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5 Lafayette Rd W Princeton, NJ 08540

5bd. 6fb. 1pb. Single Family Residence $2,665,000

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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

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 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
Garage 2-Car Garage
Inside Access
Garage Door Opener
Oversized
Parking Driveway
Attached Garage
Other
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 January 27, 2020 (Last 30 days)

Condo  
Units 2,932
Avg Price $468,810
Avg Days Listed 104
Total New Listings 11
House  
Units 24,452
Avg Price $534,126
Avg Days Listed 105
Total New Listings 53
Multi-Family  
Units 1,130
Avg Price $514,556
Avg Days Listed 130
Total New Listings 0

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
12 Sage Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/24/2020 $395,000 $379,000 96%
112 Fisher
West Windsor, NJ 08540
01/24/2020 $384,900 $370,000 96%
591 Lake Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/22/2020 $3,695,000 $3,250,000 88%
178 Bunker Hill Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/16/2020 $399,000 $400,000 100%
45 Hillside Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/16/2020 $1,350,000 $1,298,000 96%
507 Marten Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/15/2020 $349,900 $309,000 88%
29 Linwood Circle
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/15/2020 $895,000 $901,000 101%
581 Sayre Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/15/2020 $524,000 $524,000 100%
78 Coriander Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/15/2020 $469,900 $465,000 99%
47 Hillside Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/14/2020 $1,074,000 $999,900 93%
11 Kensington Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/14/2020 $515,000 $512,000 99%
109 York Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/14/2020 $599,500 $605,000 101%
165 Arreton Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/10/2020 $1,450,000 $1,320,000 91%
138 Westcott Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/10/2020 $1,249,000 $1,195,000 96%
6 Stout Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/10/2020 $1,295,000 $1,181,000 91%
580 Prospect Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/10/2020 $1,149,000 $1,149,000 100%
328 Brickhouse Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/03/2020 $429,000 $427,000 100%
852 Kingston Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/02/2020 $712,500 $684,000 96%
404 Creststone Circle
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/02/2020 $349,900 $343,500 98%
110 Lowell Court 8
Princeton, NJ 08540
01/01/2020 $294,900 $281,500 95%
4 Highland Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/30/2019 $599,900 $555,000 93%
197 Valley Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/30/2019 $750,000 $750,000 100%
80 Jefferson Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/23/2019 $799,000 $780,000 98%
260 Prospect Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/23/2019 $882,000 $715,000 81%
3 Brookline Court G
Princeton, NJ 08540
12/20/2019 $295,000 $288,000 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 $2,665,000.


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