Connecticut Land for Sale
Connecticut temperatures, according to Wikipedia, “Early spring (April) can range from slightly cool (40s to low 50s F) to warm (65 to 70 F), while mid and late spring (late April/May) is warm. By late May, the building Bermuda High creates a southerly flow of warm and humid tropical air, bringing hot weather conditions throughout the state.” Connecticut is also “bordered on the south by Long Island Sound, on the west by New York, on the north by Massachusetts, and on the east by Rhode Island,” as a one of the New England states. Geologically speaking “The highest peak in Connecticut is Bear Mountain in Salisbury in the northwest corner of the state. The highest point is just east of where Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York meet (42°3′ N, 73°29′ W), on the southern slope of Mount Frissell, whose peak lies nearby in Massachusetts. At the opposite extreme, many of the coastal towns have areas that are less than 20 feet (6 m) above sea level.” And “The combined educational, health and social services sector was the largest single industry as ranked by employment.”
Zillow states that, “The median home value in Connecticut is $259,855. Connecticut home values have gone up 1.4% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will fall -2.3% within the next year.” Smart Asset has this to say: “Connecticut homeowners pay some of the highest property taxes in the country. The state’s average effective property tax rate (taxes as a percentage of home value) is 2.07%, which ranks as the fourth highest of any state in the U.S.” Best Places states with a cost of living rated at 107.8, “A cost of living index above 100 means Connecticut is more expensive.”
Hunting Land for Sale in Connecticut
While Land Watch doesn't currently list specific hunting land or farm land for sale in Connecticut based on the five regions listed—River Valley, Mystic Country, Greater New Haven, Litchfield Hills, and Fairfield County—there are still tracts of land for sale in the Constitution State. The largest of these is a 620 acres parcel in Goshen, Litchfield County. E. Regulations Connecticut shows that there are seasons for squirrel, cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare, woodchuck, coyote, red and gray foxes, turkey, waterfowl, and whitetail deer. Outdoorsmen and women traveling to Connecticut can also try fishing, boating, ATV riding, hiking, and camping.
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Farm Land for Sale in Connecticut
The growing season in Connecticut is standard for the New England states, starting out after the last frost planting begins with harvest in October and November. Farm Flavor says, “Agriculture continues to be a significant industry in Connecticut by adding $4.8 billion to the economy each year. At least 60 percent of the state is farmland, forest and open space, providing an important natural resource, which enhances the environment.” “Leading products include dairy, chicken eggs, tobacco, fruits and among others.” Don't forget about ornamental shrubs, flowers, bedding plants, and christmas trees along with “70,000 acres of shellfish farms harvesting 450,000 bushels of hard clams and 200,000 bushels of oysters each year.” Connecticut gets an average of 40-50 inches of rain per year. According to the USDA, land in the state goes for about $12,200 per acre.
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Cheap Land for Sale in Connecticut
There are few wooded lots or acreages for sale as listed on Land Watch. One in Union, Tolland County is a three acre parcel for $24,900 and another in New Fairfield that is a mere .15 acres for $3,500 and one in Bristol that is .16 acre for $15,900.