This four bedroom colonial home is nestled on 4.23 level, open acres in a bucolic estate-property neighborhood on a scenic country road, yet close to Califon and Oldwick. This property is perfect for a buyer who is looking for a home which is rich in history with aesthetic value inside and out with a rare blend of charm and functionality.
The home’s interior features include a floor plan that flows well for day to day living while affording the spaces required for family gatherings and other entertaining. Newly refinished wide plank hardwood floors and baseboard hot water heat are ideal for keeping dust to a minimum. The generous windows bring natural and supplemental light into the room throughout the day.
The side entrance foyer features a glass paned front door flanked by windows, wide plank wood floors, sconces, and a coat closet and connects to the family room, kitchen, living room, laundry room and powder room.
The large eat-in kitchen is oriented towards views of the natural beauty of the backyard. The kitchen features glass front cabinetry, Corian-style counter tops, large butcher block center island, double sink with nickel faucet, a separate sprayer hose head, and built-in soap dispenser, recessed lighting, decorative tile backsplash, and terra cotta tile floor. Appliances in the kitchen include a stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher, and black microwave and wall oven. The kitchen also connects to the dining room and foyer the latter connecting it to the family room as well as the other areas of the home.
The spacious family room is large enough for a primary and secondary seating area and features a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround, wide plank wood floors, windows overlooking the side yard , and French doors to the pool. The large dining room at the front of the house features wide plank wood floors, built in cabinetry and can be accessed from the kitchen or the living room.
The living room is accessible from the foyer near the kitchen and features wide plank wood floor, built-in cabinets and shelves and a free standing wood burning stove. The laundry room and powder room are also located off the foyer with latter featuring access to a bedroom.
The master bedroom features an en suite bathroom and two closets. The two additional bedrooms are on the same level as the master bedroom suite. The main bathroom features a white sink and vanity, and a tub/shower.
Systems of the home include an oil-fired boiler for hot water baseboard heat, central air conditioning, 4 bedroom septic, well water with a new well pump, carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors, and fire extinguisher. The above-ground oil tank is located in the basement
An extraordinary barn features a large, heated workshop, ample room for storage and a charming extended living space. It can be accessed through a separate entrance of the barn. You enter into a hallway/mudroom area into the large open living space with room for a dining area, living room and a wet bar. The space also features a full bath and a spiral staircase to a loft area perfect for a bedroom.
The exterior features of the property feature large, level, open areas, an inground pool with a new liner, mature gardens with perennials and specimen trees all of which were configured to maximize beauty while minimizing maintenance and upkeep requirements.
The property is located in a desirable section of Lebanon Township in Hunterdon County, near the historic villages of Califon and Oldwick, an area renowned for its natural beauty. It is convenient to private and public schools, shopping, golf courses, country clubs, commuter highways (Interstate 78 and 287), Trans Bridge Line buses and NJ Transit trains to New York City, and airports including Newark Liberty International Airport and smaller regional airports. It is served by Voorhees High School, designated as a Blue Ribbon School in 2015.