$2,750,000 29 Independence Road Middletown, NJ

MLS: 21823005   Type: Single Family   County: Monmouth   City: Middletown   Neighborhood: Chapel Hill   Zip: 07748   Style: Carriage House,Colonial   # Rooms: 15    Stories: 3   Taxes: $65,903

Mortgage $12,911 /mo



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Built by Wall Street financier J. Wright Brown on property formerly owned by the Straus family (of Macy's fame) this gracious brick and stone estate was designed by Polhemus & Coffin using elements of Georgian Revival architecture. Completed in 1931 on an exquisite promontory overlooking the grounds and Navesink River beyond. Brick borders,mature specimen plantings and stone driveways welcomed many a guest as echoes of fireplaces warming elegant parties enjoyed in the formal living and dining rooms. A grand entry foyer replete with seafaring mural completes the picture. Brandy and cigars in the billiard room with herringbone brick floor or library with fine wood paneling. The second level offers a sunroom and balcony overlooking the grounds and pool.Charming carriage house with pool.

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High School

Distance: N/A Miles
Distance: 2.56 Miles
Middle South
Distance: 2.6 Miles

Price History

6/11/2018 Listed $2,750,000

Days on Market 489
Elementary School Fairview
Farm Yes
High School Middle South
Included Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, Washer
Middle School Bayshore
Ownership Type Fee Simple
Property Type A
Status Active
Stories 3.0
Style Carriage House, Colonial, Other - See Remarks
Sub-Type Detached
Subdivision None
Tax Year 2017
Taxes 65903.00
Type Single Family
Water Type Riverview
Waterfront No
Year Built 1931

Interior Features

# Car Garage 3.00
Basement Yes
Bedroom Level Second
Breakfast Level First
Dining Room Bay/Bow Window, Dec Molding, Fireplace - Woodburning, French Doors
Dining Room Level First
Family Room Level First
Floors Ceramic, Tile, Wood
Foyer Closet(s), Dec Molding, Floor - Wood
Foyer Level First
Full Baths 8
Great/family Room Built-Ins, Floor - Wood, Wet Bar
Half Baths 3
Heat/ac HWBB, Radiator
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Interior Features Balcony, Bay/Bow Window, Built-Ins, Ceilings - 9Ft+ 1st Flr, Ceilings - 9Ft+ 2nd Flr, Center Hall, Dec Molding, Den, French Doors, Housekeeper Qtrs
Kitchen Bnook/Dining Area, Butler Pantry, Ceramic Tile, Eat-In, Floor - Ceramic
Kitchen Level First
Living Room Bay/Bow Window, Dec Molding, Fireplace - Woodburning, Floor - Wood
Living Room Level First
Master Bath Ceramic Tile, Shower Stall
Master Bedroom Fireplace - Woodburning, Floor - Wood, Full Bath
Master Bedroom Level Second
Number of Fireplaces 8.00
Other Level First
Rooms Bedroom, Breakfast, Dining Room, Exercise Room, Family Room, Foyer, Kitchen, Library, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other, Sitting
Total Bathrooms 8.30
Total Bedrooms 8
Total Rooms 15
Water Heater Natural Gas

Exterior Features

Acreage 8.00
Exterior Patio, Swimming
Garage Yes
Lot Description Cul-De-Sac, Irregular Lot, Treed Lots, Wooded
Out Buildings Guest House
Parking Circular Drive, Off Street
Pool Y/N Yes
Roof Slate
Siding Brick, Cedar
Sitting Level Second
Water/Sewer Public Water, Septic
Waterview Yes

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (07748)

Price 2.75M Avg 744K

Taxes $65,903 Avg $10,813

Acres 8 Avg 97.98

Visits 555 Avg 72

Days on Site 491 Avg 76

Walkscore® 5 Avg 23

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Listing Provided Courtesy Of: Gloria Nilson, Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate, (732) 842-6009

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