253 George Washington Highway,  Ridgefield CT, 06877

(Pending)
$495,000
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4 beds, 3 Full baths, 2,541 sqft
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MLS# 170196297
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Description for 253 George Washington Highway Ridgefield, CT 06877
For people who love beauty: This charming farmhouse retreat, with barn, overlooks one of Ridgefield's most enchanting properties: 2.46 pastoral acres of tranquil lawns, mature trees, organic vegetable garden, and a thriving meadow enlivened with birds and bordering protected open space. The historic house dates to 1739, beckoning all to relax into the rare, enduring beauty of wide board chestnut floors, antique glass in 12 over 12 paned windows, and 3 fireplaces for cozy winters. In addition to the main home, this bucolic country compound includes the expansive red barn w/ 2 garage bays, 2 horse stalls & 2nd floor loft; potting shed; flowering dogwood, apple, plum, and cherry trees; and extraordinary birches & sugar maples. In 1781 the French army led by General Rochambeau stopped here for water from the stone lined well at the SE corner, on their way to meet George Washington, who marched past a year earlier. Today: 2,541 sf on 3 finished levels, 4 BR & 3 full baths. The 1st floor offers gracious living & dining rooms for entertaining; cozy library w/built-in bookshelves; den or guest BR w/full bath; plus EIK featuring S/S counters & appliances incl. gas range/hood, dishwasher, & new refrigerator. Front & back stairways lead to the 2nd floor offering 3 more BRs & full bath; plus walk up to 3rd floor w/2 additional rooms & 3rd bath. Idyllic location, convenient to restaurants, shopping & Whole Foods, plus all commuting routes and train stations' just 1 hour from Manhattan.
Price
$495,000
North Ridgefield
Fairfield
4
3 Full
2,541 (approx)
170196297
Pending
Description
For people who love beauty: This charming farmhouse retreat, with barn, overlooks one of Ridgefield's most enchanting properties: 2.46 pastoral acres of tranquil lawns, mature trees, organic vegetable garden, and a thriving meadow enlivened with birds and bordering protected open space. The historic house dates to 1739, beckoning all to relax into the rare, enduring beauty of wide board chestnut floors, antique glass in 12 over 12 paned windows, and 3 fireplaces for cozy winters. In addition to the main home, this bucolic country compound includes the expansive red barn w/ 2 garage bays, 2 horse stalls & 2nd floor loft; potting shed; flowering dogwood, apple, plum, and cherry trees; and extraordinary birches & sugar maples. In 1781 the French army led by General Rochambeau stopped here for water from the stone lined well at the SE corner, on their way to meet George Washington, who marched past a year earlier. Today: 2,541 sf on 3 finished levels, 4 BR & 3 full baths. The 1st floor offers gracious living & dining rooms for entertaining; cozy library w/built-in bookshelves; den or guest BR w/full bath; plus EIK featuring S/S counters & appliances incl. gas range/hood, dishwasher, & new refrigerator. Front & back stairways lead to the 2nd floor offering 3 more BRs & full bath; plus walk up to 3rd floor w/2 additional rooms & 3rd bath. Idyllic location, convenient to restaurants, shopping & Whole Foods, plus all commuting routes and train stations' just 1 hour from Manhattan.
Listing Information
Property Type: Single Family, Colonial
4 3 Full
10 2.46 Acres 2,541 (approx)
1739 Yes-2 spaces Frame
North Ridgefield
Stone
Well Private
Septic
Natural Gas
Neighborhood
School Information
RIDGEBURY SCOTTS RIDGE RIDGEFIELD
Room Information
Main Floor
21.50X11.50
14.00X12.50
22.00X11.50
Upper Floor
11.00X10.00
15.50X11.00
13.00X11.50
Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
Gas Range/Cooktop, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washer, Dryer
None
Gas Heat, Steam, Radiant, Radiators
Full
2
Security System
Exterior / Lot Features
2 Garage Spaces, Covered Park Lot, Garage
Frame
Screened Porch
Wood Shingle
RAAA
Level
Barn, Garden, Gutters, Exterior Lighting, Shed, Level
Driving Directions
Ridgebury to 253 George Washington Highway. Left at corner of Briar Ridge, driveway on left.
Financial Considerations
276720
$8,762
Listing Price History

Ridgefield Real Estate

Ridgefield is located in Connecticut. Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877 has a population of 25,245.

The median household income for the surrounding county is $72,845 compared to the national median of $49,877. The median age of people living in Ridgefield 06877 is 41 years.

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