Bethel Connecticut

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A small town with a friendly community, beautiful homes, and great amenities.

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 $ 435K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Grassy Plain $ 342K median price
With most homes on the market Grassy Plain 38 homes for sale
With the largest homes Codfish Hill 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Grassy Plain 31 sold in last 90 days
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Top 5 Best Selling Neighborhoods

Grassy Plain

31 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

20 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

12 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

125 homes for sale

$ 390K median price

98.0918861446069 sale / list ratio

83 days on market

latest homes for sale

Condo Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801.  townhouse near waterfront with swimming pool and 2 car garage.

Condo Home

9 Penny Lane, unit 9, Bethel CT $ 438,000 New listing
3 Beds 3 Baths 2,254 Sqft Built in 2007 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
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Foreclosure: Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801. Colonial house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

12 Spring Hill Lane, Bethel CT $ 365,000 New listing
4 Beds 4 Baths 0.59 Acres 3,060 Sqft Built in 1971 Colonial House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 16 Sep 2019
Single Family Home For Sale in Bethel CT 06801. Colonial house near waterfront with 2 car garage.

Single Family Home

23 Pell Mell Drive, Bethel CT $ 379,900 New listing
4 Beds 3 Baths 0.99 Acres 2,370 Sqft Built in 1973 Colonial House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
listed on 16 Sep 2019
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homes styles and types

1971 average year built

2,431 average sq feet

1.86 average acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 88 $ 451K
Condos 30 $ 359K
Multi Family 7 $ 377K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 26 $ 390K
Antique 5 $ 377K
Victorian 1 $ 435K
Contemporary 8 $ 426K
Colonial 42 $ 535K
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homes
median
price
Waterfront 13 $ 445K
New Construction 125 $ 424K

recently sold homes

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

Single Family Home

55 Reservoir Street, Bethel CT $ 280,000 Closed
4 Beds 2 Baths 0.26 Acres 2,142 Sqft Built in 1971 Ranch House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 17 Sep 2019
Single Family Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801.  cape cod house near waterfront with 1 car garage.

Single Family Home

7 Shelter Rock Road, Bethel CT $ 288,000 Closed
4 Beds 2 Baths 1.3 Acres 1,851 Sqft Built in 1946 Cape Cod House
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 17 Sep 2019
Condo Home Sold in Bethel CT 06801.  townhouse near waterfront with swimming pool and 1 car garage.

Condo Home

53 Kingswood Drive, unit 53, Bethel CT $ 275,000 Closed
2 Beds 3 Baths 1,996 Sqft Built in 1987 Townhouse
Courtesy of SmartMLS
sold on 17 Sep 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

$424,393

Median sale price

$389,900

Cheapest home

$141,000 See cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 53.0M

Sale / List ratio

98%

Price Breakdown
  • < $100K0 homes

  • $100K - $200K5 homes

  • $200K - $300K21 homes

  • $300K - $400K42 homes

  • $400K - $500K29 homes

  • $500K - $600K14 homes

  • $600K - $700K5 homes

  • $700K - $800K1 homes

  • $800K - $900K4 homes

  • $900K - $1.0M3 homes

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Construction Year Stats

Newest homes built in

2019
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Average construction year

1971

Median construction year

1975

Oldest homes built in

1800
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Built Year Breakdown
  • < 17000 homes

  • 1700 - 18000 homes

  • 1800 - 19007 homes

  • 1900 - 19108 homes

  • 1910 - 19200 homes

  • 1920 - 19303 homes

  • 1930 - 19403 homes

  • 1940 - 19501 homes

  • 1950 - 196014 homes

  • 1960 - 197010 homes

  • 1970 - 198026 homes

  • 1980 - 199012 homes

  • 1990 - 20003 homes

  • 2000 - 201011 homes

  • > 201027 homes

Home Surface Stats

Biggest home

5,258 square feet
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Average home surface

2,431

Median home surface

2,296

Smallest home

770 square feet
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Square Feet Breakdown
  • < 5000 homes

  • 500 - 10003 homes

  • 1000 - 150016 homes

  • 1500 - 200021 homes

  • 2000 - 250037 homes

  • 2500 - 300020 homes

  • 3000 - 350012 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 - 160 homes

  • 1 - 214 homes

  • 2 - 310 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 $ 529K median price
Most affordable complex Juniper Ridge $ 141K median price
With most homes on the market Summit at Bethel 6 homes for sale
With the largest homes Summit at Bethel 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Copper Square 4 sold in last 90 days
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