139 Mt. Grove Road, Lebanon Township
A winding driveway leads to this sunny three-bedroom, three bathroom contemporary home nestled on a secluded lot, on almost 5 acres. The home is oriented to maximize privacy and appreciation of its natural setting. It is perfect for a buyer looking for a property that is not only distinctive in its style but 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 bring natural light into the rooms throughout the day.
The entry area welcomes guests and sets the tone of the sleek styling of this contemporary home. The foyer features a double coat closet with tons of storage enclosed with sliding barn doors and connects to the kitchen, living room, dining area, full bathroom, and home’s upper level.
The house’s central living space is the living room that connects to the kitchen and dining area and is open to the loft space above. It features hardwood floors, a wall of five floor-to-ceiling windows that look out into the trees and backyard below, a wood-burning fireplace with stone surround, and a raised hearth.
The spacious kitchen is the heart of the home and is oriented towards views of the backyard’s natural beauty. It features custom cherry cabinetry, granite countertops with an undermount stainless steel double sink with gooseneck spray faucet, decorative tile backsplash, and a large center island workspace with accent lighting and granite countertop with cabinets and countertops matching the rest of the kitchen. Stainless steel appliances include a five-burner Fratelli Onofri gas range with double oven and hood, KitchenAid dishwasher, and a KitchenAid French door refrigerator with freezer drawer. The eat-in area with windows all around easily accommodates a large round table and has a soaring wood plank ceiling. A wood-burning fireplace set into a wall of white brick makes this a favorite spot in the house.
The formal dining area is located on the other side of the living room and has views of the deck, which can be accessed through sliding glass doors.
The first floor also features the master bedroom suite and has white wood paneling, a high ceiling, and a skylight. There is a double closet and two sets of double windows. The master bathroom has a vanity with storage and a stall shower.
A two-car garage is accessed from the first floor of the home and is complemented by a spacious parking area to increase accessibility for daily living and when entertaining at the property.
The second floor also has hardwood floors and features two of the three bedrooms, a loft space, and another full bathroom. Both bedrooms have high ceilings, two windows, and ample closet space. A large loft space with a high ceiling separates the two bedrooms and is filled with light from windows set high above and is open to the living room below. The bathroom has a stall shower, a vanity with storage below, and a high ceiling.
The finished lower level walks out to the backyard and features a recreation room, an exercise area, and a wood-burning stove. There is also an unfinished section with a laundry area, additional storage, and the utilities.
Systems of the home include multi-zone oil-fired baseboard hot water heating, multi-zone central air conditioning, 200 amp electrical service, 4-bedroom septic system, well water, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and a fire extinguisher.
The home has wood siding and an asphalt shingle roof. A two-car garage and is located on the lower level of the home. There are two decks, one in the back of the house and one to the side of the house both provide views of the property and listen to the sounds of the meandering brook below. There is a large fire-pit area with ample seating on the side yard. Perfect for s’mores in the summer and a cozy fire when the weather is cool. A large shed is used for additional storage.
The property is located in Lebanon Township, minutes from schools, downtown historic Califon, and Routes 78 and 22. Nearby outdoor recreation areas include Ken Lockwood Gorge, the Columbia Trail, and the Teetertown Ravine and Natural Preserve. Fishing, hunting (by permit), hiking, camping, and picnicking are all popular Teetertown activities among the locals. The Lebanon Township School District provides education for residents of Lebanon Township in Kindergarten through eighth grade at Township district schools. Valley View Elementary School serves students in grades Kindergarten to four, and the Woodglen School serves students in grades fifth through eighth. Public school students residing in Lebanon Township grades 9-12 attend Voorhees High School, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. By car, Lebanon Township is approximately 90 minutes to NYC, 45 minutes to Newark, and 60 minutes to Trenton.
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- Sunny contemporary
- Secluded setting
- Open floor plan
- First-floor bedroom and full bathroom
- Two decks overlooking the property
- Two fireplaces and a woodburning stove
- Finished, walk-out lower level
- Short distance to town with restaurants and shopping
- Minutes from Routes 78 and 22