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5 Cambridge Dr., Short Hills, NJ 07078
Renovated and updated to perfection in 2008, this exquisite center-hall colonial commands attention. Resting on an acre of beautifully landscaped property, this fine home enjoys a prime spot in Short Hill's desirable Hartshorn neighborhood. From this tree-lined street, downtown shopping, recreation, top rated schools and NYC commuter trains are only minutes away.
Step inside, where you are greeted by a generous center-hall foyer with convenient guest closets, a nearby powder room, stairs to the upper and lower levels and open entry to the adjoining rooms. Hardwood floors flow neatly from one inviting room to the next, bringing continuity and a wonderful sense of space. The front-to-back living room and formal dining room are clearly designed for entertaining. Front picture windows, tall side windows, decorative moldings and trim, all contribute to a stylish environment that is at once gracious and elegant, warm and inviting. French doors in the living room, open to the patio and fabulous backyard. With this effortless transition to outdoor living, you are encouraged to take full advantage of this incredible setting.
The family room is certain to be a household favorite. An excellent space to entertain and relax. Two sets of French doors lead to a covered veranda, perfect for al freso dining.
This designer Robinswood kitchen showcases custom furniture quality cabinets that reach to the ceiling. Corain counters give way to a tile backsplash, while the center island breakfast bar has a cherry counter and sits beneath custom pendant lighting. Professional quality appliances are just a step or two in any direction. Adjacent to the kitchen is a delightful octagonal breakfast room with access to a walk-in pantry closet with built in shelves and a wine rack.
A wonderfully versatile space is the office. Positioned off the living room, this spacious room includes a recessed ceiling, hardwood floor with ribbon inlay and tall windows. Bring your comfy sofas and chairs and enjoy your favorite book or set up you home office, this is a room ready to accommodate your individual needs.
Comfortably located on the second level are four bedrooms, decorated with restful sleep in mind. The master suite includes a separate sitting area, a huge walk-in closet and luxurious master bath. The second bedroom enjoys the benefit of an en suite full bath and separate dressing room, while the remaining bedrooms are well served by the hall bath. Conveniently situated on the second level is the laundry closet.
Finally, the lower level recreation room is great for indoor play, and also includes loads of storage space and access to utilities.
The Interior Features include:
The generous entry foyer features a hardwood floor, crown molding, two guest closets, stairs to the upper and lower levels and open entry to the adjoining rooms.
The front-to-back living room features a hardwood floor, crown molding, front picture window, fireplace, double doors to the office and French doors opening to a patio and backyard.
The spacious office includes a hardwood floor with a ribbon inlay and recessed lights.
The formal dining room has a hardwood floor, chair rail with picture frame molding below, crown molding, front picture window and tall side windows and open to the foyer and kitchen.
The designer Robinswood kitchen showcases a hardwood floor, custom furniture quality cabinets, tile backsplash, Corian counters, a center island breakfast bar with cherry counter top, pendant lighting and built-in GE Profile microwave/convection oven, warming drawer, farm house sink, Bosch dishwasher, Sub-Zero refrigerator and GE Monogram gas range with exhaust above.
Octagonal breakfast room features a hardwood floor, crown molding, built-in bookshelf and pantry close with built-in wine racks and additional storage.
The family room opens to the kitchen and features a hardwood floor, crown molding, recessed lights and two French doors to the covered veranda patio.
The powder room is conveniently located off the foyer and features a hardwood floor, pedestal sink and crown molding.
Double doors open to the master bedroom featuring a hardwood floor, crown molding, recessed lights, separate sitting area, a single closet and a huge walk-in closet with built-ins and a shoe closet.
The master bath features marble floor, furniture quality vanity with lighted display shelves and two sinks, a walk-in marble steam shower and spa tub with tile surround, recessed lights and large windows.
Bedroom 2 features a hardwood floor, closet, a separate dressing area with a single closet and an en suite full bath with tile floor, beadboard wainscoting, pedestal sink, linen closet and a tile shower.
Bedroom 3 has a hardwood floor and closet.
Bedroom 4 includes a hardwood floor and two closets.
The hall bath features a tile floor, pedestal sink and tile shower/tub.
Hall laundry closet with full size washer and dryer.
The lower level includes a recreation room with wall-to-wall carpet and recessed lights, unfinished storage with twin sinks, utility room and access to the oversized 2-car garage.
Additional Features include:
Renovated in 2008
2 units heating and central air conditioning
New roof - 2002 (40-year shingles)
Stone and clapboard exterior
Bluestone front walkway
Covered front portico
Paved driveway with stone retaining walls and additional parking
Attached, heated and air conditioned 2-car garage
Covered veranda and bluestone patio overlooking a lightly wooded, private backyard that extends beyond the fencing.
Patios, mulched garden sitting area and fenced backyard
Custom naturescape lighting on the patios
Professionally landscaped property includes mature trees, specimen plantings, shrubbery, gardens and established lawns
Desirable Hartshorn neighborhood near downtown shopping, recreation, top rated schools and NYC commuter trains
Easy access to major highways, business centers and Newark/Liberty International Airport
Built: 1949 / Renovations: 2008
Lot Size: 112 x 402 (1.03 Acres)
Call Elaine @ 973-715-8555 for an appointment to see this home or for more information!
2-car attached Deeded
Beautiful 4BD, 3.2BA Colonial on 1 ac in Hartshorn Section