Foreclosure Listing in Decent Condition with Lake Access! Colchester

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3 bedroom, 1.5 bath (room to expand to second full bath) foreclosure with hardwood floors, fireplace, rec room, and garage on beautiful half acre property in great neighborhood! Deeded lake access with possible mooring rights! Walking distance to bike trail and nature path.
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1840’s Farmhouse with Pond & Apartment on 7.6 Scenic Acres! Plainfield

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Gorgeous random width wide plank flooring – as wide as 16 inches – is rarely seen today. Spacious gracious rooms including 29 foot library and living rooms. One fireplace and two wood stoves add to the grace and charm. Amazing 29 x 19 kitchen with beamed ceiling, brick wall, wood stove, and large windows which flood the room with natural lighting. Spacious first floor bath with beautiful claw foot tub, large window, barn board paneling, and 4 foot vanity with new sink and faucet. Amazing 29 x 20 upstairs room with two skylights, picture window and 54 square foot walk in closet. Two staircases, large walk-in pantry and hot tub room are additional features.
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Great Ball of Fire – Sunset Over St. Alban’s Bay

It was an absolutely superb sunset tonight over St. Alban’s Bay from the fishing pier next to St. Alban’s Bay Park. What wonderful colors and I loved having the silo from the barn on Hathaway Point Road in the background. We are enjoying such unseasonably warm weather this November and it is an absolute joy […]

Whale Tails on Route 89 in Vermont

‘Reverence’ statue depiction of two whale’s tails diving into a sea of grass made from 36 tons of African black granite standing 13 feet tall. The statues are located on Interstate 89 between exits 12 – 13 in Vermont. Fossils of whales have been found in the Champlain Valley in New England’s only landlocked state. […]

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s in Waterbury and Burlington, Vermont

44 degrees and blue skies were perfect for Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day in Waterbury, Vermont. I was there around 12:00 and there had to be a hundred people there. So glad to see people out enjoying their lunch time on a lovely spring afternoon in Vermont!

Great News for Addison County Amphibians

It is a dream come true for Addison County amphibians as a coalition between the Monkton Conservation Commission, Lewis Creek Association, Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and Vermont Agency of Transportation have worked together to bring to fruition a ten year plan to help save Addison County wildlife. **Photograph courtesy of James Andrews. The joint task […]

RIP Nancy Reagan

I wanted to comment on the passing of Nancy Reagan yesterday because I have always liked the Reagans and respected them as truly upstanding people. Ronald Reagan was my favorite President and Nancy Reagan was a fine example of a very caring, classy and dignified first lady. People like the Reagans don’t grow on trees […]

Sunset in Charlotte, Vermont

Charlotte is a beautiful upscale town located in Chittenden County, Vermont. Charlotte is pronounced ‘Shar-Lot’ unlike the city with the same name in South Carlina. It has a total area of fifty square miles and a population of approximately 3,800 people. Charlotte borders Lake Champlain on the west and you can often view breathtaking sunsets of […]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Great American Dream Realty!

Wishing everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day from Great American Dream Realty! We hope that you all enjoy the day and that the weather will warm up to above zero tomorrow. If you are looking to buy a warmer home in Vermont, please remember us!

Fall in Love With a Home in Vermont!

Fall in love with a home in Vermont! What better time to purchase a home with the guy / gal of your dreams that you will love for years to come? Valentine’s Day, of course! If you are looking to purchase your Vermont dream home, please contact Lisa Friedman of Great American Dream Realty today!

Freeman Woods – New Construction Townhomes in Essex, Vermont

Freeman Woods is a townhouse development of new construction in Essex, Vermont. Freeman Woods is currently under construction. When completed, it will offer seventeen 5 star energy rated townhomes. Each home will have three bedrooms, two and a half baths, a full daylight basement and one car attached garage. Freeman Woods is being built by […]

Just Sold! 12 Parkside Drive, Montpelier, Vermont

I am proud to announce the sale my listing located at 12 Parkside Drive in Montpelier, Vermont.  This four bedroom, two bath home with finished basement and attached garage on .27 acre backs to Hubbard Park and is walking distance to downtown Montpelier. It just sold for $249,000. If you are interested in selling or purchasing a […]

Just Sold – 441 Powder Horn Glen Road, East Montpelier, Vermont

I am proud to announce that the beautiful property located at 441 Powder Horn Glen Road in East Montpelier just sold. This home was listed for $240,000 and sold for $232,500. It offered three bedrooms with two full baths, a full basement and a two car attached garage on 1.5 acres just four miles from […]

South Burlington Vermont Condos and Townhomes for Sale: January 2016

There are currently forty condos and townhomes for sale in South Burlington, Vermont. Listings range from a two bedroom  one bath 900 square foot condo priced at $133,000 to a three bedroom, three bath, 1800 square foot lakefront townhome with a two car detached garage for $620,000.  Below is a list of South Burlington, VT condos and […]

Essex Vermont Condos and Townhomes for Sale: January 2016

There are currently 37 condos and townhomes for sale in Essex, Vermont. Listings range from a one bedroom condo priced at $100,000 to a three bedroom, three bath, 2800 square foot townhome with a full basment and two car attached garage for $392,500.  Below is a list of Essex, VT condos and townhomes along with […]

Merry Christmas from Great American Dream Realty!

