Addison County, Vermont
Addison County emulates what Vermont is all about! Located in the Champlain Valley and extending into the Green Mountains, Addison County offers her residents a variety of landscapes and activities! Because of the proximity to Lake Champlain, this part of the state was settled in the early 18th century and many of the grand architecture of the period still dots the cities, towns and villages. The combination of these historic buildings and the green majestic surroundings offer a blend that is rarely found elsewhere.
As Addison County sits on the central western border of the state, its proximity to larger metropolitan areas is ideal. Combine that with the changing seasons, fertile fields and activity-filled mountains, Addison County residents have it all. When you live in this rural yet lively area, you realize just how much is offered around you.
Vermont Lakeside Living
Addison County boasts some of the best shoreline of Lake Champlain! And on that shore we have the prestigious Basin Harbor Club and Resort with its 18-hole golf course as well as the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, a hands-on, interactive hot spot for the young and old. The lake provides much recreation and activity to residents and visitors alike.
The county also has one of the leading private higher educational institutions in the nation, Middlebury College. This private liberal arts school attracts people worldwide. The campus is located in Middlebury, Addison County.s largest town and the county seat. Diversity is evident and provides a well-rounded multicultural atmosphere.
Rural Vermont Living
If one prefers to reside in a more rural setting than our villages, towns and cities provide, there are plenty of places in the Green Mountains to nestle in. You will find that even then, getting to .civilization. is still only minutes, not hours away. These mountains are filled with clean rivers, aromatic evergreens and views all the way to the Adirondack Mountains of New York! You will find yourself near major ski areas, both downhill and cross-country, as well as hiking trails that will take you the entire length of the country!
Take a deep breath and open your eyes wide. You will find yourself smelling some of the cleanest air and looking at some of the most majestic views New England and Vermont have to offer! Whether you choose to live in the valley or in the mountains, both offer their own benefits. Addison County is a great place to reconnect with nature, grow your own vegetables, gather your own farm fresh eggs while at the same time experiencing cultural arts and entertainment.
Addison County offers:
Vibrant Downtowns, Opera House, Town Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Museums, Hospital, Robert Frost Interpretive Trail, Indoor Skating Arenas, Fitness Centers, Movie Theater, Festivals, Parades, Locally-Owned Shops, Chain Stores, Breweries, Wineries, Fine Restaurants, and much more!
Location, location, location, that's what Addison County is about. For easy living and easy access to the big cities, choose Addison County as your next home. We welcome you!
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