60 Peachcroft Dr,
Bernardsville NJ

5 beds | 6.1 baths | 5 Acres | MLS/ID#: 3478461

Description

Situated on five acres of bucolic property that was once part of the thread manufacturing Clark family’s 300-acre Peachcroft estate, a stately brick front Colonial is a gracious presence on the Bernardsville Mountain. Built in 1969 and extensively remodeled in 2009, this estate home integrates a host of modern amenities and stylish updates.    Open, level acreage overlooks picturesque countryside and sunset views. Park-like grounds are enhanced by a heated pool, barn/stable, covered porch, rear deck, brick walkways and a bluestone patio. The land and barn were part of the original Peachcroft estate built in 1907. Sited near the pool, the barn is upgraded with radiant heated flooring and can be used as a yoga studio.    An impressive open floor plan features 12 rooms including five bedrooms, six full baths and a powder room. Luxury finishes abound as seen in the prevalent use of marble, granite, limestone and polished nickel, heated bathroom floors and towel racks, a whole home sound system and wider-plank flooring. Additional interior highlights such as three elegant custom-mantled fireplaces, detailed millwork, newer Pella windows with extra-sheer screens, Rohl faucets imported from Italy, neutral paint colors, French doors and generous room dimensions add traditional character to this premier home.      An expansive entry foyer is designed with contrast bordered hardwood floors placed on the diagonal and sightlines into principal rooms. In the formal living room, a beautifully mantled fireplace, crown moldings, double French doors, hardwood floors and a French door to the covered porch are classic details. A formal dining room is also appointed with hardwood floors, a fireplace and crown moldings as well as dimensional wainscoting and an ornate ceiling medallion.   The impressive kitchen is fitted with an oversized tiger eye granite-topped center island offering prep space and breakfast bar seating, a wet bar featuring a wine cooler, a built-in desk, high-end appliances, honed Carerra marble countertops and backsplash, Shaws Original farm sink with imported Rohl faucet, designer lighting and pistachio onyx mosaic backsplash with metallic accent tiles above the cooktop. An informal dining area opens to the spacious rear deck and fireside family room, convivial spaces for entertaining.    Rich parquet wood flooring in the home office or den is enhanced by crown moldings, recessed lights and an adjacent full bath. A powder room, mudroom with slate floor and Subzero refrigerator/freezer, back staircase to the second floor and the first of two laundry rooms complete the main level.    Upstairs, the master suite contains a tray ceiling master bedroom, a custom-outfitted walk-in closet, master sun deck and spa-like master bath. A combination of honed marble, Jerusalem limestone and river stones compliment the Jacuzzi tub, clear frameless glass door shower, dual sink vanity and oversized windows framing serene views. Three complete en suite bedrooms plus a two-room guest suite, luxurious bath, and a convenient laundry room are also on the second story.    The generously-scaled lower level provides more living space in a media room, office, exercise room and full bath. Storage needs are easily met in the lower level, walkup attic and attached three-car garage which has stairs to the lower level. This timeless residence is located on the Bernardsville Mountain, which is a prime estate area in Somerset County. Public and private schools, as well as fine dining, shopping and sporting facilities are close by. Bernardsville is approximately 45 minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport and approximately one hour from Manhattan by car or Midtown Direct train service.  Spacious Entry Foyer w/diagonal oak flooring w/inlay.Spectacular kitchen w/ granite-topped center island w/breakfast bar, wet bar w/wine cooler, built-in desk, high-end appliances, honed Carerra marble countertops, Shaw farm sink, designer lighting, Persian marble mosaic w/metallic accent tiles above cooktop, informal dining area. FR anchored by raised-hearth fireplace; Living and Dining Rooms w/custom fireplaces; Den w/bathroom; MudRoom & 1st Flr. laundry Room w/slate floor & custom cabinetry. Open porch to view sunsets. Second floor has 4 more bedrooms & 3 more baths, sitting room & 2nd Laundry. Great W/O LL
Bedrooms 5
Full Bathrooms 6
Half Bathrooms 1
Property Type Residential
Year Built 1969
Acreage 5
Style Colonial
Taxes $24,324 (2018)
 

Schools

Elementary
High Bernards HS
Middle BernardsvilleMS
 
Number of Rooms 12
Basement Yes
Basement Desc. Finished-Partially
Renovation Year 2009
Community Living No
 
  • BarWet
  • JacuzTyp
  • TubShowr
  • StallShw
  • WlkInCls
  • SecurSys
  • CODetect
  • SmokeDet

Appliances

  • CarbMDet
  • GenBltIn
  • Refrig
  • OvnWGas
  • CookGas
  • Washer
  • Dishwshr
  • KitExhFn
  • Microwav

Fireplace

  • Dining Room
  • Family Room
  • Living Room

Flooring

  • Carpeting
  • Tile
  • Marble
  • Wood

Heating

  • 2 Units
  • Radiant - Hot Water
  • Multi-Zone

Fuel type

  • Gas-Natural

Cooling

  • Central Air

Water

  • Well

Water heater

  • Gas

Sewer

  • Private
  • Septic 5+ Bedroom Town Verified

Sewer

  • Fiber Optic Available
  • Garbage Extra Charge

Room layout

Room Dimensions Floor
Master Bedroom 19x13 Second
Bedroom 2 15x15 Second
Bedroom 3 15x14 Second
Bedroom 4 15x15 Second
Den Room 16x13 First
Dining Room 17x14 First
Family Room 20x16 First
Kitchen 20x20 Third
Living Room 24x15 First
Bedroom 15x13 Second
Media Room 28x24 Basement
Office 12x11 Basement
Exercise Room 13x12 Basement
  • Barn/Stable
  • Patio
  • Wood Fence
  • Open Porch(es)
  • Deck

Garage

  • 3 Spaces
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Attached Garage

Driveway

  • Additional Parking
  • Blacktop
  • Driveway-Exclusive

Roof

  • Composition Shingle

Lot

  • Open Lot

Pool

  • In-Ground Pool

Listing Agent

Photo of Gerry-Jo Cranmer

Questions?

908-400-2346

gerryjo@turpinrealtors.com

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Bernardsville, NJ real estate market

Located in northern Somerset County, historic Bernardsville Borough is bordered by Mendham, Harding, Peapack-Gladstone, Bedminster and Basking Ridge/Bernards Township. Established after seceding from Bernards Township in 1924, Bernardsville has the distinction of being the only town with that name in the United States.

Bernardsville's bustling downtown district winds along Route 202 and offers shops, services, boutiques, a movie theater, two supermarkets, several restaurants and a New Jersey Transit train station for service to New York.

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