Lake Salem

Also known as: Big Salem and Little Salem

 

Salem consists of two lakes (Big Salem and Little Salem) separated by a short channel with a bridge that crosses over the channel. Little Salem is good for small boats and fishing and has it's own boat launch site, while Big Salem provides enough space for larger boats with an accordingly larger boat launch site. There are a couple of nice places to stay, if you so desire. On the south end of Big Salem, next to the boat launches is a popular campground called Char-Bo Campground (Char-bo.com) and set back off RT 105 is the oldest running, successful B & B in the Northeast Kingdom called the Lake Salem Inn (Lakesaleminn.com). On the north end of Big Salem is Coutts Moriaty Camp (SiskinCoutts.org) offering both day and/or residence camp options for kids. The VAST trail runs down the entire length and supports lots of ice fisherman. There are many camps/ houses that line the edge of the lake.

 

 

Facts:

  • Type: Natural freshwater lake, not dammed
  • Towns located within: Derby 
  • Acres: 788
  • Maximum Depth: 70 feet
  • Public beach: Yes
  • VT Fish & wildlife public boat launch
  • Boating restrictions: None
  • Restrooms: Summer
  • Elevation: 963 feet
  • Lake Association: salemlakesvt.org
  • Depth Chart: http://dec.vermont.gov/watershed/lakes-ponds/data-maps/charts

 

Fishing:

  • Species: Brown Trout, Landlocked Salmon, Rainbow Smelt, Yellow Perch, Walleye, Chain Pickerel, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Bullhead, Panfish and Burbot
  • Fishing Seasons are open year round, catch and release Salmon from October 1st – October 31st and ice fishing runs from the 3rd Saturday in January to March 15th. For more information go to: vtfishandwildlife.com

 

There are many recreational activities to do in the area including; swimming, fishing, ice fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, hunting, museums & biking. Also be sure to check out the wildlife such as Moose, Deer, Turkeys, Loons, Kingfishers, migrating birds and other small mammals.

 

Nearby Lakes and Ponds

 

Below please view all properties listed for sale on Salem Lake:

2325 VT Route 105, Derby, VT 05829

Price$350,000

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MLS Number 4621777

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 3000
  • Acreage 2.93

Custom-built lakefront home offering complete privacy and 410' of shore frontage on Lake Salem. Situated beautifully on the property, it offers an open floor plan and great attention to detail. Gorgeous kitchen with custom-made cherry cabinets, vaulted ceiling and master suite with entrance to a three-season enclosed porch. View of the lake from almost every room. You also have a huge Brazilian Meranti deck overlooking the lake. There is a 26' x 40' detached garage with workshop above. Beautifully landscaped, this exceptional property is a must see.

Listed by Stephen Peacock of Century 21 Farm & Forest

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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2459 US Rte 105, Derby, VT 05829

Price$339,000

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MLS Number 4379642

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Square Feet 3568
  • Acreage 0.72

When it has to be Lakefront and lots of room for family and guests, then this is the home for you! Very spacious home on Lake Salem lakefront lot. 2 master bedrooms with bath, 2-family rooms, 3 levels of finished space and an attached heated 2-car garage. Great fishing, boating, canoeing and more! Year-round living within 30 minutes of the best skiing in the East. Enjoy and relax in this beautiful home.

Listed by James Campbell of Jim Campbell Real Estate

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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122 Dumas, Derby, VT 05829

Price$164,500

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MLS Number 4629014

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1232
  • Acreage 4.5

Superior location close to everything with views of Lake Salem. Completely remodeled home with newer kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, 2 baths, finished daylight basement. Covered porch to enjoy spectacular sunsets , open land for large backyard, agricultural or for animals to graze. The ultimate 2 + garage with one door 10x10, workshop and additional lean to. Easy access to VAST trails. Property is adjacent to agricultural land letting you enjoy privacy and country setting. Easy living in this well maintained home.

