CLARENCE MANOR:  16 Pond View, Montville NJ

16 Pond View - Dusk View of Estate

Welcome to Clarence Manor, designed by renowned WESKetch Architecture and modeled after the Thomas Kinkade painting "Beyond Summer Gate". Awaiting visitors at the end of a long gated drive and circular parking court, this spectacular estate creates a commanding presence and promises no less. Elegantly framed by sprawling lush lawns and specimen plantings on nearly 6 tranquil acres, this 7-bedroom residence beautifully showcases impeccable attention to detail at every turn. Serenity abounds as you lounge by the breathtaking pool with cabana and 60' underground slide, while inside sophisticated systems add to the home's cachet including a Crestron automation system, radiant and hydronic heating and state-of-the-art home theater. A heated six-car garage is de rigueur for the automobile aficionado.

7 Bedrooms, 7 full & 3 half baths, 6 car garage, 4 fireplaces, grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring throughout, dramatic floating staircase, high-tech systems, state-of-the-art theater, whole-house generator, spectacular 5.66 acre property with heated in-ground salt water pool and so much more. Vacationing away from home will be a distant memory.

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16 Pond View - Front View Of HomeEntry to this magnificent home is accessed from a quiet street, up a winding drive through a set of front entry columns, 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 Towaco NJ Transit Train Station which offers convenient service to New York Penn Station.

16 Pond View - FoyerThe impressive Entry Hall, with winding staircase, custom doorways, soaring ceilings, walk-in coat closet, dramatic powder room and heated marble flooring, offers guests a glimpse of the grandeur that awaits every turn. Flanking the Entry Hall are an elegant fireside Living Room, wood-paneled powder room, private first-floor office and banquet-sized formal Dining Room, all boasting walls of windows and offering spaces that are perfect for both intimate gatherings and large events.

16 Pond View - Living RoomAnchored on beautiful hardwood flooring and set beneath a high ceiling with beautiful moldings and large bay window, the fireside formal Living Room is elegant, welcoming guests with warmth and grandeur.

16 Pond View - OfficeOff the Entry Hall, a Library/Office with walls of windows and dramatic tray ceiling is tucked away in a corner of the home for privacy. It is expansive, bright, cheerful and inviting. Commuting to the office will become entirely unnecessary.

16 Pond View - Dining RoomA banquet-scale formal Dining Room, with custom wainscoting and three French Doors, sets the tone for lavish entertaining under a dramatic tray ceiling with cove lighting, offering the perfect space for both small and large dinner gatherings. Holidays and every day will offer a very special experience.

16 Pond View - 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, Dacor duel-fuel 6-burner range, Dacor double electric convection oven, two Fisher and Paykel dishwasher drawers, Viking refrigerator, Viking freezer, Dacor microwave and an oversized center island with seating, U-Line refrigerator and additional sink. The convenient Butler's Pantry features yet another dishwasher by Miele, U-Line refrigerator, sink and Dacor coffee machine with warming tray.

16 Pond View - Family RoomNearby is the epitome of effortless gathering: a large family room boasting a stone cast gas fireplace with wood paneled inglenook. The room features two sets of French Doors that open to the rear property, built-in speakers and hardwood flooring. A wet bar with round copper sink, refrigerator, granite countertops and custom cabinetry with ample storage offers the ultimate in convenience.

16 Pond View HallwayThe upstairs hall is bright and dramatic with lofty views of the Entry Hall below, accessed by a grand staircase leading to 5 spacious and bright bedrooms. The luxurious Master Suite is reminiscent of a Bed and Breakfast, offering the homeowner a serene, generously sized fireside bedroom with soaring ceiling. The bedroom offers generous views of the perfectly manicured grounds.

16 Pond View - Master Bedroom SuiteThe Master Bath features a large bay window, radiant heated marble floor, an oversized double vanity with built-ins on either side, electric towel warmer, large walk-in steam shower, spa tub and separate commode & bidet.

16 Pond View - BedroomTwo of the additional second floor bedrooms offer ensuite baths, high ceilings, walk-in closets, built-ins and elegant moldings. Two of the additional bedrooms on this level share a jack-and-jill bathroom of generous proportions and finishes. A rear staircase, from the lower level to the second floor, offers convenient access from the heart of the home to the bedroom quarters. One of three laundry centers in the home is located on the second floor, adding convenience. At the end of the hall is a wonderful surprise, an unfinished area over the six garage bays which currently offers abundant storage but has been rough plumbed should additional living space be needed. A third staircase leads to the third level which offers a plethora of storage. 

