Homes & Places to Live in Darien, CT

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Map of Darien, CT

The town of Darien, Connecticut, located on the shores of the Long Island Sound, in Fairfield County, is a rather small community, and one of the wealthiest towns in the US. Darien was originally a part of Stamford until 1737, when it became known as Middlesex Parish, but it wasn’t incorporated till 1820.

Before the American Revolution, there were several small farms, a shipyard and a sawmill in town, and locals gained their living through agriculture, fishing and small ship trading. The population of Darien was barely 1,000 people before 1848. Once the Civil War was over and the railroad came to town, Darien attracted a large number of wealthy New Yorkers who built summer homes in town, and ended up moving here, while commuting to their jobs.

Today, the town of Darien is a bedroom community that offers wonderful services to residents. It is conveniently located on the Metro North Train line, providing an easy 50 minute commute into New York City.

Plenty of untouched land and clean waters recommend Darien as an amazing place to live, for people who love the outdoors. At the same time, people who are more active and love comfort will find everything they need in town. It has one of the best libraries in the country- the Darien Public Library - a great educational system, as well as various parks, beaches and country clubs that provide involved residents a lovely list of services and activities to enjoy. In addition, Darien has the largest Little League Program in the country, and the YMCA offers many classes and athletic opportunities.

This beautiful community found a way to make the old and the new combine perfectly and work flawlessly ensuring a comfortable, relaxed, as well as modern and resourceful lifestyle.

Darien Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale

85 HOMES FOR SALE
latest added
20 Oct '21

median price
$ 1.90M

price / sq. ft.
$ 548

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278 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
latest sold
22 Oct '21

avg. on market
167 days

sale / list ratio
100.8%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 84 $ 2.70M
Condos 1 $ 1.50M
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 1 $ 1.50M
Antique 1 $ 800K
Victorian 1 $ 1.65M
Contemporary 7 $ 4.17M
Mediterranean 1 $ 1.15M
Tudor 1 $ 7.25M
Colonial 55 $ 2.79M
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 12 $ 4.32M
Luxury 39 $ 4.31M
Mansions 28 $ 4.68M

Homes for Sale in Darien Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$14,950,000
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Average sale price

$2,688,858

Median sale price

$1,900,000

Cheapest home

$565,000 Search cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 229M

Sale / List ratio

100.8%

Newest homes built in

2021
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Average construction year

1958

Median construction year

1957

Oldest homes built in

1765
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Biggest home

11,764 square feet
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Average home surface

4,736 square feet

Median home surface

4,018square feet

Smallest home

1,202 square feet
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Homes for Rent

18 HOMES FOR RENT
latest added
22 Oct '21
median price
$ 9.6K
price / sq. ft.
$ 4

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54 HOMES RENTED / past 6 months
latest rented
3 Oct '21

avg. on market
104 days

rent / list ratio
101.1%

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Neighborhoods

Darien, CT has 3 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Tokeneke $ 3.70M median price
Most affordable neighborhood Noroton $ 1.57M median price
With most homes on the market Noroton Heights 19 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Noroton Heights 66 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Noroton Heights

With many modest cape and colonial style homes, this neighborhood was originally home to many European immigrants.

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Noroton

This desirable area of town features many luxury homes that overlook the Long Island Sound.

59 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Tokeneke

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

40 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Darien, CT has 9 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Noroton Green

Darien

Unit Styles
Colonial

Bedrooms
3, 4

Year built
2012

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Pemberton 16

Darien

Bedrooms
2

Year built
2015

Community
Adult

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Sedgwick Village

Darien

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1988

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