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What To Know About Pomfret, Vermont

The arcadian town of Pomfret, Vermont is home to about 900 hardy folk scattered through its picturesque hills and valleys. Additionally, Pomfret has one of the highest percentage enrollments of land in Vermont’s Current Use program. Local zoning and planning on top of this fact have kept Pomfret looking quintessentially 'Vermont.'

Today, the town is divided in North Pomfret and South Pomfret. With a total area of just under 40 square miles, Pomfret offers a classic central Vermont landscape with tightly packed hills and valleys that orient around the watershed divide between the White River (North Pomfret) and the Ottauquechee River (South Pomfret).

One of the earliest ski tows in the United States was established by Bunny Bertram on  'Hill Number Six' in South Pomfret, now known as Saskadena Six. Owned by the nearby Woodstock Inn and Resort, the area has developed into a small ski resort with a moderate-size lodge, a quad chairlift installed in 2017, and large snowmaking capabilities. The mountain hosts The FISK Trophy race, the longest consecutively-running FIS points race in the United States. Some of the best skiers in the country, including current and former U.S. Ski Team members, test their skills on The Face at Saskadena Six.

In recent years, the hamlet of South Pomfret has undergone a renaissance with the renovation of the Teago General Store as well as the creation of the Artistree arts collective and the Grange Theatre. Pomfret real estate tend to the rural and spacious, but there clusters of homes on smaller parcels of acreage in certain locals. Select the Property Search tab to explore Pomfret, VT real estate and find current homes for sale.

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