Wilton offers the perfect blend of colonial charm and modern amenities. Wilton is a premier residential community with homes ranging from colonial estates to modern-day properties with scenic views. People come to Wilton for its wooded rolling hills and scenic farmhouses, which offers a calming respite from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Not only is the town full of natural beauty and historical significance, but its award winning schools continue to draw new families with a curriculum set apart by language laboratory, which encourages the study of foreign languages.
Wilton's strong sense of community is evidenced by the large number of active clubs, civic organizations and exciting cultural and recreational opportunities. Here's a sampling of the many organizations that offer services and activities for the residents: the Wilton Family YMCA, Newcomers Club, League of Women Voters, youth coalition and a senior meal delivery service. The town is also rich in culture, and the works of the historical society, library association, arts council, Audubon society and the Wilton Play Shop benefit its townspeople. Residents also enjoy leisure and sporting activities at exceptional town facilities.
Wilton is ideally located for residents who need to commute to the metro for work, and it is perfect for those who are looking for properties with one to two acres of land. Its's a friendly, active community proud of its heritage. Wilton's town goals are to create a "better environment in which to live, work, plan, learn, enjoy and raise a family - blending the heritage of the past with the promise of the future."
New Canaan Public Schools
- Connecticut Friends School
- Our Lady of Fatima School
- The Montessori School
This independent report ranks New Canaan schools among the highest in the state.New Canaan’s downtown is picturesque and pedestrian-friendly. It features upscale shops and boutiques all lined along its redbrick sidewalks.