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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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49 Mountain Spring Road
Farmington, CT $3,850,000

49 Mountain Spring Road

Farmington, CT

$3,850,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 6/2 Baths
  • 10,823 Sqft
149 Main Street
Farmington, CT $1,414,000

149 Main Street

Farmington, CT

$1,414,000
  • 7 Beds
  • 5/1 Baths
  • 6,650 Sqft
93 Main Street
Farmington, CT $870,000

93 Main Street

Farmington, CT

$870,000
  • 7 Beds
  • 4/2 Baths
  • 6,407 Sqft
58 Alpine Drive
Farmington, CT $749,900

58 Alpine Drive

Farmington, CT

$749,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,827 Sqft
5 Rocky Ridge Lane
Farmington, CT $749,900

5 Rocky Ridge Lane

Farmington, CT

$749,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 5,546 Sqft
2 Mountain Spring Road
Farmington, CT $670,000

2 Mountain Spring Road

Farmington, CT

$670,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 4,694 Sqft
21 Wildwood Road
Farmington, CT $469,000

21 Wildwood Road

Farmington, CT

$469,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 2,751 Sqft
8252 Farmington Ridge Drive
Farmington, CT $350,000

8252 Farmington Ridge Drive

Farmington, CT

$350,000
  • 1.96 Acres

Farmington

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

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Units Sold

April 2021

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Median Sales Price

April 2021 - Single Family Homes

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Percentage of Asking Price

April 2021 Single Family Homes

98%
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