Elyse Harney Real Estate

Articles of Interest

Purposely Re-purposed

To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour… -William Blake It’s the unique mosaic of authenticity that makes a… Read More...

Happy Thanksgiving

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” -Henry David Thoreau Thanksgiving is celebrated in many forms throughout the world, and is generally considered a celebration of the harvest and good fortune of the year.… Read More...

The Spirit of the Season

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” -Aesop Thanksgiving is just around the corner, marking the beginning of the Holiday Season. More than just a time of celebration and tradition, the Holiday Season is when… Read More...

Veterans’ Day

“Veterans Day is an acknowledgment that those willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for our country – and their families – deserve our admiration and respect today and every day. ” -Elizabeth Esty   On the eleventh day, of the… Read More...

Oh My Gourd!

“Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin.” –Simone Schwartz-Bart Pumpkins, squash and gourds are all members of the same family that contains over 100 genera and over 700 species. The word “pumpkin,” which has… Read More...

Ephemeral Magic

Swarms of dragonflies have recently created ephemeral evening displays throughout the Southern Berkshires.  After weeks of summer heat, sporadic August storms have brought welcomed cooler evenings – and an abundance of insects!  Dragonflies, true to their revered totem, have proven… Read More...

8TH ANNUAL OPEN YOUR EYES STUDIO TOUR

The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council presents… 8TH ANNUAL OPEN YOUR EYES STUDIO TOUR Saturday, June 24, 10 – 5 p.m. & Sunday, June 25, 10 – 4 p.m. 31 Artists’ Studios in Sharon, Lakeville & Salisbury, CT – FREE TOAST-the-TOUR Read More...

Salisbury, Conn.: An Antidote for Cabin Fever (NY Times, 05/21/2017)

Salisbury, Conn.: An Antidote for Cabin Fever By JACK KADDEN MAY 31, 2017 “Salisbury combines the quaintness of Norman Rockwell New England, the cachet of the Upper East Side and the enthusiasm for the outdoors of Vermont and Colorado…” …“Salisbury… Read More...

Lakeville, Conn. A Norman Rockwell Kind of Place

Click the below article to read Wall Street Journal’s featured article on our beloved Lakeville, CT. Lakeville, Conn. A Norman Rockwell Kind of Place Weekenders and younger families are settling down in the scenic village By BILL CARY… Read More...


Home For Sale Salisbury CT EH3208

“Built in 1775, I’m older than the United States…”

Preservation Personals: Enjoy the Solitary Beauty of Rural New England Like J.D. Salinger By:Filip Mazurczak This home is available for Sale: EH3208 In the 1960s, J.D. Salinger—author of the perennial bestsellers The Catcher in the Rye and Franny and Zooey—was… Read More...

An “On Demand” Market

  As Millennials begin to seek home-ownership, they come equipped with a lifetime of experience in having abundant information available on demand – and a heightened ability to quickly filter through listings of interest.  Due to this trend, professional real… Read More...

Yankee Magazine: Salisbury, Connecticut

YANKEE MAGAZINE (December 2015) Salisbury, Connecticut| Could You Live Here? Author: Annie Graves Tucked away in the Nutmeg State’s Litchfield Hills, Salisbury, Connecticut, is a lovely town where it’s possible to take flight.   photo by Anne DayRead More...

Home For Sale Sharon CT EH3229

Renovated Barn in Sharon, CT

Renovated Barn in Sharon Featuring Unique Details Monday, November 30, 2015 By John Torsiello When Ruth Adams set about designing her garden at the home in Sharon, her overall intent was to create a place of serenity. Well, mission… Read More...

Congratulations to Dick Herman

Congratulations to Dick Herman on operating Oblong Bookstore for 40 years in Millerton,NY. In honor of this remarkable achievement, Harney & Sons Fine Teas has made a special tea that Dick is now giving away at his store: Oblong Oolong.Read More...

A Tea Garden in Tivoli

American Garden Design Inspired by the Japanese Way of Tea by Bettina Mueller “For anyone who has considered taking on the challenge of transplanting Japanese culture to a new setting, here is a great example, with hints on gardens, tea… Read More...

NYT: Buying a Second Home First

“Buying a Second Home First” by Michelle Higgins (New York Times, Real Estate, September 11, 2015) Dismayed at what their money will get them in the city, some are looking to the country to purchase weekends homes of respite.… Read More...

AMERICA’S BEST NEW RESTAURANTS 2015: White Hart Inn

AMERICA’S BEST NEW RESTAURANTS 2015 The Dining Room at the White Hart Inn (Salisbury, CT) by Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer · August 4, 2015 Bon Appetite named the White Hart Inn’s Dining Room one of the Best New Restaurants… Read More...

“An 18th Century Historic Home in Litchfield Gets an Update” by Candace Taylor (Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2015)

A local couple who shares their time between New York City and Litchfield, CT has spent decades restoring their home in Litchfield. “It’s got such a big soul. And we’re just carrying that with us,” said Ms. Champalimaud on a… Read More...