Tewksbury NJ Real Estate – Antique Style Bank Colonial in Mountainville

69 Philhower Road located in Village of Mountainville

Offered at $1,699,000

5BR/4.1BA Home For Sale in Tewksbury, NJMLS # 3142912

 

Currier & Ives storybook setting on 18+ beautiful acres

Currier & Ives storybook setting on 18+ beautiful acres

Unique opportunity to own one of Tewksbury’s finest homesteads nestled in the quaint village of Mountainville featuring breathtaking views of the surrounding hillsides, open pastures and soothing sounds of the babbling Rockaway Brook all just minutes away from Interstate 78 via one of Tewksbury’s most scenic roads.  Charm and craftsmanship combine to make this a very special residence both inside and out. Classic white picket Walpole™ fencing encompass the colonial style gardens, lovely brick and stone walkways and patios leading up to the barrel covered front porch with tongue & grooved ceiling on one side and the over sized, maintenance free Trex™ deck just off the kitchen offering spectacular views of the entire property.

Pond / Rolling Pastures: As viewed from the over sized deck. Pond is approximately 10' to 12' deep and has a wooden dock.

Pond / Rolling Pastures: As viewed from the over sized deck. Pond is approximately 10′ to 12′ deep and has a wooden dock.

Truly a Currier & Ives storybook setting, this home comes complete with all of today’s modern amenities and the charm of yesteryear. This custom built reproduction 5BR/4.1BA Bank Colonial with authentic clapboard siding and wooden shutters, is set on 9.2 bucolic acres with an additional 9.8 acre adjoining lot complete with 8’ deer fencing around entire perimeter, 10’ to 12’ deep pond with dock, an “L” shaped heated in-ground swimming pool, and so much more.

Antique Style multi-level Post & Beam Barn

Antique Style Multi-level Post & Beam Barn

Ideal for the equestrian set, this property features multiple fenced paddocks / pastures (with water), several outbuildings and access to the famed Tewksbury Trail system. This property is currently Farm Assessed with facilities suitable for keeping goats/llamas in addition to having a run-in shed and two top of the line horse stalls which are located in the fabulous antique style hand-made post & beam bank barn with upper and lower levels. This outstanding barn was featured in NJ Countryside magazine’s country barn tour in Autumn of 2002.

One of Two High-end Horse Stalls on lower level of Barn

One of Two High-end Horse Stalls on lower level of barn

 Interior highlights include genuine wide oak peg board floors throughout with a fabulous state of the art country kitchen wrapped in custom made Enkebol™ molding (carved with reins and snaffle bits) with natural cherry 42” cabinets topped with glistening Rio Gold™ granite counters all serving to combine breathtaking aesthetics with outstanding performance. Makkum™ hand painted porcelain backsplash, Herbeau™ faucets, antique German glass cabinet doors embellished by burnished hardware, all complimented with top of the line appliances including Sub Zero™ refrigerator in kitchen with a Bosch refrigerator in butler’s pantry, two Bosch dishwashers, Viking™ six burner cook top with custom hood and fully equipped, walk-in 11’x13’ butler’s pantry. This kitchen also boasts radiant heat built into the tile floors for maximum comfort in those cold winter months.

Fabulous Gourmet Kitchen - State of the art country kitchen featuring radiant heat in the tile floor and all newer SS appliances (2010), including Sub Zero and Bosch refrigerators, two Bosch dishwashers and microwave.

Fabulous Gourmet Kitchen – State of the art country kitchen featuring radiant heat in the tile floor and all newer SS appliances (2010), including Sub Zero and Bosch refrigerators, two Bosch dishwashers and microwave.

Other first floor attributes include a towering two story great room/family room wrapped in exposed shipwright ceiling and wall beams with fieldstone walls and plenty of windows lining the adjacent wall allowing for plenty of natural light all warmed by a Jotul™ wood burning stove.  There is also a gorgeous raised floor library with similar woodwork and cast iron fireplace, an exercise room, a study/office and a large formal living room and dining room, each with antique masonry wood burning fireplaces with brick façade hearths. There is also a large foyer and full bath.

Family / Great Room - featuring towering ceiling, shipwright wood beams, recessed lighting and fieldstone walls.

Family / Great Room – featuring towering ceiling, shipwright wood beams, recessed lighting and fieldstone walls.

The second level offers five bedrooms varying in size from 18’x20’ to 10’x16’, a sitting room, laundry room, three full baths, and access to a second deck which leads to a 12’x24’ screened in room all located in the rear of the house. The master suite features a spacious bedroom with lovely wood burning fireplace and sitting area with strategic second story views of the property. The lavish master bath has a towering cathedral ceiling, marble floors, double vanity sinks and oversized two person jetted whirlpool tub with European stall shower featuring block glass accent and heat lamp at entrance. Lastly, there is walk up access leading up to the third floor attic offering endless possibilities for conversion into additional finished living space.

Master Bath - Marble tile floor, Blue Bahia granite counter tops, dual porcelain bowl sinks / vanities, oversized two person jetted whirlpool, cathedral ceiling and his & her closets.

