakefront and lakeview homes. The second largest city in the State is also home to the Burlington International Airport.
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.
Home to a major IBM facility since 1957, Essex Junction and the Town of Essex also host the Champlain Valley Fair annually. Well maintained vintage village neighborhoods mix with the many newer homes in Essex town – each with their own municipal services. Here you’ll find Essex Jct homes for sale along with the open land and mountain views of Essex.
The town of Colchester goes on forever it seems – almost 60 square miles of it, including 22 square miles of water! Malletts Bay waterfront homes and camps enjoy spectacular Lake Champlain sunsets, nearby St. Michaels College sits just beyond the Burlington downtown and next to rejuvenating Winooski, and the annual Lake Champlain Fishing Derby attracted over 6000 fishermen in 2009!
The retail hub of the State, Williston includes the unincorporated Village and has been one of the fastest growing towns in Vermont. The Tafts Corner area is ground zero for national retailers, and the town has encouraged smart growth in condos, homes and carriage homes nearby. Beautiful hill neighborhoods offer executive Williston homes with lake and mountain views.
The crown jewels of The Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms and The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory keep this town on the map. Beautiful Shelburne lakefront homes on Shelburne Bay attest to the fact that almost half of the town comprises of water – 21 square miles of it. This is a Vermont lakefront community! The Lake Champlain Transportation Company established it’s shipyard at what is now the Shelburne Shipyard.