Historic 11 Acre Farmstead In Hillsborough, New Jersey

$1,250,000 | Built 1735 | 3,848 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 3 Baths | 11.38 Acres

“The Brookie” is a charming historic farmstead from the 18th and 19th centuries, seemingly frozen in time. This picturesque country estate, situated alongside a stream, has been cared for by only three families in its nearly 300-year existence. The centerpiece is a classic white house adorned with Italianate ornamentation and a wraparound Victorian porch. The property also features four barns painted in a striking red hue, along with various outbuildings, including a serene studio.

Original wide-plank floors, with their aged patina, fireplaces, early paneling examples, and elegant proportions – especially in the grandest section built around 1735 – serve as nostalgic reminders of the property’s rich history. Glimmering fixtures add a touch of elegance to the formal parlor and dining room, providing refined alternatives to the more casually styled family room. “The Brookie” stands as a postcard-worthy testament to its enduring legacy.

Boasting three staircases, a second kitchen, and a separate entrance, the interior of this property is incredibly versatile, effortlessly providing guests with their own self-sufficient quarters. With 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, an office, and a first-floor laundry, it caters to various needs. Spread across 11.38 acres on two separate lots, the property presents numerous possibilities, including a barn with horse stalls, and it’s conveniently close to the D&R Canal State Park, offering a range of recreational activities.

“The Brookie” is part of the Millstone Valley Agricultural Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Positioned on Millstone River Road, a National Scenic Byway, this property is currently being evaluated for inclusion in the New Jersey Historic Trust’s easement program. Treat this Garden State treasure with the respect and care it deserves, and in return, it promises to reward you with boundless joy, pride, and beautiful memories.

Grant Wagner • grant.wagner@sothebysrealty.com • (609) 331-0573
David M. Schure • david.schure@sothebysrealty.com • (609) 937-7693
Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty
Photography Credit: Wiebke Martens

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