Custom Contemporary in Chestnut Hill - 4 Bushkill Dr
A true one-of-a-kind custom contemporary home offering over 10,000 square feet of finished living space spread through 5 bedrooms, 7 full and 3 half baths. Nestled on an extremely private (& rare!) 1 acre lot in the sought-after Chestnut Hill Section of Livingston, NJ.
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You feel the allure of this home the moment you enter into the dramatic foyer with a curved staircase, designer details and marble floors. It is the perfect introduction to the open flow and avant-garde architectural delights you will encounter throughout. It said that the head of licensing for Marvel Comics owned this home in the 1970s.
As you come through the foyer, you will find the formal dining room with a terraced indoor landscape design that leads you to a sitting area overlooking the patio and back yard.
As you come through the foyer, you will find the formal dining room with a terraced indoor landscape design that leads you to a sitting area overlooking the patio and back yard.One step down, you enter the home’s focal point - a huge living room with a full bar with built-in seating- overlooking the indoor pool located in the large, sun-drenched addition another couple of steps down. It is as if the home cascades to this beautiful indoor pool and built-in garden beds, which adds an element of whimsy and nature to the modern aesthetic. The ‘great room’ concept is truly at play here with rooms flowing into each other, high ceilings, skylights and walls of windows with access to the patio and backyard. Who needs just a dinner party – when you can have an indoor pool party as well?!
The first floor also boasts a separate media room with hardwood floors and dramatic black walls. This multipurpose space is outfitted equipped with surround sound. Friends congregate there to watch the big game or movie night with the family. One of the many perfect entertaining spots in the home for when guests visit.
The spacious gourmet kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances and ample counter space. It lends itself to being the hub for entertaining as well as checking all the boxes for day to day living. It even has a separate eating area lit by a row of windows overlooking the property.
Off the kitchen is a large laundry room/mudroom, powder room and access to the oversized 3-car attached garage. There are 2 powder rooms on this main floor as well as a full bath near the indoor pool.
One of the best features of the home is the massive main level master suite. It offers a sitting area, his and her walk-in closets which provide exceptional storage and a lavish master bath basking in natural light with a double vanity, marble floors, floor to ceiling windows, skylight, soaking tub and separate shower.
Walking up the curved staircase, the second floor offers 3 bedrooms - all with full ensuite baths (renovated to perfection!), skylights and custom walk-in closets. A handy storage room and access to the spacious attic offers plenty of additional storage space.
The lower level offers endless storage, an enormous recreation room, a separate home gym with an adjacent full bath and a full cedar sauna.
The lower level also houses a full guest suite / apartment with living room, kitchen, dining room, a bedroom with walk in closet and a full bath. It also has a separate private entrance from the garage. Perfect as an in-law suite or au-pair apartment!
Exquisite living space is carried outside, where the private, lush grounds include a patio which can be accessed by floor to ceiling doors off the great room. There is tremendous space for al fresco dining, while the yard easily welcomes active play.
The level backyard bordered by light woods and features a beautifully professionally hard-scaped rock wall overlooking a pond.
The home boasts new roof, multi-zone HVAC system and an attached oversized 3-car garage (with separate entrance to lower level apartment suite).
Truly a unique experience, this one-of-a-kind property invites you to take full advantage of all that Livingston has to offer. The location is close to shopping, transportation, schools, parks and and only 25 miles from New York City.
The level backyard and boasts a beautiful paved terrace and a pond with a rock wall and infinity fountain.