A house theater from a famend designer, a wine cellar and tasting room that really feel plucked from Tuscany and a solarium with a hearth that sits in a lion’s mouth are only a few of the glamorous options of a palatial property in Saddle River, New Jersey.
The house on Fox Hedge Street is almost 20,000 sq. ft and sits on 4 personal, gated acres, perched on the high of a hill on one of many space’s most fascinating streets, in keeping with itemizing agent Vicki Gaily of Particular Properties. It’s listed for $7.995 million.
Customized constructed within the mid-Nineteen Nineties, the house’s European stucco exterior options stone accents. A paved horseshoe drive encompasses a fountain surrounded by trimmed hedges. The entryway results in a dramatic lobby with an imperial staircase. There are high-end supplies and fixtures all through, together with quite a few plaster reliefs.
“There was no expense spared in any respect,” Gaily mentioned.
One of many residence’s showpieces is a theater designed by well-known residence theater architect, Theo Kalomirakis, who considers the artwork deco design considered one of his favorites, in keeping with Gaily.
The wine cellar and tasting room shops a number of thousand bottles and has a thick, curved wood bar at its middle, which Gaily mentioned has hosted many gatherings. It’s stuffed with wooden and stone accents harking back to Tuscany.
Gatherings may happen within the residence’s giant ballroom, with home windows that overlook waterfalls spilling over into the uniquely formed free-form out of doors pool, surrounded by lush landscaping and two koi ponds.
One other standout is the solarium that overlooks the out of doors cabana space, which encompasses a “showstopper” fire that sits contained in the mouth of a lion’s mane, carved in strong stone. The room is wrapped in silk by way of silk-lined partitions, ceilings and window coverings.
The 9 bedrooms embody a master bedroom with a big boutique-style closet and dressing space, which a earlier proprietor usual from one other bed room. A multilevel workplace and library paneled in cherrywood is ready up for distant work. The library results in each the entrance lobby and the again promenade and likewise has personal entry to a bar space.
There may be additionally a state-of-the-art wellness middle with an indoor pool and spa, yoga room and fitness center with steam room and dry sauna. The multiroom kitchen features a spacious space for cooking and serving, a big pantry with range and a number of fridges designed for catering, plus eating house within the again.
The Saddle River market has seen a number of multimillion-dollar offers shut over the past 12 months, together with a Versailles-inspired residence on about 4.8 acres. The property, which was additionally listed with Particular Properties, offered final 12 months for $10.995 million, making it among the many priciest offers traditionally for the world.
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