444 Whiton Road
Listed by: Robin Eskind
This classic, updated, four bedroom Colonial home is set back from the road in a desirable neighborhood on 1.8 park-like acres. The 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 new paver walkway and stone steps leading to a foyer with tiled floor. The entrance foyer connects to the living room, and family room. The living room with two windows overlooking the front yard has a ceiling fan and ample space for gathering. The family room features a brick front wood burning fireplace with wood mantle, hardwood floors, and four large windows with plantation shutters overlooking the front yard. The dining room which connects to the family room has windows overlooking the back and side yards. It too features hardwood floors and opens into the eat-in kitchen. The eat-in kitchen with tiled floor has custom wood cabinetry, brushed nickel hardware, granite countertops, tumbled stone backsplash, both recessed and pendant lighting. Appliances in the kitchen include a stainless steel Frigidaire Professional French door refrigerator and gas range oven with overhead microwave, and a Samsung dishwasher. The kitchen connects to the laundry room, and has sliding glass doors leading to the large deck overlooking the backyard. The laundry room has access to the garage and the large second floor bonus room. It features a Samsung washer and a Maytag dryer, a utility sink and additional cabinetry for storage.
A favorite room in the house is the large bonus room, it’s the perfect space for a private guest room, au pair suite or simply a recreation room.
The entertaining spaces of the home are completely separate from the private living spaces with all of the four bedrooms located on the second floor. The master bedroom features a walk-in closets and an updated en-suite bathroom.
Like the master bedroom, the home’s three additional bedrooms all feature hardwood floors, closets, and copious natural light throughout the day.
The partially finished daylight basement with access to backyard adds additional living space to the home. The systems of the home include, forced hot air heating fueled by natural gas, central air conditioning, 200 ampere electrical service, public water, public sewer, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and a fire extinguisher.
One of the best features of the house is the parklike setting of the backyard. It is open and level with several mature trees and both perennial and annual plantings. The maintenance free deck is the perfect spot for dining or simply enjoying the beautiful backyard. The attached, two car garage is suitable for storage of cars on the main level of the home and provides additional storage.
This move-in ready property is located in the Neshanic Township section of Branchburg Township, in Somerset County, an area renowned for its natural beauty, deep history and relaxed quality of life. It is convenient to both private schools and the public school district, shopping, restaurants, golf courses, country clubs, commuter highways (Interstates 202, 287 and 78), buses and trains to New York City, and airports including Newark Liberty International Airport and smaller regional airports.