Waitsfield serves as the Mad River Valley's downtown district and features 2 distinct shopping areas. Restaurants, supermarkets, hardware stores, ski & bike shop, as well as gourmet and specialty clothing shops can be found at The Mad River Green & Village Square Shopping centers. Just a few minutes north on Route 100 is Bridge Street. Anchored by the iconic covered bridge that spans the Mad River at the point known as the “Great Eddy”, Bridge Street offers a multitude of quirky shops, galleries, dining venues, beauty spas, bed & breakfast inns and lots of friendly and personalized service.
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Waitsfield is also home to such diverse businesses as dairy and yak farms, beautiful wedding venues and the fabulous Von Trapp Greenhouses. Lots of local culture, community events, movie screenings & stage productions can be found at The Big Picture Theater and Valley Players Theater. If feasting on fresh and local produce is a priority for you, don’t forget the Farmer’s Market held every Saturday morning from May through October at the Mad River Green.
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Bridge Street, Waitsfield has become a busy small community with brick sidewalks, gas lamp style lighting, and benches made from the recently restored covered bridge over the Mad River. Restaurants, shops, and welcoming river accesses encourage leisurely walking traffic. This building has an elegant private 3 BR apartment on the second floor with 2 covered porches, 1 open porch and a huge rooftop patio with views of the river, and the mountains. (MLS 4469392) Step off Bridge St into the first floor, it has been home to the Artisan's Gallery for 12 years (and is leased until 2020). Behind that is a yet to be developed office space, a garage, and a retail space with fenced in garden and upstairs apartment space just waiting to be renovated. The building is sunny and charming, and right in the center of the fun on Bridge St. Location, location, location. More details on the spacious apartment upstairs MLS 4469392
This signature building in charming Waitsfield village fronts onto beautiful Bridge Street. The 3 bedroom apartment upstairs is elegant and private.A cathedral ceiling in the living room gives a wonderful open feeling, and the graceful kitchen has a sitting room off the front. The master suite has lots of light and a Jacuzzi tub just waiting for you to light the candles. Two porches, one open porch and a huge rooftop terrace facing the river and the mountains makes seamless indoor and outdoor living easy. Garage for one car and plenty of storage space. Bridge street is a charming active small community in town, featuring three restaurants, several shops and easy access all within an easy stroll of our lovely covered bridge and the Mad River. The detail figures here are for the living space, please see the commercial listing (MLS 4469419) for the total building detail: a large artists gallery on the 1st floor (lease until 2020), plus an office space, and shop/apt with fenced garden.
Spacious Alpine chalet located on 9.3 prime acres just off the scenic Waitsfield Common Rd, minutes from Sugarbush Ski Area & nearby great hiking trails. Suitable for residential or vacation use for one or more families, it features 2534 SF of living space, a 2 story great room w/a hand-laid, custom field stone fireplace, hardwood floors & trimmed balcony, paneling throughout, 7 bedrooms (plus a den & office- loads of room for everyone!), west facing deck w/mountain views, shed and detached garage. The kitchen is ringed with windows facing the ski trails and has built-in bench seats in the cozy breakfast nook and a walk-in pantry. Lush lawn surrounds the home along with hand-laid stone walls, fenced garden area, berry bushes, grape vines, assorted fruit trees and a deep water swimming pond. The current mound system is grandfathered for 7 bedrooms; should it need replacing there is an approved 3 bedroom septic design. Ample clear water from an overflowing well!
Large view parcel in Current Use with ski area views and plenty of privacy. Mostly wooded lot with some clearings, High Bridge Brook runs through it, so does an abundance of wildlife. Quiet country road with nearby trails to Scrag Mtn. Sloping generally westerly for great views and big sunsets.
Easy to maintain, single story ranch on a spacious one acre lot with stunning mountain views. This home features beautiful hardwood floors, a spacious kitchen/living area, 2 bedrooms, a full bath and a huge mudroom/breezeway entry. Standing seam roof, 1 car attached garage and a large deck allows you to enjoy the mountain views, year round. A convenient location within walking distance to all town amenities. Property sold in As-Is condition. HUD Insurable Status. HUD Owned home. Equal housing opportunity.
Located at the Historic Waitsfield Common, just a short distance from Von Trapp Farm and historic Skinner Barn. This unique estate property is a primary or second homeowners dream. French doors lead out to several porches with mountain views from 5 acres of park-like landscaped gardens throughout the grounds. The main living area features 20' ceilings, open floor plan, large fireplace, wood floors with radiant heat. Open style gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets, butlers pantry, granite counters and expansive breakfast bar (seats 6). Master suite with French doors to balcony featuring views to Mad River Glen plus custom tiled bath with Jacuzzi tub. Ensuite 2nd bedroom and a separate, 1 bedroom guest residence with living area and a full kitchen. Charming studio apartment over the garage. Close to town, but quiet country location with views and privacy.
Nestled on and set well back on a level driveway with a year round brook on over an acre, here's a great first home with modest utilities to make your own. Escape the rent trap and take your first step into home ownership. Small but very comfortable, enjoy the crackling family room wood fireplace with brick hearth and an easy to clean owner added wood laminate living room floor under a vaulted ceiling. One bedroom up, two down, a full bathroom plus three quarter. Best of all, it's in north Waitsfield so you can skip north to Burlington or east to Montpelier without slogging through the village slow zones. A fantastic modestly priced home and stepping stone into the golden Mad River Valley.
UNIQUE MODERN HOUSE, convenient location in a great neighborhood with easy access to skiing, snowshoeing, swimming in the Mad River and all that the Mad River Valley has to offer. Suitable as a year round home or vacation retreat. Many recent improvements, a triple water filter system with ultraviolet light, a vented crawl space, a Bosch washer/dryer, a pellet wood stove, a wood stove and a bridge. If you like the unusual, its definitely worth a look.
Integrity. Luxuriously hand crafted Bert Lindsay custom home @ road's end bounded by yr round brook, woods, outstanding privacy. Cherry floors+cabinets, stainless Thermador oven, stove top and range, LG fridge, Bosch dishwasher. Stunningly built top-bottom. Exquisite wood detailing, panel lit ceiling, wainscoting, high BTU stone fireplace, Vermont slate kitchen island and counters, farmer's porcelain sink. Formal dining, screened in porch, master on main, butterscotch granite bathroom counters+soaking tub. Track lit 2FL studio with utility sink for artist or craftsman, radiant heat+European radiators, copper stair rail, swinging south porch bench, slate tile mudroom, standing seam metal roof, full basement to finish w/ ample storage+car port. Views w/ clearing. A diamond to savor + a must see, listed nearly $75, 000 below the $604, 300 town assessment. 7 minutes to Moretown, 25 to Montpelier, 25 to Sugarbush+Mad River Glen, 40 to Stowe, 50 to Burlington. Enjoy it all.
This beautiful home on Scrag Mountain has traditional barn styling that includes exquisite post and beam construction, a light-filled 2-story living area with fireplace, loft, cupola and an authentic Vermont Silo. 5 Bedrooms with 5 1/2 baths allows lots of room for family and friends. Wrap-around deck with outdoor stone fireplace and hot tub takes advantage of ski area views from Sugarbush to Mad River and Camel's Hump. The property sits on 10.6 Acres on Scrag Mountainside which abuts hundreds of acres of conserved land for total privacy and recreation.
Located in a private setting North of Waitsfield Village with a view across the meadow of "Old Scragg Mtn". Power is close, septic design is complete and Road to house site is in. Possible owner financing available.