When looking for CT Realty, look no further than Darien Connecticut for your real estate needs. Darien was founded in 1737 and incorporated in 1820. Darien is a town rich in history and casual in lifestyle. At one time Darien was a busy port of call where sloops delivered goods to Ring's End Bridge. With a population of 19,000 residents and has numerous shops, restaurants, beaches and gracious homes. With five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school, rated among he highest in the state, Darien Connecticut real estate becomes a very popular option. Our Darien Connecticut realty office is located just 55 minutes from mid-town Manhattan by train. The scenic Merritt parkway and Interstate 95 also provide convenient access. This confluence of public transportation and public roadways make Darien a preferred choice for those in the metropolitan area. Four hospitals are located within a 20-mile radius: Stamford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Greenwich Hospital and St. Vincent's Hospital. Darien offers a host of recreational opportunities and is fortunate to have a spectacular 16.5 mile coastline on Long Island Sound. This location provides with inland waterways, beaches and beautiful parks. In addition, Darien boasts a 64-acre nature preserve and has a state-of-the-art YMCA as well as a YWCA, tennis and paddle courts and an indoor ice rink. Darien is proud to have an award-winning, nationally-recognized Public Library that offers a wide variety of programs for all ages. Residents can also enjoy five public parks and the Nature Center. Additionally, Darien also has a summer day camp, art and antique shows, a Senior Center and a movie theater and is home to numerous private clubs. These organizations provide additional opportunities for residents to participate in such activities as boating, golf and tennis. There are dozens of other community organizations in Darien catering to interests of almost any type. Rich in historical culture, Darien is home to the Bates-Scofield Homestead: c. 1736, a classic New England saltbox named for the Bates family, who built it, and the Scofields, who later occupied it. The Historical Society maintains the Bates-Scofield Homestead and houses local historical archives.