Granby, CT 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Granby is a small town in Connecticut offering residents a close-knit local community while being within reach of some of the largest cities in the country. Furthermore, Granby is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, including the Berkshire Mountains, giving residents plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation. Residents of 55+ communities in Granby enjoy the best of both worlds in small town living and big city amenities.

Granby is a small town in Connecticut offering residents a close-knit local community while being within reach of some of the largest cities in the country. Furthermore, Granby is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, including the Berkshire Mountains, giving residents plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation. Residents of 55+ communities in Granby enjoy the best of both worlds in small town living and big city amenities.

Climate & Geography

Granby's climate is classified as humid continental, therefore summers are warm to hot and humid and winters are cold and snowy. The town experiences more rain and snowfall than the national average and has an overall comfort index of 6.9/10.
Granby is located in the Berkshires, surrounded by woodlands with wildlife including black bears, eastern moose, and white tailed deer.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Granby has a variety of fun things to do in the area including Lost Acres Vineyard, McLean Game Refuge, Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard, Tunxis State Forest, Salmon Brook Music Series, Enders State Forest, and Old Mill Pond Village Shops.

Residents looking for more dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities can reach Hartford, the state capital, in less than an hour. Boston and New York City are also close enough for a weekend getaway with just a two-hour and three-hour drive, respectively.

Cost of Living & Taxes

Granby’s cost of living is above the state and national average with housing being the primary reason for the spike in cost.

Social Security income is exempt for individuals with gross income less than $50,000 and $60,000 for married couples. However, aside from railroad retirement benefits and military pensions, all other forms of retirement income, such as pensions and retirement savings accounts, are taxed at ordinary income tax rates. However, the state of Connecticut offers tax breaks for homeowners based on age and income.

Health Care

Residents of Granby 55+ communities have convenient access to medical centers and hospitals. The closest options include Baystate Noble Hospital only 11 miles away from town. St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, and Baystate Medical Center are all within a 15-mile radius.


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The Village at Hunt Glen - Granby, CT

The Village at Hunt Glen

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  • Low $300ks - Mid $300ks
  • 69 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2003 - 2006
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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