An amazing, move-in ready, lovingly renovated four bedroom vintage home, c.1849 set in the heart of historic Essex village. Sunlight streams throughout the immaculate and cheerful interior. Imagine entertaining and relaxing by the two dining room and living room fireplaces while enjoying the charm and warmth of wide-board floors. Rounding out the first floor are a gorgeous remodeled kitchen with gas oven/range and granite topped island, a first floor bedroom suite, den/media room, and office. Capture winter views of the CT river from the second floor master suite; which encompasses not only a full bath, but a walk-in closet, office, and dressing room with second closet. The detached artist's studio/woodworking shop with power is a hobbyist's dream. Outdoor amenities include a two-car garage, bluestone walkways, gardens, and a hardwood deck conveniently located just off the kitchen.. Fabulous curb appeal; complete with front porch, shutters, and picket fence. Top notch mechanical systems, including a new septic system 2013, and a high-end Buderus heating system. Every day you can take advantage of shops, restaurants, marinas, yacht clubs, the Griswold Inn, CT River Museum, town dock and CT river; all just out your front door. Rarely does a home of this caliber, offering this enviable lifestyle, become available at this price in the village!