Sensational 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial beautifully situated in Sherwood Forest Subdivision of Gales Ferry. Dynamic open floor plan & generous sized rooms throughout. Bright & sunny country kitchen features stainless steel appliances, center island, & plenty of counter space. Family room boasts gorgeous stone fireplace, new wood burning insert, & built-in book shelves. French doors lead to all season sunroom graced by soaring ceilings & exposed beams. Elegant formal dining room perfect for any social occasion. Substantial master suite complete w/ walk-in closet & private bath. Four additional upper level bedrooms w/ hardwood floors, glorious closet space, & full bath. Massive lower level laundry/storage/workshop areas, high efficiency Buderus Boiler, & attached 2-car garage. Expansive rear deck leads to planned paths, whimsical gardens, & fenced backyard oasis. Newly cleared trees and freshly spread grass seed in the front will quickly transform to beautiful lawn or activity space. NEW SEPTIC SYSTEM installed May 2019! New stainless steel chimney liner, cap, & re-pointed chimney May 2019! Peaceful neighborhood setting within walking distance to hiking trails. Easy commute to Naval Submarine Base, EB, Pfizer, etc. A pleasure to show. Call today to schedule a private tour!