Guilford and the Shoreline

long hill farm guilford ctLong Hill Farm is surrounded by remarkable landscapes and recreational opportunities. Guilford boasts a public golf course and tennis courts are just around the corner from the “Farm” There are dozens of marked trails and a lovely town beach on Long Island Sound where you can also store kayaks and windsurfing boards. Guilford’s other town beach is on Lake Quonnipaug. If you’re a birdwatcher, Long Hill Farm is home to an array of songbirds as well as owls, hawks, and many migrating species.

Long Hill Farm residents appreciate Guilford’s charming retail shops, restaurants, and coffeehouses, an independent bookstore, a library with an extensive range of programming, a well-stocked hardware store, and four churches of various denominations surrounding the Guilford Green.  Bishop’s Orchard’s, famous for its pick your own apples, is adjacent. Importantly, Guilford is home to the Yale–New Haven Hospital Shoreline Medical Center, a 24/7 emergency room and medical facility.

Cultural offerings abound in Guilford and nearby towns including the Ivorytown Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, the Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and of course in New Haven, Yale University. New York City is easily reachable via Route 95 or the Shoreline East Railroad connecting with Metro North.  Bradley International Airport is a one-hour drive, and the New York, Boston, and Providence airports are within two hours.