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OPEN HOUSE Sunday Custom Sparta 4BR With Heated Pool Backyard Oasis
Don't miss your chance to see 8 Patricia Lane--a dream custom home! Check it out at our OPEN HOUSE this Sunday, May 19th from 1-3pm.
This gorgeous 4BR, 4.5-bathroom custom home with a heated pool on 1.4 pristinely-landscaped acres offering privacy combined with loads of entertaining space at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in Sparta’s prestigious Sussex Mills section.A backyard oasis offers year-round entertaining with a heated in-ground pool, jacuzzi hot tub and large patio with a lovely trellis. Irrigation points along the deck provide discreet plant watering. Outside the pool area, a low-maintenance garden filled with mature planting provides year-round pleasure, and a large, flat play area completes the picture. An attached garden room assists with year-round greenery.
Enter this home via the flagstone walkway adorned by regal lion statues, passing by a blooming magnolia tree wafting lovely scents through the air.
Inside, a natural light-filled combination of shared and private spaces greets you. Newly-refinished hardwood floors fill the home, including the vaulted-ceilinged great room where a floor-to-ceiling stone wood-burning fireplace with built-in log storage space and a full wet bar beckon you to gather with friends and family.
The gorgeous kitchen offers loads of counter-space and high-end touches including a breakfast room linear fireplace, soapstone counters, hidden pull-out refrigerator drawers, a stovetop induction hub, under-oven warming trays, and built-in USB charging stations.
The formal dining room boasts elegant wood library paneling.
Just a few steps away from the main living level find the master suite tucked away in a private wing with direct access to the outdoor living space, hot tub and pool. In the newly-renovated master bathroom, skylights allow natural sunlight to softly illuminate an oversized soaking tub. Two walk-in closets in the master bedroom provide loads of storage space.
Upstairs, Jack-and-Jill bedrooms, both with walk-in closets, share a full bathroom and a princess suite claims another full bathroom. A built-in bookshelf-lined den/study occupies the left end while a generous office occupies the right.
Escape to the spacious, finished lower-level basement for fun with family or friends playing billiards or in the media/gaming area, or to run through a workout in the gym area. Beyond the open entertaining space lies a huge storage area.
The walk-out basement includes a guest suite with a recently remodeled bathroom. A perfectly-designed first floor laundry room offers convenience. The 3-car garage means a space for every vehicle and more.
This wonderful home lies within easy driving distance from Sparta's town center, meaning dining and entertainment options abound, and you'll be just minutes from the route 15 commuting corridor. New York City is only a little over an hour away by car. NYC Bus is available from Sparta. Newark Airport and the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania average about an hour's drive as well. And don't forget the nearest ski slopes and water parks are only 20-30 minutes away in Vernon!
Like hiking? The nearby 1400-acre Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management area offers numerous trails for all levels of hiking, as well as Ryker Lake for kayaking, fishing and birding. Kittatinny Valley State Park is also a short drive away, boasting 5.2 miles of hiking trails with views of glacial lakes, limestone outcroppings and former railroads. Additionally, Kittatinny's Lake Aeroflex and Gardner's Pond are excellent for fishing and boating.
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