Stunningly transformed "Everlasting" rivals the toniest East Coast estates, yet is privately situated on 12 acres in Princeton, accessible from 5 airports. Under the eye of architect/designer Michael La Rocca, skilled artisans used materials of the highest caliber to expand, open and visually elevate the brick manor house and its grounds. Inherently a welcoming refuge, Everlasting also functions superbly as an entertaining venue with bluestone terraces that extend rooms and highlight the poolscape and spring-fed pond. Oversized bronze windows enhance light, most notably in the pavilion dining room, where pearlescent plaster and antiqued glass shimmer above an intricate walnut floor. The sleek central kitchen was cleverly planned with double islands to serve a single chef or a team of caterers. Graceful metalwork curls along staircases, even to the lower level, replete with screening room. Four sumptuous suites include the master with his and hers baths. A guest cottage offer as much autonomy as desired.
.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.
This five-level fieldstone Normandy manor home is beautiful, architecturally significant, and situated on a street historically home to artists and craftsman. Designed by celebrated architect Ernest Flagg and built in the early 1920's, the Johnson and Johnson legacy home and its carriage house showcase Flagg's architectural innovations. The 9,000 square feet have undergone thoughtful restoration to add modern amenities while preserving architectural integrity. The grand foyer staircase features restored wrought iron railings that continue from the main floor, mezzanine level, 2nd floor and ending at the 3rd floor. The main floor boasts a great room with original wood beams and a trio of French doors to a rear bluestone patio that spans the rear of the home, kitchen/butler's pantry, dining room, and window-lined sun room. World-renowned Christopher Peacock designed the kitchen and butler's pantry, with Calacatta marble, walnut prep area, and chefs caliber appliances including 48 inch range, steam oven, warming drawers, refrigerator drawers, wine fridge and dishwashers. A mud room, rear staircase to the 2nd floor master suite, and two powder rooms complete this level. Downstairs, the billiards room with wood beams, fireplace, and original restored bluestone floors is ideal for entertaining. Your master sanctuary with marble bath and oversized shower, fireplace, walk-in closet, and private bluestone terrace is on the second floor. Upstairs laundry and two bedrooms with en suite baths complete the floor. Arched ceilings at mezzanine level frame a stunning den with copper-sheathed mantel, wood-burning fireplace, guest bedroom and full bath; a fifth bedroom suite on the third floor suits nanny or in-laws. The Carriage House with charming architectural features offers five car bays and laundry room downstairs. Renovation imparts new purpose upstairs: a bedroom suite, sleek kitchen, and family room with showpiece fireplace. Wrought iron designs trim the terraces outdoor space. This unique building awaits guests, in-laws, a studio, or office. Nestled within stone walls on one of the most elegant streets in Princeton, this oasis is within walking distance of vibrant downtown Princeton's restaurants, shops, culture and prestigious university campus. New York City and Philadelphia are within an hours transit, as are international airports. This property is the embodiment of Princeton's modern luxury wrapped in a history of cultured elegance.
"EXQUISITE" is just the beginning when describing this home on Stoney Brook Lane in Princeton. Designed by Gittings Associates Architects, and built with top notch materials, it is a beautiful blend of classic Craftsman style, and the open concept plan so coveted today. Follow the horizontal bluestone path to the elegant front door, which is enhanced by upper storey eyelid windows and additional architectural features. As you enter this home, you will be taken with the quality of light, as well as the enchanting view of the brook visible from the curved wall of windows in the Great Room. Two storey living room with fireplace, formal dining room, chef's kitchen with every amenity, including wood floor with stone accents, 2 sided fireplace, and pantry, (check out the possibility for an elevator, should you want one) . In the other wing you will find a master bedroom, ensuite, of course, where no expense has been spared. Generous walk-in closets, sitting area, dressing room and gorgeous wood floor. The adjacent study also overlooks the brook and completes the first floor. The second floor has gracious and whimsical bedrooms (each with its own bathroom) not the least of which includes a stargazing room, complete with telescope. Don't forget that the back stairs lead to a beautiful in-law suite with volume ceiling, private bath, and kitchenette. Lower finished level has spacious walk-out family room, media room, exercise room, wine room and storage. You must see this extraordinary offering! Owner is a licensed NJ real estate agent.
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.
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.
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.
