President Grover Cleveland’s Former Princeton Home Listed for $5.95 Million

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President Cleveland resided in this New Jersey home from the time he left office in 1897 until his death in 1908. All photos via Zillow.

Built in 1854, Westland Mansion is a grand six-bedroom, seven-bathroom residence situated on 1.57 acres close to Princeton’s best amenities. Listed by Maura Mills at Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s Int’l-Princeton, the landmark property was home to President Cleveland, a New Jersey native, during the final years of his life.

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Classic millwork, ceiling medallions, hardwood floors, woodburning fireplaces and sunny windows run throughout.

Inside the sprawling home, you’ll find all the ornamentation you’d expect from a stately 19th-century estate. Tall ceilings rise more than 12 feet high over hardwood floors, numerous original stone fireplace surrounds, and elaborate millwork, including handsome wainscoting and dentil molding. An array of oversized windows and French doors flood the home with natural light and garden views.

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The classic vestibule and foyer make a warm welcome.
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Plan gatherings for the formal living and dining rooms.

A classic center-hall layout greets you with an impressive vestibule foyer and staircase. To the left, the indoor-outdoor family room and library open to a patio. To the right, the formal living room opens to a dining room, creating an ideal flow for entertaining. The adjacent wing is anchored by a gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, marble countertops and upscale stainless steel appliances. A sunroom, laundry room and mudroom add convenience, and the attached patio invites al fresco dining with a pergola and fireplace.

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Chefs will love the kitchen’s state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances.
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Enjoy outdoor views all year round in the sunroom.

On the second floor, the owner’s retreat boasts a fireplace, walk-in closet and en suite bathroom. A secondary suite is joined by three more bedrooms and a hall bathroom, while the top floor features a game room, bedroom, bathroom, gym, office and cedar closet. The unfinished lower level adds a wealth of storage to the thoughtful floor plan.

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Marble surrounds a shower, soaking tub, water closet and separate vanities in the primary spa bath.
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A paneled home office is perched on the top floor.

Outside, manicured hedges, flowering plants and lush lawns surround stone paths, patios and a sparkling swimming pool. A long private drive, motor court and detached three-car garage add plenty of parking to this historic Princeton home. This tree-lined location is close to the university, library, train station, and Palmer Square shopping and dining.

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Indoor-outdoor entertaining is irresistible on the 1.57-acre grounds.
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Flowering plants, manicured hedges, lush lawns and towering trees wind throughout this historic property.

15 Hodge Road, Princeton, is listed by Maura Mills at Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s Int’l-Princeton for $5,950,000.

Listing: 15 Hodge Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 [Zillow]


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