196 Peaceable Ridge Road, Ridgefield CT

Sophistication & Privacy Abound

Exquisite craftsmanship and charm are the hallmarks of this impressive transitional Colonial. A manicured and inviting landscape with stone walls, sitting patios, and beautiful garden beds lies behind the double entry gates of this sophisticated home. A magnificent bluestone entrance walk and covered porch with a beadboard ceiling invite you to enter this elegant property filled with natural light, gleaming hardwood floors and high ceilings.

A two-story foyer opens to a spacious dining room on one side and a formal living room with a cozy gas fireplace on the other. An adjoining office features French pocket doors, built-in shelving and cabinetry, as well as double glass doors leading to a private rear patio. The heart of the home is the gourmet kitchen, which connects to both a spacious family room with a fieldstone fireplace and walls of built-in cabinetry, as well as a unique study area and office space with a walk-in pantry, built-in desk and picturesque views of the yard. The kitchen itself includes marble counters, a SubZero refrigerator, Viking professional gas range with six burners, a griddle, double ovens and a stainless range hood, Asko dishwasher, a large central island with a soapstone countertop and breakfast bar seating, as well as an additional breakfast area. High-end fixtures from WaterWorks, Perrin and Rowe and others are featured throughout. The balance of this level includes an elegant powder room and a large, functional mudroom. The three-car garage features the finest finishes on the floor and top-of-the-line garage doors. A full house sound system, with additional zones on the patio, yard and driveway enhance the special features of this home and property.

On the upper level, the master bedroom is an oasis with vaulted ceilings and multiple windows creating a large, bright and inviting space. The bedroom includes a large sitting area perfect for reading or watching television, while the spa-like master bath features marble floors and shower, as well as a double vanity with quartz counters. The oversized glass shower, deep free standing soaking tub, polished nickel fixtures and vaulted ceiling create a sense of openness. A walk-in dressing room provides for ample storage. Additionally, the accessory bedrooms include a suite with an en suite bathroom, as well as two bedrooms sharing an updated and spacious hall bathroom in the style of a Jack & Jill. A huge recreation and games room with a vaulted ceiling and multiple closets, as well as a laundry room, are also found here.

The fantastic, walk-out lower level lives like its own floor with expansive glass doors opening to the park-like yard. It can be used as a second family room, gym, or for a number of other functions. It features a full marble bath with a steam shower, as well as a walk-in pantry for additional storage and beverage/snack options. An automatic full-house generator transfer switch ensures protection and peace of mind in case of an outage.

Utilizing the natural surroundings, the house is perfectly incorporated into the existing landscape and is ready for year-round fun, whether it be a summer BBQ on the patio or an evening relaxing around the fire pit. The landscaping is truly idyllic with mature trees for privacy, sweeping manicured lawns, unique rock gardens and beautiful stone walls. Continuously devoted to developing and maintaining the property, the current owners have created a truly picture-perfect, move-in ready residence for the most discerning buyer.

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