46 Post Ln,
Bernardsville NJ

5 beds | 7.2 baths | 5.02 Acres | MLS/ID#: 3463587

Description

Sophisticated Colonial Rivals Bernardsville Mountain’s Storied Mansions

Stone walls, dating from the Gilded Age of the Somerset Hills, front the five acres of meadow and woodland providing the setting for this elegant custom estate. The home offers approximately 12,000 square feet of refined, meticulous living space. Sizeable fieldstones, contrasted with cedar, present in an array of earthtones at the home’s exterior core, then repeat throughout the grounds and structures.  Pilasters buttress the soaring gable and Doric columns underpin the portico at the home’s prominent entry. 

Beautiful spaces, rendered with the finest amenities are at once generously sized and warmly elegant. The senses are drawn to multiple coffered ceilings, stacked crown molding, detailed wainscoting, expansive transom topped windows, clear oak floors. Wide cased entries introduce the formal dining room with uniquely crafted ceiling and living room with marble fireplace and artful Venetian-plaster décor.  French doors open to the outstanding mahogany library.  The conservatory presents a bowed window wall, cherry wet bar, Italian terracotta-tile floor and French doors opening to the bluestone terrace bordered with fieldstone wall and lush professional landscaping. Virtually breathtaking, the great room boasts two story windows and two story fieldstone fireplace; the cherry built-ins include an entertainment center. In the kitchen ivory-hued cabinetry is accompanied by top-of-the-line appliances and informal dining takes place in the breakfast room, an octagonal swirl of floor-to-ceiling windows.  

Bedrooms begin on the main level with the first of the home’s en suites. The upper floor’s master suite spans the length of half the residence and has its own foyer entry from the gallery hall. Marble provides the backdrop for the bath’s luxurious appointments. The sitting room includes an entertainment center, the dressing area offers sizeable walk-in closets and a view to the private balcony. Three additional en suites complement this level along with a spacious bonus room.

Sophistication bridges a host of entertainment possibilities on the home’s lower level. Among the highlights are a magnificent mahogany theater with gracious bar, a billiards room and a media room. The rustic surfaced wine-tasting room harbors the wine cellar with mahogany racks for 1000 bottles. Or guests can be entertained out-of-doors at the luxury-finish pool with spa and 1500 sq. ft. deck. Echoing the architecture of the main residence, the pool house features a columned porch, full kitchen, bath, laundry, Viking grill center and pergola seating area. 

An uncompromising lifestyle awaits on Bernardsville Mountain.  

Extraordinary spaces - window-walled conservatory,mahogany library, 2-story great room w/ 2 story stone FP, mahogany theater w/ bar, wine tasting room, wine cellar w/ 1000-bottle capacity. Master suite comprises half the residence's upper level. All en suite bedrooms. Professional landscaping & hardscaping.Numerous Fieldstone walls, fieldstone & cedar exterior, multiple coffered ceilings, expansive windows, stacked crown moldings, detailed wainscoting, 4 fireplaces, .4-bay garage. 5-zone Sonos system CAT wiring, sophisticated security, Lutron lighting.Pool, spa, full-featured pool house, 1500' deck. A must see!!
Bedrooms 5
Full Bathrooms 7
Half Bathrooms 2
Square Feet 12,000
Property Type Residential
Year Built 1999
Acreage 5.02
Style Custom Home, Colonial
Taxes $52,179 (2017)
 

Schools

Elementary Bedwell
High Bernards HS
Middle BernardsvilleMS
 
Number of Rooms 22
Basement Yes
Basement Desc. Finished, Full
Approximate Square Feet 12,000
Community Living No
Pets Allowed Yes
 
  • BarWet
  • JacuzTyp
  • Bidet
  • SecurSys
  • CeilHigh

Appliances

  • CentVac
  • OvnWGas
  • Microwav

Fireplace

  • Bedroom 1
  • Great Room
  • Library
  • Living Room

Flooring

  • Carpeting
  • Stone
  • Tile
  • Marble
  • Wood

Heating

  • 4 Units

Fuel type

  • Gas-Natural

Cooling

  • 4 Units

Water

  • Well

Water heater

  • Gas

Sewer

  • Septic 5+ Bedroom Town Verified

Room layout

Room Dimensions Floor
Master Bedroom 19x22 Second
Bedroom 2 16x14 First
Bedroom 3 19x14 Second
Bedroom 4 16x15 Second
Dining Room 19x17 First
Family Room 21x24 First
Kitchen 15x13 First
Living Room 19x21 First
Library 19x14 N/A
Breakfast 15x13 First
Conservatory 19x17 First
Rec Room 20x29 Second
  • Underground Lawn Sprinkler
  • Patio

Garage

  • 4 Spaces
  • Attached Garage

Driveway

  • Blacktop

Roof

  • Wood Shingle

Lot

  • Level Lot

Pool

  • Gunite
  • In-Ground Pool
  • Heated

Listing Agent

Photo of Ashley Christus

Questions?

908-625-4116

achristus@turpinrealtors.com

Community Video: Bernardsville Borough

Bernardsville, NJ real estate market

Located in northern Somerset County, historic Bernardsville Borough is bordered by Mendham, Harding, Peapack-Gladstone, Bedminster and Basking Ridge/Bernards Township. Established after seceding from Bernards Township in 1924, Bernardsville has the distinction of being the only town with that name in the United States.

Bernardsville's bustling downtown district winds along Route 202 and offers shops, services, boutiques, a movie theater, two supermarkets, several restaurants and a New Jersey Transit train station for service to New York.

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