16 Pond View - Lower Level VestibuleThe Lower Level is expansive, with an assortment of rooms created for the individual tastes of its occupants including a Recreation Room, state-of-the-art Home Theater, full-service concession stand with sink and beverage fridge, exercise room, an additional bedroom with full bath, two utility rooms and several storage rooms. A second laundry center resides on this level.

16 Pond View - TheaterThe state-of-the-art home theater is impressive and exceptionally comfortable, featuring a high-end home theater control system, eleven leather reclining chairs on two levels, handcrafted wood paneling, custom wall sconces & overhead lighting, sound deadening wall panels and luxurious carpeting.

16 Pond View - Exterior GroundsThe grounds are breathtaking with expansive sweeping lawns and privacy all around. The custom bluestone 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. 

16 Pond View - PoolAt the end of the sweeping lawns is a wonderful surprise -- an idyllic heated in-ground pool & spa with 60' inground slide, totally secluded from the rest of the world offering a tranquil retreat from the warm summer sun. The nearby cabana affords easy outdoor entertaining with refrigerator / freezer, sink and microwave oven as well as a convenient powder room and changing room. A third laundry center is located in the cabana for convenience.

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 systems, sophisticated lighting and music systems (Crestron), telephone system and whole-house built-in natural gas generator.

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



  • Quality custom home construction by renowned WESketch Architecture
  • 7 generously-sized bedrooms
  • 7 Full & 3 Half baths
  • 6 car garage
  • 4 fireplaces
  • 5.66 lush acres
  • Grand open spaces, soaring ceilings, custom moldings and Brazilian cherry hardwood in most areas
  • High-tech systems including Crestron lighting & music control system, state-of-the-art theater and whole-house generator
  • Heated in-ground salt water pool with spa & 60-foot underground slide
  • Cabana
  • Multiple balconies and terraces
  • Slate roof
  • Stucco and stone exterior construction
  • 3.5 miles from the Towaco NJ Transit Train Station


Entry Hall

  • Custom double door with Lithuanian hand-forged hardware
  • Custom marble flooring
  • Brazilian cherry steps and railings leading to second floor
  • Custom leaded windows
  • Domed ceiling
  • Large closet with custom built-ins
  • Custom lighting fixture on electric lift with matching wall sconces

Powder Room

  • Mahogany wood and antiqued glass paneling
  • Custom vanity & fixtures
  • Custom light fixtures


  • Coffered ceiling with cove lighting
  • Walls of windows
  • Custom light fixture
  • Generous closet with built-ins

Living Room

  • Gas fireplace with custom designed mantle
  • Bay windows overlooking the expansive, lush grounds
  • Custom light fixtures

Dining Room

  • Banquet sized dining room
  • Custom wainscoting
  • Three sets of French doors overlooking parking court
  • Two hanging light fixtures with matching sconces


  • Nine Tiffany glass light fixtures
  • Gourmet Kitchen with custom cabinetry and several glass doors for easy display
  • Granite countertops
  • Tumbled tile floor
  • Dacor dual-fuel, convection range
  • Dacor double electric convection oven
  • Dacor warming drawer
  • Dacor microwave
  • Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawers
  • Viking 36" refrigerator
  • Viking 36" freezer
  • Double stainless steel sink
    • InSinkErator disposal
    • Point of use water filter
  • Window over sink with views of the resort-like property
  • Expansive center island
    • Stainless steel sink
    • Additional seating and prep area
    • Custom light fixtures over center island
    • U-Line refrigerator
    • U-Line ice maker
  • Recessed lighting
  • Large walk-in pantry with custom shelving
  • Breakfast area 
    • Pair of French doors that open to bluestone patio with convenient Viking barbecue grill nearby
    • Chandelier above eating area
  • Outdoor kitchen
    • Lynx three-burner grill
    • Two Prosear burners
    • Storage drawers

Butler's Pantry

  • Custom cabinetry
  • Granite countertops
  • Dacor coffee machine with warming tray
  • U-Line refrigerator
  • Miele dishwasher

Family Room

  • Gas fireplace with stone cast mantle and wood-paneled inglenook
  • Two custom light fixtures
  • Three French doors opening to the rear property
  • Wet bar
    • Round copper sink
    • Marvel refrigerator
    • Ample granite counter space and storage cabinetry

First Floor Bedroom (Bedroom 6)

  • Bay windows with arched transoms above
  • Recessed lighting with ceiling lighting fixture
  • Two large walk-in closets with custom storage

En-Suite Bathroom

  • Marble countertop over custom sink vanity
  • Oversized shower with seat
  • Recessed lighting with ceiling fixture
  • Tumbled tile floor

