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Old Greenwich is located in southwest Connecticut and is part of the larger town of Greenwich, which was listed as one of the “100 Best Places to Live in the United States” by Money magazine. With a population of just more than 6,600, Old Greenwich retains a quiet, small-town feel that makes it attractive to many potential residents. Spanning north and south of the Post Road, Old Greenwich is the town’s access to Long Island Sound via Greenwich Point, also known as Tod’s Point.

The Old Greenwich area has a rich history, including the Electrolux vacuum manufacturing facility, now home to the Old Greenwich Gables, a condominium complex near the train station.

The annual First Light festivities in December bring the community together along its main street, with free food, sleigh rides and holiday carols filling the air.

Shopping and Dining

Filled with Mom & Pop shops and few chain stores, the village of Old Greenwich is often filled with children riding bikes and skateboarding down Sound Beach Avenue after school, getting ice cream at Darlene’s Heavenly Desires or filling up on chicken nuggets and French fries at the original Garden Catering. Visitors might even see a horse and buggy at the local bank drive-thru, an almost once a week occurrence.

Clothing boutiques, food establishments and everyday necessity shops make up the village of Old Greenwich. Longtime businesses such as Bennett JewelersMacKenzie’s Grill Room, Arcadia Coffee Company and King’s Food Market make Old Greenwich an attractive spot for people looking to put down roots.

Parks and Recreation

There are several parks, beaches and other recreational attractions in the town of Greenwich, and many are within close walking or driving distance from most Old Greenwich real estate. At Greenwich Point, the Old Greenwich Yacht Club makes its home, giving organization to the many sailing enthusiasts in the town. Greenwich Community Sailing is also found at Greenwich Point, and has kayaks, paddleboards and sailboats available for rent, as well as lessons for all ages.. Walking, biking and rollerblading around the Point are frequent pastimes. Innis Arden Golf Club offers swimming, golf and tennis to members, and Rocky Point Club is a private club for those interested in water sports.

The Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, which houses the Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center, provides space for classes in the arts and sports teams often practice and play games in its gymnasium and on its playing fields.

Schools

Old Greenwich is home to Old Greenwich School, an elementary school that is part of the Greenwich Public Schools system. Many of its students live within walking distance of this community school, and its festivities such as the annual Pumpkin Patch bring the community together. For more information about Greenwich schools, visit www.greenwichschools.org.

Schools, Health, Transportation

Old Greenwich has its own Metro-North Railroad station, which runs along the New Haven Line. Grand Central Terminal in New York City is a 64-minute train ride. For train schedules, visit mta.info and select Old Greenwich.

Westchester County Airport is the nearest airport to most Old Greenwich real estate and is 19 miles away. John F. Kennedy Airport is 39 miles away, and LaGuardia International Airport is 32 miles away.

Old GreenWich Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Old GreenWich

1465 Putnam Avenue, Unit 309 Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 1465 Putnam Avenue, Unit 309, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102151)
1 bed 1 bath 896 sqft $410,000
19 Center Drive Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 19 Center Drive, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102147)
4 beds 4 baths 2,778 sqft $1,695,000
19 End Court Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 19 End Court, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102134)
6 beds 7 baths 5,490 sqft $3,795,000
7 Richmond Drive Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 7 Richmond Drive, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102129)
3 beds 2 baths 1,614 sqft $1,395,000
1465 Putnam Avenue, Unit 609 Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 1465 Putnam Avenue, Unit 609, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102128)
1 bed 1 bath 728 sqft $409,500
7 Stuart Drive Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 7 Stuart Drive, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102126)
4 beds 2 baths 1,717 sqft $795,000
165 Shore Road, Unit B Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 165 Shore Road, Unit B, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102112)
3 beds 4 baths 1,800 sqft $3,295,000
17 Old Wagon Road Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 17 Old Wagon Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102109)
4 beds 5 baths 3,241 sqft $2,175,000
17 Lincoln Avenue Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 17 Lincoln Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102108)
4 beds 4 baths 2,795 sqft $2,495,000
165 Shore Road, Unit A Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 165 Shore Road, Unit A, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102087)
3 beds 4 baths $11,000
15 Irvine Road Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 15 Irvine Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102078)
5 beds 6 baths 3,610 sqft $3,500,000
8 Shoreham Club Road Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 8 Shoreham Club Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102001)
5 beds 3 baths 2,886 sqft $3,295,000
7 Holman Lane Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 7 Holman Lane, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 102000)
5 beds 5 baths 4,455 sqft $2,695,000
92 Wesskum Wood Road Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 92 Wesskum Wood Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 101996)
4 beds 4 baths 3,154 sqft $2,395,000
1465 Putnam Avenue, Unit 619 Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Photo of 1465 Putnam Avenue, Unit 619, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 (MLS # 101995)
1 bed 1 bath 765 sqft $2,195

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Old GreenWich Schools

Old Greenwich School
PK-5, public

Posted on February 9, 2015 at 11:41 am by Kaye Lewis

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