Ruggles House – an old Victorian Mansion located in the hill section of Burlington. Housekeeping, resident service coordination, and on-site property management are a few of the many amenities offered at Ruggles House. For more information, please call 802-863-2224. Ruggles House is a unique shared housing community designed for seniors who want to remain socially active and independent. This Victorian mansion, built in the 1800’s, was expanded by a lumber baron who made it his family home. Set back from the street in a quiet residential neighborhood near Fletcher Allen Health Care and the University of Vermont, Ruggles House is surrounded by well-tended lawns, flower and vegetable gardens. The peaceful interior is enhanced by french doors surrounding sunlit parlors, exotic woods, parquet floors and intricately decorated fireplaces. Appointed with unique furnishings and family antiques, Ruggles House is beautiful with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Designed with affordability in mind, Ruggles House offers a range of rental rates designed to meet the needs of seniors with a variety of incomes.


  • 15 efficiency apartments with kitchenettes and private baths
  • Secured entry
  • Located near downtown Burlington, the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Healthcare
  • Discounted cable rates
  • Utilities included in rent except telephone, cable television and internet service
  • Some rooms with views of the mountains, fireplaces or historical details
  • Elevator
  • Neighborhood garden space
  • On-site SASH Coordinator
  • 24-hour maintenance emergency system
  • Historic common rooms with fireplaces
  • Laundry facilities
  • On CCTA bus line
  • Weekly Wellness Nurse visits
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Smoke-free housing

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