Neighborhood Profile: 112 Pleasant Grove Road, Washington Township/Morris County

August 5, 2015 Turpin Real Estate

Delightful Antique Farmhouse Complex in Washington Township


The Oldwick Office presents an enchanting residential compound located along a quiet country road in Morris County’s Washington Township. Characterized by the charm of a bygone era, thoughtful additions and modern updates, the centerpiece of this property is an antique farmhouse dating to the 1790s. An impressive nine-room layout offers four bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths. Sited on 5.79± acres, the scenic land is also a certified backyard wildlife habitat. Open, level acreage includes a two-story barn/garage, an antique stone smokehouse dating to the late 1700s and a former horse stable currently housing multiple artist’s studios.


The unique artist studio outbuilding presents numerous options for the next owners since it contains a full bath and its own septic system. This heated and air conditioned space could be used as an extended living or entertaining area, guest house, a home-based enterprise, yoga studio, workshop or storage for a classic car collection. The future owners may want to utilize the building for its original purpose as a horse stable. Other suggested uses for this expansive outbuilding include a dog kennel, chicken coop or shelter for a variety of other animals.


Highlights of the main home’s gracious interior include original wide plank wood floors, high ceilings inset with exposed antique beams, German Valley-style stone fireplaces edged in traditional mantels, built-ins, recessed lighting, a gourmet kitchen and gracious master suite.


Measuring nearly 45 square miles, Washington Township is the largest municipality in Morris County. The township borders Somerset, Warren and Hunterdon Counties and is about 15 miles from the Delaware River and Pennsylvania border. Routes 46, 24/513 and 517 pass through the township, and Interstate 80 is in neighboring Mount Olive.


For further information about this antique farmhouse for sale, luxury homes for sale in Morris County or luxury real estate in New Jersey, contact the Oldwick Office of Turpin Realtors at 908-439-3300 or 877-788-7746.

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