This delightful, beautifully updated Connecticut country estate will have you at hello. Sited on a gentle knoll, the charming landscape is reminiscent of the European countryside, but in an ultra-convenient central location near schools, train and amenities. The main home's cozy, light-filled spaces, brimming with authentic detail, will warm your heart, and the stylish updates will motivate you to stay forever -- hearths and beams to suit your fancy, nooks and crannies to give you shelter, PLUS a huge detached barn known locally as "The Cider House," which offers a three-bay carriage house with fabulous guest quarters including bedrooms, kitchen/dining/family room and 2 full baths, a wonderful art studio and expansive loft space - to work or play in, and with storage galore. Recent updates to the main home include white marble kitchen with large center island and professional equipment, luxurious new master bathroom with heated floor, and so much more. Stone terraces embrace this quaint homestead, the extensive level yard plays perfect host to sport, pets and whatever recreational activities you fancy. Cedar shingle roof, 4 BR septic system and Central AC and outdoor shower just a few of the substantial recent improvements. A true character home dreams are made of, yet satisfies today's modern (even multi-generational) lifestyle. SF inclusive of guest quarters, per town appraisal. Generator ready.