New Fairfield, CT Real Estate
One of the five towns surrounding Candlewood Lake is New Fairfield,CT. Only 50 miles north of New York City, New Fairfield does a offer a small town feel. New Fairfield was once a summer destination and now mostly lived in year round homes, with still a sizable about of weekend and summer residents going from New York City and Westchester County, New York. New Fairfield has about 14,000 residents in it's 25 square miles. It is very easy to commute to White Plains, Stamford, Danbury, Norwalk and Greenwich, with I-684 and several train stations within a 15 minute drive from the center of town.
There is a small center of town where there is a grocery store, some restaurants as well as local business and service providers. New Fairfield does have 4 bodies of water: Candlewood Lake, Squantz Pond, Ball Pond and the Margerie Reservior. There are a wide variety of real estate options to choose from in New Fairfield. Homes prices range from $118,800 to $10,000,000 (per CMLS 1/13/09). With the average listing price of $779,935 and median of $499,000, there are homes to choose from in New Fairfield for almost every budget.
Neighborhoods in New Fairfield include:
-Charcoal Ridge: Charcoal Ridge is close to the center of town and schools. The neighborhood has a mix of ranches, raised ranches and small colonials. Several homes have been added on to over the years, as well as some newer construction. There are a few homes for sale currently (per CMLS 1/13/09), with asking prices ranging from $300,000 to $400,000.
-Candlewood Isle: A guarded community of Candlewood. There is a fair mix between year round residents & summer/weekenders. Home prices range from just under $400,000 to almost $2,000,000 (per CMLS 1/13/09). Enjoy all of the lifestyle: clubhouse,beach,tennis, marina, bocci, children's camp and more.
-Possum Ridge: A popular location of commuters into Danbury. Conveniently located off Route 37 in south eastern New Fairfield, Possum Ridge is only 7 minutes to I-84. It is one of New Fairfield's first subdivisions not along Candlewood Lake. Possum Drive
-Sail Harbour: Sail Harbour is not only just known of grand homes, but also a lifestyle. Located along the shore of Candlewood Lake, the Sail Habour communities recreational opportunities include boats docks, clubhouse and more. Home prices in Sail Harbour start around $1,000,000 up to $10,000,000.
-Others include: Meadow Wood Farms, Fawn Crest, Locust Glen, Sunswept, Twin Brooks, the Knolls, Knollcrest and Hollywile.