Equestrian Manor in a Suburban Setting

Harding Twp. / New Vernon, NJ

Auction Date & Time

Tuesday March 27, 2018 at 6:00pm (ET)

Registered bidders only. Contact Platinum for registration information.

Property Specs

Main Residence
6 BD / 7 BA / 3 Half BA

+/- 5,388 sf main living level; +/- 5,595 sf upper living level (plus 2,687 sf of “finished” attic); +/- 4,920 sf “finished” lower level

Pool House
1 BA; +/- 1,040 sf

6 stalls; +/- 1,835 sf

Built: 1992 / Renovated: 2015

Lot Size: +/- 10.23 acres

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The Property

PREVIOUSLY OFFERED FOR $8 MILLION. NOW SELLING WITHOUT RESERVE!  This handsome estate is nestled within the affluent suburbs of New Vernon, New Jersey, yet offers more than 10 acres of manicured grounds and a host of equestrian amenities (including access to miles of riding trails). Built to the highest commercial standards, and offering three living levels, a large pool house and an inground pool, the Property is an ideal haven for large families or those who love to entertain.

The estate, situated on a quiet cul-de-sac with views of the surrounding pastures, is comprised of a main residence, pool house and 6-stall barn. A total of 6 bedrooms, 8 full and 3 half baths span the Property, whose fine finishes include a brick exterior, oak wood moldings / flooring and Mahogany wood paneling. Underneath, the Property is built with features not usually found in residential real estate, from TJI floor joists to Pella premium windows and a whole house generator.

Entertaining areas and family quarters alike are generously proportioned, with the center of the home occupied by a great room with full wet bar and access to the rear patio. A gourmet kitchen with professional grade appliances, including a 60” range, cozy breakfast area, and gentleman’s study are also located on the main level – family bedrooms, including a two-bedroom in-law suite, are upstairs. Unique features include a pine-paneled yoga room, spacious master suite and temperature-controlled wine cellar with storage for over 1,000 bottles.


The pool house, recently renovated, is complete with living area, full kitchen and its own bath, and is adjacent to the 6-stall barn. A washroom, tack room and hayloft are within the nearly 2,000-sf barn, which opens onto the local bridle paths.

Additional information on this exciting luxury auction® opportunity can be found in the online Document Portal.

The Community

NEW VERNON, NJ. Ranked 55 out of 500 on the 2017 Forbes list of “America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes,” the exclusive hamlet of New Vernon is an enticing combination of suburban conveniences and pastoral landscapes situated only 40 miles from New York City. An unincorporated community within Harding Township, it is the seat of local governmental offices and a destination for equestrian enthusiasts who want acres of pastures and easy access to the cultural centers of Manhattan, Newark and Philadelphia. Rolling pastures and miles of bridle trails maintained by the Harding Township / Green Village Bridle Path Association traverse New Vernon, and many residents keep horses on their farmland-assessed acreage.

Much of what is now known as New Vernon began as an agricultural community in the 1700s, and the area was largely untouched by colonial turnpikes, canals, and railways of later years. Wealthy residents of Newark and Manhattan began moving to the area to escape a hectic urban lifestyle, and in 1928 they established the New Vernon Neighborhood Restrictive Agreement. This voluntary covenant placed restrictions on the land that required future owners to maintain the rural nature of the area, and the +1,000 acres involved influenced the zoning codes that have preserved the landscape to the present day.

The Location

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ. Part of the New York Metropolitan area, Morris is New Jersey’s tenth-most populous county, with a population of nearly 500,000 at the last United States Census. Ranked among the highest per capita incomes in New Jersey and the third-highest median household income in America, Morris County residents were also honored by Forbes in 2009 as the sixth-best place to raise a family in the nation. Families enjoy not only the proximity to New York City, but also the 13,000 county parks, ten local farmer’s markets and many kid-friendly museums. There are also four county golf courses and many more public and private courses and clubs in Morris County.

Thirty-three Fortune 500 Companies have headquarters offices, or a major facility in Morris County, including industry giants like AT&T, Honeywell, Colgate-Palmolive, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson. Major employers in the county range from health care to mobility solutions: Novartis, Atlantic Health System, Saint Clare’s Hospital Inc., and the Avis-Budget Group employ thousands of residents, and local businesses and residents alike take advantage of Morris County’s low general tax rates – New Vernon, in fact, has the lowest general and effective tax rates in the entire county.

Property listed and offered for sale by Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby’s International Realty (Lic#0903100). Listing Agents Berly Teele (Lic#0559674) and Lisa Geoffroy (Lic#1539382). Platinum Luxury Auctions LLC is a registered Foreign Limited Liability Company with the state of New Jersey (ID#0450234983) performing auction and auction-marketing services as part of this transaction, and is not performing any real estate brokerage services where prohibited. Sotheby’s International Realty, the Sotheby’s International Realty logo and affiliate logos are registered (or unregistered) service marks used with permission. Neither Sotheby’s, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, nor any of their affiliated companies is providing any product or service in connection with this event other than as required by applicable law. Bid calling provided by a licensed NJ auctioneer.


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