Colts Neck, New Jersey has a long equestrian tradition. Deeply wooded areas, vast open space and close commuting distance to New York City have made it a popular stomping ground for the affluent who want generous acreage and—forgive us—unbridled luxury. Recently listed for $34,999,000 and represented by Pamela Molloy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Holmdel/Colts Neck, this sweeping 127-acre estate is the caliber of property that satisfies all visions of East Coast equestrian elegance. The breathtaking aerial images alone intrigue, no?
Built to the specifications and resided in by internationally renowned developer Morris Flancbaum of Colts Neck Associates, the four-level home has captured the title of being the highest-priced single-family home publically listed in New Jersey, according to multiple listing services and Realtor.com. Built to showcase exceptional architectural integrity in every detail, the stunning rock face facade masterpiece was completed in 2011.
Says Molloy of this prized listing: “Every inch of this home was constructed with a master builder’s eye for the finest in luxury. Morris Flancbaum is known for some of the finest luxury home communities in Monmouth County, and he brought that level of detail and more to the construction of his personal residence.”
The owner of this home will certainly not want for space. To begin, the home encompasses approximately 20,000 square feet, in addition to approximately 8,000 square feet on its lower level. The exterior of this home also offers approximately 22,000 square feet of patios and approximately 18,000 square feet of parking area. Nin bedrooms, including a master suite and four bedroom suites, provide more than enough room for family living and extended guest stays. In total, the home boasts 10 full bathrooms with marble showers and two half-baths.
No detail was spared in the home’s creation. For instance, the master suite was artfully designed to include with a custom gas fireplace, a morning bar, his and hers closets, and gentleman’s and lady’s offices that each lead through French doors onto a balcony. The master bath also offers a large Marron Cohiba marble steam shower, a Jacuzzi tub, a heated floor and balcony access. The professional gourmet restaurant kitchen can serve in excess of 250 people. Numerous top-of-the-line amenities include a walk-in refrigerator with additional Miele refrigerator and freezer, Blodgett cooking suite that includes eight-burner gas range, deep fryer, and barbeque grill. In addition, there are two “10 minute” commercial dishwashers, a coffee center, three sinks, double butler pantries, a breakfast area/main bar with two wine refrigerators, and more.
Combining fine amenities with the latest in home technology, the estate also features exquisite touches such as Swarovski crystal chandeliers; Scalamandre draperies; Baldwin crystal door knobs throughout; exotic marble, granite and Peruvian walnut hardwood flooring; and extensive custom storage space with custom furnishings. A home automation system throughout the home allows one to control and monitor security, music, climate, lighting and irrigation worldwide through a smartphone.
Other amenities include a full working gym, hairdresser’s station area, a theater room with platform seating, and an elevator with chandelier and access to all four floors. There are two separate two-car garages and porte-cochere parking, as well.
The grounds feature a six-acre stream-fed lake that is home to bass and a variety of birds. In addition there is a half-acre fenced in irrigated garden. An elaborate salt water in-ground, heated swimming pool includes three fountains, a waterfall, laminar jets, multi-colored LED lighting, and spa. There are acres of riding trails within the property. It is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast who can enjoy such activities as fishing, hunting, ATV riding and cross-country skiing.
Among the equestrian highlights of this estate are two barns, a newly renovated 50-foot silo, and four paddocks totaling 14 acres of pasture grass and with new fencing. Fresh hay is harvested on the grounds yearly. A two-family caretaker’s house on the property includes three bedrooms and two baths. There is also a three-room office with full bath and a 100-foot plus out-building with a workshop and room for equipment storage.
More information on this exquisite estate can be found here.