SUBURBAN OASIS:  29 CHESTNUT STREET, LIVINGSTON, NJ

29 Chestnut Street Aerial View Of Home

Architectural and scenic grandeur coincide at this spectacular Livingston stucco and stone estate, nestled on 2.27 manicured acres offering complete privacy and resort-like accommodations. Accessed by a circular courtyard and custom designed to offer every entertaining convenience, this 6-bedroom residence beautifully showcases impeccable attention to detail, designed to perfection by renowned local designer Tracey Butler.

Not until now has a home so special entered the market that every other home feels ordinary in comparison. With unrivaled technology and elegant appointments, this suburban oasis literally has it all. Control4 home automation system for lighting, HVAC, blinds, surveillance cameras (28 in total) and sound/media (24 televisions all included), SunPower 58 kW ultra-high efficiency solar panels, uber-efficient geothermal heating/cooling, gourmet kitchen, state-of-the-art home theater with stunning beverage bar, expansive and dramatic first floor lounge with bar, full-size commercial gym and partially heated circular paver driveway. The expansive rear property rivals an exclusive resort boasting an outdoor kitchen, covered patio with TV and fireplace, free-form pool with waterfall and slide, cabana with kitchen and full bath on over 2 lush acres.

6 Bedrooms, 8 1/2 baths, 3 car garage, 4 fireplaces, grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and cherry hardwood flooring throughout, lounge with bar and seating, high-tech systems, state-of-the-art theater, whole-house generator, spectacular 2.27 acre property with heated in-ground salt water pool, 2 story cabana with kitchen and full blath, high-efficiency solar panels, geothermal heating & cooling and so much more. Vacationing away from home will be a distant memory.

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PROPERTY OVERVIEW

29 Chestnut Street Front View Of HomeEntry to this magnificent home is accessed from a quiet street, through a set of front entry columns and 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 center of Livingston. A portion of the paver drive leading from the street to the garage is heated, offering uninterupted use through all weather conditions. 

29 Chestnut Street Entry HallThe impressive Entry Hall, with wrought iron staircase, custom doorways, marble flooring and soaring ceilings offers guests a glimpse of the grandeur that awaits every turn. Flanking the Entry Hall are an elegant fireside Living Room, first-floor office and banquet-sized two-story formal Dining Room boasting a dramatic chandelier, walls of windows and offering spaces that are perfect for both intimate gatherings and large events.


29 Chestnut Street Living RoomAnchored on beautiful hardwood flooring and set beneath a high ceiling with beautiful moldings and architectural interest at every turn, the fireside formal Living Room is elegant, welcoming guests with warmth and grandeur.

29 Chestnut Street Recreation RoomOff the Living Room, a custom Lounge with soaring ceilings, full-size bar, designer seating, custom built-ins and doors to the outdoor seating area is tucked away in a corner of the home for privacy and ease of entertaining. Attention to detail is evident at every turn, including herringbone pattern hardwood floors, thick moldings and designer lighting fixtures.  Bright, cheerful and inviting, it is the perfect space in which to relax or entertain. A rare find in Livingston and a very special feature in this impressive home.


29 Chestnut Street Dining roomA banquet-scale, two-story formal dining room with custom wallpaper and large bay window sets the tone for lavish entertaining under a dramatic tray ceiling and chandelier, offering the perfect space for both small and large dinner gatherings. Holidays and every day will offer a very special experience.

29 Chestnut Street KitchenAt the very heart of the home is the spacious Kitchen with a wall of windows and connected to the family room, offering complete visibility to the resort-like rear property. The gourmet Kitchen is high-end, embellished with custom cabinetry, stone countertops, 36" Sub-Zero glass front refrigerator, 36" Sub-Zero freezer, Miele coffee/espresso maker, Miele microwave, Wolf 60" dual-fuel range with two electric ovens, 2 Bosch dishwashers, Wolf electric wall oven, Ariston combination washer and dryer, Dual Sub-Zero refrigeration drawers, and oversized center island with seating and additional sink. The convenient Butler's Pantry features yet another beverage refrigerator, custom glass-paned cabinetry, and a walk-in pantry.

29 Chestnut Street Family RoomNearby is the epitome of effortless gathering: a large family room boasting a focal wood burning fireplace with custom mantle. The room features crown molding, a pair of French Doors that open to the rear property, multiple sun-drenched windows, built-in speakers and hardwood flooring. The room is also dressed with chic grasscloth wallpaper. 

