LIVE WATERFRONT:  18 Joanna Way, Short Hills, NJ

18 Joanna Way - Front Photo

An opportunity of a lifetime. From the pages of a luxury magazine, this completely renovated and meticulously maintained residence nestled in the heart of Old Short Hills on over half an acre showcases both sophisticated high design and alluring warmth. Imagine purchasing an impeccably decorated house that feels just like home on the very first day. One where luxurious custom finishes throughout were all carefully selected to perfection.

This exquisite waterfront home features breathtaking views of North Pond, 6 bedrooms, 6 1/2 baths, a flowing floor plan, soaring ceilings, 2 grand fireplaces, chef-inspired kitchen, spa-like master suite, 3 car garage, hardwood flooring throughout, built-in generator, all-brick exterior, slate roof and expansive grounds. 

This is the home you have been searching for to no avail, until now.

PROPERTY OVERVIEW

18 Joanna - FoyerStylish sophistication meets the warm comforts of home here at the masterfully designed 18 Joanna Way. Completely gutted, expanded and rebuilt, serenity and privacy abound in this idyllic setting, feeling far from the world yet just minutes from the Short Hills NJ Transit Train Station with convenient service to Hoboken and New York Penn Station.

18 Joanna FoyerThoughtfully gutted, expanded and renovated in 2008, this traditional center-hall colonial offers modern amenities & a flowing floor plan with clean lines & luxurious scale. The architectural drama astounds with the spectacular triple-height entry set on handsome natural stone and generously sized dining & living rooms with impressive moldings and trim work.

18 Joanna Dining RoomThe eye-catching dining room is stylishly framed with beautiful trim and a wall of windows overlooking the expansive patio and stunning North Pond. Conveniently located nearby is a generously-sized butler's pantry with built-in cabinetry & wine fridge, perfect for the avid entertainer.

18 Joanna Living RoomAcross the foyer is the formal living room, filled with masterful trim and an eye-catching wood-burning fireplace. Nearby, the large family room includes walls of windows with picturesque views of the serene grounds, making it the perfect place to relax and replenish. With its wood-burning fireplace and stunning mantle, this room boasts incredible flow allowing for seamless entertaining.

18 Joanna KitchenThe pièce de résistance is the gourmet kitchen & delightful breakfast room. The kitchen’s huge marble island is surrounded by top of the line appliances, stylish plumbing fixtures & elegantly coordinated lighting. The room is dramatic with vaulted ceilings and accent lighting. The adjacent breakfast area is framed by large windows and door providing breath-taking views of the North Pond and access to the bluestone patio. The breakfast room offers direct flow into the ever-functional Mud Room hall with expansive storage. At this end of the home, you’ll find convenient access to the attached three-car garage, rear stairwell to the second floor & driveway side entrance.

18 Joanna Master BedroomAscending to the second level of the home, you'll find the luxuriously serene Master Suite featuring walls of windows. Gracious and inviting, a luxury hotel will feel disappointing after spending a night in this wonderful room. Three large professionally outfitted closets offer ample storage space.

18 Joanna Way Master BathFrom the bedroom, the spa-like Master Bathroom boasts modern Carrara marble flooring, top-of-the-line plumbing fixtures, a relaxing soaking tub with large window above and a private water closet.

18 Joanna Way HallwayThe remainder of the second floor boasts three additional generously-sized bedrooms and three private baths, all professionally designed with luxurious tile and plumbing fixtures. 

18 Joanna Way - Third FloorThe third floor offers two additional bedrooms with stunning views of the North Pond and lush property. On this level, one also finds a large, front-and-center office and full bath with modern and luxurious finishes.

18 Joanna Way - Exercise RoomFinally, the show-stopping lower level offers every imaginable amenity including an exercise room with high ceilings, a large recreation/media room, and a full bath.

18 Joanna Way - PatioThe grounds are lush, serene and majestic. Resting on over half an acre, the rear property boasts an expansive bluestone patio, grass recreation space and a calming waterfront beach area below. 

18 Joanna Rear PropertyThe technical systems are exactly what one would expect in a home of this caliber, with state-of-the-art heating & cooling systems, security system and sophisticated music systems. 18 Joanna Way is a tasteful balance of masterful design, luxurious & classic comfort, awaiting that extraordinary buyer who appreciates fine craftsmanship, stylish design, modern conveniences and all that Short Hills has to offer. We dare you not to fall in love.

PROPERTY DETAILS

FIRST LEVEL

Foyer

  • Grand entry with circular staircase
  • Natural stone flooring
  • Large coat closet with custom organization system

Living Room

  • Large windows overlooking lush property
  • Custom bookcases
  • Wood burning fireplace

Dining Room

  • Designer chandelier

Butler's Pantry

  • Wine refrigerator
  • Storage cabinetry

Gourmet Kitchen

  • Custom  cabinetry
  • Marble island
  • SubZero refrigerator/freezer
  • 48" Viking  6-burner gas range with two ovens
  • Miele dishwasher

Breakfast Area

    • Door to rear patio and pool

Family Room

  • Wood-burning fireplace
  • An abundance of windows and natural light

Mud Room

  • Plethora of storage
  • Convenient side entry door leading directly to driveway

Powder Room

  • Custom vanity with marble countertop & flooring
  • Designer fixtures

Oversized 3-Car Garage

  • Two doors with garage door openers

SECOND LEVEL

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Two professionally outfitted walk-in closets & one double-door closet
  • Picturesque views of the North Pond

Master Bath

  • Soaking tub
  • 2 separate vanities
  • Glass-enclosed stall shower

Bedroom 2

  • Oversized closet with custom shelving

En-suite Bath

  • Stall shower
  • Oversized vanity

Bedroom 3

  • Walk-in closet

En-suite Bath

  • Shower with glass enclosure
  • Oversized vanity with marble floors, vanity & shower

Bedroom 4

  • Walk-in closet

En-suite Bath

  • Shower over tub
  • Oversized vanity

Laundry Room

  • Utility sink
  • Custom cabinetry

Third Level

Bedroom 5

  • Plethora of storage
  • Walls of windows

Bedroom 6

  • Plethora of storage
  • Walls of windows

Office

  • Private location
  • Views of the rear property
  • Built-in bookcases

LOWER LEVEL

Exercise Room

  • Rubber flooring
  • High ceilings

Recreation/Media Room

  • Expansive and offers abundant possibilities for customization
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting

SYSTEMS

  • Sophisticated heating and cooling systems (5 Zones)
  • Two 75 gallon high-efficiency water heaters
  • Whole house water softener
  • Full house generator
  • State-of-the-art security system with motion detectors and glass break sensors

EXTERIOR

  • Private, fenced rear yard
  • Multi-level patios and terraces
  • Professionally landscaped and maintained 0.51 acre property
  • Multi-zone irrigation system

EXCLUSIONS

  • See Listing Agent

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