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14 Friar Tuck Circle, Summit NJ

14 Friar Tuck Circle - Front View Of Home

For those who love city life but crave the amenities and space offered by suburban living, this Summit residence offers the best of both worlds. At approximately 14,400 square feet, this gracious six Bedroom, seven full and three half Bath home was built by its current owners, renowned interior designer Valerie Grant and her husband to exacting standards on a mountaintop on one of Summit’s most coveted streets. This modern home with astonishing views of the Manhattan skyline offers the ideal setting for hosting on a grand scale. The home is situated on approximately 1.48 acres with panoramic views of Manhattan and an endless horizon as its backdrop.  Enhanced with professional landscaping, mature privacy screening and a sweeping lawn, it looks and feels like a private getaway yet is only miles from New York City and minutes from local shops, eateries, top-rated schools and NJ Transit Midtown Direct express service to NY Penn Station.

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PROPERTY OVERVIEW

When you walk through the front door of this spectacular bespoke home, you will immediately find beautiful wood flooring inlaid with limestone, a three story ceiling with a wrap-around staircase and a direct view of the NYC horizon. This level of design detail is rarely seen in traditional luxury homes.

14 Friar Tuck Circle - Living RoomThe elegant Living Room is detailed with a custom tiered ceiling, high gloss paint on the walls and ceiling and custom built-in shelving accented with a warm metallic wallcovering. The stunning marble fireplace and custom designed Mica ceiling fixture create beautiful focal points.

14 Friar Tuck Circle Dining RoomThe Dining Room is detailed with a custom tiered ceiling accented with metallic Venetian Plaster walls. The room also features custom built-ins with inset wallpaper to highlight the open shelving. It is the perfect room for intimate gatherings or to entertain on a larger scale.

14 Friar Tuck Circle Butlers PantryThe Dining Room is served by a well-appointed Butler’s Pantry - equipped with wet bar, ice maker, wine refrigerator, dishwasher and custom storage - adorned with an antiqued mirror backsplash making the space feel more expansive. 

14 Friar Tuck Circle StudyFor more privacy, the handsome inviting Study features a limestone and metal framed fireplace detailed with custom walnut built-ins with an enclosed television cabinet and coffered ceiling. Triple french doors lead directly to the outdoor veranda.

14 Friar Tuck Circle Family RoomThe Family Room features multiple seating areas with a beautiful three stone blend granite fireplace flanked by custom built-ins in a combination painted finish with stained walnut interiors - offset by a dramatic coffered ceiling painted in a dark brown color. Three expansive arched French doors lead directly onto the back terrace and make this room feel like it is part of the stunning outdoor setting.

14 Friar Tuck Circle KitchenThe expansive Kitchen is every chef’s dream. Outfitted with two islands, a 72” black Lacanche range with polished nickel accents, custom range hood, 36” full size Sub-Zero refrigerator, two 36” freezer drawers, two 28” beverage refrigerator drawers and two Miele dishwashers. The 8’ island and perimeter cabinets are detailed with a Calcutta marble counter and backsplash accented with a second 9’ island in a weathered oak finish with a black leathered granite counter top. A walk-in pantry with additional refrigerator and freezer and a light-filled Breakfast Area that spills out to the Terrace afford seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining.

14 Friar Tuck Circle Powder RoomThe stunning formal Powder Room features a custom vanity with onyx countertop, set into an alcove with hand-painted wallcovering panels accented by mirrored side panels and a custom metal edge detail with rivets. The walls and ceiling are both finished in Venetian Plaster.

14 Friar Tuck Circle Master BedroomUpstairs the Master Suite offers a private Sitting Room with a limestone fireplace and television concealed in a custom mirrored built in cabinet, two custom Dressing Rooms, a private terrace, spa-like Bath and breath-taking City vistas.

14 Friar Tuck Circle BedroomThoughtful design flows throughout the home as evidenced in the custom built-ins, designer wall coverings and window treatments, custom storage, well appointed Bathrooms and Bedrooms designed to evolve over time.

