A rare opportunity exists to own this quintessential Connecticut estate consisting of 2 contiguous properties prominently sited on a tranquil cul de sac in the coveted Long Lots/Hunt Club area. With its charm, character & exceptional detailing the well proportioned rooms awaken your senses to the finest qualities of yesteryear. Designed for both comfort & ease & elegant entertaining 2 Melwood Lane was completely renovated & expanded yet retains the integrity of its past. There are amazing formal & informal spaces that flow seamlessly... living rm with original fireplace, oversized dining rm with custom cabinetry, a cook's dream kitchen, family rm with two distinct areas with built ins & stone fpl, office with private entrance, command center & pantry, 2 powder rms, main level guest ste, & mud rm w service entrance, garage access & rear stairway. Upper lvl features master ste with marble spa bathrm, 4 additional ensuite bedrms, bonus rm & laundry. 3rd level of living features exercise rm & a craft rm with many other possibilities. Property features stone walls, paths & patio, belgian block lined driveway, basketball court, invisible fencing for pet & underground sprinkler system. Room for pool. But that's not all..the contiguous property 9 Sturges Commons with a ranch guest house has been updated & offers 2 bedrms, 3 bths, liv rm with fpl, fam rm, kitchen with dining area, office/laundry & 2 car garage. Guest house has additional 1.10acre & 1804 sf. more. Total acreage 2.55.