Storrs, CT – Highly Desirable Place to Call Home


Located in Tolland County, charming Storrs, CT is a bedroom community within Mansfield, CT. Offering convenient access to Glastonbury, Coventry, Vernon, Tolland, Columbia, South Windsor and Manchester, Connecticut to the west (15 miles) and Hartford, the state capital to the southwest (21 miles), the greater Storrs Mansfield area is a highly desirable place to live, work, learn and play. Other surrounding towns include Chaplin, Ashford, Willington and Windham.

University of Connecticut – Outstanding Scholastics & National Sports Powerhouse!

The county’s largest employer and driving force of the local Storrs economy is the University of Connecticut. Not only is the University of Connecticut the leading employer in Storrs,  it is by far the largest employer in the eastern half of the state. The university offers not only outstanding employment opportunities; it is the social epicenter for the area. A recognized national leader in scholastics, University of Connecticut is a perennial basketball powerhouse with both men’s and women’s college basketball teams dominating the NCAA landscape.

A Vibrant Local Economy

In addition to the University of Connecticut, the area is national headquarters to numerous Fortune 500 companies including Hartford Insurance. Known as “the insurance capital of the world,” the greater Hartford area is home to many of the world’s largest insurance companies. Other area industry-leading companies and organizations include Eastern Connecticut State University, Windham Hospital, Manchester Hospital and Pratt & Whitney.

Blending The Old & The New

One of the unique characteristics of Tolland County real estate and the Storrs area is the interesting blend of new homes for sale and existing homes on the market. Few areas in the Northeast offer this mix of affordable homes for sale, antique and historic homes, lake homes, townhomes and condos along with a varied selection of new home construction.

Education is Key

Are you thinking about relocating to the Storrs area? Remember - information is power and knowing about the area you are relocating to is the key to feeling confident in your next home buying decision. Request your FREE Relocation Package today and you will receive a jammed-pack kit of information about homes for sale, things to do, school information and much more! Request your Relocation Package NOW!
 A quaint an charming town next to Storrs is the tiny town of Chaplin - first settled by Benjamin Chaplin in the 1740’s, Chaplin is located a mere fifteen minutes from the University of Connecticut (Home of the Huskies!) and Eastern Connecticut State University. Nestled among lush forests and the Natchaug River, Chaplin is an idyllic small town of just 2500 residents offering a relaxed lifestyle. One senses that you have stepped back to an era when small towns in Connecticut exhibited a true sense of community pride and a welcoming spirit. Located in “The Quiet Northeast Corner of Connecticut”, this Windham County town offers easy access to and from this community via the Windham Airport and several major highways.

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