18 Main Street, Califon
This sunny four bedroom, three bathroom contemporary home is nestled on a private road, on over 3 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 entrance area welcomes guests and sets the tone of the sleek styling of this contemporary home by providing a vantage point for appreciating the central living space of the house — the living room with soaring ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, multiple sliding doors to a large deck along the back of the house, and wood floors. The foyer features slate tile floors and connects to the kitchen, living room, first-floor bedroom, full bathroom, upper level, and lower level of the home.
The spacious living room at the rear of the house connects to the kitchen and the foyer. It is open to the loft above and features hardwood floors, large windows, a wood-burning fireplace with brick surround, and a raised hearth. Two large windows set above sliding glass doors create a wall of windows overlooking the yard below. The sliders lead to the expansive outdoor wood deck.
The kitchen is oriented towards views of the home’s sylvan setting. It has wood floors and all stainless steel appliances, including a GE Profile refrigerator and electric range oven, and a Bosch dishwasher. A large butcher block topped center island adds tons of workspace and storage.
The first floor also features a bedroom with newer Berber carpeting and sliding glass doors leading to the back deck and direct access to the full bathroom. The bathroom has a large vanity with under cabinet storage, a tub shower, and ceramic a tile floor.
A two-car garage is accessed from the first floor of the home, where the kitchen and foyer are joined and is complemented by spacious parking areas to increase accessibility for daily living and when entertaining at the property.
The second floor with wall to wall Berber style carpeting features two of the four-bedrooms, a loft space, and another full bathroom. The master bedroom has direct access to the main bathroom, a large closet, and a deck overlooking the rear of the property. The other bedroom, currently being used as an office has accordion doors that open to the living room below, sliders to a private deck, two double windows looking out to the side yard, and a closet. A large loft space separates the two bedrooms and is filled with light from windows set high above and is open to the living room below. The bathroom which can be accessed from the Master bedroom and the loft has a vanity with storage, a tub/shower and tiled floor.
The finished lower level also has newer wall to wall Berber style carpeting and features the fourth bedroom, a full bathroom and a family room. This level with its privacy is suitlabe as a guest suite or multi-generational living. The focal point of the family room is the sliding glass doors that lead to a patio in the backyard. The fourth bedroom has a double window looking out to the back yard and an ample closet. The full bathroom has a vanity with under counter storage, a stall shower and ceramic tiled floor. There is also an unfinished section with a Bosch washer and dryer and the utilities.
Systems of the home include oil-fired baseboard heating, central air conditioning, 200 amp electrical service, 4-bedroom septic system, well water, smoke detectors, and a fire extinguisher.
The property is located in the heart of the historic village section of Califon Borough, near restaurants and cafes, schools, and shopping. Califon Borough is an area renowned for its natural beauty and recreational opportunities (e.g., run or bike on the Columbia Trail, fish for trout or swim in the Ken Lockwood Gorge, or enjoy the playground or playing fields in Califon Island Park) and village lifestyle. The property is served by the Califon School and Voorhees High School and is also convenient to private schools as well as golf courses (Fiddler’s Elbow, Beaver Brook, Hamilton Farm, Trump National), country clubs, commuter highways (Interstate 78 and 287 and State Highways, 22 and 31), buses to New York City, and trains to New York City, and airports including Newark Liberty International Airport and smaller regional airports.
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- Sunny contemporary
- Secluded setting
- Open floor plan
- First-floor bedroom and full bathroom
- Large deck overlooking the backyard
- Sliders to private deck off of MBR & Second bedroom
- Finished, walk-out lower level
- Short distance to town with restaurants and shopping