Connecticut’s largest city, Bridgeport is steeped in history and is home to no less than five historic districts as well as historic sites such as Bridgeport City Hall and the Fairfield County Courthouse.
But Bridgeport is also very much of the here and now, with well-maintained parks, a diversified economy, and a competitive school system,all of which help foster a highquality of life.
Real Estate and Property Types
Bridgeport’s housing market consists mostly of single-family homes, apartments, and condos. Vacant land is also available.
The majority of homes have three to four bedrooms. Hardwood floors, spacious yards, and finished basements are just some of the features of propertiesyou’ll find in the market.
The largest of these homes can have up to six bedrooms and many of the most coveted and highly valued residences are those located along Long Island Sound. Architectural styles vary, but tend towards the traditional and include Colonial Revivals, Cape Cods, and the occasional saltbox and French country home.
If you’re interested in Bridgeport real estate and otherhouses for sale in Fairfield County CT, Fairday Realty willbe happy to help. Get in touch with us at (888) 567-2134or send an email to info(at)fairdayrealty(dotted)com to get started.
Living in Bridgeport
Just around an hour’s drive north of New York City, Bridgeport is around 20 minutes away from New Haven and Stamford. It is located right where the Pequonnock River empties into the Sound and boasts the state’s longest public beach as well as a bustling harbor area.
Encompassing a land area of 19.4 square miles, Bridgeport is traditionally divided into 13 neighborhoods:
- Black Rock
- Boston Avenue/Mill Hill
- Brooklawn/St. Vincent
- East End
- East Side
- Enterprise Zone
- North Bridgeport
- North End
- The Hollow
- Reservoir/Whiskey Hill
- South End
- West Side/West End
Living in Bridgeport gives you easy access to fantastic attractions like:
- Beardsley Zoo – Beardsley has been Connecticut’s only zoo for over 90 years. The staff is dedicated to preserving endangered animals and coming up with strategies to protect their natural habitats. The zoo’s fascinating animal exhibits include white-tailed deer, red pandas, bobcats, and red wolves.
- Barnum Museum – Located in Downtown Bridgeport,the museum is dedicated to legendary showman and Bridgeport mayor Phineas Taylor “P.T.” Barnum. Opened to the public in 1893, the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to over 60,000 artifacts related to Barnum and his life’s work, as well as pieces that relate to Bridgeport and 19th century America.
- The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum – Stretching acrossfive acres,this aerial forest park features 11 trails starting at the main platform. Visitors have access to platforms that are interconnected by cable, rope, wood, and zip line, ranging from easy to intermediate and advanced.
- Seaside Park –325-acre Seaside Park is a premier seaside destination that features a swimming beach, a bath house, hiking trails, sports fields, and picnic areas. The crescent-shaped park spans 2.5 miles along the coastline and rolls toward Long Island Sound. Come here for a refreshing dip in the clear waters, or a peaceful stroll on a quiet afternoon.
- Housatonic Museum of Art –HMA houses one of the leading college art collections in all of the United States, offering guests the opportunity to view art works from the ancient to the contemporary period. The museum also hosts lectures and rotating exhibits.
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