Hamptons In Short Hills:  135 Stewart Road, Short Hills, NJ

135 Stewart Drive Side View

A serene oasis in Short Hills! Every day is a vacation while still surrounded with all the luxuries of the perfect home. This idyllic one-acre setting resides on the preeminent Short Hills street. The expansive rear property, with its free-form in-ground pool, pergola and built-in barbecue is breathtaking and private. The adjoining field is perfect for all sporting adventures. Indoors, there are master suites on two levels, the library is large enough for everyone and the rear of the home is stunning -- a beautiful kitchen and breakfast room flow perfectly into a barrel-ceiling fireside family room. The entire residence is encircled with French doors adding light to every room while the spacious lower level is a dream featuring a full second kitchen, media and game areas, large gym and generous storage rooms.

5 Bedrooms, 6 full & 1 half baths, 2 car garage, 2 fireplaces, grand open spaces, custom moldings throughout, hardwood flooring in many areas, barreled ceiling family room, high-tech systems, whole-house generator, spectacular 1 acre property with heated in-ground pool/spa and so much more. Vacationing away from home will be a distant memory.

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PROPERTY OVERVIEW

135 Stewart Road - FrontEntry to this magnificent home is accessed from a quiet street, up a winding 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.

135 Stewart Drive Front DriveThe impressive Entry Hall, with inlaid flooring, custom doorways and stunning millwork, offers guests a glimpse of the grandeur that awaits every turn. Flanking the Entry Hall are an elegant fireside Living Room and formal Library offering spaces that are perfect for both work and leisure.


135 Stewart Drive Living RoomAnchored on beautiful hardwood flooring and set beneath custom light fixtures and beautiful crown moldings, the formal Living Room features a cozy gas fireplace, large windows, two sets of French doors opening to the charming front porch and architectural interest at every turn. Welcome your guests with warmth and grandeur.

135 Stewart Drive LibraryAcross from the Living Room, a Library with rich wood paneling and custom built-ins is bright, cheerful and inviting, the perfect space in which to work, relax or entertain. Behind a set of French doors, one finds a hidden desk, custom made with matching materials. A rare find in Short Hills and a very special feature in this impressive home.


135 Stewart Drive Dining RoomA banquet-scale formal dining room with custom wainscoting and wall of windows sets the tone for lavish entertaining under a dramatic lighting fixture, offering the perfect space for both small and large dinner gatherings. Holidays and every day will offer a very special experience.

135 Stewart 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, 6 burner Viking range with griddle, Bosch dishwasher, Subzero refrigerator & freezer, Sharp microwave and oversized center island with seating and storage.

135 Stewart Drive Family RoomNearby is the epitome of effortless gathering: an expansive family room boasting a focal floor-to-ceiling custom stone wood-burning fireplace. The room features a barrelled celing, built-in entertainment center, French doors that open to the rear property, built-in speakers and hardwood flooring. 

135 Stewart Drive Family RoomThe first floor also boasts two generously-sized private first-floor bedrooms with walk-in closets, making even the most finicky of guests feel at home. One of the bedrooms offers a well-appointed en-suite bath while the other bedroom has a private bath nearby. The baths include oversized showers/tubs and custom vanities with marble countertops and tile floors. A two-car oversized garage is also accessed from this level.

135 Stewart Drive Master BedroomThe luxurious Master Suite is reminiscent of a Bed and Breakfast, offering the homeowner a serene, generously sized bedroom with soaring tray ceiling and balcony overlooking the perfectly manicured grounds.

135 Stewart Drive Master BathThe Master Bath features a large bay window, tumbled marble flooring with inlays, two vanities with custom lighting fixtures on either side, large walk-in shower, spa tub and separate commode.

135 Stewart Drive View From Master BalconyTwo additional bedrooms reside on the second floor, both offering ensuite baths, large custom walk-in closets, elegant moldings and French doors leading to private balconies overlooking the front property. One of two laundry centers is located on the second floor, adding convenience.

135 Stewart Drive Lower Level 1 of 2The Lower Level is expansive, with an assortment of rooms created for the individual tastes of its occupants including a Recreation Room, full-service second Kitchen, full bath, utility room, several expanisve storage rooms with custom built-in shelving, and a cedar-lined closet. Accessed from two staircases, one from the Kitchen and one from the side entrance, this level is bright and offers tremendous flow. A second laundry center resides on this level.

135 Stewart Drive Rear YardThe 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.

135 Stewart Drive Rear OasisAt the end of the sweeping lawns is a wonderful surprise -- an idyllic heated in-ground pool & spa, totally secluded from the rest of the world offering a tranquil retreat from the warm summer sun. 

