14 Old Mine Road
Listed by: Robin Eskind
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This pristine move-in ready 6 bedroom colonial is thoughtfully-sited on a cul-de-sac in a neighborhood setting. The home features exceptional architectural features inside and out.
The interior space of the home has been thoughtfully considered with impeccable attention to detail. A traditional but open floor plan carries over to the exterior spaces allowing this home to strike the perfect balance between a cozy place to call home that is also appropriate for entertaining colleagues, family, and friends.
The home is set back from the cul-de-sac road to ensure privacy. A landscaped walkway with paver border leads to a stone front covered porch accented with a beadboard ceiling and architectural columns. The entrance to the home is accentuated by a mahogany front door flanked by sidelights and a transom window.
Detailed finishes accent the architecture and functionality of the home including generously sized rooms, high ceilings throughout, extensive millwork and molding details, coffered ceilings, dark walnut hardwood floors throughout the first and second floors, a stunning main staircase, a secondary interior staircase, solid paneled doors and French interior doors. Generous insulated glass windows and recessed lighting throughout the home bring natural and supplemental light into the rooms throughout the day. Beautiful views from every window in the house of the mature landscaping unite the home with its curated natural setting.
The two-story entrance foyer features an orb chandelier with 7 lights, picture frame molding, and two coat closets. A transitional wooden L-shaped mixed material railing staircase with painted risers, dark wood posts, iron spindles and dark banisters leads to the second floor with an open hallway that overlooks the family room. The foyer connects to the dining room, living room and family room.
The spacious dining room is accented by generous double-hung windows, a coffered ceiling with shiplap inlay and a custom 8 light chandelier with frosted glass shades. Two hand hewn beams used as display shelves accent the main wall of the dining room. This motif is continued in the formal living room which is across the foyer and connects to the den/office. The living room’s two double hung windows overlook the front porch and yard. Reclaimed barn doors with a rustic finish separate the living room from the den/office. The doors help create the perfect office space or a quiet room to read or watch television. Dark wooden beams and white shiplap accent the high ceilings and box molding enhances the walls.
The expansive eat-in kitchen has every convenience imaginable and is the gathering space in the home. It features white cabinets with oil rubbed bronze hardware, granite counters, subway tiled backsplash, a farmhouse sink with oil rubbed bronze faucet accented with pendant lighting and a view of the backyard and paver patio through casement windows. A granite-topped center island provides plentiful storage and workspace as well as a breakfast bar and two hidden KitchenAid beverage refrigerators. A large walk-in pantry with rustic barn doors supplements the plentiful cabinet storage with granite counters, open shelves and drawers. Appliances include stainless steel Frecnch door SubZero refrigerator, a 6-burner gas Wolf cooktop, Thermador stainless steel double wall ovens, and two Fisher & Paykel dishdrawers. The breakfast/eat-in area features a 6 light chandelier with burlap rope accents and French doors with transom windows leading to the patio fire pit and summer house. The butler’s pantry has marble countertops, glass door cabinets, two Sub Zero Beverage/Wine refrigerators with temperature control and a Sub Zero ice maker. The laundry room can be reached through the Butler’s pantry and features the same finishes as the rest of the house – Electrolux Front load washer and dryer with granite countertop for folding, custom white cabinets, stainless steel undermount sink with granite surround and access to the front porch. A second staircase in the kitchen with wool rug runner with tack accents, a wooden railing with wrought iron spindles also leads to the second floor living spaces.
The family room of this home articulates a space that is simultaneously impressive and inviting with its soaring ceiling, wood paneled accent wall and both double hung and large architectural windows. The main focal point of the room is the stone front gas fireplace with barn beam mantle and blue stone hearth.
The first floor bedroom connects to the family room and has two large windows overlooking the backyard and an ensuite bathroom with tiled shower and granite topped-vanity with storage.
