263 Childs Rd

Bernards Twp., NJ
$ 1,995,000 Beds 6 Baths 5.5 Sq 5,695
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Overlooking the mill pond for the historic Van Dorn mill, a beautifully restored 1875 Colonial on 17+ acres is wrapped with water views, majestic specimen trees, abundant perennial gardens and pool. Idyllically set on a rise above its private pond, the extensively updated home with 5,600+ square feet of space has high ceilings,5 working fireplaces, lovely LR and FR and richly plastered walls. A screened porch links to a large dining room and kitchen with fireplace and informal eating area. The 2nd floor includes 4 BR with baths ensuite and a den/office. On the 3rd floor, 2 BR flank a versatile office or hobby room and hallway bath. The lower level has a wine cellar and walkout office to the patio. The heated 4-car garage has a custom workshop and heated dog house w/ fenced run. Town water, NEW 6 BR septic.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 1,995,000
  • Lot Size
  • 17.6 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 6
  • Sqr Footage
  • 5,695
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 5
  • Year Built
  • 1865
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Bernards Twp.
  • Taxes
  • $ 31328
  • County
  • Style
  • Colonial
  • Area
  • Bernards Twp.
  • MLS#
  • 3704257
  • Zip
  • 07920
Listing Provided by: TURPIN REAL ESTATE, INC.
Data Source: Garden State MLS



Accessibility No
Appliances Carbon Monoxide Detector, Cooktop - Gas, Dishwasher, Dryer, Freezer-Freestanding, Generator-Built-In, Hot Tub, Range/Oven-Gas, Refrigerator, Sump Pump, Wall Oven(s) - Electric, Washer
Architectural Style Colonial
Basement Finished-Partially, Partial, Walkout
Community Living No
Cooling Central Air, Multi-Zone Cooling
Drive 2 Car Width, Additional Parking, Circular, Crushed Stone
Exclusions Agent has list
Exterior Features Dog Run, Enclosed Porch(es), Hot Tub, Outbuilding(s), Patio, Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Wood Fence, Workshop
Flooring Carpeting, Tile, Wood
Garage Detached Garage, Finished Garage, Garage Door Opener, Loft Storage, Oversize Garage
Garage Spaces 4
Heating Multi-Zone, Radiant - Hot Water, Radiators - Steam
Interior Features BarWet, CeilBeam, CODetect, CedrClst, AlrmFire, CeilHigh, HotTub, SecurSys, SmokeDet, StallTub, Steam, WlkInCls
Pool Features In-Ground Pool
Primary Style Colonial
Roof Asphalt Shingle, Metal
Sewer See Remarks, Septic 5+ Bedroom Town Verified
Sub Property Type Single Family
Tax Annual Amount 31328
Town # 2702
Township Bernards Twp.
Utilities Electric, Gas-Natural
Water Heater Gas
Zoning res

Interior Features

Den Dimensions 12x11
Den Level Third
Dining Room Level First
Family Room Level First
Fireplace Features Bedroom 1, Dining Room, Family Room, Kitchen, Living Room
Fuel Type GasNatur, GasPropO
In-Law Suite No
Kitchen Dimensions 31x14
Kitchen Features Country Kitchen, Eat-In Kitchen, Pantry, Separate Dining Area
Kitchen Level First
Level 1 Rooms Breakfst, DiningRm, FamilyRm, Foyer, Kitchen, Laundry, LivingRm, MudRoom, Office, Pantry, Porch, PowderRm, Screened
Level 2 Rooms 4 Or More Bedrooms, Bath Main, Bath(s) Other, Office
Level 3 Rooms 2 Bedrooms, Attic, Bath Main, Den, Storage Room
Living Room Level First
Master Bath Features Soaking Tub, Stall Shower
Other Room 1 Level Third
Other Room 2 Level Third
Other Room 3 Level Second
Other Room 4 Level First
Roombed1dimensions 20x14
Roombed1features Fireplace, Full Bath
Roombed1level Second
Roombed2dimensions 16x14
Roombed2level Second
Roombed3dimensions 20x14
Roombed3level Second
Roombed4dimensions 20x14
Roombed4level Second
Roomdiningdimensions 32x15
Roomdiningfeatures Formal Dining Room
Roomfamilydimensions 19x16
Roomlivingdimensions 31x15
Roomother1description Bedroom
Roomother1dimensions 18x10
Roomother2description Bedroom
Roomother2dimensions 20x10
Roomother3description Office
Roomother3dimensions 15x10
Roomother4description Office
Roomother4dimensions 15x14
Total Fireplaces 5

Exterior Features

Exterior Description Clapboard
Lot Dimensions 17.6
Lot Features Lake/Water View, Open Lot, Pond On Lot, Waterfront, Wooded Lot
Pool Y/N Yes
Water Source Public Water


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Basking Ridge, NJ office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Oak St Elementary School
Middle School W Annin Middle School
High School Ridge High School

Price History

4/12/2021 Listed $2,195,000
5/7/2021 10% - $1,995,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 07920

AVG $1.16M
AVG $17,608
AVG 128
Year Built
AVG 1971


263 Childs Rd Bernards Twp., NJ is a Single Family Home for sale at $1995000 with 5695 sqft and a lot size of 17.6 Acres Acre(s). 263 Childs Rd Bernards Twp. has 6 bedrooms, 5 baths and was built in 1865. The property's zip code is 07920 which is in Bernards Twp., NJ

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