The Rushbrook enclave is known for spacious homes of distinction and this tudor-style residence, clad in stone, is perhaps the most picturesque of them all. Perched on a wide lot just shy of 3.5 acres, it is wrapped in woodsy privacy on three sides. Renowned Barsky Builders, skilled at creating custom spaces that make entertaining easier and everyday life a bit more indulgent, did not hold back on architectural features. A corbeled archway in the foyer and a recessed oval ceiling in the dining room make a striking impression, but such details are not just for formal rooms. The open Great room off the gourmet kitchen awes with a rounded two-story window and a paneled wall to match. While a sunroom lined with French doors and fanlights sparkles with light, the adjacent library's rich wood paneling and coffered ceiling are completely enveloping. Seven bedrooms all have custom closets, including the decadent master with double sided dressing room. On the lower level, a gym with sauna, home theater, and wine cellar radiate from an open party room.
Prepare yourself and come equipped for this Princeton Palace will evoke romance and reveal breathtaking inspiration at every turn. This majestic home is marked by a taste for symmetry and proportion, based on the classical architecture of Greece and Rome. The private luxurious retreat sits at the top of the cul-de-sac. Enter through an automatic gated entrance to a private enclave of 6 homes, in the most prestigious Jasna Polana Estates. Your new home is an all-brick custom built home, sitting a stones throw from the Jasna Polana Golf Course, situated on 230 acres of breathtaking countryside. TPC Jasna Polana redefines the private club experience-boasting an award-winning championship golf course designed by the legendary Gary Player, who was the inspiration for 8 Players Lane. Entering this home is a cinematic experience. It will feel like time slows down as you open the door to your home, revealing a Grand Staircase that butterflies to upper and lower levels. Step onto detailed oak floors and begin your journey through the home. Take notice of the broad windows and door casements, crown and base moldings that details what master craftsmanship is capable of. Each bedroom has a private bath decorated with exotic marble. You cannot understate what the Master Bathroom has to offer. When feeling romantic, light the fireplace, and place your wine glasses down on the adjoining over-sized jetted tub or take time for yourself and relax in your Sauna. Gordon Ramsey himself would be impressed by the fully-equipped kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, granite counter-tops and formal/informal dining spaces that open into the family area hosting one of six custom carved wooden fireplaces, accomplishing a highly desirable open floor plan. The dramatic focal point of the main level are views of your outdoor tropical oasis from all rooms in the house, featuring in-ground pool with waterfall and hot tub, heavily wooded lot for privacy, and covered blue stone patio. Enter your additional living space downstairs with entry from either wing of your home. This fully finished basement is entertainment at its finest, with wine bar, theater, workout room, Tuscan-tiled wine cellar, and billiard room with custom wood paneling. An additional bedroom and full bath is perfect for use as an in-law suite, au pair suite and much more! This home is perfectly located from the heart of downtown Princeton, minutes from I-95, and Bristol-Meyers Squibb.
What gives this Hodge Road house its undeniable air of dignity? Perhaps it's the leaded windows accented with stained glass, the paneled wood doors with hefty wrought iron hardware or the solid stone walls built from the very same material used for Princeton University's world-famous buildings, which happen to be just a half-mile away. Since its completion nearly 100 years ago, five generations have lived happily under its slate roof. From the gleaming oak and Mercer tile floors to the coved and coffered ceilings, every inch within has been lovingly maintained. The main hall, crowd-friendly formal rooms and paneled library remain as warm and welcoming as they've always been, while the kitchen and former servant's spaces have been modernized and opened up to create a large, laidback gathering area with French doors. Stretching out from the terrace, half shaded by flowering wisteria, a deep lawn edged with perrenials culminates in a koi pond, once the site of a picture-perfect wedding. One of two side lawns hosts the aqua-blue pool. Enjoy water's thereputic benefits any time of year in the intimate garden room with trickling fountain. On the second floor, there are three marble-tiled bathrooms serving six bedrooms, many with fireplaces and terrace access, plus the laundry room and a linen room lined with built-ins. A separate apartment is completely updated, wonderful for a nanny, caretaker or extended-stay guests. Untapped space in the full attic and basement can accommodate any unmet needs. Original amenities, like the telephone booth and hand-cranked firewood haul, may spark conversation about bygone days, but this house is prepped for the latest systems and ready to serve the next five generations with distinction and grace. Owner is NJ Licensed Real Estate Agent.
