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Unique estate property at an affordable price in the bustling, world-class technology and health corridor (Einstiens Alley) that links Philadelphia and New York. A house and glorious grounds start with a private setting created by significant shrubbery on a beautiful two-acre lot in Hightstown that slopes dramatically from North Academy Street to Rocky Brook in a series of terraces. The original portion of the house dates to c.1889 with significant additions c.1900 and c.1980. A ten-year-old slate roof, with a life of 100+ years, covers the entire structure. All the old electrical wiring has been replaced and updated. All the windows have been replaced with custom made, wooden Pella windows. The gas boiler and the gas hot water heater were replaced in January 2016. The first floor rooms feature finely crafted oak parquet flooring. Principal rooms include a bright, sunny entry room, added about 1907, a dining room large enough for two sideboards, and two living/sitting rooms (double parlor). A newly renovated full bath has a tiled shower, Victorian marble sink and washer/dryer hook-up. Completing the first floor are the great room and library/bedroom. The kitchens Victorian cook stove has been expertly converted to a gas cook top and electric oven. This room also features a hidden dishwasher, marble sink surrounds, marble counter top, butcher block island, wall oven and fascinating cabinetry re-purposed from a nineteenth century Scottish apothecary. The great room that has a seventeen foot ceiling and private library, or additional bedroom. The outside double doors, surmounted by a fanlight, originally graced Point Breeze, the former home of Joseph Bonaparte in Bordentown. These graceful doors lead onto a portico with four sixteen foot fluted columns and steps down into the gardens below. There are three good sized bedrooms on the second floor. A bonus room and two studio spaces complete the third floor. This is a dream property with paradise inside and out. It is an elegant residence with office or workshop space. Please visit to appreciate the craftsmanship and skill updated for 21st century life. Charming downtown with restaurants, businesses and shops is just blocks away. Loft style apartments are approved for the former brick buildings across from the property on Bank Street. Green Remarks: The two-acre property features terraced gardens about the house with connecting brick walkways. It is populated by mammoth hickory and oak trees on the periphery and Threadleaf maples, weeping beeches, Chinese fringe, Southern magnolias, dogwood, paulowina and bald cypress closer to the house. Several varieties of wisteria, boxwood, viburnum and hydrangea mix with over 70 varieties of tree peonies to provide color throughout the year. Curving pathways of brick create the herb knot garden, off the kitchen.