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Stanton Ridge Golf & Country Club

28 Dogwood Drive

Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Unique Stanton Ridge Colonial Farmhouse with Custom Detailing


et on two acres in Readington’s prestigious Stanton Ridge enclave, a magnificent custom-built Colonial Farmhouse is beautifully finished in stone and cedar clapboard. This spectacular home offers nearly 6,500 square feet of living space with five bedrooms and four-and-one-half baths. Built in 1999, with extensive updates in 2009/2010 including a new designer lower/ground level that is in keeping with the home’s sophisticated and traditional tone. This Colonial borders the 17th hole of the Stanton Golf Course, with a tree line providing a natural wood buffer for privacy. An appealing covered wraparound mahogany front porch is a welcoming design element, and it joins other outdoor gathering spaces including a rear screened-in sun porch, maintenancefree composition deck and paver patio. The acreage is enhanced by extensive professional landscaping, a hand-laid stone wall and front paver walkway. Front cedar shutters and a copper roof over the front porch are charming touches. Interior highlights include custom molding treatments, nine or ten-foot ceiling heights, a total of thirty two solid Alder wood doors, French doors, custom lighting and carpeting, hardwood flooring and custom wrought iron balusters accenting three staircases. The home showcases an extensive use of deep millwork including ten-inch crown moldings. A two-story foyer serves as a dramatic point of entry to this traditional Colonial. Oak hardwood flooring, a curved staircase, high peaked ceiling featuring an antiqued bronze and alabaster chandelier with ceiling medallion and a large picture window topped by a circle top window above the front door contribute to this stylish area. A double set of French doors reveals the living room, where a transom-topped bay window, granite-clad gas log fireplace and wide crown moldings are harmonious design elements. In the formal dining room, details include a transom-topped bay window, antiqued bronze and alabaster chandelier and a butler’s pantry area. Gathering spaces continue in the family room where the focal point is a welcoming stone wall gas log fireplace. Beamed ceilings add dimensional interest overhead. A thoughtfully designed home office/sun room features beamed cathedral ceilings, multiple transom-topped windows, a walk-in closet and slider access to the deck. Magnificent amenities characterize the spacious chef’s kitchen. Oak floors, a large walnut-finished center island - breakfast bar capped in granite, faux finished maple cabinets topped by granite counters, decorative ceramic tile backsplash, a built-in desk area and pantry closet are among the upscale features. State of the art stainless steel appliances from Miele™, Jenn-Air™ and KitchenAid™ streamline meal preparation. A sunfilled breakfast area provides transom-topped French doors with views and access to the rear deck and yard. Near the kitchen is the powder room featuring wood flooring, crown molding and wood vanity with sink, a back hall area with service entrance, built-in bead board cubbies, a coat closet and mud room with slate floors, granite counters and laundry hook-ups completing this level. Upstairs, a grand master suite of rooms takes center stage. The spacious bed chamber features a beamed tray ceiling, wide crown moldings and oak floors. A magnificent room-sized walk-in closet is designed with custom-created wood built-ins, drawers, shelving, a chandelier and three windows providing natural light. Luxurious details in the master bath such as a granite-framed Jacuzzi™ bath, oversized honed marble double shower with glass door, marble tile floors, dual sink vanity, sky lit and vaulted ceilings and a bay window give this space a spa-like feel. The remaining bedrooms featuring carpeting, crown molding and walk-in closets fitted with built-ins are spacious and light-filled. The in-law wing features custom carpeting, picture window, wide crown molding, spacious closets and a luxurious (2009) spa bath with ceramic tile flooring, double sink wood vanity and separate dressing vanity topped by honed marble, honed marble floor with tile walls steam room shower with rain shower spray. The completion of the finished lower level in 2009, added about 2,000 square feet of which 1,300 square feet is ground level of additional living space to this remarkable home. Its full height, nine-foot ceiling, abundance of windows and walk-out access make it a wonderful area for casual and stylish entertaining. Complete details and photos are on the back of this brochure. The home’s attached three-car garage features commercial-grade vinyl tile floors, faux-finished garage doors, bike and boat racks, cabinetry and a peg board. Hardwood flooring has been refinished throughout the entire residence, while other important features such as extensive recessed lighting, many chandeliers, a speaker system in select rooms and outdoor areas, Andersen™ windows, and attic storage enhance the long list of amenities. Among the state-of-the-art home systems are three zones of natural gas forced hot air heat and central air conditioning, humidifiers, two hot water heaters, a comprehensive home security system, invisible fencing, well water and community septic. Readington Township measures about 48 square miles, making it the largest township in Hunterdon County. It was created by Royal Charter of King George II in 1730, and was the first new township created after Hunterdon became a county. Outdoor activities can be enjoyed locally at Round Valley and Spruce Run recreation areas. Located a short distance from Interstate 78, this Colonial is also convenient to shopping, dining and cultural events in the area.

