Homes for Sale in Rowayton, CT

A SPECIAL COMMUNITY

Edging its way down the Five Mile River to Long Island Sound, the community of Rowayton offers a unique blend of salty, but traditional, village appeal.

Officially known as the Sixth Taxing District of Norwalk, Rowayton's 4,000-plus residents dwell in 1.28 square miles, in houses closely spaced along narrow streets. Rowaytonites walk almost everywhere, both for exercise and for errands, and exchange friendly greetings along the way. Rowayton Avenue offers most of life's necessities: a market, a hardware store, several restaurants, a post office, a volunteer fire department, two churches, parks, an arts center, and a train station on the NY-NH line. Rowayton has three beautiful beaches; East Beach, South Beach and Bayley Beach, located on beautiful Long Island Sound across from Greens Ledge Lighthouse. On Highland Avenue, the stable of the old Farrell estate has been converted to a community center and a fine library. A farmer's market is held there on summer Fridays.

Founded by farmers and fishermen in the 1600's, Rowayton has gone through several metamorphoses. In the mid-1800's it was a major oystering center, shipping tens of thousands of bushels annually. The oystermen prospered, as evidenced by the large Victorian houses they built along Rowayton Avenue. Later, steamboats brought visitors to the amusement park at Roton Point. In the 20's summer homes were built along the river and beaches, and the boating community began to develop.

Now Rowayton is a suburb, with an easy commute to New York and easy access both to I-95 and the Merritt Parkway. Office buildings offer local employment. The deep harbor of Five Mile River moors more than 500 yachts, lovingly tended by several boatyards. The Rowayton Yacht Club at Hickory Bluff has moorings, launch service and sociability. The Roton Point Club offers members a beach, swimming pools and tennis courts. There are several private beach communities-Bell Island, Pine Point and Rowayton Beach, each with its own parcel of waterfront land.

The steady influx of young families has swelled enrollment at the K-5 Rowayton elementary school . Older students go to Roton Middle School and Brien McMahon High School. There are several good private schools in the area.

Housing styles vary widely, from modest Cape Cods to grand Victorians to Contemporary Colonials, with a luxury condo development thrown in. Housing prices vary as well, with waterfront homes commanding a good price. Still, there is something for everyone in Rowayton, including an easy ambiance that is rare today.

13 Results Days on Site (new to old)
Open House Sunday Mar 24, 2pm–4pm
26
$4,999,000 For Sale
5 Rowayton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
6 beds, 6 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
6,269 sq ft; lot: 8712 sq ft
27
$514,500 Show
114 Rowayton Woods Drive #114
Norwalk, CT 06854
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,733 sq ft
21
$515,000 For Sale
84 Rowayton Woods Drive #84
Norwalk, CT 06854
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,559 sq ft
40
$3,389,000 For Sale
4 Rowayton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
4 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,089 sq ft; lot: 6534 sq ft
Open House Sunday Mar 24, 2pm–4pm
33
$645,000 For Sale
376 Rowayton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
2 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,344 sq ft; lot: 14375 sq ft
35
$785,000 Show
374 Rowayton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,402 sq ft; lot: 19166 sq ft
10
$245,000 Show
38 Rowayton Woods Drive #38
Norwalk, CT 06854
1 bed, 1 bath | Condo/Townhouse
751 sq ft
28
$759,000 For Sale
275 Rowayton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,813 sq ft; lot: 7841 sq ft
19
$359,900 For Sale
54 Rowayton Woods Drive #54
Norwalk, CT 06854
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,158 sq ft
40
$2,395,000 For Sale
197 Rowayton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,800 sq ft; lot: 4792 sq ft
28
$2,650,000 Show
65 Rowayton Avenue #C
Norwalk, CT 06853
3 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
3,204 sq ft
22
$825,000 For Sale
239 Rowayton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
1,983 sq ft; lot: 0.5 acres
32
$640,000 For Sale
1 Rowayton Court
Norwalk, CT 06853
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,570 sq ft; lot: 0.68 acres

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