Ellington is an appealing residential community with a wealth of housing, recreational and cultural opportunities, New England charm and the sensibilities of its early days.
It is a growing community of farms, some industry, small businesses and homes, just 15 minutes from Hartford.
The available housing represents a range of styles, sizes and price levels, including historic homes, older single-family houses and new architecture. Residences are set on roomy lots and unspoiled terrain.
The natural resources of Ellington also provide a delightful playground for leisure and sporting activities for all ages. Crystal Lake was a popular resort early this century and continues to be a pleasant respite. The picturesque landscape of Brookside Park offers scenic vistas and a pavilion for picnics, social and civic functions, ice-skating and youth athletic events. Additionally, the town sponsors athletic and cultural programs sure to meet the desires of every resident.