Greenwich offers a luxurious blend of elegant coastal living, country living, shopping, leisure and cultural activities. The town borders Rye, New York and is a prime location for convenient commuting by rail or highway to New York City. Home buyers may choose from beautiful estates and manors on the coastline to country cottages nestled in rolling hills to contemporary condominiums. Greenwich is known for its unique communities such as Riverside, Old Greenwich, Cos Cob, Belle Haven, mid-country and back-country - all of which offer a unique community feel. The town also boasts of a high-achieving, well-funded public school system.
The town has four public and numerous private beaches on Long Island Sound, swim clubs, two lakes plus public and private marinas. There are numerous public parks and a 297-acre preserve with trails for everything from hiking, biking, horse-back riding to cross-country skiing. There are five country clubs with golf courses plus the town-owned Griffith E. Harris golf course. Residents may also lace up their skates for the Dorothy Hamill Indoor Skating Rink.
The town is rich in culture and arts. Its residents benefit from the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra, the Greenwich Arts Council, conservation groups, a senior center, two civic centers and local theater groups. The Arts Center features works by local artists where you can watch artists creating and performing their creative works. There is literally something for everyone.
This independent school report
by Niche.com, ranks the Greenwich schools among the highest in the state.