Sunday, August 19, 2018

Property of The Week

76 Blackville Rd,  Washington, CT

1940's Washington Depot Classic Gem


This classic country cape has all the bells and whistles. It has three bedrooms, two and half baths, living room, dining room, and a master bedroom suite with full bath.  It was recently renovated and has newer mechanicals, electric, windows, doors and additional insulation.  The kitchen has granite counters, stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar as well as a breakfast nook with a corner cupboard. There is also a dining room with a brick accent wall . The living room has a gas fireplace.  The home has hardwood floors both upstairs and down stairs and features a renovated classic car heated attached garage. 


The exterior of the home features zeroscape landscaping, an in ground pool with a new pool cabana, plus a great space just off the ground floor for alfresco dining, relaxing in a hammock or sitting by the firepit on cool evening. The home is on 5.03 acres and abuts Steep Rock Nature Preserve and is close to the Shepaug river.  You also have access to the beach at Lake Waramaug.

The home is an easy 90 minute drive from the New York City area, is located just a few minutes from Washington Depot and a very short drive to the village of Litchfield. Come and see where the smart money has found a home in Connecticut. Litchfield County is the place to be. It's Connecticut's Hidden Gem

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Litchfield Hills Historical Automobile Club Car Show

August 19th 2018 the 43rd Annual Car Show & Swap Meet at the Goshen Fairgrounds,
 Rte. 63, Goshen, CT 
Car Show 10:a.m. ON -- Flea Market 8 a.m. ON
People's Choice Awards at 3:00 p.m.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Walking Tour of North St In Litchfield

 Walking Tour
North Street
Saturday, August 18 ~ 10:00 am
Litchfield History Museum
Explore the stories and local sites of residents who called
North Street in Litchfield home. Fan favorites, such as Benjamin Tallmadge,
Sarah Pierce, and the Beecher's all lived on fashionable North Street.
Learn more about these hometown heroes and the
valuable contributions they made to history.

“View up North Street by Nils Hogner,
Collection of Litchfield Historical Society.”

 Walking tours each last about 1 hour.
Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water.
 Tour meets at the Litchfield History Museum.

Registration Required.
Free for members; $5 non-members
or call (860) 567-4501

or call (860) 567-4501
For more information about this or other programs,
The Litchfield Historical Society
 is located at 7 South St., Litchfield, CT.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tip of the Week -A quick Way to Add Some curb Appeal

From Real Simple
 This time of year always makes us want to spruce up our homes—both inside and out—and creating a welcoming front entrance tops our to-do list. Not only is it the first thing guests notice about your home, but it also boosts your home's property value, making it a worthwhile investment. The good news is that making a good first impression doesn't require a complete overhaul—these five statement-making upgrades can be accomplished in an afternoon, but will perk up your home all summer long. 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Property of The Week

153 West Hyerdale Dr

Goshen, CT

This classic modern lake house feature the best in quality finishes. Wonderful lake views through make for enjoyable year round living.  The living areas afford a spacious environs through out. It's grand first floor master suite offers 2 main walk in closets, plus additional sub closets, dress/makeup area, rain show bath with whirlpool tub. The kitchen has a tabled banquette, stainless steel and mica counter. all stainless steel appliances including a sub zero fridge, Wolff-miele, and kitchen aid appliances.  The property is professionally landscaped and includes a deck by the water. A 3 car garage and ample parking complete the picture.
Woodridge Lake in Goshen, Connecticut Located less than 10 minutes from the Historic Town of Litchfield.  Litchfield is a popular weekend destination spot and hosts the Annual Litchfield Road Footrace held each year in June.  Goshen is home to the Internationally known Litchfield Jazz Festival, held each year in August and the Goshen Agricultural Fair held over Labor Day weekend.  Located just a few miles away is Mohawk Ski Mountain, the Housatonic River (known for world class fly fishing), hiking on the Appalachian Trail and a short distance to the Berkshires as well.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Bantam Lake Ski Show

The Famous Bantam Lake Ski Show

Every year the Bantam Lake Ski Club comes together to put on an awe inspiring Cyprus Gardens style ski show. 
You'll see pyramids, ballet lines, boat O's, jumping, mixed doubles, barefooting, trick skiing, wake boarding, surfing, kids lines and more!
Hundreds of hours of hard work goes into putting on the show and the funds raised go towards supporting the club. 
We suggest arriving by 1:30pm to make sure you have plenty of time to park and find a great spot on the beach. You are welcome to spend the day there enjoying the sand, sun and water. We just ask that you stay on the beach while the show is going on.
Hope to see you there!
August 11 & 12, 2018
Show Starts at 2pm

Sandy Beach
407 E Shore Rd
Morris, CT 06763

Friday, August 10, 2018

Made in Connecticut Expo

Join us for the 2018 Made in Connecticut Expo. We have over 300 Connecticut based small businesses and over 30 food trucks. We will have some awesome beer selections from Ct based local breweries for you to quench your thirst.
Come meet some Connecticut authors who will be doing book signings throughout the weekend.

This is is a family friendly event. Kids under 12 are free. We have free face painting to keep the little ones busy as well as live music and other entertainment.
Come support your local economy and enjoy what Connecticut has to offer!
Sat, Aug 11, 2018, 11:00 AM –
Sun, Aug 12, 2018, 7:00 PM EDT
Bethlehem Fair Society Inc
384 Main Street North
Bethlehem, CT 06751