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Living in Southbury presents the best of both worlds – a small town, rural lifestyle with the amenities of a bustling city. With a population near 20,000, the community is tight-knit and welcoming. Being just a two-hour drive from New York City, Southbury has historically attracted summer residents seeking a scenic retreat from city life, as well as those yearning for a laid-back lifestyle.

The area’s panoramic scenery preserved farms and forests, and historic village architecture make for breathtaking surroundings. While the town’s abundant shopping, restaurants, culture, folksy community events, vibrant business community, and wonderful schools make for an unparalleled lifestyle.


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Watertown is suburban-country living at its finest. The town’s location features both a rural setting with different local farms and a city feel with a quaint downtown area and the town of Waterbury next door.

Nestled in the lush beauty of the Berkshire Foothills, Watertown offers many opportunities to explore the great outdoors and engage in outdoor activities. There are several nice public parks, a public golf course and private country club, ball fields, playgrounds, and a town green with a classic gazebo. There are a variety of restaurants, shops, financial institutions, and healthcare providers to choose from in Watertown. And when you want to take in a Broadway show, shop at Boston’s Quincy Market, or explore Washington, D.C., you can get there easily in just a few hours.


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People are drawn to Middlebury for its beauty, friendliness, and rural warmth. Residents know and appreciate small town living at its finest. The Board of Selectman is committed to maintaining the high standard of living.

In addition, there are always events and speakers at the Quassy Amusement and Water Park, which is another great opportunity to rally Middlebury residents together. All of these efforts ensure Middlebury hometown to be a premier Connecticut hamlet.


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Middlebury Center Historic District: https://www.livingplaces.com/CT/New_Haven_County/Middlebury_Town/Middlebury_Center_Historic_District.html
Edgewood Bath and Tennis Club: https://edgewoodbtc.com/
Middlebury Greenway: https://www.middlebury-ct.org/parks-recreation/pages/middlebury-greenway
Meadowview Park: https://goo.gl/maps/oopvi2pAbSrFtKMM8
Ledgewood Memorial Park: https://goo.gl/maps/aKgkohKvM9DJGh3j6
The Josiah Bronson House: https://historicbuildingsct.com/the-josiah-bronson-house-1738/
Quassy Amusement Park and Waterpark: https://www.quassy.com/


A picturesque, New England setting with historic homes beautifully decorated for all season lining Main Street. Its parks and land preserves afford all outdoor activities. Whether it be strolling down the “tree lined” Main Street, browsing in the antique shops or boutiques, fine dining at the many restaurants, picking pumpkins, riding on the Bike Trail, or reading on one of the many park benches, Woodbury is a place to make memories.


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The Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden: https://www.glebehousemuseum.org/
Highwire Deer and Animal Farm: https://www.highwireanimalfarm.com/
Hollow Park: https://woodburyct.myrec.com/info/default.aspx
Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust: https://flandersnaturecenter.org/
Woodbury Antiques Trail: https://www.antiqueswoodbury.com/