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17 Oaklawn Rd Short Hills, New Jersey 07078

List Price $2,895,000

Sold : $3,000,000Est. Mortgage / mo
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Full ,2 Half Bath

Living at 17 Oaklawn Rd

MAGAZINE WORTHY architectural masterpiece BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED from top to bottom in the heart of Old Short Hills’ prestigious Woodfield Estates. Featured in Millburn – Short Hills Magazine! The BEST house for entertaining on any scale. This 6 Bedroom, 4 Full 2 Half Bath Tudor style home combines exquisite period details such as wide plank hardwood floors, plaster walls with bas relief motif, beamed ceilings and leaded glass windows, all flowing seamlessly through original and newer parts of the home. Stunning Living Room with TO DIE FOR limestone and carved wood fireplace, beamed ceiling, raised panel moldings and original custom built-ins. Dreamy Sun Room opening up to outstanding entertaining Patio with Summer Kitchen and magnificent, private grounds (3/4 acre) with plenty of room for a Pool. Gracious Formal Dining Room. A Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen like no other with custom Wood Mode cabinetry, an oversized island, soapstone/limestone/butcher block countertops and high-end Viking/Dacor/Sub-Zero appliances. Magical Breakfast Room overlooking garden. GORGEOUS Family Room boasting floor to ceiling stone fireplace and beamed ceiling, plaster walls and leaded glass windows meticulously mimicking original details of the home. Immensely private and sunny Zen Primary Bedroom Suite with California Closets Dressing Room, additional custom closets and a bath reminiscent of a spa. All other bedrooms and baths are outstanding. Convenient 2nd Level Laundry. Huge Lower Level with Recreation Room, Game Area, Built In Wet Bar, Exercise Room, Full Bath and massive storage spaces (plenty of room for Wine Cellar). Lower taxes than comparable Old Short Hills homes! This extraordinary property is ripe for the buyer seeking a prestigious Short Hills estate just minutes from downtown Millburn, Blue Ribbon Schools and New York City Train. This home must be seen to be believed! For a deep dive into the home's history, please click here

Room by Room Details of 17 Oaklawn Rd, Short Hills

First Level

  • Entry Foyer featuring 8’7” ceiling, original wide Tudor style arched front door, original wide plank hardwood floors, original plaster walls with bas relief motif, recessed lighting, sconce, winding staircase with original wrought iron railing to Second Level, deep Coat Closets with original paneled doors, baseboard molding, crown molding with dentil detail, door to Kitchen Area, open curved staircase to Lower Level
  • Sunken Living Room featuring original wide plank hardwood floors, original wood burning limestone carved fireplace with carved oak mantle, original plaster walls with bas relief motif, original arched built ins with open and concealed storage and display lighting, 9’7” high beamed ceiling, original paneled walls, original leaded glass windows, recessed lighting, Bose speakers, Double French Doors to SunRoom
  • 4-Season SunRoom featuring 10’4” vaulted ceiling, carpeting, recessed lighting, Built In Bar, floor to ceiling Pella casement windows at three exposures, French doors on each side, Bose speakers
  • Powder Room featuring custom panel door, marble floor tile, corner furniture style wood vanity with stone countertop, leaded glass window, recessed lighting, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Dining Room featuring 8’7” ceiling, original wide plank hardwood floors, plaster walls with bas relief motif, original leaded glass windows with intermittent stained glass inserts, chandelier, plaster ceiling, baseboard molding, crown molding with dentil detail, original double French doors to Breakfast Room, archway to Entry Foyer, original paneled swinging door to Kitchen, Bose speakers
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen featuring limestone tile floors with radiant heat, custom built in Wood Mode cabinetry including glass door cabinetry with leaded glass windows and lighting, custom island with chocolate travertine countertop and butcher block countertop, Pietra Cardosa soapstone countertops on exterior, tumbled tile backsplash, NEW marble backsplash behind cooktop, Shaws farm sink, Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer drawers, Viking fully integrated refrigerator/freezer, Viking Professional 6 burner cooktop with griddle, Kitchen Aid fully integrated dishwasher, Dacor stainless double wall ovens, Dacor warming drawer, Dacor stainless built in microwave, Sub-Zero wine refrigerator, under cabinet lighting, recessed lighting, pendant lighting over island, custom natural wood hood, open book storage, Bose speakers
  • Butler’s Pantry/Desk Area featuring limestone tile floors with radiant heat, custom built in desk area with chocolate travertine countertop, custom built in with built in chargers, storage and filing drawer, semi-flush mount light fixture with glass shade, recessed lighting, Custom Built In Dry Bar/Storage featuring custom cabinetry including glass door cabinetry with leaded glass and lighting, wine storage, under cabinet lighting, tumbled tile backsplash, bay of original leaded glass windows
  • Breakfast Room featuring limestone tile floors with radiant heat, 2 sets of original leaded glass French doors leading out to private garden, chandelier, plaster walls, natural baseboard moldings, Bose speakers, original double French doors to Dining Room
  • Sunken Family Room featuring wide plank hardwood floors, plaster walls, gas fireplace with floor to ceiling stone surround (can be converted to wood burning), custom oak-beamed ceiling, custom built in with open and concealed storage, leaded glass windows with intermittent stained glass inserts that replicate home’s original windows, leaded glass French doors to Private Rear Patio, recessed lighting, arched entry to Mud Room Area, open to Breakfast Room, Bose speakers, TV mount above fireplace, radiant heat
  • Mud Room featuring slate tile flooring with radiant heat, custom cabinetry and storage including built in coat closets, bench with storage, hook storage, modern flush mount light fixture, door to Garage, custom Tudor style door to side Driveway, custom door to media storage under staircase, Rear Staircase
  • Half Bath featuring slate tile flooring, pedestal sink, sconce, flush mount light fixture, baseboard molding
  • Heated 2 Car Garage with epoxy flooring, storage area, carriage style doors

