Essex Town/The City of Essex Junction/Westford

These three communities are known as "bedroom" towns to Burlington. Each town has something different to offer their residents, and both Essex Town and Essex Junction are filled with many amenities. 

Essex Town

Incorporated in 1763, Essex Town is the second most populated town in the State of Vermont, right behind South Burlington and Burlington. The town is located just 15 minutes east of Burlington. Essex offers an abundance of amenities and outdoor recreation for both residents and visitors. The town is well known for having suburban neighborhoods and also some rural areas. 

Essex Town is home to Indian Brook Reservoir, a popular destination for both residents and visitors, featuring swimming, picnic areas, kayaking and swimming in the summer months, and hiking all year, including the winter. Sandhill Park is a 9 acre park that feaures tennis courts, basketball, public pool, a gazebo, a playground, and lots of open lawn space for kids to play on. 

The Essex Experience (Double E) is the hotspot of Essex for dining and entertainment. Surrounding towns also come to enjoy this amenity, as there are over 6 restaurants, a handful of small shops, and the well known Cinema, which includes a “T-Rex” theater and a performing arts theater. In the summer, the green in the middle of the Double E offers live music and food trucks. 

Essex Town has a small bike path that runs through the northern part of the town, providing access to multiple neighborhoods and the Double E. The Links at Lang Farm is a golf course located within the town, and there’s a mini golf course as well. The Barn and Lang Farm includes two separate barns: The Main Barn and the Garden Barn. There is a garden path and Sweet Alchemy Vegan Bakery is on the property. 

VT Route 289 runs from north to south of Essex and provides access to neighboring towns such as Colchester, Richmond and Essex Junction.

The City of Essex Junction

From 1892 until 2021, Essex Junction was a village and incorporated with Essex Town. As of July 1st 2022, Essex Junction officially separated from Essex Town and became Vermont’s 10th City. 

The City of Essex Junction is home to Global Foundries, the largest private company in the State of Vermont. The Amtrak and Bus Station is located in the heart of Essex Junction, allowing easy access to the nearby City of Burlington and direct access to New York City via the Vermonter. The infamous Champlain Valley Exposition is located in Essex Junction, featuring events year-round as well as the annual Champlain Valley Fair, which brings people in from all over the northern region of Vermont. 

Essex Junction enjoys many parks and restaurants. Some popular parks include Maple Street, and Cascade Parks. Some town favorite restaurants and eateries include Martones Market and Cafe, and OnTap Bar and Grill. The five corners is a 5 way traffic stop that is the crossroads to all of the city and allows access to the neighboring towns of Williston, Essex Town, and Winooski.

Essex & Essex Junction

Municipal and Transportation info:

Taxes Due twice a year, both town and city

Public Transportation most easily accessed in the City of Essex Junction

Bus Station and AmTrak in the City of Essex Junction

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Westford

Located in the northern part of Chittenden County, the town of Westford is bordered by both Franklin and Lamoille Counties. Often referred to as "the gem of Chittdenden County", Westford is a picturesque place to live, with rolling hills, small farms and forests. The town is comprised of two villages, Brookside and Westford Commons. 

The Westford Commons, also referred to as the town center, is the meeting point for residents and visitors. There is a common hall which can be used for event space, and the outdoor area across Route 128 features a gazebo, picnic tables and plenty of lawn space. The town is located 45 minutes from Burlington, 20 minutes to the neighboring town of Essex, and 15 minutes from Saint Albans. Smugglers Notch Resort is 20 minutes away. 

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Essex/Westford Homes for Sale

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Essex/Westford February 6, 2023
10
Listed
41
Avg. DOM
$235.14
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$392,450
Med. List Price
10 Properties
$349,900
Condo: Wilson End
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
4942118
MLS
New construction! Don't miss out on these wonderful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouses, including finished basement with egress window. Open floor plan on the 1st floor, chef's kitchen with plenty of...
$359,900
Condo: Wilson End
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
4942127
MLS
New construction! Don't miss out on these wonderful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouses, including finished basement with egress window. Open floor plan on the 1st floor, chef's kitchen with plenty of...
$359,900
Condo: Wilson End
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
4942129
MLS
New construction! Don't miss out on these wonderful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouses, including finished basement with egress window. Open floor plan on the 1st floor, chef's kitchen with plenty of...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
4942134
MLS
New construction! Don't miss out on these wonderful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouses, including finished basement with egress window. Open floor plan on the 1st floor, chef's kitchen with plenty of...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
4942136
MLS
New construction! Don't miss out on these wonderful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouses, including finished basement with egress window. Open floor plan on the 1st floor, chef's kitchen with plenty of...
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
2023
Year Built
6
Days on Site
4942139
MLS
New construction! Don't miss out on these wonderful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouses, including finished basement with egress window. Open floor plan on the 1st floor, chef's kitchen with plenty of...
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,457
Sq.Ft.
1969
Year Built
8
Days on Site
4941927
MLS
The cutest, 2-bedroom, 1 full bath single-family home situated on a beautiful, partially wooded 1.06-acre lot. Enter through the front door and marvel at the vast amount of natural light that invites...
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,040
Sq.Ft.
1930
Year Built
110
Days on Site
4868677
MLS
Check out this home in a Fantastic Essex location. You will love the rural feel of this place but the convenience of being close to everything. The house features a great back yard for year round...
6
Beds
3F13/411/2
Baths
3,677
Sq.Ft.
1860
Year Built
123
Days on Site
4932905
MLS
Subdivision and development opportunities from this 13.3 acre lot with a gorgeous view of Camel's Hump. The brick farmhouse was the original home of the Towers family from the late 1800s and offers 4...
6
Beds
1F13/411/2
Baths
3,781
Sq.Ft.
1989
Year Built
140
Days on Site
4930374
MLS
Would you like to live next door to your business? This unique property located 1 block from the 5-corners boasts 6 bedrooms, 3 baths, a large kitchen with stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar,...