Located close to historic Ridgefield center, this 1820 Greek Revival Colonial sits proudly on almost 3 pastoral acres highlighted by specimen trees, perennial gardens & open fields.According to the Ridgefield Preservation Trust this home is”almost a pure example of Greek Revival architecture as it existed in rural communities” in the early 19thC. This historic home of clapboard siding & field stone foundation has 4 bedrms, 3 fireplaces, 3 full baths and is steeped in historical detail. The classic foyer leads to a formal parlor & a dining rm with a large fireplace, wood flrs & a room-wide window overlooking the manicured south lawn. The library has a fireplace with a simple period designed fireplace surround, bookshelves cupboards & wood floors. The Great rm has built in cabinets, fireplace with raised hearth, & a Dutch door leading to the stone terrace. Directly off the Great rm is a side entrance vestibule & full bath. The expanded kitchen has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, double height window, a large pantry, center island, plenty of cabinets, a work center & a wonderful breakfast area. Next to the kitchen there is a glorious sun rm, a large laundry room, full bath & 3 season room. A back stair leads to 4 bedrms, a study, full bath & a large storage area that could be converted to bedrms/baths. This authentic historic home with its bucolic lawns, gardens & open fields is reminiscent of a bygone era: the perfect retreat or home for the antique lover or connoisseur.
Listing courtesy of David Everson from William Raveis Real Estate
Single family for sale
161 Salem Road, Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877