Access to the second floor of the home is by way of either the main staircase in the foyer lead or the rear staircase and lead to the second floor living space where four of the six bedrooms are located. All of the bedrooms open to a central hallway and have hardwood flooring and beautiful views of the grounds.
The master bedroom suite features a bedroom with 2 walk-in closets with plentiful storage, tray ceiling, ceiling fan, custom Hunter Douglas motorized window shades, wide crown molding and recessed lighting. Double doors lead to a private patio overlooking the back of the property perfect for morning coffee and enjoying the sounds of the evening. The master bathroom features custom cabinetry with soft-close drawers and cabinets topped with a granite countertop with two undermount sinks. A separate dressing table has a granite top, additional storage, and a large mirror with globe lighting. The oversized stall shower features a glass enclosure, rain showerhead, large porcelain tile walls with recessed shelves and mosaic detail. A free-standing soaking tub is located under a large set of three windows with a Kohler free-standing faucet and hand-held spray. A separate toilet room as well as a linen closet complete the master bathroom.
The additional three bedrooms located upstairs feature ensuite bathrooms. The second bedroom features a double door closet, overhead light and windows with plantation shutters overlooking the front of the property. The bathroom has a granite topped vanities and a stall shower with glass doors. The third bedroom features a large closet, windows with plantation shutters facing the backyard and a ceiling fan. The third and fourth bedrooms share a bathroom with a double-sink vanity and a wall-mounted mirror. A separate space is allocated for the toilet and tiled tub-shower. The fourth bedroom also has a large closets, windows with plantation shutters and a ceiling fan.
The lower level of the house is finished as nicely as the rest of the home and has a high ceiling with upgraded sound proofing insulation, recessed lighting, sliding glass doors with walk-out access leading to the backyard, the sixth bedroom, office space, tech smart media center, a full bathroom and additional storage space. The bedroom has two large windows with plantation shutters and two double door closets. The finished bathroom has an oversized shower with custom tile and a granite-topped double vanity.
The exterior of the home has been professionally landscaped with perennial plantings, shrubbery and has beautiful mature trees. The outdoor spaces of the home have been designed with entertaining in mind. The spaces can accommodate just family or a much larger gathering comfortably and in style. A gray toned paver patio features a built-in gas fire pit surrounded by Adorondack chairs. An extraordinarily finished Summer house with high beamed ceiling is screened in has a built-in granite bar with seating that opens to the outdoor kitchen, a large concrete topped dining table, a ceiling fan and a stone front gas fireplace with an outdoor television fastened above. The stone front outdoor kitchen is a space all cooks will admire, with a Kamado Joe ceramic grill, a 40 inch Blaze gas grill with 2 separate burners, a beverage refrigerator and storage. The home has a finished, attached 3- car garage with raised-panel overhead garage doors each with starburst window detail and automatic door openers, a side entrance door, and storage/workshop area.
Systems of the house include two natural gas-fired furnaces delivering forced hot air heating and central air conditioning with multiple zones, a security system, 300-ampere electrical service, water treatment system, well water, 6-bedroom septic system, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers, Sonos surround system and underground delivery of utilities to the home.
The property offers its owners the solitude within a community that supports an upscale lifestyle. It is located in the highly-desirable Cokesbury Park neighborhood in the western section of Tewksbury Township, minutes from Route 78 and only one hour’s drive from New York City. Tewksbury is one of the most prestigious areas of Hunterdon County and a town 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 private polo fields within the township. It is convenient to shopping, golf courses and country clubs (Hamilton Farm, Trump National, Fiddler’s Elbow), commuter highways (Interstate 78 and 287), NJ Transit trains and TransBridge Lines buses to New York City, and airports including Newark Liberty International Airport and smaller regional airports (Morristown Airport, Solberg Airport, Somerset Airport). The property is served by Tewksbury Elementary School (National Blue Ribbon School 2011), Old Turnpike Middle School, and Voorhees High School (National Blue Ribbon School 2015) and is near private schools (Willow School, Pingry, Gill-St. Bernard’s).