29 Chestnut Street Master SuiteThe master suite is an oasis in and of itself. Walking from the main hall through a pair of French Doors, a vestibule ensures that the room is completely tucked away from the rest of the home. In this vestibule, homeowners are greeted with his and her closets outfitted with custom cabinetry, and a substantial master bath. Featuring only the finest marble, custom wood cabinetry, jetted tub, oversized walk-in shower, separate commode room and a built-in television, hotel rooms will always feel like a step below. Continuing on through the vestibule, the true piece de resistance is revealed. The bedroom's focal point is a floor to ceiling gas fireplace insert with marble surround. Also boasting automated shades, walls of windows, en-suite coffee center and a heated balcony, this master suite is sure to please even the most discerning of buyers. Four other bedrooms and a laundry center also reside on this level.

29 Chestnut Street Exercise RoomDown the stairs to the lower level, one will find one of the most elaborate home gyms to have hit the market. Including all of the essentials, such as rubber flooring and mirrored walls, this gym takes it a step further to include remote controlled fans and 6 wall-mounted televisions. Down a large hallway, the gym also boasts a dry sauna, wet sauna and full bath with custom vanity. Offering the ultimate in convenience and good health, gym memberships will be a thing of the past.  

29 Chestnut Street TheaterThe state-of-the-art home theater is impressive and exceptionally comfortable, featuring a high-end home theater control system and Sony DLP projector, eight leather reclining chairs on three levels, handcrafted wood paneling, six custom wall sconces, sound deadening wall panels and luxurious carpeting. The ceiling is also outfitted with star ceiling panels offering a realistic starfield effect. 

29 Chestnut Street TheaterContinuing the theme of effortless entertaining, the home theater boasts a full wet-bar. Custom outfitted with inset wood cabinetry and a custom onyx countertop with lighting from below, this bar is unlike any other. The wet-bar also includes a Thermador microwave, U-Line wine refrigerator, Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawers and a U-Line ice maker. The bar also includes another television so that everyone has a clear line of sight to whatever media is premiering on the projector screen. 

29 Chestnut Street PoolThe grounds are breathtaking with expansive sweeping lawns and privacy all around. The custom terraces and patios across the rear of the property offer delightful views of the lush park-like property. From morning coffee to late night dinner parties, there isn’t a more perfect place to start or finish the day.

29 Chestnut Street Outdoor Area 1 or 3The backyard is a stunning oasis. From the French doors in the first-floor lounge, one arrives at the outdoor covered patio. The area boasts yet another television screen and gas fireplace. The ceilings are dramatic and include two oscillating fans and designer lighting fixture. The area also offers a beverage center complete with a beer tap and refrigeration unit. Nearby, one will find a standalone spa with an all-weather television.

29 Chestnut Street Outdoor Area 2 or 3Completing the patio, the outdoor kitchen will please even the most discerning cook. Offering an oversized grill, outdoor burner, refrigeration center and full-size sink, summer cooking will be a pleasure. The area is also protected from the elements via a retractable awning which will guarantee use regardless of the weather. Nearby, a gas firepit offers cooler weather warmth and is certain to create the best smores in town. 


29 Chestnut Street Outdoor Area 3 or 3The piece de resistance of the backyard area is a custom gunite pool with salt water chlorination system. The pool boasts a built-in slide, waterfalls, two gas torches, spa and gas heater, all controlled by the Control4 system. Nearby a full cabana ensures convenience and easy entertaining. The two-story cabana includes a full bathroom, changing area, full kitchen with electric range, microwave hood, dishwasher and stackable washer & dryer. The second floor of the cabana offers yet another space for recreational use. 

The technical systems are exactly what one would expect in a home of this caliber, with sophisticated state-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling systems, 58 kW Sun Power Solar Panels, 24 televisions, security systems, sophisticated Control4 Home Automation System, automated blinds in many rooms and whole-house built-in natural gas generator.

This estate awaits that extraordinary buyer who appreciates fine craftsmanship, beautiful finishes, leading-edge technology, a reduced carbon footprint and and all that Livingston has to offer.

PROPERTY DETAILS

OVERVIEW

  • Quality custom home construction
  • 6 generously-sized bedrooms
  • 8 1/2 baths
  • 3 car garage
  • 4 fireplaces
  • 2.27 lush acres
  • Grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and hardwood flooring throughout
  • Lounge with bar and built-in seating
  • High-tech systems including Control4 home automation system, state-of-the-art theater and whole-house generator
  • Heated in-ground salt water pool
  • 2-story cabana
  • 45 minutes from Midtown Manhattan
  • Top ranked Livingston school system
  • Energy efficient "Green" design:
    • 58 kW Sun Power solar panels
    • Ultra-efficient geothermal heating and cooling
    • Spray-form insulation throughout
  • 24 televisions throughout the home
  • Automated blinds in many rooms

FIRST LEVEL

Entry Hall

  • Designer marble flooring
  • Custom stiarcase with dramatic wrought iron railings lead to the second floor
  • Coat closet with custom shelving
  • Built-in hidden speakers for home music system
  • Custom lighting fixtures
  • Automated shades

