Darien, CT

Spectacular waterfront town overlooking the Long Island Sound.

Darien, CT

About the area

Darien is an ideal commuter town with just under an hour train ride to Manhattan via Metro-North Railroad. It’s home to 21,000 residents who enjoy a coastal Connecticut lifestyle as well as some of the lowest property taxes in the state. Darien offers the convenience of a bustling downtown shopping area in addition to The Noroton Heights Shopping Center with both high-end national chain stores and local curated mom-and-pop stores. Families take pride in Darien's top school curriculums and sports programs. Situated on the Long Island Sound, there are plenty of public and private waterfront activities such as sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding and more.

In the neighborhood


Post Corner Pizza
Scena Wine Bar
Ten Twenty Post
The Goose
The Sugar Bowl


Pear Tree Beach Weed Beach
Darien Historical Society
Darien Whole Foods & Trader Joe's Skating at Darien Ice House
Darien Farmers Market

Need to know

Commuting Times

Under 1 hour drive to Manhattan
Under 1 hour train ride to Grand Central

Area airports

  • LaGuardia - 45 minute drive
  • JFK International Airport - 1 hour 15 min drive
  • Westchester County Airport - 25 minute drive


  • Hindley Elementary School (PK-5)
  • Holmes School (K-5)
  • Ox Ridge Elementary School (K-5)
  • Royle Elementary School (K-5)
  • Tokeneke Elementary School (PK-5)
  • Middlesex Middle School (6-8)
  • Darien High School (9-12)
Private Clubs:
  • The Country Club of Darien
  • Wee Burn Country Club
  • Woodway Country Club
  • Middlesex Swim Club
  • Noroton Heights Yacht Club
  • The Boat Club at Pear Tree Point Beach
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