Simsbury, Connecticut Real Estate and Community Information

A Family-Friendly Community

Simsbury, Connecticut is located in Hartford County. The 2010 population count is 23,600 residents. The town tops the list of the top 10 best towns and cities for young families in 2015, which makes property in town very attractive.

The city is served by the town’s school district and educates children from Pr-Kindergarten through grade 12. The public school district is one of the best in the state and the schools are highly rated by parents, students and educational professionals. There are also several private schools in the city offering an alternative to public school education.

Available real estate is single and multi-family residences, condominiums and townhouses and undeveloped residential properties. Single family residences have three to five bedrooms and some of the larger homes have six to eight bedrooms.

The home buyer will find property to be moderately priced and ideal for families with school age children. Residents who would rather rent than purchase will find many apartments available moderately priced.

Families looking to find homes for sale in town should secure the services of a local realtor or agent such as Joanne and John Hoye. They will know the best properties and be able to help new home seekers find the right home to meet their needs.

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The area was originally known as Massaco, possibly in reference to the people that inhabited the area. In 1643, as compensation for a fire that destroyed property, a deed was given to the owner of the destroyed property for the area known as Massaco. Settlers to the area began farming and ten years later began building permanent homes. In 1670, a petition was presented to the court to incorporate the area and the petition was granted. A court order declared the area be called by its current name. The town grew slowly and remained a major farming community. Today, the city is a family friendly community. Read More

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Parks and Recreation

Families looking for a new home on Simsbury CT will appreciate the recreational facilities and programs offered in town. The town operates and maintains 10 public parks and recreational facilities. The amenities include playgrounds, picnic and grilling areas, swimming, sports fields, golf and ice skating.

Attractions and Activities

Things to do are important in any community. Family members of all ages will find attractions and activities to capture their attention and includes arts and crafts festivals, interactive farm and petting zoo, cell phone tours of the town and seasonal festivals.


Events are designed to bring the community together and often become the cornerstone of the neighborhoods. Town events include holiday celebrations, charitable events, seasonal events, concerts, street fairs and Farmers Market. For more information, please visit and

Families interested in New England properties should contact Berkshire Hathaway Home Services.

Homes and Condos for Sale in Simsbury CT

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