495 Longview Road, South Orange NJ

495 Longview Road Front Photo

Mid-Century Modern Meets Midtown Direct! A rare opportunity to live in an amazing piece of art. Tucked away in a private enclave and truly special in every way, this home will not disappoint. Designed by noted architect, Milton Klein, the clean simplicity and contemporary lines of this home are reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright, where architecture and nature complement each other. A beautiful textural blend of Travertine floors with walls of fieldstone, teak and glass make this a very special residence.

Click here to see the MLS listing and photos for this home.  Additional information not found on the MLS can be found below.

DIGITAL BROCHURE

Click here to view a digital brochure for this property:  495 Longview Road Digital Brochure

This digital brochure includes photos and a description of the many features and amenities offered by this beautiful home.  If you would like to receive a paper copy of this brochure, please contact Tony Verducci at 973-477-2220 or tony@tonyverducci.com.

 

VIRTUAL TOURS / INTERACTIVE FLOOR PLAN

Click here to access a virtual tour for this property:  495 Longview Road Virtual Tour

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

 

PROPERTY OVERVIEW

495 Longview Road Side PhotoThis stunning Mid-century Modern home exists in complete harmony with its environment, reflecting the contemporary style of Frank Lloyd Wright that is characterized by the clean lines of its sleek geometric planes, giant glass windows and high ceilings, the artful marriage of steel, stone and wood, as well as expansive open spaces that bring the outside elements in. Designed by noted architect, Milton Klein, this home is the quintessential integration of art, architecture and nature. An expanse of glass walls along the eastern side of the home affords magnificent winter Manhattan skyline views, while banks of glass at the back of the home frame a secluded center patio set against a tiered garden backdrop. An open concept floor plan creates a sense of space and fluidity, with a textural blend of Travertine floors, walls of fieldstone, teak and glass present in each room.

495 Longview Road Living RoomThe dramatic living room with front and back views features a fireplace embedded in a wall of stone that flows into the dining room, complete with a recessed service bar, each with access to an elevated wraparound deck that juts out over the grounds below and beyond. Latticed teak privacy folding doors close off the dining room from the entry foyer and powder room for intimate gatherings. The master suite is set on a wing of its own, with sliders that open to the patio -- the perfect sunset setting for an evening repast. A skylit hallway, lined with ebony closets, introduces dual marble-clad master baths, each with its own room-sized custom dressing closet and recessed drawers stacked in ascending sizes; one features a marble-topped vanity with dressing table, plus a master shower and commode hidden behind a mirrored wall; the other has a unique sunken tub with marble surround and a separate commode.

495 Longview Road BarA nearby cozy home office/den with built-ins and deck access adds cachet. The kitchen is dressed in crisp white cabinetry with quality appliances, anchored on hardwood floors and enhanced with lofty vistas from the breakfast area. A nearby laundry/mud room has a separate entrance from the parking court for easy access, while an ensuite bedroom off the kitchen is an added bonus as a guest quarters or in-law suite. 

495 Longview Road Deck

Floating travertine steps lead to the walk-out lower level recreation room with sleek onyx-hued tile floors that contrast with the rustic flavor of a fieldstone wall, complete with built-ins and access to a lower covered patio that offers yet another idyllic respite. A children's wing on this level includes light-filled rooms with wall-to-wall carpeting that are connected by a Jack and Jill bath with double sinks and oversized shower. A wine room, a lighted walk-in cedar-lined closet, a second half bath and two large storage/utility rooms complete this spacious level. A two-car detached garage off the parking court completes the picture.

Set on over an acre of lush grounds, this unique home is a fabulous hidden gem.

PROPERTY DETAILS

    

     OVERVIEW

  • This home features everything home buyers want today and more:
    • Mid-century modern architecture, designed by noted architect Milton Klein with Frank Lloyd Wright influence
    • Breathtaking winter NYC views
    • Prestigious Newstead neighborhood in a quiet, private location near South Mountain Reservation
    • Bright, sunlit rooms with soaring floor to ceiling windows and travertine flooring, teak walls and many custom built-ins
    • Flexible floor plan with 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths
    • Expansive floor to ceiling stone wall with fireplace and bench seating
    • Oversized master suite on main level with walls of windows, closets and drawers, 2 dressing rooms and 2 full baths
    • Den and bedroom/in-law suite on main level
    • Lower level with separate entry, oversized family room, two bedrooms, full bath, powder room, wine cellar and cedar closet
    • Extensive storage throughout
    • Outdoor entertaining on large deck spanning the entire home with stunning views of NYC and the expansive property

     EXTERIOR

  • Long, curved driveway leading up to a private enclave
  • Professionally landscaped and maintained 1.2 acre property
  • Contemporary, vertical wood siding
  • Grand walkway leading to entry door
  • Private courtyard with access from Living Room and Master Bedroom
  • Oversized parking court with additional parking spaces
  • 2 car oversized garage
  • Expansive deck accessed from Den, Living Room, Dining Room and Breakfast Room

 

     INTERIOR (MAIN LEVEL)

  • Travertine and hardwood flooring throughout living spaces
  • High ceilings, teak walls and built-ins
  • Tall solid wood doors throughout with teak moldings in many rooms
  • Recessed lighting in many rooms
  • Dramatic, floating travertine staircase leading to lower level
  • Access to large deck from many rooms
  • Dramatic entry foyer with custom see-through teak dividers to dining room
  • Large living room with one wall featuring a floor to ceiling focal stone fireplace with bench seating,  one teak wall with hidden built-ins, and two full walls of windows featuring NYC winter views and the courtyard
  • Spacious Dining Room with a full wall of windows, serving shelf and teak wet bar
  • Main level den with access to deck
  • White kitchen with Corian counters, SubZero refrigerator/freezer and windows on two sides
  • Large breakfast area with a wall of windows, providing convenient deck access
  • Large Laundry Room with oversized window, countertop, sink, second electric oven, storage and a private entrance from the parking court
  • Master Bedroom
    • Main level, privately located near the den
    • Floor to ceiling windows with stunning views of the courtyard and property
    • Four skylights
    • Entry foyer with bank of ebony closets
    • Two oversized, custom dressing rooms with custom graduated drawers (ascending small to large) and a custom organization system
    • Master Bath #1
      • Large marble vanity with sink and make-up area
      • Custom mirrors
      • Separate room with stall shower and commode featuring marble tile from floor to ceiling
    • Master Bath #2
      • Marble tile from floor to ceiling
      • Large marble vanity with sink
      • Oversized, sunken tub
      • Custom mirrors
      • Separate commode

     INTERIOR (LOWER LEVEL)

  • Separate, private entrance
  • Generously sized Family Room with tile flooring, built-ins and a wall of windows
  • Two bedrooms with custom built-ins and large windows sharing a Jack/Jill bath
  • Powder room
  • Wine cellar
  • Cedar closet
  • Several storage and utility rooms

 

     SYSTEMS

  • Natural gas, built-in generator
  • Alarm system
  • Gas water heater
  • Three-zone heating and air conditioning:
    • Zone 1: Main Level (Right side of home)
    • Zone 2: Main Level (Master Suite and Den)
    • Zone 3: Lower Level
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