STYLISH SENSATION:  258 Long Hill Drive, Short Hills, NJ

258 Long Hill Drive - Evening Rear Photo

Like a modern luxury hotel, this home is an escape from suburban monotony and a journey into a stylishly lavish lifestyle. Completely transformed by a recent renovation and remodel, this 7 bedroom, 6 1/2 bath residence has jaw-dropping appeal. With its ideal layout, en-suite bathrooms in each bedroom, large open gourmet kitchen and beautifully appointed living spaces, the interiors alone are vastly impressive. However, step outside and you arrive at the epitome of exterior excellence. State-of-the-art lighting and technologies enhance the tree-lined resort-like settings behind. The luxurious modern pool and spa are surrounded by an open lawn and multiple outdoor entertaining spaces, making this home a year-round retreat. Ideally located in the center of the highly rated Hartshorn elementary school district.

7 Bedrooms, 6 Full & 1 Half baths, 3 car garage, 2 fireplaces, grand open spaces, soaring ceilings,  custom moldings and wide plank oak hardwood flooring throughout, chef-inspired kitchen, high-tech systems, rectangular pool with water feature, paver patio, outdoor gourmet kitchen and so much more. This is the home you have searched for to no avail, until now.

Click here to see the MLS listing and photos & here for floor plans of this home. Additional information not found on the MLS can be found below. 

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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 258 Long Hill Drive in Short Hills:

PROPERTY OVERVIEW

50 Farley Road Front PhotoStylish sophistication meets the warm comforts of home here at the masterfully designed 258 Long Hill Drive. 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.

258 Long Hill Drive FoyerThoughtfully designed by renowned architect Thomas Baio AIA and built by award-winning builder Highgate Hills, this traditional center-hall colonial offers modern amenities & an open floor plan with clean lines & luxurious scale. The architectural drama astounds with the spectacular double height entry set on handsome wide-plank oak floors, generously sized dining & living room all with impressive moldings and trim work.

258 Long Hill Drive Dining RoomThe eye-catching dining room is stylishly framed with beautiful ceiling trim, custom drapery & elegant wall covering. Around the corner is a generously sized wine refrigerator perfect for an avid entertainer and most discerning collector.

258 Long Hill Drive Family RoomAcross the foyer is the ultra-chic living room with masterful trim, shimmering drapes and thoughtfully designed built-ins concealing a bar suitable for the ultimate host. The large family room is open to the kitchen, making it the epitome of effortless gathering. With its wood-burning fireplace, stunning mantle and proximity to the expansive rear patio, this room has incredible flow allowing for seamless entertaining.

258 Long Hill Drive KitchenThe pièce de résistance is the gourmet eat-in kitchen & delightful breakfast room. The kitchen’s huge Carrera marble island is surrounded by top of the line appliances, stylish plumbing fixtures & elegantly coordinated pendant lights. A large window above the main kitchen sink overlooks the rear property where the stunning pool and patio create an elegant sight line. The adjacent breakfast area is framed by large sliding doors leading to a wonderful patio with state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen featuring a barbecue grill & dual burners. The other side of the kitchen offers direct flow into the ever-functional, large Mud Room hall with custom built-in millwork lockers & seating. At this end of the home, you’ll conveniently find access to the three-car garage, back stairwell & driveway side entrance.

258 Long Hill Drive Master SuiteAscending to the second level of the home, you find double doors leading to the luxuriously serene Master Suite featuring custom draperies on large windows, stylishly designed sitting room with beautiful wall coverings also with custom window treatments. A large elegant dressing room leads to the closets of your dreams with customized cabinetry. 

258 Long Hill Drive Master BathFrom the dressing area, a solid door opens to a spa-like Master Bathroom with heated marble floors, with top-of-the-line plumbing fixtures, a beautiful jetted tub with large window above and a private water closet.

258 Long Hill Drive BedroomThe remainder of the second floor boasts four generously-sized bedrooms, all professionally designed with custom window treatments & beautiful bathrooms, all en-suite. The Laundry Room on this level adds to the thoughtful appeal of the home’s functional layout. The third floor is expansive and the perfect place for those who seek a private & quiet space to call their own.

258 Long Hill Drive Outdoor PatioFinally, the show-stopping lower level offers every imaginable amenity including a large exercise room with walls of mirrors. Completing this incredible level are a recreation room with high ceilings, natural light & extensive custom built-ins. Here you will find the seventh bedroom with en-suite full bath.

258 Long Hill Drive Rear PropertyThe outdoor stone patio boasts a large barbecue, refrigerator drawers & ice maker. Perfectly situated, the patio ensures that even the largest gathering will feel comfortable. A gunite heated pool and spa with remote-control functions and water feature are the centerpiece of the private fenced yard, punctuated with privacy plantings and garden beds. An outdoor covered veranda with gas fireplace and flat screen TV tops the charts for the alfresco aficionado.

258 Long Hill Drive 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.

258 Long Hill Drive AerialResting on nearly half an acre, 258 Long Hill Drive is a tasteful balance of masterful design, luxury & classic comfort, awaiting that extraordinary buyer who appreciates fine craftsmanship, stylish design and modern conveniences & all that Short Hills has to offer. We dare you not to fall in love.

