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Kent, Connecticut, living and playing in beautiful Kent, CT.

Kent, Connecticut, living and playing in beautiful Kent, CT.

Kent BullsI love to go to Kent, CT. Take a drive up Route 7 North from New Milford, it will take you right into the heart of Kent, CT. Nestled in the scenic foothills of the Berkshires, Kent, CT is a place you shouldn't miss! But first, don't forget to stop and check out the covered bridge over the Housatonic River at Bulls Bridge. Stop and take a bit of a stroll through the paths above the Housatonic River or just sit and enjoy the view! And if you are hungry, try one of my favorite restaurants in the area, Bulls Bridge Inn. (My favorite meal is to ask for their crab cake appetizers as an entree, and hit their salad bar, the best I have ever had!)

Bulls Bridge, Kent, CTDowntown Kent, CT is wonderful. Filled with boutique shops, you will find that special one-of-a-kind gift, or something special for yourself to remember your trip by. One of my favorite shops is Foreign Cargo The Gallery Upstairs. I am always fascinated by what I find there, and so is anyone who is the recipient of a gift purchased there! There are many more shops in Kent, this is just my favorite. If you go there, I am sure you will have a hard time choosing your favorite place!

The famous Kent Film Festival happens right here, April 22-April 25, 2010, as well as the Litchfield Jazz Festival. The Kent Art Association is alive and well, walking through town you can't help but notice how important art is to this small community.

Homes for sale in Kent, CT range from modest to fantastic estates, the last large sale in Kent, CT was recorded at 8.5 million dollars! Kent, CT has historically been a favorite second home market for folks in New York City. Kent, CT is located directly on Route 7, borders New York State, is moments from a Metro-North Train, Harlem Valley Line, or can be reached by taking New York 22 into Route 55 in Connecticut. Kent has a population of approximately 3000 people, and just about 48 squire miles. Many old farms still dot the countryside, making for a wonderful landscape.

The Appalachian Trail runs through Kent, Ct. You can see hikers wandering into Kent to replenish their supplies as they continue on the Trail. Macedonia Brook State Park is located in Kent, Ct, a beautiful place to spend an afternoon or camp overnight.

South Kent School, Kent, CT


Kent School and South Kent School are long standing educational centers in this community. Both private schools are world renowned and are an integral part of this community. The town belongs to Region 1 School District, the children who attend public schools in Kent will attend Kent Center School through 8th grade, then go on to Housatonic Valley Regional High in Falls Village, CT.

If you are thinking about moving to Kent, CT, give me a call or drop me an email. I would be happy to discuss your options! Come and enjoy Kent, CT and all it has to offer! A drive through, a great shopping day, dinner out, then consider a move to Kent, CT!

 

Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County Real Estate

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Comment balloon 13 commentsAndrea Swiedler • April 02 2010 10:04PM

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Kent looks like a wonderful place to live. I hope I will have the oportunity to visit this beautiful town.

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) over 8 years ago

Kent looks like a wonderful place to live. I hope I will have the oportunity to visit this beautiful town.

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) over 8 years ago

Andrea I have been to Kent several times and I love that little town.  I have never eaten at the Bull Bridge Inn, but I will have to try it the next time I am up there.  They use to have a great little ice cream shop but it was gone the last time I was there.

Posted by George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert (George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages) over 8 years ago

Joan, thank you. If you come down Rt. 7 you should! And there are quite a few B&B's to stay at.

George, the only problem is they are not open for lunch, but they open at 5pm. I love it there, my favorite spot. And great ambiance too.

Posted by Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties) over 8 years ago

Andrea - What a GREAT hyperlocal post, my dear!  And the pics are divine!  You know, if I wasn't up to my ears in boxes I'm quite sure I'd love to dally for a day or so in Kent, CT! :)

Posted by Coleen DeGroff, Haile Plantation Real Estate - Gainesville FL (eXp Realty) over 8 years ago

Hi Andrea ~ It sounds idyllic - you paint a beautiful picture of Kent, Connecticut.

Liz

Posted by Elizabeth Bolton, Cambridge MA Realtor (RE/MAX Destiny Real Estate Cambridge, MA) over 8 years ago

Hi Andrea..looks like a beautiful place ..Bulls bridge really caught my eye ..thanks

Hannah

Posted by Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818 (Re/Max Eastern inc.) over 8 years ago

Andrea, this seems like Yard Art Day on Active Rain!  Gotta love the piggies!

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (RLAH Real Estate) over 8 years ago

Hi Andrea, Thanks for sharing Kent, Ct. Please try and save me one of those < ( less than )<<< ( way way way less than ) , hehehe, 8.5 million dollar homes. Fabulous! 

Posted by William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE (RE/MAX Associates) over 8 years ago

Hi again, I forgot to mention to you andrea that on my life's to do list is to buy a summer home near Yale. I love that place. The rare book library is so amazing. Have you ever been there? I think it should be designated a national treasure because it sure does contain quite a few of them. 

Posted by William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE (RE/MAX Associates) over 8 years ago

Beautiful photos Andrea.  And what an idyllic setting.  I love little towns like this. 

Posted by Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate (RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage) over 8 years ago

Sounds like another beautiful area in your neck of the woods my friend, love the covered bridge.

Posted by JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate (Coldwell Banker) over 8 years ago

Hi Andrea - Covered bridges are not something we see often around here - so when I see one, I love it - even if it's a photo of one.  The last photo is absolutely spectacular - A fabulous shot. What a beautiful part of the country....

Debi

Posted by Debi Boucher, "Realtor Showcase" - Real Estate Photography/Virtual Tours ( Real Estate Showcase Photography) over 8 years ago

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