Family Room

Elegant Dining Room

Office/Sun Room

Living Room

Gourmet Kitchen and Breakfast Area

The Master Suite with Room Sized Closet and En-Suite Bath

Second Bedroom

Third Bedroom

Fourth Bedroom

Fifth Bedroom

Main Level

Second Level

Lower Level (2009)

Foyer Oak hardwood flooring; custom knotty alder wood entry door flanked by sidelights and topped by transom; large picture window topped by circle top window above foyer entry door; two coat closets; antiqued bronze and alabaster chandelier; curved staircase with wrought iron baluster and custom carpet runner; two-story foyer; peaked ceiling; ceiling medallion

Master Bedroom 20’ x 18’ 6” Tray ceiling; wide crown molding; ceiling fan; beamed ceiling; recessed lighting; four sconces; oak hardwood flooring; window blinds Full Room Walk-in Closet 17’ x 15’ Fitted with wood built-ins, drawers, shelving; chandelier; recessed lighting; three windows and window blinds

Approximately 2,000 square feet;

Living Room/Den 15’ x 16’ 3” Double custom French door entry; oak hardwood flooring; bay window topped by transom; recessed lighting; wide crown molding; wood mantle, granite façade gas log fireplace Dining Room 15’ x 15’ Oak hardwood flooring; transom topped bay window; antiqued bronze and alabaster chandelier; wide crown molding; butler’s pantry area Family Room 21’ x 19’ Beamed ceiling; stone wall gas log fireplace with cedar mantle; custom carpeting; recessed lighting; transom topped windows Powder Room Cultured marble tops wood vanity with sink; mirror with light fixture; wood flooring; wide crown molding Office/Sun Room 18’ x 14’ Oak hardwood flooring; recessed lighting; wide crown molding; lighted ceiling fan; beamed ceiling; transom topped windows with wood blinds; two sconces; slider to deck; walk-in closet fitted with wood built-ins Kitchen 19’ x 25’ 5” Oak hardwood flooring; stainless steel Miele™ dishwasher; large granite topped walnut finished center island with breakfast bar and pull out shelves; granite topped and faux finished maple wood cabinetry; ceramic tile backsplash; built-in KitchenAid™ refrigerator with beverage dispenser; recessed lighting; wide crown molding; two stainless steel JennAir™ ranges with six burners and griddle; burnished wrought iron pot rack with spot lighting; stainless steel JennAir™ microwave; composite farmer’s style sink; wide crown molding; window blinds; breakfast area; desk area; pantry closet; bronzed chandelier; French doors topped by transom with blinds to deck; speakers Back Hall Transom topped French door to service entrance; built-in beaded board cubby; coat closet Mud Room Slate flooring; slate backsplash; granite counter composite utility sink; cabinetry; beaded board wrap-around cubby; washer and dryer hook-ups

Master Bath 15’ x 14’ 9” Half beaded board walls; skylight; vaulted ceiling; marble tile flooring (18” x 18”); Jacuzzi™ tub framed by granite; bay window; recessed lighting; all honed marble two person capacity shower with two seats and clear glass door; two rainforest showerheads and one hand-held spray; linen closet; two sconces; double faux finished wood cabinetry; two light fixtures; three wood framed mirrors Second Bedroom (front center) 15’ x 14’ 6” Carpeting; wood window blinds; lighted ceiling fan; recessed lighting; wide crown molding; chair rail; walk-in closet fitted with wood built-ins Hall Bath Ceramic tile flooring; double sink vanity with cultured marble counter; wall mirror; two chrome light fixtures; tiled shower; two windows; half tiled walls with decorative lestellos Third Bedroom (rear center) 13’ x 16’ Carpeting; crown molding; chair rail; lighted ceiling fan; walkin closet fitted with wood built-ins Fourth Bedroom (front left) 16’ x 13’ Custom carpeting; picture window; lighted ceiling fan; double door closet Shared Bath for Fourth and Fifth Bedroom Wing (2009) ceramic tile flooring; double sink wood vanity; two mirrors; two bronzed light fixtures; halogen lighting; wide crown molding; honed marble flooring; steam room/shower with tiled walls and honed marble accents; hand-held spray and rain shower spray; built-in dressing vanity topped by honed marble; mirror; light fixture Fifth Bedroom (rear left) 16’ x 14’ Custom carpeting; wide crown molding; lighted ceiling fan; triple row windows with window blinds; full wall closet with three wood doors

Foyer 15’ x 17’ Lower level stairway with wrought iron balusters and custom carpeting; engineered hand-scraped wood with cherry stain; storage closet Billiards Area 20’ x 16’ Wide crown molding; speakers; halogen lighting; bay window Rec Room 24’ x 21’ Slider to patio; stone framed decorative fireplace with flue and beam mantle; crown molding; halogen lighting; stained rough cedar wall by fireplace and wet bar Wet Bar: Stained rough cedar with composite sink; granite counter; halogen lighting; built-in wine cooler, beverage center and Frigidaire™ dishwasher Exercise Room 16’ x 15’ French door entry; three windows with blinds; flat screen TV and cable hook-up; engineered hand-scraped wood flooring with cherry stain Theater Room 17’ x 15’ Custom carpeting; halogen lighting; 112” projection screen; sound deadening walls; crown molding and columns; stadium seating; stage by projection screen; component shelving; audio/ visual equipment closet Full Bath 8’ 6” ’ x 10’ Ceramic tile flooring; wood vanity with cultured marble counter and sink; mirror; light fixture; halogen lighting; crown molding; ceramic tiled shower with marble accents; clear shower door Play Room 11’ x 9’ Carpeting; crown molding; halogen lighting; double alder wood door entry Laundry/Utility Room 15’ x 13’ Double door alder wood entry; two washer and electric dryer hook-ups; vinyl tile flooring; slate backsplash; maple cabinetry; granite counter; composite sink Screened-in Porch 15’ 8” x 25’ 8” Paver flooring; vinyl ceiling; two lighted ceiling fans; stone retaining wall with screens; electric and cable hook-up for flat screen TV; speakers

