Shelton, CT

Real Estate in Shelton, CT

A cozy little suburb just for you

Shelton is an up-and-coming town in Fairfield County. With Bridgeport a quick 20-minute drive (16 miles) away, this cozy little town will keep you connected to the hustle and bustle, and also supply you with ample opportunity to enjoy small town pleasures such as quaint farms, family friendly establishments, and lush green spaces. Spend the afternoon at Wells Hollow Creamery or grab a couple drinks with friends at the Spotted Horse Tavern – there is plenty of charm found in all corners of this great suburb. Shelton offers respite from the 9 to 5 slog you so dearly need, as well as keeps you raptly entertained with all of the fun activities and delicious restaurants it contains. Between dog parks, hiking trails, farmers markets, community events, and orchards where you can pick your own fruit, it’s safe to say you’ll feel right at home in Shelton.

Festive Things To Do in Shelton!

Let's have some fun!

Legends of Fear 

This spooky Halloween attraction is a MUST for all fans of the macabre! Every October, a local farm transforms into a haunted attraction full of various spooky hayrides, haunted mazes and haunted houses! People travel from all over New England to experience “Legends of Fear!” Be sure to leave the little ones at home for this terrifyingly fun event!

Sports Center of Connecticut

Bring the whole family to this Amusement Center! Mini Golf, Hockey, Ice Skating, Bowling, Laser tag, and more are available at this unique family entertainment facility! Many local Shelton families host birthday celebrations at this location, and the kids love it! Sports Center of Connecticut is a unique aspect of Shelton, and aides in creating a fun, kid friendly environment to this town.

Wells Hollow Creamery

This quaint dairy farm is a great place to spend the afternoon. Bring the kids, visit the happy cows, and then enjoy an ice cream cone at the ice cream shop on a hot summer day! If you visit during the autumn months, wander around the festive corn maze. In the Christmas season, you can admire the twinkling lights! If you’re dropping by specifically for the ice cream, listen to Shelton locals and sample the “Maine Black Bear” flavor of ice cream. It’s everyone’s favorite!

Great Eats

Shelton does food right!

Spotted Horse Tavern 

The food is just as great as the drinks at this local watering hole! Locals love to come here for low key evenings with great friends. In the colder months, the most coveted spot at the tavern is right by the fireplace. If you’re looking for recommendations, order the Truffle Burger with Sweet Potato Fries. Pair that with one of their signature cocktails and you’ll be in for a great night! See you there!

Wellington Restaurant 

This family-owned restaurant has been in operation since 1989 and is well loved by Shelton residents! Wellington has great service, a delicious menu, and excellent ambiance. And talk about Instagram-worthy food! Each menu item is exquisitely plated, and tastes just as great as it looks!

Caloroso Eatery & Bar

This Italian pasta and pizza joint is a great place to kick back and have a great dinner. Come sit out on the patio while you enjoy a Shelton Favorite: The Prime Rib Sandwich. You’ll also have the chance to support local musicians at this great restaurant! Live music can often be found out on the patio in the evenings. Great food, great wine, great music, friendly service: Shelton knows how to please its patrons!


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