Kristi Vaughan | Ridgefield Real Estate, Redding Real Estate, Wilton Real Estate

50 High Ridge Avenue , Ridgefield , CT 06877  

Residential
$1,875,000
Price
13
Total Rooms
6
Bedrooms
4/2
Full/Half Baths
Walk to town from this historic Ridgefield treasure, located on 1.55 picturesque level acres on coveted High Ridge Avenue with sidewalks to Main Street, park, theater, library, shops, & restaurants. Built in 1880 as the A.L. Benedict House, this welcoming Victorian farmhouse has been fully restored, remodeled, & expanded to seamlessly blend historic details with a light, open, & timeless design. The resulting country compound offers 5,300 sf of extraordinary living space complete with heated gunite pool, pool house (528 sf), & captivating 4 story home (4,775 sf) offering the best of old & new. The “Little House," as the pool house is known, makes the perfect artist’s studio/home office showcasing vltd ceilings & 2nd story loft. Total 6 bedrooms, 4/2 baths & 5 fplcs with over $1.2M invested in interior reconfiguration; re-steeling; great room w/radiant heated floor; kitchen & bath renovations; C/A; pool/pool house; MBR w/fplc, built-ins, & full bth w/air massage tub & heated floor. Extensively remodeled lower level offering a pvt guest suite w/full bath; charming den w/exposed stone walls; wood burning stove; & double sets of French doors to the backyard resort. This notable home was moved by A. Barton Hepburn in 1906 to its current location on historic "Publisher's Row". The Hepburn era gave High Ridge its nickname for being home to significant book publishers, artists, entertainers, bankers & philanthropists, contributing to the vibrancy for which Ridgefield is still known.
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Listing information
Status: Active
Address: 50 High Ridge Avenue , Ridgefield , CT, 06877
County: Fairfield
MLS #: 170172506
Price: $1,875,000
Property Type: Single Family
Bedrooms: 6
Total Baths: 6
Full Baths: 4
Half Baths: 2
Acres: 1.5500 ()
Heat Source: Radiant, Hot Water, Zoned
Cooling Description: Zoned, Central Air
DOM: 3
Style: Antique, Victorian
Living Area SqFt: 5300
$/SqFt: 353.77
Water: Public Water Connected
Sewer/Septic: Public Sewer Connected
Year Built: 1880 ()
Property remarks
Remarks: Walk to town from this historic Ridgefield treasure, located on 1.55 picturesque level acres on coveted High Ridge Avenue with sidewalks to Main Street, park, theater, library, shops, & restaurants. Built in 1880 as the A.L. Benedict House, this welcoming Victorian farmhouse has been fully restored, remodeled, & expanded to seamlessly blend historic details with a light, open, & timeless design. The resulting country compound offers 5,300 sf of extraordinary living space complete with heated gunite pool, pool house (528 sf), & captivating 4 story home (4,775 sf) offering the best of old & new. The “Little House," as the pool house is known, makes the perfect artist’s studio/home office showcasing vltd ceilings & 2nd story loft. Total 6 bedrooms, 4/2 baths & 5 fplcs with over $1.2M invested in interior reconfiguration; re-steeling; great room w/radiant heated floor; kitchen & bath renovations; C/A; pool/pool house; MBR w/fplc, built-ins, & full bth w/air massage tub & heated floor. Extensively remodeled lower level offering a pvt guest suite w/full bath; charming den w/exposed stone walls; wood burning stove; & double sets of French doors to the backyard resort. This notable home was moved by A. Barton Hepburn in 1906 to its current location on historic "Publisher's Row". The Hepburn era gave High Ridge its nickname for being home to significant book publishers, artists, entertainers, bankers & philanthropists, contributing to the vibrancy for which Ridgefield is still known.
Directions: Main Street to King Lane to Left on High Ridge to #50 on left.
Interior features
Total Rooms: 13
Additional Rooms: Mud Room, Foyer, Laundry Room
Interior Features: Security System
Fireplaces: 5
Appliances Included: Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Gas Range, Range Hood
Attic: Yes
Attic Features: Walk-Up
Basement Desc.: Full, Interior Access, Storage, Walk-Out, Partially Finished
Est. Heat Above Grade: 5300
End Unit: No
Oil Tank Location: In Basement
Other information
Bank Owned: No
Warranty: No
Tax/fees/assessments
Total Taxes: 22491
Mill Rate: 27.780
Total Tax Assessment: 809620
HOA: No
Tax Year: July 2018-June 2019
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