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New Preston Connecticut, a quaint village in Litchfield County.

New Preston Connecticut, a quaint country village in Litchfield County.

New Preston, CTDriving into New Preston is like stepping back in time. The small village center is dotted with wonderful shops and restaurants. The scenery is eye candy, winding through scenic Connecticut countryside. A short drive from the village will bring you to Lake Waramaug, a favorite spot for a luxury second home, a wonderful spot for a Connecticut Country Home.

New Preston, Connecticut is actually part of Washington, Connecticut. If you choose to make New Preston your full time residence you will enjoy the benefits of Region 12 School District. The Washington Primary School and Shepaug Valley Middle School and Shepaug Valley High School are given high marks by the parents in this school district. Washington, Ct is also home to Rumsey Hall School, and The Gunnery, world famous private schools as well as Washington Montessori School.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. A few pictures will certainly say it all! Please enjoy my tour of New Preston, Connecticut, located just 90 minutes from New York City, off CT Route 202. Come for a visit, enjoy the views, decide to stay in New Preston, Connecticut, a quaint country village in Litchfield County.

Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County Real Estate

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Comment balloon 15 commentsAndrea Swiedler • March 30 2010 12:44AM


Andrea, that is a beautiful little village.  I love the creek in the back yard! (As long as it isn't flooding)

Posted by Tony & Darcy Cannon, The C Team (Aubrey and Associates Realty) almost 11 years ago

Cool looking village and great photos Andrea. There is something about peaceful water settings that really soothe the soul...

Helping you help others live their American dream...

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) almost 11 years ago

I love the waterfall...looks like a really neat place! Have a great day!

Posted by Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro (Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954) almost 11 years ago

Andrea, what a glorious waterfront setting for a town! Your photos show us just what to expect when we come to your area! It looks quiet and peaceful!!

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

Andrea, all of the areas up around Lake Waramaug are special. There was an article in this weekends Courant about the celebrities that live up in that area as well. Besides yourself of course!

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 ) almost 11 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous photos Andrea! I would love to visit there - my kind of town, New Preston is my kind of town...LOL


Posted by Debi Boucher, "Realtor Showcase" - Real Estate Photography/Virtual Tours ( Real Estate Showcase Photography) almost 11 years ago

Andrea, I have not been through New Preston, but it sounds like it would be a great place to go on a Sunday drive, especially with Spring approaching.

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

Looks like a wonderful place to visit or find a home.  Its looks so peaceful.

Posted by Diane Williams almost 11 years ago

Andrea..What a beautiful place to live ..and you have demonstrated it so charmingly...thank you


Posted by Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376 (HomeStarr Realty) almost 11 years ago

Hi Andrea ~ The slide show is mesmerizing. What an advertisement for New Preston!


Posted by Elizabeth Bolton, Cambridge MA Realtor (RE/MAX Destiny Real Estate Cambridge, MA) almost 11 years ago

Excellent post Andrea!  You always write in a way that makes us picture ourselves strolling through these places or relaxing by the waterfalls and lakes.  Really great job!

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

Andrea - You really do dwell in a very special part of the country!  I've never been to Connecticut, but your photos always make me want to travel that way!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) almost 11 years ago

Tony, it really is a great place. And flooding we have here tonight, all over Connecticut.

Michael, water is good for the soul, you are right. Thank you!

Rob, thank you so much!

Hi Caren, thank you. I love New Preston and Lake Waramaug.

Ed, I certainly agree with you! I missed that article, but yes, we do have a few famous people here.

Debi, my kind of town too, thanks!

George, you haven't? I am surprised, wow! Do take one, and let me know if you are up here.

Hello Hannah, thank you so much!

Liz, thank you! It is an easy place to advertise!

Hi Al & Peggy, you are too kind. New Preston is so easy to photograph and write about.

Myrl, I think so, but as you say, when I see your posts I am always ready to jump on a plane and come see for myself. Thank you!

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

Andrea - the slide show is beautiful, and love the area. You have done a very nice job show casing New Preston.

Posted by Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate (Compass) almost 11 years ago


Sounds like an awesome place to call home...

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Posted by Ann Hayden 636-399-7544, (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties-St. Louis Missouri) almost 11 years ago