50 High Ridge Avenue

Ridgefield, CT 06877 Directions
$1,995,000
  • 6Bed
  • 4/2Baths
  • 5,300Sqft
  • 1880Built
  • $376Price/Sqft

Property Highlights

  • Elementary: Veterans Park
  • Neighborhood: Village Center
  • Days on Market: 6
  • MLS: 170037163

Antique Victorian

Property Highlights

  • Elementary: Veterans Park
  • Neighborhood: Village Center
  • Days on Market: 6
  • MLS: 170037163

Own a treasured piece of Ridgefield history, made surprisingly open & airy with a modern "see-through" design, & located on 1.55 picturesque level acres on coveted High Ridge Ave, with sidewalks to Main St., park, theater, library, shops, & restaurants. Built in 1880 as the A.L. Benedict House, this welcoming Victorian farmhouse captured the imagination of A. Barton Hepburn who had it moved to its current location to be at the center of his expansive estate where he hosted friends from NYC & Boston. The Hepburn era gave High Ridge its nickname "Publisher's Row" for being home to notable book publishers,...

Antique Victorian

Property Highlights

  • Elementary: Veterans Park
  • Neighborhood: Village Center
  • Days on Market: 6
  • MLS: 170037163

Own a treasured piece of Ridgefield history, made surprisingly open & airy with a modern "see-through" design, & located on 1.55 picturesque level acres on coveted High Ridge Ave, with sidewalks to Main St., park, theater, library, shops, & restaurants. Built in 1880 as the A.L. Benedict House, this welcoming Victorian farmhouse captured the imagination of A. Barton Hepburn who had it moved to its current location to be at the center of his expansive estate where he hosted friends from NYC & Boston. The Hepburn era gave High Ridge its nickname "Publisher's Row" for being home to notable book publishers, artists, entertainers, bankers & philanthropists, contributing to the vibrancy for which Ridgefield is still known. Over the past 31 years, the current owners have lovingly restored & remodeled this notable home to create their own country compound offering 5,300 square feet of living space complete with heated Gunite pool, pool house/studio (528 square feet), and captivating 4 story home (4,775 square feet) offering the best of old & new. Total 6 bedrooms, 4 full/2 half baths , & 5 fireplaces with over $1.2M invested in interior reconfiguration; house re-steeled; kitchen & bath renovations; lower level remodeling; C/A; pool/pool house; master bedroom suite with fireplace, built-ins, plus elegant bath with air massage tub & radiant heated floor. Today, the Benedict House has kept its place at the heart of the action; host to numerous fundraising events, and immortalized as the happy home of Zona in the children's book The Dog Who Went to Main Street.

Antique Victorian

Own a treasured piece of Ridgefield history, made surprisingly open & airy with a modern "see-through" design, & located on 1.55 picturesque level acres on coveted High Ridge Ave, with sidewalks to Main St., park, theater, library, shops, & restaurants. Built in 1880 as the A.L. Benedict House, this welcoming Victorian farmhouse captured the imagination of A. Barton Hepburn who had it moved to its current location to be at the center of his expansive estate where he hosted friends from NYC & Boston. The Hepburn era gave High Ridge its nickname "Publisher's Row" for being home to notable book publishers, artists, entertainers, bankers & philanthropists, contributing to the vibrancy for which Ridgefield is still known. Over the past 31 years, the current owners have lovingly restored & remodeled this notable home to create their own country compound offering 5,300 square feet of living space complete with heated Gunite pool, pool house/studio (528 square feet), and captivating 4 story home (4,775 square feet) offering the best of old & new. Total 6 bedrooms, 4 full/2 half baths , & 5 fireplaces with over $1.2M invested in interior reconfiguration; house re-steeled; kitchen & bath renovations; lower level remodeling; C/A; pool/pool house; master bedroom suite with fireplace, built-ins, plus elegant bath with air massage tub & radiant heated floor. Today, the Benedict House has kept its place at the heart of the action; host to numerous fundraising events, and immortalized as the happy home of Zona in the children's book The Dog Who Went to Main Street.

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  • Additional Information
    • Days On Market: 5
    • Elementary School: Veterans Park
    • Living Area SqFt: 5,300
    • Neighborhood: Village Center
    • Sewer: Public Sewer Connected
    • Style: Antique, Victorian
    • Tax Amount: $21,238
    • Tax Year: July 2017-June 2018
    • Type: Single Family For Sale
    • Year Built: 1880
  • Interior/Exterior Features
    • Appliances Included: Gas Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Dishwasher
    • Attic: Yes
    • Beds: 6
    • Cooling: Central Air, Zoned
    • Exterior Siding: Clapboard, Stone, Wood
    • Full Baths: 4
    • Half Baths: 2
    • Heat: Hot Water, Radiant, Zoned
    • Pool Description: Pool House, In Ground Pool, Heated, Gunite
    • Rooms: 13
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