Beach Living in Fairfield County - Fairfield Beach and Southport CT

March 27, 2013
March 2013Real Estate Market Data for Fairfield, CT by Dagny Eason of Dagny's Real Estate. Fairfield is a great Connecticut town, located in Fairfield County

March 2013

Real Estate Market Data for Fairfield, CT by Dagny Eason of Dagny's Real Estate

Fairfield is a great Connecticut town, located in Fairfield County

In 2012 Fairfield was voted 64th in the Top 100 Towns to Live in the United States by Money Magazine. Fairfield is one of the larger towns in Fairfield County, with waterfront properties on scenic Long Island Sound and Fairfield University is located near the center of town.

If you are looking to live here there are many wonderful neighborhoods to consider. Last month we talked about the University area and Greenfield Hill. Fairfield is big, so this month I thought we could look closer at the Beach area in Fairfield and Southport, CT.

Homes Sales in Fairfield 2011-February 2013 by price

Beach Neighborhood in Fairfield

So far in March, 4 houses and 1 condominium have sold in the beach neighborhood of Fairfield. The prices range from $350,000 for a cape to a 4 bedroom 4.5 bath colonial built in 2011, that sold for $1,400,000.

Southport, CT

This map below shows Fairfield County the Pink on map shows Fairfield, Southport section is in RED

Homes Sales in Southport

2011-February 2013 by price

Only 1 house has sold so far in March in Southport for $407,500. There are 59 active homes on the market and 4 pending.

Some lovely homes are on the market right now in Southport with prices ranging from $269,000 all the way up to $12,900,000.

There are many different feels to the Southport section of Fairfield. If you are in town in Southport you can walk to shops and restaurants and there are beautiful ivy covered antique townhouses. There are also Sprawling estates on the water that have views of Long Island sound and Southport Harbor.

Hopefully Southport will get some more activity in the coming months with all those active listings.

Currently in Fairfield...

The average sale price in February was $585,840 and 26 houses have sold in February. There are currently 356 active listings and 87 pending in Fairfield.

Fairfield Sales History

In 2010, 692 homes sold in Fairfield for an average price of $652,223. In 2011, 604 homes sold with an average price of $655,235, and in 2012, 689 homes sold for $642,645.

Fairfield CT

  • Population 59,404

  • Median Resident Age 38.5

  • Estimated Household Income $136,808

  • Median House or Condo Value in 2012 $618,417

(These statistics are estimates)

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