Nestled within 125 acres of rolling hills in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, a mere one hour and fifteen minute drive from New York City, Windward Farm offers the perfect marriage of nature and world class craftsmanship. This secluded farm estate offers gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Every aspect of the property strikes the perfect balance of refined luxury living and natural elegance, offering both an unparalleled home and unlimited opportunity to entertain loved ones at gatherings, both intimate and formal. Custom features are seen throughout, meticulously incorporating the finest building materials and resulting in a home which is incapable of being duplicated surrounded by a property which must be experienced to be appreciated.Perfectly situated to maximize the extraordinary views, the main residence perches at the highest point of the property. Extending over a quarter of a mile, the extra wide driveway is flanked by river stone and bordered by open fields, beautiful barns and acres of vineyards. Offering over 18,000 square feet of living space, including five-bedrooms, six full and three-half baths, the home presents a harmonious blend of natural materials throughout all three levels, which include massive solid wood beams harvested specifically for the construction of this home. The front entry doors were hand carved and integrate eight separate wood panels as art meets function. Hardwood and natural stone floors throughout the house, with multiple zone in floor radiant heat in most living areas, make the home as comfortable as it is beautiful. Custom stone work, millwork, plaster finishes, doors and windows provide a feeling of both quality and substance which is rarely seen. The center jewel of the home is the Great Room. With its soaring ceilings and massive stone fireplace, dramatic custom geometric windows, a double-loft and expansive mountain-views, it can easily accommodate 100 plus guests. Stone arches on either side of the Great Room invite one into wide galleries ideally suited for the finest art installation. A private library with custom built-in cabinetry and another soaring wood burning stone fireplace offers a quiet space for study and contemplation. The open family room, located immediately adjacent to the beautiful custom chef's kitchen, offers yet another wood burning stone fireplace and built-in surround sound for casual television viewing. Just outside the family room, a covered stone terrace offers an outdoor dining area with another wood burning stone fireplace and magnificent westerly views to enjoy extraordinary sunsets as the day ends and the sun kisses the horizon. The terrace then extends the entire length of the home and culminates with a second covered area immediately adjacent to the master bedroom suite.In addition to being an extraordinary place to call home, Windward Farm offers a variety of amenities and features one would expect to find only at the finest of resorts and spas. An indoor regulation Squash court, an eight person Swedish wet/dry sauna, approximately 1,000 square feet dedicated to gym/yoga space, a game room, an outdoor tennis court, a five person jacuzzi and a heated 50'x 25' saltwater pool are only some of the amenities available to the future owner of this extraordinary property.And Windward Farm is, indeed, a farm. The property offers a massive raised bed vegetable garden, apiary, custom chicken coop, fig orchard, and two vineyard areas dedicated to the growing of vinifera of several varieties along with acres of additional fields waiting to be cultivated. Multiple varieties of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, beets, carrots, peppers and more are harvested each season. Fresh herbs abound. Gallons of pure honey are gifted by the millions of worker bees. Farm fresh eggs. What more needs to be said.The existing vineyards have been designed to accommodate large outdoor functions or intimate vineyard dinners. In addition to two renovated historic barns, the property offers a newly constructed 7,200 square foot clear span pole barn with 18-foot ceilings. After touring Windward Farm, you will understand that for the fortunate buyer, this property will provide not only an incomparable lifestyle that can only be achieved by the few, but an opportunity to continue the legacy of the property through your own creativity and vision. A Christie's International Real Estate Signature Program property.
This Holland TownshipSingle Family Home is for Sale in New Jersey and has 7 bedrooms, 7 full baths, 3 partial baths and was built in 2000. This Single Family Home is listed on the Christie's International Real Estate website in zipcode 08848. See all properties in zipcode 08848.