You have been to Litchfield County, right?
Taken that drive into Connecticut, visited friends who have their country home tucked away in one of our small towns in Litchfield County?
If you haven't been up here, perhaps you should plan a trip to see just how beautiful it really is!
We have some wonderful towns to pick from in Litchfield County. Each town has its own unique style and flavor, the one thing they have in common is they all share in the exquisite beauty of the Litchfield Hills.
How about Washington, CT?
I love Washington, the homes are nestled in the hills and valleys of some of the most beautiful Connecticut countryside. It is a small New England town with a population of just over 3,500. The town has a vibrant art association started by some very famous Washington residents, wonderful little shops in the center of town, a world renowed hotel and spa (The Mayflower Inn and Spa), some fantastic restaurants, great hiking trails and the crown jewel, Lake Waramaug. (Did you know the show "The Gilmore Girls" was loosely based on Washington, CT?) Click here for a bit more information and history on Washington, CT.
Ever been to Lake Waramaug?
The drive around Lake Waramaug is breathtaking, no matter what time of year. I always feel as if I have been transported back in time. Lake Waramaug has been a popular vacation spot since the 1800's, and many of the original homes have been meticulously updated while maintaining their original charm and character. Click here to see homes for sale around Lake Waramaug.
How about the homes for sale in Washington, CT?
Washington is 90 minutes from Manhatten. It has long been a favorite location for those looking for that quintessential Connecticut country home. From the wildly fantastic estate for the most discerning buyer to the smaller country retreat, your choice. Privacy, peace and quiet, the charm and beauty of the Litchfield Hills, it's all here in Washington. Click here to see all the homes for sale in Washington, CT.
There is a real sense of community in Washington, CT.
Funny thing about Washington, it will draw you in. Even those who are "weekenders" find themselves enjoying the local events, from the yearly Washington Connecticut Antiques Show to benefit the Gunn Memorial Library, the Tea for Two Hundred (THE social event of the year), benefiting the New Milford VNA Hospice Program and the Interfaith AIDS Ministry of Greater Danbury, the the many town wide holiday events throughout the year. The horse drawn hayrides, the famous day long 4th of July celebration culminating in the most impressive display of fireworks said to be the best in all of Connecticut. Or maybe you just prefer to take in the buzz at the local coffee shop.
What do I love about Washington, CT?
I love taking a walk through Steep Rock, winding along the Shepaug River. I really enjoy driving around Lake Waramaug, sometimes I feel as if I will burst from the beautiful scenery! I can't say there is one part of Washington I don't enjoy driving through, I take my time and drink it all in. It is truly an amazing amount of eye candy! I am facinated by rich sense of community, proud of the many local artists who support the town in a variety of ways, those who volunteer their time to serve the town. I adore the antique homes, the manicured lawns behind stone walls, the fields and farmlands, I just love it all.
Take the drive from New York City to Washington CT.
Give us a call at 203.460.1775. We can set up a time to show you the homes that are currently available for sale in Washington CT,. We will even give you a tour of the town and fill you in on local history. And of course we promise a drive around Lake Waramaug!
Now it's your turn to find out what you love about Washington, CT!
Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County Real Estate
2017 President, Greater New Milford Board of Realtors
2017 Connecticut Magazine 5 Star Realtor
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Litchfield County Regional Office,375 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT 06776
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