Stafford

Stafford

Stafford, Connecticut
Price Range: $150,000 - $550,000
Area Type: Town

Settle in the perfect rural/suburban 300 year old community when you purchase one of the homes for sale in Stafford, CT.  Along with its extreme age, is its extreme convenience to major northeast cities, such as Boston and New York.  Even businesses will want to relocate to Stafford, CT, with its highly skilled workforce, supportive financial institutions, plentiful supply of clean water and downtown business area surrounded by local parks.   With 58 square miles of space, which features lakes, ponds, streams, farmlands, stone walls and State Forests, Stafford is the 3rd largest town in Connecticut.

Real Estate in Stafford, CT

There is a good mixture of Stafford, CT homes for sale.  One of the largest elderly housing projects in CT, known as Avery Park, is designed for seniors, both couples and individuals.  Another senior residential community of single family detached homes, Isabella’s Court, is also being developed.  In addition to these great developments, the other types of great properties in Stafford, CT include:

• Unique Single Family Homes, including Victorian and Colonial style homes
• Well-Designed Condos
• Charming Duplexes
• Attractive Apartments
• Working Mini-Farms

Stafford, CT - Home for Schools with Excellent Reputations

Stafford, CT schools have a well-rounded program to offer students of all ages that live in Stafford.  The local schools have state test scores equivalent to those in more affluent CT towns and in the top percentage of the “Educational Reference Group” of parallel size towns.  The schools offered in Stafford include three elementary schools, one intermediate, one middle school, one high school and the St. Edwards parochial school.  There are also an array of activities and sports throughout the schools, which include:

• Dramas and Musical Productions
• Arts
• Music
• Intramural Sports
• Baseball
• Softball
• Gymnastics
• Track and Cross Country
• Soccer
• Football
• Basketball
• And a variety of other extracurricular activities

Civic and Community Events in Stafford, CT

There are a wealth of attractions and events for residents of Stafford, CT properties to enjoy.  Each year there are several events for residents and visitors, which include:

• Summer musical acts at the John E. Julian Heritage Park gazebo 
• Summerfest on the week of July 4th with fireworks
• Original plays at the Town Hall Auditorium
• Stafford Lion’s Club Fall Festival each October
There are arrays of civic organizations that serve the residents of Stafford, including:
• Lion’s Club
• Chamber of Commerce
• Rotary Club
• Stafford Fish and Game Club
• Stafford Junior Women’s Club
• VFW
• American Legion
• Historical Society
• Scout Troops for boys and girls
• Senior and Youth Center Groups
• Rod and Gun Club
• Italian Benefit Society
• Masons
• Grange
• Music and Arts Groups
• And various church denominations – Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, Roman Catholic, Unitarian and Word of Life Assembly of God

Play and Have Fun with Stafford’s Recreational Activities

If you are moving to Stafford, CT and enjoy recreational activities, then this north central part of Connecticut is the place for you.  Just about anything you want to do, you can find in the area, including:

• Canoeing and Kayaking in Willimantic River and Middle River
• Cross-country Skiing and Game Hunting
• Fishing, Swimming (summer program offers swimming lessons)
• Tennis Clubs and tennis courts
• Baseball and Softball fields (Youth and Adult programs)
• Soccer Fields
• Youth Football, Soccer, Hockey and Basketball Programs
• Children’s Martial Arts
• Campgrounds
• Limited access to Sandy Beach on Ellington’s Crystal Lake
• Staffordville Reservoir Dam offers great water scenery, Staffordville Reservoirs including New City Pond and Cedar Swamp

If racing is more your level of excitement, the Stafford Motor Speedway, may be the speed you need.  This great track has been a host to modified racing since 1959.  Since its opening many changes have been made, such as upgraded grandstands, concessions, track offices, press facilities and more.  The speedway features modifieds such as SK Modifieds, SK Light Modifieds, Pro-4 Modifieds, Whelen Modified Tour Cars, ISMA Supermodifieds and Shark Cycle 100 for the modified racing series.

The Great Businesses and Industries Residing in Stafford, CT

Stafford is the home to a diverse assortment of businesses and industries.  There are a variety of service industries, manufacturing facilities and retail establishments.  The town features Johnson Memorial Hospital, as well as cinemas, restaurants, grocery and more.  The local businesses also benefit from the following local amenities:

• Available Factory Space and Industrial Space
• A highly trained and committed workforce
• Modern sewer plant
• Ample water supply for processing
• Active economic development efforts from the town
• Favorable tax base, with state and local incentives
• Good access to Rtes 84, 91 and the Massachusetts Pike
• Proximity to Bradley Airport and Westover Field

Stafford, CT – What More Could You Want?

With the fantastic array of attractions, events, businesses and real estate in Stafford, CT, there is no reason to look anywhere else for your new Stafford home.  Looking for a new home can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be when you enlist the help of a knowledgeable Stafford, CT real estate agent.  Contact us, Elaine and Tom Burns, to get the utmost in real estate customer service.  We are experienced REALTORS® who will guide you through every step of the home buying process, and can assist you in selling a property before you begin your search.  We will work together with you to find the perfect Stafford property to meet your needs.  Give us a call or click today and we’ll get started on your Stafford, CT home search.

 

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