1742 – Ringoes, NJ – $459,900

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Added to OHD on 11/1/19   -   Last OHD Update: 12/5/19   -   5 Comments

201 Wertsville Rd, Ringoes, NJ 08551

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  • $459,900
  • 3 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 1780 Sq Ft
  • 4.81 Ac.
THOUGHTFULLY UPDATED & TRULY DELIGHTFUL Pre-revolutionary colonial! Currier & Ives setting w/ nearly 5 acres of idyllic grounds w/ barn & 2 story heated carriage house/studio. EXTENSIVELY UPDATED: NEW KIT ('05) w/ soap stone counters, farmhouse sink & Subzero Ref, New wood clapboard siding ('05), New wood shake roof ('05), New Septic System ('02), New Furn (2012), Generator hook-up, Renovated 1st floor bath ('05) & more! Charming details of this Circa 1742 home include Hand hewn beamed ceilings, wide board pumpkin pine floors, period millwork & 3 fireplaces (all in working order w/ newer liners) including a fabulous walk-in stone FP in KIT. For the aspiring equestrian, there's also direct access to Amwell Valley Trail Assoc trail system with 60 miles of horse and hiking trails!
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Mark Jacobson, Weidel Realtors-Flemington
(908) 782-0100
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5 Comments on 1742 – Ringoes, NJ – $459,900

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  1. BerndBernd says: 44 comments
    PA

    I could be very content in this house, especially in the winter; doing some experimental cooking with a glass of wine and a fire blazing…

    28
  2. Cathy F.Cathy F. says: 2196 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1920 Colonial Revival
    Upstate/Central, NY

    So pretty, both inside and out!

    7
  3. This house should be cloned. What a wonderful house and yes, that kitchen is especially charming. There’s nothing quite like a great fireplace in a kitchen.

    A rare gem to add to the Greatest Hits at Old House Dreams. This place is really lovely. The realtor has done a very nice job of presenting it.

    Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear….

    15
  4. renkun99renkun99 says: 15 comments

    I love the exposed beams and the angled roof bedrooms.

    5
  5. JimHJimH says: 4869 comments
    OHD Supporter

    A pretty house and the countryside is lovely in that part of New Jersey. At the very least, the stone fireplace is quite old and likely survives from the colonial era. I don’t see any history online but it’s easy to speculate on this one. An old map shows this as the Prall farm next to the stream on Indian Path Road in 1873. Local history says Pieter Praal (1700-1761) was an early settler here, a 4th generation Dutchman from Staten Island. He bought a large tract northeast of Ringoes, purchased from the natives a few years before, and his 1726 deed specifically mentions the Indian Path that existed long before. It seems fairly certain that Pieter or one of his kin built this home at an early date. What’s surprising is that the landscape, just an hour from Manhattan, hasn’t changed very much at all!

    11

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