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697 Georgetown Franklin Turnpike

697 Georgetown Franklin Turnpike, Skillman, , 08558 Property Website Dated Posted: April 9, 2018



Circa 1830

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Nestled down a private tree-lined drive, the beauty and grandeur of this classic colonial appears. Simply stunning upon sight, you are drawn to this grand historic Skillman home updated for today\\\’s lifestyle. Welcomed by the charming well, this nearly 9-acre estate was once part of a larger plantation, owned by the early Montgomery settler, John Sortor. This grand home, replaced the original homestead, circa 1830. The current owner has kept the grandeur of the original home and updated it for today\\\’s comfort and luxury lifestyle. The formal center hall opens to a grand living room with massive fireplace and beautiful windows—a stunning room for entertaining. The center staircase makes a statement of beauty. To the left of the center hall a formal dining room and adjoining classic study with fireplace and built-in shelving. The east wing features the more contemporary spaces with updated kitchen, open to the family room with adjoining breakfast/dining area. The well-designed kitchen will delight the most serious of cooks– featuring white cabinetry, soapstone counters, farm sink, center island with counter stools, Sub-zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher and Aga stove. The family room features a beautiful stone fireplace, perfect for informal gatherings. There is easy access to the outdoors making indoor or outdoor entertaining flow seamlessly! Upstairs features a Master suite complete with private dressing room and adjoining luxurious master bath, updated with his/her sinks, beautiful tile work, marble, seamless glass and more! There are 5 additional bedrooms and 3 beautifully renovated baths on the second floor for spacious living—one features a Princess suite with bath en-suite. There are also 2 bedrooms which are joined through a buddy bath. Another bedroom features a 3rd floor staircase which leads to an additional recreation space/room. There is also a 3rd floor living space that features 2 additional rooms, one is currently utilized as an office. This home is spacious for today\\\’s needs. Additionally there is an unfinished basement, 3 car garage adjoining the mudroom with entry into the kitchen, and a 2-story barn which would lend itself to a myriad of uses from studio space, horses or car collection. Minutes to Princeton and all it offers. This is truly a unique opportunity to make this magnificent estate your next home.

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