Choosing Cheshire, CT for your new home is an excellent idea. CNN Money Magazine rated Cheshire in the top 100 of Best Places to Live in the U.S. due to its proximity to major urban centers (New Haven and Hartford) as well as the easy commute to New York City via car or public transportation. In 2011 the town ranked # 73 and in 2013 the town climbed to # 39.
Cheshire continues to boast a triple-A credit rating, the schools are among the best in the state and the town has plentiful outdoor recreation including bike trails that reach New Haven. Whether you are looking for a place to retire or a safe town to raise a family, Cheshire is worth taking a closer look at.
Cheshire has the benefit of being a small town (population just under 30,000) while still having access to major city centers. Both New Haven and Hartford are within easy driving distance and with the convenient rail system residents can be in New York City is under two hours. This is ideal for families that enjoy the privacy and safety of a small New England town while still having access to all that the bigger cities have to offer.
Of course, there are many other reasons to consider buying a home in a particular town and Cheshire has more than enough benefits to satisfy savvy homebuyers. Filled with horse barns, gardens and towering trees the town boasts a majestic and rural landscape that provides a wonderful respite for those that have to work in the city. Perhaps the biggest draw for people looking for a new home is the safety and privacy that Cheshire affords. Anyone looking for a quiet place to retire or a safe place to raise a family will find Cheshire to be a perfect location. Location Inc. rated Cheshire on of America’s top-100 safest cities.
Also on the plus side is the fact that Cheshire’s economy is diverse and growing with local businesses providing more than 14,000 jobs and plans for a new shopping mall on the edge of town expected to increase that number as well as tax revenue.
If you’re looking for new homes for sale in Cheshire, inquire with By Carrie at their beautiful Castle Heights planned community.