Whitney Didier, the founder of The Didier Team at Douglas Elliman, has listed a colonial estate in Morristown, New Jersey for $5,500,000. This stunning property is perfect for car enthusiasts, as it boasts a driveway that can easily accommodate up to 12 cars, as well as an oversized detached garage. Owned by Dr. Jonathan Baskin, a renowned neurosurgeon, this estate is a true gem. Its impeccable design and architecture make it an exceptional find, providing the perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and convenience.
Situated on a sprawling 2.82 acres, this colonial estate is the perfect retreat for the discerning buyer. It includes 7+ bedrooms and 6.1 baths, offering sophisticated living and entertaining spaces that are sure to impress. Home owners will be able to enjoy the outdoors on generous and lush private grounds, complete with a sparkling in-ground heated pool that is perfect for relaxing and entertaining guests. As they arrive, they will be struck by the pristine landscaping, elegant circular drive, and stately covered front entry. The distinctive architectural elements throughout the expansive 12,000+ sq ft custom colonial gem will leave them in awe.
The five-story home boasts a finished walkout basement that exemplifies the epitome of luxury living. No expense has been spared to provide the highest-end fit and finish. An elegant wood-paneled elevator can whisk residents to any floor, thermal windows and doors provide energy efficiency, exquisite hardwood floors exude warmth, and high airy ceilings create an open and welcoming environment. The property also boasts intricate moldings, millwork, and woodwork that are a testament to fine craftsmanship. The custom window treatments provide privacy while enhancing the beauty of the interior. The state-of-the-art systems within the residence include central vacuum, four-zone central air, lawn and landscape irrigation, audio/visual, and security.
The outdoor spaces are equally impressive, with a beautiful covered porch, a huge covered/uncovered bluestone patio, a pergola sitting area with a fire pit, and large outdoor decks on level two, all offering breathtaking views of the scenic surroundings. These outdoor areas are perfect for hosting gatherings or simply relaxing and enjoying the fresh air.
As you step into the main floor, a dramatic reception hall greets you, flanked by generously proportioned public rooms that radiate warmth and elegance. The living room boasts a wood-burning fireplace, while the sitting room and family room each feature their own fireplace – a perfect setting for cozy gatherings or intimate conversations. The regal dining room, with its coffered ceilings, bayed windows, and fireplace, is an ideal space for hosting formal dinner parties.
The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream, thoughtfully designed with extensive cabinetry and pantry storage, an enormous center island with seating, and premium stainless steel appliances. The marble countertops add a touch of timeless sophistication, while sets of glass doors provide a seamless flow between the indoor and outdoor spaces, making alfresco dining an effortless pleasure.
This level also features a billiard room with a full wet bar, perfect for entertaining guests, and a second sitting room that overlooks the rear deck, providing a quiet retreat to unwind after a long day. The chic powder room adds a touch of glamour to this level.
Level three of this remarkable residence is truly exceptional, highlighted by a massive primary bedroom wing that exudes luxury and sophistication. The primary bedroom features a cozy fireplace, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The dressing room and walk-in closet are equally impressive, offering ample storage space for even the most extensive wardrobe. The gorgeous 5-fixture spa bath is the epitome of relaxation, complete with a soaking tub, separate shower, and double vanity. The handsome office with its own fireplace is perfect for working from home or simply unwinding with a good book. In addition to the primary suite, there are two additional en-suite bedrooms, each with its own fireplace, providing a perfect retreat for guests. The sitting room with bar and second laundry room add to the convenience and comfort of this level.
Moving up to the fourth story, there are additional bedrooms and sitting rooms, two full baths, and excellent closet and storage space. The top floor continues to impress with an open sitting room and finished attic, providing even more versatility and space for any need.
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