NEW CANAAN, CT
Welcome to picturesque New Canaan, a suburban town on the outskirts of Fairfield County. With beauty and subtle charm, it's known for it's brick sidewalks lining it's downtown full of gourmet restaurants and high-end boutiques. This small village offers an exceptional array of opportunities for all ages.
New Canaan is an extraordinary setting for families, consistently ranked among the top public schools in the nation. The locals rave about the abundance of cultural recreational and cultural offerings, from annual events like Christmas Caroling, summer Sidewalk Sales, and holiday parades -- to everyday activities such as local wine tastings, art seminars and stage performances at the town library.
Its vast public parks, including the 300-acre Waveny Park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, and some of the best in New England. And its building stock encompasses the typical colonial manses and downtown condos, but also some 90 mid-century moderns, dating from a time when the town was home to architectural giants like Philip Johnson (his Glass House is here), Marcel Breuer, and Landis Gores.
Commute to NYC: The New Canaan train station has plenty of parking; peak commute time averages 68 minutes to Grand Central. It’s located in the heart of the bustling downtown, replete with upscale coffee shops, shopping boutiques, and a wide selection of high-quality restaurants.