Real Estate Simsbury CT ~ Realtor Simsbury CT
Simsbury was recently ranked by Money Magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live” for 2015 and Simsbury High School was ranked #6 in the State by US News and World Reports!
The lovely neighborhoods o of Simsbury are filled with condominium communities, historic restorations, stately traditional homes and graceful contemporaries. Wide meadows with meandering streams, mountain vistas, woodlands and tree-lined neighborhoods provide for enjoyable living.
Although Simsbury has been growing for many decades it has managed to preserve the natural splendor. There are many locally owned businesses, specialty shops, restaurants and full-service shopping centers.
The town maintains 1,600 acres of parks and open land. Simsbury Farms Recreational Complex is the focal point with 235 gorgeous acres including an 18-hole golf course, covered outdoor skating rink, outdoor pool, lighted tennis courts, paddle tennis courts and a fitness trail.
Many sports enthusiasts enjoy kayaking and canoeing on the Farmington River. The International Skating Center of Connecticut is home in Simsbury and provides training for national and international Olympic champions. There are many hiking trails including "The Peak" at the top of Hedgehog Trail, Talcott Mountain State Park, Stratton Brook State Park. These trails provide a winter wonderland for snow shoeing and x-country Skiing.
Simsbury has been awarded the designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community by The League of American Cyclists Reports! The regional bike share program that makes bikes available to borrow for up to 24 hours.Farmington Canal Heritage Trail, which is part of the East Coast Greenway, runs north-south through Simsbury, from New Haven to Massachusetts.
West Simsbury is a quaint village with 2 farms that offer amazing ice cream and petting zoo with popular Haunted Hay rides. If you like history there is a beautiful fall hike glowing with yellow leaves at The Lost Village of Pilfershire where you can see old cellar holes, bits of foundations and stone walls from the 1700 and 1800's.
If music is your thing you can catch world class shows on a warm summer night at Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center and the Talcott Mountain Music Festival.
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