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Cavendish, VT Community Guide

Cavendish is a picturesque town located in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. Surrounded by lush forests and rolling hills, this charming town is a perfect destination for anyone seeking a peaceful and relaxing getaway. Cavendish, with a population of just over 1,400 residents, is a tight-knit community that values its rich history and natural beauty, and it is also home to the popular village of Proctorsville. Whether you're looking to explore the great outdoors, experience local culture, or simply unwind and recharge, Cavendish has something to offer everyone.

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Explore Cavendish, VT

Cavendish is a charming town with several attractions that provide residents with a glimpse into its rich history and present-day offerings. One such attraction is the Cavendish Historical Society Museum, open April-Ocotober, which features various exhibits that take visitors on a journey through the town's past. 

For those who love the outdoors, Cavendish is a perfect destination. The Proctor-Piper State Forest and the Knapp Brook Wildlife Management Area, located on the town's border, offer a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and bird-watching. 

In the winter, residents can enjoy skiing and snowboarding at the nearby resort of Okemo Mountain. Additionally, there are several popular snowmobile trails that wind through the town. If you're looking for a more laid-back experience, the Castle Hill Spa & Resort is an excellent spot to relax and unwind throughout the year.

Dining and Shopping in Cavendish, VT

Despite being a small town, Cavendish has a good selection of places to eat and shop. Vermont Apple Pies Bakery is a popular spot for fresh pies, breads, and baked goods. For a delicious home-cooked meal with local ingredients, visit the favorite spot of locals at Murdock's on the Green. Also located at the Castle Hill Resort & Spa is a fine dining restaurant with French-inspired cuisine. When it comes to shopping, Singleton's General Store is a must-visit. It offers a wide range of products, from Vermont-made goods to specialty foods. It's also known for its smoked meats, which are a local favorite.

Special Events in Cavendish, VT

Cavendish hosts a variety of events that bring the community together. The Cavendish Townwide Tag Sale is an annual event held on the last Saturday of July where residents can buy and sell used goods. The Summer Concert Series on the Proctorsville Green features free live music performances in a scenic outdoor setting. Another notable event is the Vermont Golden Honey Festival, which celebrates local honey production with a day filled with food, live music, and activities. 

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Browse through the current real estate listings in Cavendish and create an account to save your favorite properties. With its rich history, active community spirit, and beautiful natural surroundings, Cavendish provides a one-of-a-kind living experience in the heart of the Green Mountains. Contact the team at Vermont Properties for expert local advice and assistance in finding your dream property.