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Settled in 1639, the well-established community of Guilford, Connecticut, is a great place to explore the state’s rich history and heritage. This vibrant, warm community features a sprawling Town Green and boasts an abundance of old New England charm. Whatever your delight, Guilford has something for you, whether you are into outdoor recreation, history, family-friendly fun, art, or adventure. The Town Green was voted New England’s best and is the site of many of the community’s amenities. You’ll find events here, historic sightseeing, galleries, shopping, and dining, too. There are additional Guilford attractions found along the bustling Route One in town.

Other advantageous features of Guilford include a top-rated par-three golf course, a stunning beach, opportunities for biking, hiking, and boating, and an abundance of natural beauty displayed in granite ledges, hills, forest, rivers, lakes, and seashore. Specific points of interest include Faulkner’s Island LightHouse, Grass Island Shack, and historic house museums like The Dudley Farm, Medad Stone Tavern, Hyland House, and Henry Whitfield State Museum. You’ll also find destinations like Jacob’s Beach, Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques, Ashley’s Ice Cream, JavaHut Cafe and Bistro, Blazing Fresh Donuts, Enchanted, The Spice and Tea Exchange, and MIX Design Store.

This New Haven County community is so delightful, it has been home to many noteworthy residents throughout its many years. Among its most noteworthy citizens are Ugly Betty actor Becki Newton, songwriter/musician/producer Morris Pleasure, American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani, writer/actor/director Paul Marcarelli, actor Moses Gunn, author Colleen McCullough, New York Central Park architect Frederick Law Olmsted, abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe, and poet Fitz-Green Halleck. All of these remarkable features contribute to the appeal of Guilford real estate. Homes for sale in Guilford are diverse and include attached, semi-detached, and single-family detached homes. Similarly, Guilford real estate includes properties of differing square footage, ages, floor plans, and architectural designs. Please connect with us as soon as you can and we will happily provide you with more specific information about currently available properties in Guildford, Connecticut.

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Initially settled prior to 1715, the Town of Guilford, Connecticut was first a part of the Town of Windsor. Guilford is located twenty miles northeast of Hartford and is comprised of forty-one square miles rich with history like that found in the Guilford Green Historic District which in 1997 was added to National Register of Historic Places. In this delightful village, you’ll find many gorgeous old buildings, some of which have been restored and renovated to serve new purposes while retaining the area’s vintage charm. Additional points of historical interest include the Ratcliffe Hicks Memorial School which was constructed in 1908 and today is the Hicks Municipal Building. Similarly, the Guilford Arts Center is housed in the original 1879 Town Hall, which is located directly across from the Municipal Building. What was the Guilford County Bank in 1830 is now home to the Guilford Board of Education, and The Courthouse recently became the home of the French Canadian Genealogy Library and a museum of the Guilford Historical Society. The Hicks-Stearns Homestead is another charming museum you’ll find in Ansonia .