Living Room

  • Gas fireplace with custom designed marble mantle
  • Built-in wall speakers for home music system
  • Custom lighting fixture
  • Custom hidden automated television
  • Automated shades

Lounge

  • Custom bronze hanging light fixtures with matching sconces
  • Built-in leather seating
  • Herringbone pattern flooring
  • Two HD televisions
  • Accent tin ceiling
  • Built-in full-size wet-bar
  • Two French doors to exterior
  • Walls of windows overlooking the lush, expansive grounds
  • Staircase to lower level
  • Karaoke system with external speakers
  • Built-in wall speakers for home music system

First-Floor Office

  • Two entrances (Foyer and Living Room)
  • Bar with custom cabinetry
  • Custom lighting fixture
  • Wood paneling
  • Light-flooded windows with automated window coverings

Dining Room

  • Banquet sized dining room
  • Two-story with dramaticTerzani chandlier and matching sconces
  • Wall of windows
  • Three separate entrances for easy entertaining
  • Built-in ceiling speakers for home music system
  • Automated shades

Powder Room

  • Alabaster countertop with dramatic underlighting
  • Designer wallpaper
  • Designer light fixture
  • Designer plumbing fixtures

Kitchen

  • Gourmet Kitchen with custom cabinetry and several glass doors for easy display
  • Stone countertops
  • Porcelain tile flooring
  • Wolf 6-burner dual fuel range (two electric ovens) with griddle and grill
  • Custom high-velocity range hood
  • Wolf electric wall oven
  • Miele microwave
  • 2 Bosch dishwashers
  • Sub-Zero 36" glass front refrigerator
  • Sub-Zero 36" freezer
  • Miele coffee/espresso maker
  • Dual Sub-Zero refrigeration drawers
  • Hidden, built-in television with swing-arm
  • Farm style cast iron sink
    • Point-of-use water filter
    • Garbage disposal
  • Large window over sink
  • Expansive center island
    • Stainless steel sink with garbage disposal
    • Additional seating and prep area
    • Three custom lighting fixtures over center island
  • Recessed lighting
  • Built-in ceiling speakers for home music system
  • Breakfast area 
    • Walls of windows
    • Built-in ceiling speakers for home music system
    • Chandelier above eating area
    • Built-in television
    • Automated shades

Butler's Pantry

  • Custom cabinetry
  • Quartz countertops
  • U-Line beverage refrigerator
  • Walk-in pantry with custom door and shelving

Family Room

  • Wood-burning fireplace with custom mantle
  • French doors opening to the rear property
  • Walls of windows overlooking the lush grounds
  • Custom window draperies with automated blinds
  • Designer lighting fixture
  • Television with built-in sound bar
  • Built-in ceiling speakers for home music system
  • Automated shades

First Floor Bedroom (Bedroom 6)

  • Double windows
  • Recessed lighting with ceiling lighting fixture
  • Large walk-in closet
  • Automated shade

Shared En-Suite Bath (Shared between Bedroom 6 and Mudroom)

  • Custom vanity
  • Oversized shower with designer hardware
  • Recessed lighting with ceiling fixture
  • Tile floor

Mud Room

  • Expansive built-in storage cabinetry
  • Custom-fitted coat closet
  • Recessed lighting
  • Door to rear property
  • Access to shared Bathroom

Garage

  • 3-car oversized garage
  • Plethora of storage
  • Electric car charger
  • Separate heating system
  • Heated paver drive from street

SECOND / THIRD LEVELS

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Tray ceiling
  • Recessed lighting
  • Gas fireplace with marble surround
  • Six sun-drenched windows with automated shades
  • Two expansive custom walk-in closets
  • Recessed lighting and designer lighting fixture
  • En-suite coffee center
  • French doors leading to balcony overlooking the backyard oasis
    • Standalone electric heaters along the balcony's perimeter

Master Bath

  • Marble tile
  • Oversized shower with seat and handheld sprayer
  • Jetted tub
  • Two sun-drenched windows
  • Built-in speakers for home music system
  • Built-in television
  • Double, custom wood vanities
  • Make-up vanity
  • Private commode room
  • Recessed lighting and designer lighting fixture with matching sconces
  • Automated shades

Bedroom 2

  • Walls of windows
  • Recessed lighting and designer lighting fixture
  • Walk-in closet with custom shelving
  • Two sun-flooded windows

Bedroom 2 Ensuite Bath

  • Custom vanity
  • Tile floor
  • Shower over tub with custom glass doors

Bedroom 3

  • Three windows with blinds
  • Recessed lighting and designer light fixture
  • Large walk-in closet with custom shelving

