New Canaan, CT
Real Estate Market Data for New Canaan, CT by Dagny Eason of Dagny's Real Estate
New Canaan is a very nice town in Fairfield County. It is popular for many reasons, great schools, great location, and it is the quintessential New England town, except in New Canaan there is much more than the country store. New Canaan is unique from some of its neighboring towns because in New Canaan you can stroll down the streets, window shop and grab a coffe while on the go.
Waveny Park is located in New Canaan, it is a 250 acre public park with tons to offer the residents of New Canaan. The original Waveny house was built in 1912 for Lewis Lapham and his family. Lapham was one of the founding members of Texaco. The land was sold to New Canaan in 1967.
How wonderful for New Canaan, there are trails for jogging and walking, an art center, a theater, fields for soccer, baseball, softball and paddle tennis courts. Waveny house is also available to rent, it is very popular for both private parties and corporate events.
If you are interested in looking for a home in New Canaan - Waveny Park is worth checking out.
June Sales so far in New Canaan
Active Listings in 2011, 2012, 2013
Number of Sales in New Canaan, 2011, 2012, 2013
Currently in New Canaan...
The Average Sale Price in May was $1,545,611 and 45 houses sold last month. There are currently 266 active listings and 64 pending in New Canaan.
New Canaan Sales History
In 2010, 229 homes sold with an average price of $1,516,795, in 2011, 248 homes sold with an average price of $1,612,295 and in 2012, 248 homes sold with an average price of $1,467,151.
New Canaan CT
- Population 20,144
- Median Resident Age 43
- Estimated Household Income $191,750
- Median House or Condo Value in 2012 $1,000,000
(These statistics are estimates)
The most recent ranking of the nation’s high schools published by U.S. News & World Report distinguished Connecticut with 11 gold medal schools, 24 silver medal schools, and 4 bronze medal schools. Of the top 10 best high schools listed, half were in the 26th district. Weston, Ridgefield, Wilton, Joel Barlow, Darien, New Canaan, and Staples High School were recognized.
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