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Gracious 1819 Colonial House Built by Captain Uriah Hayden
This gracious 1780 Colonial house built by Captain Uriah Hayden, sited on a small hill in picturesque Essex village is one of the most notable homes in Essex. It is crowned with a Widow's walk overlooking the home's beautiful landscaped gardens, sweeping lawns, majestic trees, gunite pool and the adjacent protected 20 acres. Completely renovated in 2017, it boasts extraordinary detailed craftsmanship. Glistening inlaid floors flow throughout. A stunning, high wood beamed ceiling stretches above the open kitchen to the sunny half moon dining area, to the family room. The center island and counters are topped with slate. Glass cabinets are abundant. Appliances are all high end, including a Wolf 6 burner stove and Sub Zero. A glass paneled door accesses a fabulous blue stone patio with an impressive, dramatic outdoor fireplace making it an ideal area for entertaining and al fresco dining. The elegant, formal living room's focus point is an ornately carved fireplace flanked by custom built-ins and a mirrored wet bar. A long sun room is adjacent. The master bed room with a wall of windows and sitting area overlook the gardens. Dressing rooms and walk-in closets have extensive built-ins. The gorgeous marble tiled bath, with twin sinks,has heated floors. Four guest rooms, a second office with a high wood beamed ceiling, and the wall to wall exercise room completes the 2nd floor. A two story barn and attached two car car garage adds totality to this exceptional, immaculate property.