Sotheby's International Realty - LAMBERTVILLE, NJ
Tranquility awaits at this extraordinary country estate nestled on 15+ acres in a breathtaking setting with magnificent views. This reproduction Georgian Colonial-style home was custom crafted to exude classical architectural details of a 200-year-old home, yet it offers modern amenities and comforts of a 30-year-old home. Meander back a lovely drive to this handsome whitewashed brick home. Enter the home into a gorgeous foyer with grand staircase that sweeps around an elegant chandelier. Continue through the foyer to a Dutch door that frames a picturesque view of the stunning pool complex and long-distance views of Pleasant Valley and Baldpate Mountain. The grounds were beautifully designed by a nationally acclaimed landscape architect and boasts lovely gardens, blue stone terraces, brick patios and a koi pond with waterfall. The covered back porch with soaring 2-story columns is the perfect place to relax on a rocking chair while taking in the scenery. The home boasts period-style details and custom millwork throughout and a total of 6 fireplaces. The formal living room is well appointed with built-ins, crown molding, panels, chair rail and a wood-burning fireplace with marble surround is located just off the foyer and offers an abundance of natural light with 3 sun exposures. Wide plank hardwood floors continue throughout the entire first floor. A French door located on the opposite side of the foyer leads to a cozy den with built-ins and a woodburning fireplace. Continue into the expansive gourmet chef's kitchen that was recently updated in 2014 by Spyglass Design and features a large granite island with wine refrigerator and double sink, 6-burner Wolf range with griddle and hood vent, double oven, Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, 2 dishwashers and a Butler's pantry. The open floor plan flows into the eat-in kitchen area and family room with fireplace and French doors that lead to the patio and koi pond. The first floor also offers a formal dining room with fireplace, a spacious laundry/mudroom and two brand new powder rooms. The main staircase to the 2nd level offers a spacious landing just before entering the master suite complete with fireplace, gorgeous master bathroom with 2 over-sized vanities, a walk-in shower, whirlpool tub and dressing area with walk-in closet. There are 4 additional bedrooms on this level with two brand new bathrooms that were recently completed by Tobias Design. There is a lovely sitting area located at the top of the second staircase and a large media room with sleeping nook for grandkids. Access the 3rd floor walk-up that offers an abundance of storage and future additional living space with 3 dormer windows. The lower level of this home offers a wine cellar, a spacious room with billiards, a fireplace and French doors that lead to a private patio. The unfinished portion of the basement offers substantial storage. The home is being sold with a total of 2 parcels. The house is situated on 4.94 acres and the adjacent parcel consists of 10.83 acres with its own road access point. Perfect lot to build another custom home or equestrian facilities. 3-car attached garage. 5-Zone HVAC. Central Vac. Nestled away in a peaceful setting, yet just a short drive to Princeton, Lambertville and New Hope. Conveniently located between NYC and Philadelphia. A short drive to Trenton-Mercer Airport and New Jersey Transit for all of your commuting needs.