When buying a luxury home in Fairfield County, near the Merritt Parkway and train station, most people consider Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk, Westport and Fairfield, not knowing about the beauty of the neighboring town, Weston. Explore the area. You may find your dream home here with an incredible, price-value ratio.
How is it like to live in Weston, Connecticut?
Contemporary construction style, natural beauty, greenery, and social activities define this small town. Weston is not like any other town; it feels like home. It really has a small, town caring environment.
Weston is quiet and wooded, thanks to its natural beauty. You can escape the city life, and breathe into the fresh air, which is a relief for many people. There is a plaza in the center of the town that houses all amenities of life. You can find the best pizza in Connecticut, a liquor store, bank, dry cleaners, supermarket, anything that you’ll need on a day-to-basis. If you decide to drive a few minutes down the road, then you’ll find yourself in the heart of Westport for shopping and dining.
What differentiates Weston from some of the surrounding towns is its natural beauty and culture. People here earn more, but they are “down-to-earth,” and they care about the culture, which is not often the case in surrounding neighborhoods. Westport, for example, offers you dining and shopping, but if you want natural beauty, and a sense of connection in a community, then Weston is the right place.
Weston is probably the best school district in Fairfield County. All four schools and athletic facilities are combined into a 117-acre campus. With park-like settings, the education environment rivals many colleges in the country. The population here is highly educated. ¾th of the population has a college degree. The top-notch school system attracts families to this town.
There are high-technology classrooms, competitive & caring staff that prepares the child for the challenges of the 21st century. It is a globally competitive learning environment with a low student-teacher ratio. Grades in Weston schools are better than the national average. Schools here support sports activities as well. Since Westport is at a few minute’s drive, it is easy to find yourself enjoying the energetic environment of Westport while genuinely enjoying the rural beauty of Weston.
Nearly 10,000 people are living in town. Residents here enjoy the spiritual refreshment that includes hiking trails, fishing ponds, cycling, parks, and the gem of the town (Devil’s den). There are three clubs, i.e. Aspectuck Valley Country Club, Weston field club, and Weston racquet club. It really is an inviting place.
Property tax is higher in Weston than in the surrounding areas. That’s because of the minimum two-acre zoning, but that’s how you maintain the natural beauty of a town.
How do you commute to the city?
Most people ask this question because many of us have offices in the city. It is easy to commute to New York City. One way is to drive, and you can reach New York in about an hour. In Weston, the traffic is steady. There are very few lights on the way to get to the Merritt Parkway. If taking the train, it will only take a couple of minutes to reach the train station from Westport and head towards New York.
Looking for a house in Weston? We have a beautiful Colonial for Sale at 23 White Birch Rd.