Sitting on a knoll atop the Princeton Ridge, this lovely home takes it's cues from the French countryside. Highly customized details throughout create one-of-a-kind spaces with sophistication and elegance. Venetian plaster, hand-painted finishes and Cotswold stone tiles beautifully complement the foyer. The soaring living room and gallery is the home's crown jewel with a spiraling staircase, limestone fireplace and columned arches, a motif repeated throughout the home and entertainment terraces. Morning sun lights the Christopher Peacock kitchen and 300-year hand-made French tiles, which open to a great room with a second limestone fireplace. A butler's pantry and 1,000-bottle wine cellar beckon to entertain under the dining room's beautifully detailed ceiling. An au pair suite, guest suite and library, are totally separate from four upstairs bedrooms. All of the bathrooms are sparkling and tastefully timeless, including the master suite with hand-painted furniture-style vanities. Impeccably maintained, this home is in move-in condition.
The graceful, old-world atmosphere of this Tudor home is totally in keeping with its prestigious address in Princeton's Western section. Rooms of elegance and style are highlighted by lustrous wood and bluestone flooring, barrel vaulted and beamed cathedral ceilings, and decorative cast plaster moldings. Casual and formal living rooms sit beside one another, each with a fireplace, and separated by a wine room and an elevator that connects 3 floors. The library links via an arched door to a private courtyard. Both a butler pantry and the pro-style kitchen open into the inviting family room and formal dining. Designed with fitness in mind, the lower level features a gym and half bath. Two upper floors are devoted to peaceful rest with lovely en suite bedrooms. His and her bathrooms in the master suite are geared to pampering with heated floors, a jetted tub, and marble steam shower. Two professionally designed dressing closets are luxuriously outfitted. In the garden, awash with greenery, find specimen plantings and a 4-car garage.
Noted 19th century architect, Richard Morris Hunt, perhaps most famous for designing The Breakers in Newport, R.I. and the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, is the artist behind this breathtaking Library Place estate. Built in the 1880's as a gift to a Princeton Seminary dignitary, this grand home has been beautifully brought into modern day living and is ideally located a block from town center, close to McCarter Theater and the Dinky train. A symphony of period details sing through 3 floors and 6+ bedrooms, warm with original hardwoods, 9 fireplaces, and natural light flowing through over-height windows. Ceiling heights soar with 11.5 ft. on the first floor, 10.4 ft. on the second floor and 8.6 ft. on the third floor. Very gracious formal rooms like the library, dining room, and living room, are dramatic with high ceilings, intricate ceiling medallions, and exquisite millwork that includes chestnut pocket doors. The spirit of the home is modernized in the renovated dream kitchen, anchored by a gazebo breakfast room addition with 360 degrees of windows; a 2-sided fieldstone fireplace connects to the family room and a wet bar. Completely repointed, the brick facade perfectly counterpoints the expansiveness of its manicured corner lot.
Taking inspiration from 19th century architectural elegance, and complete with every conceivable amenity, this remarkable custom home is gracefully set on 3+ tree-lined acres, backing to Woodfield Reservation. A majestic, barrel-vaulted entrance hall with side-by-side staircases introduces grandly-scaled rooms, great for entertaining and elevated by soaring ceilings, handsome millwork, luminous stone and tile, and 4 fireplaces. Transomed French doors open onto terraces and patios from nearly every room, including a monumental living room with a natural limestone fireplace, a sunlit music room, and an expansive gourmet kitchen open to a beamed Great Room and breakfast room. 6 stunning bedroom suites include baths glistening with mosaics and stone, including the breathtaking master, which includes a palatial master bath and boutique-sized walk-in closet, plus a huge, vaulted, skylit suite on the top floor. An incredible lower entertainment level houses a gym, full kitchen and lounge, game room, screening room and 2 full baths, 5 car garage.
