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The town of Darien is kind of slow recording all the property transfers and so the attached list, although dated ,is all we have right now.I publish the closed sales each week in my market report but I'm told that some people like to view the addresses,closing prices and the names of the tranferers (is that a word?). I'll continue the post these as they are recorded. Darien CT Property transfers that were recorded in the town clerk’s office between August...Continue Reading!
Thought all of you who are thinking of moving here, would like a little taste of Christmas Darien,CT style. Attached is a spot TV ad showing some of our great retail shops. Its a zip file so it'll take a minute to open.Ill figure out how to shorten the download. If anyone knows how,please let me know. https://rcpt.yousendit.com/778806708/4ca97162f27aa293f4eba32f4a2beb6cContinue Reading!
In case you missed it, The Darien Times published a very complimentery article about www.thegoldcoaststandard.com "(Karen) strives to represent the community through a variety of voices." (She)" jumped into the void and encourages dialogue with her readers The site is far from a series of self serving proclamations and listings.... Toot Toot.....thats me blowing my own horn!Continue Reading!
Since opening in September, Espresso Neat has been serving the best coffee this side of Guatemala. But now great becomes even greater. Espresso Neat serves ready made sandwiches and salads too. Salads include Roasted Beet with goat cheese,candied walnuts,and romaine with a white balsamic vinaigrette, a fresh Farmer's Market Cobb, or for those who love the classics, a yummy Chicken Caesar. Sandwiches are Curried Chicken Salad on whole wheat sourdough bread,Chickpea and Roasted peppers on olive sourdough or Roasted Turkey with lettuce,...Continue Reading!
For those of you who do not live in the area or just missed the article published in the Darien Times on October 29,2009 about the Gold Coast Standard and its author,Karen Brewer of Sothebys International Realty in Darien, CT. (more...)Continue Reading!
I had a great time making this. If you've forgotten why you live here, watch this. If you're thinking of moving here, well you really need to see it. Enjoy. Karen Brewer. Continue Reading!
A few months ago,I published a post about the process for obtaining a parking permit in the Darien,Ct commuter parking lots. I mentioned then that the process was under review, and the town hoped to authorize additional spaces at both the Noroton Heights lots and the Darien station.Below is the article that ran in this weeks' paper with the details of new, "incentivized" parking spaces. TUESDAY Sept. 29 — For the price of $200 and a few extra steps, you can own...Continue Reading!
A couple of out of town readers have asked what types of things make news in a town like Darien.In order to answer that I'm offering a brief list of items that appeared in this weeks' Darien Times,one of two local newspapers. If you want to read thefull articles just go to, www.DarienTimes.com. "Candidates Want More Downtown Progress"-This is a "two fer". There is an upcoming election for First Selectman and also issues around the development of downtown Darien.(Downtown is coming...Continue Reading!
A few weeks ago I asked a friend of mine who is raising a family in New York City why they hadn't considered moving to the suburbs. Her reply was,"It's too sterile." I was too taken back to ask what that meant or whether she considered Darien to be "sterile". (more...)Continue Reading!
Here is the list of this weeks open houses in Darien organzied by price and time. All open houses are for Sunday September 13,2009 1-3PM – 55 Blueberry Lane — $5,595,000 – 29 Searles Road — $4,995,000 – 68 Stony Brook Road — $3,795,000 – 40 Goodwives River Road –$3,394,000 – 19 Indian Spring Trail — $3,339,999 – 384 Hollow Tree Ridge Road — $2,985,000 – 39 Brushy Hill Road — $2,895,000 – 39 Sunset Road — $1,950,000 – 58 Rings End Road — $1,750,000 – 12 Stonewall Lane — $1,695,000 –...Continue Reading!