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HARDING – This three-bedroom contemporary home and one-bedroom guest house are tucked away on 6.5 secluded acres abutting protected lands in the township. Highlights include an open floor plan, updated kitchen and baths and over-sized windows. Offered at $1,595,000, this estate is listed by Debbie Rybka, a sales associate affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Short Hills.

The professionally landscaped grounds include paver walkways combined with pathways of river stone, a bluestone terrace bordered by tall treesr, a stacked fieldstone knee wall, and a lighted, crescent-shaped pergola. Specimen plantings inhabit the gardens with a variety of ferns and mahogany arbors draped by clematis. A babbling stream and a koi pond with waterfall and mahogany decking to the home’s front entrance create a private, natural oasis. Recreational amenities include a heated Pugliese salt water pool that is 9.5-feet deep with a crab-orchard stone patio surround. The maintenance-free Versa Court tennis court is newly surfaced and fully fenced. Offering ample privacy, the property has a gated entry and complete deer fencing. The driveway crosses a brook and offers circular parking in front of the house.

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Designed by Milton Klein, AIA and built in approximately 1989, this home was extensively renovated in 2002 and 2012. Double glass-paneled mahogany doors open into the house. The two-story foyer has a custom oak, circular staircase and a pair of skylights. Dark gray, porcelain stoneware floors are found in various rooms throughout the house. Both the dining and living rooms feature oak hardwood flooring. Two walls of casement windows in the dining room overlook Primrose Brook and the pond. A 10-foot ceiling and two walls of oversized windows create a spacious atmosphere in the living room. The living room is warmed by a custom marble wood-burning fireplace. Sliders provide access to patios, the mahogany deck and gardens. The family room is bathed in natural light through a wall of casement windows. Two double sliding glass doors open to the mahogany deck and stairs to the bluestone terrace.

The custom white Poggenpohl kitchen is designed with granite counters, a cherry wood island and cherry table surround. Stainless-steel appliances include a five-burner Dacor cooktop, ventilation hood, SubZero side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, KitchenAid convection, microwave and warming ovens, Asko dishwasher, instant hot water and reverse osmosis water.

There are two first-floor bedrooms, one with a wall of built-ins and desk, a large picture window, and access to a deck. The en suite master bath offers an oversized soaking tub and rain shower head. The other bedroom has casement windows and an en suite bath with oversized tiled shower. The first floor also includes a powder room and laundry room.

Double doors open to the second-floor master bedroom suite. Casement windows look over the front gardens. The suite includes a dressing room with custom cherry built-in drawers and upper cabinets, an exercise/sitting room, a walk-in closet with attic access, and a master bath with custom double-cherry vanity.

The sunlit guest house is situated over the two-car, heated, detached garage. A living room with vaulted ceiling and two walls of casement windows provide scenic views in the guest house. There is also as kitchenette/laundry room and a bedroom with vaulted ceiling, full bath and sitting area. The property also includes an additional two-car garage with four bays.

To learn more about this home or set up a tour, contact Rybka at 908-591-4886 (cell). Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Short Hills is located at 545 Millburn Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078 and can be contacted at 973-376-5200. Local listings can be viewed online at www.DebbieRybkaHoward.com.

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