Mahwah, New Jersey’s Ramapo Mountain Estate announces price reduction from US$16,740,000 to US$12,500,000
The four-acre lot surrounded by wooded hills provides ultimate privacy and bucolic lifestyle just an hour outside New York City
New York, New York (July 22, 2020) — The park-like oasis of Mahwah, New Jersey, surprises in that it is so quiet and rural, yet so close to one of the world’s largest cities. The Ramapo Mountain Estate, a custom 14,500 square-foot brick manor with four en suite bedrooms and three half-baths, located in Mahwah, offers craftsmanship, comfort and ample interior and exterior spaces. Mountain views on stunning display from almost every room in the house and also from the expansive pool patio with multiple levels and equipped with an outdoor kitchen.
This estate is represented by Christina LaBarbiera and Vincent LaBarbiera of Christie’s International Real Estate, Northern New Jersey, at the new price of US$12,500,000, with global marketing provided by Christie’s International Real Estate.
Said Kathleen Coumou, Executive Director of Christie’s International Real Estate: “This is a lovely family home, located in an excellent school district and less than an hour from Manhattan. The custom-built four bedroom home also offers room for further expansion on the third floor.”
Guests enter the residence through a light-filled and double-height foyer with a sweeping double staircase, including mahogany and intricate wrought iron bannisters, rising to the second level. Beyond are the formal living areas, also appointed with intricately carved moldings made of wood imported from Colombia form the arched doorways, coffered ceilings and also the elaborate fireplace mantles.
The two-story great room with wet bar includes multiple seating areas for conversation or informal television viewing. A second level sitting niche with another artful wrought iron railing overlooks this beautiful living space. The dining room, with a hand-painted mural, comfortably seats 12.
The great room flows to the the gourmet kitchen, which features a back-lit stained-glass ceiling and a Juliette balcony overlooking from the second floor. The kitchen’s large marble island provides comfortable seating for casual meals while a circular and glass-enclosed dining nook overlooks the manicured lawns and gardens. The paneled billiards room with fireplace provides a welcome retreat.
The first floor also includes two opulent suites, with paneled walk-in closets and dressing rooms, accessed through a private hallway with recessed lighting and with large pieces of art on display.
Throughout the residence, stained natural wood is crafted into extraordinary moldings and coffered ceilings. In every room, generous windows fill the home with abundant light. Other features include high ceilings, marble floors, three fireplaces, an office, a three-car garage, and an elevator.
The home is equipped with a high-efficiency heating and cooling system with 23 zones, a Crestron smart home and security system, as well as radiant heating throughout and a heated driveway.
Christina LaBarbiera, one of two brokers representing the estate, said: "The passion that went into creating and designing every square inch of this palatial, yet inviting home, is what truly sets it apart from the rest."
The property was custom designed and built in 2008 by Zampolin & Associates Architects and premier builder LaBarbiera Custom Homes. Details include hand-painted dome ceilings by renowned local artist Darek Borowczak and custom-designed furnishings and hardware selected by New York and Miami-based interior design firm Steven G.
About Christie’s International Real Estate
Christie’s International Real Estate has successfully marketed high-value real estate around the world for more than 30 years. Through its New York City brokerage and invitation-only Affiliate network spanning 40 countries and territories, Christie’s International Real Estate offers incomparable services to a global clientele at the luxury end of the residential property market. The company has offices in London, New York City, Hong Kong, Moscow, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Palm Beach, and its affiliated brokerages have recorded approximately US$500 billion of real estate transactions over the last five years. (Data as of June 30, 2020.) For additional information, please visit christiesrealestate.com.