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New Jersey’s most expensive old house listing! Circa 1897. On 13 acres. $12,000,000

January 13, 2023

Welcome to New Jersey’s most expensive old house listing! This is quite an estate with a putting green, pool and tennis courts! The home was built in 1897. It is located on 13.41 acres in Bernardsville Boro, New Jersey. The home was designed to look like a Tuscan villa. The home is known as Faircourt Mansion. There is an elevator that services all four floors of the home. There is even an orchard with cherry, peach, pear and apple trees. Seven bedrooms and ten bathrooms. $12,000,000

Contact Gerry Jo Cranmer with Turpin Real Estate: [email protected]

From the Zillow listing:


Inspired by Tuscany’s distinctive country villas, the elaborate Faircourt mansion set on approximately 13 acres in Bernardsville has been restored to reflect both its former glory and its future aspirations. Its expansive layout provides seven bedrooms, eight full baths, two half baths, including a two bedroom, two bath guest suite. Each of the home’s four levels are served by an elevator. 21st century comforts include a brand new kitchen with Boffi cabinets imported from Italy, Gaggenau appliances and radiant-heated floors; a new gas fireplace, and LED lighting accented the bookcases and fireplace in the family room; a quartz wet bar and dressing room in the primary suite; and radiant heated floors and new glass shower doors in the baths.Other unique design features of Faircourt include Bronze-accented wrought iron work in the entry opening to a foyer and 60-foot long gallery, a glass-enclosed loggia featuring marble and granite floor, a trophy room centered by a stone fireplace, an oak-paneled library lined in built-in bookcases imported from France, a walnut-paneled living room edged in gold leaf-accented moldings. For an estate of this size, there are corresponding amenities such as a VersaCourt tennis court, heated saltwater pool, putting green, heated parking courtyard, an orchard with peach, pear, apple and cherry trees. Upper and lower garages provide protected parking for multiple vehicles. Serving the property is a Savant Smart home automation and security system.



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