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Farmington

Hartford County, Connecticut

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Farmington is deeply rooted in New England history with George Washington referring to it as "the village of pretty houses" because of the large colonial estates.

Originally inhabited by the Tunxis Indian tribe, the town of Farmington gained new inhabitants in 1640 when a community of English immigrants made the town their home, making it the oldest settlement west of the Connecticut River. The town is deeply rooted in New England history. George Washington would pass through Farmington regularly during the Revolutionary War and referred to the town as “the village of pretty houses” because of the large Colonial estates lining Main Street. After giving up many different portions of territory to other surrounding towns over the years, Farmington now borders the towns of Avon, Burlington, West Hartford and Plainville. The town is covered mostly by forest, but meadows and hills can be found in the east. Residents and visitors enjoy fishing and rafting down the Farmington River or hiking one of the local mountain ridges such as Pinnacle Rock or Rattlesnake Mountain. Sweeping views of Farmington and surrounding areas can be enjoyed atop the 165-foot Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park, and various French impressionist masterpieces can be viewed at the Hill-Stead Museum, considered “perhaps the finest Colonial Revival House and museum in the United States” (National Historic Landmark Report).

Farmington has been home to Miss Porter’s School, an all girls school, since 1843. The most notable alumnus is Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. Enjoy a polo match or take polo lessons at the Farmington Polo Club, located on 60-plus acres along the Farmington River. The town is also home to wonderful shopping at Westfarms Mall, featuring over 160 shops, golf at Westwoods Golf Course, numerous trails, Farmington Valley Greenway and Rails-to-Trails.

Originally inhabited by the Tunxis Indian tribe, the town of Farmington gained new inhabitants in 1640 when a community of English immigrants made the town their home, making it the oldest settlement west of the Connecticut River. The town is deeply rooted in New England history. George Washington would pass through Farmington regularly during the Revolutionary War and referred to the town as “the village of pretty houses” because of the large Colonial estates lining Main Street. After giving up many different portions of territory to other surrounding towns over the years, Farmington now borders the towns of Avon, Burlington, West Hartford and Plainville. The town is covered mostly by forest, but meadows and hills can be found in the east. Residents and visitors enjoy fishing and rafting down the Farmington River or hiking one of the local mountain ridges such as Pinnacle Rock or Rattlesnake Mountain. Sweeping views of Farmington and surrounding areas can be enjoyed atop the 165-foot Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park, and various French impressionist masterpieces can be viewed at the Hill-Stead Museum, considered “perhaps the finest Colonial Revival House and museum in the United States” (National Historic Landmark Report).

Farmington has been home to Miss Porter’s School, an all girls school, since 1843. The most notable alumnus is Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. Enjoy a polo match or take polo lessons at the Farmington Polo Club, located on 60-plus acres along the Farmington River. The town is also home to wonderful shopping at Westfarms Mall, featuring over 160 shops, golf at Westwoods Golf Course, numerous trails, Farmington Valley Greenway and Rails-to-Trails.

Originally inhabited by the Tunxis Indian tribe, the town of Farmington gained new inhabitants in 1640 when a community of English immigrants made the town their home, making it the oldest settlement west of the Connecticut River. The town is deeply rooted in New England history. George Washington would pass through Farmington regularly during the Revolutionary War and referred to the town as “the village of pretty houses” because of the large Colonial estates lining Main Street. After giving up many different portions of territory to other surrounding towns over the years, Farmington now borders the towns of Avon, Burlington, West Hartford and Plainville. The town is covered mostly by forest, but meadows and hills can be found in the east. Residents and visitors enjoy fishing and rafting down the Farmington River or hiking one of the local mountain ridges such as Pinnacle Rock or Rattlesnake Mountain. Sweeping views of Farmington and surrounding areas can be enjoyed atop the 165-foot Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park, and various French impressionist masterpieces can be viewed at the Hill-Stead Museum, considered “perhaps the finest Colonial Revival House and museum in the United States” (National Historic Landmark Report).

Farmington has been home to Miss Porter’s School, an all girls school, since 1843. The most notable alumnus is Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. Enjoy a polo match or take polo lessons at the Farmington Polo Club, located on 60-plus acres along the Farmington River. The town is also home to wonderful shopping at Westfarms Mall, featuring over 160 shops, golf at Westwoods Golf Course, numerous trails, Farmington Valley Greenway and Rails-to-Trails.

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Some properties are within a few minutes’ drive; others are situated adjacent to or even directly on the beautiful golf green. The country club environment is a must-have for many, and for those who are after the golf lifestyle, Fairfield County has a number of superb offerings to consider. Begin exploring the assortment of golf-style listings now on the market in Fairfield County.

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15 Great Oak Lane
Farmington, CT $639,000

15 Great Oak Lane

Farmington, CT

$639,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,192 Sqft
80 Mountain Spring Road
Farmington, CT $2,995,000

80 Mountain Spring Road

Farmington, CT

$2,995,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 5/3 Baths
  • 10,100 Sqft
5 Brighton Way
Farmington, CT $2,495,000

5 Brighton Way

Farmington, CT

$2,495,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 6/1 Baths
  • 13,444 Sqft
8919,8906 Taine Mountain Rd Road
Farmington, CT $1,750,000

8919,8906 Taine Mountain Rd Road

Farmington, CT

$1,750,000
  • 34.00 Acres
6 Ely Road
Farmington, CT $1,749,000

6 Ely Road

Farmington, CT

$1,749,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 4,850 Sqft
29 Batterson Park Road
Farmington, CT $1,700,000

29 Batterson Park Road

Farmington, CT

$1,700,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 2,814 Sqft
29 Batterson Park Road
Farmington, CT $1,700,000

29 Batterson Park Road

Farmington, CT

$1,700,000
  • 2,814 Sqft
2 Northington Way
Farmington, CT $1,650,000

2 Northington Way

Farmington, CT

$1,650,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/2 Baths
  • 7,241 Sqft

Farmington

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Farmington is within Hartford County, Connecticut and borders Avon and Burlington.

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Market Snapshot

Units Sold

August 2018

47 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

August 2018 - Single Family Homes

$410K
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August 2018 Single Family Homes

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