Historic Ridgefield Treasure
Best of all worlds: one of Ridgefield's most notable homes with state of the art appointments throughout; work from home in the enchanting detached "little house" studio; take a swim in the heated gunite pool; plus enjoy 1.55 idyllic and private acres on coveted High Ridge Ave, just 2 blocks from Main St. with sidewalks to shopping, restaurants, parks, library, theaters, and only 1 block to the MTA Ridgefield-Katonah shuttle. Built in 1880 as the A.L. Benedict House, this welcoming Victorian farmhouse has been fully restored, remodeled, and expanded to seamlessly blend historic details with a light, open, and timeless design. Total 4,775 square feet in the main home with 4 finished floors, 6 bedroom, 4/2 bath, 5 fireplace, and over $1.2M invested in interior reconfiguration; great room witgh radiant heated floor; kitchen/bath renovations; C/A; master bedroom suite with fireplace, built-ins, full bath with air massage tub and heated floor; plus lower level with private guest suite, full bath, charming den with exposed stone walls, wood burning stove, and double sets of French doors to the backyard resort. The detached studio/pool house (528 square feet) is perfect for an artist or home office with vaulted ceilings and 2nd story loft. This home is a part of Ridgefield's storied past. It was moved by A. Barton Hepburn in 1906 to its current location on "Publisher's Row". The Hepburn era gave High Ridge this nickname for being home to significant book publishers, artists, entertainers, bankers and philanthropists, contributing to the vibrancy for which Ridgefield is still known.