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5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

5bd. 6fb. 1pb. Single Family Residence $3,200,000

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Built in the 1930's, this classical brick in-town residence has been masterfully restored to perfection offering all of today's conveniences and expanded with a fabulous post-modern addition with architecturally well-integrated spaces. Approached through wrought iron gates and a circular driveway, this beautifully positioned house is surrounded by majestic specimen trees, perennial gardens, stone walls, expansive blue stone terraces and a secluded tennis court. A gracious entrance foyer with arched doorways and deep-set moldings introduces the well-proportioned rooms throughout the house. Enter into the elegant sunken living room with high ceilings and views of the gardens through multiple French doors with transoms. Nearby, a spacious dining room with numerous custom plaster details is sure to make your holiday dinners memorable. The original library and study adjoining a hearth-warmed sitting area with window seats and built-in bookcases was the site of numerous historic meetings during WW II. The dramatic addition includes a pyramidal skylight over a spacious, sun-drenched breakfast/family room with an exposed brick wall tying the two-story stair tower to the main house. Adjacent, a well-appointed kitchen with a large center island and top-of-the-line appliances is awash in light with a huge skylight crowning the space. Upstairs, the sumptuous master bedroom features a vaulted ceiling with cove lighting, a fireplace (one of four), lavish his-and-hers bathrooms and dressing areas. A skylight above a spiral staircase connects the attic guest bedroom suite to the second floor via a dramatic, enclosed glass-block wall. Uniquely sited on an acre of land on a private cul-de-sac backing up to 10 acres of woodlands, this home is one of Princeton's few luxury properties from which one can walk into pristine countryside from its back door and into town from its front door. It is a tribute to the craftsmanship of yesteryear with all the modern amenities coveted by today's buyer.

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General Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

County Mercer
Style Contemporary
SQFT 6,176
Status Available
Listing Number NJME186946 (BrightMLS)

Rooms Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

Rooms Living Room
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Family Room
Bedroom 1
Laundry Upper Floor

Interior Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

Basement Full
Interior Features Master Bath(s)
Kitchen - Island
Butlers Pantry
Sprinkler System
Stall Shower
Breakfast Area
Heating Hot Water
Cooling Central A/C
Handicapped None
Appliances Cooktop
Oven - Wall
Oven - Double
Oven - Self Cleaning
Built-In Microwave

Exterior Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

Lot Size 1.02 acres
Lot Description Level
Front Yard
Rear Yard
Construction Wood Siding
Garage 2-Car Garage
Inside Access
Garage Door Opener
Parking Driveway
Attached Garage
Lot Level
Front Yard
Rear Yard
Water Public
Sewer Public Sewer
Exterior Features Street Lights
Tennis Court(s)
Lawn Sprinkler
Exterior Lighting

Neighborhood Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

Schools information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

General Area Public, Private School and College Information

Miscellaneous Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

Year Built 1938
Association Fee 0
Taxes $41,241 /Yr

Associate Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

Judith Stier

Princeton Office
33 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542


Market Snapshot as of February 15, 2019 (Last 30 days)

Units 3,917
Avg Price $378,297
Avg Days Listed 78
Total New Listings 20
Units 26,664
Avg Price $511,396
Avg Days Listed 83
Total New Listings 43
Units 1,520
Avg Price $426,553
Avg Days Listed 90
Total New Listings 1

Average Price by Property Type
Units by Property Type
Average Days on Market by Property Type

Recent Home Sales in 08540

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Address Closing Date List Price Closing Price % of List Price
4710 Province Line Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/14/2019 $2,450,000 $2,100,000 86%
638 Kingston Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/12/2019 $629,000 $629,000 100%
302 Trinity Court 10
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/09/2019 $227,000 $225,000 99%
1117 Canal Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/08/2019 $620,000 $560,000 90%
282 Sayre Drive
Plainsboro, NJ 08540
02/08/2019 $750,000 $725,000 97%
2137 Windrow Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/06/2019 $449,000 $430,000 96%
27 Campbell Woods Way
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/04/2019 $725,000 $695,000 96%
237 Wendover Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/01/2019 $1,099,000 $1,070,000 97%
2 Azalea Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
02/01/2019 $540,000 $500,000 93%
1103 Sayre Drive
Plainsboro Twp., NJ 08540
02/01/2019 $189,900 $185,000 97%
1106 Sayre Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/31/2019 $189,900 $187,000 98%
112 Fisher Place
West Windsor, NJ 08540
01/31/2019 $325,000 $240,000 74%
68 Lovers Lane 3
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/31/2019 $989,000 $989,000 100%
10 English Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/31/2019 $688,000 $670,000 97%
150 Linden Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/30/2019 $550,000 $535,000 97%
59 Snowden Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/25/2019 $679,000 $700,000 103%
1177 Stuart Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/25/2019 $910,000 $895,000 98%
14 Caraway Court
South Brunswick, NJ 08540
01/24/2019 $360,000 $350,000 97%
32 Academy Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/23/2019 $445,000 $423,000 95%
12 Heritage Boulevard
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/23/2019 $498,900 $495,000 99%
13 Hedge Row Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/22/2019 $320,000 $305,000 95%
141 Bertrand Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/22/2019 $875,000 $885,000 101%
4505 Province Line Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/18/2019 $639,000 $590,000 92%
2 Princeton Highlands Boulevard
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/17/2019 $527,500 $495,500 94%
124 Fairfield Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/17/2019 $499,000 $490,000 98%

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5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540 is a Single Family Residence home with 5 bedrooms and 6 baths. It features 6176 Square Feet with a lot size of 1.02 acres. Its interior features include Master Bath(s), Kitchen - Island, Butlers Pantry, Skylight(s), WhirlPool/HotTub, Sprinkler System, Stall Shower, Breakfast Area. The exterior features include Street Lights, Tennis Court(s), Lawn Sprinkler, Exterior Lighting. This home is for sale at $3,200,000.

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