First time offered for sale. Elegantly designed historic home in a most desirable location proximate to downtown Bernardsville.
Designed by Napoleon LeBrun after the turn of the Century as the home for the Rector of St. Bernard’s Episcopal Church, the residence boasts the finest architectural features, hardwood floors and stunning millwork.
The main level offers a grand foyer entry with period staircase, and an oversized door accessing the rear patio. The kitchen has a large granite island with downdraft electric range, an informal breakfast area and desk. The formal living and dining rooms offer decorative fireplaces with wood mantels. A quiet office/library is found on the rear corner of the first floor. A butler’s pantry with glass faced cabinets provides a service area for formal dining. A rear staircase to the basement and second level, as well as a side door, complete the first level.
The upper level offers a master bedroom wing with full bath and laundry/craft room. The secondary bedrooms are generous in size, with a hall bath servicing these sleeping rooms. The upstairs back hall provides access to the walk-up attic in the fourth bedroom and ancillary stairway to the first level and basement.