5 Mary’s Lane Ridgefield CT** NEW PRICE** $648,000. Don’t miss the opportunity to make a smart investment.

 

** NEW PRICE** $648,000.

If you are looking for that special non-traditional colonial home full of charm and character then you have come to the right place. Welcome to 5 Mary’s Lane, located only a mile away from the heart of Ridgefield CT’s town center. This lovingly restored and updated 1910 farmhouse, offers a versatile floor plan with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths, and sits on over an acre of flat land with towering majestic oak trees and stone walls.

Upon entering the home you are greeted by the warmth of the sun pouring through the windows and the beautiful white oak hardwood floors throughout the main level. The living and/or family room, with its high ceilings, crown molding and many windows, offers ample space to gather your family and friends for great conversation or to curl up and read a good book. If you enjoy hosting holiday meals or dinner parties, then the adjoining dining room accented with rustic beams, elegant windowpane paneling, built in china cabinet and bay window creates a beautiful setting to entertain with ease.  Through the open door way, you find yourself in the heartbeat of this home. This light and bright country white eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops is where the creative cook in you can come alive.  There is ample counter and cabinet space to harvest your garden vegetables for mealtime preparation. Open the window over the double sink and the door leading out to the expansive backyard to feel the cool breeze and hear the birds singing their sweet melodies. The dual sided floor to ceiling pantry is the perfect space to store your staples and lots of mason jars for canning those vegetables for later use.

 

The mudroom provides yet another entry into the home and is perfectly situated between the kitchen and 2 car garage.  Kick your boots off and hang your coat on your way to conveniently bringing the groceries in from the car.

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Walk to the far other end of the home and you enter a four season sunroom with walls of windows, built ins, and rustic beams, that offers you many useful options. It can be your space that inspires creativity or simply provides solitude after a hectic day as you sit and watch the world go by and admire the changing of the seasons.

If you need a main floor bedroom for overnight guests and/or space for an in-home office, this versatile room can meet that need too. The French doors allow you to completely close off this room from the rest of the house to provide privacy and quiet. The full bath with tub shower down the hall creates plenty of convenience for a visiting guest or in-law.

Up the curved hardwood staircase with carpet runner and dramatic rod-iron chandelier, you will find three more comfortable bedrooms, a full bath and walk up access to the attic for added storage. An unfinished basement with laundry area finishes out the space in this home.

One of the very few large lots left near Ridgefield town center, this property is very special. The large flat backyard, towering trees and quaint patio add to the charm of this sweet farmhouse This picturesque space is perfect for dining al fresco or throwing a wonderful outdoor party. The quintessential New England red Martha Stewart barn, with its sliding barn style doors, vaulted ceiling and indoor carpeting could be used as a trendy “she-shed”, entertaining spot, garden center or used for additional storage.

Adding to the allure of this home is the vast opportunity that the land provides to enhance the home through expansion and/or added amenities.  The current five bedroom septic, city water and low tax base allows for a cost efficient first floor master suite to be added off the back of the house or over the garage if desired. The expansive side yard with ornamental trees and evergreens provides endless possibilities to create your own private oasis. Large enough for a home garden, pool house, in-ground pool and maybe even a tennis court; this land is perfect for creating a country club like setting for family and friends to enjoy.

Desirably located in close proximity to the library, movie theatre, award winning restaurants and an array of shops, this home is a great option for the first time home buyer, those looking to downsize or looking for a summer home to enjoy all that Ridgefield has to offer. It is also conveniently located for commuting to New York City, winter skiing in Vermont or the beaches of Rhode Island.

Don’t miss the opportunity to make a smart investment in 5 Marys Lane.

Call Amy Mosley & Partners Real Estate today for your private showing.

 

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