This lakefront castle, circa 1895, is located in Mount Arlington on Lake Hopatcong.
Designed and built for Francis Himpler, a notable architect of the 19th century, the home includes striking details. The exterior is entirely comprised of imported stone and includes interesting forms like a rounded covered side porch.
The interior boasts many original, Craftsman details — coffered ceilings throughout, chestnut archway, rosette carvings, 6 fireplaces, and intricate wood details including raised panel walls, wood flooring, and wood doors. A complement to the wood is the stained glass windows.
The 5,600-square-foot home named “Mira Lacum,” which means “View of the Lake,” has eight bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms spread across four levels.
The property includes three docks and offers breathtaking views over Chestnut Point.
The home, located at 13 Edgemere Avenue, recently received a price cut of over $200k and is now asking $990,900.
Listing: 13 Edgemere Ave [Zillow]
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