14 Friar Tuck Circle Third Floor OfficeThe third floor offers a private office space detailed with a custom built-in desk area, flanking cabinets and another with open shelving as well as an adjoining Powder Room.

14 Friar Tuck Circle Lower LevelThe home features two private home offices, a first floor homework area, a second floor hangout room, an expansive lower level with fireplace, wet bar, climate-controlled wine cellar with tasting room, two gyms, space for a theater and an indoor sports/recreation room. 

14 Friar Tuck Circle Rear YardThe resort-like backyard with 180-degree hilltop views of NYC was designed with multiple outdoor spaces includes a kitchen with bar seating, dining and additional seating areas as well as a covered veranda with television and fireplace. A built-in entertaining area boats a 54" grill, Marvel ice maker, beverage refrigerator, sink (with cover) and built-in trash compartments.

14 Friar Tuck Circle PoolThe lower level of the backyard overlooks the dramatic NYC views and includes a 40’ saltwater pool with spa and automated retractable cover as well as an expansive bluestone patio.

The home is ideally situated in a prime, highly sought after Summit neighborhood only miles away from New York City and 1 mile from vibrant downtown Summit - but with amenities like these there is little incentive to leave!

 

 

 

PROPERTY DETAILS

FIRST LEVEL

Entry Hall

  • Custom limestone inlaid flooring with oak borders
  • Lift mechanism on ceiling chandelier

Living Room

  • Custom tiered ceiling detail
  • Custom built-ins
  • High gloss paint finish on walls and ceiling
  • Gas fireplace with slate surround and marble mantel
  • Custom designed mica ceiling fixture

Dining Room

  • Custom tiered ceiling detail
  • Custom built-ins
  • High gloss paint finish on ceiling and metallic Venetian plaster on walls
  • Italian Venetian glass ceiling fixture

Butler's pantry

  • Marvel wine refrigerator
  • Scotsman ice maker
  • Miele dishwasher
  • Hammered sink
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Marble countertop with antique mirror backsplash
  • Bar cabinet with optional locking mechanism
  • Antiqued mirror backsplash

Library

  • Coffered ceiling
  • Custom built-ins with enclosed TV cabinet and integrated panel detail
  • Gas fireplace with custom metal surround and limestone mantel
  • Three custom french doors to rear veranda

Family Room

  • Coffered ceiling
  • Custom built-ins
  • Gas fireplace
  • Three custom arched french doors to rear veranda
  • Motorized window treatments

Kitchen

  • Fully custom in-set cabinetry
  • Statuary marble countertops and backsplash
  • Distressed oak island with leathered granite countertops 
  • Venetian plaster walls
  • Lacanche stove with 7 burners, searing station, gas oven, electric oven and warming drawer
  • Custom range vent hood
  • Wolf electric wall oven
  • 48" Sub-Zero full size refrigerator
  • 2 Sub-Zero freezer drawers
  • 2 Sub-Zero refrigerator refrigeration drawers in island
  • Garbage disposals on all kitchen sinks
  • Filtered water dispenser at main sink
  • Filtered water at all ice makers
  • 2 Miele dishwashers
  • Motorized window treatments

Kitchen Pantry

  • Liebherr refrigerator
  • Liebherr freezer
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Carrara marble countertop

Formal Powder Room

  • Custom hand painted wallcovering panels on alcove wall with custom metal and rivet edge detail
  • Custom vanity with onyx countertop
  • Venetian plaster walls and ceiling

Informal Powder Room

  • Custom vanity with limestone countertop
  • Vinyl grasscloth on walls with hand brushed metallic glaze on ceiling

Homework Room

  • Custom built-ins and desk areas

First Floor Office

  • Custom built-ins and desk area

Mudroom

  • Custom glazed built-ins
  • Vinyl grasscloth wallcovering
  • Bluestone flooring

