Only a handful of mountain resorts can truly claim world-class status, and in New England only Stowe, Vermont joins that elite company as a four season destination. And what a town Stowe is. The first hotel opened in 1848, and today Stowe lodging includes more than 50 luxury resorts, spas, romantic country inns, and B&Bs.
Stowe dining is equally varied. The town boasts 40 restaurants, and has won more awards for culinary excellence than any New England town of similar size. Shopping, as you would expect, is just as rewarding. Every single one of Stowe’s 70 shops and boutiques is unique and owner-operated – not a franchise to be found.
As soon as folks could strap skis on their feet as early as 1911, on through the first competitive races down the locally popular Mansfield Toll Road in 1914, Stowe Vermont has been a very popular ski destination resort known for challenging terrain, fantastic customer service and most importantly excellent snow.
Stowe isn't known just for its downhill skiing. There are several nordic/cross country ski areas very close to the Mountain Resort. The Trapp Family Nordic Center, Mt Mansfield Nordic Center along with Edson Hill Manor provides for fun, challenging cross country excitement for all abilities. The largest resorts in Stowe are the Vonn Trapp Family Resort, Topnotch and The StoweFlake all sure to satisfy.
For the ice hockey fan in the family, hockey and free skating have been taken to a new level with the introduction of a new multi-million dollar ice arena ready to open in the fall of 2013.
If you're a fan of the arts, Stowe delivers with multiple craft shows, art shows and an amazing farmers market each weekend during the summer months. The Stowe Theater Guild and Hyde Park Opera House provide for hours of excellent thespian productions in the summer months as well.
The peak of Mount Mansfield is recorded as the highest in the state and at 4,393 enjoys breathtaking views. For the hiker in your group there are numerous trails on Mt Mansfield and among the caves of Smugglers Notch State Park. Rock climbers and ice climbers find this spot excellent additions to the sport.
Stowe Vt is home to several popular celebrities. The Von Trapps have called Stowe their home since the end of WWII, you may recall the musical family's story featured in "The Sound of Music". Stowe is also home to William Kidd, the first American man to win the gold in Olympics for alpine skiing and Rusty Dewees the Author and Comedian.
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Stowe is most importantly a wonderful community that has maintained its small town sensibilities and charm. A town where neighbors say hello and keep an eye out for each other, while respecting each others privacy.
Stowe luxury homes consist of both historic antique properties built in the 1800's and new modern or contemporary homes well know for their style and luxury.
Stowe Condominiums are plentiful and varied. From grand alpine luxury properties to small efficiency units Stowe can provide for every budget.
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A large number of Stowe home buyers are skiers from surrounding New England cities like New York and Boston. Less than a day's drive from Montreal, New York, New Jersey and Portland make Stowe a very popular destination vacation town. Stowe also enjoy's visitors from as far away as Europe, Canada and Mexico. Canadian visitors abound due to the fact that Stowe is only two hours from Montreal Canada.
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House prices in Stowe range, but typically start around the $300,000.00 price point. Medium range prices for homes run from $500,000.00 to $950,000.00. The Stowe luxury real estate market features homes for sale from $1000,000.00 If your looking for a property slopeside, they run from $2,000,000.00 to $12,000,000.00 Contact Us!
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- Town of Stowe
- Chamber of Commerce
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- Stowe Reporter (Local Newspaper)
- Stowe School District
- Stowe High School
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