SOLD • $3,195,000 • 40 Twin Oak Rd, Short Hills • Welcome to “Terraces,” a private estate located on the exclusive Twin Oak Rd in Short Hills. Travel up the majestic drive where this splendid English Style Home is nestled on almost two acres of tranquil property. This spectacular home, named “Terraces,” having seven terraces altogether, also has a signature open patio that overlooks the rose and flower gardens, an in-ground pool with hot tub that is flanked by four dolphins, a deluxe dual purpose pool house, Har-Tru tennis court and terraced, manicured lawns.
This unique Short Hills estate was designed and built by the Christensen Family in 1936 and boasts beautiful architectural detailing and intricate craftsmanship throughout the house. Enter into the gracious entry foyer, which is flanked by a sunken living room with detailed plaster ceiling, breathtaking sunroom or office and a light filled dining room with French door that lead to the patio and gardens. Original wood paneling, wrought iron banisters, leaded windows and inlaid oak floors are featured throughout. All the attention to detail and quality, that are omnipresent throughout the home, are revealed alongside the well-designed flow which offers both versatility and a wonderful sense of space and light.
Upstairs, the exquisitely appointed bedrooms with renovated en suite bathrooms provide plenty of room for family and guests. The luxurious master suite offers a dressing room with walk-in closet and an elegant master bath with jetted soaking tub and glass shower, creating a spa-like atmosphere. The other bedrooms offer high quality built-ins, ample closet space and updated bathrooms. A masterpiece from top-to-bottom – the lower level has an extensive wine cellar, laundry area and recreation room. French doors from the dining room and sun room open onto an expansive bluestone patio that overlooks the pool, terraced lawns and park-like property.
Nestled amid a bevy of grand private estates and framed by mature trees, lush greenery and impeccable landscaping, this stunning estate will capture your heart. With rich history, Terraces offers a combination of livability & elegance – while being in close proximity to downtown, NYC trains and top-rated Millburn schools — the ideal Short Hills location. The pleasure of owning such a remarkable estate is truly immeasurable.