Stowe, VT Real Estate News

By Lisa Friedman, Central New Jersey Real Estate
(Alliance Realtors)
Stowe Coffee House is located at the corner of Route 100 and Mountain Road in Stowe, Vermont.  It is one of my favorite places.  Yesterday, I went to the Coffee House before going for a bike ride.  What I like about Stowe Coffee House is that it is a small establishment, you see the same people every time you go in, there is always a friendly atmosphere and it has that small town feeling that you just don't find in many places.  Stowe is a resort town which has an amazing ski resort.  The coffee shop is located in the downtown, about eight miles from the mountain.  They have comfy interior seating for about thirty and outdoor seating for about fifteen.  They have a beautiful interior with hardwood floor, nice comfy sofas and chairs and a smattering of books, magazines, newspapers and ga...
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By Jill Ford
(Keller Williams Realty of Pinehurst)
"Steeped in history, forged in nature, wrapped in luxury-a new legend is rising in the heart of Vermont. Inspired by the mountain that gave birth to the American skiing tradition, Spruce Peak at Stowe stands poised to deliver a new era in luxury alpine living." from their website. . . I was foresighted enough to recognize that this project was going to be very cool, but I really had no idea how spectacular a finished product they were going to produce.  For decades, Stowe had rested on some slightly sagging laurels, its early (I mean real early) contributions to the development of the US ski industry, of course its charm and history as a New England resort town, but the ski area seemed to have missed the boat for much of the last quarter of the Twentieth Century.  Snow making and uphill...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
Based upon information provided by the Northwestern Vermont Board of Realtors (NVBR) as of today for the month of December 2007, there were 5 residential units sold within the town of Stowe Vermont with a total listed volume of $4,888,000. Divide this number by the units sold (5) and you get an average listed sold price of $977,600. Juxtapose this figure to the actual total sold volume of $4,444,000 then divide this number by the units sold (5) and you come up with an average sold price of $888,800. Are ya' having an ADD moment yet?So, "what's up Chris?" you're asking. Well, here you are. These numbers produced a list-to-sell variance of $444,000 or (drum roll please) a 90.91% list to sell percentage. Average days on the market for these 5 properties was 238.Armed with solid numbers, bu...
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By Chris Hurd
(Burlington VT Real Estate)
Based upon information provided by the Northwestern Vermont Board of Realtors (NVBR) as of today for the month of November 2007, there were 5 residential units sold within the town of Stowe Vermont with a total listed volume of $2,637,000. Divide this number by the units sold (5) and you get an average listed sold price of $527,400. Juxtapose this figure to the actual total sold volume of $2,324,000 then divide this number by the units sold (5) and you come up with an average sold price of $464,800. Are ya' having an ADD moment yet?So, "what's up Chris?" you're asking. Well, here you are. These numbers produced a list-to-sell variance of $62,600 or (drum roll please) a 88.13% list to sell percentage. Average days on the market for these 5 properties was 83.2.Armed with solid numbers, bu...
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Forbes Magazine, in an article dated June 2007, swooned over corporate giant AIG's ongoing $400 million dollar project to turn Stowe into the "Vail of the East" as some are calling it. With it's outstanding 18 hole "wilderness golf course" designed by Bob Cupp, "Beast of the East" skiing on it's legendary Front Four, luxury slope side Mountain Cabins, luxury condo-hotel in the soon to be unveiled Stowe Mountain Lodge, a pedestrian friendly shopping mall, performing arts center and skating rink, all located at the base of Spruce Peak!Before breaking ground, $40 million was packed into the mountain's snow making infrastructure. Now, with a state of the art automated system on Spruce Peak and guns that can make snow slightly above freezing Stowe is coming back in a BIG WAY.All this and you...
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