Welcome to the "Wiley Frisbie" House (circa 1843) located in the historical Borough of Pennington once a crossroads called "Queenstown" in the late 1600's. It is where travelers between Philadelphia and New York stopped overnight. Nestled a long its Main streets, a rare opportunity, newly constructed 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2920 sq ft, federal style colonial home with a versatile, yet comfortable floor plan that merges the formal with informal for ease of entertaining and unwinding. Completely restored and expanded by local home builder, Bert Nini, the original house was gutted to the bare post and beam framing and upgraded to current construction codes with all new finishes. 1st floor features: Welcoming country style front porch to gather with family, friends or neighbors. Graciously sized formal living & dining rooms with wood burning fireplace, wood stove set in brick surround and mantle. Gourmet kitchen, a chef~s delight with all plywood white shaker style soft closed cabinets, Quarzite Center Island and counter tops of leathered granite. Dacor stainless steel appliance package includes 6 burner gas stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave drawer. Coffee/Breakfast Bar eat in area with open shelving made from wood blanks preserved from original home. Sun drenched family room with its own gas direct vent fireplace and mantle. Rich, finished oak, hardwood flooring throughout, Main level laundry/mud room, powder room and 1 car attached garage with opener and key pad entry. 2nd floor features: The master bedroom suite sets a new level of functional style. Includes exquisite master bath with his and hers vanities, Carrara marble counter tops, flooring and mosaic accent area. Separate shower with frame-less shower door entry and gray tiles. The Stand-alone soaking tub has a bold look and classic design. This bath tub is a great choice for homeowners who love statement pieces. Complete with 2 walk in closets and new carpet. 3 additional bedrooms are remarkably spacious, freshly carpeted and all internet ready. Main bath with marble counter, white subway tile wall surround and black/white mosaic tile flooring. Lower Level features: Full, 26 X 19 unfinished Basement. (Custom basement finished packages are available) RUUD gas heater, Bradford White 50 gal hot water heater, PEX water supply, 2 zoned heat/central air conditioning systems and 200 amp electric. 5 ft expansive crawl space with loads of storage space. Public water and sewer. Professionally landscaped front yard and Intimate rear yard. Just the right size for in town living. Home to the highly rated award winning Hopewell Valley Schools, The Pennington School as well as Annual community events such as Pennington Day, The Holiday Walk, Memorial Day Parade, Movies in Kunkel Park and Concerts in Howe Commons. Just minutes to Princeton's Nassau Street and cultural art center as well as the idyllic towns of Washington Crossing, Lambertville and New Hope along the Delaware River. Close to transportation, Trenton Mercer Airport, The Hamilton, West Trenton and Princeton Junction train stations. Easy access to I-95, I-295, Routes 29, 1 & 206. Well positioned between Philadelphia and New York City. Don't let this inspired home pass you by. Call for appointment today!
Single Family, Colonial, 2 Story
2 Full/1 Half
Gas Water Heater, Public Water Service
2,920 sq. ft
Yes - 1 space
Hopewell Valley Regional Schools
TOLL GATE/GRAMMAR E.S.
Detailed Room Information
- Family Room, Kitchen, Laundry Room, Living Room, Breakfast Room
- Master Bathroom
- Gourmet Kitchen
- Square FootageAbove (approx)
- 2,920 Sq. Ft. Above Ground. Sq. Ft. Below Ground.
- Appliance Center, Six Burner Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave, Gas Range/Cooktop
- Central Air, Electric, Gas
- Gas Heat. Forced Air, Zone.
- Unfinished Basement
- Guest Facilities
- 2. Mantle, Wood Stove, Fireplace.
- Additional Interior Features
- Breakfast Area, Recessed Lights, Wood Floors
Exterior / Lot Features
- 1 Garage Spaces. 1 Parking Spaces. Gravel.
- Additional Exterior/Lot Features
- Historic Area.
Source: Sperling's Best Places
Median List Price $485,500
Median Sold Price $447,500
Days On Site 139
Sales-List Price 98.1%
SOURCE: Bright MLS