Stamford CT Homes, Condos and Rentals

Stamford, CT

The Community

One of America’s most dynamic cities, Stamford encompasses every desirable environment. Beginning at the scenic shore of Long Island Sound, the 38.5 square mile city stretches through an outstanding urban center, passes through many residential areas and culminates in grand estates in its northernmost woods. Downtown Stamford is an affluent business center where glittering office towers and architecturally significant corporate parks house the offices and research facilities of many Fortune 500 companies. Here, the Stamford Town Center regional mall and many specialty stores offer world-class shopping. This active city is governed by an elected Mayor and Town Council. Two hospitals serve the community: Stamford Hospital and the Stamford Health Center. With choices ranging from tall condominiums to modest homes, luxurious estates and breathtaking waterfront living, Stamford’s 110,800 inhabitants enjoy every sophisticated amenity amid myriad residential settings.

Educational and Cultural Facilities

The extensive Stamford School System proudly rivals any in the state. Private schools also abound, and branches of UConn, the University of Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University fill higher educational needs. The city’s renowned cultural wealth includes the Stamford Center for the Arts, the Stamford Symphony, Sterling Farms Theater Complex and the Connecticut Ballet.

Country Home Setting in Stamford CT

Recreational Facilities

Sparkling shores of the Sound beckon, where three town beaches and marinas (both public and private) invite saltwater recreation. Over 600 acres of parkland, the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, two golf courses, indoor ice skating, hiking trails, organized programs and swimming pools provide many other opportunities for leisure-time fun.

Transportation

Forty-five miles northeast of New York City, Stamford is ideally situated for easy transportation to many destinations. It is the first express train stop from Manhattan on Metro-North, and Amtrak also serves the city. Interstate 95 and the Merritt Parkway bisect its southern and northern ends, keeping transportation by car simple. Hourly limousine service whisks travelers to major New York airports.