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263 Childs Rd

  • 6 beds
  • 5.1 baths
  • 5,695 sqft
  • ~18 acre lot
  • $350 per sqft
  • 1865 build
  • on site

Overlooking the mill pond for the historic Van Dorn mill, a beautifully restored 1875 Colonial on 17+ acres is wrapped with water views, majestic specimen trees, abundant perennial gardens and pool. Idyllically set on a rise above its private pond, the extensively updated home with 5,600+ square feet of space has high ceilings,5 working fireplaces, lovely LR and FR and richly plastered walls. A screened porch links to a large dining room and kitchen with fireplace and informal eating area. The 2nd floor includes 4 BR with baths ensuite and a den/office. On the 3rd floor, 2 BR flank a versatile office or hobby room and hallway bath. The lower level has a wine cellar and walkout office to the patio. The heated 4-car garage has a custom workshop and heated dog house w/ fenced run. Town water, NEW 6 BR septic.

GSMLS logo Listing courtesy of GSMLS / MOLLY TONERO, 210933 / TURPIN REAL ESTATE, INC.

Last checked: Checking… • Last updated May 7, 2021 •

MLS# 3704257 —

Amenities & Taxes

The Building

Construction Date/Year Built:
1865
Style:
Colonial
Primary Style:
Colonial
Roof Description:
Asphalt Shingle, Metal
Exterior Description:
Clapboard
Color of Building:
yellow
Basement:
Yes
Handicap Modified:
No

Interior

# Rooms:
15
Interior Features:
Bar-Wet, Beam Ceilings, Carbon Monoxide Detector, Cedar Closets, Fire Alarm Sys, High Ceilings, Security System, Smoke Detector, Walk-In Closet
Flooring:
Carpeting, Tile, Wood
Level 1 Rooms:
Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Foyer, Kitchen, Laundry Room, Living Room, Office, Pantry, Porch, Powder Room
Level 2 Rooms:
4 Or More Bedrooms, Bath Main, Bath(s) Other, Office
Level 3 Rooms:
2 Bedrooms, Attic, Bath Main, Den, Storage Room
Kitchen Level:
First
Living Room Level:
First
Kitchen Area:
Country Kitchen, Eat-In Kitchen, Pantry, Separate Dining Area
Dining Room Level:
First
Dining Area:
Formal Dining Room
Family Room Level:
First
Den Level:
Third
Basement Level Rooms:
Office, Storage Room, Utility Room, Walkout
Basement Description:
Finished-Partially, Partial, Walkout
Other Room 1 Level:
Third
Other Room 1:
Bedroom
Other Room 2 Level:
Third
Other Room 2:
Bedroom
Other Room 3 Level:
Second
Other Room 3:
Office
Other Room 4 Level:
First
Other Room 4:
Office
# Fireplaces:
5
Fireplace Description:
Bedroom 1, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Living Room

Room Dimensions

Living Room Dimensions:
31x15
Kitchen Dimensions:
31x14
Dining Room Dimensions:
32x15
Family Room Dimensions:
19 Sqft
Den Dimensions:
12 Sqft
Bedroom 1 Dimensions:
20x14
Bedroom 2 Dimensions:
16 Sqft
Bedroom 3 Dimensions:
20x14
Bedroom 4 Dimensions:
20x14
Other Room 1 Dimensions:
18x10
Other Room 2 Dimensions:
20x10
Other Room 3 Dimensions:
15x10
Other Room 4 Dimensions:
15x14

Location

Latitude:
40.732348
Longitude:
-74.542437
Directions:
Rte 287 to Exit 30 A or B toward US-202 at The Olde Mill Inn. Continue straight onto Childs Road for 1/2 mile to property on right.

The Property

Lot Identifier:
3, 7 and 2
Lot Description:
Lake/Water View, Open Lot, Pond On Lot, Waterfront, Wooded Lot
Approximate Lot Size:
17 Sqft
Approx SqFt:
5,695 Sqft
Sub Property Type
Single Family
Zoning:
res
Exterior Features:
Dog Run, Enclosed Porch(es), Hot Tub, Outbuilding(s), Patio, Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Wood Fence, Workshop
Exclusions:
Agent has list
Total Acres:
17 Sqft
Easement:
Unknown
Farm Assessment:
No
Assessment Land:
440400
Assess Amt Land Tax:
*

Listing Agent

Contact info:

Taxes

Tax Id Tax:
*
Tax Year:
*
Tax ID For Property:
2702-00502-0000-00003-0000-
Tax Year:
2020
Tax Rate:
*
Tax Rate Year:
2020
Tax Rate Amount:
2.094
Tax Amount:
$31,328
Tax Amount:
$*
City Tax:
$*
City Code Tax:
*
County Tax:
$*
County Code Tax:
*
Zip Code Tax:
*

Beds

# Bedrooms:
6
Master Bedroom Description:
Fireplace, Full Bath
Bedroom 1 Level:
Second
Bedroom 2 Level:
Second
Bedroom 3 Level:
Second
Bedroom 4 Level:
Second

Baths

# Baths:
5.10
# Full Baths:
5
# Half Baths:
1
Master Bath Features:
Soaking Tub, Stall Shower

The Listing

Home Warranty:
No

Heating & Cooling

Cooling:
Central Air, Multi-Zone Cooling
Heating:
Multi-Zone, Radiant - Hot Water, Radiators - Steam
Water Heater:
Gas

Utilities

Sewer:
See Remarks, Septic 5+ Bedroom Town Verified
Water:
Public Water
Utilities:
Electric, Gas-Natural
Fuel Type:
Gas-Natural

Appliances

Appliances:
Carbon Monoxide Detector, Dishwasher, Dryer, Freezer-Freestanding, Generator-Built-In, Hot Tub, Range/Oven-Gas, Refrigerator, Sump Pump, Washer

Schools

Grade School:
OAK ST
Middle/Jr. High School:
W ANNIN
High School:
RIDGE

The Community

Section/Subdiv/Development:
Basking Ridge
Community Living:
No
Services:
Fiber Optic, Garbage Extra Charge
Pool:
Yes
Pool Description:
In-Ground Pool
Assessment Total:
1496100
Assessment Total Tax:
*
Assessment Bldg:
1055700
Assess Amt Bldg Tax:
*

Parking

# Garage Spaces:
4
Garage Description:
Detached Garage, Finished Garage, Garage Door Opener, Loft Storage, Oversize Garage
Parking/Driveway Description:
2 Car Width, Additional Parking, Circular, Crushed Stone

Extra Units

In-Law Suite:
No

Schools

Rating Details
8

Oak St Elementary School

  • Public
  • K-5
  • 1.9 mi
9

Ridge High School

  • Public
  • 9-12
  • 2.6 mi
8

William Annin Middle School

  • Public
  • 6-8
  • 3.7 mi

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Sale history

Date Event Source Price % Change
5/7/21
Price Changed GSMLS $1,995,000 -9.1%
4/16/21
Listed / Active GSMLS $2,195,000
4/12/21
Delisted / Withdrawn GSMLS $2,195,000

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