ENTERTAINER'S PARADISE:  84 SHREWSBURY DRIVE, LIVINGSTON, NJ

84 Shrewsbury Drive Front Photo

A spectacular one­-of-­a-­kind estate on nearly an acre with refined architectural detailing and grandeur, the modern open floor plan with soaring ceilings and expansive rooms offers lots of light and breathtaking sunset views through skylights and walls of windows. The dramatic floating staircase sets the tone for perfection throughout, where lavish events as well as small gatherings offer guests and residents a very unique and noteworthy experience. Effortless entertaining is afforded by multiple sitting areas, media room, library, commercial-grade gourmet kitchen, flexible bedroom arrangement, paver parking court and expansive deck overlooking lush park-­like grounds. The lower level features a large entertainment area, game room, built-­in custom bar and full­-size exercise room. Cancel your gym membership. You won't need it.

17 rooms, 6 bedrooms, 5 full & 2 half baths, 3 car garage, 3 fireplaces, elevator, grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom sweeping grand marble staircase, custom moldings and hardwood flooring throughout, state-of-the-art theater, and so much more. Banquet halls will be a distant memory.

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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

The following is a walk-through video of 84 Shrewsbury Drive in Livingston:

PROPERTY OVERVIEW

84 Shrewsbury Drive Front EntranceEntry to this magnificent home is accessed from a private drive and paver courtyard 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 all of the amenities that Livingston has to offer. Situated only a short distance from major highways, commuting to New York City is nearly effortless.

84 Shrewsbury Drive Entry HallThe impressive Entry Hall, with winding staircase, custom doorways, soaring ceilings and two coat closets offers guests a glimpse of the grandeur that awaits every turn. Flanking the Entry Hall are an elegant petit salon and banquet-sized formal Dining Room, both boasting walls of windows and offering spaces that are perfect for both intimate gatherings and large events.


84 Shrewsbury Drive Great RoomAnchored on beautiful hardwood flooring and set beneath a high ceiling with beautiful moldings, walls of windows and architectural interest at every turn, the Great Room is elegant, welcoming guests with both warmth and grandeur. The epitome of effortless gathering: the focal floor-to-ceiling stone wood burning fireplace with gas starter encourages fireside gatherings. The room features a two-story ceiling with multiple skylights and doors that open to the oversized deck.

84 Shrewsbury Drive LibraryDirectly off the Great Room, a wood-paneled Library with a wall of windows and custom built-ins is tucked away in a secluded section of the home for privacy. A two-sided gas fireplace adjoining the Media Room affords warm fireside reading. Bright, cheerful and inviting, it is the perfect space in which to work, relax or entertain. A rare find in Livingston and a very special feature in this impressive home.


84 Shrewsbury Drive Dining RoomA banquet-scale formal Dining Room with large windows offers lavish entertaining under a two-story ceiling, offering the perfect space for both small and large dinner gatherings. Holidays and every day will offer a very special experience. Nearby, a large Butler's Pantry with an additional refrigerator guarantees that entertaining will be both effortless and convenient.

84 Shrewsbury Drive KitchenAt the very heart of the home is the spacious Kitchen with walls of windows offering complete visibility to the resort-like rear property. The gourmet Kitchen is high-end, embellished with custom cabinetry, granite countertops, 7 Gagganeu burners, Gagganeu deep fryer, Gagganeu grill, Thernador double electric convection ovens, 2 dishwashers (Miele and Bosch), Subzero refrigerator, Subzero freezer, Thermador warming drawer and expansive center island with built-in desk and additional sink. The convenient Butler's Pantry features yet another refrigerator and additional cabinetry.

84 Shrewsbury Drive Breakfast RoomConnected to the Kitchen is a separate Breakfast Room, flanked by yet another wall of windows and sliding doors leading to the rear deck. The deck offers a unique al-fresco dining experience and will make entertaining both special and convenient, especially at night under the stars.

84 Shrewsbury Drive AtriumThe Breakfast Room opens into a bright Atrium that features continuous marble tile flooring and windows overlooking the manicured and mature grounds. The Atrium leads down the main hall of the home into the oversized 3-car garage, Media Room and wood-paneled Library. The flexible floor plan allows this Atrium space to transform to meet the needs of its occupants.