Master Bath – Marble tile floor, Blue Bahia granite counter tops, dual porcelain bowl sinks / vanities, over sized two person jetted whirlpool, cathedral ceiling and his & her closets.

The lower level consists of a walkout potting room with it’s own dedicated heating zone located directly below the main deck off the kitchen complete with SS utility sink, terracotta tile floor with built-in floor drain, tongue and grove cherry wood ceiling, half stone wall and a bank of windows. Adjacent to this room is the mud room with it’s own exterior walkout access also offering terracotta tile flooring. Continuing into the interior of the lower level is the tack room, utility room, recreation room, powder room and several other unfinished rooms suitable for a workshop, storage room and/or wine cellar.

Potting Room - Lower Level - Refurbished cherry tongue & groove ceiling, terracotta tile floor with built-in drains, SS utility sink, half stone and window wall wrapped with its own heating zone.

Potting Room – Lower Level – Refurbished cherry tongue & groove ceiling, terracotta tile floor with built-in drains, SS utility sink, half stone and window wall wrapped with its own heating zone.

Foyer (11’ x 16’)

  • Red oak wide plank pegboard floor

  • Staircase to second level

  • Chandelier

  • Metal door flanked by sidelights and capped by elliptical transom

  • Chair rail

  • Wide baseboard molding

  • Back hall off foyer with two coat closets, light fixture

Large Formal Dining Room with Fireplace

Large Formal Dining Room with Fireplace

Dining Room (18’ x 22’)

  • Wide pegboard oak floor

  • Antique masonry wood burning fireplace with brick façade and hearth

  • Chandelier and wall sconces

  • Crown & dentil molding

  • Directional fireplace lighting

  • Firewood storage

  • Chair rail
Kitchen - Breathtaking aesthetics with unbeatable performance including custom made 42\ cherry cabinets w/ antique German glass doors, glistening Rio Gold granite counters, all high-end appliances, two full sized farmers sinks and two-tiered center island.

Kitchen – Breathtaking aesthetics with unbeatable performance including custom made 42\ cherry cabinets w/ antique German glass doors, glistening Rio Gold granite counters, all high-end appliances, two full sized farmers sinks and two-tiered center island.

Kitchen (19’ x 30’)

  • 42” natural cherry custom cabinets with some German antique glass cabinet   doors, burnished hardware, topped by Rio Gold™ granite counters

  • Radiant heat built into tile floor

  • Beaded board backsplash

  • Two tier center island with open shelving

  • Viking™ 6-burner cook top with griddle

  • Custom hooded exhaust vented to outside

  • Enkebol™ molding

  • Makkum™ hand-painted porcelain backsplash

  • Two Shaws™ original farmer’s sinks with Herbeau™ faucets

  • Recessed lighting

  • Desk area

  • Under cabinet lighting

  • Stereo niche

  • All newer high end appliances
Kitchen - Butler's Pantry with full size farmer's sink, granite counters, glass cabinet doors, second refrigerator & dishwasher, broom closet and more.

Kitchen – Butler’s Pantry with full size farmer’s sink, granite counters, glass cabinet doors, second refrigerator & dishwasher, broom closet and more.

Butler’s Pantry (11’ x 13’)

  • Same custom cabinets as in the kitchen, some with glass doors

  • Shaws™ original farmer’s sink with Herbeau™ faucet & granite counter

  • Newer Bosch™ refrigerator with ice maker

  • Newer Bosch™ dishwasher

  • Ceramic tile floor

  • Beaded board backsplash

  • Broom closet
View of Family / Great Room from 2nd Floor

View of Family / Great Room from 2nd Floor

Family / Great Room (20’ x 30’)

  • Towering two-story ceiling

  • Walls & ceiling wrapped in shipwright wood beams

  • Recessed lighting

  • Fieldstone walls

  • Wide pegboard oak floor

  • French doors to second floor screened in side solarium

  • Built-in entertainment center for TV

  • Second level fixed windows

  • Brand new Jotul™ woodstove
Library / Den - Absolutely charming antique library with fireplace and wood beamed ceiling.

Library / Den – Absolutely charming antique library with fireplace and wood beamed ceiling.

Library / Den (14’ x 16’)

  • Raised wide pegboard oak floor

  • Charming antique cast iron wood burning fireplace

  • Built-in book shelves

  • Exposed shipwright ceiling beams
Exercise Room

Exercise Room

Exercise  Room (12’ x 12’)

  • Wide pegboard floor

  • Track lighting

  • Closet

Formal Living Room with Fireplace

Formal Living Room with Fireplace

 

Living Room (16’ x 23’)

  • Masonry wood burning fireplace with brick facade and framed by antique mantle

  • Directional fireplace lighting

  • Wide pegboard floor

  • Crown & dentil molding

Study / Office (9’ x 12’)

