Welcome to a piece of Ridgefield history! Used as a British Hospital during the Battle of Ridgefield, this sprawling, in-town, mini-estate has been lovingly updated over the years, while retaining its Colonial-era charm. Wide board hardwood floors, exposed beams, decorative arched entryways & large numbers of divided light windows lend a relaxed elegance to both the public & intimate spaces. The house meanders through Living & Dining rooms - both w/frpl, a Library w/frpl, Sunroom, Eat-in Kitchen & adjacent Family Rm, Butler's Pantry + a conservatory. Prof appliances & a lrg Pantry + the seamless flow of the house are perfect to host the largest of parties or the most intimate of gatherings. Upstairs, the master suite overlooks the gardens w/a private deck, frpl & renovated marble full bath. Jack & Jill or en-suite baths service the remaining 4BRs on this floor. Over the 2-car garage, a guest suite incl access to an office, full bath & huge BR, which can also be used as a 2nd Family Rm. There is also a spacious Mudroom & 3rd flr attic Rec Rm. Town water, town sewer, whole house generator, great pool, additional cottage, chicken coop, gardens & more! In incredible proximity to all Connecticut’s first Cultural District has to offer incl the Prospector Theatre, the Ridgefield Playhouse, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, ACT of CT & more + 5-star restaurants & boutique shopping, this spectacular Ridgefield gem is a masterpiece of timeless architecture. Truly special!