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, sophisticated music 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

  • Quality custom home construction
  • 5 generously-sized bedrooms
  • 6 full & 1 half baths
  • 2 car garage
  • 2 fireplaces
  • 1 lush acre
  • Grand open spaces, custom moldings and hardwood flooring in most areas
  • Wood-paneled library
  • High-tech systems including a whole-house generator
  • Heated in-ground pool & spa
  • 45 minutes from Midtown Manhattan
  • Top ranked Short Hills school system

FIRST LEVEL

Entry Hall

  • Hardwood flooring with inlays
  • Extensive custom moldings

Living Room

  • Gas fireplace with custom designed stone mantle
  • Walls of windows and two sets of French doors leading to charming front porch
  • Custom lighting fixtures
  • Built-in display cabinets with lighting

Library

  • Light flooded windows
  • Wood-paneled walls
  • Floor-to-ceiling custom bookcases with lighting and storage
  • Textured ceiling
  • Built-in desk with storage, enclosed by French doors

Dining Room

  • Banquet sized dining room
  • Custom wainscoting
  • Bay windows
  • Custom wallpaper
  • Designer lighting fixture

Kitchen

  • Gourmet Kitchen with custom cabinetry including several glass doors for display
  • Granite countertops
  • Viking 6-burner range with griddle and two ovens
  • Sharp microwave
  • Bosch dishwasher
  • SubZero refrigerator and freezer
  • Deep stainless steel sink
    • InSinkErator disposal
  • Recessed lighting
  • Large walk-in pantry with custom shelving
  • Breakfast Room
    • Glass doors opening to a Pergola with convenient barbecue grill
    • Designer lighting fixture

Powder Room

  • Easily accessed from pool area
  • Custom vanity
  • Designer wall coverings
  • Custom fixtures, hardware and lighting

Family Room

  • Barreled ceiling with cove lighting
  • Built-in custom wall cabinetry
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • French doors opening to rear property

First Floor Bedroom (Bedroom 4)

  • Walls of windows with French doors to rear patio
  • Large walk-in closet
  • En-suite Bathroom
    • Granite countertop over custom vanity
    • Oversized shower
    • Commode
    • Two custom wall sconces
    • Recessed lighting with ceiling fixture
    • Tile floor with designer inserts

First Floor Bedroom (Bedroom 5)

  • Walls of windows overlooking front property
  • Large closet
  • Private bath nearly
    • Custom double vanity with granite countertop
    • Large walk-in shower
    • Large soaking tub
    • Commode
    • Custom hardware, fixtures and lighting

Garage

  • 2-car oversized garage
  • Plethora of storage

SECOND LEVEL

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Tray ceiling
  • Recessed lighting
  • Sun-drenched windows
  • French doors leading to a balcony overlooking rear property
  • Two large custom walk-in closets

Master Bath

  • Oversized steam shower with overhead and handheld sprayers
  • Jetted tub surrounded by bay window
  • Custom vanities on opposite walls
  • Designer fixtures and hardware
  • Private room with commode

Bedroom 2

  • Large walk-in closet
  • French doors to balcony overlooking front property
  • Bedroom 2 en-suite bath
    • Vanity with granite counter
    • Tile floor
    • Commode
    • Tub/shower

Bedroom 3

  • Large walk-in closet
  • French doors to balcony overlooking front property
  • Bedroom 3 en-suite bath
    • Vanity with granite counter
    • Tile floor
    • Commode
    • Oversized shower

Laundry Room

  • Custom sink and faucet
  • Custom built-in cabinetry
  • Large storage room

LOWER LEVEL

Recreation Room

  • Stain resistant carpeting throughout
  • Recessed lighting

Second full Kitchen

  • Gas range
  • Exterior venting exhaust fan
  • Stainless steel refrigerator
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Pantry

Storage Rooms

  • Two generous storage rooms with custom built-in shelving
  • Third storage room lined with cedar

SYSTEMS

  • Multi-zone forced air heating/cooling systems
    • Zone 1: First Floor Right
    • Zone 2: First Floor Left
    • Zone 3: Second Floor
  • Hot water baseboard heat
    • Zone 1: Lower Level
    • Zone 2: Family Room
  • Water softener
  • Full house natural gas backup generator
  • 400 Amp electrical service
  • State-of-the-art security system with motion detectors and glass break sensors
  • Home music system with speakers in:
    • Front Porch
    • Front Hall
    • Living Room
    • Kitchen Porch
    • Kitchen
    • Dining Room
    • Pool
    • Rear Porch
    • Breakfast Room

EXTERIOR

Pool

  • Poured concrete custom swimming pool
  • Built-in spa
  • Built-in water fall
  • Natural gas heater
  • Built-in speakers around pool deck for home music system

Landscaping

  • Lush, mature specimen plantings throughout entire property

EXCLUSIONS

  • See Listing Agent

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

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