Ellen Seifts

Avon, Canton, Farmington
Simsbury Connecticut
Farmington Valley Real Estate

860-214-3540

About Avon


Avon Connecticut

Population: (2009) 17,558
Land Area: 23 Square Miles
Median Household Income: $115,186


Total Number of Students: 3,315
Students in Avon going on to Higher Education: 86.5%
More Education Data http://www.state.ct.us/sde/


Schools:
2 Elementary; 1 Upper Elementary; 1 Middle School; and 1 High School


Government Form:
Council-Manager Mill Rate: (2010) 24.44
Town Hall: 860-409-4300


For more town data: www.cerc.com


Commute Times:
Hartford: 20 minutes
Bradley International Airport: 30 minutes


Avon was settled in 1645 and originally known as the "Land of Nod". It was incorporated as a town in 1830 and named after the Avon River in England. Dairy farming, raising poultry and growing tobacco were predominant occupations. The Climax Fuse Company is responsible for the old brownstone buildings which are now the Town Offices and Farmington Valley Arts Center.


Today, Avon is a fast growing, thriving community with top notch schools and a myriad of commercial centers, professional services and recreational options. It has the valley's highest average income and highest average home sale price. The convenient location, beautiful landscape, availability of newer homes and state of the art amenities makes this town an attractive choice to make your home.


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Avon Town Offices

Special Places



Countryside Park Huckleberry Hill Road. Pretty pond with waterfall and covered bridge. There's a small sandy beach for letting the little ones wade in the water and a small playground with baby swings. Cozy building, with fireplace, deck, and kitchen, can be reserved for group functions. Picnic tables for public use and the upper pond is good for quiet fishing.


  


Fisher Meadows
Route 10 to Old Farms Road. Soccer fields, baseball and softball fields attract lots of activity. But beautiful wooded trails, meadows and unspoiled Spring Lake are the real attractions. Walk or bike on the unpaved but flat path that loops around the lake. Dogs on leashes, please. Canoes and rowboats can be put in at a slope by the main entrance. There are a few picnic tables that are popular with office workers, who escape here for some lunch-hour peace. Outdoor recreation area with 233 acres of Baseball and Soccer fields, Spring Lake and hiking trails.


   


Sycamore Hills Park Recreation Area
Next to The Senior Center on West Avon Road. Tennis, basketball, and a big green lawn for soccer. Sandy badminton court. The town pool offers swimming lessons. Avon's big public playground is here with playscape equipment for toddlers as well as their intrepid older siblings. There are open picnic tables and a covered picnic area for group and summer camp use.



Farmington Valley Arts Center
50 Simsbury Road. Route 10 (north) towards Simsbury. 860-678-1867. Truly one of the Valley's cultural gems and a furnace of creative energy and inspiration. Artists and fine craftspeople-from chair caners to jewelry designers to textile artists to painters and potters-have their studios here. Phenomenal resource for arts education for all ages. Regular classes and workshops by top-notch professional artists and arts educators. Gallery Shop and annual "Art of Giving, Giving of Art" holiday sale are not to be missed.



Avon Free Public Library
281 Country Club Road. Route 167 to Country Club. 860-673-9712. Award-winning design, new addition, excellent research and periodical facility, great programs for kids. Community room is a center for activities, such as music classes for kids, La Leche League meetings, lectures, performances and award ceremonies.


Avon Historical Society, The Living Museum
8 East Main Street. 860-678-7621. A one-room school house with exhibits from the early 19th century.



Avon Old Farms School
500 Old Farms Road. Left at Routes 44 and 10 (north). 860-673-3201. The picturesque buildings are Farmington architect and Renaissance-woman Theodate Pope Riddle's tribute to the English cottage style. Great summer day camp for kids. Ice-skating rink has public sessions.


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Blue Fox Run Golf Course

Blue Fox Run Golf Course and FoxForce Tennis



Boutique Shops near the Town Green



Healthtrax


Avon Education Foundation

The Town of Avon

Avon Chamber of Commerce

The Valley Book
Visitor Guide and more.


AVON SCHOOLS
Avon Public Schools


Pine Grove Elementary (K-4)
Pine Grove Elementary
151 Scoville Road
Avon, CT 06001
860-404-4790



Roaring Brook Elementary (K-4)
Roaring Brook Elementary
30 Old Wheeler Lane
Avon, CT 06001
860-404-4810



Thompson Brook (5-6)
Thompson Brook (5-6)
150 Thompson Road
Avon, CT 06001
860-404-4870



Avon Middle School (7-8)
Avon Middle School
375 West Avon Road
Avon, CT 06001
860-404-4770



Avon High School (9-12)
Avon High School
510 West Avon Road
Avon, CT 06001
860-404-4740



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Ellen Seifts

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Ellen Seifts
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
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Avon's #1 Agent for 14 Consecutive Years!
Farmington Valley's #1 Agent 2008-2015!
2016 "Five Star Professional" Award Winner
172 West Main St.
Avon, CT 06001
Cell: 860-214-3540
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Avon's #1 Agent for 14 Consecutive Years!
Farmington Valley's #1 Agent 2008-2015!

Ellen Seifts is the #1 AGENT in AVON,the FARMINGTON VALLEY(Avon, Simsbury, Farmington, Canton, Burlington) and HARTFORD COUNTY! Consistently in the top five in the entire state of Connecticut and top 1% Nationally! With over 30 years of experience, she has an Outstanding proven Success Rate and offers her clients Superior Market Knowledge, Exceptional Negotiation Skills, Attentiveness, and her Commitment to Excellent Customer Service (see testimonials)! Ellen has won numerous awards year after year not only for Top Producer, but also for Customer Service including the 2016 "Five Star Professional" Award Winner based on client satisfaction ratings. Her quality of service is proven out by the fact that clients stay with Ellen year after year, and look for her assistance in relocating a second time and in some cases a third time! You too, can join her long list of satisfied clients! 

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