Three Car Garage

  • Oversized & fully heated

SECOND / THIRD LEVELS

Master Bedroom Suite

  • Private terrace with NYC views
  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Custom his/hers closets
  • Adjoining sitting room with gas fireplace and custom mirrored built-in TV cabinet
  • Automated window treatments

Master Bath

  • MTI spa/soaking tub
  • Heated towel rack
  • His & hers vanities with marble countertops
  • Thassos marble flooring with inset mosaic marble tile detail.
  • Glassos shower tile with marble mosaic
  • Steam shower with showerhead, rainhead and handheld shower sprays
  • Separate water closet with frosted glass privacy enclosure
  • Custom glass paneled dressing table with makeup mirror
  • Radiant heat floors
  • Motorized window treatments

All Second Floor Bedrooms

  • Walk-in closets
  • En-suite private baths
  • Custom vanities
  • Radiant heat floors

Rear Corner Bedroom

  • Private terrace with NYC views
  • Custom built-in desk area with storage cabinets and window seats
  • Motorized window treatments
  • Walk-in closet
  • En-suite bathroom with custom vanity

Rear Center Bedroom

  • Custom built-in storage cabinets and open shelving units
  • Motorized window treatments
  • Walk-in closet
  • En-suite bathroom with custom vanity and inset medicine cabinet

Laundry Room

  • Custom cabinetry
  • Whirlpool Duet front loading washer & dryer

Suite Above Garage

  • Recreation room detailed with reclaimed wood planks on walls and built-in window seat
  • Full bathroom with custom vanity
  • Guest Bedroom with battery motorized window shades
  • Walk-in closet


THIRD FLOOR

  • Office/Den with custom built-in desk area with flanking cabinets
  • Second built-in open shelving unit
  • Vaulted ceiling
  • Arched windows with spectacular NYC views
  • Powder Room with custom vanity
  • Two unfinished attic spaces can be easily finished for future expansion

LOWER LEVEL

  • Custom 800 bottle refrigerated wine cellar
  • Wet bar with custom cabinetry, sink, beverage refrigerator and ice maker
  • Gas fireplace
  • Gym
  • Playroom or additional gym area
  • Additional space for future theater room
  • Indoor sports/recreation room under the 3 car garage
  • Second laundry room with custom cabinetry and Whirlpool Duet front loading washer and dryer
  • Steam shower/changing room with separate powder room
  • Mudroom with custom built-in storage cabinets and cubbies

EXTERIOR

  • Fireplace in covered porch area
  • Built-in entertaining area with 54" grill, Marvel ice maker, Beverage refrigerator, sink (with cover) and built-in trash compartments
  • 40' heated, saltwater pool with built-in spa and automated retractable cover
  • 180-degree hilltop views of NYC

SYSTEMS

  • Spray foam insulation throughout for exceptional energy efficiency
  • 7 Zone HVAC system includes fan units with high efficiency air cleaning filters and high efficiency cooling condensers
  • Heating system includes Hydro Coil hot water boiler fed system which is transferred into the home by the fan units
  • Two conditioned make-up air systems
  • Garage includes separate electric coil heating system
  • Boiler supplied hot water system with 100 gallon holding tank
  • Boiler fed radiant floor heat at the following locations: entire Basement (excluding wine room), front entry Foyer, side entry at Mud Room, two first floor Powder Rooms,  Master Bath, Laundry Room, second floor Bedroom Baths)
  • Lutron home lighting system with one touch setting and lighting scenes control
  • Control 4 fully integrated home system controls home audio, video, lighting, temperature and shade control through remotes, wall pads or phone
  • Motorized window treatments in the following rooms: Family Room, Kitchen, Master Bedroom, Master Bath, rear Bedrooms
  • Fully integrated security system with 5 home perimeter cameras
  • Generac generator provides backup power for entire home
  • Full home water softener

Landscaping

  • Lush, mature specimen plantings throughout entire property

 

Photography Peter Rymwid and Raquel Langworthy

EXCLUSIONS

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