5 Lenore Road
Listed by: Robin Eskind
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This thoughtfully updated, sunny, four bedroom, two and a half bathroom contemporary ranch is sited back from the road on over 3 acres in a cul-de-sac neighborhood. Oriented to maximize privacy and appreciation of its natural setting, this home is perfect for a buyer who is looking for a property which is not only distinctive in its style but also designed with an ideal balance between its open floor plan and private spaces inside and out.
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. Generously-sized windows, recessed lighting, and skylights bring natural and supplemental light into the rooms throughout the day.
The entrance foyer is lined with tongue-in-groove cedar planking and welcomes guests and sets the tone of the sleek styling of this contemporary home. The foyer features hardwood floors and connects to the kitchen, living room, and four bedrooms all on the upper level of the home.
The updated eat-in kitchen features maple cabinets which offer ample storage, granite countertops, a tumbled stone backsplash in earth-toned colors, stainless steel appliances, including a French door refrigerator with double drawers, range with double oven and dishwasher. A large, high skylight in the center of the kitchen floods the space with natural light. The adjacent dining room has space for a large dining table and other furniture and overlooks the front and side yard of the property. The living room features a built-in entertainment center that can hold a large television, speakers and cabinets with plenty of storage. Windows. Additionally, access to a large outdoor deck overlooking the private wooded property, and a wood-burning fireplace with floor-to-ceiling fieldstone stone surround and ra both accent the home’s rustic, natural setting.
The master bedroom suite features a double closet, large windows overlookingthe expansive views of the rear of the property, an updated en suite bathroom in neutral tones has a glass doored stall shower which adds to the contemporary feel of the home. Three additional bedrooms are on the same level and each has its own ceiling fan. The main bathroom is located near the secondary bedrooms and has a tub/shower.
A recently-renovated large family room on the lower level adds another living space to the home. The family room features recessed lighting and a new slate floor with radiant heat that provides comfort throughout the colder months. Another fireplace with a wood burning stove insert features a floor-to-ceiling natural fieldstone surround. The same natural fieldstone covers the front of a large open bar area with stainless steel sink, extensive counters & under-cabinet storage. Large windows with a deep set sill overlook the wooded backyard and a door leads from this level to the backyard. The laundry room completes the lower level and has access to the garage. A storage area, laundry room, powder room & garage complete the downstairs.
The exterior of the home has been updated with new hardy-plank siding, wood shutters, windows and gutters. The systems of the home include oil-fired baseboard heating, central air conditioning, 200 amp electrical service, 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.