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Danbury, Connecticut

A Beautiful Bedroom Community

Located approximately 70 miles northeast of New York City, Danbury, Connecticut, is situated in northern Fairfield County. While Danbury is the fourth largest city in the county, it is considered a bedroom community for nearby Westchester County. A city by all accounts, Danbury is still thought of as a small town and is known for a low crime rate, cultural growth, diversity and comfortable lifestyle.

Danbury real estate boasts a range of options from beautiful antique houses in the northern part of town to elegant condos with spectacular views. This is a sought-after retreat providing a generous mix of property sizes and locations. A welcome sanctuary for those interested in escaping city life, Danbury is the perfect hybrid between city and suburb,

Plenty of Outside Adventure

A popular year-round destination, Danbury is also a draw for those looking to invest in a vacation home with lakefront access and the variety of outdoor activities. One of five towns bordering Candlewood Lake, Danbury provides a more active lifestyle on the Southern tip of the water. The largest man-made lake in New England, Candlewood affords residents both lakefront and lake-approximate real estate opportunities, making this area highly attractive for buyers seeking both gorgeous natural beauty and a modern lifestyle.

Candlewood Lake is easily the most popular lake in the state. Bordered by the towns of Danbury, New Milford, Sherman, Brookfield And New Fairfield, Candlewood Lake includes 60 miles of shoreline and boasts one of the best fishing locations in Connecticut. With the beautiful landscape and well-equipped marinas, this is an ideal location for anglers, boaters, hikers and water sport enthusiasts alike.

While the scenery speaks for itself, Danbury also boasts The Danbury Fair Mall (one of the largest shopping malls in New England), a great downtown library, a vibrant foodie scene, and a wonderful array of locally-owned shops and specialty markets.

Highly Regarded Schools

This is a town also boasts an expansive and unique selection of educational options. Danbury has several public schools that have been named Schools of Distinction, two of the top-rated private schools in the state, an award-winning magnet school, a Lutheran school, four parochial schools, and a large home-schooling community. As the fourth-most diverse small city in the country, Danbury High School caters to 43 different languages and over 3,200 students.

Danbury remains one of the best places in the US to buy a permanent home or a vacation home. The proximity to Candlewood Lake makes this a utopia for visitors and residents looking for recreational opportunities in a scenic country retreat. Classic New England sophistication abounds here, in a location that offers the convenience of easy access to major cities like New York, Philadelphia, and Boston.

Whether you are in search of an idyllic countryside location or a shoreline home on Candlewood Lake, you’ll find Danbury to be a beautiful refuge.

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Shaylene found us the perfect home for our horses.

Shaylene is very knowledgeable of the Connecticut horse properties and she was very helpful in finding the right place for us. It was great pleasure to work with her throughout the transaction and keep in touch afterwards.

Bobby Tanev

Shaylene made the entire process stress-free.

Shaylene is the consummate professional.  She seeks to find the house that you are looking for, works hard but is never pushy. We worked with Shaylene for about 7 months and viewed a few houses with her that fit our criteria but were not perfect. One day she reached out to us with the perfect… Read more “Shaylene made the entire process stress-free.”

Susan & Frank McDermott

Finding a home you love with a barn is challenging.

My husband and I have been working with Shaylene to purchase a home that would allow us to have our horses at home. I really can’t say enough good things about her. She is personable, knowledgeable, endlessly patient, and incredibly generous with her time. She answers all our questions and is helping us to understand… Read more “Finding a home you love with a barn is challenging.”

Maria & Gary

We found our beautiful horse farm in Connecticut.

Just want to give a shout out to Shaylene Neumann on helping us find our beautiful horse farm in CT. Shaylene is a lifelong resident as well as growing up in the real estate industry and being an equestrian herself was most supportive in knowing what we were looking for and just how to find… Read more “We found our beautiful horse farm in Connecticut.”

Joan States

We were very particular customers…

We couldn’t be happier with the dream summer home Shaylene helped us we find on Candlewood Lake. I can say we were very particular customers and Shaylene thoroughly covered the landscape of options and presented great opportunities to us. It was also not an easy negotiation. Shaylene helped us get the best terms and price… Read more “We were very particular customers…”

John & Angie Dietrich