Portland Homes for Sale
Incorporated in 1841, and named after Portland, Dorsetshire, the town of Portland, Connecticut was originally known as Chatham. Throughout its long history, this Middlesex County community has served as home to many remarkable residents, including dancer and founder of The Noyes School of Rhythm Florence Fleming Noyes, co-founder of Indian Motorcycle Company Oscar Hedstrom, host of Chasing Classic Cars on the Velocity Channel Wayne Carini, and 2013 Miss USA Erin Brady. Today, Portland is home to many exciting community events that entertain residents and attract visitors, too. Among the locals’ favorite Portland festivities are the Tree Lighting and Holiday Parade in December, the Halloween Downtown, Haunted Trail and Portland Agricultural Fair in October, the Summer Concert Series at the Riverfront held on Tuesdays in July and August, and the Memorial Day Parade and Town-wide Tag Sale in May.
Beyond all of these impressive features, Portland also has an abundance of natural beauty and many thrilling recreational opportunities. It is well-known for the Portland Brownstone Quarries National Historic Site, Portland Golf Course, Ruth Callander Museum of Portland History, and Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park. There are also two other golf courses in town, as well as a gorgeous vineyard and winery, a lake where you can kayak while enjoying stunning mountain views, and opportunities to zip line, take a boat ride on the Connecticut River, cycle the historic Air Line Trail, and more.
The real estate in Portland is as diverse as the town’s events and attractions. Homes for sale in Portland include attached and detached properties, some modest and low-maintenance, and others large with lots of privacy and high-end features. Portland real estate also includes homes of a variety of architectural styles, ages, and square footage so investors and homebuyers in all stages of life can easily find the perfect property to suit their unique needs. So, as soon as it is convenient, please connect with us and we will happily answer all of your questions about the currently available properties in Portland, Connecticut.