Easton is a small rural town located in Fairfield County. The town of Easton was settled in 1757 and maintains a true New England setting with lots of open space for horseback riding, hiking and biking. Easton, while close to New York City, remains a quiet and friendly town. Over 90% of properties are required to maintain its 3 acre zoning.
Easton has 1 elementary and 1 middle school in town. The high school students are bused to Redding High School, a neighboring town. The class sizes are small and personal unlike some of the larger towns in Fairfield County. Easton has 5 nursery schools, 6 churches, and 7 synagogues.
Easton’s recreational opportunities are plentiful. The Lion Hill Riding Academy provides equestrian instruction. The Connecticut Golf Club, Aspetuck Valley Country Club and Easton Racquet club provide golf, swimming and tennis. Easton Parks and Recreation provides baseball diamonds, tennis courts and 125 acres of open space for horseback riding and cross-country skiing.
Aspetuck Land Trust maintains the agricultural tradition of Easton while protecting open spaces from development. Silverman’s Farm has a long standing family tradition of apple picking, pumpkin picking, and Christmas tree cutting.
Easton is a great destination for a homeowner looking to leave the hectic city life behind. There is a small library and town hall. Easton real estate has 1 office owned by The Higgins Group/ CT Select above the infamous Blue Bird Diner. The towns of Westport and Fairfield are a few miles away which offer fabulous restaurants and boutique shopping.