French Country Estate in America’s Oldest Planned Community Listed for $3.9M, West Orange

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82 Mountain Avenue in the Llewellyn Park neighborhood of West Orange. Image courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.

A French country estate, located within the Llewellyn Park gated community, was recently listed for $3.9 million in West Orange, New Jersey.


Established in 1857, the Llewellyn Park community is home to 178 residences on 425 acres. It is listed as the first romantically landscaped planned residential community in the United States in the National and State Historic Registers.

According to the listing, the home was built on the grounds of the former Chubb Estate during the mid-1990s.

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Image courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.

The home was custom designed, offering an architectural interpretation inspired by the timeless elegance of French country architecture. The home is incredibly spacious, with over 11,000 square feet, six bedrooms, and nine bathrooms – the expansive estate has over twenty rooms in total.

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Image courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.

Architectural details include marble floors, hand-blown glass, and architectural stair railings to the onyx-columned entry of the dining room. The living room features warm hardwood floors and a fireplace, while the kitchen has French limestone flooring and a tumbled marble backsplash, with cream cabinetry and dark countertops.

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Image courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.

Upstairs, the primary bedroom features a sitting room with a fireplace and wet bar, while the lower level offers an in-law suite with a private entrance, a gym and a recreation room.

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Image courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.

Situated on over 2 acres, the home’s outdoor space features a natural stone patio leading to an in-ground pool. A cabana with showers, an outdoor kitchen and a gazebo round out the outdoor amenities.

The home, located at 82 Mountain Ave, West Orange, is being represented by Pat Davis through Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and is asking $3.9M.

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