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Barkhamsted

Litchfield County, Connecticut

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Small-town charm aptly describes Barkhamsted, a rural Litchfield County community incorporated in 1779 and known for its rolling hills, lush forests and expansive, scenic reservoirs. The town of approximately 3,800 residents, located about 15 miles northwest of Hartford and encompassing 38.8 square miles, offers myriad opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Home to several state forests – including People’s State Forest and the American Legion Forest – Barkhamsted offers endless outdoor recreational opportunities, from trout fishing and trail hiking to kayaking, canoeing and picnicking. The town’s primary bodies of water include not only the Farmington River, but also the Barkhamsted Reservoir, Lake McDonough and the Metropolitan District Commission’s watershed land. The Pleasant Valley section of Barkhamsted is perhaps best known for its charming Pleasant Valley General Store and iconic Pleasant Valley Drive-In Theater, which is one of the few remaining outdoor drive-in movie theaters in the state and a place of pride to residents. The town’s quaint village of Riverton, with its historic Main Street, is lined with a variety of dining and retail establishments. The highly anticipated Riverton Fair, held annually each fall, has delighted generations of Barkhamsted residents as well as visitors from near and far.

Small-town charm aptly describes Barkhamsted, a rural Litchfield County community incorporated in 1779 and known for its rolling hills, lush forests and expansive, scenic reservoirs. The town of approximately 3,800 residents, located about 15 miles northwest of Hartford and encompassing 38.8 square miles, offers myriad opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Home to several state forests – including People’s State Forest and the American Legion Forest – Barkhamsted offers endless outdoor recreational opportunities, from trout fishing and trail hiking to kayaking, canoeing and picnicking. The town’s primary bodies of water include not only the Farmington River, but also the Barkhamsted Reservoir, Lake McDonough and the Metropolitan District Commission’s watershed land. The Pleasant Valley section of Barkhamsted is perhaps best known for its charming Pleasant Valley General Store and iconic Pleasant Valley Drive-In Theater, which is one of the few remaining outdoor drive-in movie theaters in the state and a place of pride to residents. The town’s quaint village of Riverton, with its historic Main Street, is lined with a variety of dining and retail establishments. The highly anticipated Riverton Fair, held annually each fall, has delighted generations of Barkhamsted residents as well as visitors from near and far.

Small-town charm aptly describes Barkhamsted, a rural Litchfield County community incorporated in 1779 and known for its rolling hills, lush forests and expansive, scenic reservoirs. The town of approximately 3,800 residents, located about 15 miles northwest of Hartford and encompassing 38.8 square miles, offers myriad opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Home to several state forests – including People’s State Forest and the American Legion Forest – Barkhamsted offers endless outdoor recreational opportunities, from trout fishing and trail hiking to kayaking, canoeing and picnicking. The town’s primary bodies of water include not only the Farmington River, but also the Barkhamsted Reservoir, Lake McDonough and the Metropolitan District Commission’s watershed land. The Pleasant Valley section of Barkhamsted is perhaps best known for its charming Pleasant Valley General Store and iconic Pleasant Valley Drive-In Theater, which is one of the few remaining outdoor drive-in movie theaters in the state and a place of pride to residents. The town’s quaint village of Riverton, with its historic Main Street, is lined with a variety of dining and retail establishments. The highly anticipated Riverton Fair, held annually each fall, has delighted generations of Barkhamsted residents as well as visitors from near and far.

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Lifestyle Features

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Antique Homes

Litchfield County has a great history that is often reflected in the area's homes. There are many homes built before 1900 that has been preserved and restored to their original luster.

Waterfront

With its rolling hills and scenic pastoral setting, Litchfield County is a perfect destination not only for those who enjoy rural living, but that peaceful, relaxed lifestyle that can only be found at the lake. Discover the assortment of properties now on the market that are situated directly on the shores of some of Litchfield’s most beautiful lakes.



Views

Several Litchfield County properties feature lovely ​distant ​views of the​ mountains,​ lakes, rivers and ​meadows​ that grace this pastoral region. Explore the many real estate offerings currently available for sale that allow one to take in the superb vistas​ that are unique to Litchfield County.

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Farm & Equestrian

Litchfield County is home to several properties that represent the very best in farm and ranch real estate, from homes with sprawling acreage to equestrian retreats. From gorgeous vistas and wildlife to hills, wooded landscapes and breathtaking water scenery, these spectacular offerings have it all. Begin your Litchfield County farm and ranch real estate search here.

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Featured Listings

364 Park Rd
Barkhamsted, CT $995,000

364 Park Rd

Barkhamsted, CT

$995,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 4,781 Sqft
2 Dillon Beach Road
Barkhamsted, CT $875,000

2 Dillon Beach Road

Barkhamsted, CT

$875,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 3,500 Sqft
18 Ratlum Mountain Road
Barkhamsted, CT $664,900

18 Ratlum Mountain Road

Barkhamsted, CT

$664,900
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 2,674 Sqft
123 Old North Road
Barkhamsted, CT $649,900

123 Old North Road

Barkhamsted, CT

$649,900
  • 2,429 Sqft
170 West Hill Rd
Barkhamsted, CT $595,000

170 West Hill Rd

Barkhamsted, CT

$595,000
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10 Warner Road
Barkhamsted, CT $499,900

10 Warner Road

Barkhamsted, CT

$499,900
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,815 Sqft
85 East River Road
Barkhamsted, CT $499,000

85 East River Road

Barkhamsted, CT

$499,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,155 Sqft
36 Rue Nicole
Barkhamsted, CT $449,000

36 Rue Nicole

Barkhamsted, CT

$449,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,598 Sqft

Barkhamsted

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Barkhamsted is within Litchfield Hills, Connecticut and borders New Hartford and Torrington.

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Market Snapshot

Units Sold

August 2017

5 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

August 2017 - Single Family Homes

$327K
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Percentage of Asking Price

August 2017 Single Family Homes

93%
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