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

102 HOMES FOR SALE
latest added
21 Oct '21

median price
$ 857K

price / sq. ft.
$ 313

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

avg. on market
129 days

sale / list ratio
100.7%

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Homes Styles & Types

home types active
homes
median
price
Single Family 93 $ 1.52M
Condos 7 $ 369K
Multi Family 2 $ 597K
home styles active
homes
median
price
Townhouse 2 $ 597K
Antique 2 $ 1.12M
Victorian 1 $ 1.10M
Contemporary 4 $ 755K
Colonial 58 $ 1.93M
Cottage 5 $ 552K
premium active
homes
median
price
Waterfront 21 $ 1.23M
Luxury 11 $ 5.71M
Mansions 20 $ 3.66M

Homes for Sale in Ridgefield Market Analysis

Most expensive home

$28,500,000
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Average sale price

$1,427,356

Median sale price

$857,000

Cheapest home

$165,000 Search cheapest homes

Dollars on market

$ 146M

Sale / List ratio

100.7%

Newest homes built in

2022
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Average construction year

1962

Median construction year

1970

Oldest homes built in

1725
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Biggest home

19,759 square feet
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Average home surface

4,149 square feet

Median home surface

3,253square feet

Smallest home

621 square feet
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Homes for Rent

9 HOMES FOR RENT
latest added
22 Oct '21
median price
$ 2.8K
price / sq. ft.
$ 2

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69 HOMES RENTED / past 6 months
latest rented
18 Oct '21

avg. on market
101 days

rent / list ratio
100.4%

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Neighborhoods

Ridgefield, CT has 4 neighborhoods.
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Top Neighborhoods

Most expensive neighborhood Village Center $ 1.10M median price
Most affordable neighborhood North Ridgefield $ 750K median price
With most homes on the market South Ridgefield 46 homes for sale
With most recently sold homes South Ridgefield 149 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.

149 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...

117 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.

85 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...

21 homes recently sold see neighborhood

Condo Complexes

Ridgefield, CT has 29 condo complexes.
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Top Condo Complexes

Stonehouse Commons

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Townhouse, Colonial

Bedrooms
2

Year built
1994, 1995

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Victoria Gate

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Colonial, Townhouse, Victorian

Bedrooms
2, 3

Year built
1984, 1986

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Woodgate

Ridgefield

Unit Styles
Townhouse

Bedrooms
1, 2

Year built
1993, 1994

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