CLASSIC ELEGANCE:  62 Western Drive, Short Hills, NJ

62 Western Drive Front View Of Home

Ideally nestled on 0.68 prime acres in the heart of Old Short Hills, this completely renovated home is absolutely stunning offering the perfect alternative to new construction. With architectural interest at every turn and striking moldings that cannot be replicated, this home creates a commanding presence and offers no less.

With 7 generously sized bedrooms, chef's kitchen with professional appliances, large center island and light-filled breakfast room, circular drive and intimate rear deck, this home is sure to please. The beautifully finished walk-out lower level is a delightful surprise, boasting an exercise room, recreation room, large bonus room for a future media room or wine cellar and an in-law suite with kitchenette, bedroom and bath. Don't settle for ordinary when you can live extraordinarily.

7 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, 2 car garage, 3 fireplaces, grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and hardwood in most spaces, Guest suite with kitchenette, Kohler natural gas generator, spectacular 0.68 acre property with private deck and so much more.

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VIRTUAL TOURS / INTERACTIVE FLOOR PLAN

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In this virtual tour you will be able to walk through the home, see the floor plan, view additional photos of the property, arrange furniture using the floor planner and even view an area map.

Property Video

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PROPERTY OVERVIEW

62 Western Drive Front View Of HomeEntry to this magnificent home is accessed from a quiet street and through a circular drive, creating a commanding presence and promising no less. Peace and privacy abound in this idyllic setting, feeling far from the world yet only a few minutes from the Short Hills NJ Transit Train Station which offers convenient service to both Hoboken and New York Penn Station.

62 Western Drive FoyerThe impressive Entry Hall, with original wood staircase, custom doorways, beautiful moldings and soaring ceilings, offers guests a glimpse of the grandeur that awaits every turn. Flanking the Entry Hall are an elegant fireside Living Room and banquet-sized formal Dining Room both boasting original lead-paned windows and offering spaces that are perfect for both intimate gatherings and large events.


62 Western Drive Living RoomAnchored on beautiful hardwood flooring and set beneath a high ceiling with beautiful moldings, a large lead-paned window and architectural interest at every turn, the fireside formal Living Room is elegant, welcoming guests with warmth and grandeur.

62 Western Drive Dining RoomA banquet-scale, fireside formal dining room with custom wainscoting and double windows sets the tone for lavish entertaining under a dramatic crown molding, offering the perfect space for both small and large dinner gatherings. Holidays and every day will offer a very special experience.


62 Western Drive KitchenAt the very heart of the home is the spacious Kitchen with walls of windows offering complete visibility of the grounds. The gourmet Kitchen is high-end, embellished with custom cabinetry, granite countertops, Dacor 6-burner range with 2 ovens, Dacor warming drawer, Best By Broan exhaust fan, Miele dishwasher, Sub-Zero refrigerator & freezer, Dacor microwave and oversized center island with seating. The kitchen also features a large pantry, offering abundant storage.

62 Western Drive Breakfast RoomConnected to the kitchen one will find a convenient breakfast room offering walls of windows and an abundance of natural light. This room also offers convenient access to the expansive deck for easy al fresco entertaining. Here you will also find a mudroom with double coat closet and custom window seat with storage.

62 Western Drive Family RoomThe epitome of gathering is a sun-drenched Family Room encompassing walls of windows and the focal rear staircase with direct access to the second floor. 

62 Western Drive Master SuiteThree bedrooms reside on the second floor, each with hardwood flooring and custom-fitted closets. The luxurious master suite offers the homeowner a serene, generously sized fireside bedroom and sitting room. Furthermore, the master bath is richly finished with an oversized stall shower, soaking tub and double-sink vanity. The bedroom offers generous views of the perfectly manicured grounds.

62 Western Drive Third Floor BedroomThe third floor offers three additional light filled bedrooms with architectural interest at every turn. An additional bath with large stall shower and double Corian vanities adds both functionality and convenience. A large unfinished attic area is also found on this level and offers a plethora of open storage space. 

62 Western Drive Recreation RoomThe walk-out Lower Level is expansive, with an assortment of rooms created for the individual tastes of its occupants including a recreation room, exercise room, kitchenette, bedroom suite with full bath, utility room and storage room which could become a future wine cellar or home theater. The oversized laundry center resides on this level.

62 Western Drive Aerial View Of RearThe grounds are breathtaking with sweeping lawns and mature landscaping. The expansive deck offers delightful views of the lush resort-like property. From morning coffee to late night dinner parties, there isn’t a more perfect place to start or finish the day. A two car garage offers the ultimate in convenience and offers additional storage.

The technical systems are exactly what one would expect in a home of this caliber, with sophisticated state-of-the-art heating and cooling systems featuring radiant heat in many tiled areas of the home, security system and whole-house built-in natural gas generator.

This estate awaits that extraordinary buyer who appreciates fine craftsmanship, modern conveniences and all that Short Hills has to offer.