Incomparable craftsmanship. Historic significance. Modern convenience. Restored for the 21st Century: The Drumthwacket Garden House Historic charm meets modern luxury at the Drumthwacket Garden House, one of six original outbuildings of Moses Taylor Pyne's 300-acre Drumthwacket estate. Today, the estate's main house serves as New Jersey's governor's mansion, while a masterful, award-winning restoration has transformed the Garden House into a fresh interpretation of an English Arts and Crafts-style country manor. Dominated by an impressive 40-foot tower that blends seamlessly with a brick privacy wall running the length of the property, this masonry and timber masterpiece by early 20th-century Princeton architect Raleigh Gildersleeve boasts exquisite period details and irreplaceable craftsmanship surrounded by mature plantings and extensive perennial gardens. Inside, a wood paneled Great Hall with 11-foot ceilings and full-length arched windows overlooks a vine-covered pergola amidst manicured grounds. Distinguished by wide plank hardwoods, gracefully arched windows and doorways, and a majestic fireplace, this massive room has hosted many large-scale events, but functions just as well as an intimate gathering place. A modern country kitchen and adjoining family room provide a warm and welcoming center for living and entertaining, while first and second floor master suites with glass-tiled en suite baths complement a three-bedroom, two-bath upstairs wing along a sun-filled gallery. In the tower, upstairs and downstairs libraries provide ideal spaces for reading and reflection. Above the kitchen wing, a bedroom and bath with a separate staircase might easily make a private space for maid, nanny, or visiting relatives. In the basement, there's a climate-controlled wine cellar, while just a short walk outside lies a semi-detached entertainment cottage with half-bath and bar. Beautiful design. Incomparable craftsmanship. Historic significance. Modern convenience. The Drumthwacket Garden House combines all of these in a livable, comfortable, unique home fully equipped for today's living. owner is NJ Licensed Real Estate Agent.
On a quiet street in Princeton's coveted Western Section, within walking distance to Palmer Square, Grant Homes has just completed construction on a luxurious courtyard estate home befitting of the home's gracious setting. The 6,584 square feet of living space includes 1,979 square feet in the beautifully finished lower level, which includes an additional bedroom and full bath, family room, game room and gym. The main level features an open living concept, with a gourmet kitchen that opens to an expansive great room. The kitchen features a center, eat-in island with walnut and quartz tops, a custom copper range hood with stainless steel straps and decorative molding, Wolf/SubZero appliances and a whimsical yet practical walnut banquette table with custom, built-in seating in a bay window. A barn door lends a rustic and distinctly of-the-moment flair to the pantry. The great room is anchored by a wood-burning fireplace of generous proportions. A bar area with a wine / beverage refrigerator makes au pret hospitality a breeze. The family den with a dramatic, vaulted ceiling lies beyond the great room, while the office and library form their own wing of the main level. Upstairs , the master suite has two walk-in closets and a luxurious master bath with an oversized shower, soaking tub, dual custom vanities and heated floors. A second en suite bedroom, two additional bedrooms sharing a Jack-and-Jill bath, and a laundry room complete the second level. Impeccable craftsmanship, unbeatable location, unrivaled amenities, 70 Lafayette Road provides all three in equal measure.
This stunning custom home offers three levels of perfection on a manicured haven of over an acre in the beloved enclave of Edgerstoune. Feel cocooned from the outside world beside a sparkling swimming pool, two bluestone patios with an outdoor fireplace, lush gardens, and sport court. Professionally decorated interiors speak with a luxurious elegance in bespoke millwork, hardwoods, and fine finishes, from a gracious entrance hall, coffered dining room and library, and a family room framed in a fireplace and French doors. A gourmet kitchen fulfills the chef's dreams with two complementary colors of granite and cabinets, a 6-burner Viking range, wet bar...the list goes on! An office suite pinch-hits for guests, who will be thrilled to visit the lower level's full-service kitchen, mirrored gym, bath - even a suite for sleepovers. Upstairs, a wide loft has built-in desks - a fantastic space for the younger set. 4 bedrooms include a majestic, multi-room master suite, complete with a boutique-style walk-in and a shoe closet. Moments to Nassau Street.
