Fairfield Town Profile
Fairfield is a gorgeous, dynamic community that embraces peaceful living, historic preservation, and seaside magic without forgoing cultural opportunities and big city experiences. With New York City a mere hour away, Fairfield is ideal for commuters who work in Manhattan, but crave the tranquility of a vibrant coastal community.
Families love Fairfield not only for its diverse residential neighborhoods, but also for its top-rated public and private schools as well as its options for higher education. Students attending the public schools in this community receive stellar education in a school district that is considered one of the best in the country. There are two public high schools, Fairfield Warde and Fairfield Ludlow, three middle schools, and 11 elementary schools. There are also a handful of Catholic schools as well as non-parochial, private school options.
For students pursuing post-secondary degrees, Fairfield is home to Fairfield University and Sacred Heart University. Fairfield University is known for its innovative science programs, while Sacred Heart is revered for its cultural arts program.
Living in Fairfield is like being embraced by an eclectic, warm and welcoming enclave. In this community, there are people from all walks of life. From young to old to growing families, Fairfield is a community that has opportunities for everyone. One of its most special qualities is its ability to offer its residents an abundance of cultural experiences that one may not associate with a small, coastal town. In this community, residents are treated to fine dining experiences, exquisite shopping, theaters and museums. While NYC may only be a short drive to the south, many residents find they don’t have travel far from their front doors to quench their thirst for excitement and entertainment.
Neighborhoods and Real Estate – Homes and Condos for Sale in Fairfield, CT
Fairfield is frequently referred to as a community of neighborhoods where everyone always feels right at home. There is Fairfield Beach that epitomizes family-centered living, Southport Village with its quaint streets and popular Pequot Yacht Club, the horse country also known as Greenfield Hill, and the tiny town of Stratfield with Lake Mohegan at its center. Unsurprisingly, the real estate options here are wide-ranging, from Cape Cod cottages to sprawling European-style estates and rambling Colonial Revivals.
For a complete list of all the residential communities that make up the welcoming community of Fairfield, contact a Higgins Group Realtor today.
Area: 30 Miles
Government: First Selectman
Boston: 142 Miles
Hartford: 53 Miles
New York City: 48 Miles
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