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5 Homes in Some of Vermont's Best Neighborhoods for Families

Mar 12, 2018 03:51PM ● By Erin Frisch
If you've ever visited Vermont you know all about its charm. If you already live in Vermont you know how special it is. With wonderful winter wonderlands and gorgeous summer greenery, there is so much this tiny state offers.

Ranging from larger cities like Burlington, Vermont all the way to the small town of Norwich, Vermont, here are some homes in great areas to plant your roots.

Burlington, Vermont

25 Alexis Dr, Burlington, VT 05408


This 2850 square foot single family home has 4 bedrooms and 3.0 bathrooms. It is located at 25 Alexis Dr. Burlington, Vermont. This home is bright, warm and inviting. The flow of the house is great with private beach access and Burlington bike path steps from this home.

Woodstock, Vermont

418 Fletcher Hill Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091


This spectacular contemporary log home on over 7+ acres with gorgeous long range mountain views is the ideal vacation retreat or primary home. Tranquil South Woodstock location just minutes away from Woodstock Village, GMHA, and the Killington Skyship. Wonderful floor plan perfect for entertaining, beautiful birch floors and loads of light throughout. Enjoy relaxing in the Great Room with the handsome stone hearth and warm up next to the new Pellet Stove. Cook a fabulous meal in the open gourmet country kitchen with enough dining space for large family/friend gatherings. Luxurious master suite with wonderful jetted tub and separate sitting room. Two guest rooms one with built-in office space. Sit back and chill on the sunporch and soak in the mountain view or get some sun on the wrap around porch. Huge walk out lower level with recreation space and infrared sauna. 2 car oversized garage with 220 hooks up and 5,000 HP generator.

Norwich, Vermont

200 Barbara Lee Ln, Norwich, VT 05055



Private, efficient, and filled with light, 200 Barbara Lee Lane is the epitome of 21st Century Vermont home construction. Built by its current owner to the highest standards, the Douglas fir post and beam construction blends interior and exterior spaces seamlessly. The main floor is highlighted by a massive stone fireplace which adds rich contrast to the exposed beams and hand-crafted cabinetry. Large windows and doors flood the main floor with light. There is a main floor master suite with a vaulted ceiling, skylights, and a walk-in closet. The second floor has 3 generous bedrooms and 2 baths, and the third floor bonus space is beautifully finished and could be a yoga studio, home office, or play space. Built with high quality ???green??? materials, low VOC paint, and solar hot water, this home was thoughtfully constructed to have a reduced carbon footprint. Magnificent stonework, lovely gardens, and a private yard allow for the enjoyment of this Vermont oasis in all seasons. Sited on 28+ private acres just 8 minutes to Norwich Village and 12 to the Hanover Green, this property offers true privacy with access to all of the education, activities, and culture the area is famous for. Come have a look! 

Brattleboro, Vermont

21 Deacon Pl, Brattleboro, VT 05301


Built in 1929, by Allethaire Chase Estey, the widow of J. Harry Estey of the Estey Organ Company, 21 Deacon Place is one of Brattleboro's most significant homes in an unparalleled setting. A classic Colonial Revival style home, it offers that rare combination of walking access to downtown Brattleboro, while being privately sited overlooking the West River and Retreat Meadows and bordering the Hogle Wildlife Sanctuary. The home's high-quality features abound: quarter-sawn oak floors, crown moldings, plaster walls a spacious central hall with impressive staircase flanked by a paneled formal dining room and the refined living room with fireplace and adjoining den overlooking the water views. The layout, size and scale of the rooms and the practical floor plan provide comfortable useful spaces. The landscaped grounds feature both natural plantings as well as more formal gardens and offer extensive illuminated walkways, a metal perimeter fence and in-ground pool. Extensive renovation, restoration and improvement has been accomplished by the current owners since 1993.

Quechee, Vermont

197 River St, Quechee, VT 05059


Enjoy a river bend view from your waterfront home, AND WALK to skiing, golf, tennis, swimming, grocery & cafe, fine dining, and school. Open space plan for living, dining, and kitchen. Three levels for privacy, with beds/baths on each. Highlights: Full-floor master suite, with office. Light galore. Energy star certified by Efficiency VT. Pergola and deck, with front row seat for village fireworks. Brazilian cherry floors. Ample closets/storage space for golf cart, skis, plus. 12-16 minutes drive to Woodstock, Dartmouth College, airport, and interstate to Boston or NYC. Rare non-QLLA in Quechee village, with a membership option available. A serene retreat with spectacular sunset view, yet close to amenities and activities.

Information and photos courtesy of Zillow.

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