The John Knapp house is a wonderfully inviting home. With unparalleled craftsmanship, sited on a hill and built in 1705, it’s an American icon updated to suit the needs of today's buyers, while mixing Americana with Country French charm / warmth. The 1st floor’s kitchen was renovated this year –cabinets, stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops! Enjoy family gatherings in the oversized dining room, with original beams and a 10-ft walk-in stone fireplace with wood burning stove / beehive oven. A large living room with its own fireplace and wide board floor planks leads via French doors to a stone patio overlooking the tranquil garden (nearly an acre of land with grape trellis, kids play set, etc. completely fenced in), perfect for entertaining and BBQ’s. And, an office space, half bath and laundry room complete 1st floor. The 2nd floor, features a master bedroom suite, with a fireplace, walk-in closet and full, updated double sink bath. Two other bedrooms, another full bath (+ claw foot tub) – 17” wide board flooring throughout – finish 2nd floor. An attic offers great space for a playroom / office plus an extra room for storage / cedar closet! The barn is a post / beam 2-car garage with a loft space for storage. A separate studio with full bath is attached to the garage, perfect for au-pair, family or guests. Midway between Merritt Pkwy / I-95, near local schools and a quick drive to Metro-North, shopping and bustling nightlife of Stamford.