Welcome to Darien
A coastal Connecticut town with a strong sense of community.
Darien is home to 21,000 residents who enjoy a coastal Connecticut lifestyle with the convenience of Boston Post Road available for everyday errands. You’ll find strong school pride and a friendly community in Darien.
Incorporated in 1820, Darien is a popular coastal town situated between Stamford and Norwalk. Just a 1-hour train ride from Manhattan via Metro-North, Darien is an ideal commuter town that boasts spectacular shoreline activities overlooking the Long Island Sound.
What to Expect
Waterfront living with a lively town center.
Darien has immaculate beaches and boat clubs perfect for sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding among other activities. The popular center of town is going through a grand rejuvenation project that’s sure to wow residents. This exciting transformation began in 2019 with extreme attention to detail and a focus on creating one of the most enjoyable and walkable downtown environments in the region.
Easy-going and full of coastal activities.
Darien residents live an exuberant coastal lifestyle and enjoy boating and water sports. The lifestyle is relaxed and community-driven.
Hidden nature trails throughout town.
You’ll find pocket parks and walking trails scattered throughout the town such as Tilley Pond Park and Selleck Woods, perfect for walking your dog or taking in the picturesque views.
Strong, competitive market.
Darien remains one of the more competitive towns in the lower Fairfield County market with their top-rated school systems and coastal lifestyle drawing in home buyers.
You'll Fall in Love With
The pristine beaches and views of the Long Island Sound.
Pear Tree Beach, arguably one of the most beautiful beaches in Fairfield County features picnic areas, a beautiful gazebo overlooking the sound, a concession stand, boat launch and the popular Darien Boat Club.