Danbury CT Homes For Sale - Danbury is a city in Fairfield County with a population of almost 80,000 living in an area of 44 square miles. The Greater Danbury Area is home to a population of +140,000... of which is comprised of several small towns: Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Newtown, New Fairfield, New Milford, Ridgefield and Sherman... Five of these small towns surround Candlewood Lake's 85 miles of shore line.
As of 2000 US census, there were 74,848 people, 27,183 households, 17,886 families residing in 28,519 housing units. Of the 27,183 households, 31% had children under 18 living with them, 51% were married couples living together.
The median income for a household in Danbury was $53,664, 61,900 for a family. Males had a median income of $39,016 versus $31,319 for females.
Danbury has an architecturally diverse real-estate landscape, ranging from tiny Capes and ranches on small city lots to spacious hilltop Victorian, Arts and Crafts and Greek Revival houses, Colonials, split-levels and many new upscale developments.
Homes for sale in Danbury, CT range from affordable cottages to multi-million dollar estates. Danbury also offers a varied assortment of condominiums, ranging from studio units to a luxurious waterfront condo complex. Danbury is located on the New York state border, and offers world-class shopping, a mix of urban and suburban neighborhoods, and a convenient commuting location near the I-84/I-684 interchange.
Greater Danbury Area Recreational Lake CommunitiesCandlewood Lake is a 8.5 square mile lake located in Fairfield and Litchfield counties of western Connecticut. It is the largest lake in Connecticut. The lake is bordered by five towns: Brookfield, Danbury, Sherman, New Fairfield and New Milford.
The lake is used year-round, although tourists primarily come during the summer months for fishing, boating, and golfing. Along its approximately 61-mile shoreline are five-star tourist resorts and recreational facilities, including golf courses, beaches, and marinas. The lake is around 40 feet deep in most places, with some deeper areas that are 80 feet. There is a 45 mph daytime speed limit for boats and a 25 mph nighttime speed limit from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise. A 6 mph speed limit is in effect within 100 feet of shore, docks and any other place marked as hazardous.
"Candlewood Lake Real Estate" - "Candlewood Lake Properties" Candlewood Lake is very popular with year-round residents and weekenders, its real estate values continue maintain strong. Owning on a large motorboat-friendly lake within one hour and a half of Manhattan has made Candlewood Lake one of the most attractive lifestyle and investment buys in Western Connecticut. With over 60 miles of shoreline, most of which is residentially developed, Candlewood Lake's 60+ lake communities offer buyers considerable choice in lifestyles, homes, towns, privacy, senses of community, and activities. Many locations on Candlewood Lake reach $1.5M though, one can pay more for a properties with more land, water-frontage, privacy, and square footage.