Aunt Hack, Danbury CT
Located on the western side of Danbury, the Aunt Hack neighborhood is centered on the around the Richter Golf Course. Richter Park, which opened in 1972, has a layout to accomodate golfers of all skills but also has some fairways and rolling greens with bunkers that can be a challenge at every turn. The matured landscaping plus the large tall trees lead to really special fall views againist the natural landscaping.
There are several different styles of homes. On the eastern side of the neighborhood, around the intersection of Cedar Crest Drive and Elmcrest Drive, there are mostly mid 1950s ranches and 1960s raised ranches on about 1 acre lots. As you proceed south from there are a couple different cul de sacs, some with only 1970s colonials and more modern colonials.
A couple of streets do have a mixture of all of these styles. When you are in toward the center of the neighborhood, along Aunt Hack Road and Lindencrest, the primary homes are large mid century colonials and large mid century ranches, with a few newer homes built in the few remaining lots. Once you go around the curving roads toward the western side (roughly where Maple Crest intersects with Aunt Hack Road), there becomes more of an overall variety of homes. Styles and eras range from 1980s contemporaries to modern traditional colonials and some large cape and ranches.
One of the major attractions to the Aunt Hack neighborhood is the superb location for commuting and shopping. The neighborhood has been easy access to exit 2 of I-84 and is only 7 minutes away from I-84. The location is also ideal for those working in the large office buildings on the west side and southern end of Danbury, such as Boehringer Ingelheim, Belimo, GE Captial, Cartus and Raytheon among others. Many new restaurants and stores has opened down the road on Mill Plain Road .Another feature that makes this neighborhood special in Danbury is the potential to become a member in the Aunt Hack Swim Club, a private association.
There are currently 10 homes for sale in the Aunt Hack neighborhood (per CMLS 5/14/08). Prices range from $385,000 for a 3 bedroom 2.5 bath ranch built in 1968 on 1.2 acres with some water views up to $995,000 for a 5 bedroom 4 full bath colonial with 3950 square feet sited on just under a 1 acre lot built in 1993.With an average list price of $594,289, the average list price is 25% higher than the city of Danbury as a whole, but the current market time is 33% less.
In 2007, 17 of homes were sold in the Aunt Hack neighborhood (per CMLS) with the average list to sale price of 96.5% Real estate sales ranged from $336,000 for the small 3 bedroom raised ranch to $925,000 for a 4 bedroom 3.5 bath colonial. The average sales price in the community in 2007 was $552,750. In the neighborhood so far this year (5/12/08), however 3 sales are pending with the average asking price of $599,767.
Ifyou are or know of anyone that is thinking about selling their home in Aunt Hack or would like a personal tour or for me to send the homes currently only the market in the Aunt Hack neighborhood in Danbury, please call me at 203-796-7700×305, 203-417-0523, or send me an email.