People with a passion for the water and all it has to offer often choose to live in beach communities. There are many more towns up the coast; however, towns within lower Fairfield County are a popular choice given its close proximity to Manhattan. These towns include:
There is so much to love about coastal living. However, living on or near the water comes with some concerns, including wetlands or ledge on the property, a limited building envelope, flooding from severe storms and occasionally high winds.
I will review all of the benefits and risks of owning a waterfront property with you, including insurance limits and concerns. Elevation certificates are now required from a waterfront seller to let you know precisely how high the home sits from sea level, which will aid you in obtaining flood insurance (if applicable).
It is also important to note that you can still enjoy the beach life even if you do not live in a waterfront town or in its beach communities. There are many state beach parks you can enjoy and several waterfront private clubs you may join.
As a luxury real estate agent, I have extensive knowledge and experience to help you make smart, educated decisions during every step of the home buying process. Together we will discover the home, or vacation home, that meets the needs of your unique coastal lifestyle.