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.