Shelton

Shelton

Fairfield County, Connecticut

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Shelton, a Fairfield County city of about 40,000 residents, has seen positive growth and revitalization in the past several decades.

Its historic downtown district, located along the Route 8 corridor, is dotted with 19th-century industrial buildings. The city’s hub has witnessed an influx of new businesses and eateries as its leaders look to future economic growth. In recent years, new life has been infused into old factories, and those that were beyond repair have been replaced with parks for residents to enjoy. For example, the city’s 10-acre Riverwalk Park is a popular location for annual festivals, concerts and community events throughout the year. Shelton, which has an active Conservation Commission, has preserved hundreds of acres of open space containing lush wilderness areas, adding to the desirability of its residential neighborhoods. It also has a very active historical society, which seeks to preserve, protect and document the city’s past.

The sections of Huntington and White Hills are particularly charming areas with gracious older homes, unspoiled beauty and deeply rooted history. Numerous sites throughout Shelton are included in the National Register of Historic Places, including the elegant Plumb Memorial Library and Huntington Center Historic District. Shelton residents enjoy access to numerous recreational facilities and parks, including two private golf courses, numerous walking and hiking trails and even a local dog park.

Shelton has witnessed an upswing in the construction of elegant, upscale estates in its outlying neighborhoods. The city, known for being home to the company that invented and manufactures the iconic Whiffle Ball, also hosts numerous corporate giants including Hubbell, Inc., Pitney Bowes, Tetley USA, Prudential Annuities and Perkin Elmer, among others.

Its historic downtown district, located along the Route 8 corridor, is dotted with 19th-century industrial buildings. The city’s hub has witnessed an influx of new businesses and eateries as its leaders look to future economic growth. In recent years, new life has been infused into old factories, and those that were beyond repair have been replaced with parks for residents to enjoy. For example, the city’s 10-acre Riverwalk Park is a popular location for annual festivals, concerts and community events throughout the year. Shelton, which has an active Conservation Commission, has preserved hundreds of acres of open space containing lush wilderness areas, adding to the desirability of its residential neighborhoods. It also has a very active historical society, which seeks to preserve, protect and document the city’s past.

The sections of Huntington and White Hills are particularly charming areas with gracious older homes, unspoiled beauty and deeply rooted history. Numerous sites throughout Shelton are included in the National Register of Historic Places, including the elegant Plumb Memorial Library and Huntington Center Historic District. Shelton residents enjoy access to numerous recreational facilities and parks, including two private golf courses, numerous walking and hiking trails and even a local dog park.

Shelton has witnessed an upswing in the construction of elegant, upscale estates in its outlying neighborhoods. The city, known for being home to the company that invented and manufactures the iconic Whiffle Ball, also hosts numerous corporate giants including Hubbell, Inc., Pitney Bowes, Tetley USA, Prudential Annuities and Perkin Elmer, among others.

Its historic downtown district, located along the Route 8 corridor, is dotted with 19th-century industrial buildings. The city’s hub has witnessed an influx of new businesses and eateries as its leaders look to future economic growth. In recent years, new life has been infused into old factories, and those that were beyond repair have been replaced with parks for residents to enjoy. For example, the city’s 10-acre Riverwalk Park is a popular location for annual festivals, concerts and community events throughout the year. Shelton, which has an active Conservation Commission, has preserved hundreds of acres of open space containing lush wilderness areas, adding to the desirability of its residential neighborhoods. It also has a very active historical society, which seeks to preserve, protect and document the city’s past.

The sections of Huntington and White Hills are particularly charming areas with gracious older homes, unspoiled beauty and deeply rooted history. Numerous sites throughout Shelton are included in the National Register of Historic Places, including the elegant Plumb Memorial Library and Huntington Center Historic District. Shelton residents enjoy access to numerous recreational facilities and parks, including two private golf courses, numerous walking and hiking trails and even a local dog park.

Shelton has witnessed an upswing in the construction of elegant, upscale estates in its outlying neighborhoods. The city, known for being home to the company that invented and manufactures the iconic Whiffle Ball, also hosts numerous corporate giants including Hubbell, Inc., Pitney Bowes, Tetley USA, Prudential Annuities and Perkin Elmer, among others.

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Commuter Friendly

Providing an ideal balance between urban amenities and the suburban lifestyle, Fairfield County offers many excellent real estate choices for the New York City commuter. With its easy access to midtown Manhattan by Metro-North railroad, Fairfield County serves as a perfect city escape while still offering fantastic proximity. Start your search for commuter friendly listings here.

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Golf Living

Some properties are within a few minutes’ drive; others are situated adjacent to or even directly on the beautiful golf green. The country club environment is a must-have for many, and for those who are after the golf lifestyle, Fairfield County has a number of superb offerings to consider. Begin exploring the assortment of golf-style listings now on the market in Fairfield County.

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90 Birdseye Road
Shelton, CT $519,900

90 Birdseye Road

Shelton, CT

$519,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,100 Sqft
97 Independence Drive
Shelton, CT $419,000

97 Independence Drive

Shelton, CT

$419,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 3,500 Sqft
Shelton Land
Shelton, CT $3,200,000

Shelton Land

Shelton, CT

$3,200,000
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16 Ripton Road
Shelton, CT $1,900,000

16 Ripton Road

Shelton, CT

$1,900,000
  • 5.00 Acres
56 Sachem Drive
Shelton, CT $979,000

56 Sachem Drive

Shelton, CT

$979,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4/1 Baths
  • 4,600 Sqft
34 Winthrop Woods Rd
Shelton, CT $849,900

34 Winthrop Woods Rd

Shelton, CT

$849,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,400 Sqft
38 Winthrop Woods Rd
Shelton, CT $849,900

38 Winthrop Woods Rd

Shelton, CT

$849,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,500 Sqft
Lot 32 Winthrop Woods Road
Shelton, CT $849,900

Lot 32 Winthrop Woods Road

Shelton, CT

$849,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 3,400 Sqft

Shelton

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Shelton is within Fairfield County, Connecticut and borders Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull.

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Market Snapshot

Units Sold

July 2015

68 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

July 2015 - Single Family Homes

$337K
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July 2015 Single Family Homes

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