5 LAFAYETTE RD W $3,200,000

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    5 LAFAYETTE RD W PRINCETON, NJ 08540

    • 5 Beds
    • 7 Baths
    • 8,548 sq.ft.
    • Single-Family
    MLS# NJME186946 | ACTIVE

    $3,200,000

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    Built in the 1930's, this classical brick in-town residence has been masterfully restored to perfection offering all of today's conveniences and expanded with a fabulous post-modern addition with architecturally well-integrated spaces. Approached through wrought iron gates and a circular driveway, this beautifully positioned house is surrounded by majestic specimen trees, perennial gardens, stone walls, expansive blue stone terraces and a secluded tennis court. A gracious entrance foyer with arched doorways and deep-set moldings introduces the well-proportioned rooms throughout the house. Enter into the elegant sunken living room with high ceilings and views of the gardens through multiple French doors with transoms. Nearby, a spacious dining room with numerous custom plaster details is sure to make your holiday dinners memorable. The original library and study adjoining a hearth-warmed sitting area with window seats and built-in bookcases was the site of numerous historic meetings during WW II. The dramatic addition includes a pyramidal skylight over a spacious, sun-drenched breakfast/family room with an exposed brick wall tying the two-story stair tower to the main house. Adjacent, a well-appointed kitchen with a large center island and top-of-the-line appliances is awash in light with a huge skylight crowning the space. Upstairs, the sumptuous master bedroom features a vaulted ceiling with cove lighting, a fireplace (one of four), lavish his-and-hers bathrooms and dressing areas. A skylight above a spiral staircase connects the attic guest bedroom suite to the second floor via a dramatic, enclosed glass-block wall. This important home is located on an acre of land on a private cul-de-sac backing up to ten acres of woodlands and is a tribute to the craftsmanship of yesteryear with all the modern amenities coveted by today's buyer.

    • General Features
      • Condo Coop Association Y/N N
      • County MERCER
      • HOA Y/N N
      • New Construction Y/N N
      • Pool No Pool
      • Senior Community Y/N N
      • Tax Annual Amount 41241.0
      • Tax Year 2018
      • Water Access Y/N N
      • Waterfront Y/N N
      • Year Built 1938
      • Zoning R1
    • Building Features
      • Appliances Cooktop, Oven - Wall, Oven - Double, Oven - Self Cleaning, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Disposal, Built-In Microwave
      • Basement Type Full
      • Cooling Type Central A/C
      • Entry Location Center Hall
      • Exterior Features Street Lights, Tennis Court(s), Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting
      • Fireplace Features Stone, Gas/Propane
      • Flooring Type Wood, Fully Carpeted, Tile/Brick, Stone, Marble
      • Garage Spaces Count 2.00
      • Heating Fuel Natural Gas
      • Heating Type Gas, Hot Water, Radiant
      • Interior Features Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, Skylight(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Sprinkler System, Stall Shower, Breakfast Area
      • Roof Pitched, Slate
      • Sewer Septic Public Sewer
      • Style Contemporary, Traditional
      • Total Living Area 8548
    • Room Features
      • Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
      • Bathrooms 7
      • Bedrooms 5
      • Full Bathrooms 6
      • Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
      • Half Bathrooms 1
    • Property Features
      • Fencing Other
      • Lot Features Level, Sloping, Front Yard, Rear Yard, SideYard(s)
      • Lot Size Acres 1.02
      • Lot Size Dimensions 175X254
      • Outdoor Living Structures Patio(s), Porch(es)
    • Schools
      • Elementary School JOHNSON PARK
      • Middle Or Junior School J WITHERSPOON
      • High School PRINCETON
      • School District PRINCETON REGIONAL SCHOOLS

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        -- Current Price Source New Value: $3,200,000
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