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Neighborhoods of South Burlington, Vermont

Updated: Jan 24

Join me as we explore the unique neighborhoods that make up this charming town (South Burlington, Vermont). In this blog post, I'll introduce you to three distinct areas, each with its own character and charm. Towards the end, I'll reveal the area I proudly call home and share the reasons why. Let's dive into the heart of South Burlington!

map featuring neighborhoods to consider in South Burlington, Vermont
Map of South Burlington Vermont Neighborhoods

1. Neighborhoods in South Burlington North (Vermont)

Let's begin by breaking down South Burlington into three areas. The first is South Burlington North. Here, houses dating from the 40s to the 60s, 90s, and early 2000s are nestled in neighborhoods featuring ranches, capes, and smaller Colonials. The landscape boasts smaller lots adorned with mature landscaping. Notably, off Kennedy Drive, you'll discover one of Chittenden County's most populated townhome condo communities.

This area is home to two public elementary schools, Chamberlain and Rick Marcott, with the latter conveniently located right behind the library. Additionally, the middle and high schools reside on Dorset Street. Noteworthy single-family neighborhoods include Country Club Estates and Mayfair Park. Home prices in these areas for a three-bedroom, two-bath dwelling range from $450,000 to $550,000. Developments like Twin Oaks, Quarry Ridge, Winding Brook, Indian Creek, and Brand Farm offer Condos starting at around $250,000 for a two-bedroom, one-bath option.

Map of neighborhoods in South Burlington (North), Vermont. Williston road
Map of neighborhoods in South Burlington (North), Vermont.

2. Neighborhoods in South Burlington West (Vermont)

Moving on to South Burlington West, it gives off a Burlington vibe, situated just left of the interstate and off Shelburne Road. Homes in this area share characteristics with those on the north side, presenting diverse styles ranging from classic ranches and contemporaries to small cottage homes. Notable neighborhoods include Laurel Hill, where we find ourselves today, Queen City Park, and the must-visit Red Rocks Park, perfect for a local walk in the woods.

The average price for a three-bedroom, two-bath home in this area hovers around $500,000 to $650,000.

Map of neighborhoods in South Burlington (West), Vermont.Map of neighborhoods in South Burlington (West), Vermont. Shelburne Road.
Map of neighborhoods in South Burlington (West), Vermont.

3. Neighborhoods in South Burlington South (Vermont)

South Burlington South, sprawling and characterized by open farmland, was predominantly agricultural before the 90s and 2000s. Developments like Cider Mill and Butler Farms have transformed the countryside into thriving neighborhoods. Many of these developments, located off the iconic Spear Street overlooking the lake, showcase Colonial-style homes with three or four bedrooms, primary bedroom suites, and two-car garages. The average price for a home in this area ranges from $800,000 to over a million.

Map of neighborhoods in South Burlington (South), Vermont. Dorset Street.
Map of neighborhoods in South Burlington (South), Vermont.

The Heart of South Burlington - My Home

Now, why do I love living in South Burlington, Vermont? It's simple – my family. We're fortunate to live within walking distance of my daughter's school, bringing convenience to our daily lives. I love being at the center of it all, whether we're heading to parks, local restaurants, or spending time with friends and family. South Burlington is the perfect meeting point for my extended family from Fairfax and Waterbury, allowing us to come together and cherish those precious moments.

If you would like to learn more about living in South Burlington Vermont, check out my YouTube video (What locals love about living in South Burlington, Vermont) and and blog article:


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