Central Greenwich combines a gracious atmosphere with a cosmopolitan array of amenities, offering the appeal of living within walking distance of world-class shopping, dining and entertainment as well as parks, beaches, sailing facilities. Greenwich Avenue is its signature street, offering a seemingly endless array of fine shops and restaurants. At the foot of Greenwich Avenue is the Metro North Greenwich Train Station, providing exceptional convenience for commuters to New York City, Stamford and others along the New Haven Line.
Characteristics: The much-desired locale of Central Greenwich offers numerous condominiums, townhouses, and residences in a wide price range. Greenwich Avenue is the heart of Greenwich with a multitude of fine shops, services, restaurants and offices. From boutique stores to global luxury brands, Greenwich Avenue attracts. Sotheby’s International Realty is at the top of Greenwich Avenue at One Pickwick Plaza on Putnam Avenue. Nearby are grocery stores, post office, bank branches, and much more. The residential community of Milbrook is the the east.
Parks, Clubs and Amenities: Roger Sherman Baldwin Park lies within Central Greenwich. Access to Great Captain’s Island and Island Beach lie just a short ferry ride away from Central Greenwich. Bruce Park, including its lovely ponds, rock outcroppings and forested area, is a center of activity for walking, bicycling and picnicking. The Greenwich Lawn Bowling Association maintains a bowling green within the park. Serving members only, Indian Harbor Yacht Club is on Steamboat Road, an extension of Greenwich Avenue. Just north of Putnam Avenue lies William Street Playground, a playground for children and dogs.
Schools: Greenwich High School is 1.3 miles north east of Greenwich Avenue. Julian Curtis Elementary School is nearby. Central Middle School and North Street Elementary School join private schools Brunswick School and Greenwich Academy in residential communities just north of central Greenwich.
Transportation: Greenwich Train Station is located at the foot of Greenwich Avenue and serves commuters to Stamford and New York City among others along the New Haven Line. Grand Central Station in Manhattan is approximately 45 minutes from Greenwich, which is served by both express and local trains. Major vehicular access is via exit 3 on I-95.
Services and Features: The Greenwich Library is the most active in Connecticut with a circulation of 1.2 million. It was named a five star library by the Library Journal for the ninth time. Close at hand as are numerous cultural attractions including the Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, theater performances, the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra and Greenwich Art Society. Roger Sherman Baldwin Park lies within Central Greenwich, as does the Bolling Green Baseball Field which serves as a back yard to both Greenwich Town Hall on Field Point Road and the Board of Education, which is across Greenwich Avenue from the Greenwich Senior Center. Great Captain’s Island and Island Beach lie just a short ferry ride away. Greenwich Hospital is centrally located north of Putnam Avenue.