In the heart of a wonderfully established Princeton neighborhood, 4+ gated acres vibrant with century-old tulip and oak trees, masses of rhododendrons, and stone terraces encircle this completely renovated Arts and Crafts home, mere moments from the train, downtown Princeton, and top public and private schools that include its esteemed University. Day-to-day comfort and impressive entertaining are both easily handled, thanks to thoughtful updates like upgraded electrical and HVAC, a state-of-the-art kitchen, stunning baths, game room and gym - all accomplished without sacrificing the home's hallmark craftsmanship: commissioned Mercer tile floors, a magazine-featured foyer ceiling, and incredible work by local craftsmen. There's no need to get in the car to have a memorable day: simply gather friends and loved ones around the pool, invite neighbors to a pick-up game on the sport courts, and then relax and refuel in the matching pool house. Everyone can stay the night: 6 bedrooms and 5 full baths ensure privacy and room for all. 4-car garage
Ten minutes from Princeton's historic downtown, an elegant gated estate awaits its next owner. Set amidst nearly 8 acres of rolling lawns dotted with specimen trees and masterfully planted flower beds to provide color for every season, are the restored main house (a portion dates to the early 1700's, built by Quaker contemporaries of William Penn), a carriage house and 2-bedroom cottage, trellises to support old grape vines anxd wisteria,~a bountiful vegetable garden and pool, gazebo and tennis court. Inside, deep window sills, multiple fireplaces and expertly crafted millwork hint at the home's heritage. Former owners, among them Princeton University Dean Christian Gauss, mentor to F. Scott Fitzgerald, expanded on that gracious legacy. With an eye toward modern living,~the current owners added a master bedroom suite with spa bath; two-story library with fireplace, floor-to-ceiling shelves with rolling ladder and spiral staircase; private office wing and cook's kitchen, all accented by teak and mahogany hand-carved panels and beams from Thailand.
Every home assumes some portion of the history of those who have lived within its walls. This residence bears, with honor, the indelible mark of its philanthropic owner, who for 66 of his generous 100 years, effected landmark changes, locally and nationally, in scholarship and justice. Viewed through that lens, this parcel of real estate, in Princeton's coveted and venerable western section, is truly iconic. The property was part of the original Morven estate, developed at the beginning of the last century. Noted, then, as a double lot, the parcel consists of nearly a full acre of prime land. The house is a classic Tudor, often referred to as a Wilson Tudor in deference to the architectural preference of another original Morven property owner, Woodrow Wilson. Stylistic details, such as leaded windows, slate roofing, and a romantic balcony, have been well maintained or appropriately renewed. A tiled entryway opens to a foyer with access to the expansive living room, a powder room, and coat room. Beyond is a large sunlit library with fireplace, built-in shelves, and adjoining sitting area. A separate entrance to the side yard and the circular drive is provided by French doors, giving these rooms some versatility as a working office. The kitchen, with an additional side entrance and renovated pantry, a gracious dining room, and sunroom opening to a bluestone terrace, grace the back of the house. Formal gardens with specimen roses, and meandering walkways, dominate this portion of the backyard. On the second floor are four spacious bedrooms, each with its own full bath, plus a studio, nearby powder room, and linen storage corridor. Included is a generous main bedroom suite with dressing area, TV/exercise room and a renovated bath. Under the eaves, on the third floor, original bedrooms now serve as a playroom, a studio with tree-top and garden views, an office, and large storage spaces. A full dry basement with game room and outside access, plus a detached 2-car garage and carport, complete this inspirational property.
Luxury town home living in the prestigious Residences at Palmer Square. Entry foyer leads to spacious living and dining rooms, with adjacent kitchen perfect for entertaining. The chef's kitchen features built-in Viking appliances and designer selected granite and natural stone. The second level is devoted to the master suite. Also on this floor is the den and laundry room. The third level offers two en-suite bedrooms. The forth level's upon sunlit loft can be an additional bedroom, spacious home office or media room. An additional bathroom is on this level. The elevator services all levels, plus the full unfinished basement. There is a powder room on the main level for convenience. Images and virtual tour represent several models available at The Residences At Palmer Square. Sales office is located at 22 Paul Robeson Place.
