Littlewood Farm on Six Bucolic Acres in Harding Township A glorious countryside property is situated on over six park-like acres in Harding Township. The serenity of Littlewood Farm is enriched by its central location minutes from Interstate 287 and vibrant Morristown. Dutch Colonial architectural lines are enhanced by an early 2000s addition made to the original part of this circa 1895 home. Approached by a long tree-lined drive, the private setting includes an in-ground pool, bluestone terrace edged by brick walls, two-car garage/barn outbuilding with finished loft, lush green lawns, mature trees and colorful perennial gardens. The present owners purchased Littlewood...Farm in the mid-1990s; they completely transformed the four bedroom, five and a half bath layout, resulting in a residence where modern updates blend seamlessly with 19th century details. Highlights of the sun-filled 4,200+ square-foot layout include wood floors, three fireplaces, crown moldings, recessed lights, custom built-ins, pocket and Dutch doors, and six-over-six paned windows. The detached barn-style, oversized garage features parking for two vehicles. An expansive heated, cooled and finished loft space is perfect for a home office or artist’s studio. The charming Dutch door front entrance reveals a fireside parlor serving as a generously sized entry foyer where an original corner fireplace is a welcoming focal point. A set of pocket doors opens to the dining room offering two built-in corner cabinets, crown moldings, wall sconces and a crystal chandelier. Just off the entry foyer is a graceful three-level staircase and views into the bright, airy addition housing a family room and kitchen. This substantial wing contains a family room with a raised hearth brick fireplace surrounded by a white mantle, a bar, built-ins, crown moldings, recessed lights and a window wall. It opens directly into a chef’s kitchen designed with a center island, a variety of upper-end appliances including an iconic Aga range, custom white cabinetry, stone flooring, a tile backsplash, granite countertops and a built-in desk. The fully-windowed dining area’s Dutch door connects to a charming covered porch for al fresco meals. The opposite wing contains in a step-down living room accessed from the entry foyer. This convivial space has wood floors, a white mantled brick fireplace, a wall of built-in bookcases and French doors to the backyard. Multiple windows usher natural light into the cozy den, also adjacent to the entry foyer. On the second and third levels are four bedrooms, three of which are en suite, an office and a laundry room. Of special note is the expansive primary suite’s lavish bath containing wood floors, two sink vanities, a soaking tub, separate shower stall and dimensional wainscoting. In addition to housing mechanicals and storage areas, the basement features a temperature-controlled wine cellar. The home is served by efficient geothermal heat and central air conditioning. Harding Township in Morris County is celebrated for its countryside views, open green spaces, grand mansions and low property taxes. Located minutes from downtown Morristown for shops, restaurants, a performing arts center, historic sites and Midtown Direct train service to Manhattan, the township presents a harmonious balance of rural and suburban conveniences.
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