The Ludlow/Okemo real estate picture is incomplete without taking a look at our beautiful Vermont lake properties. The region has several lakes and offers many beautiful waterfront homes. The Lakes Region is located near Okemo Mountain Resort and the historic Ludlow Village, making it an ideal place for a year-round Vermont vacation home. Be sure to contact us with any questions. Also, you may be interested in condos for sale within the Ludlow/Okemo area.
If you're just familiarizing yourself with the area, there's a lot to explore. Some of the popular lakes near Okemo include Amherst Lake, Echo Lake, Lake Pauline, Lake Rescue, and Lake Ninevah. Plymouth State Park, on the east side of Echo Lake, is a great place to bring the family for swimming, boating, and camping.
Head to the Beach
Plymouth State Park is located just outside of Ludlow with a total acreage is 295 acres of which 46 acres comprise the developed portion of the park. There are also 249 acres with hiking trails, fishing, hunting, gold panning, and primitive camping, but is largely forestry oriented. The season runs from mid-May to the beginning of October.
This park is a local favorite. Located on the shores of Echo Lake, the park is known for its great swimming beaches, canoe and kayak rentals, group picnic pavilions and picnic areas, concession stand, group and horse camping areas, and rental cottages.
West Hill Recreation Area
The West Hill Recreation facility features a lakefront beach for swimming, two basketball courts, an in-line hockey rink, a fishing area, a sheltered picnic area, restrooms, a pool house, a playground, barbecue grills, hiking trails, a campground, horseshoes pits, and playing fields. The Annual July 4th Celebration is always held at the West Hill Recreation Center.
The scenic drive along Route 100 in Ludlow has plenty of pristine lakes. Experience the "Zen" of "catch and release" or bring some home dinner. Lake Pauline, Lake Rescue, Echo Lake, and Amherst are home to rainbow, brook, and lake trout, perch, bass, and pickerel.