On one of the Western Section's most prestigious streets, an impeccable renovation and addition bring this grand turn of the century residence into today, while still honoring its magnificent Gothic style and romantic architectural details. Brilliant stonework, multiple fireplaces, and substantial millwork add soul to amenity-rich spaces designed for the serious cook and entertainer. Spend fireside evenings in an elegant study and living room. Transomed French doors unite the dining room with a 3-season porch and bluestone patio. A gloriously redone kitchen, the heart of this home, mixes elegant marble and granite with custom and antique furniture-style cabinetry; sage green and a graceful arch echo in a cathedral family room lined with beams and bookcases. 3 bedroom suites with fireplaces comprise the 2nd floor, including a gracious master - its sitting room wrapped in cherry cabinetry and a wide window seat. On the private 3rd floor, a full bath is centered on an antique clawfoot tub, serving 2 bedrooms and a playroom/media room, perfect for teen-agers.
Only nineteen years old, this meticulously maintained, one-of-a-kind Arts and Craft style home with five bedrooms and five full and one half baths is secluded from the main road and located in the heart of Princeton's Western section. Pride of ownership is offered here from original owners/master gardeners. Enjoy peaceful relaxation surrounded by chemical-free rolling lawn, numerous gardens, flowering shrubs, and majestic trees, all cared for organically without traditional pesticides. Countless architectural details and top-quality amenities throughout add value and eye-pleasing design. Upon entering, feel the immediate warm and harmonious ambiance with gleaming hardwood floors, many custom built-ins, glass door knobs, decorative moldings, wainscoting, and arched doorways. Everything a cook could want in a kitchen is found here, beginning with beautiful mahogany cabinetry, granite counters, expansive center island, and high-tech/high functioning appliances. Charming living room with fireplace and gracious formal dining room boast multiple French doors opening to a trellised veranda with beautiful views of the ornamental grounds and pathways. Centrally located family room and library/music room both feature fireplaces. Upstairs Master bedroom suite, situated for privacy, is a soothing oasis of special comforts at the day's end. A blissfully serene standalone tub, his/hers sinks, water closet, separate shower, completely fitted custom closet, cozy sitting area, and gas fireplace will melt away a busy day's stress. Four other ample-sized bedrooms with three full baths await restful nights. Office/studio/loft area is perfect for many uses, including as an au-pair suite, and the back stairs descend to a laundry/mud room with full bath for modern-day convenience. Finished basement with outside access is loaded with extras and is a must-see. Additional features include 3 car garage, 3 zone HVAC, central vac, six-panel wood doors, floored attic space, whole house gas generator (2013), cedar roof (2013), four-sided brick exterior, outdoor sprinkler system, and Northeast-facing position.
H.G. Duffield, class of 1881 at Princeton University and its storied treasurer, would be proud to see the refined updates of his home, capturing the beauty of yesteryear while integrating the luxuries of today. This Western Section residence is full of original details that unfold across three floors. Yet today's comforts have been perfectly incorporated including a kitchen and family room renovation and an updated master bath. Six bedrooms, a playroom, and an office span the upper levels reached via sun-infused stairs. The first floor is defined by old-world entertaining spaces including a library, a fireside living room with a screened porch, and a banquet-style dining room. The family room incorporates a casual eating area, built-in media cabinet, and doors to the large fenced yard with a tucked-away pool. The kitchen is a cook's delight showcasing an island, Wolf range, and pretty glass cabinetry. A powder room services this floor and 3 full baths serve ancillary bedrooms. The owner's suite pampers with a spa bath, dual walk-ins, and a dressing room. A nearby study with fireplace is ready for a variety of uses. All of this with immediate proximity to downtown Princeton, Princeton University and nearly everything life in our coveted town has to offer.
There's a soul-soothing atmosphere to this tranquil, tree-lined corner of Princeton, amid Stony Brook's gentle rush, the soft twitter of birds, and over 2 acres of plantings and privacy. Inside, this inspiring estate lifts the spirits with 4 fireplaces, hardwoods, and natural light that infuses every corner, as all rooms turn their focus to the beautiful outdoors. Anchoring casual spaces is the recently renovated chef's kitchen, luxurious with marble counters and a pull-up peninsula, glass tile, and stainless appliances that include a fine Wolf range and a pot filler. A stretch of glass doors frame a deck, wooded views, and a fieldstone-encircled swimming pool, splashed by waterfalls. Keep an eye on guests in the adjoining fireside Great Room with a wet bar, and French doors to a courtyard-style bluestone patio. An added mudroom organizes it all with a walk-in pantry, built-in cubbies and shelving, and 1 of 2 powder rooms. Vaulted ceilings, French doors to the patio, an attached office, and an ethereal new bathroom done in white marble create a master retreat. A window seat duo and bookcases make the upstairs landing feel more like a library; the open loft space is perfect for homework or movies - relaxing spaces for 4 additional en suite bedrooms each with its own bath, including one with recent updates and another fully renovated. There's no end to the amenities in the walk-out lower level: mirrored gym, wine cellar, full bath?the list goes on! Come see this spectacular offering, located just above the fray but only 3.4 miles to downtown Princeton!