PROPERTY DETAILS

OVERVIEW

  • Completely renovated, historic home
  • 7 generously-sized bedrooms
  • 4 1/2 baths
  • 2 car garage
  • 3 fireplaces
  • 0.68 lush acres
  • Grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and hardwood flooring in most rooms
  • High-tech systems including sophisticated heating and cooling system, radiant heating in many tiled areas and whole-house generator
  • Expansive rear deck
  • 45 minutes from Midtown Manhattan
  • Top-ranked Short Hills school system

FIRST LEVEL

Entry Hall

  • Stained & leaded glass door
  • Hardwood floor with walnut inlay
  • Chestnut moldings
  • Low voltage lighting
  • Antique chandelier

Music Room

  • Hardwood floor with walnut inlay
  • Chestnut molding

Living Room

  • Wood-burning fireplace with traditional wood mantel
  • Original stained & leaded glass transoms over 3 windows
  • Chandelier
  • Extensive woodwork

Dining Room

  • Dual pocket doors from living room
  • Wood burning fireplace with marble mantel
  • Chandlier
  • Stained & leaded glass transoms over 2 windows
  • Low voltage lighting
  • Hardwood flooring with walnut inlay

Kitchen

  • Custom wood cabinetry
  • Granite Countertops
  • Subway tile backsplash
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Dacor 6 burner range with double oven
  • Best by Broan exhaust fan
  • Dacor warming drawer
  • Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer
  • Dacor microwave
  • Miele dishwasher
  • Oversized center island
    • Additional sink
    • Point of use filtered water faucet
  • Large double-door pantry
  • Nearby breakfast room with French-doors to deck

Mudroom

  • Double coat closet
  • Tile floor
  • Window seat with three drawers

Family Room

  • Hardwood floors with walnut inlay
  • Surround sound speakers
  • Back stairs to the second floor

Powder Room

  • Two brass sconces over pedestal sink
  • Tile floor
  • Toto commode
  • New stained & leaded glass window

SECOND LEVEL

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Hardwood floors with walnut inlay
  • Six windows with custom draperies
  • Antique brass light fixture
  • Custom walk-in closet
  • Sitting Room
    • Pocket doors open from bedroom
    • Two sconces over decorative fireplace

Master Bath

  • Deep soaking tub
  • Steam shower
  • Toto commode
  • Radiant heated floors
  • Two linen closets
  • Double sinks with brass faucets and custom vanity

Bedroom 2

  • Hardwood floors with walnut inlay
  • Antique brass light fixture
  • Two windows with custom window treatments
  • Two closets

Full Bath 2

  • Two antique brass sconces
  • Custom vanity with Corian countertop & brass faucets
  • Shower over tub
  • Toto commode
  • Tile floor
  • Window with custom window treatments

Bedroom 3

  • Original hardwood floor
  • Two closets
  • Antique light fixture
  • Two windows with custom window treatments

THIRD FLOOR

Bedroom 4

  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Four new windows with custom window treatments
  • Recessed lighting
  • Closet

Bedroom 5

  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Four new windows with custom window treatments
  • Recessed lighting
  • Closet

Bedroom 6

  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Five windows
  • Recessed lighting
  • Closet

Full Bath 3

  • Shower stall
  • Toto commode
  • Custom vanity with Double Corian sinks and Corian countertop
  • Tile floor

Unfinished Storage Room

  • Walk-through access
  • Plethora of storage space

WALKOUT LOWER LEVEL

Recreation Room

  • Recessed lighting
  • Built-in bookcases
  • Hardwood flooring
  • High ceilings

Kitchenette

  • Custom cabinetry
  • Stainless steel sink
  • Tile floor
  • Westinghouse refrigerator/freezer
  • Frigidaire freezer
  • KitchenAid dishwasher

Exercise Room

  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Recessed lighting
  • Built-in shelving
  • Flat screen television
  • Mirrored wall
  • Closet

In-law Suite

  • Wall to wall carpeting
  • Three windows with custom window treatments
  • Closet

Full Bath 4

  • Shower over tub
  • Toto commode
  • Double sconce light fixture
  • Custom vanity with Corian sink
  • Linen closet

Laundry Room

  • Custom cabinetry
  • Tile floor
  • LG front-loading washer
  • LG Dryer
  • Custom vanity with ceramic sink
  • Recessed lighting

Bonus Room

  • Potential to become wine cellar or theater

Separate Entrance

  • Tile floor
  • Double closet
  • Built-in storage

SYSTEMS

  • Multi-zone heating and cooling systems
  • Radiant heat in many tiled areas of the home
  • Water softener
  • Kohler natural gas backup generator
  • Weil McLain gas hot water heater
  •  Amp electrical service
  • State-of-the-art security system with motion detectors and glass break sensors
  • Underground sprinkler system
  • Central Vacuum

EXTERIOR

Carriage House

  • Detached 2-car garage
  • Electric garage door openers
  • Two story structure
    • Second story currently used for storage

EXCLUSIONS

The information above is deemed to be accurate but is not guaranteed and is subject to change.

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