A Tale of Two Vastly Different Vermont Listings
It’s been said that Vermont is for lovers, and the sentiment never rings truer than when the leaves turn and the state’s landscape embraces its warm annual collage of red and yellow trees. Indeed, as it grows more and more autumnal out there, the mind wanders easily to the idea of long walks through vibrant color followed by a breakfast sweetened with freshly-tapped maple syrup.
Accompanying this fantasy, might be a home to return to. And two Vermont listings with Christie’s International Real Estate offer beautiful ideas of what that could look like. On Lake Champlain, a traditional shingle-style house known as Keeler Bay is asking $1.795 million. For tastes that run more contemporary, Vista House up in the mountains recently listed for $2.495 million, and has already gone under contract.
It’s a tale of two listings, vastly different but both embracing the most of their serene surroundings and clearly enticing for buyers.
Keeler Bay, nestled as it is on the lake with a wraparound porch that nearly kisses the shoreline, is quintessential Vermont. Spanning 4,000 square feet of master craftmanship (artisanal wood graces most surfaces), with 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, the home feels remote and peaceful despite lying a mere 25 minutes from downtown Burlington. A dock crawls out onto the water, and the Adirondack Mountains are visible just beyond. Wade Weathers Jr. and Averill Cook have the listing.
Though it is newly under contract, you never know what might happen in real estate these days. So, keep your eye on the striking Vista House, the result of Birdseye Design’s vision. Tucked in Waterbury, it stands less concerned with blending into its surroundings than complementing them. With rich red cedar siding, the circa-2019 contemporary cuts a striking silhouette from its 12-acre perch, which enjoys 180-degree views of the Green Mountains. The 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom estate’s centerpiece counts 4,700 square feet, with open and light-filled spaces as tranquil as the ever-present natural beauty around them. Wade Weathers Jr. and Meg Kauffman hold the pending listing.