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:

540 Salem Drive Derby VT 05829

Derby, VT540 Salem Drive

Price$225,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4790926

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,824
  • Water Body Access Owned

This is a one of a kind property with a year-round home that features frontage on both Lake Salem and the Clyde River. Situated in a private wooded setting at the end of a dead-end road with two parcels of land; Parcel #1 is approx. .23 acres with the house & garage that offers Clyde River frontage and a shared 20' right of way in common to 45' of frontage on Lake Salem and Parcel #2 is a .27 acre peninsula shaped piece of land that offers 97' of owned frontage along Lake Salem, 300' +/- along Clyde River and 99' of a private sandy beach area at the tip of the peninsula at the outlet of the lake. The home/cottage has been occupied year-round for years and offers 1800+ sq.ft of finished area with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Also included is an extra large & insulated garage and VAST snowmobile trail access at the end of the road. You will find that the home is need of cosmetic updates such as flooring, paint, leveling of the deck, etc. This property has so much potential for a full time residence and would also be an ideal vacation property to enjoy everything that the four seasons of Vermont has to offer.

Listed by Ryan Pronto of Jim Campbell Real Estate

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Rte 105 Derby VT 05829

Derby, VTRte 105 Route

Price$139,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4249155

  • Land
  • Water Body Access Owned
  • Acreage 2.9

Drastic price reduction on this Lakefront lot! This lot is located 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

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863 4-H Road Derby VT 05829

Derby, VT863 4-H Road

Price$99,000

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MLS Number 4775256

  • Residential Single Family
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1,184
  • Water Body Access Shared

Ready to make some summer memories? Adorable ranch-style manufactured camp with right-of-way to Lake Salem and frontage on the Green River is perfect for the water-loving family who loves to kayak, swim, and fish! Used seasonally but could easily be converted to year-round living with very little winterization modifications. VAST snowmobile trail crosses Lake Salem in the winter. Fenced side yard to sit by your bonfire and listen to the river. This camp is being sold partially furnished. Rent it out for seasonal income or enjoy it with your friends and family!

Listed by Cindy Sanville of Sanville Real Estate, LLC

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Little Salem Derby VT 05829

Derby, VTLittle Salem Road

Price$95,000

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MLS Number 4243719

  • Land
  • Water Body Access Owned
  • 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

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1153 VT 105 Derby VT 05829

Derby, VT1153 VT 105 Route

Price$78,000

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MLS Number 4794852

  • Land
  • Water Body Access Owned
  • Acreage 4.7

Dappled by majestic shade trees begging to host a summer picnic, and an open field to soak up the warm summer sun after a swim in the lake. This 4.7 acre parcel with 608' of Salem Lake frontage has a once-loved, seasonal camp and outbuilding in need of attention. Close to village amenities, and I-91. Don't want the hassles of a building? This is the perfect spot for your motor-home !

Listed by Rosemary Lalime of RE/MAX All Seasons Realty

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Lot # 1 Fontaine Derby VT 05829

Derby, VTLot # 1 Fontaine Road

Price$49,900

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MLS Number 4753274

  • Land
  • Acreage 3.2

This is your opportunity to own a gorgeous 3.2 acre building lot in Derby, VT with stunning views and plenty of privacy. In the country but only 10 minutes to town. New to the market with no mobile homes allowed, this lot is perc tested and suitable for an in-ground conventional system. Partially wooded and open meadow. Snowmobiling, fishing nearby and more. Estimated taxes for this lot is 600.00 There are 6 other lots available ranging from 2.2 acres to 9.4.

Listed by James Campbell of Jim Campbell Real Estate

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- Sunset Morgan VT 05853

Morgan, VT- Sunset Circle

Price$47,500

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4767753

  • Land
  • Acreage 4.12

This gorgeous lot offers views of Lowell Mountain, Jay Peak, Salem Lake, Derby Pond, and up into Canada. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets from this lot. The lot is an open gently sloping field that is ready to build on with a pre-existing permit, which allows you to install conventional septic and drilled well. This lot has potential to be subdivided into two lots but the owner has chosen to sell it as one and let the buyer decide if they want to split it up. Ideal for horses, pets and gardens! There is a 25' Right of Way to the lot. Great neighborhood and only a few miles from Seymour Lake and about 10 minutes to Derby Center.

Listed by Nicholas Maclure of Century 21 Farm & Forest

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Lot # 2 Fontaine Derby VT 05829

Derby, VTLot # 2 Fontaine Road

Price$44,900

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MLS Number 4753277

  • Land
  • Acreage 3

Superb 3.0 acre building lot in Derby, VT. Open and wooded property with lovely views. Only 10 minutes to town yet very private. Conventional septic but no mobile homes will be allowed. Snowmobiling, fishing, hunting and more. if you've waited for that special spot to build your dream home...... come take a look! Estimated taxes on this lot is 600.00. There are 6 other lots available ranging from 2.2 acres to 9.4.

Listed by James Campbell of Jim Campbell Real Estate

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VT 105 Derby VT 05829

Derby, VTVT 105 Route

Price$26,500

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4794835

  • Land
  • Acreage 16.9

A beautiful combination of native habitat and Lake Salem views enhance this 16+ acre lot in Derby. Convenient access with 1,296' of road frontage directly off Route 105. Mature stand of mixed cedar and pine. VAST Trails nearby, as well as Lake Salem beach & fishing, swimming or boating. A short drive into town for all amenities. This would make a great lot to tuck a home into.

Listed by Rosemary Lalime of RE/MAX All Seasons Realty

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