Best Places to Live in Fairfield County - Connecticut -

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About the Lifestyle in the County

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Fairfield County, Connecticut, known as the “Gold Coast”, is one of the wealthiest communities in the state. Located in the southwestern part of Connecticut, the county is known for the active lifestyle it offers, as well as for the incredible views, and its proximity to New York City. Fairfield County is home to four of the largest cities in the state: Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, and Danbury. It is bounded in the North by Litchfield County, in the East and northeast by Housatonic River, in the South and southeast by the Long Island Sound, and in the West and southwest by the State of New York.

From flat terrain near the coast to hilly and higher areas in the northern parts, Fairfield County has breathtaking landscapes, the highest point being 1,290 feet in the town of Sherman. With almost forty miles of Long Island Sound Shoreline, the county has a wealth of commercial advantages and opportunities. In addition, multiple multinational corporations are headquartered in Fairfield County, including General Electric, Xerox, and GTE.

One of the most populous metropolitan areas in the United States, Fairfield County is an ideal community with unmatched neighborhoods, amazing beaches, a diversity of parks and green spaces, as well as diverse opportunities for recreational activities. Fairfield County is a place where you can opt for a tranquil lifestyle or for a more vibrant and active one. Traditional homes, impressive architecture, modern communities, and historic landmarks are just a few of the wonders and riches that Fairfield County hides.

Being where "New York meets New England’s charm", Fairfield County is the place where luxury, simplicity and elegance are perfectly synchronized. With carefully preserved architectural and natural heritage, Fairfield County is a safe, relaxing and comfortable living environment that allows for great personal, and professional growth, as well as for leading a modern and carefree lifestyle.

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Areas and Neighborhoods

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Greenwich CT Belle Haven

This waterfront neighborhood boasts luxury homes with gorgeous views and easy access to Manhattan.

  • 7Homes
  • $6.25MAvg Price
  • 7,344Avg SqFt
  • 1934Avg Year
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Greenwich CT Round Hill

This beautiful neighborhood is home to the exclusive Round Hill Club, where members can play golf.

  • 34Homes
  • $3.50MAvg Price
  • 6,426Avg SqFt
  • 1960Avg Year
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Greenwich CT Stanwich

This quiet area in the northern part of town features The Stanwich Club, a private golf club.

  • 27Homes
  • $3.50MAvg Price
  • 6,606Avg SqFt
  • 1951Avg Year
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Greenwich CT Riverside

This wealthy, waterfront community offers gorgeous views and an easy commute to New York City.

  • 16Homes
  • $2.70MAvg Price
  • 4,528Avg SqFt
  • 1988Avg Year
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New Canaan CT Pinney’s Corners - Selleck’s Corners

This mainly residential area is home to the Country Club of New Canaan and is right next to the bustling town center.

  • 50Homes
  • $2.37MAvg Price
  • 6,867Avg SqFt
  • 1965Avg Year
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Westport CT Saugatuck Island

Located a very convenient distance to both the Metro-North train station and Compo Beach, this area of Westport is brimming with historical charm.

  • 11Homes
  • $2.30MAvg Price
  • 3,716Avg SqFt
  • 1981Avg Year
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Darien CT Tokeneke

This secluded residential neighborhood is located along the shoreline, featuring many waterfront homes.

  • 28Homes
  • $2.25MAvg Price
  • 5,215Avg SqFt
  • 1955Avg Year
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Westport CT Compo Beach

Many homes in this neighborhood boast beautiful water views and easy access to the beach.

  • 40Homes
  • $2.06MAvg Price
  • 4,017Avg SqFt
  • 1962Avg Year
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Greenwich CT Old Greenwich

This tight-knit community features charming shops and restaurants and close proximity to Manhattan.

  • 13Homes
  • $2.05MAvg Price
  • 3,197Avg SqFt
  • 1953Avg Year
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Norwalk CT Wilson Point

Spanning just over 150 acres, Wilson Point has properties ranging from contemporary to large and spacious Tudor styles, with beautiful waterfront views.

  • 3Homes
  • $2.00MAvg Price
  • 3,961Avg SqFt
  • 1880Avg Year
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Condominium Complexes

Norwalk CT Winthrop House

Originally built in 1846, this historic home was converted in 2006 into three luxury residences that overlook the water.

  • 1Homes
  • $1.95MAvg Price
  • 3,013Avg SqFt
  • 2006Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Burr Court

This beach community offers 10 detached homes that boast large decks and waterfront views.

  • 1Homes
  • $1.70MAvg Price
  • 2,866Avg SqFt
  • 1988Avg Year
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New Canaan CT Jelliff Mill Falls

Luxury condo living in a beautiful setting along the Noroton River.

  • 2Homes
  • $1.53MAvg Price
  • 3,865Avg SqFt
  • 2014Avg Year
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Westport CT Terra Nova

Built in 2004, this gated community provides residents a community pool and clubhouse.

  • 1Homes
  • $1.38MAvg Price
  • 3,354Avg SqFt
  • 2004Avg Year
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New Canaan CT Lee Fair West

Best rated in town, these luxury condos are close to bustling Main Street, with trendy restaurants and shops, as well as the train, just outside your door.

  • 3Homes
  • $1.35MAvg Price
  • 3,456Avg SqFt
  • 1977Avg Year
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Norwalk CT Thomas Place

These historic stone condominiums offer residents gorgeous waterfront views and their own docks.

  • 3Homes
  • $1.30MAvg Price
  • 2,393Avg SqFt
  • 1991Avg Year
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Fairfield CT Kensie Point

Located in Southport, these waterfront condominiums boast beautiful views and a convenient location to the town's center.

  • 1Homes
  • $1.13MAvg Price
  • 1,777Avg SqFt
  • 1983Avg Year
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