Ellington Connecticut Real Estate

Ellington Connecticut Real Estate


Ellington is located 20 miles Northeast of Hartford on I-84, just below Somers, and borders the towns of Vernon, South Windsor, East Windsor and Enfield.  Ellington has experienced significant growth over the last 20 years from its humble beginnings as a remote farming community.  Ellington remains today as one of the largest agricultural production towns in Connecticut.  Its 15,000 residents boast that Ellington epitomizes the charm of a rural community with great neighborhoods and an excellent quality of life.

Shopping and Dining
Ellington area farmers offer fresh produce each Saturday from May to October at the Ellington Farmers Market.  Starting late in July, take a trip to Johnny Appleseed’s Farm to pick your own peaches and apples and in the fall, pumpkins.Tucked away in a small little plaza is an intimate little Italian restaurant with a menu that is sure to please Trattoria da lepri offers a “blend of simplicity and sophistication,” writes the New York Times.

Learn to fly your own parachute to a safe landing Skydiving at Ellington Airport.  Crystal Lake  and Sandy Beach is located on the northern end of town on Route 140, which offers swimming, boating and fishing.

Schools and transportation
Ellington Schools include three Elementary schools; Windermere, Center and Crystal Lake, two Middle schools; Windermere Intermediate, Ellington Middle and one High School; Ellington High with an enrolled student body of 2,598 students. More information on Ellington's Student Performance and Report Cards can be found here.

The top five employers in the town are the Board of Education, Rice Packaging, Merill, Truebro, and Accutime.

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Contact Information

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Carla Presz
RE/MAX Central
6 Spring Street
Windsor CT 06095
(860) 221-5314
(860) 253-0594
Fax: 860-741-3225