Real Estate

17 Rowan Road, Summit NJ: $1,595,000

Posted February 22, 2019 By Lois Schneider Realtor

Listing Stats

Listed by Lois Schneider Realtor: A perfect pairing of contemporary design and California-style living make this stunning one-of-a-kind custom home a Summit showcase, perched atop a hidden ridge with fabulous winter New York City skyline views.

Soaring ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and an open concept floor plan blend together to create a dramatic spatial backdrop for each room. A two-story entry hall sets the tone for a NYC chic living room with 12-foot ceilings, a gas-log fireplace and lofty panoramic views. Seamless entries into the formal dining room and the library make this a wonderful entertaining space. A wall of custom built-ins adds distinction to the library, while cove lighting adds ambiance to the dining room.

Paneled, 10-foot doors open to a fabulous two-story great room comprised of a chef's kitchen and family room, with ceiling height windows that span the entire rear of the home. A mix of custom white and honey-hued modern cabinetry blends beautifully with an array of butcher block, Corian and concrete countertops. Professional-grade appliances include a six-burner cooktop, A built-in fryer, two dishwashers, icemakers and large sinks, all set beneath six glass-domed stem ceiling lights and two ceiling fans that cascade from the ceiling. The comfortable family room enjoys built-in bookcases and a media center designed for today's living -- with doors that open to a bluestone patio for extended al fresco dining. Tiered stone walls and plantings introduce a fully fenced upper lawn for private summertime activities.

Step up to the private master bedroom suite on a level all its own, featuring high ceilings and three sets of doors that open out to an elevated deck with panoramic views. A walk-in custom fitted closet is located off the bedroom, along with a second custom closet and linen closet, while "his" master bath features a Corian-topped vanity with oversized shower and commode, "her" master bath has a separate bidet and commode, along with a jetted tub and custom dressing table with glass-topped jewelry drawer -- designed for the ultimate in pampered living! A powder room and pull down stairs to attic storage are also located on this level.

An open breezeway on the second level with half walls affords lofty views of the great room below, and introduces two additional bedrooms with walk-in closets that are joined by a Jack and Jill bath. The bedrooms enjoy shared access to a private porch from which to take in panoramic views.

The lower level offers additional space finished with neutral wall-to-wall carpeting and built-ins in the recreation room. A custom built bar features custom cabinetry, granite countertops and under-mount Sub-Zero refrigerator for enhanced entertaining, complete with a wine closet located nearby. An optional fourth bedroom/nanny suite/bonus room and a fourth bath featuring a shower with distinctive river rock flooring, afford versatility of use. A large laundry room and direct access from the two-car attached garage complete this level.

With its breathtaking setting, sleek design and close proximity to schools, downtown and New York City trains, this unique home at 17 Rowan Road is a hidden home in Summit, NJ, waiting to be discovered!