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75 Troy Drive, Short Hills, NJ 07078
Sold! Blessed with enormous curb appeal and resting on almost a half-acre of beautifully landscaped property, this spacious custom home enjoys a prime spot in one of Short Hills' premier pocket neighborhoods. Updated and expanded in 2010, attention to detail is evident from the very moment this fine home comes into view.
As the paver walkway meanders through manicured lawns, the covered front entry invites you to come inside and explore. Crossing the threshold you are introduced to the quality craftsmanship and fine detailing that will continue throughout. In the foyer, the Jerusalem gold limestone floor, outlined by a darker ribbon inlay, gives way to the warm hardwood floors found in the adjoining rooms. Broad entries direct your attention to the living room and formal dining room, where entertaining, even on the highest level, is done with ease. The living room spills into the adjoining family room which continues into a delightful sun room with sliders to the patio and fabulous backyard. With this open floor plan and effortless flow to outdoor living, this exceptional home brings elegance and comfort together with enormous success.
Across the foyer, the formal dining room provides a wonderful atmosphere for a dinner party. Guests are encouraged to relax and enjoy lively conversation, while the savory aroma of home cooking makes its way in from the nearby kitchen.
The heart of every home is the kitchen, and this home is no exception. The flow from the family room and sun room into this designer kitchen create both culinary and social hubs, where everyone will naturally gather and linger. As special treat for the busy home cook, even seasoned skills will be elevated to the next level. We begin with the sparkling Jerusalem gold limestone floor and counters, custom cherry cabinets, a large center island with breakfast bar, warming drawer, storage and beverage cooler. Top-of-the-line appliances are on hand to help get the job done, while those unexpected extras, like the pot-filler, under-cabinet, recessed and pendant lighting all help make everything go smoothly. It is breakfast area that will draw interest. Set beneath a domed ceiling with windows and adjacent to tall windows and French doors to the patio, this breakfast area clearly redefines casual dining. Conveniently positioned off the kitchen are the maid's quarters or office, a laundry room, pantry closet, full bath and access to the 2-car garage.
Resting upstairs are five generous bedrooms and four full baths. The master bedroom welcomes your large furniture pieces and offers substantial closet storage. The full master bath is sure to relax and invigorate, featuring both a walk-in shower and jetted soaking tub. Two of the remaining four bedrooms enjoy the benefit of individual en suite baths, while the hall bath aptly serves the remaining bedrooms.
The lower level offers leisure space and additional storage. Outside, a large paver patio is perfect for al fresco dining, while an expansive backyard welcomes outdoor play and gardening.
The Interior Features include:
The foyer includes a Jerusalem gold limestone tile floor, crown molding, center hall, recessed lights, turned staircase to upper level, door to basement, two guest closets and large entries to adjoining rooms.
The living room has a hardwood floor, crown molding, recessed lights and a large picture window.
The family room features a hardwood floor, recessed lights, a gas fireplace with tile surround and a ceiling fan.
The sun room includes a hardwood floor, built-in speakers, crown molding, recessed lights, a ceiling fan, 7-foot tall casement windows and a French slider to the back.
The kitchen features a Jerusalem gold limestone tile floor, a Jerusalem gold limestone counters, custom cherry cabinets, onyx tile backsplash, center island with breakfast bar, recessed lights, GE Monogram wine cooler, Dacor convection double oven with warming drawer, Thermador refrigerator with matching cherry doors and a Dacor 4-burner professional gas cook top.
The breakfast area has a hardwood floor and a dome ceiling with windows.
The powder room includes an onyx floor and an onyx floating vanity.
The full bath features a tile floor, tile wainscoting, a shower/tub and a vanity sink with glass vessel sink.
Guest bedroom includes a hardwood floor, crown molding and a ceiling fan.
The laundry room has a Jerusalem gold limestone tile floor, recessed light and a walk out to the driveway.
Indulgent Master Suite
The master bedroom features a hardwood floor, tray ceiling, a ceiling fan, recessed lights and a walk-in closet with recessed lights.
The master bath includes a marble tile floor, marble vanity, a marble tile shower, recessed lights, soaking tub/spa and a tile marble wainscoting with a glass inlay.
Family Bedrooms & Baths
Bedroom 2 has a hardwood floor, crown molding, recessed lights, a ceiling fan, a walk-in closet and an en suite full bath.
Bedroom 3 has a hardwood floor, crown molding, a ceiling fan and a walk-in closet.
The hall bath includes a tile floor and wainscoting, a tile shower/tub and a double vanity sink.
Bedroom 4 features a hardwood floor, crown molding, a ceiling fan, a closet and an en suite full bath.
Bedroom 5 features a hardwood floor, crown molding, a ceiling fan and a closet.
The recreation room includes wall-to-wall carpet and recessed lights.
The office has wall-to-wall carpet and recessed lights.
An unfinished wine cellar and additional storage are provided
RECENT HOME IMPROVEMENTS:
The entire house (except for 2 baths) was renovated in 2010.
Sun room, master bedroom and master bath addition.
Kitchen extended and renovated.
Family room and living room renovated.
Dining room renovated.
Bath on first level totally renovated.
New Jerusalem gold limestone floors throughout entrance hall, kitchen, back hallway and laundry room.
New powder room.
All bedrooms updated.
Modular closets in three of five bedrooms on the second level.
New patio installed.
Basement under extension with high ceilings and unfinished wine cellar added.
New landscaping throughout including new walkways in front 2003.
Garage dry walled.
New carpeting in the basement and completely repainted 2014.
Exterior of house repainted 2013.
Roof inspected and minor repairs done 2014.
All in wall wiring for plasma TVs in master bedroom and in family room.
Speakers installed in ceiling with hidden wiring on the lower level.
Wired in the wall for surround sound systems in family room and master bedroom.
Several internet cable points in the house.
Underground sprinkler system.
Two 50 gallon water heater tanks.
Dedicated 120V circuit in garage for high-powered tools.
Natural Gas line to an outside grill.
AHS Warranty that is good until December 2014 - comes with house.
Water softener installed 2012 with extra years warranty.
Attic access with stairs in master closet.
3-zone heating and cooling.
Driveway repaved in summer 2012 and concrete skirt installed.
All new windows installed in the house in 2003.
Additional Features include:
Central air conditioning
Wood shingle exterior
Paver front walkways and covered entry
Paved driveway with additional parking
Attached 2-car garage
Paver patio overlooks a private backyard
Professionally landscaped property
Prime neighborhood close to shopping, recreation, top rated schools and NYC commuter trains
Easy access to major highways, business centers and Newark/Liberty International Airport
Lot Size: 0.46 acre
Please call Elaine @ 973-715-8555 for an appointment to see this home.
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