Colchester is a popular place to live for people who work in Burlington. Located less than 10 miles from downtown Burlington and on the eastern shores of Lake Champlain, residents have a great quality of life. In fact, Colchester was voted the “Best Place to Live in the State of Vermont” by Money Magazine in 2018.
Bay Side Park offers a diverse selection of athletic activities including tennis, basketball, baseball, and volleyball. If you prefer swimming or boating, head over to Mallets Bay. Rossetti Beach Natural Area is a nice family friendly spot with free access to over 1,200 feet of sandy shores on Lake Champlain enjoyed by boaters and beachgoers alike. The Fort Ethan Allen Parade Grounds & Park features a walking trail with three loops, a gazebo, and a playground. Whether you want to walk, bike, or fish, you can do it at Causeway Park. Sunny Hollow Natural Area is great for hiking and mountain biking. To experience a nice walk in the woods, check out Village Park.
Colchester is home to Saint Michael’s College, a private Catholic college with about 2,000 undergrads. The Colchester School District operates five schools: Mallets Bay School, Porters Point School, Union Memorial School, Colchester Middle School, and Colchester High School. The school district's mission is “to partner with our community to educate each of our students to become engaged, productive citizens who lead successful, balanced, and healthy lives.”
Colchester VT Real Estate
Real estate in Colchester ranges from beautiful waterfront estates on Lake Champlain to small cottages with privacy in wooded neighborhoods. If you have any questions about the real estate market or the local area, contact Flat Fee Real Estate.