Madison Connecticut
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Area Description

Madison has just the right combination of a New England small town with a metro feel and miles of sandy beaches .In this affluent town, stately Federal and Georgian homes line the Post Road and you’ll find a handsome house or two dating back to the 17th century.

Area Highlights

The Neighbors

Friendly, warm and professional.

Market

A classic Connecticut small town with suburban neighborhoods and both wooded and beachfront areas.

Lifestyle

Sporty and family-oriented with great schools. Schools are top notch and the Daniel Hand High Tigers are champions.

You'll Love

Historical homes, antique shops, hiking, biking, fishing and, of course, beautiful beaches. Manicured greens at the 18-hole golf course at the Madison Country Club before entering downtown.

Perfect For

Families, beach lovers, outdoor and nature activities and a enjoying scenic New England setting.

Around the Area

Here, the offerings have an urban edge - the Madison Arts Cinema brings in first-run indie and foreign films rivaling any art house in a big city. And, there’s the award-winning local bookstore, R.J. Julia Booksellers that attracts celebrity authors such as Chelsea Clinton, Goldie Hawn and others.

Madison is also known for its sweeping beaches – there are three town beaches, a tony private beach club and Hammonasset, the longest stretch of state-owned beach. At Hammo, as locals call it, there are winding nature trails leading to water views that are off the beaten path.

In the summer, downtown is where the action is. Here you can get your caffeine fix at Starbucks or the independent Willoughby’s which roasts its own coffee beans, plus a specialty tea shop with gourmet offerings. There are lots of boutiques and shops –from summer fashion, handmade jewelry and artisan cheese, a chocolatier and an upscale women’s shop that offers prestigious brands, to name a just a few offerings. There are cafes, a brew pub and a trendy French restaurant, a healthy Chinese eatery plus a popular Northern Italian restaurant, for some dining options.

The town green hosts summer antiques shows as well as craft fairs and art shows, plus an old fashioned Fourth of July concert. For the local history buff, there are historic houses, the Deacon John Graves House and the Allis Bushnell House.

Other attractions include:

  • Bauer Park, which features a historic farm and a community garden.

  • Salt Meadow Park, with coastal trails plus three athletic fields.

  • The Madison First Congregation Church, on the Madison Green, which is the site of many classical or chamber concerts as well as other performances.

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