Bedroom 3 Ensuite Bath

  • Soaking tub
  • Large walk-in shower
  • Custom vanity
  • Separate commode room
  • Tile flooring

Bedroom 4

  • Four windows
  • Walk-in closet with custom shelving
  • Recessed lighting and designer light fixture

Shared Jack and Jill Bath

  • Double, custom vanity
  • Large walk-in shower
  • Tile flooring

Bedroom 5

  • Two windows
  • Recessed lighting with designer light fixture
  • Walk-in closet with custom shelving

Laundry Room

  • Front-loading washer and dryer
  • Custom sink and faucet
  • Custom built-in cabinetry


LOWER LEVEL

Home Theater

  • State-of-the-art home theater control system with high-end speaker system
  • DLP Sony projector
  • Eight leather reclining chairs on two levels
  • Handcrafted wood paneling and carpeting
  • Six custom wall sconces
  • Sound deadening wall panels
  • Star ceiling panels
  • Full bar
    • Onyx countertop with under lighting
    • Focal onyx backsplash
    • Custom cabinetry
    • Thermador microwave
    • U-Line beverage refrigerator
    • U-Line ice maker
    • Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawers
    • Additional television screen

Exercise Room

  • Commercial syle glass doors
  • 6 hanging televisions
  • Rubber flooring
  • Recessed lighting
  • Mirrored walls
  • Hanging chain supports
  • Wall-mounted fans
  • Dry and wet sauna
  • Staircase directly to main level lounge
  • Full bathroom with custom vanity
  • Built-in speakers for home music system

Future Wine Room

  • Wine room is ready to be completed
  • Separate refrigeration system
  • Commercial style glass doors
  • Shelving ready to be installed

Play Room

  • Built-in stage
  • Built-in television

SYSTEMS

  • Ultra-efficient, multi-zone GEOTHERMAL heating and cooling systems
    • Zone 1: Lower Level
    • Zone 2: First Floor
    • Zone 3: Second Floor
    • Zone 4: Cabana
    • Standalone System: Wine cellar (cooling only)
    • Standalone System: Garage (heat only)
  • Ultra-efficient spray foam insulation throughout
  • Control4 home automation system throughout entire home with one touch on/off for each room and the entire home
    • Lighting
    • Audio (home music system)
    • Video (24 televisions throughout the home)
    • Shades
    • HVAC
    • Surveillance cameras (28 in total)
  • State-of-the-art security system with motion detectors and glass break sensorsTwo water heaters
  • Bradford White (75 gallons each)
  • Water Softener
  • Electrical service
    • 400 Amp
    • 58kW Sun Power solar panels (owned)
    • Natural gas backup generator for entire home
  • Central vacuum
  • Heated pavers from street to garage

EXTERIOR

Pool

  • Poured concrete custom swimming pool
    • Diamond glass finish by Wet Edge
  • Salt-water system
  • Built-in spa
  • Built-in waterfall & slide
  • Natural gas heater
  • Built-in speakers around pool deck connected to Control4 home music system
  • Two gas powered torches

Recreation area

  • Covered against the elements
  • Removable screens to protect from insects
  • Built-in gas firepit
  • Two-sided gas fireplace with natural stone surround
  • Built-in television with sound bar
  • Double oscillating fans with custom light fixture
  • Separate spa with weatherproof television

Outdoor kitchen

  • Electric retractable awning
  • Alfresco 56" barbecue grill
    • Three stainless steel burners
    • One ceramic infrared burner
    • Integrated rotisserie system with built-in motor and dual infrared burners
    • Smoker system with dedicated burner and drawer for wood chunks
  • Alfresco power side burner
  • Alfresco refrigerators
  • Single faucet beer dispenser/refrigerator
  • Storage cabinets
  • Trash cabinets

Cabana

  • Two-story structure
  • Kitchen
    • Frigidaire electric range/oven
    • Frigidaire dishwasher
    • Frigidaire microwave/hood combination
    • Frigidaire side-by-side refrigerator with water/ice dispenser
    • White custom cabinetry
    • Roll-out center island
    • Quartz countertops with glass backsplash
    • Stainless steel sink with matching faucet
    • Stackable washer/dryer
    • Tile flooring
  • Full Bath
    • Shower with custom tile and rain shower head & hand held
    • Custom glass enclosure
    • Custom wood vanity with quartz countertop
    • Subway wall tile
  • Full-size second floor
  • Climate controlled with dedicated geothermal heating and cooling zone

Landscaping

  • Lush, mature specimen plantings throughout entire property
  • Well-water irrigation system with sprinkler heads for lawn and soaker lines for shrubs and planting beds
  • Landscape lighting throughout entire property

EXCLUSIONS

  • Breakfast Room Chandelier
  • Jack-And-Jill Bedroom Ceiling Fan
  • Washer
  • Dryer

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

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