Essex, Vermont boasts a mix of rural character and modern urban conveniences with stunning views of the majestic Green Mountains. Residents take pride in this vibrant community, which offers excellent schools, beautiful parks, and plenty of locally owned shops and restaurants to explore. Route 15 runs through the town, connecting Essex Junction and Jericho. Other Chittenden County towns are easily accessible.
The town is home to The Essex Culinary Resort & Spa, where you can relax, enjoy an exquisite meal, and learn from the culinary masters. The Essex Experience features a variety of local music, art, shops, food, and beverages. Residents and visitors attend popular year round events at The Champlain Valley Exposition, which also hosts Vermont’s largest fair.
Essex is rich in recreational resources, providing many ways for residents to enjoy the outdoors all year long. The community offers a variety of recreational programs for all age groups. The Essex Town Parks and Recreation Department includes eight distinct parks: Fort Ethan Allen Parade Grounds and Park, Foster Road Park, Indian Brook Park, Myers Park, Memorial Hall, Pearl Street Park, Pinewood Park, Sandhill Park, and Saxon Hollow Park. Several popular ski areas are just a short drive away.
The Essex Westford School District provides excellent educational services for students in preschool through 12th grade who live in the communities of Essex Town, Essex Junction, and Westford. There are 10 schools in the district: Summit Street School, Hiawatha Elementary School, Essex Elementary School, Westford School, Thomas Fleming School, Founders Memorial School, Essex Middle School, Albert D. Lawton School, Essex High School, and the Center for Technology.
Essex VT Real Estate
You’ll find a wide array of housing options in Essex from historic homes to townhouses to new construction and everything in between. To find out more about real estate opportunities in Essex, contact Flat Fee Real Estate or begin your home search below.