Looking for a quiet place to call home? Enjoy solitude and tranquility in Essex New York, a small lake town situated on the western shores of Lake Champlain. Located in Essex County and the foothills of the Adirondacks, the town is just 12 minutes off Interstate 87 between exits 31 and 33 and offers a beautiful, unspoiled landscape with stunning views of the Adirondack High Peaks on the west and the Green Mountains of Vermont on the east.
Looking for Essex NY Real Estate? The historic residential and commercial buildings are sure to delight and have placed Essex New York on the Natural Register of Historic Places! The pre-Civil War architecture remains intact and includes an impressive collection of Greek Revival, Federal and Victorian buildings.
It is easy to see why Essex has delighted sightseers, travelers and residents for centuries! Treat yourself to the beautiful 19th Century architecture that surrounds you. Stroll through the quaint boutiques, craft shops and antique stores. Take in the beautiful surroundings on a scenic country drive where you will see open fields and agricultural farmland. Enjoy a picnic lunch and stunning views of the lake, the Green Mountains and Essex Marina when you go to Beggs Park – conveniently nestled in the center of the town.
Essex is also just a quick trip from Vermont and Lake Placid. The Lake Champlain Transportation Co. offers daily ferry rides to Vermont making a trip to Burlington only a 40 minute drive! Or, go skiing at one of Vermont's many ski mountain resorts, which are also just a quick ride away. You can also visit the Olympic Village of Lake Placid, located just forty miles from town.
Live in Essex New York and you will be near Westport NY, Lewis, Keene and other quaint towns in the Adirondacks. The rail corridor between New York City and Montreal can also be found here so you easily take the Amtrak to these popular destinations.
Essex's unspoiled architecture and peaceful surroundings provides a welcome reprieve from other commercialized resort towns. Now is the time to call this historic hamlet home. Call 866-523-9116 and let the professionals at Weichert Realtors® Venture North Associates help you find the Essex NY Real Estate you have been searching for!