MAJESTIC! One of Rumson’s most magnificent homes could now be yours. Designed by renowned architect Bruce Price this HISTORIC ORIGINAL RUMSON ESTATE was constructed in 1881 and given the moniker ”SEACROFT.” Meticulously renovated and restored in 2008 and then again in 2016, the house still maintains its TIMELESS character. Seacroft is regarded as one of the finest homes of its era in all of Monmouth County. Sitting in a PRIME LOCATION at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this HIGH AND DRY property has 3.6 ACRES of sprawling lawns and gardens. Upon entering the home you are immediately greeted by the striking 20′ ceilings in the hand-crafted, paneled foyer with intricate moldings, in-laid cherry floors, French doors, and breathtaking classic architectural elements throughout.
9 Bed| 7.5 Baths | Residential | Single Family Home
9,192 Sq Ft | 3-Story | Lot size: 3.6400 | Built In 1881
The gourmet white kitchen is highlighted by top of the line stainless steel appliances, THREE ISLANDS with ample seating, and custom cabinetry. Enjoy family gatherings and holidays in the BANQUET SIZE formal dining room, complete with 1 of the 9 FIREPLACES in the house. Relax in the spacious Solarium with views of a SECLUDED POOL or test your skills in the EXPANSIVE BILLIARDS ROOM. The second floor boasts a paneled office with custom built-ins and a full bath, along with 3 more bedrooms that each have their own full bath.
The second floor is highlighted by the master suite with 4 WALK-IN CLOSETS, a handsome fireplace, and a balcony overlooking the stunning grounds. Ascend up to the third floor where you have water views, 4 additional bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a large living area with a kitchenette, perfect for growing children or guests. The house has plenty of options for entertaining inside and out. Enjoy a drink on the recently renovated bluestone veranda while overlooking a game on the REGULATION SIZE BOCCE COURT (90’x13′) laid with oyster shells. Encourage children to climb on and explore the unique wooded play area and tree-encircled tetherball court. Dine on the NEW BLUESTONE PATIO off the kitchen followed by s’mores around the BOULDER FIREPIT.
This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of Rumson history. Welcome home to “1 Allencrest.”