|Lot Size:||7.65 Acres|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Location:||Tewksbury Township, NJ 08858|
This classic 4 bedroom, 2.1 bathroom Colonial-style home is set back from the road in a neighborhood of farms and upscale homes on road on 7.65 open acres. Oriented to maximize use of the land by livestock and appreciation of its pastoral views from inside and out, this property is perfect for a buyer who is looking for a property for livestock, farming or the potential to build an additional single-family home. Once-featured in a magazine because of its charming country-lifestyle appeal, the home’s interior includes a floor plan that flows well for day to day living while affording the spaces required for family gatherings and other entertaining.
The home welcomes visitors through a front porch with brick steps leading to a bluestone landing flanked by benches and a six-panel wooden door accented by twin sidelight windows. The entrance foyer features custom murals of local country scenes by an acclaimed local artist, slate tile floor, a large coat closet and connects to the family room, kitchen, living room, powder room, and mudroom. The living room is separated from the foyer through folding French doors and overlooks the front of the house. It features hardwood floors and connects to the screened covered porch through a French door. It also connects to the dining room which features wainscoting, hardwood floors, and an additional entrance to the covered porch through a French door. The eat in kitchen overlooks the backyard and features Irish slate floors, wood cabinets, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, double undermount stainless steel sink. A laundry area is conveniently-located in a pantry closet within the kitchen area just next to the mudroom. The mudroom unites the back door entrance, garage access, kitchen, and foyer of the house and features slate tile flooring. The large family room features a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and hearth and a rough-hewn mantle, faux rough-hewn ceiling beams, a wall of built-in cabinetry and bookshelves, and a specially-sourced wood floor built from decking of an 18th century ship.
The entertaining spaces of the home are completely separate from the private living spaces of the home with all of the four bedrooms and full bathrooms located on the second floor. The master bedroom suite features a large bedrooms with enough space for a bed and separate sitting area, a walk-in closet, an additional double closet, an en suite bathroom, and additional space that can be used for storage or finished for use as an additional walk-in closet or study. Like the master bedroom, the three additional bedrooms feature hardwood floors, closets, and copious natural light throughout the day. The main bathroom features a rustic distressed-wood vanity, tub-shower, and nickel hardware.
The unfinished basement has ceilings high enough for the space to be finished, which would add additional living space to the home. The systems of the home include multi-zoned baseboard hot water heating fired by an oil-burning furnace with an oil tank above-ground inside the basement, multi-zoned central air conditioning, 200 ampere electrical service, well water, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers.
The attached, 2-car garage is suitable for storage of cars on the main level of the home. A large barn features 4 stalls, a tack/feed room, and grooming aisle. It is connected to over 6 acres of pastures/paddocks fenced with split-rail fencing. A professionally-installed riding arena is located out of sight of the house and features multiple layers of footing and is perfect not only for dressage but other equestrian disciplines. Most-recently occupied by horses, the barn is suitable for use with various types of livestock, including horses, sheep, alpacas, llamas, goats, and chickens. The property is adjacent to miles of riding trails on the Tewksbury Trail System. The grounds are graced by mature evergreens for privacy, a perennial herb garden, and specimen and fruit-bearing trees.
The property is located in one of the most desirable sections of Tewksbury Township, in Hunterdon County, near the historic village of Oldwick, and area renowned for its natural beauty, private estates, and upscale lifestyle marked by the popularity of equestrian sports related to the nearby Essex Hunt Club, United States Equestrian Team Foundation, and multiple private polo fields within the township. It is convenient to private and public schools, shopping, golf courses, country clubs, commuter highways (Interstate 78 and 287), buses and trains to New York City, and airports including Newark Liberty International Airport and smaller regional airports.