Greenwich Connecticut Homes For Sale
Settled in 1640, the Town of Greenwich has become a prestigious community offering the best of both worlds to residents - the hustle and bustle of a thriving suburban town just outside New York City and the sanctuary of its backcountry open space, tranquil beaches and parks.
The southernmost and westernmost town in Connecticut, Greenwich is known as the ""Gateway to New England,"" and has more than 61,000 residents. Comprising about 67 square miles, including land and water, this highly sought-after address is located on the Gold Coast of Long Island Sound. It has 8,000 acres of protected land, including 32 miles of pristine coast, 20 parks, four beaches and a municipal golf course.
Just 30 miles east of the Big Apple, Greenwich is widely recognized as the hedge fund capital of the world. Real estate in Greenwich attracts many new young families and many generations of families also choose to stay in town. With one government, Greenwich has several distinct sections, each with its own unique flair - Old Greenwich, Riverside, Cos Cob, Greenwich, Glenville, Byram, Pemberwick, Chickahominy and North Mianus, to name a few.
Robb Report recently ranked Greenwich first among the top 10 towns in which to live in America. Real estate in Greenwich is among the town's leading industries.
The town's public school system - including 11 elementary schools, three middle schools and one four-year high school, all catering to nearly 9,000 students - consistently ranks among the best in the state. Also with several private schools in the area, parents are not at a loss for local, top-quality education for their children.
The cultural amenities that come with living in a premier locale are not lost on Greenwich. The Bruce Museum offers more than a dozen changing exhibits throughout the year, and its permanent exhibition spaces feature a minerals gallery, a marine tank, and displays that explain the environmental and historical development of the area. The Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich Symphony and the Greenwich Choral Society are among the other cultural opportunities in town.
Greenwich has the highest real property value in Connecticut, exceeding $43.3 billion. The median home price is about $1,036,000, and the average home is about $1,749,000. Homes for sale in Greenwich go for, on average, about $2 million.
With a ""pay-as-you-go"" philosophy when it comes to fiscal management, Greenwich property taxes are among the lowest in the state, making the town and homes for sale in Greenwich the best of the best in New England.
Welcome to William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, the largest family-owned company in the Northeast serving Greenwich Connecticut. For 39 years, our dedicated mortgage, new homes, international and relocation divisions have provided the resources and experience to find the perfect home for you, whether you're a first time homebuyer, raising a family or downsizing. Since our establishment in 1974 - William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance has experienced steady growth primarily through the sale of Greenwich.
Today, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance maintains the largest database of Greenwich Connecticut homes for sale and has a network of 85 sales offices and 3,500 sales associates and/or Realtors. Our Connecticut real estate and Massachusetts real estate sales have topped the $5.6 billion mark, and we've closed more than $9 billion worth of mortgage loans. No other real estate firm in Greenwich Connecticut has grown as rapidly under the same owner or has offered such innovative programs and home ownership services to its customers.
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