Consistently ranked as one of the top affluent communities in the country, New Canaan’s rich roots as a residential hamlet offer residents a storybook small town experience. With just under 20,000 residents, this beautiful bedroom community has an array of property options ranging from 1/4 of an acre with complete walkability to 4+ acres of breath taking country living.
Known for its top rated public schools, open spaces, and community amenities; New Canaan is 40 miles from New York City and conveniently located to several international airports. It has long been a respite for commuters who work and play in larger cities but long for a rich suburban lifestyle.
The village is at the heart of the community, dripping with charm, and sprinkled with one-of-a-kind boutiques and a mecca for foodies with over 20 restaurants with an array of culinary diversity.
The town is also known for its vibrant sense of community, deep traditions and the efforts of residents to preserve safety, intellectual enrichment, the arts and promote ever-expanding recreational facilities available to residents.
Open Space and Nature Adventures
Over 400 acres of parkland and land trust. The crown jewel is the stunning 350 acre Waveny Park.
The Nature Center with programs like maple tapping and bee keeping for toddlers to seniors.
Artistic pursuits include the Powerhouse Playhouse, Silvermine Arts Center and numerous dance and performance programs for children.
Free concert series every wed night June-Sept Summer Theater
An active YMCA with two pools, a town pool, 10 community har- tru and hardcourt surface tennis courts. 4 community paddle courts and recently renovated paddle hut. Indoor tennis facilities, ice skating rink, numerous private country clubs.
2 train stations, available commuter parking. Direct trains to Manhattan- you always get a seat!
9 places of worship
The largest Newcomers Club in the nation. Christmas Caroling on God’s Acre Halloween and Memorial Day parades
4th of July Fireworks Annual May Fair Holiday Stroll
Farmers Market - featuring local produce every Saturday
New Canaan also has one of the lowest property taxes in the NY metropolitan areas with a mil rate of 16.669.
The median home price in New Canaan is $1.8 million.
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