Places to Live and Homes in Danbury, CT

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About the Town

This diverse town offers a variety of things to do, including hiking trails, parks, and museums.
Map of Danbury, CT

Danbury, Connecticut, also known as “Hat City” is a lovely town in northern Fairfield County. Being the seventh largest city in Connecticut, Danbury draws attention to the powerful mix of cultures and socio-economic levels that give the town its diversity. In its early days, Danbury was an agricultural community, but as time went by it became more and more industrialized. Even today there are lots of small companies and corporate headquarters such as Praxair and Ethan Allen Industries, located here.

In the past, Danbury was known as “Bean Town” because it dealt mostly with growing beans and vegetables that were later sold in Norwalk. During the American Revolution, Danbury was an important military supply warehouse for the Continental Army, but was ultimately burned and destroyed by the British. A few years later, the first hat factory opened in Danbury, with only three employees. From this moment, the town of Danbury went on an ascending path, hat making became one of the major industries in town, and more than 30% of all hats in the United States were made here. Although after World War II people started wearing fewer hats, the town of Danbury will always remain “Hat City”. In 1852, the railroad came to town, allowing it to grow and expand in areas where there was little to no population.

Today, Danbury is considered one of the safest cities to live in, and it offers residents the opportunity to enjoy a superior and modern lifestyle. The variety of parks, lakes, and golf courses make it perfect for recreation, while the many museums and cultural centers give the town’s residents plenty of opportunities for artistic and cultural growth and entertainment. Candlewood Lake is the biggest manmade lake in New England, and a very popular tourist attraction. In addition to this, Danbury Symphony, the Danbury Museum, the Danbury Historical Society, and Danbury Fair, now Danbury Mall, are all proof that this town has something to offer for everyone. The educational system in Danbury is truly outstanding, with a great mix of private and public institutions.

Danbury offers many residential options, from sophisticated homes to elegant condos, with spectacular views over the beautiful antique houses located in the northern parts of the city. It is a fun place to live, to work, and experience a relaxed, and comfortable lifestyle, having all the modern resources you need at hand.

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Homes for Sale in Danbury

249 homes for sale

$ 360K median price

$ 219 price / sq foot

latest homes for sale

Single Family Home

8 Paul Street, Danbury CT $ 375,000 Show
4 Beds 2 Baths 0.43 Acres 2,376 Sqft Built in 1974 Raised Ranch
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listed on 20 Feb 2020

Condo Home

98 Winding Ridge Way, unit 88, Danbury CT $ 593,995 New listing
3 Beds 3 Baths 1,876 Sqft Built in 2020 Townhouse
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listed

Single Family Home

1 Hamilton Drive, Danbury CT $ 360,000 New listing
3 Beds 2 Baths 0.92 Acres 2,568 Sqft Built in 1978 Raised Ranch
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listed on 23 May 2020
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Styles & Types of the Homes for Sale

1978 avg. year built

2,003 avg. sq feet

0.82 avg. acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 138 $ 438K
Condos 100 $ 365K
Multi Family 11 $ 440K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 75 $ 383K
Victorian 2 $ 527K
Contemporary 7 $ 913K
Colonial 55 $ 547K
Cottage 1 $ 459K
premium active
homes
median
price
Luxury 1 $ 2.75M
Mansions 1 $ 2.75M
New Construction 249 $ 409K

Recently Sold Homes in Danbury, CT

175 recently sold

97.9% sale / list ratio

87 days on market

latest sold homes

Single Family Home

116 Clapboard Ridge Road, Danbury CT $ 290,000 Closed
3 Beds 3 Baths 1.5 Acres 1,646 Sqft Built in 1954 Split Level
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sold on 22 May 2020

Condo Home

1406 Sienna Drive, unit 1406, Danbury CT $ 286,250 Closed
2 Beds 4 Baths 1,904 Sqft Built in 2004 Townhouse
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sold on 21 May 2020

Single Family Home

11 Bragdon Avenue, Danbury CT $ 445,000 Closed
4 Beds 3 Baths 1.53 Acres 3,664 Sqft Built in 1979 Colonial
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sold on 21 May 2020
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Market Analysis Homes for Sale in Danbury

Price Statistics

Most expensive home

$2,750,000
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Average sale price

$408,734

Median sale price

$359,900

Cheapest home

$49,000 Search cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 102M

Sale / List ratio

98%

Construction Year Statistics

Newest homes built in

2020
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Average construction year

1978

Median construction year

1983

Oldest homes built in

1853
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Home Surface Statistics

Biggest home

6,367 square feet
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Average home surface

2,003

Median home surface

1,673

Smallest home

64 square feet
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Neighborhoods in Danbury, CT

Danbury, CT has 16 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Aunt Hack $ 459K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Germantown $ 229K median price
With most homes on the market Aunt Hack 59 homes for sale
With the largest homes Long Ridge 0 avg. square feet
With most recently sold homes City Center 43 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

City Center

The bustling town center provides plenty of opportunities for residents. In the summer, be sure to catch a concert on the green!

43 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Great Plain

This beautiful neighborhood is located near Candlewood Lake, making it easy to boat, fish, and golf!

32 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Aunt Hack

This neighborhood was named after "Aunt Hack," a woman who worked on a family farm on the hill.

29 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Shelter Rock

This small neighborhood features the Shelter Rock Winery, where you can make your own wine.

28 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Stadley Rough

Located along Candlewood Lake, this neighborhood provides beautiful views and a great summer getaway for residents.

24 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes in Danbury, CT

Danbury, CT has 32 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes
Most expensive complex Poet’s Landing $ 513K median price
Most affordable complex Covered Bridge $ 205K median price
With most homes on the market Rivington 15 homes for sale
With the largest homes Lexington Court 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Rivington 7 sold in last 90 days
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