Homes & Places to Live in Newtown, CT

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Map of Newtown, CT

Newtown is a small town in Fairfield County, located almost sixty miles from New York City. A bedroom community for Danbury and Bridgeport, the town grows at a fast pace while still maintaining its New England charm. The picturesque Newtown was incorporated in 1711, on land bought from the Pohtatuck Indians in 1708. One year after the purchase, portions of land (4 acres) were given to young farmers who moved in the area and put the basis of the future town development by raising cattles, growing vegetables, and building saw and grist mills along the Potatuck River.

Before the Revolutionary War, the population of Newtown grew rather slowly, but after the war many manufacturing facilities were available in town; from hats, buttons and combs to furniture, fire hoses, and tea bags, Newtown grew into an active and busy community. In the 19th century, the town witnessed an unprecedented manufacturing boom with the New York Belting and Packing Company, but in the early 20th century the town turned to agriculture once more, as the manufacturing was in decline. Today, Newtown offers all the facilities necessary for a carefree and modern existence, providing great recreational activities and facilities to make residents’ life comfortable.

Newtown is known for its competitive educational system that offers superior programs and courses. When it comes to recreational activities and facilities, Newtown offers three recreational areas administered by the town: Dickinson Park with a pool, ball fields, tennis courts, ice skating, and picnic areas, Treadwell Park offering soccer and softball fields, a pool, tennis courts and plenty of open space, and Lake Lillinonah Park which has a boat ramp, fishing, swimming, and boating opportunities, and it is open only for residents.

Newtown is a wonderful small town with gorgeous landscapes and open spaces that allow you to relax and just get away from the daily monotony, while at the same time gives you access to the more lively and full of action side of Fairfield County.

Newtown Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale

105 HOMES FOR SALE
latest added

median price
$ 529K

price / sq. ft.
$ 264

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

avg. on market
111 days

sale / list ratio
102.0%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 100 $ 744K
Condos 3 $ 396K
Multi Family 2 $ 373K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 2 $ 395K
Antique 4 $ 383K
Contemporary 9 $ 901K
Colonial 62 $ 797K
Cottage 4 $ 327K
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 15 $ 857K
Luxury 2 $ 3.18M
Mansions 4 $ 1.69M

Homes for Sale in Newtown Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$4,200,000
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Average sale price

$727,344

Median sale price

$529,000

Cheapest home

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Dollars on market

$ 76.4M

Sale / List ratio

102.0%

Newest homes built in

2021
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Average construction year

1960

Median construction year

1976

Oldest homes built in

1700
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Biggest home

10,742 square feet
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Average home surface

2,899 square feet

Median home surface

2,606square feet

Smallest home

440 square feet
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Homes for Rent

7 HOMES FOR RENT
latest added
15 Oct '21
median price
$ 2.5K
price / sq. ft.
$ 1

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11 HOMES RENTED / past 6 months
latest rented
19 Oct '21

avg. on market
98 days

rent / list ratio
104.1%

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Neighborhoods

Newtown, CT has 7 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Hattertown $ 1.08M median price
Most affordable neighborhood Sandy Hook $ 387K median price
With most homes on the market Sandy Hook 36 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes Sandy Hook 104 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

Sandy Hook

This neighborhood has a variety of landmarks and parks, and also features a vineyard and marina.

104 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Hawleyville

This friendly community features a variety of affordable homes and three condominiums.

46 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Borough

This area of town is great for those who love the outdoors, as it is close to Taunton Pond, Dickinson Memorial State Park, and Newtown Country Club.

32 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Dodgingtown

Located just next door to Huntington State Park in Redding, this area is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

27 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Hattertown

Named for its hat-manufacturing trade, this area is located close to Huntington State Park in Redding, perfect for those who love the outdoors!

25 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Newtown, CT has 9 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Riverbend

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Briarwood Lane

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Covered Bridge Luxury Apartments

Newtown

Unit Styles
Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2, 3

Year built
2017

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