Homes & Places to Live in Bethel, CT

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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:

Homes for Sale

latest added
15 Sep '21

median price
$ 495K

price / sq. ft.
$ 221

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195 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
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avg. on market
124 days

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
Single Family 39 $ 578K
Condos 15 $ 433K
Multi Family 7 $ 431K
home styles active
Townhouse 14 $ 453K
Antique 1 $ 655K
Contemporary 8 $ 579K
Colonial 26 $ 605K
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Waterfront 2 $ 459K
Mansions 1 $ 875K

Homes for Sale in Bethel Market Analysis

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Dollars on market

$ 32.0M

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Biggest home

6,347 square feet
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Average home surface

2,490 square feet

Median home surface

2,200square feet

Smallest home

764 square feet
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Homes for Rent

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$ 2.3K
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$ 1

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28 HOMES RENTED / past 6 months
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1 Sep '21

avg. on market
120 days

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Bethel, CT has 4 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Codfish Hill $ 645K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Grassy Plain $ 449K median price
With most homes on the market Grassy Plain 24 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Grassy Plain 92 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Grassy Plain

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

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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

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

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Codfish Hill

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

23 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Bethel, CT has 28 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Grassy Plain


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Timber Oaks


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Half Duplex, Townhouse


Year built
2007 - 2013

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Village Lights


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Year built
2007, 2008

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