This pristine 1850 Niles Tooker Federal house is on a notable, tree lined street of historic homes. With three bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths it boasts beautiful wide pine floors throughout and four fire places. The first floor Master Suite has his and her baths, a sitting area with fireplace. Oversize windows overlook the sweeping lawn and beautiful mature gardens with views of the CT River. An exceptional additional 500 sqft in-home Office has a wood burning fireplace, historic timbered beams and private entrance. A covered patio with a built-in grill, extends to an open spacious stone patio, making it an ideal area for entertaining and al fresco dining. This meticulous home has been updated throughout: Granite counters, stainless steel appliances, a Subzero, stove, dishwasher, a new septic for four bedrooms, radiant heat in the two full baths, a Buderus furnace and panel generator. The home has unusually high ceilings for its period, and is light filled from dawn to dusk. Only a five minutes to the center of Essex Village for shopping, fine dining and art galleries. A few minutes more, past the historic Griswold Inn, you arrive at the majestic Connecticut River waterfront, the two yacht clubs, deep water marinas, and the acclaimed Connecticut River Museum. Essex is renowned for yachting and celebrates its history with continuous events throughout the year. Located half way between New York and Boston, it is only minutes to I95 and Amtrak.