Home is complete and ready for showings! Don't miss this fantastic new construction home by award winning builder, Grant Homes is located in Princeton's coveted Western Section and is walking distance to Palmer Square. The home features 4605 square feet of living space with an additional 1979 square feet in the finished basement, featuring a guest bedroom and full bath, game/theater room and gym space. The original stone walls from 1920's border the property with arch wrought iron gates which provide a grand entrance to this home site. The backyard includes a 600 square foot original stone structure which can be renovated for a home office, art studio, or pool cabana. Home is complete and ready for showings!! New Pictures will follow....
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. 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.
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.
Beautifully connected to its natural landscape, this spectacular estate sits majestically next to a field of boulders on 5.6 wooded acres and backing Woodfield Preserve. A grand entrance hall with marble-inset wood floors sweeps to a columned dining room centered on the most dynamic outdoor view in the house, with a faceted, fireside living room beyond. Casual meals will feel special in the barrel-vaulted cherry kitchen, dressed with granite counters, stainless appliances, and copper accents; a walk-in pantry, wet bar, and home office handle practical matters. The coffered Great Room focuses on a ceiling-high fieldstone fireplace, bookcases, and views for days. An entertainer's paradise, the fully finished lower level with ample additional square footage houses a mirrored studio, kitchenette, terrazzo-tiled 1800 bottle wine room, and full bath. An expansive library tucks away upstairs near 4 of the 6 bedroom suites, including a sumptuous master with a fireside sitting room and marble bath. Vast views enfold an L-shaped deck, in-ground pool, and spring-fed pond. One owner has a real estate license.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 friendof 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 redone 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.)
Every room in this perfectly poised home holds a story & is ready to captivate audiences with extraordinary details and Old World ambiance. The grandest space of all is the Great room addition featuring a substantial Venetian polished plaster fireplace and sweeping staircase crafted by master carpenters. Tiles salvaged from the streets of Rome spread out underfoot. Step down to a sunny sitting area that leads to the dining room, where antique brick and Venetian polished plaster walls are a perfect textural contrast. An intimate living room opens to a conservatory worthy of an English manor. Even the kitchen brims with character thanks to antique built-ins, a slate sink rescued from an old whaling ship and hand-hewn beams framing a open double fireplace. This attention to detail continues upstairs. Open French doors in the luxurious master suite for a clear view of the pool below. The master bath is a soothing oasis, while Portuguese tile enlivens the bathroom of a second suite. A peaked floor-to- ceiling window and skylights turn an office into a radiant aerie high up on the top floor.
Luxury in the heart of it all. On a sun-gilded corner of vibrant downtown Princeton, this sophisticated Federal-style home at the Residences of Palmer Square has doorstep access to the area's finest shops, eateries, theaters, and schools, including prestigious Princeton University. Innumerable updates and impeccable style elevate this already exquisite home to something truly spectacular. Your own private elevator reaches all three floors, while a graceful bridal staircase with wrought iron spindles climbs to the upper levels. A lofty foyer introduces a dramatic powder room, as well as the Venetian plaster walls and refined millwork that add romance to very spacious rooms perfect for entertaining. High ceilings and richly-hued hardwoods flow through the expansive living room, where a gas fireplace encourages warm conversation. Crystal and silver are right at home in the elegant dining room, ready for candlelit dinners both intimate and grand; a granite-topped dry bar is ready to accommodate serving dishes. Thoughtfully designed with the chef in mind, the new gourmet kitchen adjoins, ticking every box with its custom cabinetry, complementary granite, high-end stainless appliances, and a butcher block work island - all under a soaring, skylit ceiling. If a casual evening is on the agenda, simply head down to the finished basement for t.v. watching, a round of cards alongside the bar area with a wine fridge, or writing at one of the two built-in desks. Fine Kahrs floors, granite trim, and incredible storage finish this space with refinement. Glass shelving is thoughtfully built into each landing, ready to hold a stylish display of books, art, and keepsakes. The master suite is a true haven, boasting his and her walk-in closets and a new bath anchored by a free-standing tub, separate oversized shower, and stunning tile in soothing, spa-like hues. Perched on the third floor is an open, sunlit office area framed in ceiling-high bookcases - an airy introduction to two bright bedroom suites with beautiful full baths and privacy. Offering the ideal Princeton location to live, work, and play, The Residences offers luxurious living at its most dynamic, just steps from exciting Palmer Square and Nassau Street. The ivied halls of Princeton University are just two blocks away, infusing the area with its diversity, culture, town-friendly lectures, and special events. Secured parking is available for a fee.