BRICK MANOR ON TEN PLUS ACRES WITH EQUESTRIAN AMENITIES, TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP NJ
Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Tewksbury’s Colt’s Run neighborhood provides a majestic backdrop for a brick front manor privately situated on 10.13 open and level acres. The horse-friendly acreage along a cul-de-sac borders the 130-acre Pascale Farm Park for miles of equestrian trails. Built in 1999 and beautifully updated in 2017, a floor plan of over 4,900 square feet contains four bedrooms, 1,337 square foot finished basement and five full and two half baths. Property highlights include a three-stall barn, fenced paddocks, in-ground heated pool, hot tub/spa, entertainment-sized patio and deck, and charming gazebo. A formal two-story entry foyer features a curved staircase and Palladian window. There is slate flooring throughout first floor and dark hardwood flooring on the second level. The formal living room is detailed with crown moldings, a wet bar and atrium doors with plantation shutters opening onto a spacious covered portico with tile flooring and elegant columns. Classic crown and chair rail moldings delineate the dining room, where a dropped octagonal ceiling and medallion add interest overhead. A balcony on the second level overlooks the dramatic great room. Other distinctive design elements include a coffered ceiling, decorative columns, towering custom concrete fireplace and a custom-built cherry entertainment center. Cherry wood cabinetry continues in the gourmet center island kitchen, where amenities such as upper-end appliances from GE™ Monogram, Bosch™ and Samsung™, granite countertops, a tumbled marble backsplash, Shaws™ classic fireclay farmhouse sink, desk area and pentagon-shaped breakfast area lend additional style to this sun-filled space. Another special feature on the main floor is an en-suite office with private bath. The convenient laundry room, two powder rooms and access to the attached three-car garage complete this level. Upstairs, double doors reveal a spacious master suite with gas fireplace, tray ceilings, sitting area, railed outdoor balcony and two walk-in closets. The master bath, totally renovated 2017 presents a cast iron soaking tub, porcelain tile shower enclosed by frameless glass doors, dark wood vanity with marble counter-top and private commode. There are three more bedrooms on the second floor; one has its own private bath, and two share a spacious hallway bath. A full staircase ascends to the walk-up attic. The mostly-finished basement contains spaces for recreation, exercise, a full bath and a wine closet. This country manor is surrounded by lush lawns, perennial plantings, stone terracing framing the paver courtyard, a circular drive and octagonal-shaped gazebo. Horse facilities include a three-stall barn with tack room and hay storage and five paddocks. The backyard is fenced with an oversized Trex™ deck with PVC railings is maintenance free, while custom aluminum fencing surrounds the heated in-ground pool. An entertainment-sized patio around the pool is joined by an attached spa and decorative stone wall capped in slate. Other residential systems include a hardwired security system, central air, natural gas forced hot air heat, private well, private septic and newer high efficiency AC and furnace. The home is also wired for a generator. Bordering the property is Pascale Farm Park, land that was acquired by Tewksbury Township through the state’s Green Acres program. The 130-acre park has an extensive trail system to provide a footpath sensitive to the natural surroundings which include stone hedgerows, water views, agricultural vistas and the varied wildlife. The park’s trail system is frequented by hikers and equestrians.
Glory Ann Drazinakis
, WEICHERT REALTORS