Fairfield is a small town in Fairfield County, Connecticut. It borders towns of Bridgeport, Westport, Trumbull, Easton and Westport on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. As of the 2020 countywide census, the community had a population of 5,890. The average age is just over 40 years. The largest population group, as of this time, is the white population.
You may be wondering how a small town in Connecticut, with only a total population of 5 million, can be considered a center of alternative lifestyle. Well, Fairfield is known for its live music scene, progressive shops, craft galleries, and its friendly residents. Most artists that perform in Connecticut come from here. Independent bands like doom metal or alternative rock bands perform at festivals held here. Even some popular bands from other parts of the US like Celtic/Redgrass fusion act Backbone or The Holdbacks have roots in Fairfield. This is a great place to learn about other cultures if you are traveling to this part of Connecticut to live.
Tourists visiting Fairfield seek a way to enjoy all the wonders of nature in all four seasons. They take advantage of Fairfield’s hiking trails, biking trails, and state parks to get out into the great outdoors. If you love taking pictures, you will love the picturesque vistas of Fairfield, CT. Some of the popular places to visit are the Greenfield Hill Park, which is a beautiful, man-made park on the edge of disco beach. Greenfield Hill is also home to a small but fun and interesting museum called the “iques.” The icicle factory, the rock climb Fairfield, and the world’s only indoor ice skating rink are also located in Greenfield.
Fairfield’s downtown area is filled with boutiques, cafes, and restaurants. The Long Island Sound borders the towns of Fairfield, Connecticut and Long Island Sound. Tourists who love both coasts find that Fairfield is a great place to spend their time between the two.
Another thing that people love about Fairfield, CT is the beach. There is a wide, soft sandy beach that residents have lined for years at the northern end of town near the connecting bridge that connects Fairfield with Long Island Sound. Tourists who come to the area to fall in love with the freedom and calm of the water while relaxing on the beach.
If you like shopping, there are several great malls in downtown Fairfield. The Mall is built on the south side of town and it has a movie theater, five restaurants, and two hotels. Macy’s is across the street from the mall. Penfield beach has numerous retail shops such as a clothing store and a video store. It also has a big, parking lot directly in front of it that has multiple restaurants and ice cream stores.
The second part of the Fairfield Connecticut real estate market is the Westport Village. Westport Village is located right next to the Bridgeport ferry. It is a residential area full of single family homes and apartments. There is a wide selection of Westport Single Family Homes, condos, duplexes, and town homes. Tourists will find that this area of Fairfield Connecticut is very close to the various tourist attractions that the entire town of Westport is so famous for.
Finally, a few words about Fairfield Connecticut real estate. The average home price in Fairfield is around two hundred thousand dollars. Real estate prices are especially high in the New York City area of Connecticut due to the fact that there is such a high demand for housing and a low supply of available homes. This makes it an excellent area for first time homebuyers and those who are looking to resale their home to make a profit.