Washington, Connecticut is a picturesque New England town located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in Litchfield County. Located on the Shepaug River it has been a weekend destination since the mid-eighteen hundreds when the train ran through the depot. The rail line has long since gone, but local land trusts preserve the areas for hiking, fishing and biking. Easily accessible from the great cities of the Northeast, Litchfield County offers a small but diverse population. This little corner of Connecticut is lovely and inviting while still being private and relaxing. Washington continues to draw a full-time and weekend population of artists, writers, business leaders and entertainers Washington offers sophisticated dining, cafes, brilliant galleries, distinctive antique shops, book stores, home and garden boutiques as well as local conveniences. In the surrounding towns there are many restaurants, antique shops, flea markets and inns for local consumption as well as for travelers, sightseers and tourist. Beautiful Lake Waramaug has several beaches for swimming, motor boating and crew racing. Stunning western views over farmland and estates from this hill top 84+- acre parcel. In a premier Washington area, this property has both open meadow and woodland with some first growth trees. Once a peach orchard, some of the old fruit trees remain and provide focal points in the large open meadow. The property to the east is still in use as the Averill Apple Farm whose development rights has been sold to the State of Connecticut and will remain as a farm. The property to the west is the Swanson Blueberry Farm. This parcel is suitable for one magnificent compound, with privacy, rambling stonewalls and 180 degree views. Conservation easements in place.