When you think of Vermont, you probably think of the Green Mountains, pristine lakes, wildlife, pastures, farms, and campgrounds. You may not think of multi-million dollar mansions and estates, but they are there if you know where to look. And it is no wonder since the Green Mountain State has long been a haven for famous writers and actors. Check out the homes of your dreams with these 10 fabulously lavish estates and mansions in Vermont!
This $11.25 million contemporary and classic four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom family home is nestled in the woods and abutted to permanent wetlands. Featuring modern construction and technology, the main house was built in 2010, and it is warm and inviting with plenty of light. Features include energy-saving SIP wall construction, solar thermal hot water, solar PV panels, on-demand water heaters, clay plaster walls, updated geothermal HVAC system, and a living/vegetative roof.
Designed to capture water views from every major room, the $4.26 million Ondine estate is an octagon comprised of wood and stone and wrought iron, high vaulted ceilings. The main building features a fieldstone fireplace, a stone and tiled master bathroom, and large decks, including an enclosed rear porch. The cherry and marbled-lined kitchen also feature Subzero and Wolf appliances, and there is a fully finished walkout basement as well as central air throughout.
The $9.25 million modern single-family dwelling sits on over 200 acres of Vermont countryside that is minutes from the village of Woodstock and not far from Dartmouth College, either. The main residence was built in 2008 and offers a 152-foot elongated gable house made with massive end walls comprised of Lake Champlain bedrock. Cedar cladding comprises the roof, and side walls and the natural beauty of the landscape is complemented by the home's architectural design and the deep, spring-fed swimming pond.
Included in this almost $4.45 million, 9,000-square-foot home built in 1991 are five bedrooms, a great room overlooking Stowe Valley and Mt. Mansfield. In addition, you will find a professional home theater, wine cellar, five fireplaces, a screened-in porch, and much more. Sitting on almost six acres, this mountain estate offers four full baths and two half baths, a hand-crafted spiral staircase, a modern kitchen with porch access, and majestic views of Mount Mansfield.
The 468-acre, $6.9 million Birch Tree Farm estate promotes family recreation and reclusive living. Offering privacy and a vast array of outside activities, the five-bedroom main lodge boasts a generous open floor plan, modern kitchen, and a great room featuring a grand floor-to-ceiling fieldstone fireplace. Tall picture windows frame the Ottauquechee River Valley from every angle, and an expansive deck overlooks a stocked pond, apple orchard, and a pastoral meadow.
Spruce Peak is part of elite home ownership at Stowe Mountain Resort. Offering ski-in & ski-out access, and access to the Alpine Village, the Adventure Center, the skating rink, and the community pool, you get free access to the shopping area and the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center as wall all within walking distance. The 4,500-square-foot floor plan is divided into three levels, and each offers majestic mountain views, while the first offers walk-out access to ski trails. This space is going for $4.85 million.
The $5.8 million Snowy Pond Estate offers picturesque mountain and valley views, and the Adirondack-style single-family home is completely shrouded by the Green Mountain National Forest. Also, with a six-acre pond built by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, there are ample outdoor activities to enjoy. Altogether, the property includes a main residence, carriage house, authentic Michigan log home, two bedroom guest house, custom steel storage garage, and post & beam barn.
The $4.9 million Eastaway Estate sits on 128 acres tucked in the Green Mountains. At an elevation of 1,400 feet, the main building and guest house boast contemporary mahogany ceilings and marble floors. The floor-to-ceiling windows and exterior decks and terraces lend majestic mountain views. What is more, this single-family home offers over 9,000 square-feet, with eight bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, seven fireplaces, two wine cellars, a tasting room, and garages for eight cars.
On Wing's Bay, this $5.2 million 58-acre waterfront property offers peace, solitude, and tranquility. It is nestled on the shore of Lake Champlain with over 400 feet of lake frontage and abuts protected lands. The main house was constructed in 1990 and consists of over 8,000 square-feet that overlook the mountains and bay. Features of the home include five bedrooms, seven baths, an updated chef's kitchen, numerous porches, a three-car attached garage, and a three-story barn.
Pheasant Hill is one of only seven estates located in an exclusive community known as Pheasant Hill Farm. Overlooking Lake Champlain, this $4.975 million Adirondack-shingle three-bedroom residence was constructed in 2003. Featuring an expansive great room just off the main entrance, the first floor offers a master suite and guest quarters at opposite ends of the home. Amenities include 160 acres of protected common land, almost 3,000 feet of shoreline, three west-facing stone beaches, a trout pond, and mooring rights.