Coventry, CT – Gateway to Connecticut’s Quiet Corner


Home to Coventry Lake, historic Coventry is referred to as the gateway to Northeast Connecticut’s quiet corner. This town of over 37 square miles of woods and old farmlands, offers residents and visitors alike many historic sites including the birthplace of Connecticut’s Official State Hero - Nathan Hale, antique and specialty shops, herb farms and shops, public beaches and a state operated boat launch on Coventry Lake. Of course you’ll not want to miss the great places to eat here and the numerous comfortable bed-and-breakfast inns operated in Coventry.

History Lives Here!

Attracting visitors from around the world, the Nathan Hale Homestead located in Coventry offers visitors a glimpse into the life of this Patriot of the American Revolution. The operating museum also provides exhibits on the history of the Hale Family as well. Coventry is also the home of the Nathan Hale Ancient Fife & Drums. This group performs throughout the East Coast and holds a Colonial Encampment and Muster annually at the Hale Homestead in July. Not be missed family events also held at the Homestead include a birthday party held for Captain Hale, walking tours, lantern tours, and corn maze adventures.

Antiques, Collectables & The Arts

Coventry is home to many antique and collectable boutiques. For the shopping purist, one can find a variety of flea markets, antique centers, and an auction gallery. Home to many intimate boutique art galleries and gift shops, Coventry residents and visitors enjoy exploring for that special piece of art or unique collectable gift.

Coventry Lake Activities

Coventry Lake provides many opportunities for outdoor recreational activities including a guarded beach for swimming, fishing, boating, a playground, a picnic area, and water skiing. Patriots Park also offers outstanding retreat and lodge facilities, a new Community Center, and a terrific venue for summer concerts. Home to the Coventry Lake Water Ski Team and the University of Connecticut Women’s Crew Team, Coventry Lake also offers a boat launch operated by the State of Connecticut.

Coventry Offers a Wide Selection of Home Buying Options

This Tolland County town offers many home buying choices including antique homes, single-family homes, detached homes, townhomes and condos. Convenient to Bradley International Airport and Interstate 84, Coventry’s population is about 12,000 residents.

Surrounded by Other Close-knit Communities

For more information on Coventry or any of the other nearby towns including Willington, Windham, Hampton, Columbia, Andover, Bolton, Chaplin, South Windsor, Storrs and Vernon, Connecticut, request your comprehensive Relocation Package from The Burns Real Estate Group today! We are your Tolland County and Connecticut area real estate specialists.

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