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Old 10-29-2009, 01:57 PM
 
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I dont agree with Torrington, I've lived there and would never return. It's rundown and far from basically everything.
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Old 10-29-2009, 02:08 PM
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"Why do you need such a large property" he asked. And I blush. I feel the same guilt I feel when all my realtors ask that question!

My husband used to have a big farm, has been living in the city (NY) way too long, and is chomping to get his fingers deep in the soil.... I guess that's a "big" span of soil..... Don't worry, we're looking in other CT areas where land is more affordable, but then the train access is more of a pain.

Oh, life and its challenges! Thanks for the info!
Sorry I did not mean to make you feel guilty or for you to give me an answer. It really is none of my business why you need/want a large piece of property. I just know that finding that size property, in your price range, near a train station will be difficult. Again, sorry about that. Jay
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Old 10-29-2009, 02:09 PM
 
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Torrington is not close to any major cities so I wouldn't recommend it. The cute, charming towns tend to be on the pricey side. But prices are still coming down and it is possible to squeeze into towns people would say you can't afford. Have you researched prices in Milford? Would you be willing to buy a smaller house that needs cosmetics if you could get into a town you like?
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Old 11-16-2009, 11:17 AM
 
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Guilford is a good place and has great schools
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