This sunny, 4 bedroom, 3.1 bathroom contemporary in a neighborhood setting is set back from a cul-de-sac road on 3.25 wooded acres, oriented to maximize appreciation of its beautiful, natural setting and perfect for a buyer looking for a property with distinctive style. The home’s floor plan flows well for daily living while offering the spaces required for family gatherings and other entertaining as well as single-floor and/or multi-generational living. Generously-sized south-facing windows and recessed lighting throughout the home bring natural and supplemental light into the rooms in all seasons.
The entrance area welcomes guests and sets the tone of the sleek styling of this contemporary home by providing a vantage point for appreciating the central living spaces of the house including the large living room with soaring cathedral ceilings, wood floors, wood-burning fireplace with floor-to-ceiling stone surround, and access a southern-facing deck along the back of the house. The entrance area features tile floors and a coat closet and powder room and connects to the kitchen, living room, dining room, and upper and lower levels of the home. The large, front-to-back eat-in kitchen is oriented towards views of the natural beauty of the home’s sylvan setting and has an enormous area with south-facing windows that is currently used as an eat-in area, but could also be used for an informal sitting area. The kitchen features a peninsula cooking area with JennAir natural gas cooktop and breakfast bar as well as a double wall oven, dishwasher, stainless steel main sink with nickel faucet, spacious counters, recessed lighting, and large walk-in laundry room/pantry. The kitchen is connected to the dining room through double pocket doors, and also connects to the central living space of the house as well as the main level 2-car garage and largest area of the south-facing wood deck. The spacious, south-facing dining room has a wall of windows overlooking the backyard, wood floors, and chandelier fixture and is scaled to accommodate a large dining table and furniture.
The first floor also includes the home’s master bedroom suite and an additional bedroom. The master bedroom suite features access to a private, south-facing deck overlooking the backyard, neutral carpeting, walk-in closet, two double reach-in closets, and en suite bathroom with jetted tub and stall shower. The additional bedroom on this level includes a closet and neutral carpeting.
The second floor of the home features two additional sunny bedrooms with carpeting and closets, a main bath with tub-shower and skylight. The highlight of the second floor of the home is its large loft which overlooks the living room and reinforces the distinctive architecture of the home. The loft space features neutral carpeting, built-in bookshelves, skylights, and room for a sitting area or workspace.
The enormous, finished, walk-out basement is perfect for a range of uses, as it features a full bathroom with stall shower and large wet bar area with storage closet as well as access to the backyard through double sliding glass doors. Additional, unfinished basement space provides extensive room for storage and easy access to the mechanical systems of the house.
The large, 2-car garage has room for a workshop and/or storage and features garage door openers on both bays and a clear span between the two bays. The back of the house features south-facing wooden decks overlooking the wooded backyard and large enough for multiple gathering areas for dining or relaxing in the home’s beautiful natural setting.
Systems include multi-zone natural gas-fired forced air heating, multi-zone central air conditioning, central vacuum, 200 amp electrical service, 4-bedroom septic, well water, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers.
The property is located in Tewksbury Township, one of the most prestigious areas of Hunterdon County, a town renowned for its natural beauty, private estates, and upscale lifestyle. Tewksbury is known for the popularity of equestrian sports related to the nearby Essex Hunt Club, United States Equestrian Team and United States Equestrian Foundation, and miles of scenic riding trails in the Tewksbury Trail System. The township supports an active youth sports program that includes lacrosse, soccer, softball, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, and baseball teams. Nearby outdoor recreation areas include Christie Hoffman Farm Park, the Ken Lockwood Gorge, the Columbia Trail, and Round Valley Reservoir. The home is served by Tewksbury Elementary School (designated a Blue Ribbon School in 2011), Old Turnpike Middle School, and Voorhees High School (designated a Blue Ribbon School in 2015) and is convenient to private schools (Gill St. Bernard, Pingry, Willow School, Far Hills Country Day) with nearby shopping, golf courses and country clubs (Hamilton Farm, Fiddler’s Elbow, Trump National). Commuter highways (Interstates 78 and 287), TransBridge Line buses and NJ Transit trains allow for convenient access to New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport.