Exceptional 3, 550 square foot farmhouse-style colonial situated on three-and-a-quarter acres at the end of a cul-de-sac in picturesque Higganum. This magnificent home is close to state parks and hiking trails while convenient to New Haven, New London and Hartford and just two hours from New York and Boston. Built in 1991 and completely rebuilt in 2017 from studs up, this extraordinary home boasts five bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, attached three-car garage and expansive park-like backyard with built-in swimming pool and hot tub. Beautiful stone walls, manicured gardens and touches of wood provide an impressive view from the road while inside, gleaming oak floors, three-panel wood doors, wide moldings and trim, vaulted ceilings, central vacuuming and surround sound also set this home apart. The first floor features a formal living room with fireplace, family room, office, half bath and large chef's kitchen with white cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, large island, separate dining area and sliders to the deck and backyard.The bedrooms are located on the second floor, with a wood-burning fireplace, walk-in closet and attached bath in the master. An additional full bath, laundry room and large bonus room finish out the second floor. The finished walk-out basement offers 500 square feet of additional living space, including a third full bath. A separate outbuilding offers space for outdoor toys & equipment. Your search for the perfect home ends here!