Sunlight and serenity abound in this beautiful 4 bed, 2 ½ bath Sheppard built home situated on a gorgeous 3.71 acres with scenic mountain views! Conveniently located in Essex while still providing a country feel, this stunning home offers a wonderful open floor plan with 9-foot ceilings, a sunlit formal living and dining room with double tray ceilings, a family room with crown molding and gas fireplace along with a nice office/study. The lovely kitchen overlooks the family room and features cherry cabinetry, granite countertops, breakfast island, all new stainless-steel appliances and sliders leading out to the spacious back deck. The upper level offers 4 bedrooms all with plenty of closet space, including the master suite with walk in closet, beautiful sitting area (or nursery), tray ceiling and private bath with whirlpool tub and shower. The spacious finished lower level has ample space for a gym, playroom, rec room and so much more. Other features of this home include central air, central vac, crown molding and columns throughout much of the home in addition to other custom finishes. Outside you'll love the beautifully manicured lot with magnificent perennial gardens, mature trees, fire pit, mountain views and an above ground pool attached to the expansive deck – the perfect oasis for both relaxing and entertaining! Local area amenities include golf, dining, grocery, shops and more!