Greater Hartford Real Estate

Greater Hartford Real Estate

Greater Hartford consists of 36 vibrant towns with some of   the best shopping, entertainment and places to eat in Connecticut.  Hartford the State Capital, is just a two-hour drive from New York City or Boston, and Bradley International Airport provides convenient air travel.  

There is also beautiful and peaceful countryside to be found here, much of it steeped in rich New England heritage and history. Houses carefully preserved from the time of the American Revolution mingle with fascinating museums.

The entire Greater Hartford region is rich with history, art, theaters and museums. From the stunning city skyline in Hartford to the dynamic suburbs, Greater Hartford is a great place to live, work and play.

Arts & Entertainment
Rich in the arts, Greater Hartford places in the top 6% of U.S. metro areas for arts and entertainment. For more than 80 years, The Bushnell has been entertaining generations with Broadway shows, musicals, ballets and opera.  The renowned Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is the oldest public art museum in the United States, and the collection boasts over 5,000 years of art.  Live music thrives at venues from small and intimate to arena-sized events.  This is also the region where famed writer Mark Twain lived and created some of his classic works.

Interested in a fun educational experience?  The Connecticut Science Center overlooks the Connecticut River and provides a huge variety of hands-on and informational exhibits.

Businesses
Hartford is known as the insurance capital of the world and is home to major insurance companies such as Aetna, Cigna, Mass Mutual, Travelers, and The Hartford.  The area is also home to diverse businesses and industries ranging from aerospace to health, media and education.  Some of the major employers in the area are: United Technologies (including Pratt & Whitney), St. Francis Hospital, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut, ESPN, and Northeast Utilities.

 

Dining
The Downtown Hartford Business District offers endless opportunities to please the palate.  For a fine dining experience, Max Downtown is a local favorite and it was voted 2012 Restaurant of the Year.  The atmosphere and food are second to none.  For a fun and casual experience with an eclectic urban flair, the trendy hot spot Trumbull Kitchen is the place to go.

 

Check our individual Town Pages for exciting dining experiences in surrounding towns.

 

 

 

 

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