December 7, 2023

DANBURY — Proprietors of a 102-calendar year-aged horse farm have presented to sell their residence to the metropolis for open up area — a prospect that local officers say could allow for for schooling alternatives or even extend close by parks. 

If accepted, the deal would include things like  a 5-calendar year lease-back again strategy that would make it possible for Ed and Lucy Prybylski to preserve jogging the Satisfied Trails Farm for another four to five a long time. The pair introduced a “negotiable” inquiring rate of $1.75 million. 

“I sense strongly that this would be a terrific financial investment for the town,” Ed Prybylski mentioned Thursday when an hod committee of the Metropolis Council talked about the proposal. “We have experienced realtors occur to us with people today who want to invest in our farm. In our hearts we think it is crucial it to be in the fingers of the city so we can be a component of it.”

Associates at the committee conference, like Metropolis Council President Vinny DiGilio and Mayor Dean Esposito, have been unanimously in favor of pursuing the house on 36 Mountainville Highway, adjacent to Rogers Park, Tarrywile Park and the Old Quarry Character Heart.