Embraced by a circular drive, elegant swimming pool, and almost 2 manicured acres bursting with color and texture, this impressive 1926 colonial is a warm and noble presence in Princeton's long-admired Western Section. This original Rolf Bauhan design, with thoughtful improvements by Pierre Coutin, has a lovely balance of intimate and entertaining areas, trimmed in exquisite period millwork, four fireplaces, and French doors. An airy entrance hall with front-to-back light introduces lofty ceilings, and fans to grand dining and living rooms, a mahogany-sheathed library, and a circular conservatory that dazzles with light. A glass atrium enfolds a spiral staircase to a gym and rec room. Beautiful terra cotta tiles lie underfoot in the butler's pantry, spacious kitchen, and an expansive family room awash with natural light from skylights and broad expanses of glass that frame the grounds. A lyrical staircase curves toward 5 bedrooms and an office on 2 floors. Moments away, Princeton's downtown beckons with fine shops, restaurants, and theaters.
Giving the enchanting impression of a modern chateau, this custom Princeton home is a dreamy blend of solitude and sociability, nestled in a cul-de-sac enclave of just three estates, surrounded by old growth trees and rolling lawns for complete privacy, yet less than 10 minutes from Palmer Square. Arched doorways, marble-framed gas fireplaces, and gleaming hardwoods draw a graceful thread through incredibly spacious, sun-burnished rooms perfect for entertaining. A dramatic entrance hall with a split butterfly staircase fans to gracious living and dining rooms, a fireside Great Room airy with columns, sky-high windows, and a pair of atrium doors to the tree-lined backyard; a "Neff" eat-in kitchen delights with everything on the chef's wish list: yards of granite, huge pull-up island, fine stainless appliances, and a nearby walk-in pantry/office. 5 bedroom suites with beautifully tiled baths include one on the 1st floor, an in-law wing, and the incredible master with a fireplace, room-sized closet, cupola-topped study, and private balcony. 3-car garage.
Even walls of stone can not contain the Old World romance radiating from this storied Princeton home on a coveted corner in the Institute area. Crushed stone paths, sculpted boxwoods and the melodious splash of a fountain mimic the sights and sounds of a European country villa and the ambiance only swells once you're under the Spanish tile roof. Built in 1920 for Princeton University professor and friend of Albert Einstein, Charles McClure, the house features plaster walls, wrought iron detailing and Juliet balconies. In recent years, legendary architect Bob Bennett renovated the spaces for better functionality and repurposed a guest house as the new main level master wing complete with separate dressing rooms leading to a luxurious limestone bath. Entertaining spaces include the barrel vaulted living room with a monumental fireplace and equally impressive arched window. From the balcony above, Einstein is said to have serenaded fellow guests on his violin. Through carved wooden doors, the dining room is large enough to hold two tables at once, while still inviting intimate conversation. Antique boulangerie-style doors decorate a walk-in pantry off the kitchen, which has side-by-side Sub Zeros adjacent a glass-front china cupboard spanning the length of a wall. The breakfast and family rooms are warm and open. High-end embellishments pepper every room. Even the powder room has upholstered walls and an antique vanity. The upper floor comprises an open sitting room, three more bedrooms and two baths. Despite its Old World looks, the house is fully wired and modernized with a discreetly attached garage.
