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WESTPORT, CT - Selling My House
Westport, Connecticut is a beautiful coastal town located approximately 47 miles north of New York City. The town has held strong to its cultural roots while expanding into an affluent community that was named #5 in Money Magazine’s 2008 list of the 25 Top-Earning Towns. Westport’s small-town atmosphere provides residents with a quaint haven away from the bustle of larger cities. Of course, its proximity to New York City means that you’re still only an hour away from enjoying the big-city benefits, too.
The downtown area offers a robust shopping experience with everything from one-of-a-kind boutiques to luxury retail locations. A thriving arts community means that you’ll be looking forward to finer art exhibitions around every corner, and outstanding performances at notable venues, such as the Westport Country Playhouse and The Levitt Pavilion. Of course, quality of life extends past award-winning entertainment and the town of Westport takes the future of your life very seriously. A first-rate public school system, along with an outstanding an innovative public library, ensures success with top-of-the-line educational resources. And with ventures like the Green Village initiative and its own recycling efforts, Westport is breaking ground in environmental awareness.
The award winning Westport public school system is consistently ranked among the top in the State.
Staples High School
Two middle schools (Grades 6 to 8)
Bedford Middle School
Coleytown Middle School
Five elementary schools (Kindergarten to Grade 5)
Coleytown Elementary School
King’s Highway Elementary School
Green’s Farms Elementary School
Saugatuck Elementary School
Long Lots Elementary School
There are a number of preschools in Westport, including Stepping Stones Pre-school, Greens Farms Nursery School, Saugatuck Nursery School, Earthplace Nursery School and the YMCA Childcare.
Greens Farms Academy, located in the 1920s Vanderbilt estate overlooking Long Island Sound, is a K-12 private preparatory school located in the Greens Farms section of town. Pierrepont School, opened in 2002 on Sylvan Road, is a private K-12 school for gifted students.
If you are interested in buying or selling a home in Fairfield County, CT, please contact Carissa & Douglas Properties. We will be delighted to meet with you and look forward to helping you feel right at home.