1708-1728 MILLSTONE RIVER ROAD

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ, 08844

$1,395,000

$1,395,000
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
5 Beds
baths
3 Baths
property_type
Residential
calendar
Built 1735
“The Brookie” is a historic 18th and 19th century farmstead that feels suspended in time. Postcard worthy, the stream-side country estate has been under the loving stewardship of only 3 families in its almost 300-year existence. In addition to the classic white house with Italianate ornamentation and a wraparound Victorian porch, the compound comprises 4 barns in a dramatic red hue, as well as various other outbuildings, including a tranquil studio. Wide-plank floors with their original patina, fireplaces, wonderful examples of early paneling and elegant proportions, especially in the final and grandest section of the residence, are reminders of the property’s history, first built in approximately 1735. Glimmering fixtures make the formal parlor and dining room elegant alternatives to the large, more casual family room. With 3 staircases, a second kitchen, and a separate entrance, the interior is highly flexible, easily providing guests with their own autonomous quarters. 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, office, and first floor laundry are also present. At 11.38 acres made up of 2 separate lots, the property offers many opportunities, including a barn with horse stalls, as well as proximity to the D&R Canal State Park and its recreational activities. The Brookie is one of many historic properties in the Millstone Valley Agricultural Historic District that is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and it is sited on Millstone River Road, a National Scenic Byway. This very accommodating property is under evaluation for inclusion in the New Jersey Historic Trust’s easement program. Give this Garden State treasure the respect and care it deserves, and it will pay you back tenfold in joy, pride and beautiful memories.
MLS® ID:
NJSO2001634
Updated:
10/3/22

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Water Heater, Washer, Stove, Refrigerator, Dryer
Total Bedrooms
5
Full Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
2 nd Kitchen, Additional Stairway, Attic, Breakfast Area, Built-Ins, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Dining Area, Exposed Beams, Floor Plan - Traditional, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Kitchen - Country, Kitchen - Table Space, Stall Shower, Tub Shower, Window Treatments, Wood Floors, Wood Stove
Floor Description
Wood, Ceramic Tile
Fireplace
Mantel(s), Wood
Cooling
Central A/C
Heating
Programmable Thermostat, Central

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
11.38 acres lot
Exterior Features
Outbuilding(s), Porch(es), Above Grade
Architectural Style
Colonial, Victorian
Lot Details
Backs to Trees, Front Yard, Level, Rear Yard, Rural, Side Yard(s), Stream/Creek, Trees/Wooded
Roof
Slate
Sewer
On Site Septic

School Information

School District
HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Other Property Details

Area Name
Hillsborough Twp (21810)
Taxes
$14005.00
Tax Frequency
per YEAR
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
1
Parking
Paved Driveway, Paved Parking, Gravel Driveway
View
Y
County
SOMERSET
Water Source
Well
Pool
No
Zoning
MVH

Courtesy of Callaway Henderson Sotheby's Int'l-Princeton

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