A gracious driveway leads to this charming Cape, which offers rare privacy on 2.8 waterfront acres with dock on the Falls River. Spectacular gardens grace the grounds. First floor master suite. The kitchen features a Subzero refrigerator, Viking gas oven/range, Asko dishwasher and wine chiller. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Formal dining room, living room with fireplace, new family room addition with shiplap barrel ceiling and french doors leading to a ground level deck. A four season porch, mudroom, office and sunroom complete the main level. Upstairs you will find two bedrooms and a third full bath. The partially finished lower level affords ample room for storage. A recently constructed three bay post and beam garage with stairway to second level provides additional storage space. A serene sense of privacy pervades the property. The house, deck and bluestone patio all provide views of the Falls River and beyond. Enjoy launching your power boat, canoe, kayak or SUP from the dock. Just minutes to Essex village restaurants, shops, marinas, yacht clubs, the Griswold Inn and CT River Museum. Located mid-way between Boston and New York City. Enjoy an enviable secluded waterfront lifestyle in the best small town in America!