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New Jersey’s most expensive old house listing! On 32 acres. $13,750,000

July 26, 2023

Welcome to New Jersey’s most expensive old house listing! This home sure is pretty amazing! How about that indoor basketball court! This home was built in 1866. It is located on 32 acres in Bernardsville, New Jersey. The property features an amazing main house, indoor basketball court, large pool, beautiful landscaped acreage, rooftop deck, elevator that goes to six levels and a detached carriage house with guest quarters. Seven bedrooms and thirteen bathrooms. $13,750,000

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From the Zillow listing:


Rarely does a property come to market that melds the rich heritage of 19th century Somerset Hills and the ultimate in modern form and function of the 21st century. The home has been brilliantly reimagined to meet today’s updated wants and needs. Set amid 32 lush acres, this majestic residence is an architectural masterpiece. The original interior appointments of the home have all been painstakingly restored with the greatest of care. The whimsical and eclectic interior design is the perfect counterpoint to the home’s classical architecture. The thoroughly modernized and expanded kitchen adjoins a breakfast room and comfortable two-story family room and provides the ideal setting for day to day life. A wall of glass doors brings the outdoors in and leads to a terracotta terrace with outdoor kitchen and stairs that lead to the pool, pool house and grounds. A most unique feature of the home is the tower offering a sophisticated lounge/bar as well as a breathtaking office and rooftop deck with views as far as the eye can see. The home has a Savant Smart Home System and can be remotely controlled via smartphone. The swimming pool with limestone deck, covered cabana and pool house with kitchenette and wood burning fireplace, overlook this stunning property. There is also a full property generator and elevator to 6 levels of living, a carriage house with 3 beds, 2.1 baths and 5 car garage and a gymnasium with full-sized basketball court, workout room, kitchenette and change rooms.



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