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Latest home added on 7 Sep 2018 see all
Single Family Home For Sale in Wilton CT 06897. Colonial house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home For Sale

57 Old Farm Road, Wilton CT
$ 1,249,000 listed on 7 Sep 2018
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 1.9 Acres
  • 4,360 Sqft
  • Built in 1961
  • Colonial House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
Single Family Home For Sale in Wilton CT 06897. Contemporary house near waterfront with swimming pool and 1 car garage.

Single Family Home For Sale

43 Evans Lane, Wilton CT
$ 995,000 listed on 7 Sep 2018
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 14.1 Acres
  • 3,237 Sqft
  • Built in 1965
  • Contemporary House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
Single Family Home For Sale in Wilton CT 06897. Colonial house near waterfront with 3 car garage.

Single Family Home For Sale

210a Belden Hill Road, Wilton CT
$ 1,699,000 listed on 28 Aug 2018
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 2.0 Acres
  • 4,325 Sqft
  • Built in 2018
  • Colonial House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
Single Family Home For Sale in Wilton CT 06897. Old contemporary house near waterfront.

Single Family Home For Sale

200 Drum Hill Road, Wilton CT
$ 625,000 listed on 25 Jul 2018
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2.5 Acres
  • 2,318 Sqft
  • Built in 1910
  • Old Contemporary House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
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Latest home sold on 22 Aug 2018 see all
Single Family Home Sold in Wilton CT 06897. Colonial house near waterfront with swimming pool and 3 car garage.

Single Family Home Sold

421 Belden Hill Road, Wilton CT
$ 1,375,000 sold on 22 Aug 2018
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2.0 Acres
  • 5,823 Sqft
  • Built in 1998
  • Colonial House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
Single Family Home Sold in Wilton CT 06897.  cape cod house near waterfront.

Single Family Home Sold

320 Belden Hill Road, Wilton CT
$ 420,000 sold on 9 Aug 2018
  • 2 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.69 Acres
  • 1,020 Sqft
  • Built in 1940
  • Cape Cod House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
Single Family Home Sold in Wilton CT 06897. Colonial house near waterfront with 3 car garage.

Single Family Home Sold

75 Graenest Ridge Road, Wilton CT
$ 1,210,000 sold on 20 Jul 2018
  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 1.52 Acres
  • 6,208 Sqft
  • Built in 1993
  • Colonial House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
Single Family Home Sold in Wilton CT 06897. Old  cottage house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home Sold

76 Belden Hill Road, Wilton CT
$ 679,250 sold on 3 Jul 2018
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3.14 Acres
  • 2,130 Sqft
  • Built in 1920
  • Old Cottage House
(Courtesy of the GFC CMLS IDX Program)
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Lifestyle and Community

The first settlers of Wilton Parish, Nathaniel Ketchum, John St. John, and John Keeler, were also the first settlers of Belden Hill. This section of town was named for Samuel and John Belden, brothers of Wilton resident William Belden. Neither man, Samuel or John, actually lived in Belden Hill.

Nathaniel Ketchum was a native of Norwalk, but moved to Wilton to a farm of 87 acres. He sat in the Great Pew at church, was on the Society Committee and Highway Committee, was the first Lieutenant of the Wilton Train Band, and was also in charge of the Wilton school money. There was a single room schoolhouse in Belden Hill, which was in operation until the mid-1930s. Like other schoolhouses in Wilton, such as Bald Hill, Middlebrook, and Nod Hill, it was converted into a home that is still lived in today.

Living nearby to Ketchum was John St. John, the musician of Wilton Parish, who was also in charge of psalms on Sunday. He farmed on 145 acres of land from 1715 to 1773. John Keeler, known as the settler of Belden Hill, owned land there in 1709, and built his home in 1714. The home was rebuilt in 1744 and again in 1895.

Perhaps the best-known Belden family member is William Belden, who came to Wilton with his wife Margaret Arms and their 10 children in the early 1700s. They moved from the town of Deerfield, Massachusetts after an Indian massacre destroyed their home and homes of relatives, many of whom were killed or taken in captivity.

The Belden family moved to the historic district Pimpewaug, where an old home remains there today. Belden’s farm became known to townspeople as “Egypt,” as he was successful with his harvests when his neighbors had barren fields.

Belden was a prominent member of Wilton and was eventually granted a seat in the front row pew of the Congregational Church. William Belden has several ancestors of Wilton, including the Hurlbutts, Coles, Rockwells, Seymours, Taylors, and more.

His grandson, Azor II, is rumored to have been involved in a murder. The story goes that in 1789, a traveler named Stephen Wakeman met Belden in a tavern. Wakeman had a large stash of money on him, peaking the interest of Belden. When Wakeman left the tavern, Belden followed him and struck him with ax, and threw his dead body in an old silver mine at Honey Hill. To further the legend, human bones were supposedly found in the silver mine nearly a hundred years later.

Map of Belden Hill, Wilton CT



Town & County

Wilton, CT

With high ranking schools, easy commute to Manhattan, and a variety of recreational activities, this town is a great place to live.

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This home is 21% above the town's $ 979K avg price
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Fairfield County

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This home is 14% above the county's $ 1.04M avg price
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Home Styles in Neighborhood

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  • 2 Waterfront
  • 2 Mansion
  • 11 New Construct.

home types

  • 11 Single Family
  • home styles

  • 2 Contemporary
  • 7 Colonial

  • 1964average
    year built

    4,573average
    sq feet

    3.54average
    acres

    Market Trends

    Sales Statistics

    98 Avg. Days on Market
    $ 13.1M Dollars on Market
    92% Sale / List Ratio

    Price Statistics

    • Highest Price $1,975,000
    • Median Price $1,249,000
    • Average Price $1,190,718
    • Lowest Price $625,000

    Price Frequency Distribution

    Year Built Statistics

    • Newest 2018
    • Average Year 1964
    • Median Year 1961
    • Oldest 1910

    Year Built Frequency Distribution

    Surface Statistics

    • Most Sq. Feet 7,699
    • Average Sq. Feet 4,573
    • Median Sq. Feet 4,325
    • Least Sq. Feet 2,318

    Sq. Feet Frequency Distribution

    Acreage Statistics

    • Most Acres 14.10
    • Average Acreage 3.54
    • Median Acreage 2.00
    • Least Acres 1.03

    Acreage Frequency Distribution