Old Greenwich is a section of Greenwich, is located 30 miles from midtown Manhattan. The heart of Old Greenwich (population 6,600) is its business district on Sound Beach Avenue, the main thoroughfare. The look is small-town America with rows of shops and restaurants beneath colorful awnings, benches for sitting, children riding bikes and plentiful flowerpots. Located on Long Island Sound, the village of Old Greenwich is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, and access to Greenwich Point (also known as Tod’s Point).
Old Greenwich has two major parks, the 22-acre Binney Park and 147-acre Greenwich Point. Binney Park incorporates a picturesque duck pond with lovely stone bridges, trails, three ballfields, four tennis courts and a children’s playground on the southern end. Greenwich Point (also known as Tod’s Point) is the hub for outdoor activity. With panoramic views of the Sound,the park is used for swimming, fishing, sailing, picnicking, hiking and cycling. Seasonal park passes are available to Greenwich residents.
Real estate in Old Greenwich ranges from single family homes to condominiums. Homes for sale in Old Greenwich often cite walking distance to schools, including Old Greenwich Elementary School. Homes for sale in Old Greenwich are both inland and on the water. The average sale price for a single family home in 2016 in Old Greenwich was $1,997,289.