51 Taylor Rd, Short Hills, NJ 07078

5 beds, 6.5 baths, 7,589 sqft
Sold: $2,700,000
Sold on 10/18/12
Zestimate®: $3,062,006
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Classically elegant and exquisitely presented, this impressive 1930s center hall Colonial is primely sited in the heart of Old Short Hills. An indoor lap pool with spa area and a free-form outdoor pool set on over an acre of private, manicured grounds provide a secluded luxury retreat. A pillared portico opens into a gracious reception foyer with bridal staircase to set the tone. Formal rooms include an entertainment-scale fireside living room with two sets of sliding doors that open to bluestone patios spanned by an elaborate pergola. An expansive library with French doors to the patio and custom built-ins shares the see-through fireplace with the living room. An impressive banquet-size dining room enjoys lovely property views and patio access as well. The designer kitchen is upscale and beautifully appointed with a tasteful blend of custom woods topped with granite, professional-grade appliances, a center island, ribbon inlaid tile flooring and a round dining area with high ceiling and panoramic property views. A full service wet bar connects the dining room to a breathtaking two-story great room with a massive brickfront gas log fireplace, built-in media center, abundant oversized windows and patio access. There is a mudroom entry from the three-car garage with fitted closets and adjacent powder room.The piece de resistance is its indoor lap pool with an exer-swim wave machine and surrounding spa areas spread out beneath a soaring skylit wood ceiling. A summer kitchen and a full bath with oversized steam shower are hidden behind light-filtering glass block walls. The indoor spa opens to yet another world of outdoor creature comforts that include stone garden walls, perennial beds and paths that lead to a free-form inground pool with bluestone terracing, separate side eating area and side yard pond with fountain -- the ultimate in carefree, luxurious relaxation!Five generously-sized bedrooms with abundant closets and windows are located off an open second floor hallway with stairs to full attic storage. One bedroom is ensuite; one has an adjacent hall bath; and one features a huge cedar closet. Included in these is the master bedroom suite with a room-sized dressing room, custom built-ins, his- and her- walk-in closets, a master sitting room with decorative fireplace and picture window with rear property views. A sumptuous skylit master bath offers a double vanity, a built-in boudoir table and frameless shower over tub. A full hall bath with skylight rounds out the second floor nicely.A spacious lower level includes a family room with decorative fireplace, finished with wall-to-wall carpeting, for added leisure living, complete with a game room, exercise room, wrapping room, a craft room, laundry room, and two half baths.Sophisticated mechanical systems include four-zone heating and cooling, security system, sound system in select rooms and outdoor areas, and so much more.This superlative home has it all - except the butler!  MoreLess
 
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  • Lot: 1.15 acres
  • Single Family
  • Built in 1935
  • Last sold: Oct 2012 for $2,700,000
  • Price/sqft: $356
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  • Parking: 3 spaces
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    • Exterior material: Brick
    • # Stories: 2.0
    • Unit count: 1
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    • Floor size: 7,589 sqft
    • Parcel #: 1203306000000001
    • Zillow Home ID: 38678465
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