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Hartford County, Connecticut

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West Hartford, an affluent suburb located in Hartford County, is home to numerous private schools and colleges and features a bustling downtown area

West Hartford is an affluent suburb located in Hartford County. Originally inhabited by the Wampanoag people, West Hartford was eventually established after breaking off from the Hartford Colony, which was founded by Reverend Thomas Hooker. West Hartford is adjacent to Hartford and borders numerous towns such as Bloomfield, Newington, Farmington and Avon. Large areas of the community have gone through significant transformations over the years, including The Blue Back Square area, which draws patrons seeking retail shopping, a movie theater, and a dining and nightlife experience. The town’s bustling downtown area, known as “The Center,” has been the community’s main hub since the late 17th century and is complemented by rural landscape to the west. Talcott Mountain is a popular hiking spot for those who enjoy some fresh air and recreation.

Westfarms Mall lies between West Hartford and Farmington, featuring over 160 stores including luxury stores like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Brooks Brothers, Tory Burch and True Religion Brand Jeans.

West Hartford is home to numerous private schools and colleges including Renbrook School, one of the nation’s premier independent and private day schools. Other schools include Northwest Catholic High School, Hebrew High School of New England, Kingswood Oxford School, the University of Saint Joseph and the University of Hartford as well as The American School for the Deaf, the nation’s first permanent school for the deaf, celebrating 200 years of excellence.

Elizabeth Park is on the border of West Hartford and Hartford, with just over 100 acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops as well as The Pond House Cafe. In 1983 Elizabeth Park was awarded by the National Register of Historic Places.

West Hartford is an affluent suburb located in Hartford County. Originally inhabited by the Wampanoag people, West Hartford was eventually established after breaking off from the Hartford Colony, which was founded by Reverend Thomas Hooker. West Hartford is adjacent to Hartford and borders numerous towns such as Bloomfield, Newington, Farmington and Avon. Large areas of the community have gone through significant transformations over the years, including The Blue Back Square area, which draws patrons seeking retail shopping, a movie theater, and a dining and nightlife experience. The town’s bustling downtown area, known as “The Center,” has been the community’s main hub since the late 17th century and is complemented by rural landscape to the west. Talcott Mountain is a popular hiking spot for those who enjoy some fresh air and recreation.

Westfarms Mall lies between West Hartford and Farmington, featuring over 160 stores including luxury stores like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Brooks Brothers, Tory Burch and True Religion Brand Jeans.

West Hartford is home to numerous private schools and colleges including Renbrook School, one of the nation’s premier independent and private day schools. Other schools include Northwest Catholic High School, Hebrew High School of New England, Kingswood Oxford School, the University of Saint Joseph and the University of Hartford as well as The American School for the Deaf, the nation’s first permanent school for the deaf, celebrating 200 years of excellence.

Elizabeth Park is on the border of West Hartford and Hartford, with just over 100 acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops as well as The Pond House Cafe. In 1983 Elizabeth Park was awarded by the National Register of Historic Places.

West Hartford is an affluent suburb located in Hartford County. Originally inhabited by the Wampanoag people, West Hartford was eventually established after breaking off from the Hartford Colony, which was founded by Reverend Thomas Hooker. West Hartford is adjacent to Hartford and borders numerous towns such as Bloomfield, Newington, Farmington and Avon. Large areas of the community have gone through significant transformations over the years, including The Blue Back Square area, which draws patrons seeking retail shopping, a movie theater, and a dining and nightlife experience. The town’s bustling downtown area, known as “The Center,” has been the community’s main hub since the late 17th century and is complemented by rural landscape to the west. Talcott Mountain is a popular hiking spot for those who enjoy some fresh air and recreation.

Westfarms Mall lies between West Hartford and Farmington, featuring over 160 stores including luxury stores like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Brooks Brothers, Tory Burch and True Religion Brand Jeans.

West Hartford is home to numerous private schools and colleges including Renbrook School, one of the nation’s premier independent and private day schools. Other schools include Northwest Catholic High School, Hebrew High School of New England, Kingswood Oxford School, the University of Saint Joseph and the University of Hartford as well as The American School for the Deaf, the nation’s first permanent school for the deaf, celebrating 200 years of excellence.

Elizabeth Park is on the border of West Hartford and Hartford, with just over 100 acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops as well as The Pond House Cafe. In 1983 Elizabeth Park was awarded by the National Register of Historic Places.

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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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211 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT $650,000

211 South Main Street

West Hartford, CT

$650,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 4,963 Sqft
137a Balfour Drive
West Hartford, CT $2,149,000

137a Balfour Drive

West Hartford, CT

$2,149,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 4/2 Baths
  • 5,452 Sqft
1093 Prospect Avenue
West Hartford, CT $1,300,000

1093 Prospect Avenue

West Hartford, CT

$1,300,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 5/4 Baths
  • 12,111 Sqft
22 Whetten Road
West Hartford, CT $1,295,000

22 Whetten Road

West Hartford, CT

$1,295,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 5/1 Baths
  • 5,246 Sqft
126 Balfour Drive
West Hartford, CT $1,250,000

126 Balfour Drive

West Hartford, CT

$1,250,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 3/2 Baths
  • 5,300 Sqft
194 Woodpond Road
West Hartford, CT $1,199,000

194 Woodpond Road

West Hartford, CT

$1,199,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 5/2 Baths
  • 6,100 Sqft
137 Balfour Drive
West Hartford, CT $1,095,000

137 Balfour Drive

West Hartford, CT

$1,095,000
  • 2.36 Acres
14 West Hill Drive
West Hartford, CT $949,900

14 West Hill Drive

West Hartford, CT

$949,900
  • 6 Beds
  • 5/1 Baths
  • 4,308 Sqft

West Hartford

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

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Market Snapshot

Units Sold

July 2019

118 TOTAL UNITS

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July 2019 - Single Family Homes

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July 2019 Single Family Homes

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