1969 Cross Highway, Fairfield, Connecticut
Ogden Farm, located at 1969 Cross Highway is a special property nestled in Greenfield Hill convenient to both the amenities of Fairfield and Westport. The classic 1 and a half acre setting with its stone terraces, Colonial style gardens, flowering shrubs and trees, and stone walls provides a perfect back drop for this unique residence. The property offers the beautiful c.1764 main house, barn style guest house, in ground pool and pool house. What a wonderful country retreat and place to call home.
The three story residence, built in 1764, was carefully and authentically restored from 1986 to 1988. This home offers wide plank floors with hand-wrought nails, 12 over 12 windows, and an array of vintage details throughout. The side entryway opens to an inviting keeping room boasting exposed wood beams, large bay window, built in corner cupboard and tremendous, stone fireplace with a petite beehive oven, and milled mantelpiece. Dine with family or friends in the intimate dining room complete with original paneling, chair rail and brick fireplace flanked by original built in cupboards. The fully equipped, eat-in kitchen has new granite countertops, new stainless steel appliances with details of the era including exposed beams, fireplace, wood cabinets with antique doors, and spice closet. The first floor bedroom, built around 1950, offers options of first-floor master bedroom, ideal guest room or study with hardwood flooring, crown molding, and easy access to an updated, full bath. The light filled, heated sunroom has skylights,floor-to-ceiling windows, wood beams and Spanish tile flooring under the carpeting.
The second floor opens to a library complete with built-in bookcases and refinished, wide plank floors. The master bedroom and additional bedroom have large closets, antique beams and refinished, wide plank floors. A full, renovated bath with whirlpool tub completes the second floor.
The walk up heated attic offers tremendous space for a fourth bedroom with cedar closet, private office or playroom. The full basement is clean and provides storage and laundry facilities.
2,547 square feet
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