Homes & Places to Live in Bethel, CT

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Map of Bethel, CT

Bethel is a small New England town located in the Northern Fairfield County, Connecticut. The town offers the advantage of being only 60 miles from New York City, with its busy and energetic lifestyle, as well as very close to the countryside, within minutes from the rural parts of Connecticut.

Founded around 1700, Bethel was a parish of Danbury for over 96 years and it was mainly a self-sufficient farming community. The first Bethel houses were built in the 1730s or 1740s, and can be found at 27 Grassy Plain Street and 63 Grassy Plain Street. Since then, the town has bloomed and even though it is rather small, Bethel is one of the places you can fall in love with quickly. The town also has a historic district- the Greenwood Avenue Historic District. This is the commercial center of the town and it features a variety of architectural styles- from Greek revival to Victorian styles, and the early 20th century influences, the buildings in Bethel center represent a part of small town American architecture history. The area includes various shops, restaurants, a public library, a church and a former opera house.

Whether you want to go for a stroll or a hike, shop for fresh fruit and vegetables at the Farmers Market, or even enjoy the wonderful sights over the beautiful woods and fields, you can do it without giving it much thought. Bethel is a unique small town with a friendly community and incredible parks and open spaces. In addition, the town has a very low crime rate, and it offers great education opportunities.

The town of Bethel is a family oriented place, with beautiful landscapes, interesting traditions and friendly people. It is a town where one can enjoy the beauty and serenity that nature has to offer, but also feel the pulse of a modern and energetic lifestyle.

Bethel Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale

75 HOMES FOR SALE
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median price
$ 499K

price / sq. ft.
$ 235

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148 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
latest sold
23 Sep '22

avg. on market
78 days

sale / list ratio
103.8%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 57 $ 525K
Condos 14 $ 482K
Multi Family 4 $ 498K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 13 $ 463K
Antique 6 $ 504K
Contemporary 8 $ 561K
Colonial 26 $ 590K
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homes
median
price
Waterfront 7 $ 748K

Homes for Sale in Bethel Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$1,145,000
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Average sale price

$515,226

Median sale price

$499,000

Cheapest home

$225,000 Search cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 38.6M

Sale / List ratio

103.8%

Newest homes built in

2022
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Average construction year

1954

Median construction year

1974

Oldest homes built in

1720
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Biggest home

4,164 square feet
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Average home surface

2,268 square feet

Median home surface

2,167square feet

Smallest home

884 square feet
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Neighborhoods

Bethel, CT has 4 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Codfish Hill $ 589K median price
Most affordable neighborhood Grassy Plain $ 449K median price
With most homes on the market Grassy Plain 41 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Grassy Plain 70 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Grassy Plain

Located in the middle of this community is Overlook Park, where there are many walking trails and campsites.

70 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Plumtrees

This charming neighborhood is located near the heart of Bethel. Blue Jay Orchards is located here, and is a great place to pick your own apples in ...

35 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Chimney Heights

This quiet, suburban neighborhood was developed in the 1950s.

34 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Codfish Hill

Located just north of Huntington State Park in Redding, hiking is just a few minutes away.

7 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Bethel, CT has 28 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Colonial Acres

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2, 3

Year built
1973, 1985

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Grassy Plain

Bethel

Unit Styles
Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1972

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Mountain View Estate

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
0, 1, 2

Year built
1973

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Natureview

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
3

Year built
1973

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Tandem Trails

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
3

Year built
1980

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South Street Commons

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse, Contemporary

Bedrooms
1

Year built
1986

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Shelley Woods

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2, 3

Year built
1915, 2020

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Summit at Bethel

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
2, 3

Year built
2010 - 2021

Community
Adult & Gated

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Timber Oaks

Bethel

Unit Styles
Half Duplex, Townhouse

Bedrooms
3

Year built
2007 - 2013

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Bethel Woods

Bethel

Unit Styles
Townhouse, Single Family Detached

Bedrooms
2, 3

Year built
2007 - 2022

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