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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Featured Listings

740 River Road
Shelton, CT $5,500,000

740 River Road

Shelton, CT

$5,500,000
  • 53,000 Sqft
376 River Road
Shelton, CT $1,800,000

376 River Road

Shelton, CT

$1,800,000
  • 3,064 Sqft
445 Access Road
Shelton, CT $1,600,000

445 Access Road

Shelton, CT

$1,600,000
  • 1.96 Acres
10 Nature Lane
Shelton, CT $1,299,900

10 Nature Lane

Shelton, CT

$1,299,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 5/1 Baths
  • 6,778 Sqft
410 Howe Avenue
Shelton, CT $1,275,000

410 Howe Avenue

Shelton, CT

$1,275,000
  • 15,224 Sqft
47 Golden Hill Lane
Shelton, CT $939,000

47 Golden Hill Lane

Shelton, CT

$939,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 7,389 Sqft
32 Blackberry Lane
Shelton, CT $879,900

32 Blackberry Lane

Shelton, CT

$879,900
  • 5 Beds
  • 5/1 Baths
  • 5,311 Sqft
Lot 10 Legacy Lane
Shelton, CT $809,900

Lot 10 Legacy Lane

Shelton, CT

$809,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 3,373 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

February 2021

33 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

February 2021 - Single Family Homes

$370K
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Percentage of Asking Price

February 2021 Single Family Homes

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