Winter is alive and well with great early season snow. Is there a better winter activity during the holiday season than skiing with family and friends?
Here are just a few of our LandVest listings that offer great options for ski buffs and outdoor enthusiasts:
Marshfield, VT | $2,900,000
The owners of Beaver Brook Farm open up their property during the winter months so family and friends can enjoy cross-country skiing during their tenure of ownership. State-of-the-art grooming equipment, a detailed trail map, and 21.5 kilometers of meticulously groomed trails for all skier types make the experience at Beaver Brook Farm difficult to rival in a private location.
Warren, VT | $1,750,000
Located only minutes from two of Vermont’s most popular ski areas, Sugarbush and Mad River Glen, Wakanta means “Mountain Spirit”– aptly named, for it captures the essence of this property. Set on a hillside on 44+/- private acres, Wakanta is surrounded by stunning mountain vistas. It is a great place to relax after a day on the slopes.
Henniker, NH | $1,150,000
Located directly across the valley from Pats Peak Ski Area, this 2006 Adirondack-style home sits on 49 hilltop acres with sweeping views. After a day on the slopes, sit by the soaring stone fireplace set against a warm timber frame and wide oak flooring or enjoy the steam shower and soaking tub in the master suite.
Hancock, NH | $675,000
Nothing like the warmth of a log home in the winter with a blazing fireplace. Located less than 10 minutes from Crotched Mountain Ski Area, Six Tree House is nestled on 15.2 acres with views of Mt. Monadnock. Crafted from century old hand-hewn logs, this five-bedroom home conjures images of the “grand camps” in the Adirondacks.
In the Adirondacks | Wilmington and Jay, NY | $7,950,000
In the good old days, the Adirondacks were home to dozens of great ski areas that thrived throughout this magnificent park. One of the most popular was Paleface Mountain which is featured in a recently published book “Lost Ski Areas of the Northern Adirondacks”. Paleface Mountain was bought as a family compound years ago. The family closed the ski area and meticulously renovated the lodge into a living compound with lodging, exercise, commercial kitchen, and office facilities while building a 10,000-square-foot home on top of Bassett Mountain and improving the 1000 acres of land with trails and outposts. This property, with its proximity to Whiteface Mountain and Lake Placid, is a unique opportunity to own a once beloved ski area and now a world class retreat property.
Londonderry, VT | $1,675,000
Just 6 miles from Bromley Ski Area, Glengair is an exceptional family retreat with 70 acres at the end of a country lane including a pond, trails, and 1300 feet of frontage on the West River. The expanded brick farmhouse is a perfect gathering spot with a 45-foot great room and large country kitchen, plus a three-bedroom cottage, pond cabin, and a two-bedroom guest house.
Andover, VT | $1,200,000
This classic Vermont country property on 90+/- acres is just 10 miles from Okemo Mountain Resort and abuts 300 acres of protected land. The 3,825-square-foot house with 5 bedrooms and 3+ fireplaces has plenty of room for friends and family. And just above the pond is a sauna, perfect after a day of skiing.
Woodstock, VT | $1,395,000
Spectacular views of the Green Mountains and Killington Mountain dominate the landscape at Maplecrest Farm. Just 4 miles from the village of Woodstock, the farm, which includes two guest houses in addition to the 3-bedroom main house, is also just 15 minutes to Suicide Six Ski Area in South Pomfret.
Pomfret, VT | $2,725,000
Just down the road from Suicide Six ski area is Hidden Ridge Farm. There is lots of room for friends and family in the 8-bedroom, 6-bath house set on 75.8 acres with its sweeping views. And plenty to do right at home too, from the great sledding hill to the 85 x 150 heated and indoor arena complex.
Camden, ME | $975,000
This 4-bedroom extended Cape is set on 31± acres. It is surrounded by conservation land on the shoulder of Ragged Mountain. Located just 3.5 miles from the Camden Snow Bowl, it has abundant outdoor winter activities like downhill or cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and fat biking on the various groomed trails. Walking trails also connect to the Ragged Mountain trail system.
Northeast Harbor, ME | $2,700,000
Sited high above the treetops, Sumner House is located on 4± acres. It abuts Acadia National Park which is home to miles of scenic groomed cross country trails. The contemporary year-round residence has four bedrooms with a large open room for multi-use such as a sitting room or extra bedroom.
Cambridge, VT | $1,295,000
Birchwood is a place of warmth and comfort, a place to relax after a day skiing, and a special place for friends and family to gather. The soaring windows in the 27-foot-high great room frame Mt. Mansfield, the highest peak in Vermont. It even dominates the view at night when all but the moonlit mountaintop is shrouded in darkness. The property is located 5 miles from Smuggler’s Notch ski area and 29 miles from the Burlington International Airport in the quaint town of Cambridge, Vermont.