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 $ 445K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Chimney Heights $ 340K median price
With most homes on the market Grassy Plain 48 homes for sale
With the largest homes Codfish Hill 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Grassy Plain 36 sold in last 90 days
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Top 5 Best Selling Neighborhoods

Grassy Plain

36 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

22 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

10 homes recently sold

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

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Codfish Hill

7 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

133 homes for sale

$ 395K median price

99.4% sale / list ratio

82 days on market

latest homes for sale

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

Single Family Home

33 Putnam Park Road, Bethel CT $ 569,900 New listing
4 Beds 3 Baths 0.89 Acres 2,966 Sqft Built in 2019 Colonial House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 14 Oct 2019
Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801. Ranch house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

32 Quaker Ridge Road, Bethel CT $ 265,000 New listing
3 Beds 1 Baths 0.46 Acres 1,600 Sqft Built in 1971 Ranch House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 12 Oct 2019
Condo Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801.  townhouse near waterfront with swimming pool and 1 car garage.

Condo Home

24 Deer Run, unit 24, Bethel CT $ 236,900 New listing
2 Beds 2 Baths 1,308 Sqft Built in 1985 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 12 Oct 2019
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homes styles and types

1977 average year built

2,365 average sq feet

1.83 average acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 91 $ 441K
Condos 37 $ 354K
Multi Family 5 $ 369K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 33 $ 369K
Antique 3 $ 467K
Contemporary 8 $ 465K
Colonial 40 $ 545K
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Waterfront 19 $ 427K
New Construction 133 $ 414K

recently sold homes

Short Sale: Condo Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801.  townhouse near waterfront with swimming pool.

Condo Home

31 Drummers Lane, unit 31, Bethel CT $ 171,500 Closed
3 Beds 2 Baths 1,170 Sqft Built in 1972 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 14 Oct 2019
Single Family Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801.  cape cod house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

8 Farm Court, Bethel CT $ 350,000 Closed
3 Beds 2 Baths 0.72 Acres 2,430 Sqft Built in 1994 Cape Cod House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 11 Oct 2019
Single Family Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801. Ranch house near waterfront with 1 car garage.

Single Family Home

1 Mountain Orchard Road, Bethel CT $ 309,000 Closed
3 Beds 2 Baths 1.46 Acres 1,650 Sqft Built in 1979 Ranch House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 11 Oct 2019
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Real Estate Market Trends

Home Price Stats

Most expensive home

$1,095,000
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Average sale price

$414,034

Median sale price

$395,000

Cheapest home

$141,000 See cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 55.1M

Sale / List ratio

99%

Price Breakdown
  • < $100K0 homes

  • $100K - $200K5 homes

  • $200K - $300K27 homes

  • $300K - $400K44 homes

  • $400K - $500K31 homes

  • $500K - $600K14 homes

  • $600K - $700K4 homes

  • $700K - $800K2 homes

  • $800K - $900K3 homes

  • $900K - $1.0M2 homes

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Construction Year Stats

Newest homes built in

2020
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Average construction year

1977

Median construction year

1978

Oldest homes built in

1800
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Built Year Breakdown
  • < 17000 homes

  • 1700 - 18000 homes

  • 1800 - 19002 homes

  • 1900 - 19108 homes

  • 1910 - 19200 homes

  • 1920 - 19303 homes

  • 1930 - 19402 homes

  • 1940 - 19501 homes

  • 1950 - 196017 homes

  • 1960 - 197011 homes

  • 1970 - 198025 homes

  • 1980 - 199014 homes

  • 1990 - 20004 homes

  • 2000 - 201013 homes

  • > 201033 homes

Home Surface Stats

Biggest home

5,258 square feet
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Average home surface

2,365

Median home surface

2,218

Smallest home

782 square feet
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Square Feet Breakdown
  • < 5000 homes

  • 500 - 10004 homes

  • 1000 - 150019 homes

  • 1500 - 200025 homes

  • 2000 - 250038 homes

  • 2500 - 300018 homes

  • 3000 - 350014 homes

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Home Lot Stats

Home with biggest lot

27 acres
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Average home lot

1

Median home lot

0

Home with smallest lot

0 acres
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Acres Breakdown
  • 0 - 161 homes

  • 1 - 215 homes

  • 2 - 39 homes

  • 3 - 41 homes

  • 4 - 54 homes

  • 5 - 61 homes

  • 6 - 70 homes

  • 7 - 80 homes

  • 8 - 91 homes

  • 9 - 101 homes

  • > 103 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 $ 539K median price
Most affordable complex Juniper Ridge $ 141K median price
With most homes on the market Bethel Woods 9 homes for sale
With the largest homes Summit at Bethel 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Bethel Woods 2 sold in last 90 days
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