4 Stevens Rd., Mendham Boro NJ - Real Estate Homes for Sale

July 6, 2016
Majestically sited high on a knoll, a French Country-style estate enjoys magnificent sunsets and commanding treetop views. Completed in 2000 by Master Builder Rick Nordling of Far Hills, this extraordinary home is set amidst 11+ acres in a highly desirable estate area of Mendham Borough bordering the Bernardsville Mountain. The homeowners created a truly one-of-a-kind residence that is elegantly Old World, yet also casual, modern and intimate. Distinctive architectural design elements used throughout include coffered and tray ceilings, six fireplaces and stunning floor-to-ceiling windows. Extensive millwork, custom-built cabinetry, luxurious window treatments, detailed tile work and custom walls and woodwork enhance its timeless appeal. The striking exterior, using stone reclaimed from a 200-year-old Pennsylvania barn and authentic stucco, is topped with a slate roof. The circular drive leads to a covered portico or parking courtyard with four-car garage. This extraordinary home offers five bedrooms, five full and three half baths with 13,500 square feet of living space arranged on three finished levels. The dramatic two story foyer features a floating staircase with iron and brass railings. French doors at the far end of the entrance foyer reveal a covered bluestone veranda with wood burning fieldstone fireplace. Formal spaces include a living room appointed with a gas marble fireplace and the dining room featuring glazed woodwork and a picture window framing panoramic views. The well-appointed butler’s pantry connects the dining and breakfast rooms. A two-story ceiling, limestone fireplace and curving window wall are showcased in the breakfast room. An expansive chef’s kitchen presents views of the 32-foot waterfall. Custom cabinetry, Jerusalem stone, an oversized custom island and top-of-the-line appliances are other notable features. Additional gathering rooms include the family room open to the kitchen and featuring a gas limestone fireplace, and a billiards room customized with a mahogany coffered ceiling and hand-painted embossed wallpaper. The East Hall leads to a formal powder room with onyx countertop and flooring, a mahogany paneled library and the master suite. The latter includes a main bedchamber with limestone fireplace and access to a private terrace for spectacular sunsets. A dressing room, walk-in closet and luxurious marble master bath with Jacuzzi tub and double steam shower complete the suite. The West Hall accesses the garage, secondary private staircase to the fifth bedroom, informal powder room and laundry room. Three additional bedrooms with en suite bathrooms on the second floor are accessed by the main staircase. A fifth en suite bedroom/exercise room, accessed by the private back staircase, completes this level. The lower level has an exceptional 10-seat home theater, recreation area, office, powder room and storage. Outdoor amenities include a free-form heated pool with spa, pool house with dressing room, full bathroom and outdoor kitchen with Viking Professional Grill. Specimen trees, a cascading waterfall, footbridge and two koi-stocked ponds create the perfect magical oasis.
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