Mint condition sun-filled Essex home privately tucked away in Centerbrook village - just steps to restaurants, stores, worship, etc. This totally renovated ranch enjoys a great "open-flow", new windows, new furnace, pristine hardwood floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and 3 car garages total. The living-room is open to the dining-room with large windows overlooking the lovely back-yard and has a wood burning fireplace with custom built mantel. The beautiful kitchen includes: tile floor, granite counters, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, gas cooktop, and extra counter work area cabinetry. The master-bedroom has its own full bathroom and first floor laundry area. The den area has a pocket door if privacy is needed and large windows for enjoying the view. Roof is in newer condition. Hobbyist, boaters and craftsmen will love additional oversized two car garage with lean-to and workshop area and the abundant parking areas for vehicles, boats, garden equipment, etc. There is approx. 700 sq ft of finished heated Studio space over the garage with views of Mill Pond. It includes beautiful hardwood floors and a deck. The main house has a generator hook up and a full dry basement with woodstove. Large shed converted currently to a chicken coop and can easily be converted to a kennel gardening shed or kept as a fenced coop with chickens included!