Basking Ridge, NJ
Auction Date & Time
6 BD / 6 BA / 2 Half BA
+/- 7,189 sf
Lot Size: +/- 9.3 acres
SOLD by Platinum after more than four years on the market! This custom-designed estate is situated on +9 private acres in the exclusive community of Pheasant Crossing in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. The Property offers a park-like, suburban setting located within a short commute to Manhattan.
Located at the end of an elegant, winding driveway and hidden from the main street, the residence features a stone and cedar shake exterior. The large front porch includes an attached gazebo, while the backyard patio – done in beautiful, hand-laid bluestone – includes a fireplace and built-in grill.
Upon entry, one finds a two-story foyer featuring marble and granite flooring, a chandelier with ceiling medallion, extensive crown and picture frame molding, and a curved staircase leading to the upper level. In total, three living levels offer more than 7,100 interior sf of living space, with 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths. Entertaining areas include a handsome, wood-paneled library, spacious living room and light-filled family room, all of which provide access to the rear patio.
A formal dining room connects to the gourmet kitchen via a butler’s pantry, which is complete with granite countertops, wine refrigerator, and ample storage. The kitchen and breakfast area are open and bright, with large windows and vaulted ceilings. White wood cabinets complement a seafoam green, glass backsplash and white marble. Professional-grade appliances include a 6-burner Wolf range with griddle and wall-mounted pot filler, DCS range hood, Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator/freezer, Bosch dishwasher and additional Fisher Paykel DishDrawer dishwashers. Two large islands provide plenty of space for food preparation and casual family dining.
One guest bedroom with an en-suite bath is on the first floor, while the remainder of the four guest bedrooms are on the upper level. The large master suite includes his-and-hers walk-in closets and a sitting room complete with a wood-burning fireplace and built-in cabinetry offering a sink and refrigerator drawers. The spa-like master bath features radiant-heated marble flooring, a walk-in steam shower, jetted tub, and double vanity with raised sinks.
The finished lower level is the perfect place to relax and unwind with family and friends! The space includes a recreation room with wood-burning fireplace, wet bar/kitchen, dining area, enclosed home theater, 1,000-bottle wine cellar with adjacent tasting/cigar room, and a fitness center with a bathroom that features a walk-in steam shower and sauna.
Important Note: The Property is currently leased by a business executive through June 30, 2019. The purchaser of the Property at Auction will therefore assume the position of landlord (and receive the affiliated lease income) through the conclusion of the lease term. The residence can then be occupied once the lease has concluded.
Property listed and sold by Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby’s International Realty (Lic#0903100). Listing Agent Michael Lattmann (Lic#0336689). Platinum Luxury Auctions LLC is a registered Foreign Limited Liability Company with the state of New Jersey (ID#0450234983) performing auction-marketing services as part of this transaction, and is not performing any real estate brokerage services where prohibited. Bid calling by New Jersey Auctioneer Alfred J. Finocchiaro (Lic#9486638). 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.
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