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Canton

Hartford County, Connecticut

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Canton is nestled alongside the Farmington River and was once ranked as one of the "Ten Coolest Small Towns in America" and rated as "The Best Place to Raise Kids in CT".

The town of Canton, CT in Hartford County is nestled alongside the Farmington River and is located adjacent to Simsbury and New Hartford. Canton was established in 1806 after separating from Simsbury and was named after Canton, China. Once ranked by Budget Magazine as one of the “Ten Coolest Small Towns in America” and rated by Bloomberg Businessweek Lifestyle Magazine among the “Best Place to Raise Kids in Connecticut,” this town has plenty to offer for residents and visitors alike. Popular attractions include the Canton Historical Museum, The Shoppes at Farmington Valley and the Roaring Brook Nature Center. One trip to Canton is all it takes to fall in love with the simplicity and aesthetic beauty of this Central Connecticut gem.

Collinsville, a borough of Canton, has an old village feel that brings you back in time with old mills and factory buildings. You can find many local merchants with handmade jewelry, custom crafts and a collection of antiques. Bridge Street Live, located on the Farmington River in Collinsville, is an art-deco styled venue with live music and award-winning stand-up comedy. Gallery on the Green is the longest running artists’ cooperative, where artists have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work. A visit to Matterhorn Mini Golf, voted Editor’s Choice, Best of New England 2017 by Yankee Magazine, is a Swiss-themed mini golf course where you can learn about cheese, chocolate and hadron colliders while playing 18 holes.

The town of Canton, CT in Hartford County is nestled alongside the Farmington River and is located adjacent to Simsbury and New Hartford. Canton was established in 1806 after separating from Simsbury and was named after Canton, China. Once ranked by Budget Magazine as one of the “Ten Coolest Small Towns in America” and rated by Bloomberg Businessweek Lifestyle Magazine among the “Best Place to Raise Kids in Connecticut,” this town has plenty to offer for residents and visitors alike. Popular attractions include the Canton Historical Museum, The Shoppes at Farmington Valley and the Roaring Brook Nature Center. One trip to Canton is all it takes to fall in love with the simplicity and aesthetic beauty of this Central Connecticut gem.

Collinsville, a borough of Canton, has an old village feel that brings you back in time with old mills and factory buildings. You can find many local merchants with handmade jewelry, custom crafts and a collection of antiques. Bridge Street Live, located on the Farmington River in Collinsville, is an art-deco styled venue with live music and award-winning stand-up comedy. Gallery on the Green is the longest running artists’ cooperative, where artists have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work. A visit to Matterhorn Mini Golf, voted Editor’s Choice, Best of New England 2017 by Yankee Magazine, is a Swiss-themed mini golf course where you can learn about cheese, chocolate and hadron colliders while playing 18 holes.

The town of Canton, CT in Hartford County is nestled alongside the Farmington River and is located adjacent to Simsbury and New Hartford. Canton was established in 1806 after separating from Simsbury and was named after Canton, China. Once ranked by Budget Magazine as one of the “Ten Coolest Small Towns in America” and rated by Bloomberg Businessweek Lifestyle Magazine among the “Best Place to Raise Kids in Connecticut,” this town has plenty to offer for residents and visitors alike. Popular attractions include the Canton Historical Museum, The Shoppes at Farmington Valley and the Roaring Brook Nature Center. One trip to Canton is all it takes to fall in love with the simplicity and aesthetic beauty of this Central Connecticut gem.

Collinsville, a borough of Canton, has an old village feel that brings you back in time with old mills and factory buildings. You can find many local merchants with handmade jewelry, custom crafts and a collection of antiques. Bridge Street Live, located on the Farmington River in Collinsville, is an art-deco styled venue with live music and award-winning stand-up comedy. Gallery on the Green is the longest running artists’ cooperative, where artists have the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work. A visit to Matterhorn Mini Golf, voted Editor’s Choice, Best of New England 2017 by Yankee Magazine, is a Swiss-themed mini golf course where you can learn about cheese, chocolate and hadron colliders while playing 18 holes.

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14 Wilders Pass
Canton, CT $579,000

14 Wilders Pass

Canton, CT

$579,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 2/2 Baths
  • 4,187 Sqft
6 Village Lane
Canton, CT $279,900

6 Village Lane

Canton, CT

$279,900
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 1,944 Sqft
34 Hoffmann Road
Canton, CT $2,200,000

34 Hoffmann Road

Canton, CT

$2,200,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 6/2 Baths
  • 10,266 Sqft
129 Morgan Road
Canton, CT $995,000

129 Morgan Road

Canton, CT

$995,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 6/1 Baths
  • 7,476 Sqft
Canton Single Family
Canton, CT $950,000

Canton Single Family

Canton, CT

$950,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,454 Sqft
18 Windmill Lane
Canton, CT $735,000

18 Windmill Lane

Canton, CT

$735,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 4,968 Sqft
10 Mountain Springs
Canton, CT $695,000

10 Mountain Springs

Canton, CT

$695,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,402 Sqft
45 West Road
Canton, CT $695,000

45 West Road

Canton, CT

$695,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 3,714 Sqft

Canton

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Canton is within Hartford County, Connecticut and borders Simsbury, Burlington, Avon and Granby.

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Units Sold

January 2019

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January 2019 - Single Family Homes

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January 2019 Single Family Homes

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