192 Mine Hill Road
Mount Olive Township, NJ
Listed by: Robin Eskind
This immaculate four bedroom custom home has a rare blend of elegance and warmth. The home is nestled on over an acre and set back from the road adding to the privacy yet it still benefits from being part of a larger neighborhood. The home’s interior features include a well-conceived floor plan that is open and flowing for entertaining while also practical for daily living. Thorough and detailed finishes accent the elegant simplicity of the architecture of the home and include many custom features including a formal foyer, hardwood floors throughout, extensive molding, and a large finished basement. The home’s plentiful custom windows bring tons of natural light into the home throughout the day.
The formal entrance to the home is accented by a lovely covered porch which gives the opportunity to sit and enjoy the property. Guests are welcomed into a foyer with high ceilings which are united with adjacent rooms by continuous hardwood flooring and open lines of sight to the other entertaining rooms in the home, including the living room, dining room, kitchen, and the first-floor office.
The spacious eat-in kitchen overlooks the views at the back of the property and features custom wood cabinetry, brushed nickel hardware, expansive countertops, and ceramic tile floor. The center island offers additional storage and workspace with cabinetry and countertops matching the rest of the kitchen, electric receptacles for using small appliances, and a breakfast bar. Appliances in the kitchen are all stainless steel. The eat-in area of the kitchen connects to the deck and backyard by way of sliding glass doors, enhancing the opportunities for indoor/outdoor entertaining in warmer months. The kitchen is open to the family room maintaining the open lines of sight that characterize the first floor of the home.
The family room features soaring ceilings, abundant natural light, and hardwood floors. The focal point of the room is a wood-burning fireplace with wood mantle and custom molding accented by two decorative windows flanking each side of the fireplace. A first-floor office/den and powder room can be accessed from the main foyer. The office features a double window overlooking the front yard and French doors which allow privacy from the rest of the home.
The large dining room features a double window overlooking the back of the property, a chair rail with decorative molding detail, crown molding along the ceiling, and hardwood floors. The room effortlessly accommodates a large table dining table and other furniture. It can be accessed from a decorative glass door from the kitchen or the living room.
The formal living room is on the opposite side of the foyer from the office. It features two large windows with transom windows above overlooking the front yard and two additional windows overlooking the side yard, hardwood floors, decorative moldings, and crown molding.
The laundry room is also conveniently located on the first floor and has access to the three car garage. The laundry room has built-in cabinets, a sink, and a built-in counter. The attached garage with additional storage has automatic door openers and room for storage.
A wide staircase leads to the second floor where the four bedrooms can be found. The spacious master bedroom suite features hardwood floors, a beautiful decorative window that brings in tons of light, a large walk-in closet, and an updated bathroom. The master bathroom features a jetted tub that sits under a large window overlooking the backyard, a double vanity, a glass-enclosed shower stall, and a separate toilet room.
The three additional bedrooms of the house are all on the second level of the home. Each is very generously-sized with hardwood floors and sun-filled windows overlooking the property. The main bathroom has a tub/shower and wooden sink vanity with granite counter.
The large, finished walkout basement adds another living space to the home and is finished with new carpeting. It is the perfect space for a playroom or recreation room and still has two large separate storage areas.
The Home has an automation system that allows the homeowners to monitor and control the home from remote locations. Additional systems of the home include all public utilities, 200-ampere electrical service, multi-zone central air conditioning, multi-zone forced hot air heating system, smoke detectors, and a fire extinguisher.
The exterior of the home is enhanced by landscaping beds surrounding the house and has mature perennial plantings and room to accommodate seasonal annuals. A wooden deck overlooks beautiful views of the sweeping lawn and wooded buffer areas.
The property is located in Mount Olive Township, in Morris County. The township offers residents a suburban feel and is convenient to many activities. The township supports an active youth sports program that includes cheerleading, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, basketball, track, cross country, wrestling, volleyball, and baseball teams. Nearby outdoor recreation areas include Budd Lake, Turkey Brook Park, Vasa Park, and many hiking trails including the White and Braille Trails. It is served by Mount Olive School District, including Mount Olive High School which was recently named one of the best high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report. The township is convenient to commuter highways (Routes 206, 46 and Interstate 80).