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5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

5bd. 6fb. 1pb. House $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
Traditional
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
Kitchen
Family Room
Bedroom 1
Laundry
Other
Attic
Laundry Upper Floor
Basement
Dining Room 19 X 16
Family Room 28 X 18
Living Room 30 X 16
Kitchen Size 20 X 16
Bedroom 1 26 X 16
Bedroom 2 16 X 13
Bedroom 3 20 X 16
Bedroom 4 20 X 16

Interior Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

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

Exterior Information for 5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

Lot Size 1.02 acres
Lot Description Level
Sloping
Front Yard
Rear Yard
SideYard(s)
Construction Wood Siding
Brick
Lot Level
Sloping
Front Yard
Rear Yard
SideYard(s)
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

School District PRINCETON REGIONAL SCHOOLS
Elementary JOHNSON PARK
Middle J WITHERSPOON
High PRINCETON
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
609-240-1232
jstier@glorianilson.com

Princeton Office
33 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
609-921-2600

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Market Snapshot as of December 16, 2018 (Last 30 days)

Condo  
Units 2,448
Avg Price $350,621
Avg Days Listed 84
Total New Listings 3
House  
Units 30,481
Avg Price $513,956
Avg Days Listed 71
Total New Listings 22
Multi-Family  
Units 1,583
Avg Price $424,982
Avg Days Listed 72
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
13 Goldstar Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/14/2018 $569,000 $540,000 95%
201 Salem Court 1
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/14/2018 $288,000 $270,000 94%
67 Locust Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/13/2018 $789,000 $794,000 101%
12 Michelle Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/13/2018 $750,000 $715,000 95%
133 Library Place
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/13/2018 $2,795,000 $2,225,000 80%
11 Caroline Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/11/2018 $875,000 $827,500 95%
33 Monroe Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/06/2018 $750,000 $780,000 104%
8 Conifer Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/06/2018 $275,000 $250,000 91%
302 Canterbury Way
South Brunswick, NJ 08540
12/06/2018 $409,900 $400,000 98%
41 Garfield Way
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/05/2018 $385,000 $385,000 100%
1309 Canal Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/04/2018 $635,000 $600,000 94%
39 Benjamin Rush Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/03/2018 $695,000 $670,000 96%
450 Sayre Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/30/2018 $579,000 $580,000 100%
46 Scarlet Oak Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/30/2018 $509,900 $500,000 98%
437 Ewing Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/29/2018 $575,000 $500,000 87%
68 Wiggins Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/28/2018 $860,000 $860,000 100%
23 Brookwood Court
South Brunswick, NJ 08540
11/28/2018 $479,000 $458,000 96%
2431 Windrow Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/21/2018 $485,000 $465,000 96%
9 Huntington Court
Kendall Park, NJ 08540
11/20/2018 $649,900 $637,500 98%
2 Coppermine Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/20/2018 $439,900 $420,000 95%
14 Cambridge Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/19/2018 $559,900 $545,000 97%
175 Bertrand Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/19/2018 $1,950,000 $1,850,000 95%
110 Montadale Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/16/2018 $1,269,890 $1,250,000 98%
37 Jefferson Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/16/2018 $1,215,000 $1,175,000 97%
113 Cascade Court 12
Princeton, NJ 08540
11/16/2018 $285,000 $285,000 100%

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5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540 is a House 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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