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631 CHESTER AVE
MOORESTOWN, NJ 08057

$1,549,000 Price reduced from $1,599,000 (-$50,000)
  • 7 Beds
  • 7/2 Baths
  • 10,376 sqft
  • Single Family | Detached
  • Active
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Property Description for 631 CHESTER AVE, MOORESTOWN NJ 08057

This is the home that love built. The home was a wedding gift from Frank Bobbitt to his daughter, Lydia Pratt Bobbitt and loving son-in-law Dr. Emlen Stokes. Steeped not only in Moorestown history, but the history of America's greatest families and fortunes. The Bobbitt and Stokes family trace their lineage to the founders of American Eastern Kodak, Borax, Pratt institute, the New York Board of Education, and Standard Oil, to name a few. A fantasy of history, combined with a quality of craftsmanship and details, completely modernized for the 21st century. The story of this home is evidenced by the lovingly designed architectural details, quality of craftsmanship, and property grandeur. Over 10,000 square feet the estate rests on 5.5 acres of lush landscaping, century old English secret gardens and features a perfectly designed horticultural growing condition greenhouse, Fire pits, a lavish pool and two spectacular fountains. This 1920's manor has updated modern amenities from the 21st century and is waiting a buying loving and decorative touch. The grand entrance to this 3-floor fantasy estate house opens to 10-foot ceilings with crown plaster molding details, solid mahogany wood pocket doors, teak floors and a coffered ceiling grand dining area. Custom milled wood graces the office, library 4 gas fireplaces, and hand fired etched glass. All millwork and glasswork was handcrafted by the finest artists from the 1920s. One of America's first electric refrigerators graces the 1920's butlers' pantry and catering zone. New 17 Zone heating and air conditioning, including radiant heat in the kitchen floors turns 1920s charm into 2017 comfort. A truly spacious kitchen complements the outdoor entertaining area with indoor luxury. The kitchen is designed around an outsize centrally positioned island counter. A dramatic balcony delivers second floor views of the kitchen. Upstairs leads to 7 oversized bedrooms and a master suite with dramatic walk-in Clive Christian closet/dressing room and adjoining bath w/ radiant floor heat & steam shower. Bathrooms lend 1920s charm and a second laundry room adds modern practicality. The new buyer will bring a loving family to this home and add their own personal stamp to this singular piece of American History.

  • Property Class: Residential
  • Listing Status: Active
  • City: MOORESTOWN
  • State: NJ
  • Zip: 08057
  • Township: Moorestown Twp
  • Area: Moorestown Twp
  • Class: Single Family
  • Property Subtype: Detached
  • Approx Lot Size: 5.600
  • Stories: 3
  • Fireplaces: Yes
  • Beds: 7
  • Baths Total: 9
  • Baths (F/H): 7/2
  • Living Area (SqFt): 10,376 sqft
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 244149.00
  • Year Built: 1932
  • Listing#: 6937961
  • School District: Moorestown Twp
  • Tax Year: 2016
  • List Date: 3/1/2017
  • Last updated on: 9/20/2017

Property Features for 631 CHESTER AVE, MOORESTOWN NJ 08057

  • Design: 3+Story
  • Property Age: 85
  • Electric Service: 400+Ampselec
  • Fireplace Features: Brick, Marble
  • Heating: Gas, Forced Air, Radiant
  • Interior Features: Securitysys, Skylight(S)
  • Pool Type: Ingroundpool
  • Sewer Septic: Public Sewer
  • Water: Public
  • Basement Type: Full
  • Cooling: Central A/C
  • Exterior: Brick
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Garage Spaces: 4+Cargarage
  • Handicap: None
  • Laundry Type: Mainflrlndry, Upprflrlndry
  • Cooking Fuel: Gascooking
  • Dining Kitchen: Eatinkitchen
  • Floor: Wood, Marblefl
  • Hot Water: Natural Gas
  • Parking: 3+Carparking
  • Styles: Colonial
  • Adult 55+ / 62+: False

Additional Information for 631 CHESTER AVE, MOORESTOWN NJ 08057

  • County: Burlington-Nj
  • School District: Moorestown TWP
  • Elementary School: George C. Baker E.S.
  • Middle School: WM Allen M.S.
  • High School: Moorestown H.S.
  • Condo Association: False
  • HOA: False
  • Basement: True
  • Central Air: True
  • Farm: False
  • Fireplace: Three+Fps
  • Interior Square Feet Source: A
  • New Construction: False
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Swimming Pool: Yes
  • Tax Year: 2016
  • Total Assessment: 1620300.00
  • Total Taxes: $41,561
  • Water Front: False
  • Bedroom Master1 Length: 20
  • Bedroom Master1 Width: 17
  • Bedroom Master1 Level: Upper 1
  • Dining Room: True
  • Dining Room Length: 22
  • Dining Room Width: 20
  • Dining Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm1 Name: Library
  • Other Rm1 Length: 20
  • Other Rm1 Level: Main
  • Other Rm1 Width: 15
  • Bedroom Second1 Length: 16
  • Bedroom Second1 Width: 15
  • Bedroom Second1 Level: Upper 1
  • Family Room: True
  • Family Room Length: 18
  • Family Room Width: 10
  • Family Room Level: Main
  • Other Rm2 Name: Conserv
  • Other Rm2 Length: 20
  • Other Rm2 Width: 18
  • Other Rm2 Level: Main
  • Upper Floor1 Baths: 7
  • Bedroom Third1 Length: 15
  • Bedroom Third1 Width: 14
  • Bedroom Third1 Level: Upper 1
  • Kitchen1 Length: 25
  • Kitchen1 Width: 18
  • Kitchen1 Level: Main
  • Main Floor Half Baths: 2
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Length: 20
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Width: 15
  • Bedroom Fourth1 Level: Upper 1
  • Living Room Length: 33
  • Living Room Width: 23
  • Living Room Level: Main
  • Listing Area: Moorestown TWP
  • Laundry Room: True
  • Subdivision: None Available
  • Listing ID: 6937961
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