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Everything You Need is Within Reach at Southbury Hills

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Welcome to Southbury Hills, a new home community coming soon to beautiful and desirable western New Haven County, CT! This lovely community of classically styled estate homes will be close to everything that makes this region so special. Enjoy endless days of walking trails, chasing waterfalls, delighting in the changing leaves, or leisurely sipping craft brew or wine in a bevy of local establishments.


The town of Southbury’s motto is “Unica Unaque” (meaning “The One and Only) and it truly is unique in how it combines the best of Connecticut’s natural beauty with a convenient location that’s close to anything you could need or want. Here are some of the major points of interest that are a hop and a skip (or a bike ride or short car ride) away from the Southbury Hills community!


Things to Do in New Haven County, CT




If your family is making the move to Southbury, there’s an activity for everyone to enjoy! Quassy Amusement & Water Park is one of only 11 trolley parks still operating in the U.S., Southford Falls State Park has fishing, hiking, waterfalls, and an iconic covered bridge to explore, River View Cinemas 8 & Playhouse is a contemporary movie theatre with leather recliners so you can get extra comfortable, and Gone Ballooning offers hot air balloon rides to take in the spectacular scenery of the New England countryside. You’ll never hear the words, “There’s nothing to do…” when you live in Southbury! 




There are local restaurants, cafés, and sweets shops galore to satisfy any taste bud. Whether you prefer classic feel good food like the Laurel Diner or Lodge Bar & Grill serve, delicious deli bites from Nardelli’s or Alya’s, or picture perfect sweets whipped up at The Bakery of Southbury or Simply Sweet, a wide selection of tasty food is always nearby to pick up or dine in.




Running to the grocery store shouldn’t be a day-long task. Get what you need fast and close by at national chains like Stop & Shop or Shoprite, or see what unique prepared food and goodies you can find at The Local Gourmet.




When friends or family come to town (if there are too many to fit in one house!) give them the quintessential Southbury experience by recommending a local bed & breakfast or hotel. Evergreen Bed & Breakfast is housed in a beautiful historic home with modern amenities, and lush forests, meandering rivers, and rolling hills set the stage for a unique experience at the Heritage Hotel.




Whether you need a gift for someone quickly or an item for the house or kitchen, there are several places to get it nearby. Southbury Green and Union Square are shopping malls anchored by markets, and there’s always treasure to find at HomeGoods!




Medical care is of utmost importance, and it’s best to have access to a doctor or hospital quickly should you need one. Southbury is home to several medical facilities where you can find quality care, including St. Mary’s Hospital, Hartford Healthcare Group, Physician One Urgent Care, and the Women’s Health Center.




Students in the town of Southbury are served by the excellent Pomperaug Regional School District 15. The Pomperaug elementary, middle, and high schools all are highly rated and provide students in the area with a solid educational foundation and enriching extracurricular activities. 




Enjoy the majestic scenery of western New Haven County while you sharpen your golf game! Silo Point Country Club is an 18- hole championship golf course with most of the holes carved into the foothills and placed along the Pomperaug River. Pomperaug Golf Club offers a picturesque backdrop for a relaxing day on the greens, and Granfield Farms Golf Course is a 9-hole executive golf course that’s great for players of all ages and skill levels. 

When you live at Southbury Hills, everything you could want or need is at your fingertips! From the beautiful ranch and modern farmhouse homes and the large wooded lots on which they are situated, to the many attractions and establishments that make up the community, you can live your best “One and Only” life right here in Southbury!


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