A secluded riverfront property in the town of Brielle, New Jersey, this estate is located just minutes from a private jetfield and helicopter pad, allowing the busy executive or global traveler to easily reach any destination in the world. Situated among four acres of manicured lawns and gardens, the property also offers 382 feet of sandy beaches with a dock as well as proximity to the Manasquan River Golf Club.
"This is a playground of the best and rarest kind" says Kathleen Coumou, Vice President of Christie's International Real Estate."A gorgeous manor, a private deepwater dock, fit for a personal yacht, direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, and a location adjacent to a great golf course - this offering really has it all"
A circular motor court approaches the Tudor style manse, set back from the orad and surrounded by hedges and ancient trees. The sprawling floor plan encompasses more than 10,000 square feet of handsome common areas and private quarters, with wood floors in most rooms. The soaring great room boasts 30 foot beamed ceilings, a carved-stone fireplace, paneled walls, stain glass windows, and fine millwork. Tiled floors, an eye-catching backsplash, granite countertops, and custom cabinetry define the chef's kitchen which serves an inviting dining room and a separate eating area. Six bedrooms overlook the Manasquan River, each with a distinct style. Opening to a broad deck above the water, the third floor suite includes a whirlpool tub. A library facing the river, a sunroom, porches, manicured slate gardens, a swimming pool, a poolhouse are equally suited to casual relaxation or lavish entertaining.
The boathouse, which can accommodate a wide range of watercraft, is sited alongside the river, just minutes from some of the best deep-sea fishing in the world.A three bedroom guest cottage on the grounds is perfect for visiting guests or family. Up to four vehicles can be held in the large detached garage.
Brielle is a quiet borough known for its excellent sportfishing. The town has also become a home or gateway to several prominent artisits, including Robert Lewis Stevenson, and American Impressionist painter Theodore Robinson. Today, Brielle is a peaceful and welcoming residential community that enjoys a wonderfully high standard of living. An ideal place to raise a family, it has become home to many who commute to New York City.