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About Fairfield, CT Real Estate
Secluded New England suburb of New York City, home to prestigious schools, five beaches, a private and public lake community, and tremendous parks, arts, and recreational opportunities.
Fairfield, Connecticut, is a growing suburban locale known for its central location inside the picturesque Long Island Sound. Fairfield is just a 90-minute commute away from New York City using the New Haven Line and its three widely-successful stations, which include the area’s new metro station. Fairfield features five stunning miles of shoreline and opens the community up to an entirely new world of water recreation and natural beauty. Fairfield’s small-town ambiance caters to an easygoing, relaxed pace of life that’s centered around quiet residential neighborhoods nestled close to award-winning schools and a charming downtown area complete with quaint cafes, bistros, and boutiques. With easy access to the communities of Bridgeport, Easton, Trumbull, and Westport, there is plenty of fun attractions and unforgettable experiences to be had in and around Fairfield.
Homeowners value Fairfield’s traditional architecture and vast real estate options, which include single-family homes with oceanfront views, opulent condominiums, and incredible neighborhoods of exquisite homes close to incredible shopping and dining opportunities. Fairfield boasts a high standard of living and excellent quality of life seen in its beachfront homes and condominiums, which attract all walks of life and people who want a seaside escape away from the noise of metropolitan cities.
What to Love
Home of Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University
Historic New England private and public golf courses
New metro stations for easy commutes to NYC
Public and private beaches
Entertainment and shopping along Post Road and Black Rock Turnpike
Highly-ranked private and public schools
Residents of Fairfield spend much of their time outdoors, whether it’s taking a stroll through the town’s open spaces or spending a leisurely day on a nearby beach. Locals appreciate the beauty of their community, its sandy shoreline, and parks and often frequent these areas. Horseback riding, hiking, and boating are favorite pastimes in Fairfield. During chilly winter months, locals spend time shopping at indoor parks and community centers, grabbing lunch with friends, and visiting local theaters.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
A visit to Black Rock Shopping Center
is a must for those looking to peruse racks teeming with the latest fashion styles. Here, shoppers will find a variety of stores inside this enclosed retail space, including apparel, jewelry, home furnishings, specialty gifts, and more. If that’s not enough for you, there are numerous commercial spaces and boutiques spread along Post Road, Fairfield’s most bustling street. Post Road is also home to some of the area’s best restaurants. Locals love nearby Molto for its Italian fare, The Chelsea
for great drinks in a laidback setting, and Shu Restaurant
for its authentic Chinese fair, including Chengdu specialties. Not far away in Fairfield Center is Nordic Fish – Seafood and Fresh Fish Market
, whose aisles are full of high-quality seafood and ingredients to prepare home-cooked meals.
Premier entertainment in Fairfield comes in the form of its affluent country clubs. Many golfers enjoy The Patterson Club
and the Brooklawn Country Club
for their world-class courses and gorgeous clubhouses dating back to 1929 and 1895, respectively. These country clubs are some of the oldest in the nation and yet continue to create modern and elegant experiences for members.
Things to Do
Fairfield dedicates time and space to the arts, which is seen in famous places like the Fairfield University Art Museum
, located at Fairfield University. This artistic and creative space holds four to six annual special exhibits each year. Watch professional performers take the stage at StageOne at FTC
in downtown Fairfield. This 225-seat arena transforms into an oasis for classical and jazz music fans, while The Warehouse at FTC’s
industrial-style space provides the perfect backdrop for its rock music performances. Finally, catch a show at the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts
, whose location at Sacred Heart puts on memorable acts for the community.
Besides its arts and culture venues, Fairfield is known for its exceptional beaches and ocean access. Jennings Beach
is the area’s largest beachfront area and offers delightful amenities to the public, including a snack bar and ample green space. Penfield Beach
is a popular public beach equipped with lifeguards and a pavilion ideal for gatherings and picnics. In the summer, Penfield Beach hosts an annual carnival. South Pine Creek Beach
and Sasco Beach
are considered quiet, oceanside beaches with lots of privacy and unspoiled shoreline.
Fairfield also enjoys Lake Mohegan with its fabulous splash park, dog park, and lakeside beach with a concession stand and lifeguards.
The highly-acclaimed Fairfield School District serves the community of Fairfield. Top-rated schools in the area include:
Fairfield College Preparatory School, Grades 9-12, Winner of 10 Tennis and 6 Lacrosse State Championships
Fairfield Country Day School, Grades K-9, Very small student-to-teacher ratio
Sacred Heart University, Member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities Core Commitment & Leadership Consortium
Additionally, Fairfield enjoys a robust public school opportunity featuring 11 Elementary, 3 Middle Schools, and 2 High Schools. All of these are overseen by the same board of education ensuring a top-notch education for all of Fairfield’s children.