An affluent suburb 10 miles west of Hartford, Farmington, was rated a best place to live by Money magazine. It has a population of just over 25,000 people who enjoy a historic town center, a great public golf course and jobs at major large corporations, including Carrier Corp., Otis Elevator and Carvel. Families and active seniors in the market for a new home in the Hartford area should check out locations in Farmington.
Farmington families benefit from town schools that are consistently rated among the best in the nation, from Farmington High School, which offers a great curriculum and excellent teachers to Miss Porter’s School, a private school for girls with a rich history with a range of arts and music programs and a variety of girls’ sports activities. Farmington public schools also include a preschool, five elementary schools and a middle school that benefit from small class sizes and high academic standards that are ideal for your children.
Farmington is a culinary center with more than 60 restaurants that offer fine dining and a variety of ethnic cuisines. Shoppers enjoy the Westfarms Mall, a premiere shopping center that offers a unique mix of stores, from Macy’s and Lord & Taylor to a variety of specialty stores.
The Connecticut Wine Trail winds through Farmington offering close proximity to some of the state’s finest farm vineyards and wineries.
Farmington offers two public libraries, with the main library and the Barney branch providing access to a wide variety of materials and cultural, educational and recreational programs that allow Farmington residents to exchange ideas and exhibit community spirit.
Farmington is located off a major interstate, I-84, that is close to Hartford and a short drive from New Haven, other Connecticut cities and about two hours from New York. Living in Farmington offers a unique rustic setting that is close to major metropolitan areas.
If you’re looking for a home in Farmington, make sure you check out Powder Mill Village from By Carrier, which offers 82 custom home sites in the hills of Farmington Valley. This distinctive village is within walking distance of the historic town center with rolling scenery and wooded backdrops that offers privacy in a quiet setting with first class homes that feature first floor master suites.
Contact By Carrier at your earliest convenience to find a beautiful Farmington custom home that is green, energy efficient, highly affordable and exceedingly comfortable.