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Historic House Listings

Cragwood Mansion, Circa 1923. On 95 acres in New Jersey. $16,500,000

March 27, 2019

This is New Jersey’s most expensive old house listing. Cragwood Mansion was originally the location of the Somerset Hills Country Club in 1899. The property was renovated into a private residence in 1923. The golf club grounds were refashioned into an English park. There are walled gardens, fountains, and open meadows. The property has a pool and pool house, a five unit staff apartment building, offices and other farm buildings. The property is gated. Located on 95 acres in Far Hills, New Jersey. Nine bedrooms, thirteen bathrooms, and 16,160 square feet. $16,500,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

AUCTION: Register at Concierge Auctions; Open Daily by Appointment. The story of the estate dates from 1899 when it was the original location of the Somerset Hills Country Club. The commanding hilltop site offered an inspiring place for the members to gather with friends. Refashioned as a private estate, and completed in 1923, a grand Georgian-style mansion replaced the original clubhouse, and the grounds were transformed into an English park featuring a walled garden, graceful fountains, and open meadows set among the woods and ravines. Accessory buildings include a pool house, 5-unit staff apt building, offices, and farm buildings. The estate is gated and private.

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