South Farms, In Middletown, CT

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Middletown Connecticut can be identified by five major sections, South Farms, Westfield, Westlake, Downtown, and the Northend. With the most rural, and diverse sections being the  South Farm sections of town.   South Farms, In Middletown, CT is the most centrally located to major through-ways, shopping areas, as well as Downtown.

South Farms is bordered by RT 9, and RT 155.  While this section of town has a very country atmosphere, you can be Downtown, grocery shopping, taking in a movie, or having your favorite fast food within 5 minutes.

While South Farms is the home to several small farms which are still run by families who first started them, such as the Harvey, Lee, Graves, Harris, and Brock families. 

South Farms is also the home of three Planned Residential Communities with cluster housing.  Cedar Village, Sand Hill Road, and South Farms newest Planned Residential Community, West Ridge Estates.  These Planned Residential Community are well placed among well established neighborhoods with much larger lots and various style homes. 

All thought South Farms has a very distinct New England look, it does also have housing  you might not normally expect to see here, and would not see unless you take the time to tour this part of town.  When you drive through the South Farms back roads you will not only see the expected typical New England Style Homes, but you will also see some very larger, more contemporary styles that attract those who are looking for upper end houses.


As you continue your drive through South Farms you might also be surprised to see Apartment Complexes such as Woodbury Circle, and Summer Hill which are subsidized apartments for lower income families.  Both of these Apartment Complexes combined consist of over 300 units.

South Farms even has its own Fire Department (shown above) that is supported by a separate Tax District which is separate from the town budget, and voted on only by South Farms residents.  For those interested in higher education South Farms is the home of Middlesex Community College, where students can attend and receive an Associates Degree in Business, Marketing, Science, and Liberal Arts.


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Comments (12)

Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi George:


What a wonderful overview of South Farms. Your beautiful photos and commentary really brought it to life! Sounds like a great part of Middletown, CT, and I bet a popular place to live!



Apr 29, 2021 04:37 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Youe photos provide pleasant glimpses into the community of South Farms, Middletown, Connecticut, George.

Apr 29, 2021 06:39 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

An abundance of beauty for sure, without question! I would love to see morephotos!

Apr 29, 2021 10:11 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning George.

Sounds like a place we would enjoy, however it is just a tad out of our range where we would want to live

Apr 30, 2021 04:22 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I love the look of South Farms and the homes look very nice!  I have never been to that part of the country but I have to get there sometime and check it out.

Apr 30, 2021 04:59 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning again, George. South Farms looks and sounds like a wonderful place to live! You've described it beautifully.

Apr 30, 2021 05:10 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning George! It looks like such a lovely area indeed. Thank you for posting

Apr 30, 2021 07:29 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376


South Farm section of Middletown CT is so beautiful.  Stately homes in the upper price bracket yet government-subsidized apartments for lower-income families sounds like a diversified community.


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Apr 30, 2021 10:07 AM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Beautiful Farms and bucolic scenery can always keep my attention. :

Apr 30, 2021 11:43 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

George my friend I am sure I drove through South Farms four decades ago but in those days I was driving like a European, since that is when I returned from four years being there... so with that said it was probably a blur.... now I get the chance to see it through your pictures:) Endre

Apr 30, 2021 11:48 PM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

George Souto - I enjoyed your overview of South Farms. It was interesting and kept me engaged. Well done, my friend.

May 01, 2021 04:24 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

I just came back to see what all you guys would say and I guess we are all in consensus that this post is pretty awesome

May 02, 2021 08:40 PM