This idyllic property offers an authentic circa 1760 colonial home in the community of Milton, a hamlet of the historic town of Litchfield. The unique character of this community is reflected in the two story farmhouse at 499 Maple Street. Its original colonial structure has been seamlessly outfitted with up to date conveniences of cable, WIFI, generator, garden irrigation system, modern wiring and contemporary kitchen appliances including a gas stove top, two electric ovens, dishwasher and clothes washer & dryer. Unique features of old polished oak and pine floors, paneling in the study, three working fireplaces on the first floor and one on the second floor, a wrap around, hand painted oil mural in the dining room, glorious flower gardens in addition to a fenced raised-bed vegetable garden with a shady pergola under which to enjoy a lazy lunch seen from French doors in the sun drenched living room and great room create a spectacular weekend getaway or a full time residence. The brick terrace overlooks a distant pond and 38 acres of fields and woods. Blazing sunsets and a small waterfall off the terrace make outside dining a particular summertime pleasure. Two barns, two sheds and a well house complete the inventory of this very special property. It offers a friendly, country lifestyle in elegant surroundings.