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Photo of 1 Battle Road, Princeton NJ
1 Battle Road
Institute Area
Princeton, NJ 08540
Bedrooms
4
Full Baths
3
Partial Baths
2
Acres
0.46
Age
94
Heating
Natural Gas
Fireplaces
1
Cooling
Central A/C
Water
Public
Sewer
Public
Garages
2
Basement
Partial
Taxes (2018)
44,702
Additional Details Below

Description

Even walls of stone can not contain the Old World romance radiating from this storied Princeton home on a coveted corner in the Institute area. Crushed stone paths, sculpted boxwoods and the melodious splash of a fountain mimic the sights and sounds of a European country villa and the ambiance only swells once you're under the Spanish tile roof. Built in 1920 for Princeton University professor and friend of Albert Einstein, Charles McClure, the house features plaster walls, wrought iron detailing and Juliet balconies. In recent years, legendary architect Bob Bennett renovated the spaces for better functionality and repurposed a guest house as the new main level master wing complete with separate dressing rooms leading to a luxurious limestone bath. Entertaining spaces include the barrel vaulted living room with a monumental fireplace and equally impressive arched window. From the balcony above, Einstein is said to have serenaded fellow guests on his violin. Through carved wooden doors, the dining room is large enough to hold two tables at once, while still inviting intimate conversation. Antique boulangerie-style doors decorate a walk-in pantry off the kitchen, which has side-by-side Sub Zeros adjacent a glass-front china cupboard spanning the length of a wall. The breakfast and family rooms are warm and open. High-end embellishments pepper every room. Even the powder room has upholstered walls and an antique vanity. The upper floor comprises an open sitting room, three more bedrooms and two baths. Despite its Old World looks, the house is fully wired and modernized with a discreetly attached garage.

Room sizes

Living Room
36 x 20  Main Level
Dining Room
21 x 16  Main Level
Kitchen
26 x 20  Main Level
Family Room
15 x 14  Main Level
Sitting Room
10 x 8  Upper Level
Master Bedroom
19 x 19  Main Level
Bedroom 2
17 x 15  Upper Level
Bedroom 3
15 x 15  Upper Level
Bedroom 4
16 x 13  Upper Level
Laundry
9 x 8  Main Level

Location

Details

Location
Corner
Property Features
Sidewalk, Patio
Exterior
Stucco
Roof
Pitched, Tile, Wood Shingle
Interior Features
Marble Floors, Fully Carpeted, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Kitchen Island, Master Bath, Stained/Leaded Glass, Stall Shower, Sprinkler System
Room List
Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Dining Area, Pantry, Family Room, Master Bedroom, Master Sitting Area, Second Bedroom, Third Bedroom, Laundry Room
Appliances
Dishwasher, Double Oven, Self-Cleaning Oven, Refrigerator
Basement
Partial Basement
Laundry
Main Floor
Air Conditioning
Central Air
Hot Water
Natural Gas
Assessment : 44702
Zoning Designation R1
Lattitude : 40.339850
Longitude : -74.666970
EveryHome Number : NJME283852-90901
Listing Courtesy: Callaway Henderson Sotheby's Int'l-Princeton

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