84 Shrewsbury Drive Media RoomThe Media Room / Home Theater is impressive and exceptionally comfortable, featuring Bose surround-sound speakers, leather seating on two levels, handcrafted wood paneling, sound deadening wall panels and luxurious carpeting. Conveniently located on the first floor off the Great Room and sharing a two-sided gas fireplace with the Library next door.

84 Shrewsbury Drive Master SuiteThe impressive and luxurious Master Bedroom Suite encompases an entire wing of the home, featuring large French doors leading to a romantic balcony, two oversized walk-in closets and two connected full baths with built-ins, large walk-in shower, spa tub and make-up vanity. The suite also offers both a sitting room and office. An elevator from the first floor leads to the Master Bedroom Suite and a balcony overlooks the Great Room below.

84 Shrewsbury Drive Master Suite OfficeThe second floor is home to four additional bedrooms offering plenty of closet storage, newer carpeting with hardwood flooring underneath and views of the expansive and manicured grounds. A rear staircase, from the lower level to the second floor, offers convenient access from the heart of the home to the bedroom quarters. 

84 Shrewsbury Drive Game RoomThe walk-out Lower Level is expansive, with an assortment of rooms created for the individual tastes of its occupants including a Recreation Room, Game Room, Exercise Room, Den, Bedroom Suite, full-service wet-bar, laundry center, two utility rooms and several storage rooms with custom built-in shelving. An elevator also leads to this level for convenience.

84 Shrewsbury Drive Game Room 2The carpeted recreation area offers plenty of room for even the largest of gatherings. Featuring both a wet bar and sliding doors to the rear property.

84 Shrewsbury Drive Exercise RoomNearby, a large exercise room will be the envy of even the highest-rated fitness facility. An additional sink and refrigerator add to the functionality and convenience of the gym. Here you will find an additional sliding door access onto the oversized paver patio in the rear.


84 Shrewsbury Drive Rear AerialThe exterior is as grand as the interior. An expansive deck is conveniently accessed from several areas of the home and offers many amenities such as a built-in swing, separate seating areas and a separate dining area. The exterior will not disappoint even the most discerning of buyers. Lush and mature landscaping surrounds the entire property.

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, security systems, telephone system and an elevator to all three levels.

This estate awaits that extraordinary buyer who appreciates fine craftsmanship, modern conveniences and all that Livingston has to offer. Only a few minutes from all of the shopping, dining and camaraderie of Livingston and a short distance from major highways, NYC transportation and Newark Liberty International Airport.

PROPERTY DETAILS

OVERVIEW

  • Quality custom home construction
  • 6 generously-sized bedrooms
  • 5 full & 2 half baths
  • 3 car garage
  • 3 fireplaces
  • 0.84 lush acres
  • Grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and custom wood and tile flooring in many rooms
  • Wood paneled library
  • High-tech systems including state-of-the-art theater and whole-home intercom system
  • Elevator to all three levels
  • Less than 45 minutes from Midtown Manhattan
  • Top-ranked Livingston school system

FIRST LEVEL

Entry Hall

  • Custom marble flooring with border and inserts
  • Dramatic custom winding marble staircase with wrought iron railing
  • Two-story domed ceiling
  • Double coat closets with custom built-ins
  • Custom lighting fixture with matching wall sconces

Dining Room

  • Banquet sized dining room
  • Custom moldings
  • Custom crystal chandelier
  • Walls of windows with custom silk draperies

Kitchen

  • Gourmet Kitchen with custom white cabinetry
  • Granite countertops
  • Granite backsplash
  • Marble tile flooring
  • Recessed lighting
  • Window over sink with views of the resort-like property, providing full visibility of the grounds
  • Professional-grade appliances:
    • Gagganeau 7-burner cooking center
    • Gagganeau deep fryer
    • Gagganeau grill
    • Thermador double electric convection ovens
    • Thermador warning drawer
    • Two dishwashers (Miele & Bosch)
    • KitchenAid trash compactor
    • SubZero 36" refrigerator
    • SubZero 36" freezer
  • Deep main stainless steel sink
    • Built-in soap dispenser
    • Garbage disposal
  • Expansive center island
    • Stainless steel sink with instant hot water faucet, filtered water faucet and disposal
    • Built-in desk
    • Custom lighting fixture over center island
  • Breakfast area 
    • Sliding glass doors that open to expansive deck with barbecue grill area nearby
    • Custom chandelier above eating area with two matching wall sconces

