Spectacular Stone & Shingle Colonial in Fabulous South Ridgefield
Cedar shakes and flagstone create a welcoming exterior and pair with a slate front porch to welcome you home. Wide cased openings, gleaming hardwood floors, beautiful millwork, classic fireplaces and a traditional layout lend a sophisticated, yet relaxed ambiance to the home.
The formal dining room includes raised paneling and a transitional, on-trend chandelier while the living room features a comfortable gas fireplace in an open hearth. A wide rear hallway connects to the heart of the home, consisting of a sun-drenched family room with a floor-to-ceiling fieldstone fireplace, as well as a spacious breakfast room and fabulous chef’s kitchen. French door sliders open to the mahogany rear deck overlooking the quaint seasonal brook and protected open space beyond. The kitchen includes granite counters, a central island with a breakfast bar, built-in microwave, stainless steel GE Monogram refrigerator, stainless steel double ovens and a Viking professional 6-burner cooktop. Large picture windows keep the room open and airy and offer great views to the outside. A butler’s pantry connects the kitchen to the dining room. A home office, two powder rooms, laundry room, fabulous mudroom with tons of storage and access to the three-car garage, and second entrance completes the floor.
Upstairs the expansive master suite creates a relaxing wing in which to retire. A sitting room with a fireplace adjoins a large bedroom with treetop views on all sides. The spa-like master bath includes travertine tiling, deep jacuzzi tub, double vanities with marble counters and an oversized frameless glass shower with multiple shower heads. The master closet is truly remarkable with boutique-style hanging areas, a central dresser and ample room to get ready for the day. The three additional spacious bedrooms include walk-in closets and either share a Jack & Jill bath or are ensuite. A large landing is perfect as a reading nook or homework/study area, and offers access to the walk-up attic, while a large bonus room serves as a second family room or playroom depending on your lifestyle.
What truly differentiates this residence from all others is the spectacular lower level. Wide plank flooring flows throughout leading you to a bar that would rival one found in any restaurant! A custom polished cherry bar top ringed in stainless steel complements the honed granite counters, four refrigerator/freezer/wine coolers, a dishwasher, convection microwave and stacked stone backsplash. The same stone is used to create a magnificent sitting area with a modern gas fireplace and TV. The adjoining executive home theatre includes plush carpet, six stadium seats and a projection screen with surround sound – perfect for viewing your favorite blockbuster. A wine cellar, on-trend full bath with a four-person steam shower, an exercise room, plus additional storage completes this fabulous space.
Outside, lush lawns, professional perennial planting beds and beautiful mature trees surround the slate patio and raised deck to create a relaxing oasis. The seasonal brook includes two picturesque, bridges while the two acres of natural woodland borders Ridgefield Open Space that will never be developed. Located in convenient South Ridgefield, the home includes a 25kW hard-wired generator and is absolutely move-in ready.