Listed by Constance Isabelle of Century 21 Farm & Forest

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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Rte 105, Derby, VT 05829

Price$159,000

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MLS Number 4249155

  • Land
  • Acreage 2.9

This lot is on Lake Salem and offers a dead end driveway with privacy. Build your dream home on a site with plenty of potential. All approved for year-round, leach field installed to state specs/ State of VT permit in place. 400 feet of water frontage, 2.9 acres of open and wooded land sloping down to the lake. Broker/Agent owned.

Listed by James Campbell of Jim Campbell Real Estate

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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863 4 H, Derby, VT 05829

Price$139,900

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4438206

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1184
  • Acreage 0.26

Salem's Lot is as cute as a button. This low maintenance lake cottage is the perfect getaway if you enjoy kayaking, swimming or fishing. Could be used year around with little winterization modification. Nice fenced side yard for barbecues, bon-fires or relaxation and listen to the babbling of the Green River abutting the boundary line. VAST snowmobile trail crosses Lake Salem providing easy access to trails. Being sold partially furnished if buyer desires making this a turn key retreat.

Listed by Jaime Lague of Jim Campbell Real Estate

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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147 East Salem Drive, Derby, VT 05829

Price$136,500

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MLS Number 4505042

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 825
  • Acreage 0.17

Lakefront 3 season cottage on Lake Salem, Derby, VT. Furnished with spacious living room, dining area/sun-room, applianced kitchen, 2 bedrooms and bath. Insulated cottage with gas heat, low maintenance construction. Sandy lakefront and oh, what beautiful sunsets!

Listed by Rosemary Lalime of RE/MAX All Seasons Realty

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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825 4-H Rd, Derby, VT 05829

Price$114,900

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MLS Number 4506154

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1340
  • Acreage 0.09

Spacious cottage/home with deeded rights to Lake Salem. With 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath it would be ideal for your first or second home. Nice lake for boating, swimming and direct access to snowmobiling. Brand new 2015 propane high efficiency heating system. This property is priced thousands below the assessed value. Check out what your dollar buys on this one. You'll be impressed.

Listed by James Campbell of Jim Campbell Real Estate

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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2325 Route 111, Derby, VT 05829

Price$99,900

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MLS Number 4619183

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1040
  • Acreage 1

This affordable Derby home has wonderful views of Salem lake, the mountains and sunsets. The 3 bedroom one bath home has some updated windows, a newer oil fired hot water heating system, and an updated septic. Water is supplied by a drilled well producing 30 GPM. Cook top, wall oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, pellet stove and washer and dryer are all included in the sale. The full unfinished basement has a garage door for parking or for storage as well as ample space that could be finished into additional living space. Additional storage is contained in the detached garage / shed. VAST trail is across the road. All located just over two miles to the Derby Village Store and North Country Junior High School.

Listed by Nicholas Maclure of Century 21 Farm & Forest

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
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- Little Salem, Derby, VT 05829

Price$95,000

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MLS Number 4243719

  • Land
  • Acreage 10.76

Private shared drive leads to 10A of Waterfront Property with over 800' frontage on Little Salem. This is your chance to own waterfront yet not feel like you are on top of your neighbors! The lot has about 3A of gorgeous field. Wastewater permit in place for a 3 BR home with conventional septic & drilled well. Kayak and canoe into Big Salem! Underground power to site. No mobiles.

Listed by Nicholas Maclure of Century 21 Farm & Forest

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
Office: (802) 334-3400

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1022 Vt Route 105, Derby, VT 05829

Price$79,900

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MLS Number 4634800

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1000
  • Acreage 10.3

Great parcel of land with over 500 feet on the road. Drilled well. Camp was lived in year round. Detached garage. Views of Lake Salem.

Listed by Michael Conley of Conley Country Real Estate & Insurance

Jim Campbell Real Estate
601 East Main Street
Newport VT, 05855
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