Bethel Connecticut

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A small town with a friendly community, beautiful homes, and great amenities.
Map of Bethel CT

Bethel is a small New England town located in the Northern Fairfield County, Connecticut. The town offers the advantage of being only 60 miles from New York City, with its busy and energetic lifestyle, as well as very close to the countryside, within minutes from the rural parts of Connecticut.

Founded around 1700, Bethel was a parish of Danbury for over 96 years and it was mainly a self-sufficient farming community. The first Bethel houses were built in the 1730s or 1740s, and can be found at 27 Grassy Plain Street and 63 Grassy Plain Street. Since then, the town has bloomed and even though it is rather small, Bethel is one of the places you can fall in love with quickly. The town also has a historic district- the Greenwood Avenue Historic District. This is the commercial center of the town and it features a variety of architectural styles- from Greek revival to Victorian styles, and the early 20th century influences, the buildings in Bethel center represent a part of small town American architecture history. The area includes various shops, restaurants, a public library, a church and a former opera house.

Whether you want to go for a stroll or a hike, shop for fresh fruit and vegetables at the Farmers Market, or even enjoy the wonderful sights over the beautiful woods and fields, you can do it without giving it much thought. Bethel is a unique small town with a friendly community and incredible parks and open spaces. In addition, the town has a very low crime rate, and it offers great education opportunities.

The town of Bethel is a family oriented place, with beautiful landscapes, interesting traditions and friendly people. It is a town where one can enjoy the beauty and serenity that nature has to offer, but also feel the pulse of a modern and energetic lifestyle.

Bethel Demographic Details:


The Neighborhoods

Bethel CT has 4 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods
Most expensive neighborhood Codfish Hill $ 444K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Grassy Plain $ 352K median price
With most homes on the market Grassy Plain 54 homes for sale
With the largest homes Codfish Hill 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Grassy Plain 23 sold in last 90 days
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Top 5 Best Selling Neighborhoods

Grassy Plain

23 homes recently sold

Located in the middle of this community is Overlook Park, where there are many walking trails and campsites.

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Plumtrees

14 homes recently sold

This charming neighborhood is located near the heart of Bethel. Blue Jay Orchards is located here, and is a great place to pick your own apples in ...

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Chimney Heights

7 homes recently sold

This quiet, suburban neighborhood was developed in the 1950s.

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Codfish Hill

6 homes recently sold

Located just north of Huntington State Park in Redding, hiking is just a few minutes away.

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The Homes in Bethel

105 homes for sale

$ 360K median price

99.1% sale / list ratio

88 days on market

latest homes for sale

Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801. Ranch house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

38 Quaker Ridge Road, Bethel CT $ 354,000 New listing
3 Beds 2 Baths 0.48 Acres 2,156 Sqft Built in 1971 Ranch House
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listed on 4 Apr 2020
Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801.  house near waterfront with 1 car garage.

Single Family Home

17 Deepwood Drive, Bethel CT $ 269,000 New listing
3 Beds 1 Baths 0.3 Acres 1,240 Sqft Built in 1956 House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 3 Apr 2020
Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801. Colonial house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

14 Kristy Drive, Bethel CT $ 429,900 New listing
4 Beds 3 Baths 1.78 Acres 2,712 Sqft Built in 1984 Colonial House
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listed on 2 Apr 2020
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homes styles and types

1985 average year built

2,220 average sq feet

2.19 average acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 69 $ 444K
Condos 35 $ 344K
Multi Family 1 $ 299K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 27 $ 350K
Antique 2 $ 550K
Contemporary 4 $ 452K
Colonial 29 $ 577K
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Waterfront 5 $ 446K
New Construction 105 $ 410K

recently sold homes

Condo Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801.  townhouse near waterfront.

Condo Home

39 Plumtrees Road, unit B, Bethel CT $ 182,500 Closed
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,176 Sqft Built in 1985 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 1 Apr 2020
Single Family Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801. Old antique farm house near lake side waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

87 Turkey Plain Road, Bethel CT $ 598,000 Closed
4 Beds 3 Baths 3.78 Acres 3,021 Sqft Built in 1890 Old Antique Farm House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 31 Mar 2020
Condo Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801.  townhouse near waterfront with swimming pool and 2 car garage.

Condo Home

100 Concord Lane, unit 100, Bethel CT $ 310,000 Closed
2 Beds 3 Baths 2,660 Sqft Built in 2002 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 31 Mar 2020
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Real Estate Market Trends

Home Price Stats

Most expensive home

$1,095,000
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Average sale price

$409,654

Median sale price

$359,900

Cheapest home

$169,000 See cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 43.0M

Sale / List ratio

99%

Price Breakdown
  • < $100K0 homes

  • $100K - $200K8 homes

  • $200K - $300K18 homes

  • $300K - $400K37 homes

  • $400K - $500K22 homes

  • $500K - $600K8 homes

  • $600K - $700K4 homes

  • $700K - $800K2 homes

  • $800K - $900K4 homes

  • $900K - $1.0M1 homes

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Construction Year Stats

Newest homes built in

2020
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Average construction year

1985

Median construction year

1989

Oldest homes built in

1830
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Built Year Breakdown
  • < 17000 homes

  • 1700 - 18000 homes

  • 1800 - 19002 homes

  • 1900 - 19105 homes

  • 1910 - 19200 homes

  • 1920 - 19301 homes

  • 1930 - 19401 homes

  • 1940 - 19501 homes

  • 1950 - 196010 homes

  • 1960 - 19707 homes

  • 1970 - 198015 homes

  • 1980 - 199011 homes

  • 1990 - 20003 homes

  • 2000 - 20107 homes

  • > 201042 homes

Home Surface Stats

Biggest home

4,836 square feet
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Average home surface

2,220

Median home surface

2,126

Smallest home

782 square feet
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Square Feet Breakdown
  • < 5000 homes

  • 500 - 10005 homes

  • 1000 - 150019 homes

  • 1500 - 200026 homes

  • 2000 - 250019 homes

  • 2500 - 300020 homes

  • 3000 - 35005 homes

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Home Lot Stats

Home with biggest lot

27 acres
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Average home lot

2

Median home lot

0

Home with smallest lot

0 acres
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Acres Breakdown
  • 0 - 136 homes

  • 1 - 217 homes

  • 2 - 36 homes

  • 3 - 41 homes

  • 4 - 54 homes

  • 5 - 60 homes

  • 6 - 72 homes

  • 7 - 80 homes

  • 8 - 91 homes

  • 9 - 101 homes

  • > 102 homes


Condo Complexes in Bethel CT

Bethel CT has 22 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes
Most expensive complex Summit at Bethel $ 494K median price
Most affordable complex Quail Run $ 175K median price
With most homes on the market Summit at Bethel 8 homes for sale
With the largest homes Kingswood 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Summit at Bethel 3 sold in last 90 days
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