For the discerning homebuyer looking for a unique private locale with plenty of indoor and outdoor space, this expansive five-bedroom custom home is nestled on a generous 1.84 acre property surrounded by dedicated woodlands and tucked away at the end of a serene cul-de-sac. Grand-scale rooms and generous windows throughout showcase the cohesive nature of this home and its surrounds.<br><br>A covered porch and entry introduce an inviting fireside living room with lovely bay-windowed views, light hardwood floors and wood burning fireplace at its center. A formal dining room enjoys a picture window framed by twin corner china cabinets and is...
conducive to gracious entertaining.An open concept kitchen and great room lie at the heart of the home, eminently designed for comfortable leisure living. The great room features rustic ceiling beams, distinctive wide, pegged hardwood floors, brick wood burning fireplace and an expanse of windows that bring the outside in. Warm cherry cabinetry and sleek black granite countertops define the open kitchen, enhanced with high-end stainless steel appliances that include Bosch double wall ovens, Sub-Zero cabinet-front refrigerator, cooktop with Viking hood, and more. A center island and a built-in work station adds versatility. A nearby mud room and laundry adds convenience, with access to both the two-car attached garage and rear deck that overlooks the home’s wooded surrounds. A finished sunroom with generous exposures on three sides offers another comfortable venue in which to relax and make your own.<br><br>Five large bedrooms and three full baths reside together along the sprawling second floor, with pre-finished hardwood floors that run throughout. One bedroom is ensuite with hallway access and walk-in cedar closet, while another huge bedroom features wall-to-wall carpeting and is ideal as a generous playroom, home office or guest quarters. A private staircase leads to the primary bedroom suite, located in a wing of its own. The primary bedroom has three closets, woodburning fireplace, windows on two sides and adjoining primary bath with double vanity, tub and separate frameless shower. The wing enjoys its own private library surrounded by three walls of custom bookcases and cabinetry – the perfect quiet respite for the fortunate homeowner! Pull-down hallway stairs to attic storage complete this level.<br><br>There’s no end to the options for leisure activities and recreation on the finished walk-out garden level, anchored on new barnwood-style flooring, and spanning the entire length of the home. A recreation/game room with wood burning fireplace provides versatile space, along with a full bath with shower and two large storage/utility rooms that offer excellent expansion possibilities.<br><br>This special home has a Summit address at the top of Countryside, and is located in the Berkeley Heights district of highly rated public schools. Step inside and make 136 Crest Drive your own!
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