Welcome to Old Greenwich
A quaint and walkable beachside lifestyle with alluring amenities
This quaint New England community is a dose of fresh Atlantic air, providing all the amenities you'd expect from a historic East Coast luxury community. While the population is a little over 5,000 strong, the neighborhood has a tight-knit feeling which creates a cozy feeling of togetherness wherever you go. Take a stroll around some of Old Greenwich's most charming areas to discover what makes this walkable and even-paced enclave of Greenwich so special – even by East Coast luxury-living standards.
What to Love
- The low population density in a friendly, low-key setting
- Access to the most idyllic Greenwich beach
- Incredible fine dining and designer shopping
- A sweet and enticing downtown atmosphere
As a small but important part of the greater Greenwich area, Old Greenwich is a true slice of domestic luxury paradise, complete with all the finest and most upscale modern amenities. True to its fun and inviting atmosphere, Old Greenwich has no shortage of local community events that you won't want to miss, whether you're seeking a new addition to your portfolio or to establish new roots with a new primary estate.
Whether it's the incredibly fine main-street dining or the easy access to the wider Greenwich area's deluxe boutique shops and social clubs, Old Greenwich is exactly the right balance between a homey, small-town speed and fully modern East Coast amenities. Add to it a wealth of beautiful coastal enclaves, and you've got all the necessary ingredients for the luxury lifestyle of your dreams.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Old Greenwich offers some of the most satisfactory dining in the entire Greenwich area, such that even non-locals consider the Old Greenwich restaurant options fit for their most special occasions. If the occasion calls for a particularly upscale style, Applausi Osteria offers an ambiance steeped in elegance as you dine on unceasingly gourmet Italian dishes. Le Fat Poodle is another classy European-style bistro, offering wonderful selections from across the globe, along with an exceptional range of drink options in an incredibly inviting and luxurious atmosphere.
If a casual brunch craving strikes, enjoy the range of breakfast options at Sweet Pea's Baking Company. The upscale delicatessen offers all the designer café drinks you could ask for and is a fantastic way to begin a day at the nearby Innis Arden Golf Club. For nourishment on the go or a mid-afternoon meeting, Joe Studio Café is the perfect choice.
As for furnishing and decorating your new Old Greenwich estate, Housewarmings has all the classic and modern décor you could hope for. Further shopping and dining amenities await in nearby Cos Cob and Riverside, which are a short distance away from the Old Greenwich city center.
Things to Do
When you've sated your appetite and desire a deep, genuine connection with the landscape, you'll be glad you live near idyllic beachside amenities. The ever-popular Tod's Point offers the most peaceful and welcoming bayside recreation. Just a short distance away from inspired and stately manors, Tod's Point is the perfect site to watch the sunrise or assemble your closest confidants to memorialize the day at the well-maintained gathering areas.
During the summers, enjoy bonding with the community at Old Greenwich Farmer's Market, where you'll find the freshest possible seafood and local produce. Similarly, the annual OG Merchants Sidewalk Sale is a weekend-long walkable summer event you won't want to miss. It's a fun and easy way to explore the finest offerings from the local boutique shops and artists, all while giving your family and friends the only excuse you need to enjoy in each other's company.
It's just a small but telling glimpse of the incredibly supportive and beautiful community that makes Old Greenwich one of Connecticut's most desired beachside luxury communities.