Address: 520 HWY 9 N, Manalapan, NJ 07726
Courtesy of: Roman Balandin, RE/MAX Central
Those desiring a regal residence know that the minimal requirements include stately design, luxurious vistas, & grandiose rooms - this 4-story home in Holmdel, New Jersey reveals in this distinction. Originally designed by prominent & award-winning architect Rui A.Ponte, the residence is graced w brilliant natural light from the stupendous windows & offers unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline from the top floor observation deck. In 2011, renowned interior designer, Satomi Yoshida-Katz, was commissioned by the owners to transform, create & execute a design that would accentuate a glamorous & cosmopolitan connection through distinctive mediums & use of understated elements. Satomi's paramount goal to successfully integrate the existing architecture with sleek and contemporary design was ultimately achieved. Perfectly nestled atop 3 tranquil acres of expansive and landscaped greenery, the home combines all of the most coveted modern amenities just under 10,000 sq ft of extraordinary living space. The Entry Hall frames to a gracious open concept entertainment area, accented by a double-sided gas fireplace, high & dramatic coffered ceilings, wet bar and panoramic access to the wrap-around stone terrace. The gourmet chefs kitchen features Thermador and Subzero appliances, center island, suspended glass cabinetry, as well as surrounding prep and entertainment space, after all, the heart of the home is in the kitchen. This gracious kitchen introduces the grand two-story living area with a built-in library wall, accent lighting, floor to ceiling windows, gas fireplace and solarium room overlooking the yard area. The first level features extensive views to the paved courtyard, offering exceptional privacy and convenience as the homes informal entrance. Further, the first floor is completed with a mother-in-law bedroom suite that offers private access to the courtyard, as well as a two-story office and library space that features custom built-in cabinetry and veranda. The stainless steel and cable railings designed and installed by New York Sculptor, Steve Morris, echoes the rare and refined finishes as you reach the second floor. The southern-facing grand master suite showcases extraordinary vaulted ceilings, two walk-in closets, and a luxurious five-fixture en-suite. The second floor balcony & loft leads you to 3 more capacious bedrooms, one offers a private en-suite, while the other two bedrooms are adjoined by a Jack & Jill suite. Currently utilized as an entertainment space, the massive 6th bedroom features beamed cathedral ceilings with private en-suite. Affixed atop the 4-car garage is a powder room adjacent to the sun-filled recreation room built with large skylights and exposures to the North, South and West. At the glass constructed turret, the highest level of the home, one can enjoy stargazing, city skylines and marvelous estate views. The full height walk-out basement cellar provides a welcoming aura through the french doors, two additional access points, and a full bath. Constructed with reinforced and elevated ceilings, the lower level offers no obstructions and clear sight-lines for abundant storage and the flexibility for a wine cellar, fitness center, a home theater and so much more. The residence is complete with the latest technology, including smart home mobile controls via Lutron Lighting, Motorized Window Treatments, and Crestron Systems for Air-Conditioning automation. Specifically aligned to suit any lifestyle and weather, the home is finished with radiant heating on each of the residential floors, garages, and courtyard to facilitate the perfect harmony between modern and performance. For added convenience, an elevator shaft is available between the lower level and 2nd floor; if desired, an elevator may be installed by new ownership for reliable travel between floors. Artfully crafted with custom millwork, hardwood floors and recessed lighting throughout, this sleek and timeless home is crowned with a weather-tight metal roof system. Featured in several magazines and publications, its is no secret that this home is truly one-of-a kind. An easy commute to NYC, beaches and boardwalks, the location also gives you access to excellent schools, entertainment, all the fine dining you could want, as well as an authentic slice of Monmouth County, New Jersey. This property is simply breathtaking, full of character and extraordinary ornamental details, now available and awaiting a discerning buyer who desires a luxurious, lavish and regal Estate in beautiful Holmdel, New Jersey.