This Gilded Age Castle on Lake Hopatcong Just Got a Massive Price Cut

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For sale: 13 Edgemere Avenue, Mount Arlington at Lake Hopatcong. Photo via Zillow.

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.


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Rounded front porch. Photo via Zillow.
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Main room. Photo via Zillow.

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.

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Staircase. Photo via Zillow.
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Living area. Photo via Zillow.

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.


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Lake view. Photo via Zillow.

The property includes three docks and offers breathtaking views over Chestnut Point.

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Rear yard. Photo via Zillow.
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Lake view. Photo via Zillow.
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Private dock. Photo via Zillow.

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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