117-3 Ballantine Rd, Bernardsville - Real Estate Homes for Sale
For more information visit http://www.turpinrealtors.com/property/25416307/117-3-Ballantine-Rd-Bernardsville-Boro-NJ-07924 Inspired by gracious Georgian Colonial architecture, this custom-built home was constructed in 2003 and sits amid 5.5± rolling acres on the sought-after Bernardsville Mountain. Its classic center hall layout is bright, airy and filled with outstanding, quality details such as extensive millwork, pocket french doors with solid brass hardware and ten-foot ceilings. A custom mahogany entrance door creates the perfect first impression. The door opens into a foyer fitted with imported Italian marble flooring; it is flanked by the living room to the left and dining room to the right. Mirror images of each other, these formal spaces are appointed with hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplaces, wainscoting and built-in cabinets. Additionally, the dining room walls are hand painted. Connected to the living room is a paneled great room featuring coffered ceilings, a gas fireplace with hand carved limestone mantle and French doors to the expansive bluestone patio. A large butler's pantry with wine refrigerator, ice machine and floor-to-ceiling cabinetry connects the dining room to the kitchen. In the kitchen, hardwood floors, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and custom glazed cabinetry are appealing design elements. Completing the first floor is a sunny music room, a casual family room and dining area adjoining the kitchen, and two powder rooms. Upstairs, the master bedroom suite offers a sitting room with fireplace, a luxuriant bath, and three walk-in closets. Hidden behind the wood-paneled walls of the bed room are additional closets;some cedar lined. The master also boast a fireplace and french doors to a balcony overlooking the Bernardsville hills. Two more bedrooms each have en-suite baths and walk-in closets, while a fourth bedroom and laundry room round out the second story. A beautifully finished third floor featuring 11-foot ceilings provides a spacious paneled study and a large play room. Above the three-bay garage is an in-law or nanny suite designed with a large bedroom, sitting room, kitchenette and bathroom with large stall shower. The full walkout basement, although unfinished, has roughed-in plumbing for a full bath and sauna. This inviting Bernardsville Mountain Colonial is surrounded by bluestone patios and beautifully landscaped gardens. The entire property is enclosed, and entry is defined by brick pillars and a solid wood gate. A bucolic setting takes in lush views of the peaceful countryside and gently rolling hills.