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Who’s New On the Circle?

The circle is a fun place to be!  33 Pansy Circle in Fairfield, that is.33 Pansy Aerial

Everyone is so supportive of one another as one would want in a  friendly neighborhood.  And when the weather’s nice, everyone likes to be outside, and the basketballs and soccer balls have been known to go flying on the circle! Other times there’s a peaceful retreat to respective back yards for a relaxing barbecue. It hasn’t been long, but the neighbors are excited to see who their new neighbor will be.

Perhaps you or a friend are the perfect addition to this coveted enclave? Here’s a bit about the home here that has truly it all! This chic custom colonial with eye-catching architectural style is an absolute gem on a peaceful university neighborhood cul-de-sac. Better than new, and much bigger than it looks from the outside, this home features 9-foot ceilings, energy efficiency. 33 Pansy Front 1

It offers incredible custom selected high-end details, including extensive millwork, Klaff lighting, Italian Bertazzoni stove, and even a garage with a gleaming epoxy floor and a Wifi door opener that answers to your smartphone!

Extra living spaces such as the In-Law Suite accommodate everyone for a comfortable lifestyle. It has a full bath and separate French door entrance from the mudroom, which also has direct access to the garage and back yard.


The elegant gourmet Eat-In-Kitchen and Breakfast Area open to the generous Family Room with stone fireplace. IMG_5322

The second floor includes a Master Suite with luxury bath and jacuzzi tub, three additional bedrooms, a large hall bath with a granite double-sink vanity and separate water closet and bathing area, and a Laundry Room.

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The third floor features a Bonus Play Room or large office space, 6th Bedroom, and full bath. IMG_5351

An additional 717 sq ft of living space with high ceilings featuring a Rec Room with a wall of built-ins, another large room that can be finished, and plenty of storage space is found in the lower level.



The stylish Mudroom with stone floor leads to the patio and private fenced yard with a sprinkler system and underground utilities.



Walk to Osborn Hill, around the corner from Black Rock Tpk amenities, minutes to town, train, and highways. To recap the highlights, Like new, bigger than it looks, custom high-end features throughout, finished on 4 levels, 6 bedrooms, 4 and 1/2 baths, In-law suite, cul-de-sac, and convenient location! You don’t want to miss this home that has it all!

Take a virtual tour, watch the video walk-through, and check out the listing.  Help us find out who will be new (and welcome) at 33 Pansy Circle, Fairfield!

As featured in the Connecticut Post,

33 Pansy Cir Hot Property          33 Pansy Cir Hot Proeprty 2


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3 Cool Tips & Your Fairfield Housing Market Update

Well I was away in the Cayman Islands last week for the first vacation alone with my husband in 10 years since our daughter was born!  (She was at sleep-away camp.)  Now that I’m back, I have three random bits of advice to offer that you may find useful:

1) My App tells me that the cheapest gas can currently be found at The Sunoco Station at 322 Post Rd East in Westport for $3.969 per gallon and Gulf at 975 Kings Highway East and Chambers in Fairfield for $3.979 per gallon.   GAS LADY

2) Remember to register your child for the fall soccer season at the Fairfield Recreation Center before the end of July to ensure a spot on the their team from last year.  And last but not least,

3) I would highly recommend Zumba on Thursday morning at 11:30 with John L. and Monday and Tuesday nights with Kellie B. at 8pm at the Edge in Fairfield. It’s a great workout mixed into an entertaining fiesta with men and women of all shapes and sizes!


Finally, a word on the market-  We currently have 503 single family homes for sale in Fairfield.  This inventory level has held steady since May but is lower than the May – July levels in both 2010 and 2009 which had ranged from about 580 to 515 homes for sale.

The end of the second quarter resulted in 149 sales with an average sale price of $663,000 and a median of $565,000.  In the same timeframe of 2010 we saw 220 sales with an average sale price of $734,000 and a median of $569,000.  Last year’s average sale price was artificially inflated by a six million dollar sale on Harbor Road, but the median was very close to what we have seen this year.  The number of sales dipped 32% though.  This may become a less extreme difference as more June sales are recorded.

As the summer heats up and people take vacations, the housing market typically slows down.  Binders and contracts are both down since my July 5th post.  The tally of single family homes with an accepted offer (binder) is 34 today which equates to seven percent of the active listings. This is down from 14% at the time of my last post.  There are 84 homes with purchase contracts in place which is also down from 133 a couple of weeks ago.  On a positive note, the price of homes under contract ranges from $140,000 all the way up to $5,500,000 demonstrating that there is something for everyone here in town!   SOLD PIC

So after all your summer travels are over, remember to focus on housing again, and re-energize your buying and selling agendas!

Originally Posted on Fairfield Patch  July 25, 2011 at 12:03 am