Tolland, CT

Tolland is a town in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 15,052 at the 2010 census. Tolland was named in May, 1715, and incorporated in May, 1722. According to some, the town derives its name from being a toll station on the old road between Boston and New York. Alternatively, its name could have been taken after Tolland in Somerset, England. Today Interstate 84, the main highway connecting New York City, Hartford, Connecticut and Boston, bisects Tolland, but the town retains a charming village feel. Tolland Green is the informal center of the community, and a national historic district. The Green's features include an old-fashioned penny candy and antiques store known to locals as the 'Red and White'; the town's original 19th-century town hall, now an arts center; the 'Old Tolland Jail' museum; the 'Tolland Inn' bed and breakfast; and the Hicks-Stearns Museum, a restored Victorian house. The architectural styles on display, including the white steeples of several churches, are reminiscent of a picture-postcard New England scene. The town is also home to the supposedly haunted 'Benton Homestead'. Many of the town's adults work in Hartford, located about 25 minutes away, often at one of the city's many insurance companies, or for the neighbouring University of Connecticut in Storrs to the south. A family-oriented town, the landscape of Tolland is primarily composed of large houses on plots of around one acre. Undeveloped, forested land covers the area between the town's many residential developments. Containing two state forests and several municipal parks, the town retains a relatively rural character. In September 2006 Tolland opened the new Tolland High School to support the growing number of students. The town is also expanding with new commercial and residential developments.

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    FOR SALE

    5 Bed

    7.0 Bath

    9,051SqFt

    230 Grant Hill Rd,
    Tolland, CT 06084

    $1,950,000

    Listed ByWilliam Raveis Real Estate

    MLS® #G688432 MLS® # G688432 (Active)
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    5 Bed

    5.0 Bath

    4,842SqFt

    55 Sage Meadow Dr,
    Tolland, CT 06084

    $799,900

    Listed ByBHHS New England Properties

    MLS® #G10171332 MLS® # G10171332 (Active)
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    4 Bed

    4.0 Bath

    3,450SqFt

    27 chester way,
    Tolland, CT 06084

    $699,900

    Listed ByBHHS New England Properties

    MLS® #G10186564 MLS® # G10186564 (Active)
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    5 Bed

    5.0 Bath

    5,115SqFt

    6 Sugar Bush Ln,
    Tolland, CT 06084

    $689,900

    Listed ByBHHS New England Properties

    MLS® #G10196550 MLS® # G10196550 (Active)
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    4 Bed

    3.0 Bath

    3,802SqFt

    44 Birch Hill Dr,
    Tolland, CT 06084

    $649,900

    Listed ByCampbell-Keune Realty Inc

    MLS® #G10195847 MLS® # G10195847 (Active)

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