Out of fifteen neighborhoods that make up the town’s fifty square miles, the quaint Village of Cos Cob really stands apart for its magnificent rolling terrain and ties to the Impressionist Art Movement in America. Bordering Cos Cob Harbor, Long Island Sound, and Mianus River, the small commercial section, with a post office, fire station, and a Starbucks is not far away from pristine woodlands filled with interesting rocks and flora along with quiet neighborhoods where there’s a unique mix of architectural homes styles.
COS COB REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS
Cos Cob brings together 6,770 people who savor a quiet understated luxury in an extraordinary setting complete with lush lawns, beautiful perennial gardens, age-old trees, and historic rock boulders. Cos Cob offers an artistic blend of condos, contemporaries, classic Colonials, and modern new construction homes.
THE PEOPLE AND LIFESTYLE
Above all, Cos Cob is well regarded for its pristine natural resources shared by few. There are opportunities to windsurf, sail, swim and fish in the waters of Cos Cob Harbor. Montgomery Park and Pinetum brings to the forefront some of the best walking trails around and includes a botanical education center for all ages to enjoy.
If history is your thing, there’s plenty to see and do in Cos Cob. The Bush Holley House offers rotating exhibits showcasing the Cos Cob Colony. Organized for public enjoyment by the Greenwich Art Society and Greenwich Historical Society, special lectures, exhibits, and events are held throughout the year and are intended for all ages and interests. The National Register of Historic Places has named several landmarks in Cos Cob, including the nine-mile Strickland Road Historic District, Cos Cob train station, along with the Ernest Thomas Seton House.
A popular choice for a Manhattan or Wall Street commute with Grand Central Station under an hour away, the picturesque Cos Cob railroad station is in walking distance to this area’s most desirable neighborhoods kept a quiet secret by those who live here.