First Floor Laundry

  • Bosch NEXXT premium front loader washer
  • Bosch NEXXT gas dryer
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Hide-a-board ironing center

Second Office

  • Built-in cabinetry and shelving

Rear Staircase

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

Mud Room

  • Expansive built-in storage cabinetry
  • Custom-fitted coat closet
  • Recessed lighting


  • 6 Car oversized garages
  • Plethora of storage
  • LiftMaster garage motors


Master Bedroom Suite

  • Recessed lighting
  • Oversized gas fireplace with custom mantel
  • Four sun-drenched windows
  • Two massive custom walk-in closets
  • Dry bar with U-Line Echelon refrigerator
  • Automated blinds
  • Carpet over hardwood flooring

Master Bath

  • Marble flooring with custom inlays
  • Oversized steam shower with seat and handheld sprayer
  • Two person jetted tub
  • Custom dual vanity with marble countertop
  • Custom light fixture with domed ceiling and cove lighting
  • Separate water closet with commode and bidet
  • Automated blinds

Bedroom 2

  • Wall of windows with access to shared balcony
  • Wall of built-ins with desk
  • Walk-in California Closet
  • Carpet over hardwood flooring

Bedroom 2 Ensuite Bath

  • Custom vanity with granite countertop
  • Tile floor
  • Stall shower with custom glass doors

Bedroom 3

  • Wall of windows with access to shared balcony
  • Wall of built-ins with desk
  • Walk-in California Closet
  • Carpet over hardwood flooring

Bedroom 3 Ensuite Bath

  • Custom vanity with granite countertop
  • Tile floor
  • Stall shower with custom glass doors

Bedroom 4 

  • Carpet over hardwood flooring
  • Custom built-in desk, bookcases and cabinets
  • Double closet
  • Recessed lighting

Bedroom 5

  • Carpet over hardwood flooring
  • California closet
  • Recessed lighting and ceiling fixture

Jack-and-Jill Bathroom (Bedrooms 4 & 5)

  • Custom double vanity
  • Shower over tub
  • Linen closet

Second Laundry Room 

  • Front-loading washer and dryer
  • Custom sink and faucet
  • Custom built-in cabinetry
  • Hide-A-Board Ironing Center

 Third Floor

  • Plethora of storage space
  • Opportunity for expansion

Unfinished Area Over Garages

  • Plethora of storage space
  • Opportunity for expansion
  • Rough plumbed for full bathroom


Home Theater & Show Stage

  • State-of-the-art home theater control system with high-end Meridian speaker system
  • Eleven leather reclining chairs on two levels
  • Handcrafted wood paneling and carpeting
  • Custom wall sconces
  • Sound deadening wall panels
  • Changing & Costume Room

Concession Stand

  • Wet bar with beverage refrigerator
  • Custom shelving with lighting

Recreation Room

  • Stain resistant carpeting throughout
  • Recessed lighting
  • Lighting fixture over billiard table
  • French doors to rear grounds
  • Gas fireplace insert with custom mantle

Bedroom 7

  • Full egress window
  • Closet
  • En-suite full bath and shower over tub

Storage Room

  • Large storage room with custom built-in shelving


  • Multi-zone hydronic heating and cooling systems
    • Zone 1: Foyer/Living Room/Library
    • Zone 2: Kitchen/Family Room/Dining Room
    • Zone 3: Back Hall/Office/First Floor Bedroom
    • Zone 4: Master Suite
    • Zone 5: Remainder of Second Floor
    • Zone 6: Lower Level
  • Radiant Heat
    • Zone 1: Foyer
    • Zone 2: Mud Room/Laundry Room
    • Zone 3: First Floor En-suite Bathroom
    • Zone 4: Second Floor Front Bathroom
    • Zone 5: Second Floor Rear Bathrooms
    • Zone 6: Master Bathroom
  • Two fresh air exchangers
  • Water softener
  • Crestron multiple-zone lighting system throughout entire home with one touch on/off for each room and the entire home
  • 45 KwH natural gas backup generator
  • 119-gallon hot water storage tank
  • 400 Amp electrical service
  • Panasonic phone and intercom system
  • State-of-the-art security system with motion detectors and glass break sensors
  • Home music system with speakers in many rooms



  • Poured concrete custom swimming pool
  • Salt-water system
  • Built-in spa
  • Built-in waterfall
  • 60 Foot underground slide
  • Natural gas heater
  • Built-in speakers around pool deck for home music system


  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Sink
  • Powder room
  • Shower room
  • Electric roll-up door
  • Stackable washing machine and gas dryer


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


  • See Listing Agent

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