Second Level

  • Curved staircase with original iron railing to Second Level, custom runner, 3 original intermittent leaded glass windows, lantern, original plaster walls with bas relief, hallways with Double Door Linen Closet, designer flush mount light fixtures
  • Primary Bedroom Suite featuring carpeting, custom leaded glass windows at 2 exposures, built in window seat with storage, 2 Closets with custom storage, modern flush mount light fixture, recessed lighting, sconces, custom window treatments, Bose speakers, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Primary Bath featuring hexagonal marble floor tile with marble mosaic border and radiant heat, custom wainscoting, custom wall to wall double vanity with marble countertop, 2 medicine cabinets, oversized frameless glass steam and regular shower with marble floor tile, subway tile and seat, 2 showerheads, rain showerhead, separate room for toilet, semi flush mount light fixture, recessed lighting, sconce, Bose speakers, Linen Closet
  • Primary Dressing Room featuring carpeting, California Closets custom built in cabinetry and storage, center island with chocolate travertine countertop and custom storage, built in laundry hampers, mirrored doors, organizers and pull out storage, recessed lighting, original leaded glass windows, custom window treatments, pendant globe light fixture, door to Bedroom 2, Bose speakers
  • Bedroom 2 featuring carpeting, Double Door Closet with custom storage, original leaded glass windows, recessed lighting, crown molding, baseboard molding, custom shades, door to Primary Dressing Room, nook for vanity/desk area
  • Full Hall Bath featuring diamond shaped floor tile with radiant heat, custom wood vanity with marble countertop, medicine cabinet, sconces, recessed lighting, tub with designer tile surround, glass door shower with designer tile surround, rain showerhead, open shelving, original leaded glass windows
  • Bedroom 3 featuring carpeting, custom built in with open and concealed storage, 2 Closets with custom storage, recessed lighting, crown molding, baseboard molding, original leaded glass windows, red accent wall
  • Bedroom 4 featuring carpeting, Closet, recessed lighting, crown molding, baseboard molding, original leaded glass windows
  • Laundry Room featuring tile flooring, built in cabinetry, Electrolux washer and dryer on pedestals, built in pull out ironing board, hanging rods, recessed lighting
  • Door to Rear Hallway with steps down to Bedrooms 5 and 6, custom runner, Linen Closet
  • Full Hall Bath (renovated 2019) featuring elongated hexagonal marble floor tile, vanity with quartz countertop, tub/shower combination with oversized subway tile surround, oversized subway tile wainscoting, medicine cabinet, modern sconce
  • Bedroom 5 featuring hardwood floors, Closet, crown molding, baseboard molding, original leaded glass window, window with divided lites, recessed lighting
  • Bedroom 6 (flexibly being used as an Office/potential to be ensuite) featuring hardwood floors, Closet, original leaded glass window, window with divided lites, recessed lighting, door to room that is plumbed for a full bath
  • Rear Staircase that splits at top, custom runner, lantern, 2 windows with divided lites
  • Unfinished Bonus Room with vaulted ceiling, potential for Office, Art Studio Yoga Room
  • Rear Staircase Landing Area featuring hardwood floors, plaster walls, recessed lighting, baseboard molding

Lower Level

  • Curved carpeted staircase with original iron railings to Lower Level, Tudor style door to backyard
  • Recreation Room featuring tile flooring, custom built in seat, open bookshelves, paneled walls, 2 storage closets for toys and games, recessed lighting, pre-wired media area for TV/gaming stations
  • Game Area featuring tile flooring, recessed lighting, custom built in Wet Bar with sink, soapstone countertops and backsplash, refrigerator 
  • Full Bath featuring marble floor tile, built in vanity with quartz countertop, frameless glass door shower with subway and mosaic tile surround, recessed lighting, sconce
  • Exercise Room featuring French door at entry, rubber flooring, custom cut mirrors, TV, recessed lighting
  • Large Storage Room (potential Wine Cellar) featuring tile flooring, recessed lighting
  • Utility and Storage Closets
  • Sump pump

Front/Backyard

  • Over ¾ Acre of level property flawlessly landscaped with foundation plantings, blooming perennials, seasonal bulbs and mature trees for privacy
  • Bluestone front walkway leading to grand bluestone entry
  • Bluestone stepping paths
  • Private Paver Patio off Family Room
  • Large Rear Bluestone Patio with stone knee walls/bench seating, buffet area
  • Built In stone Summer Kitchen with Lynx BBQ and refrigerator
  • Vintage style post lanterns
  • Huge flat, fenced in grassy area
  • Different areas with options for putting in a pool 
  • Paver driveway with decorative design, plenty of parking, basketball hoop
  • Irrigation system
  • Professional outdoor lighting
  • Outdoor Bose speakers

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • Extensively renovated in 2006 with continuous updates through today
  • Design by renowned architect David Rosen A.I.A. of Rosen Kelly Conway (Summit)
  • Home featured in Millburn – Short Hills magazine (Fall 2008)
  • Complete home security system with external cameras, Wi-Fi boosters and digital remote access, Ring doorbell
  • Automated outdoor lighting
  • Pull down staircase to attic spanning entire length of home, Walk In Cedar Closet
  • Reasonable taxes compared to comparable homes in the area
  • Original slate roof meticulously maintained
  • Newer water heater (2017)
  • Bose speakers throughout First Level, Outdoors and Primary Suite
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