Presenting Rothers Barrows, designed by famed Philadelphia architect Wilson Eyre. Jr.of Eyre and McIlvaine and built in 1917 as part of a large Princeton equestrian estate. Steeped in Princeton history, approach the home, nestled on 4 1/4 acres just minutes from downtown Princeton, through gates and up a sweeping circular drive. One of New Jersey's fine examples of American Arts and Crafts Styles, Rothers Barrows is on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places as well as the National Register. The exterior is stone imported from the Cotswolds, England with carved wood cedar shingle roof. The interior has been extensively renovated, restored, and updated by the current owners. Renowned Decorator, Marshall Watson Interiors of New York was responsible for the historic redesign and decorating. In keeping with the tenets of the Arts and Crafts movement, handmade ceramic tiles, stone and fine woods have been used throughout the home. The landscaping retains much of the original "Chestnut Hill Style" designed by Wilson Eyre, characterized by tall 100-year-old tulip and oak trees, understory azaleas and rhododendrons, and planted with arboretum level specimen plantings to complement the original stone terracing and patios. The grounds are completed now with three koi ponds, a tennis court/sport court, and a pool. The Arts and Crafts pool house is complete with full bath, kitchen, and washer/dryer, surrounded by a multi-level patio with gourmet outdoor kitchen. A four car Arts & Crafts style garage completes this historic home.
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