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 $ 457K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Grassy Plain $ 357K median price
With most homes on the market Grassy Plain 33 homes for sale
With the largest homes Codfish Hill 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Grassy Plain 33 sold in last 90 days
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Top 5 Best Selling Neighborhoods

Grassy Plain

33 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

18 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

9 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

91 homes for sale

$ 418K median price

99.2% sale / list ratio

117 days on market

latest homes for sale

Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801. Old  cape cod house near waterfront.

Single Family Home

30 Reservoir Street, Bethel CT $ 280,500 New listing
3 Beds 1 Baths 0.27 Acres 1,134 Sqft Built in 1928 Old Cape Cod House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed
Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801.  house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

5 Ridgedale Road, Bethel CT $ 358,900 New listing
4 Beds 2 Baths 0.8 Acres 1,630 Sqft Built in 1967 House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 22 Jan 2020
Condo Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801.  townhouse near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Condo Home

38 Hunting Ridge Lane, unit 20, Bethel CT $ 427,995 New listing
2 Beds 3 Baths 1,886 Sqft Built in 2020 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 22 Jan 2020
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homes styles and types

1979 average year built

2,445 average sq feet

1.85 average acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 62 $ 472K
Condos 25 $ 399K
Multi Family 4 $ 340K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 22 $ 405K
Antique 3 $ 433K
Contemporary 5 $ 505K
Colonial 33 $ 592K
premium active
homes
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price
Waterfront 5 $ 412K
New Construction 91 $ 446K

recently sold homes

Single Family Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801. Ranch house near waterfront.

Single Family Home

22 Midway Drive, Bethel CT $ 271,000 Closed
3 Beds 1 Baths 0.17 Acres 912 Sqft Built in 1959 Ranch House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 22 Jan 2020
Single Family Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801. Colonial house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

6 Valley Court, Bethel CT $ 486,000 Closed
4 Beds 3 Baths 1.36 Acres 3,467 Sqft Built in 1989 Colonial House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 17 Jan 2020
Condo Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801. Ranch house near waterfront.

Condo Home

41 Plumtrees Road, unit C, Bethel CT $ 145,000 Closed
2 Beds 1 Baths 884 Sqft Built in 1985 Ranch House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 17 Jan 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

$446,061

Median sale price

$418,470

Cheapest home

$139,900 See cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 40.6M

Sale / List ratio

99%

Price Breakdown
  • < $100K0 homes

  • $100K - $200K2 homes

  • $200K - $300K14 homes

  • $300K - $400K26 homes

  • $400K - $500K26 homes

  • $500K - $600K10 homes

  • $600K - $700K5 homes

  • $700K - $800K2 homes

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  • $900K - $1.0M2 homes

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Construction Year Stats

Newest homes built in

2020
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Average construction year

1979

Median construction year

1984

Oldest homes built in

1801
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Built Year Breakdown
  • < 17000 homes

  • 1700 - 18000 homes

  • 1800 - 19004 homes

  • 1900 - 19105 homes

  • 1910 - 19200 homes

  • 1920 - 19303 homes

  • 1930 - 19401 homes

  • 1940 - 19500 homes

  • 1950 - 196013 homes

  • 1960 - 19706 homes

  • 1970 - 198011 homes

  • 1980 - 19906 homes

  • 1990 - 20001 homes

  • 2000 - 20106 homes

  • > 201035 homes

Home Surface Stats

Biggest home

5,258 square feet
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Average home surface

2,445

Median home surface

2,280

Smallest home

782 square feet
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Square Feet Breakdown
  • < 5000 homes

  • 500 - 10004 homes

  • 1000 - 15008 homes

  • 1500 - 200017 homes

  • 2000 - 250029 homes

  • 2500 - 300012 homes

  • 3000 - 35009 homes

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  • > 50001 homes

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 - 140 homes

  • 1 - 210 homes

  • 2 - 37 homes

  • 3 - 41 homes

  • 4 - 54 homes

  • 5 - 60 homes

  • 6 - 71 homes

  • 7 - 80 homes

  • 8 - 91 homes

  • 9 - 101 homes

  • > 101 homes


Condo Complexes in Bethel CT

Bethel CT has 22 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes
Most expensive complex Copper Square $ 460K median price
Most affordable complex Juniper Ridge $ 140K median price
With most homes on the market Summit at Bethel 10 homes for sale
With the largest homes Timber Oaks 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Summit at Bethel 2 sold in last 90 days
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