Single Family Home for sale
Bespoke French-style Country Manor, 53 miles from Manhattan and 44 miles from Philadelphia. Enjoy living an uncompromising luxurious lifestyle in this 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath, with a fully finished walk-out basement and separate guest apartment. Centrally located in the quaint village of Hopewell minutes from restaurants and shops, this property is situated on 10.53 acres of land, offering both privacy and accessibility. The grand stone and stucco house is discreetly nestled away from view, but once you enter the circular driveway, the beauty and craftsmanship of this bespoke home become immediately apparent. The magnificent arched doorway, slate roof, and architectural details captivate your attention. Upon entering the home your eye is immediately drawn to the 20ft ceilings, Vermont Douglas Fir columns, and the intricate ironwork of the railings and balustrades, forged by a local artisan. The modern, open-plan first floor incorporates a large, double-height great room centered around a wood-burning fireplace with marble surround, a gourmet eat-in kitchen with a double Subzero fridge freezer, Wolf double oven with bespoke artisanal cooker hood, and soapstone countertops finished with a custom zinc bar-countertop designed by Chris Plummer of Metallo Legno. Adjacent to this area is a large dining room for formal entertaining and a sunroom with a soapstone tile floor that opens onto the partially covered patio. A sumptuous first-floor master bedroom suite with a marble ensuite bathroom and large walk-in closet, butler's pantry, office, powder room, and laundry complete the first floor. Three large light-filled bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and two with walk-in closets on the second floor. A large one-bedroom apartment, with its own kitchen, bathroom, living room, and separate entrance with a heated garage is a feature your guests, or mother-in-law will love! A second laundry room (not hooked up) with a laundry chute. Two additional garages, both with underfloor heating, service the main house. A fully finished walk-out basement with 8-foot ceilings is a flexible space for entertaining and exercising. The basement includes a full bathroom with a walk-in closet, making this a very versatile space. A large separate workshop with its own entrance completes the basement area. Set in picturesque landscaped gardens and gently sloping lawn, the property includes a forest, a meadow, and an orchard. Luxurious country living, with easy access to NYC, Philly, Princeton, and the beach. Spoilt for choice for schools - Hopewell District Public Schools, or choose from the many Private schools in the area.See additional information sheet to learn more about the eco friendly credentials including locally sourced materials and craftsmen or ask listing agent for more details.