A rare new construction opportunity is available on the Bernardsville Mountain. This estate-caliber home for sale is designed by David Ewald, a renowned architect from Chester. It is being built by Gordon Gutjahr of the Lancor Construction Group, known for creating a number of stunning luxury homes in Bernardsville and the surrounding towns.
Dramatic horizontal lines define this three-story Colonial, which is a commanding presence on five acres. The elevated property offers spectacular views on its level grounds. Tall fieldstone chimneys, cedar and stone siding, shutters and classic columns grace the exterior. Inside, a 13-room floor plan incorporates detailed millwork, custom cabinetry, four fireplaces, nine-and-one-half-inch base moldings, ten-foot ceilings on the main floor, honed granite and marble surfaces, plus wide plank hard pine and oak flooring.
Gracious spaces within the layout include a two-story foyer, fireside family room opening to a chef’s custom kitchen, a turreted breakfast room with fireplace and richly toned, wood-paneled library. Upstairs, five en suite bedrooms each offer walk-in closets. An impressive master suite adjoins a luxurious bath and two spacious fitted closets. The walk-up third level is framed for a future sixth bedroom, bath and sitting room. Additional amenities such as two laundry rooms, a full basement, four-car garage and high efficiency mechanicals contribute to the comfort and livability of this Bernardsville Mountain luxury home for sale.
The history of the land is equally compelling. In 1893, financier Ramsay Turnbull and his wife Martha chose some of Bernardsville Mountain’s finest acreage as the site for their grand country residence. The estate, named Appletrees, was but one of a number of magnificent country properties which along with their financially prominent owners gave rise to the gilded age of the Somerset Hills. It was not until almost 100 years later, in 1990, that Appletrees was sold out of the family. While the manor house remains, five of its original premier acres now provide the landscape for this timeless luxury home.
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