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Living a Lakeside Lifestyle in South Hero, Vermont

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Where to Retire in South Hero and Home Prices

Home values are high here, reflecting its desirability as a resort. In mid-2020 the median home value was $377,752, according to Zillow. Homes on the lake will be more.

What Is Special about South Hero

An absolutely stunning location in the middle of beautiful Lake Champlain.

What Is Not Special about South Hero

Traffic in summer.  Sometimes inaccessible in winter.  Cold winters, long commute to shopping etc.

Climate and Physical Environment

South Hero is on a chain of islands jutting into the northern part of Lake Champlain.  It is very close to Canada. The average low Jan  temp is 10 degrees and the average July high is 80.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Culturally there is not much happening in South Hero.  The few restaurants include a bistro, pizza spots and snack bars. 


South Hero has a low crime rate.

Medical Facilities

The nearest hospitals are in Burlington, VT (13 miles) and Plattsburgh, NY (17 miles).


Amtrak is about 8 miles away in Plattsburg; Burlington International Airport is about 20 miles away.

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