Eatontown, New Jersey 07724
Elegant Restored Gem
Brick front walkways and stairs with white spindle rails lead up to covered front porch. Step thru the wood entry door with side light panels and transom windows. As you enter the airy front hall with 9 foot tall ceiling, note the crown molding and original trim which is throughout the house. Rooms have 6 over 6 pane light glass and wood sash windows with wavy ripple glass. The spacious living room and dining room have 9 foot tall wood coffered ceilings. Newly carpeted living room has 3 large windows, original brick fireplace hearth and wood mantel with tile surround plus a farmhouse double door with stained glass inserts which conceals a roomy shelved closet.
The dining room has ornate ceiling medallion, original wainscoting and wood raid and French doors which open to covered rear porch...room has tall closet with wood panel door plus a 1/2 bath newly papered with vintage NOS mid century Schumaker floral wallpaper, faux wainscoting with wood rail and faux tile wallpaper and antique vanity cabinet and new Victorian style oil bronze hardware and lighting.
Kitchen has plenty of storage with solid cherry wood cabinets and pantry closet, new stainless appliances, granite counter tops, hand glazed porcelain tile backsplash with floral listello border, new Kohler sink with Victorian style faucet, hardware and new ceiling eye lights. 1st floor laundry closet with new wood Shaker cabinets and vintage style schoolhouse light. Basement door with iron mortise latch hardware leads to circular brick cistern now used as basement and housing water heater, newer boiler (replaced 2016) and above ground oil tank.
Staircase with turned wood spindle sidewinder banister is newly carpeted and leads to second floor landing and linen closet at top of stairs. Large bath is tiled with refinished wood vanity and mirror and oil bronze Victorian hardware and faucets, new toilet and window and large wood shelved glass sconce lighted closet in this room as well.
Master bedroom with original fireplace tile surround and brick hearth has 3 large windows and niche for dresser cabinet or desk and large double door walk in closet with built in wood cabinets. 2nd large bedroom has built in cabinets and large closet with louver over panel bifold doors and 2 large windows with lovely view of back yard. Front room with window is perfect for office or as nursery. New oak laminate flooring in bedrooms and Victorian oil bronze and glass shade fans, pendant, flush mount and sconce lights throughout house. All electrical covers and outlets have been replaced. Walls and trim are newly painted and all door knobs and hinges and cabinet pulls are new and reflect a vintage flair appropriate to the era.
Covered rear porch has new tongue and groove wood deck with white vinyl spindle rails. Brick well has been newly sided and repainted. The slate patio area behind porch overlooks deep backyard which is a meadow of tranquility with ornamental plantings shade trees 2 story barn red carriage house with hand laid brick foundation and second story loft (plus electric water and phone line) for storage garage studio she cave man cave teen hang out kids play room... lots of possibilities. Established bed of blueberry bushes and a vintage swallow martin birdhouse behind the barn.
Yard is completely fenced with white dog ear picket fence with two gates including rolling wide gate for car truck or tractor access at top of driveway and chain link fence along side and back of property. Long paved driveway with plenty of off street parking is sided by raised bed with ornamental plantings and perennials. New roof on house and barn and new gutters on porches.
All this conveniently in the midst of the New Jersey Shore area convenient to malls, shopping and transportation. Walk or bike on wooded trails in Huber or Hartshorne Woods, window shop, visit farmers markets or dine in nearby Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright and Fair Haven. Catch the train to shore points or New York City in Little Silver. Spend a day at the races at nearby Monmouth Park in Oceanport. Hang out on the boardwalks in nearby Long Branch, Asbury Park, Ocean Grove and Belmar or drive over to Sandy Hook Gateway National Park and spend a day at the beach.
Come take a look at this vintage charmer... it won't last!
|Lot Size||61x200 IRR|
|Assessed Tax Value|
- 1st Floor Bath
- Dining room
- Galley Kitchen
- Living room
- Driveway - Paved
- Fenced Yard
- Fresh paint
- Carriage House
- Cast Iron Radiators
- French doors
- Back porch
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