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Blog :: 05-2012

Stratton In the Summer

tech <p> </p> <p>[caption id="attachment_470" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Carrie Mathews of Winhall Real Estate on Stratton Lake - Bondville"]<a href= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5302/blog/files/2012/05/goodpaddlewkids.jpg"><img class="size-thumbnail wp-image-470" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5302/blog/files/2012/05/goodpaddlewkids-150x150.jpg" alt="Standup Paddleboarding at Stratton Mountain" width="150" height="150" /></a>[/caption] </p> <p> Thinking that Stratton is all about winter... Not so! There are many great family activities here in the Stratton/Bromley Mtn areas in Vermont.     Paddleboards and kayaks  are available for rent from many of the local ski shops.    The <a title="Drysdale Tennis School" href="http://http://www.stratton.com/todo/drysdale/index.htm">Cliff Drysdale Tennis School at Stratton</a> runs excellent kid camps as well as for adults.   <a title= "Mountain School Summer Camps" href= "http://http://www.themountainschool.org/Pages/MSW_WhalPrograms/S0537FD92-072B5233.0/MSW%20Summer%20Camp%2012%20Brochure.pdf"> The Mountain School at Winhall</a> runs several camps : One in "exploring Our World"  working with teachers and visiting campers from China, one in theatre,one in reading and crafts and a sports camp with an emphasis on teamwork.  </p> <p>Homes and condos are available for rent by the weekend, week and month to you can tailor your time and vacation.   If you just love being here, now is a great time to purchase a vacation home that you can share with your family for many years.   Prices are still at a low.     A great <a title= "Strattonwald new listing" href= "http://http://www.winhallrealestate.com/realestate/detailview/80//4159497/"> new listing in Strattonwald</a> , is a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath , fp, and family room just listed at $405,000.   </p> <p>[caption id="attachment_471" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Strattonwald home $405,000"]<a href= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5302/blog/files/2012/05/exterior.jpg"><img class="size-thumbnail wp-image-471" src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5302/blog/files/2012/05/exterior-150x150.jpg" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></a>[/caption] </p> <p>Strattonwald is a community of mostly vacation homes.  the community offers winter shuttle to Stratton and a Lake and two tennis courts for summer fun.     Homes are available in this area from $289,900 to $750,000.     It is not too late to book for a summer week, <a title="weanderlust at Stratton Mountain" href= "http://http://stratton.wanderlustfestival.com/">Wanderlust</a>  or the <a title="Vermont Summer Festival" href= "http://http://www.vt-summerfestival.com/">Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show.</a>  Give us a call.</p> <div class="mceTemp mceIEcenter"> </div> <p> </p>

Renegades at Stratton

tech <p align="center">Stratton Mountain, VT June 9, 2012</p> <p align="center">The Renegade Playground Challenge heads to beautiful Stratton Mountain, VT on June 9, 2012. Come join us for an awesome Renegade time. Hills, mud, obstacles, beer, music, and good times. Did I mention hills? Who knows? Maybe there will still be some snow left! This place is so nice you'll want to bring the family and stay the weekend.</p> <p align="center">Check out our <a href= "http://www.winhallrealestate.com/short_term_rentals/">website</a> for places to stay for the weekend and</p> <p align="center">Join Carrie's team by logging onto <a href= "http://www.renegadeplayground.com/">www.renegadeplayground.com</a>  and clicking on 'join team', find 'Team Mathews" and choose the 10am wave time...</p> <p align="center"><img src= "https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5302/blog/misc/StrattonCoursefinal.jpg" alt="" width="700" height="488" /> </p> <p> </p>

Real Estate Market Strong at Stratton Mountain

The Stratton  and Bromley area real estate market has been very strong in the the last two months.   In that time, there have been 28 closings in Stratton/Bromley area  and at present there are 36 properties pending a closing!    NAR's 2023 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers survey indicated that "Vacation sales rose 7.0% in 2011".  " 42 % of these Buyers were cash buyers"  according to the survey.  We are definitely mirroring these trends.   The average vacation home buyer in the Stratton Mountain area is a family looking  to use weekends and vacations.   The Stratton  Mountain, Bromley Mountain and Manchester areas offer lots more than just skiing and shopping.    Memorial day Stratton Mountain will be hosting lots of activities from a rail Jam to a concert sponsored by the Stratton Foundation for Irene Disaster relief.   June 21 to 24 - Wanderlust - a nationally know yoga and music festival will be returning to the area.   This is a great time to rent a home or condo at Stratton  to  enjoy all that Vermont has to offer.    Starting in July the Vermont Summer Fesival horse show  returns with five weeks of top horse show competition.  Weather own or renting a place here at Stratton Mountain, summer is a great time to enjoy all that Vermont has to offer.