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Old Greenwich is a neighborhood and CDP within the town of Greenwich, Connecticut. The CDP and neighborhood, like the town they are a part of, are located in Fairfield County. The neighborhood/CDP is nestled on the southeastern edge of the town of Greenwich. It is a suburban, coastal neighborhood made up of primarily medium to large single-family homes. The town features high rates of owner occupancy. Many homes in the neighborhood are historic most predate 1940. Old Greenwich is known as a friendly front porch community where neighbors feel like family. Yards here are smaller, but the sense of community is huge. The neighborhood is highly walkable. It feels like small town America and chain stores are rare. The town area features bright awnings, benches sit out front and most businesses are independently owned. It is a somewhat diverse neighborhood where common ancestries include English, Italians, Irish, German and Asian. English is the primary language in the neighborhood, followed by Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.

Old Greenwich was founded in 1641 and among its founders Elizabeth Fones. For many years Greenwich Point in Old Greenwich was known as “Elizabeth Neck” in honour of its founding mother. In the 1800s the area that is the neighborhood of Old Greenwich, served as a beach area. In the late 1800s, Old Greenwich was known as Sound Beach and the main road through the CDP is still known as Sound Beach Avenue. The Sound Beach Railroad Station was founded in 1894. Today the state is known as Old Greenwich Railroad Station and it continues to serve commuters today. The station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

It is a wealthy neighborhood compared to both state and national economic statistics. It is predominantly a white-collar community and over 65% of the workforce are white-collar workers such as executives, professionals and managers. It is a popular neighborhood for executives and their families. The approximate median real estate price is $1,828,254 and the average rental housing price is $3,354. Public transportation is available and approximately 38% of all commuters take the train for their daily commutes. However, 56% of all commuters drive private vehicles or carpool.

The neighborhoods coastal location provides gorgeous waterfront scenery and the opportunity for countless waterfront activities. Old Greenwich has a wonderful beach known as Tod’s Point. The beach is located on a skinny, but beautiful peninsula and is open to the public. The neighborhood is also home to Perrot Memorial Library as well as Greenwich Point Park which spans 147 acres and Binney Park which features a duck pond and lovely footbridges. Homes for sale in Old Greenwich come in a variety of styles and are predominantly three-bedroom or larger. Other real estate options include apartments, condos and more. To find the home of your dreams in historic and beautiful Old Greenwich, call local real estate agent and expert Robert Tedesco today at 203-252-4286.

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