Cos Cob was a seaport in the 1700s and 1800s. Many of the homes in Cos Cob sit on or near the water. With its own zip code 06807, it stretches from the Cos Cob Harbor, along the Mianus River all the way to the beautiful Mianus River Park. Paddle a canoe on the Mianus River or watch the rowers -teenagers and adults skim past in their crew boats – and you will be hooked. This is a scenic delightful place to call home.
Residents like the neighborhood’s congeniality and walkability. Artists and Intellectuals have long been attracted to life in Cos Cob. The Bush-Holley House is now the home of the Greenwich Historical Society. It was once the residence of the Cos Cob School of American Impressionists which included Elmer MacRae, Childe Hassam and John Twachtman.
The post office, hardware store, and CVS are convenient for errands or for catching up on local gossip. The Cos Cob Library is an important part of community life. While young ones enjoy playing or reading in the children’s corner, older ones relax with favorite books.
Commuters to NYC find the trip easy from the Cos Cob train station – approximately a 46 minute ride