For sale in Ridgefield: extraordinary French country compound

For Sale: 104 West Mountain Road, Ridgefield
Extraordinary French country compound on 12.3 private acres overlooking 2 reflecting ponds with 8,816 sf in 5 bedroom, 5/2 bath main home with attached 3 car garage, plus additional 2,352 sf fully private cottage with 2 bedroom, 2/1 bath, and additional 2 car garage.
Arrive through the stone pillared entry gates and past the beckoning pond with fountain, dock, and private beach area to the circular drive and courtyard of this picturesque stone and shingle manor with wood roof, barrel arched dormers, front stone terrace and formal gardens. Best of both worlds: fully private, yet deeded rights to West Mountain Estates Recreational Association offering in-ground pool with racing lanes, swim team, lighted tennis courts, playground, ball fields, and pavilion ($1,250 annual).
The highlight of this exceptional home is the colossal great room featuring cathedral ceiling, inset beadboard paneling, antique oak floors, floor to ceiling field-stone fireplace and double French doors to backyard with stone terrace and expansive rolling lawn. The main level offers 10' ceilings; multiple French doors to both front/rear patios; open dining room for ease of entertaining; formal library with floor to ceiling custom built-ins and "secret stairway" to the lower level; plus an exquisite master bedroom suite with sitting room and 2nd ensuite guest wing. Expansive lower levels offers 2,352 sf with a custom 1,500 bottle, climate-controlled wine cellar, billiard, fitness, and media rooms.
Fully remodeled 2 story private 2 bedroom guest cottage with living room, dining room, fireplace, kitchen, and more. Remarkable!  

Take a virtual tour of the property here.
To learn more about this property, contact Laura Freed Ancona here.


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