Video of Red Gate, Harding Twp NJ - Real Estate Homes for Sale
For more information visit http://www.turpinrealtors.com/property/28580134/ Red Gate was built in 1922 for Seth E. Thomas Jr. and his wife, the former Josephine Van Beuren Reynolds. Thomas was president of the clock manufacturing company founded by his great-grandfather in 1813, and his wife was descended from one of New Jersey's earliest families. This important stone manor was designed by Harrie T. Lindeberg who, along with Stanford White, was at one time part of the McKim, Mead and White architectural firm. The epitome of a Country residence for its time, this home and property were painstakingly restored and re-imagined by the current owners. The enduring fine design coupled with the thoughtful restoration and preservation make for an extremely rare offering. A hallmark property for the area this home was the location for the great Hunt Ball during Seth Thomas' ownership. The remarkable design of this 27 room residence is anchored with front to back foyer with substantial millwork and views of the meticulously manicured grounds. The splendid residence encompasses 8 bedrooms, 9 full and 3 half bathrooms, 12 fireplaces and an elevator servicing all levels of the home. The residence underwent a complete restoration and includes a new roof, new septic system, new plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical systems. A careful study of the architecture and history gave guidance to the owners on how to approach and restore this treasured property. Their diligence in the pursuit of making Red Gate its very best shines through in every room of this remarkable home. The 9.27 resplendent acres comprises a long entry drive, circular driveway, parking courtyard, sweeping green lawns, secluded formal garden, pool and pool house. Situated on a premiere street in Harding Township this property has substantial architectural and historical significance.