For sale: 7 lovely homes in Vermont

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There are lovely homes in Vermont for sale.

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Barnard. This three-bedroom home, built in 2008, sits on a mountain summit at 1,840 feet. The open-concept house, designed by local architects, includes oversize windows, stone and wood flooring, an upper-level office, and a gourmet kitchen.

A covered porch leads to decks with views, and the 35-acre property has two ponds. $1,830,000. Rick Higgerson, Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty, (802) 291-0436.

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Stratton. Set on 140 acres next to conservation land, this six-bedroom 2002 house has unobstructed mountain views. Built to follow the contours of its setting, it features 18-foot windows, wood — and stonework, a chef's kitchen, three fireplaces, a dining-level terrace, a gym and spa, and a home theater.

Outside are a helipad, landscaped yards, a fire pit, and a tennis court. $3,500,000. Kim Wohler, Wohler Realty Group, (802) 236-1604. 

Burlington. Built in 1906 and later renovated, this four-bedroom home offers deed-protected lake and mountain views. The house has historical details, an updated kitchen with granite counters and glass-doored built-ins, a playroom, a basement workshop, and a vaulted master suite.

Front and back porches overlook a perennial garden and lake. $949,000. Brian Boardman, Coldwell Banker Hickock and Boardman, 802-846-9510.

West Windsor. Built in 1970, this five-bedroom, AIA award-winning house lies on 101 acres of meadow and woodland. Details include floor-to-ceiling windows, stonework, wood and polished-concrete floors, and two fireplaces; there is a separate en suite bedroom wing.

The grounds have equestrian potential. $1,295,000. T. Story Jenks, LandVest/Christie's International Real Estate, (802) 238-1332.

Burke. Burklyn Hall, a 12-bedroom Neoclassical home built in 1908, is set on 86 acres. Original details include marble mantels, hand-carved wood, and mahogany paneling. Among the house's 35 rooms are a music room, a study, and a butler's pantry.

Outside are horse stables, an indoor riding arena, pastures, and woods. $4,500,000. Kurt Zschau, Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty, (802) 793-6738.

Strafford. This property, known as Lily Ridge, offers 180-degree mountain views. The three-bedroom house, built in 1988, is clad in southern cypress wood and granite. Inside are a circular kitchen with a cathedral-ceiling turret, custom mahogany wainscot and trim, ash wood floors, and two fireplaces.

The 10.6-acre lot has a two-story post-and-beam studio, flower beds, perennial gardens, berry bushes, and a boules court. $1,350,000. Rick Higgerson, Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty, (802) 291-0436.

Windham. Built in 1998, this cedar-shingled three-bedroom home includes a slate fireplace, updated appliances, wood floors, teak deck, and a two-car garage with storage, an office, and a workshop.

The 9.75-acre property features mountain views and a pond. $350,000. Nancy Jensen, Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty, (802) 366-0002.

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