Water Views
29 Independence Road Middletown, NJ
$ 1,900,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#21823005
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyMONMOUTH
  • CityMiddletown
  • AreaMiddletown
  • NeighborhoodChapel Hill
  • Zip07748
  • StyleCarriage House,Colonial
  • Year Built1931
  • Taxes60204
  • Price$ 1,900,000
  • Bedrooms8
  • Full Bathrooms8
  • Half Bathrooms3
  • Lot Size8 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Gloria Nilson, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach
Property Description

Tremendous price reduction, very motivated seller on this magnificent gracious brick and stone estate was designed by Polhemus & Coffin using elements of Georgian Revival architecture. Once part of the legendary Strauss estate(Macys) completed in 1931 on an exquisite promontory overlooking the grounds and Navesink River beyond. Brick borders,mature specimen plantings and stone driveways welcomed many a guest as echoes of fireplaces warming elegant parties enjoyed in the formal living and dining rooms. A grand entry foyer replete with seafaring mural completes the picture. Brandy and cigars in the billiard room with herringbone brick floor or library with fine wood paneling. The second level offers a sunroom and balcony overlooking the grounds and pool.Charming carriage house with pool.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Fairview Elementary School Bayshore Middle School Middle South High School
Price History
6/11/2018 Listed $2,750,000
11/1/2019 31% - $1,900,000

General Features

Days on Market 610
Elementary School Fairview
Farm Yes
Fireplaces 8.00
Full Baths 8
Garage Yes
Half Baths 3
High School Middle South
Included Dishwasher, Dryer, Refrigerator, Washer
Kitchen Level First
Middle School Bayshore
Ownership Type Fee Simple
Parking Circular Drive, Off Street
Property Type A
Roof Slate
Status Under Contract
Stories 3.0
Style Carriage House, Colonial, Other - See Remarks
Sub-Type Detached
Subdivision None
Tax Year 2019
Taxes 60204.67
Type Single Family
Water Heater Natural Gas
Water Type Riverview
Year Built 1931

Interior Features

Basement Yes
Bedroom Level Second
Breakfast Level First
Dining Room Bay/Bow Window, Dec Molding, Fireplace - Woodburning, French Doors
Dining Room Level First
Family Room Level First
Floors Ceramic, Tile, Wood
Foyer Closet(s), Dec Molding, Floor - Wood
Foyer Level First
Great/family Room Built-Ins, Floor - Wood, Wet Bar
Heat/ac HWBB, Radiator
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Interior Features Balcony, Bay/Bow Window, Built-Ins, Ceilings - 9Ft+ 1st Flr, Ceilings - 9Ft+ 2nd Flr, Center Hall, Dec Molding, Den, French Doors, Housekeeper Qtrs
Kitchen Bnook/Dining Area, Butler Pantry, Ceramic Tile, Eat-In, Floor - Ceramic
Living Room Bay/Bow Window, Dec Molding, Fireplace - Woodburning, Floor - Wood
Living Room Level First
Master Bath Ceramic Tile, Shower Stall
Master Bedroom Fireplace - Woodburning, Floor - Wood, Full Bath
Master Bedroom Level Second
Number of Garages 3.00
Other Level First
Rooms Bedroom, Breakfast, Dining Room, Exercise Room, Family Room, Foyer, Kitchen, Library, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Other, Sitting
Total Bathrooms 8.30
Total Bedrooms 8
Total Rooms 15

Exterior Features

Library Level First
Acreage 8.00
Exterior Patio, Swimming
Lot Description Cul-De-Sac, Irregular Lot, Treed Lots, Wooded
Pool Y/N Yes
Siding Brick, Cedar
Sitting Level Second
Water/Sewer Public Water, Septic
Waterfront No
Waterview Yes


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 07748

AVG $560K
AVG $9,056
AVG 120
Year Built
AVG 1970
AVG 28
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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