1868 Route 542, Bass River


5 Beds
3 Baths
7,600 Sqft
4.61 Acres
2 Garages

This once-in-a-lifetime 5 acre Estate has been constructed and owned by the same family for 40 years. It is surrounded by thousands of serene N.J. Preservation Trust acres. Sit on one of the many decks and observe Bald Eagles, Red Tail Hawks, deer and hundreds of bird species. Take a short walk along The Wading River and watch otters play, hawks fish, and muskrats and mink build homes. The recently remodeled 4,000 sq.ft. 5 bedroom, 3 bath main residence features a modern chef's kitchen, large dining room, media room, sun-room, spacious family room/den with Massive Jersey Stone fireplace, basement with wood stove, metal roof, hardy plank siding, Geo-thermal heat and air with radiant floor heat, 400 amp electrical service (with 30kw Kohler generator backup), Anderson windows...(more)... outside shower, large deck with electric awning. 1.5 acres are landscaped and irrigated. High ground, Sandy storm did not affect this home. The 3,600 sq.ft. Boat house includes a fully finished office..more,...with internet and TV, main cave with wood burning stove, garage, inside dry boat storage, tractor shed, bathroom with dual shower, Anderson windows and a large 2nd story deck facing the Wading River. Inside and outside staircases and a woodshed finish off the amenity list. A separate septic system services this building. All utilities are underground. There is a fresh water artesian pond on the property. The custom kitchen includes a DACOR 6 burner gas stove, Sub-Zero refrigerator, (2) Fisher&Paykel drawer dishwashers, custom cabinetry and much more. The rear trex deck is 20x50 +/- and has a large automatic awning. The square footage inputted in MLS represents both the home and boat house.,Apartment Above Garage

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Essential Information
MLS® #22209840
Full Baths3
Square Footage7,600
Year Built1974
TypeSingle Family

2 Story, Custom, Carriage House

Community Information
Address1868 Route 542
AreaBass River
SubdivisionWading River
CityBass River
Zip Code08224
# of Garages2
WaterfrontPond, Riverview

Blinds/Shades, Ceiling Fan(s), Counter Top Range, Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Cooking, Gas Cooking, Generator, Light Fixtures, Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer, Window Treatments, AC Units, Awnings, Water Softener, Wood Stove, Outdoor Lighting, Security System


Driveway, Off Street, Circular Drive, Pavers


Oversized, Apt Above Garage, Detached, Heated, Other - See Remarks, Workshop

HeatingOther - See Remarks
# of Fireplaces1
# of Stories2
Interior Features

Balcony, Built-Ins, Den, Atrium, French Doors, Security System, In-Law Suite


Central Air, Other - See Remarks, AC Units

ExteriorOther - See Remarks, Wood
RoofOther - See Remarks
Exterior Features

Outdoor Lighting, Patio, Sprinkler Under, Storm Door(s), Outdoor Shower, Thermal Window, Security System, Balcony, Outbuilding, Solar Panels

Lot Description

Back to Woods, Border Greenway, Irregular Lot, Treed Lots, Wooded, Riverview

Additional Information
ZoningResidential, Single Family
Listing Details
AgentHarry R Disbrow
OfficeColdwell Banker Riviera Realty

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