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2 Jefferson Ave Short Hills, NJ 07078

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  • Single-Family Home
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 full, 3 partial Bathrooms
  • Lot size: 1.83 acres
  • 95 Days on Trulia

Home Details for 2 Jefferson Ave

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Step into the splendor of this magnificent 17,000 square foot English Manor home and dare to dream! Presiding over almost two acres of sweeping lawns and manicured English gardens, this stately home was exquisitely restored and expanded on a grand scale in 2001 – a tour de force not to be missed! An impressive gallery composed of elaborate trims and fluted pillared archways span the home, introducing gracious formal rooms along the way. A center music room sets the tone for special evenings of elegant entertaining as wide entries connect the grand living room and formal dining room. T...he living room is enhanced with a floral motif coffered ceiling and an ornate stone fireplace with chiseled cherubs that dance across the mantel, while the banquet-sized fireside formal dining room is embellished with original mahogany ceiling beams and paneled walls. Each has two sets of French doors that open to an expansive brick terrace surrounded by stone knee walls and cherub statues set against a backdrop of manicured lawns and privacy hedgerows. Together, it all creates a fairy tale experience in extended al fresco dining. A stunning library is clad in paneled walls and custom built-ins, enhanced with a decorative fireplace, while a first-floor home office features a wall of built-ins and desk/work station. A mirrored boudoir/powder room is de rigueur for this fine home, with a nearby reading niche that adds cachet. A sun-filled conservatory offers a quiet respite, complete with stone fountain, and pastoral garden views on three sides. An open concept Clive Christians chefs kitchen and fireside great room are beautifully designed with today’s comfortable lifestyle in mind. Fine custom cabinetry, granite countertops, state-of-the-art appliances and top amenities define the kitchen and breakfast area with floor-to-ceiling transomed windows and access to the terrace. A massive Carrera marble-topped center island with seating is its centerpiece. A fully-equipped butlers pantry is outfitted with a wall oven and warming tray, cooktop, sink and two walls of glass-front cabinetry. Coffered ceilings, original floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and a bay of shuttered doors that open to the deep side lawn, terrace and a English boxwood garden and walkways that meander throughout. A nearby home office with a wall of built-in and desk/work station adds versatility. A rear hallway with coffered ceiling has direct access to the two-car heated garage, port cochere and charming terrace and that lead to the parking court. 2nd Floor A virtual home above a home, the expansive second floor is host to a romantic fireside master suite set beneath an elaborate coffered ceiling, enhanced with a palatial custom dressing room, his- and her- custom-fitted walk-in closets and two elegant marble-clad master baths; one with shower, another with tub shower. Three additional bedrooms enjoy walk-in closets and elaborate trims. Two bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bath with double vanity, separate
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Elementary School
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Middle School
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Millburn Senior High School
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Features of this property

Information last updated on 04/21/2017 12:00 AM:
    • Price: $5,250,000
    • 7 Bedrooms
    • 6 full, 3 partial Bathrooms
    • Single-Family Home
    • Status: For Sale
    • Lot Size: 1.83 acres
    • MLS/Source ID: 3381085
    • Zip: 07078

2 Jefferson Ave Public Records

Official property, sales, and tax information from county (public) records as of 06/2016:
    • Single Family Residential
    • Built In 1900
    • Parking Spaces: 2
    • County: Essex
    • 10,327 sqft
    • Stories: 2 story
    • Exterior Walls: Stucco
    • Lot Size: 1.83 acres
    • Parking: Garage
    • Construction: Other
2 Jefferson Avenue, Short Hills NJ
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Price History for 2 Jefferson Ave

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12/14/1998 Sold view detail $2,139,000 Public records Public records  
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    Insured Non-Residential Grant Deed
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