Lower Level Play Room

Lower Level Laundry Room

Lower Level Full Bath

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Thirty-two solid knotty alder wood doors Extensive ten inch crown molding Wrought iron balusters (all three staircases) Eight foot French doors (custom knotty alder wood) All closets fitted with wood shelving Custom carpeting in family room, two bedroom wing and all three staircases (2009) 2000 sq. ft. of finished lower level with nine to ten foot ceiling height, sheet rock ceiling, passive heating by way of first level Entire home’s hardwood flooring refinished Light fixtures and wall sconces Chandeliers in foyer, dining room, breakfast area, kitchen, center island and master closet Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances Master bedroom with 17’ x 15’ full room walk-in closet fitted with custom wood shelving Extensive recessed lighting Transom topped windows Two-story foyer with curved staircase Nine to ten foot ceiling height first level, select second level nine foot ceiling height, lower level nine foot ceiling height Andersen™ windows and most exterior doors Bessler stairs to attic from guest suite

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Systems Speakers: kitchen, dining room, basement and outside porches (both upstairs and downstairs) Security system with 14 indoor/outdoor cameras with DVR recording device. Fire and theft with motion detectors Invisible fence at perimeter of property Grinder pit motor for waste removal (new - 2009) Two gas hot water heaters Two furnace/3 zone natural gas forced hot air heat Two air conditioner compressors with three zone air conditioning Humidifier Well water Community septic Garbage disposal Exterior Front covered wrap-around mahogany porch, vinyl ceiling and recessed lighting Lower level screened sun porch (15’ 8” x 25’ 8”) Three car garage with faux finished garage doors, commercial vinyl tile flooring; two openers, bike and boat racks, cabinet and peg board Front cedar shutters Front paver walkway

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Exterior (continued) Extensive professional landscaping Composition deck (15’ 8” x 25’ 8”) Rear paver patio Stone and cedar clapboard exterior siding Asphalt shingle roof Black top driveway Hand-laid stone wall Copper roof tops office and fist level front porch Dog run Miscellaneous Square feet: 5,191 sq. ft. first two levels plus 2,000 sq. ft. on lower level of which 1,300 is at ground level Home backs to between 17th and 18th hole with natural wood buffer Lot size: 2 acres 2011 Taxes: $21,212 Stanton Ridge Golf Community Somerset Property Management for Stanton Ridge Homeowner’s Association $1,200 annual sewer and annual maintenance fee; $300 one time capital contribution fee; within 4 to 7 days of closing $175 association processing fee


lower level stairway descends to a roomy foyer with views to the spacious billiards area and large recreation room. Much of the lower level has engineered handscraped wood flooring finished in a rich cherry stain. The recreation room is anchored by a stone-framed decorative fireplace, while sliders to the patio and a stained rough cedar wall showcase high levels of thoughtful design. A handsome granite-topped wet bar facilitates great entertaining. The remarkable theater room is fitted with a 112-inch screen, speakers, custom carpet, halogen lights, soundproof walls, stadium seating and audio/visual storage. Nearby, an exercise room with French door entry welcomes in the sunlight via three windows. A screened-in porch overlooking the manicured grounds has paver stone floors, two lighted ceiling fans, a stone retaining wall and media hookups. This level also offers a carpeted play room with double door entry, a full ceramic tile bath and a large laundry/utility room with maple cabinets and granite countertops.

Glory-Ann Drazinakis One of the Top 3 Selling Weichert Agents Company-Wide for Dollar Volume 2010 #1 Selling Agent in the Region 2004-2010* #1 Selling Agent in Hunterdon County 2004-2010** Weichert Chairman of the Board 2010

Another Fine Home Featured in “The Country Cottages to Luxury Living Collection” 28 Dogwood Drive, Readington Township, New Jersey

Cell 908-256-4304 GLORYANN.COM Office 908-439-2777

* Per Garden State Multiple Listing statistics of single family homes & land successfully marketed &/or sold in Hunterdon, Somerset, Morris and Warren counties. This representation is based in whole or in part on data supplied by the Garden State Multiple Listing Service, LLC (“GSMLS”). GSMLS does not guarantee nor is in anyway responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by GSMLS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. If your home is currently listed for sale, this is not intended as a solicitation of that listing.

28 Dogwood Drive, Readington Township, New Jersey  

Unique Stanton Ridge Colonial Farmhouse with Custom Detailing

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