Canton Homes for Sale

Incorporated in 1806 in Hartford County with the Farmington River running through it.

If you like to canoe or kayak Canton has the Farmington River running right through. If you prefer just the view of the Farmington River stop by one of the antique shops, specialty retailers or restaurants.


One can enjoy the rural beauty of North Canton, the quaint feel of the Village of Collinsville or experience the relaxed bustle of the newly opened Shoppes at Farmington Valley. And don’t forget fun traditions such as Collinsville’s Halloween Parade or their annual Chile Fest in late spring!


Convenient to both Hartford and the Litchfield Hills, if you’re looking for a variety of shopping, relaxation or dining options, Canton, CT is definitely worth the trip!


Canton consists of four sections: Canton, Canton Center, North Canton and Collinsville. The town is served by U.S. Routes 44 and 202, as well as Connecticut Routes 177, 179, and 309. Commuter bus service to Hartford is provided by Connecticut Transit Hartford; a Park & Ride lot is on Old River Road in Collinsville. Intercity train and bus services are provided from Union Station in Hartford, and the nearest large airport is Bradley International Airport, about 13 miles (21 km) away in Windsor Locks.


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Collinsville, Connecticut

Collinsville is one of the villages within the town of Canton.

Nearest City: Hartford, 15 miles

Named for the family that owned the local ax factory, Collinsville is beginning to show a different sort of edge. “It’s been attracting more and more young people,” says Scott Juhl, a college student who works summers at the Collinsville Baking Co. (41 Bridge St., 860/693-4050).”They’ve staged an outdoor drumming circle on Main Street.”

The town is on the Farmington River, and Collinsville Canoe & Kayak is the largest specialty canoe and kayak store in New England (41 Bridge St., 860/693-6977, A rail trail also runs through town, and the depot is now a pub, the Crown & Hammer, where acoustic musicians come by to play (3 Depot St., 860/693-9199,

At LaSalle Market & Deli, after orders get written up, they’re flown by zip line across the restaurant (104 Main St., 860/693-8010, Meanwhile, even more development is under way in Collinsville: The old ax factory is now being converted into riverside apartments and commercial lofts.

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The Shoppes at Farmington Valley

Tired of canoeing and kayaking head over to the Shoppes at Farmington Valley for a quite bite to eat, a more formal meal or shopping!

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley is an open-air shopping destination that offers an enticing selection of fifty specialty stores and unique eateries amid sunlit streetscapes, lush landscaping, oversized potted plants, park benches and more.



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