Reputed to have once been a roadside tavern-Grand Historical Federal Style Colonial built in 1805 offers the best of the old and new w/many updates/additions done tastefully while retaining home’s original charm. Rustic rafters, timbers, chestnut flrs, paneled walls, built-in bookcases, wide-board drs, stone hearths on 3 fireplaces, beehive oven, "preacher" cupboards & hand-blown glass window panes are some preserved features. Sited on 2.31 acres, garden/raised beds, invisible fence, manicured lawn, stone walls, flagstone patio, fenced-in yard & custom-built gazebo. 2 old maple trees on either side of the home commonly referred to as “bride & groom trees”. Living rm built-ins & hearth fireplace, private office & library, open kitchen w/granite countertops, copper sinks, stainless steel appls,5-burner gas cooktop & under-mount wine fridge.Cozy dining rm w/wood fpl. Mudrm, laundry rm, game rm/exercise rm w/radiant heated flrs & access to 3-car garage. Great rm w/sliders & French doors.MBS-exposed beams, vaulted ceilings & sliders to balcony/exercise. Jetted soaking tub/dble pedestal sinks. 3 other bedrms retain old charm. Walk-up attic, efficient 5-zone heat, new furnace & generator. Call Toni at 203-912-7494 or John at 203-733-4323.