Enjoy river views from "Box Hill" - a sensational country home near Essex village crafted of stone, clapboard and brick. This 5 bedroom, 4.1 bath, 4, 251 square foot "cottage" is set on a stunning subdividable 5.68 acres overlooking the Connecticut River. No expense was spared in the renovation and expansion of this incredible property. Recent updates include a slate roof, state-of-the-art heating system, stand-by generator, heated flooring, Waterworks fixtures, integrated smart lighting system and new Master Wing. Chef's kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, marble back splash, Wolf induction cooktop, dual Wolf wall ovens, Subzero refrigerator, dual Asko dishwashers and butler's pantry. Adjacent family room with beamed ceiling, home theatre system, office with built-ins and a music/living room with fireplace. French doors lead to a terrace and multiple patios with professionally landscaped grounds. A five minute drive brings you to the shops, restaurants, marinas and yacht clubs of quaint waterfront Essex village, noted as "The Best Small Town in America." Charming inns and world-class theatres, such as the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Ivoryton Playhouse, Norma Terris Theatre and Goodspeed Opera House are nearby. Conveniently located mid-way between New York City and Boston with easy access via rail, highway or local Chester airport. Offered substantially below replacement value due to owner relocation!