Butler's Pantry

  • Custom cabinetry
  • Granite countertops
  • Additional refrigerator/freezer

Atrium

  • Custom marble tile floor
  • Walls of windows overlooking the lush, expansive grounds

Library

  • Two pairs of leaded glass entry doors
  • Light flooded windows with custom draperies and blinds
  • Wall to ceiling custom bookcases with storage
  • Two-sided fireplace shared with Media Room

Media Room

  • High definition projector
  • Bose surround sound system
  • Sound deadening wall panels
  • Theater seating levels
  • Two-sided fireplace shared with Library

Great Room / Family Room

  • Step down Great Room with 2-story ceilings
  • Skylights flooding room with natural light
  • Wood-burning fireplace
  • Three sliding glass doors opening to the expansive deck

Rear Staircase

  • Wide staircase with access to Second Floor and Lower Level
  • Recessed lighting
  • Hanging light fixture

Garage

  • 3 Car oversized garage
  • Plethora of storage

SECOND LEVEL

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Recessed lighting
  • Balcony overlooking front courtyard
  • Four sun-drenched floor to ceiling windows
  • Two full baths joined by a large shower
    • Bath #1
      • Built-in vanity
      • Skylight for natural light
    • Bath #2
      • Large soaking tub
      • Built-in vanity
      • Skylight for natural light
      • Bidet
    • Separate Sitting Room and Office, both conveniently located separately from the bedroom
    • Two expansive custom walk-in closets
      • Closet #1: 19' x 17'
      • Closet #2: 20' x 9'
      • Custom built-ins
      • Dedicated shoe storage and drawers
  • Make-up area
  • Balcony overlooking the great room
  • Elevator to all three floors

Bedrooms 2, 3 & 4

  • Three windows in each bedroom with blinds and custom draperies 
  • Ample closet space with built-ins

Bedroom 5 

  • Five windows with blinds and custom draperies
  • Four separate closets
  • Ensuite bath with jetted tub and custom vanity


LOWER LEVEL

Recreation Area

  • High ceilings
  • Stain resistant carpeting throughout
  • Recessed lighting
  • Wet bar
  • Sliding doors to exterior patio
  • Powder room
  • Storage closet

Game Room

  • High ceilings
  • Stain resistant carpeting throughout
  • Recessed lighting
  • Sliding door to exterior patio
  • Storage closet

Laundry Center

  • Oversized laundry center
  • Large sink
  • Counters for folding
  • Built-in storage cabinetry

Bedroom 6 (Guest suite with ensuite bath)

  • Full egress window
  • Closet
  • Full bath with shower over tub
  • Stain resistant carpeting throughout
  • Recessed lighting

Work Shop

  • Large storage room with custom built-in storage
  • Utility table

Home Gym

  • Expansive exercise area
  • Built-in cabinetry with refrigerator and sink
  • Sliding glass doors to exterior patio
  • High ceilings
  • Recessed lighting
  • Stain resistant carpeting throughout

SYSTEMS

  • Multi-zone heating and cooling systems
    • Zone 1: First Floor Left
    • Zone 2: First Floor Right
    • Zone 3: First Floor Media Room / Library
    • Zone 4: Master Suite
    • Zone 5: Bedrooms 2, 3, 4 and 5
    • Zone 6: Lower Level
  • Two water heaters
    • 2 gas water heaters
  • Sump pumps
  • 400 Amp electrical service
  • Phone and intercom system
  • State-of-the-art security system with motion detectors and glass break sensors

EXTERIOR

Landscaping

  • Lush, mature specimen plantings throughout entire property
  • Irrigation system with sprinkler heads for lawn and soaker lines for shrubs and planting beds

EXCLUSIONS

  • Washer & Dryer
  • Foyer chandelier
  • Dining Room chandelier

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

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