Places to Live and Homes in Norwalk, CT

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About the Town

This town offers affordable homes, as well as luxury homes, many of which feature waterfront views. With a variety of vibrant neighborhoods, there is always something to do.
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Norwalk is a beautiful and lively city in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Found 45 miles from New York City, it is part of the greater New York Metropolitan area. The town has plenty of historic houses, which were once occupied by renowned writers and artists, sophisticated and wealthy communities, as well as many houses that face the calming waters of the Long Island Sound, providing incredible views. Norwalk is a town where everyone can find a lovely place to live, at affordable prices.

Norwalk was purchased in 1640, and chartered as a town in 1651. During the Revolutionary War, the town was almost completely destroyed by the British troops, with only six houses left standing. Oyster farming and the New York and New Haven Railroad that started operating through town, contributed to the town’s growth and development in the 19th century. Incorporated as the town it is today in 1913, Norwalk is nowadays one of the most livable cities in the United States.

Norwalk is one of those towns that give out a busy feel, but are extremely beautiful and often offer the peace and tranquility one needs amidst the daily activities. With two sandy beaches and several ponds, a variety of golf courses, tennis courts, and wonderful parks, the town offers residents a wealth of recreational opportunities. Norwalk is known for its Maritime Aquarium, the annual Oyster Festival that always attracts large crowds, but also for the sophisticated shopping and eating district that is known as SoNo- South Norwalk business district.

This small city has strong manufacturing roots; in the 20th century, a major industry in Norwalk was the manufacturing of leather goods and materials for clothing. Many companies move their headquarters in Norwalk, as the city has a great transportation system and affordable work force. Some of the companies that can be found in Norwalk today are: Applera, ABB Inc., Pepperidge Farms, Xerox and more.

Norwalk has a much appreciated educational system and always provides top notch school programs. The town is beautiful, and its location on the Long Island Sound and close to New York City makes it a living choice for many people. The landscape of the city is constantly changing, many old buildings and houses are being torn down and replaced with new structures to fit modern lifestyles. Energetic, vibrant and sophisticated, the town of Norwalk is very welcoming and a wonderful place to live.

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Homes for Sale in Norwalk

557 homes for sale

$ 475K median price

$ 298 price / sq foot

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Single Family Home

15 Walnut Avenue, Norwalk CT $ 598,000 Active
4 Beds 3 Baths 0.56 Acres 2,724 Sqft Built in 1940 cap,col
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Single Family Home

16 Melrose Avenue, Norwalk CT $ 375,000 Active
2 Beds 1 Baths 0.2 Acres 1,020 Sqft Built in 1925 cap
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listed

Multi Family Home

45 Fair Street, Norwalk CT $ 589,900 Active
0 Beds 0 Baths 0.15 Acres 1,800 Sqft Built in 1963 udf
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listed on 25 Oct 2020
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Styles & Types of the Homes for Sale

1962 avg. year built

2,172 avg. sq feet

0.52 avg. acres
home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 334 $ 861K
Condos 190 $ 335K
Multi Family 33 $ 552K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 93 $ 363K
Antique 3 $ 978K
Victorian 7 $ 851K
Contemporary 28 $ 1.23M
Mediterranean 1 $ 1.50M
Tudor 3 $ 808K
Colonial 157 $ 1.06M
Cottage 11 $ 1.22M
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 65 $ 1.18M
Luxury 22 $ 3.23M
Mansions 10 $ 3.07M
New Construction 20 $ 1.15M

Recently Sold Homes in Norwalk, CT

423 recently sold

99.4% sale / list ratio

78 days on market

latest sold homes

Single Family Home

29 Stonecrop Road, Norwalk CT $ 580,000 Closed
4 Beds 2 Baths 0.53 Acres 1,927 Sqft Built in 1956 spl
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Sold

Single Family Home

21 Linden Heights, Norwalk CT $ 615,000 Closed
3 Beds 3 Baths 0.15 Acres 3,312 Sqft Built in 1997 col
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Single Family Home

6 Fox Run Road, Norwalk CT $ 950,000 Closed
4 Beds 3 Baths 1.64 Acres 4,986 Sqft Built in 1957 col
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Sold on 23 Oct 2020
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Homes for Sale in Norwalk Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$8,500,000
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Average sale price

$663,591

Median sale price

$475,000

Cheapest home

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Dollars on market

$ 370M

Sale / List ratio

99%

Newest homes built in

2021
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Average construction year

1962

Median construction year

1965

Oldest homes built in

1744
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Biggest home

9,880 square feet
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Average home surface

2,172 square feet

Median home surface

1,750square feet

Smallest home

407 square feet
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Homes for Rent in Norwalk

134 homes for rent

$ 2.1K median price

$ 2.70 price / sq foot

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Condo Home

11 Strathmore Lane, unit 11, Norwalk CT $ 3,200 Active
2 Beds 2 Baths 1,224 Sqft Built in 1980 tow
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Condo Home

3 Rhodonolia Park, unit B1, Norwalk CT $ 1,900 Active
2 Beds 1 Baths 854 Sqft Built in 1988 ran
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Condo Home

41a Wolfpit Avenue, unit 5S, Norwalk CT $ 2,125 Active
2 Beds 1 Baths 19.02 Acres 1,100 Sqft Built in 1959 apa
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Recently Rented Homes in Norwalk, CT

220 recently rented

99.7% rent / list ratio

38 days on market

latest rented homes

Condo Home

41a Wolfpit Avenue, unit 2L, Norwalk CT $ 2,125 Closed
2 Beds 1 Baths 19.02 Acres 1,100 Sqft Built in 1959 apa
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Rented

Condo Home

41a Wolfpit Avenue, unit 2G, Norwalk CT $ 1,875 Closed
1 Beds 1 Baths 19.02 Acres 800 Sqft Built in 1959 apa
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Rented

Condo Home

44 Stuart Avenue, unit C5, Norwalk CT $ 1,750 Closed
1 Beds 1 Baths 750 Sqft Built in 2012 ran
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Neighborhoods in Norwalk, CT

Norwalk, CT has 11 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Wilson Point $ 2.87M median price
Most affordable neighborhood South Norwalk (SoNo) $ 326K median price
With most homes on the market South Norwalk (SoNo) 57 homes for sale
With the largest homes Wilson Point 0 avg. square feet
With most recently sold homes Rowayton 50 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Rowayton

This beautiful neighborhood is located along the Long Island Sound, providing plenty of water views and easy access to the beach.

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West Rocks

This lovely neighborhood features a variety of affordable homes and neighborhoods.

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Cranbury

This charming neighborhood has worked hard to preserve the historical and rural quality of this area.

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West Norwalk

A mainly residential area, there are many large stores located nearby. Also home to Norwalk Community College.

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South Norwalk (SoNo)

Known locally as SoNo, this part of town is well known for its restaurants and nightlife. The Maritime Aquarium also provides entertainment for all...

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Condo Complexes in Norwalk, CT

Norwalk, CT has 54 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes
Most expensive complex Oyster Wharf $ 2.60M median price
Most affordable complex Washington Row $ 224K median price
With most homes on the market Ledgebrook 0 homes for sale
With the largest homes Oyster Wharf 0 avg. square feet
With most recenlty sold homes Rolling Ridge 0 sold in last 90 days
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