Homes & Places to Live in New Canaan, CT

1. About the Town 2. Homes for Sale 3. Neighborhoods 4. Condo Complexes

New Canaan is a beautiful town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, one of the most affluent communities in the United States. Established in 1731 as Canaan Parish, the area was a religious community in northwestern Norwalk and northeastern Stamford. Initially, Canaan Parish was not designed as a town and that is why, when it was incorporated in 1801, New Canaan didn’t have a main street, a central common or a town hall. The settlement developed as an agricultural community and it remained one until late 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century when shoe making transformed the town and became the major industry in New Canaan.

In addition, many other small companies started to grow in different parts of the town, contributing to its rapid change and development. Once the railroad came to New Canaan, wealthy people of New York were attracted by the beauty of the town and made a habit out of spending their vacations here. Some of them were so charmed by this lovely town that they started moving to New Canaan and commuting to their jobs in the big city. Many of the tasteful and beautiful estates that belonged to the early families that came from the city can be found even today, sprinkled throughout this small town.

From the late 1940s through the 1960s, New Canaan was an important center for the modern design movement, attracting many artists, writers and media people. World famous architects found in New Canaan a place where they could bring their ideas to life, and managed to create many cutting edge homes. The most famous of all was the Glass House, created by Phillip Johnson, and it can be visited by appointment.

Over the years, New Canaan grew into a wonderful place that offers residents opportunities that ensure a comfortable and modern lifestyle. With its art galleries and historic sites, the town always adds something to its cultural value. Besides, there are many recreational activities to be enjoyed in New Canaan, as there are many parks and open spaces. Located close to Stamford and New York City, the town gives residents the chance to escape into different places and enjoy everything the surrounding cities have to offer.

New Canaan Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale

116 HOMES FOR SALE
latest added
9 Dec '22

median price
$ 1.65M

price / sq. ft.
$ 487

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197 HOMES SOLD / past 6 months
latest sold
6 Dec '22

avg. on market
114 days

sale / list ratio
101%

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Neighborhoods

New Canaan, CT has 4 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Pinney’s Corners - Selleck’s Corners $ 2.65M median price
Most affordable neighborhood New Canaan Center $ 1.48M median price
With most homes on the market New Canaan Center 52 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes New Canaan Center 86 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

New Canaan Center

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Smith Ridge Road - Canoe Hill Road

48 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Talmadge Hill - Ponus

43 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Pinney’s Corners - Selleck’s Corners

38 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

New Canaan, CT has 42 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Ardsley Square

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Lee Fair West

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Park Mead

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The Sanctuary

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Tuscan Manor

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St. John's Place

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​Stepping Stones

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Coachman's Square

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Seminary Ridge

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Lantern Way

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Maplewood

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Laurel Green

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Currier Court

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East Maple Commons

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Richmond Mews

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Willow Walk

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King’s Grant

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Church Hill Walk

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Cobbler’s Green

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Hatfield Mews

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Hathaway Commons

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Mead Common

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Oak Park

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Old Forge Green

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Southgate

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Heritage Commons

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Barkmill Knoll

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Gramercy Park

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Jelliff Mill Falls

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Park Slope

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Canaan Mews

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Orchard Hills

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Graystone

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Pride’s Crossing

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Canaan Close

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Canaan Square

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Forest Ridge

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Chatham Walk

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Oenoke

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The Village at New Canaan

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East Hills

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Southfield Lane

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