716 Valley Rd, Gillette NJ - Real Estate Home for Sale
For more information: http://www.turpinrealtors.com/property/152980693/716-VALLEY-RD-Long-Hill-Twp.-NJ-07933 This stately Queen Anne Victorian sits atop an oversized corner lot adjoining a quiet side street. The rocking chair front porch with gazebo is the perfect spot to enjoy the breeze and a cool drink, while a second gazebo stands alone among mature shade trees, lending a park-like atmosphere to the property. An in-ground pool and level rear yard create an inviting retreat and appealing venue for entertaining. Located less than a half-mile to Midtown Direct train service, this home is also convenient to shopping, amenities, restaurants and schools. The current owners have made thoughtful updates while respecting the characteristics and charms of this home’s enchanting architecture. Steeped in history, it offers exquisite woodwork throughout, plus original features such as Jeffersonian windows opening to the front porch, stained glass windows, classic moldings and wood floors. Airy nine-foot ceilings grace the first floor. The spacious foyer leads into the formal living room, separated by wooden pocket doors. The foyer further leads to an elegant dining room adjacent to the kitchen. The country kitchen was updated in 2000 with granite countertops, a tin ceiling, oak cabinetry, a center island, wainscoting, built-in marble-countered baking area, and skylight. The kitchen’s sliding door opens to a brick patio and the fenced rear yard. The cozy family room features a brick fireplace and built-ins. A full bath and laundry complete the first floor. Upstairs, three bedrooms include a master with walk-in closet, and a main bathroom serves this level. The third floor is designed with a cathedral ceiling, exposed rafters, stained glass windows, a kitchenette and half bath, making it ideal for use as a future master retreat, au pair suite or recreation room.