Merry Christmas from Great American Dream Realty!   I took this photo of a turkey resting in the berry tree in front of my house on a snowy day last winter. If you look closely, you can see that the turkey is holding a berry in it’s beak. The hint of green you see is […]

Back to the Future Playing Today Only at Essex Cinema! 10-21-15

Happy Back to the Future Day! Back to the Future 2 will be playing at the Essex Cinemas on the T Rex screen – the largest movie screen in the state of Vermont – today at 5:00. Essex’s T Rex screen is sixty feet long, three stories high, and delivers movies at 60 frames per […]

Celebrate Vermont Cows on National Cow Appreciation Day! July 14, 2015

I know that you will all join me in celebrating with our beautiful Bovine Buddies on this most special of days.  This cute and silly holiday is meant to pay special tribute to these gentle creatures which so enrich our lives.  I mean, what would we do without our friend the cow?  Imagine no milk, butter, ice cream, […]

Happy Independence Day!

On behalf of Great American Dream Realty, Sadie and I would like to say “Happy Birthday America!” and to thank all of the men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years.  We would like to wish all of our fellow Americans a very happy 4th of July. God Bless America!

Stowe Bikes, Bevs & Beats Festival 2015 (Stowe Mountain Bike Club)

The town of Stowe, Vermont is hosting The Bikes, Bevs and Beats Festival this weekend. There are local beer, wine and cider promotions and live music throughout the weekend at our restaurants. There will be beginner mountain bike safety and riding lessons as well as guided mountain bike tours. Local cycling clubs will be providing promotional materials […]

Vermont Air National Guard Deploys 150 Troops and 10 F-16s to Japan

Vermont Air National Guard, based in Burlington, is deploying 150 troops and 10 F-16 Fighting Falcons to Japan. The 158th Fighter Wing is nicknamed ‘The Green Mountain Boys’ after our heroes who fought in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War and the Spanish-American War. The Green Mountain Boys is a very proud name […]

Thank You to Our Soldiers and Veterans on Memorial Day

As I reflect on the meaning of Memorial Day – more than picnics, barbeques and a day off from work- I give thanks for the countless soldiers and heroes who have fought for our country. Many souls have made brave sacrifices protecting us and providing us with the freedom we have today. This holiday really brings out the […]

Two Year Anniversary with Real Estate Blogging Network

Yesterday was my Two Year Active Rain Anniversary. Active Rain is a real estate blogging network which I belong to and participate in by writing blog posts. Through blogging, I have developed friendships with many of my fellow bloggers. These last two years have built many friendships for me – friendships that will last a […]

You Might Be from Vermont IF…You Know Who Champ the Lake Monster Is!

You Might Be from Vermont IF…You Know Who Champ the Lake Monster Is! Samuel de Champlain is credited with discovering Lake Champlain in 1609.  He was quoted as seeing an exceedingly large serpent-like creature during his voyages. Since then, Champ has been rumored to be seen from anywhere from ten feet to one hundred eighty […]

Sunrise in South Hero, Vermont Over Snow Covered Lake Champlain

My second sunrise this week – from South Hero, Vermont… …because sunsets are just not enough…

Beautiful Country Property Close to Town! – Northfield

700 Chamberlin Road, Northfield
Beautiful property with stream and barn located on scenic country road with potential for subdivision. Just minutes from downtown Northfield. Enjoy all that Northfield has to offer with quaint downtown shopping, Norwich University and a feeling of being out in the country yet just a short drive to Montpelier and other amenities. Wildlife abounds in this area. Come home to nature.
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Many Updates in Great Neighborhood Close to All Amenities! Essex – Sold

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Beautiful home in exceptional neighborhood! Located at the end of a cul-de-sac on a quiet street and backing to woods, this home has many recent updates.

Beautiful eat-in kitchen with 42 inch cabinets, pull out drawers, and two lazy Susan cabinets in addition to a two month old high end Samsung fridge, modern flat top electric range, dishwasher and microwave.

Spacious living room offers large picture window to let in plenty of natural lighting as well as a gas fireplace with mantle. Two family rooms – one with a new pergo ‘dance floor’ that is perfect for aspiring dancers. Lower level home office could be converted to a fourth bedroom. New lower level bath (2016) and laundry room. Recently updated furnace and siding. Hardwood floors under carpeting. Large shed for storing outdoor items.
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Riverfront Foreclosure in Decent Condition! Barre

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Backs to river! Enjoy the 18 x 5 enclosed front porch and nicely sized backyard with tall trees. Large second floor master suite with 12 x 12 sitting room, 12 foot walk in closet, and 9 x 5 half bath. First floor bedroom next to full bath is ideal for elderly or handicapped. Sun drenched living room with large windows. Beautiful woodwork including knotty pine paneling. Attached garage. Recently painted. Easy access to amenities. This foreclosure property can easily be rehabbed into a beautiful home!
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