Top 5 Homes for Sale in Mercer County: January 2019
#1: 591 Lake Dr, Princeton, NJ
Listing price: $4,195,000 | Complete listing: http://bit.ly/2R9DPWL
This one of a kind Custom Built (2009) Contemporary Craftsman waterfront property situated along Carnegie Lake harmonizes modern opulence with timeless authenticity.
The home claims a fabulous location in the coveted Riverside neighborhood of Princeton offering 5,000 square feet of awe-invoking living space replete with rich woods, gleaming bronze accents, and soaring cathedral ceilings.
Upon entering the home, you are immediately drawn beyond the foyer into the magnificent great room where you get your first view of Carnegie Lake in all its glory.
The first of 3 custom masonry fireplaces is a focal point of the space, adding warmth to the grandeur, transforming it into the perfect place for family and friends to relax.
Eucalyptus hardwood flooring, warmed from radiant floor heating found throughout the home, glows in the sunlight as it leads you from the family room to a true chef's kitchen.
Randy Snyder of Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate
#2: 468 State Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Listing price: $3,690,000 | Complete listing: http://bit.ly/2CC9Txc
This 9,000 square foot colonial-style mansion in Princeton, New Jersey was constructed in 1998 by famous architect, Gabriel Kellner, exclusively builds upscale dream homes with classical design and outstanding build quality.
The mansion sits on a sprawling 1.68 acres of private, fenced-in land secured by a stately, gothic-style iron gate. The beautifully landscaped property is situated within 68 acres of Nationally Reserved virgin forest.
Though located in perfectly-preserved nature with the utmost privacy, the property is also conveniently located minutes from Princeton University, Downtown Princeton, and NJ Transit as well as a short drive from New York City and the Jersey Shore.
The spacious house contains 35 rooms, including a grand two-story foyer, 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, two beautiful staircases in the front and rear, formal living room, dining room, family room, kitchen, library/office, game room, wine cellar, 150 inch 3D movie theatre, billiards/ping-pong room, and three-car garage with additional storage space.
Ancient boulders accent the property, a legacy of the ice age that shaped the surrounding landscape.
Jack Yao of Realmart Realty
#3: 75 Cleveland Lane, Princeton, NJ 08540
Listing price: $3,995,000 | Complete listing: http://bit.ly/2WezDsA
Luxury meets history in this elegant fieldstone home. An extraordinary restoration imparts a distinctly modern sensibility to the compelling architecture of this Johnson & Johnson legacy home, a restored Normandy manor masterpiece designed in 1925 by celebrated architect, Ernest Flagg.
Highlights include, a beamed Great Room with a trio of French doors to a house-wide bluestone patio, a fireside billiards room, and stunning den with a soaring 6-foot copper sheathed fireplace mantel.
Every single detail of the dream-worthy Christopher Peacock kitchen dazzles and delights; an island of Calacatta marble with walnut prep area, chef-caliber appliances and butler''s pantry.
Each of the five bedroom suites features sumptous bathrooms, including the master sanctuary with a marble bath, fireplace, and 700 square foot private terrace.
Kimberly Rizk of Callaway Henderson Sotheby's International Realty
#4: 148 Hodge Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
Listing price: $3,275,000 | Complete listing: http://bit.ly/2RbbyyX
The graceful, old-world atmosphere of this Tudor home is totally in keeping with its prestigious address in Princeton's Western section.
Rooms of elegance and style are highlighted by lustrous wood and bluestone flooring, barrel vaulted and beamed cathedral ceilings, and decorative cast plaster moldings.
Casual and formal living rooms sit beside one another, each with a fireplace, and separated by a wine room and an elevator that connects 3 floors.
The library links via an arched door to a private courtyard. Both a butler pantry and the pro-style kitchen open into the inviting family room and formal dining.
Designed with fitness in mind, the lower level features a gym and half bath. Two upper floors are devoted to peaceful rest with lovely en suite bedrooms.
Norman Callaway of Callaway Henderson Sotheby's International Realty
#5: 5 Lafayette Rd W, Princeton, NJ 08540
Listing price: $3,200,000 | Complete listing: http://bit.ly/2FUWpjj
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.
Judith Stier of Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate
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