  • Half knotty beaded board pine walls

  • Wide pegboard floor

  • Bird’s eye maple trim for doors & windows

Full Bath

  • Antique wood vanity topped by Corian™ counter

  • Half beaded board walls

  • Mirror & light fixture

  • Bath tub with tile and tub surround

  • Marble tile floor

Master Bedroom with Fireplace

Master Bedroom with Fireplace

Master Bedroom (18’ x 20’)

  • Brick façade / hearth fireplace

  • Wood pegboard floor

  • Wood storage

  • Sitting area

Master Bath with dual vanities and European walk-in shower featuring glass block accenting

Master Bath with dual vanities and European walk-in shower featuring glass block accenting

Master Bath (18’ x 24’)

  • Marble tile floor

  • Blue Bahia™ granite counter top

  • Porcelain bowl sinks

  • Herbeau™ nickel faucets

  • Makkum™ tile walls for European shower with block glass and heat lamp at entrance

  • Aquatic Indo Century Series™ 2 person capacity whirlpool hot tub with jets framed by tile and wood panel

  • Double sink vanities

  • Wood paneled mirrors

  • Crystal knobs decorated with nickel accents

  • Built-in medicine cabinets

  • Commode

  • Soaring cathedral ceiling

  • Access to second level loft

  • His & her closets

Bedroom # 2 (12’ x 16’)

  • Wide pegboard floor

  • Two doors to the same hanging and shelved closet

 Bedroom # 3 (10’ x 16’)

  • Wide pegboard floor

  • Closet

 Laundry Room (6’ x 10’)

  • Tile floor

  • Door to rear deck and screened in room

  • Washer with drain & dryer

 Full Bath

  • Pocket door

  • Corian™ countertop vanity / mirror

  • Recessed lighting

  • Tile floor & surround wraps shower

  • Separate commode

 Bedroom # 4 (14’ x 16’)

  • Wood pegboard floor

  • Closet built-ins

 Gathering / Sitting Room (8’ x 13’)

  • Wood pegboard floors

  • Recessed lighting

 Bedroom # 5 (13’ x 13’)

  • Wide pegboard floor

  • Closet

 Potting Room (7’ x 18’)

  • Terracotta tile floor

  • Separate heating zone

  • Half stone & window wall wrapped

  • Cherry tongue & groove wood ceiling

  • SS utility sink

  • Built-in floor drain

  • Exterior door leading to driveway

 Mud Room

  • Partially finished

  • Exterior door leading to driveway

  • Recessed lighting

  • Terracotta tile floor

Walk-out Lower Level Tack Room with Terra Cotta tile floor

Walk-out Lower Level Tack Room with Terra Cotta tile floor

Tack Room (14’ x 14’)

  • Terracotta tile floor

  • French door to Mud Room

  • Access to finished Rec Room

 Recreation Room (19’ x 19’)

  • Baseboard molding

  • Access to Powder Room

 Powder Room

  • Half tile walls

  • Tile floor

  • Sink / mirror

  • Recessed Lighting

 Storage Room (9’ x 18’)

 Storage / Utility Room

  • Possible Wine Cellar

  • Unfinished

Systems / Upgrades / Improvements: $225,000+

New asphalt shingle roof

  • Installed 2012 ($40,000)

Six zone oil hot water baseboard heat

  • Boiler installed 2008 ($12,000)

 75 gallon hot water heater

  • Installed 2008 ($2,000)

 New well pump, water filtration & purification system

  • Installed 2008 ($10,000)

Propane gas for Viking™ stove cook top and generator

Standby 17k watt Generac™ house generator

  • Professionally installed with separate sub panel – 2011 ($8,500)

Certified 5 bedroom Septic System with 3 1,000 gallon tanks

Radiant heat in Kitchen tile floor

Three zone central air conditioner

Central vacuum system

Heavy duty attic fan

Freshly painted clapboard siding with genuine antique wooden shutters

Freshly painted clapboard siding with genuine antique wooden shutters

Exterior / Interior painting

  • Professionally painted 2009 ($30,000)

Newly refurbished and maintenance free over sized 14' x 19' Trex Deck featuring tremendous views of the countryside.

Newly refurbished and maintenance free over sized 14′ x 19′ Trex Deck featuring tremendous views of the countryside.

Refurbished Trex™ deck

  • Professional contractor 2012 ($16,000)

Refurbished lower level

  • Installed new terracotta tile floor in several rooms

  • Installed new SS utility sink and cherry wood tongue & groove ceiling/wood trim in potting room

  • Completed 2011 ($25,000)

 Replaced kitchen appliances

  • Sub Zero™ refrigerator in kitchen

  • Bosch™ refrigerator in butler’s pantry

  • Two Bosch™ dishwashers

  • SS microwave oven

  • All installed 2010 ($18,000)

 Pool mechanicals

  • Filter/pump, commercial grade heater, pool cover, enclosure

  • Professionally installed 2008 ($15,000)

 Bathroom renovation

  • 2nd floor – 2010 ($20,000)

 Barn repairs / painting

  • Completed 2008 ($15,000)

 Miscellaneous electrical upgrades

  • Completed 2007 ($15,000)

 

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