PROPERTY DETAILS

OVERVIEW

  • Quality custom home construction designed by Thomas Baio AIA and built by award-winning Highgate Hills
  • 7 generously-sized bedrooms
  • 6 Full & 3 Half baths
  • 3 car garage
  • 2 fireplaces (Family Room & Veranda)
  • 0.47 lush acres
  • Grand open spaces, soaring custom ceilings, custom moldings and hardwood flooring throughout
  • LED recessed lighting throughout
  • Multiple-zone high-efficiency HVAC systems
  • Gunite pool and spa
  • Full house generator
  • Covered patio with fireplace and television & outdoor kitchen
  • 35 minutes from Midtown Manhattan via NJ Transit express trains
  • #1 ranked Short Hills public school system

FIRST LEVEL

Foyer

  • Grand entry with modern railing staircase
  • Matte wide hardwood flooring
  • Two large coat closets with custom organization systems
  • Custom chandelier

Powder Room

  • Toto commode
  • Custom vanity with natural stone countertop
  • Designer fixtures
  • Electro-chromatic Door (clear when open and frosted when closed)

Living Room

  • Coffered ceiling
  • Built-in shelving and bar unit
  • Large windows overlooking lush property
  • Custom chandelier
  • Custom draperies

Dining Room

  • Coffered ceiling 
  • Custom light fixtures
  • Custom window treatments
  • Designer wallpaper covering

Butler's Pantry

  • Large glass-front wine refrigerator
  • Walk-in pantry

Gourmet Kitchen

  • Custom white inset shaker-style cabinetry
  • Quartz & marble countertops
  • Natural stone and glass tile backsplash
  • Undercabinet lighting
  • Large porcelain sink with designer faucet overlooking the rear property
  • Expansive center island
    • Designer light fixtures
  • Professional top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances
    • Viking 48"  six-burner gas range with removable griddle and two ovens
    • Overhead professional exhaust
    • Viking electric wall oven
    • Viking microwave
    • SubZero refrigerator/freezer
    • Bosch super silence dishwasher
  • Breakfast Area
    • Designer lighting fixture
    • Bay window with French doors to rear patio and outdoor kitchen

Family Room

  • Open to kitchen and breakfast area
  • Wood-burning fireplace
  • Two French Doors opening to the rear veranda
  • Abundance of windows and natural light
  • Coffered ceiling

Bedroom 6 / Pool Room

  • Sliding door to exterior
  • Full Bath
    • Stall shower
    • Designer hardware & fixtures

Mud Room

  • Access to back stairway
  • Custom built-in cubbies, cabinets and drawers
  • Convenient side entry door leading directly to driveway

Oversized 3-Car Garage

  • Three carriage doors with garage door openers
  • Abundance of storage


SECOND LEVEL

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Double door entrance
  • Dramatic tray ceiling
  • Nine oversized windows with custom window treatments
  • Two walk-in closets with custom closet organizers
  • Architecturally interesting sitting room
  • Master Bath
    • Marble floor
    • Oversized stall shower
      • Marble tile
      • Marble shelves
      • Wall-mounted & handheld shower sprays
    • Jetted tub
    • Double custom vanity with marble counters and designer mirrors
    • Chrome fixtures throughout
    • Two oversized windows
    • Separate washroom

Bedroom 2

  • Three windows 
  • Custom window treatments
  • Oversized closet with custom shelving

Bedroom 3

  • Two windows
  • Custom window treatments
  • Oversized closet with custom shelving

Bedroom 2/3 Jack & Jill Bath

  • Shower stall with designer fixtures
  • Custom double vanity with mirror and stone counter

Bedroom 4

  • Three windows with custom window treatments
  • Oversized closet with custom shelving
  • En-suite bath
    • Shower stall with designer fixtures
    • Custom vanity with mirror and stone counter

Bedroom 5

  • Two windows with custom window treatments
  • Walk-in closet with custom shelving
  • En-suite bath
    • Shower over tub with designer fixtures
    • Custom vanity with mirror and stone counter

Laundry Room

  • Conveniently located on the second floor
  • Front loading high-efficiency washer
  • Gas dryer
  • Built-in storage
  • Hanging rod
  • Standalone utility sink
  • Frosted door for privacy

Third Floor

  • Fully finished offering walls of windows and an abundance of space

LOWER LEVEL

Bedroom 7

  • Egress window
  • Walk-in closet with custom shelving
  • En-suite bath
    • Shower stall with designer fixtures
    • Custom vanity with mirror and stone counter

Exercise Room

  • Rubber flooring
  • Walls of mirrors

Recreation Room

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

SYSTEMS

  • Zoned heating and cooling systems
    • Gas furnaces with humidifiers and air cleaners
    • Zone 1: First Floor
    • Zone 2: Second Floor - Master Bedroom
    • Zone 3: Second Floor - Bedrooms 2, 3, 4 & 5
    • Zone 4: Third Floor
    • Zone 5: Lower Level
  • Heated tile floors
    • Master Bathroom
  • Two Bradford White 75 gallon high-efficiency water heaters
  • Precautionary drainage system with sump pumps
  • Whole house water softener
  • 350 Amp electrical service
  • Full house generator
  • State-of-the-art security system with motion detectors and glass break sensors
  • Electrolux Beam Central Vacuum

EXTERIOR

  • Custom entry doors with glass sidelights
  • Private, fenced rear oasis featuring:
    • Heated rectangular, in-ground Gunite pool with spa
    • Jandy pool equipment
    • Remote control system for pool operation and multi-color pool lights
    • Multi-level patios and terraces
    • Cooking center with refrigeration drawers, ice maker and natural gas barbecue grill
    • Covered veranda with modern fireplace and outdoor television
  • Professionally landscaped and maintained 0.47 acre property
  • Extensive custom landscape lighting, both front and rear
  • Multi-zone irrigation system
  • Swing set included

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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