Farmington Homes for Sale
Respecting History, Planning the Future
Located in Hartford County, Farmington is situated just 10 minutes from Hartford with easy access to Interstate 84 leading to both Boston and New York and Route 9 leading to the shoreline and Interstate 95. From multi million dollar mansions to condominiums, Farmington offers a variety of housing options.
Uconn Health Center is the towns largest employer, has the John Dempsey Hospital serving many local residence and is a leading research institution. Farmington is also the home of several large corporations headquarters including Carrier Corporation, Otis Elevator Company and Carvel.
Explore the great outdoors at one of the seven trails. The town offers a National Scenic Trail, two trails on the Farmington Valley Greenway, eight historic trails connecting to at least five eras, several handicapped trails to fishing piers, and a number of short hikes through Farmington’s forests. After you finish your hike head to one of the many local restaurants or chains located all around town.
“Farmington Connecticut is recognized as a historic and progressive town with an engaged citizenry committed to the betterment of the entire community. To that end, high quality services are provided to a diverse population living and working in a balanced blend of open space, residential housing and commercial properties supported by stable and equitable revenues.
The town was incorporated in 1645. Known as the “Mother Town”, Farmington was partitioned into the towns of Avon, Bristol, Plainville, New Britain, Berlin, Southington, and Burlington. This history is reflected in the Town Seal. Today, the town comprises 28.7 square miles along the Farmington River and is a residential suburb in the Hartford Metropolitan area that has retained its distinctive character through maintenance of its historic districts and careful land usage for the future. The town has Council-Manager form of government with a Council Chairperson as the chief elected official and a Town Manager as the Chief Executive Officer.” Source: Farmington Chamber of Commerce
Our community offers residents access to a number of fine private and public schools for all grade levels. Please read below for information on each of the schools in our area.
|East Farms School||25 Wolf Pit Rd. 06032||K-4||No|
|Noah Wallace School||2 School St. 06032||K-4||No|
|West Woods Upper Elementary School||50 Judson Ln. 06032||5-6||No|
|Irving Middle School||20 Wolf Pit Rd. 06032||7-8||No|
|Farmington High School||10 Monteith Dr. 06032||9-12||No|
|Miss Porter’s School||60 Main St. 06032||9-12||Yes|
Location, location, loction
Easy access to multiple Interstate 84 interchanges. Ten minutes to Hartford, Connecticut’s Capital. Thirty minutes to Bradley International Airport. Two hours by car to New York City and Boston
- Low Taxes
Robust grand-list, high bond rating (AA1) and healthy business environment combine for one of the lowest commercial mill-rates not only in the Farmington Valley but also among the lowest 22% in the State of Connecticut.
- Thriving Business Culture
Prides itself on a strong and vibrant business community, boasting more than 2,000 registered businesses. From corporate headquarters, to industry, to sole proprietorship, the Town enjoys a diverse collection of commercial enterprises and has one of the largest Class A office space inventories in the greater Hartford region.
- Housing Options
Boasts a wide range of housing options for residents. You can find many apartment complexes throughout town as well as condominiums for both purchase and rent. There are also many entry-level homes available as well as high-end real estate. A suburban lifestyle in a rural atmosphere can be found in here!
- Quality of Life
Decision makers work hard to maintain the Town’s unique blend of historic and progressive. The town boasts perennially low crime-rates, numerous parks and trails, the lovely Farmington River, museums, great restaurants and much, much more.
- Blue Ribbon Schools
Public Schools are recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Dept. of Education and have been designated in the Top 100 nationally by Newsweek. ACT and SAT Scores at FHS are among the highest in the State of Connecticut.
- Superior Workforce
Connecticut enjoys one of the highest densities of higher education in the nation; home to both the University of Connecticut Health Center and Tunxis Community College. Whatever your business, your workforce is here.
Farmington prides itself on a strong and vibrant business community, boasting more than 2,000 registered businesses. From corporate headquarters, to industry, to sole proprietorship, the Town enjoys a diverse collection of commercial enterprises and one of the largest Class A office space inventories in the greater Hartford region.
Source: Town of Farmington
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