Buyers July 15, 2022

Everything You Need To Know About Westport, CT Real Estate

Situated on the coveted Gold Coast, Westport, CT is a one-of-a-kind destination for those seeking to experience all that the shoreline of Connecticut has to offer.  From fine dining and shopping to world-class amenities, this town is equal parts luxury and classic New England charm. 

When you’re beginning your search for Westport, CT real estate you will want to work with a REALTOR who is an expert in the area and is a trusted and valued resource in the community.  Someone who will be able to answer all of your questions and provide you with the tools you need to make your next important life decision.

Once you’ve landed on the REALTOR of your choice (I would be delighted if it was me), you will want to decide which neighborhood of Westport, CT is right for you.  There are five distinct neighborhoods that may suit your needs including Greens Farms, Compo Beach, Saugatuck, Old Hill and Coleytown.   Each neighborhood has its own appeal and you will immediately begin to understand them as you tour them all.

The town of Westport, CT is a very manageable commute from New York City with commuters making it to Grand Central Terminal in just a little over an hour by train, via two Metro-North train stations in Greens Farms and Westport.  If you prefer to drive into the city it will add just a short 10-15 minutes to your commute from your new home.

The schools in the town are consistently rated among the best schools in the state of Connecticut and in some cases, as with Staples High School, listed in the U.S. News & World Report among the best schools in the entire country.  

When free time allows, there is plenty to do to unwind and relax in Westport.  Our world class beaches offer your toes a place to rest after a long week.  The town is home to four distinctly beautiful golf courses for you to enjoy.  Longshore Club Park offers a variety of amenities including basketball and tennis courts, sailing adventures and so much more.  

After spending your day unwinding you can visit a vast array of fine dining options throughout the town and the region.  Local favorites include The Whelk, The Spotted Horse Tavern and Harvest Wine Bar and Restaurant.

No matter what you’re looking for, the Westport, CT real estate market has it.  If you’re looking for classic New England charm, you’ll find it.  If something with direct waterfront suits your liking, you’re in the right place.  If you’re looking for a more modern take on luxury, there is something for you as well.  

Start your home buying journey today and experience all that life in Westport has to offer.