Hallmark Hill – Wallingford, CT
With panoramic views of rolling hills and green pastures, the Hallmark Hill community in Wallingford, CT, offers a taste of country living with the convenience of city amenities nearby.
Completed in two phases, the community consists of 133 units, including townhouse and duplex-style homes with two, three or four bedrooms. Each unit has a one- or two-car garage, and the complex boasts a swimming pool, two tennis courts and a clubhouse.
Town of Wallingford
Incorporated in 1670, Wallingford covers an area of approximately 40 square miles on either side of the Quinnipiac River. With a population of 46,000, it is the 21st largest community in the state. Wallingford is 13 miles north of New Haven and five miles south of Meriden and is located in northern New Haven County.
The historical site of several manufacturing businesses during the 19th century, the town is now home to several corporations in the medical, service and high-tech industries. Wallingford has been consistently ranked by Connecticut Magazine in the top 10 towns in the state in its population group.
Hallmark Hill Community
The Hallmark Hill community is in a desirable setting that is part of the larger Cheshire Road neighborhood. The area offers the peace and tranquility of country living, yet is centrally located and convenient to highways, restaurants, shopping and medical facilities.
Wallingford offers a walkable downtown area with a picturesque historic district, and is also close to additional shopping, dining and cultural opportunities in New Haven, Meriden and Middletown. New York City is just two hours away.
Schools for Hallmark Hill
Wallingford has a well-regarded school system, with approximately 6,800 students in six schools. The district includes four K-2 elementary schools, four grade 3-5 elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools.
Attractions near Hallmark Hill
The pastoral area around Wallingford offers many scenic drives, and two local wineries host regular tours and tastings. The Paul Mellon Arts Center hosts several theater productions and art exhibitions throughout the year, and is also the home of the Wallingford Symphony Orchestra.
Choate Rosemary Hall, a prestigious private boarding school, is set on a beautiful campus that boasts many fine examples of Georgian and Modern architecture. Quinnipiac University in Hamden and Yale University in New Haven offer nearby cultural opportunities.
A number of locally managed parks and golf courses provide many recreational opportunities, and the Wallingford Parks and Recreation Department offers an impressive array of programs for young and old alike. Also nearby are Sleeping Giant State Park and Quinnipiac River State Park for additional outdoor enjoyment.
The primary highways serving Wallingford are Interstate 91, US-5 and state Route 15 (Wilbur Cross Parkway). Public transportation in the area includes Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor trains, as well as Metro North trains running from New Haven to New York City, and local buses.
Bradley International airport in Hartford is a 40-minute drive, and JFK and LaGuardia International Airports in New York are each approximately 2 hours away.