A classic Princeton home combining timeless architecture, in-town neighborhood and an expansive 1.3 acre lot. On one of the Western Section's most prized streets, this stone Georgian home offers incredible versatility for today's lifestyle. The welcoming center hall leads to a grand living room, sunlit conservatory, walnut paneled library and elegant dining room. Exceptional details include quarter sawn oak floors and federal glass window panes. A well planned addition creates a spacious kitchen with French doors opening to a patio and a covered breezeway leading to a studio and attached garages. On the second floor are 6 bedrooms and 5 baths including a master suite with barrel vault ceiling, fireplace, spacious bathroom and a balcony overlooking the sunny backyard. The finished third floor adds a bathroom, storage, and additional rooms. The lower level has a wine cellar, storage and loads of potential. At the rear of the lot is a 4 car carriage house with a 2bedroom/1bath apartment above. A rare combination of stateliness, light-filled spaces and beautiful land.
This gracious home has been totally updated and presides over rambling, leafy grounds. A sprawling home with a welcome intimacy thanks to its Lew Barber updated interior, there are upgrades galore and it is absolutely turn-key! Five bedrooms and comfortable living spaces are decorated with rich finishes, including mahogany accents, pocket and telescoping doors, and wood-beamed ceilings, giving every room its own distinct feel. Yet, there's an ambiance of symmetry here. Formal spaces connect to an expansive sunroom with wet bar. The master also opens to the sunroom and contains a 5-star bath, organized dressing closets, home gym, study, and terrace. In the crowd-friendly kitchen, find a smart mingling of top-notch appliances, generous storage, and plenty of counter space to whip up a meal. Though fit for entertaining on any scale, this home was designed for the rough and tumble of everyday life. The finished basement has zones for homework, storage, and fun. Outside, terraces overlook lushly landscaped grounds with a playhouse and 2 outbuildings.
Rare Opportunity to own a Stunning 5 Bedroom, 6.5 Bath Custom Home with one of the Best Lots in Princeton! Set on a 3.42 Acre Wooded Lot, in Princeton's Littlebrook Area, this Custom Built Home offers Quality of Construction with tremendous attention to detail and an open floor plan with spacious and elegant spaces for living and entertaining. A dramatic two story entrance foyer showcases the elegant Living and Dining Rooms and sets the stage for the expansive, stunning, state of the art Gourmet Kitchen with cabinets galore that seamlessly flows into the light filled Family room. An incredible Master Bedroom suite with a sumptuous Master Bath continue to showcase the craftsmanship of this Builder, as do the additional 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths on the second floor, plus a study with a full bath on the first floor. Full finished basement including an au pair suite with full bath and recreation room. With 9 ft ceilings, detailed millwork, wood floors, custom cabinets, beautiful stone counters, and recessed lighting throughout, this home offers luxury and comfort like no other. This Custom Home is also within walking distance to Littlebrook Elementary School, which Niche rated #1 in NJ! Whether you linger a while to take in the glorious surroundings of your new home or go to Downtown Princeton to take in the array of arts and culture, museums and theater, restaurants and shopping, YOU WILL BE IN A HOME AND A LOCATION LIKE NO OTHER! (NOTE: Pictures are from a similar home built in Summit, NJ which depicts the style and quality of construction for 109 Littlebrook Road.)
Welcome to 551 Lake Drive, one of the most impressive lake homes in Princeton. Situated on 0.73 acres and 125 lineal feet along the water this is a rare opportunity to live on one of few lots that offers unobstructed views of Carnegie Lake. It has been meticulously renovated and architecturally redesigned to provide an open floor plan with large custom windows offering unparalleled panoramic water views from almost every room in the home. A personal oasis welcomes you as soon as you enter with an elegant living room overlooking the lake though floor to ceiling sliding doors. Perfectly situated at the heart of the home is the gourmet kitchen with custom Bookhaven cabinets and counter tops made of Ceasar Stone and Marble. The kitchen is open to the sunroom and a dining area with access to the courtyard. The main floor also offers three large bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a powder room. There is a laundry area conveniently located on each side of the house, one close to the kitchen and one by the bedrooms. Your private master suite sits alone on the second floor overlooking the lake. The master bathroom is tastefully renovated with custom cabinets and an oversized rain shower. For additional space the above ground basement is finished with a sitting area with windows towards the lake, and a large rec room with a fire place and walk out access. This premier home truly offers a luxurious lakeside lifestyle while also enjoying all the amenities of Princeton.