The affluent cities of Weston and Wilton, located 47 miles north of New York, played a significant part on the stage of early American history. English settlers occupied the area that would become marked by events during the American Revolution. Later on, prior to the Civil War, Wilton became a stop on the Underground Railroad. As history made room for progress, the population and culture of the communities began to change. Today, wealthy actors, writers and artists meander along the boulevards and shop the upscale neighborhood markets. This sought-after region has become a prime spot for relocation.
The properties for sale in Wilton and Weston are incomparable. Beautiful wooded acreage, viewed from the back porch of a large colonial home for sale, bring to mind the savor of untouched land and times gone by. Step through the French doors into the spacious sun room, fully updated with custom Italian tile and floor-to-ceiling windows and experience the amenities of modern life. Imagine life in a quaint village-styled cottage, purple hydrangeas emphasizing the front sitting porch.
Other choices include elegant estate-styled homes situated to take advantage of amazing waterfront views from every room. Local Realtors will design an individualized inventory and bring together the home buyer with the his ideal piece of real estate.
The statistics tell the story of the two cities' commitment to quality education. Ninety-one percent of the high school graduates from Wilton and Weston continue on to higher education. School choices are numerous with both public and private options.
Life in Fairfield County is anything but boring. The pastoral setting of this region with the winding roads, access to the coast, streams and ponds has created an outdoor playground for fresh-air enthusiasts. Opportunities for bicycling, hiking, water sports are numerous. Take a tour of Weir Farm and experience the local history and scenery at its best. Residents visit the Westport Farmer's Market where growers showcase their organic produce and unique culinary delights. Music festivals and street fairs provide a free spirited, home-grown ambiance. The thriving art community, local theaters and strong cultural emphasis of the communities will satisfy every taste.
Weston and Wilton have it all; the coastal lifestyle, artistic community, proximity to city life and picturesque countryside to rival any location. A real estate agent will answer questions and help acquaint the new home buyer with the benefits of life in southern Fairfield County.