“Vale Top" is a circa 1900 home built by the Gillespie family as a gracious guest home in Morristown’s coveted Historic District. This central in-town location is within a few blocks of South Street for excellent downtown restaurants, shopping, live events at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, museums and historic sites. Midtown Direct trains to New York City are also nearby. A timeless Colonial, the expansive residence sits on over an acre of property and has been meticulously maintained throughout. This landmark home provides space for multi-generational living with six bedrooms five full baths and a powder room. The master...suite has two full bathrooms and a cozy sitting room with a fireplace. Other highlights of the floor plan are two dedicated home offices, a screened sleeping porch and second-story laundry area. Stylishly renovated, the kitchen has granite countertops, a Wolf range and Sub Zero refrigerator. Additional kitchen appointments include the original butler’s pantry with antique call box, ample built-ins and a second farm sink. Truly a heart-of-the-home space, the kitchen is warmed by the glow of a gas fireplace while a charming banquette overlooks views of the private and professionally landscaped backyard. There are superb entertaining spaces spanning from the front-to-back foyer, such as a grandly-sized dining room with marble fireplace and the adjoining living and family rooms, both featuring fireplaces, wood floors and high ceilings. A variety of architectural and design aspects lend character to this distinctive home including a covered front porch, entrance vestibule, Dutch doors, rear brick patio providing views of preserved land and a finished basement with wine cellar. Morristown offers easy access to Interstate 287, the award-winning Morristown Medical Center, National Park sites from the Revolutionary War era, theaters, independent shops, cafes, pubs and fine dining in the bustling downtown. The Morristown train station offers a one-seat ride to New York’s Penn Station with convenient Midtown Direct service.
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