Turpin’s Far Hills Office is offering two wonderful antique homes for sale in Hunterdon County that would be ideal weekend retreats for city dwellers looking for a reprieve from a fast-paced metropolitan lifestyle. Both of these thoughtfully restored antique homes are Bank Houses and have many similarities. They are well-preserved with desired updates and feature stone fireplaces, exposed ceiling beams and a convenient location about an hour’s drive from Manhattan, which is approximately 54 miles away. Natural, pastoral settings are characterized by woods, ponds, streams, stone walls, gardens and abundant rural beauty. When venturing out, there are a variety of recreational activities available locally such as golfing, horseback riding, cycling, hiking, fishing and boating. Weekends can be spent visiting local cider mills, apple picking, going to fine restaurants and visiting the many quaint small towns nearby.
The Tory House is a circa 1730 antique home for sale located at 34 Water Street in Tewksbury’s historic village of Mountainville. It has later additions, including a large recreation space with high ceilings above the garage. Original design features such as wide board floors, exposed stone walls, built-ins, a window seat and three fireplaces lend a sense of Early American history to this exceptional dwelling. Finished in stone, this restored gem offers three bedrooms and two full baths. The 3.4± acre setting contains exquisite perennial gardens nestled alongside meandering brick pathways and a babbling brook. An open country kitchen and fireside master bedroom are additional highlights of this one-of-a-kind residence filled with an artful combination of rustic appeal and modern amenities.
Willow Brook Farm was originally built in 1830 and is located at 37 Haytown Road in Clinton Township. There are numerous design details from the 19th century as well as a 1920 addition of a living room and kitchen. The sunny floor plan has three bedrooms and three full baths. Situated on 5.07± acres, the property offers a spring-fed and trout-stocked pond as well as a rocky stream running through its borders. Inside, large rooms are perfect for entertaining, as is the gourmet kitchen and rear terrace. A Dutch door reveals a sunroom addition overlooking a manicured lawn and perennial gardens. Other notable design elements are a handsome wood staircase serving all three levels of the home and a vintage butler’s pantry on the lower level. Centrally situated just two miles from Interstate 78, Willow Brook Farm offers unparalleled access to New York City or Philadelphia.
The Tory House in Tewksbury Township, and Willow Brook Farm in Clinton Township, are two outstanding examples of fine antique homes for sale in Hunterdon County. For more information about these quintessential antique homes for sale, call Turpin at 877-788-7746.