Living Well in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Lakeville (Salisbury)


Their work is primarily residential with an innovative approach to modernism, site integration, and sustainability. The choreography of light, volume, materiality, and spatial progression informs their work and harmonizes with their architectural objectives and the preferences of their clients.
11 Brook Street, Lakeville


The performing arts hall of The Hotchkiss School was designed by and completed in 2005. With views of Lakeville’s Lake Wononscupomuc, the hall is home to the Hotchkiss Concert Series, hosting free classical concerts September through May. Guest artists have included The Fine Arts Quartet, Amerigo Trio, Nordic Voices, The Hartt Symphony Orchestra, and Midori. The hall is also home to Hotchkiss Summer Portals concerts, once again free and open to the public during June and July. Past guests have included Melvin Chen, Miró Quartet, Brentano Quartet, Ida Kavafian, and the Ying Quartet. This is a fabulous venue and the concerts are spectacular.

The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville
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Situated at The Hotchkiss School, The Tremaine Gallery is a museum-quality exhibition space located in the main building. With education at the heart of its mission, the gallery hosts six shows a year, encompassing a wide range of artists, media, and styles. Along with the exhibitions, there are gallery talks with artists.

The Hotchkiss School
11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville
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For 28 years, Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Connecticut has participated in working to build stronger communities.  They treasure their volunteers, donors from the past and present, and those who work to create lasting impacts for hard-working local families.  Without our wonderful community, Habitat for Humanity could not provide the opportunity of affordable home ownership and help families to achieve their dreams of a brighter future.

Habitat for Humanity NWCT


Willey Design is experienced in all phases of interior architecture services that uses clear, logical, architectural solutions that improve and enhance surroundings.

Willey Design
340 Main St., Lakeville


A micro flower farm located in Lakeville, Connecticut growing and designing for custom events and weddings. 

Crooked Oak Farm 
2 ore Hill Rd. 
Lakeville, CT 


The studio is situated in a beautifully renovated carriage barn. And Sara Getz  is amazing as lead teacher. A variety of traditional Yoga classes for all levels of students.

Yoga at Space
228 Sharon Rd.


Stop by this casual yet classic pizzeria today and indulge in a few hot slices at Deano’s Pizza. They also have salads, calzones, strombolis, and speciality pizza.

Deano’s Pizza
24 Millerton Rd., Lakeville

Sweet William’s Bakery is the real deal. The folks here bake everything on-site and with everything made entirely from scratch using fresh, high-quality ingredients. An extensive selection of coffee is available, perfect with their baked goodies such as cookies, scones, muffins, biscuits, layer cakes, cheesecake, tarts, tea breads, biscotti, pound cake, pies, candied nuts, cupcakes and much more (are you full yet?).

Sweet William’s Bakery
19 Main St.

Reservations are a must if you want to experience the excellent food at one of the area’s most popular, well-reputed restaurants, The Woodland. The menu is extensive and varied (for a thrill, try the sushi).  Fun bar scene. Impeccable service.

The Woodland
192 Sharon Rd., Lakeville

Flavorful and lean grass-fed beef as well as pork and chickens are available at the well reputed Whippoorwill Farm, located on scenic Salmon Kill Road. No hormones or antibiotics are used. The beef is dry aged for full flavor and tenderness, then vacuum wrapped and frozen for freshness. They now accept credit cards. Call ahead to check when they are open.

Whippoorwill Farm
189 Salmon Kill Rd.


Old Farm Nursery is a phenomenal set up and business; well worth a visit to look at Judy and Pat Murphy’s stunning gardens surrounding their house (yes, visitors are invited to walk the property). But this, mostly, is a serious nursery specializing in landscape design and installation. A huge variety of trees, shrubs and perennials make this farm indispensable to the area.

Old Farm Nursery
158 Lime Rock Rd.

Petpourri carries high-quality pet food and pet paraphernalia.

333 Main St.


The Interlaken Inn is a country inn and resort located in the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut. With plenty to offer during any season, the Interlaken welcomes leisure and corporate guests looking for a unique and relaxing lakefront getaway, complete with upscale lodging and dining, superior amenities and on-property recreation.

Enjoy excellent local cuisine at Morgan’s Restaurant, located at the Interlaken Inn. With an always-changing farm-to-table menu, Morgan’s offers fresh, locally grown cuisine featuring farms from all over the Litchfield Hills. Enjoy specialty cocktails and check out our carefully selected wine list for the perfect complement to dinner.

Interlaken Inn
74 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville
Instagram: @interlaken_inn


This is the tallest peak in Connecticut. Undermountain Trail is the a popular trail and part of the legendary Appalachian Trail. It’s a long and steep hike, but there are streams, waterfalls, and woodlands, so take your time and enjoy. It is about a 5 to 6 mile round trip, best to plan the day around it.

Another all-day excursion, this is a challenging walk. The reward is the gorgeous view from the top. Along the way, enjoy the wildflowers and the songbirds.

Lion’s Head

Salisbury School Rink is an ice skating rink where you can go to practice your skills on the ice, from hockey to figure skating.

251 Canaan Rd.


The Hotchkiss School has two rinks, the Thomas Schmidt Rink and Andrew K. Dwyer and Martin Dwyer III Rink.

11 Interlaken Rd.

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