Homes & Places to Live in Ridgefield, CT

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Settled in 1708 by colonialists from Norwalk and Milford, the town of Ridgefield grew slowly as an agricultural rural community with strong religious roots. In 1781, the French army under Comte de Rochambreau, encamped in town and the first Catholic mass was offered.

Folks on the east side of Ridgefield have easy access to New York using the Danbury Line by taking a train from the West Redding Station, Branchville or Cannondale. From Ridgefield center you can also take a bus that drops you at Katonah, NY station for a one hour direct shot to Grand Central Station in New York.

In the late nineteenth century, wealthy New Yorkers were attracted to the cool hills where they built huge summer “cottages”, some with over 2,000 acres. In order to service these huge estates, many immigrants were hired and lived in town and today their ancestors own businesses or they commute to New York.

With the great depression most of these huge estates were sold off and today form the basis for the plentiful subdivisions of 2 acres in town. The town Fathers have been careful to assure that the town maintains the open spaces and recreational facilities that make Ridgefield a special place to live.

Ridgefield has always been known for its historic features from the Tree Lined Main Street with its late Victorian and Colonial buildings, to its many churches and historic buildings which have been restored. The town retains a quiet elegance and, because of the strong planning and zoning department, has maintained much of the 19th and early 20th century charm.

Today the town is a vibrant, high-energy community, with well known restaurants, famous museums, and a sense of history and purpose. The town attracts many executives who commute to New York City as well as those who work for the many companies headquartered in Stamford and other business oriented towns.


Ridgefield Demographic Details:


Homes for Sale

124 HOMES FOR SALE
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median price
$ 943K

price / sq. ft.
$ 359

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

avg. on market
126 days

sale / list ratio
104.2%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 114 $ 1.51M
Condos 10 $ 615K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 4 $ 619K
Antique 4 $ 1.75M
Contemporary 8 $ 907K
Colonial 78 $ 1.78M
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 19 $ 1.66M
Luxury 15 $ 5.06M
Mansions 18 $ 3.96M

Homes for Sale in Ridgefield Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$28,000,000
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Average sale price

$1,437,345

Median sale price

$942,500

Cheapest home

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Dollars on market

$ 178M

Sale / List ratio

104.2%

Newest homes built in

2022
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Average construction year

1970

Median construction year

1977

Oldest homes built in

1780
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Biggest home

99,999 square feet
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Average home surface

4,548 square feet

Median home surface

3,165square feet

Smallest home

746 square feet
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Neighborhoods

Ridgefield, CT has 4 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Branchville $ 1.07M median price
Most affordable neighborhood North Ridgefield $ 829K median price
With most homes on the market South Ridgefield 63 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes South Ridgefield 133 sold in last 90 days

Best Selling Neighborhoods

South Ridgefield

Bordering Wilton, New York, and Redding, this neighborhood is home to the Silver Spring Country Club, where members can golf, swim, or play tennis.

133 homes recently sold see neighborhood

North Ridgefield

Bordering New York and Danbury, there are many open spaces and farms, including Hemlock Hills, Ridgebury Farms, Seth Low Pierrepont State Park Rese...

94 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Village Center

The historic, tree lined Main Street is a beautiful place for a stroll, with a variety of small businesses and restaurants.

70 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Branchville

With a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as its close proximity to neighborhoring towns and New York City, this neighborhood is a wonderful...

12 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Ridgefield, CT has 29 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Village at Ridgefield

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Colonial, Townhouse

Bedrooms
2

Year built
2003

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Kendall Court

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Victorian, Townhouse

Bedrooms
2

Year built
1900, 2011

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Turner Hill

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Colonial

Bedrooms
3, 4

Year built
1995, 1996

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Grove Street

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Garden Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1920, 1970

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Bissell House

Ridgefield

Bedrooms
1

Year built
2009

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Island Hill Apartments

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Colonial

Bedrooms
2

Year built
2015

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The Coach Homes At Ridgefield

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Ranch

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
2019, 2020

Community
Adult

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Governor House

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Colonial

Bedrooms
2

Year built
2009, 2015

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Bluebird Common

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Colonial, Victorian

Bedrooms
2

Year built
1920

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Ridgefield 619

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Contemporary, Colonial

Bedrooms
2

Year built
2008, 2012

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