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Merryall, New Milford Connecticut, Set in the beautiful hills of Litchfield County

Merryall Road BarnMerryall, New Milford, Connecticut. The section of New Milford known as Merryall is set in the beautiful hills of Litchfield County in the northern part of New Milford, between Kent and New Preston. It has long been an extremely popular section of town. The homes are nestled in a highly wooded area, with homes, large estates and farms spotting the countryside.

For those people looking for a luxury second home, there are wonderful antiques set on larger tracts of land in the Merryall section of New Milford, CT. A mere 20 minutes from the Metro North train station in Windgale, New York, and close to Route 22 in New York, it is a 90 minute drive to downtown Manhattan. Beautiful estates ranging in the 1 - 2 million dollar plus price range, privacy, convenience, wonderful setting make this a favored location.

Merryall New Milford CT Farm

The Merryall section of New Milford was given its name by a group of men who were surveying the area  between 1776 and 1731, it is not quite clear. However what is clear is that they were dining by a spring, shared a bottle of spirits, and named the area "Merryall" as they were Merry all! A book titled "History of the towns of New Milford and Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1703- 1882 by Samuel Orcutt is a good read, I find myself fascinated by the early residents of New Milford Township.

More traditional homes of all sizes are also available in Merryall. There are a few older, well established subdivisions with homes ranging in price from the low $200,000 and up. The quiet atmosphere and wonderful yards surrounded by wooded areas make this area of town a favorite for those who prefer a more tranquil area to live in. New homes are in the process of being built, and are available currently at $379,000 and up! Merryall Union Chapel

Steeped in local history, the Merryall Chapel is still in use to this day. Built in 1890 it is a reflection of times gone past. Services are scheduled a few times a year, local clergy are asked to participate.  Across the street from the Merryall Chapel is the Merryall Center for the Arts. On first glance one would pass it right by, however they have a pretty impressive list of performers there on a regular basis.

Weantinogue Heritage Land Trust holds much acreage in Merryall, preserving and protecting the land for future generations. This has become a passion for many that move to this area of town. Because of their efforts we all enjoy the beautiful scenery as it is today.

If you are thinking of moving to Litchfield County and would like to learn more about the Merryall section of New Milford, CT, please feel free to give The SPA Team a call at 860.946.0686, or click to send me an email. We would be happy to provide you with more information.

Are you looking to buy a home or sell a home in the greater New Milford area? Please contact us or visit our website to find out more.

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Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County Real Estate

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Comment balloon 13 commentsAndrea Swiedler • July 24 2009 03:58PM


 Andrea - New Milford looks like a very beautiful place and thanks for sharing your post with every one. 

 "Have a wonderful weekend friend"


Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz almost 11 years ago

Ooh nice post with EXCELLENT links embedded ! Well done Ms Hyper Local !

Cheers !


Posted by Sheldon Neal, That British Agent Bergen County NJ (Bergen County, NJ - RE/MAX Real Estate Limited) almost 11 years ago

Andrea-what a great post.  (as usual!) I enjoyed all the links.  How the heck do you have the time to do all these fabulous posts?  They must take forever for you to put together.  You do a great job!

Posted by Debbie Walsh, Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036 (Shahar Management) almost 11 years ago

Andrea - I had to come back to this post to view all the links and agree with Sheldon & Debra!

(You are a linking Queen)


Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz almost 11 years ago

Andrea ..Beautifully done..fantastic..Thank you


Posted by Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818 (Re/Max Eastern inc.) almost 11 years ago

Andrea, you out did yourself on this blog. GREAT JOB. 

I love how that town got its name.  Just think what they might have named it if they were doing something else ....... LOL

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) almost 11 years ago

Hi VB, I think New Milford is a great place to live! Thank you my friend, and you have a wonderful weekend also.

Shel, thank you so much! Ms. Hyper Local, LOL, Cheers to you too!

Deb, you make me blush. I so enjoy writing, whenever I have a moment I just type away, doesn't seem like it takes me any time, probably because I enjoy it so much. Thank you!

Oh VB again, you are too kind! I especially like the old book, and the fact you can read it on Google is just too cool!

Hannah, thank you so much! I enjoy writing about New Milford, it really is a beautiful place.

George, thank you! Don't you love that story? And I think we are ALL greatful they weren't doing anything else, LOL.

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) almost 11 years ago

Nice presentation Andrea,

If we were thinking of moving to Merryall, we would use your services for sure.

Posted by Al & Peggy Cunningham, Brokers, Our Family Wants To Help Your Family! (RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage) almost 11 years ago

That has to be the most patriotic barn I've evern seen. Of course, I think it might also be the only barn I've ever seen!

Posted by Jim Frimmer, Realtor & CDPE, Mission Valley specialist (HomeSmart Realty West) almost 11 years ago

Andrea--Lovely portrayal of your community. Great scenic shot and love that barn mural too!

Posted by Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro (Boardman Realty) almost 11 years ago

Good morning Al & Peggy, thank you so much! Might be my favorite part of New Milford, but I change my mind all the time, LOL.

Jim, what? You haven't seen any barns? Ghesh, LOL

Teri, thank you. Isn't it nice? I love that shot.

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) almost 11 years ago

Andrea, I loved the history lesson! This sounds like a wonderful location for a family to get back to nature!!!

Posted by Caren Wallace, Portland Caren Real Estate (Premier Property Group LLC) almost 11 years ago

Caren, thank you! It is a wonderful section of town. Have a great rest of the weekend!

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) almost 11 years ago