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Home on the exclusive
Cobble Close Farm for sale at $1,395,000
310 Cooper Road, Red
Bank, NJ - One of only four exclusive homes at
About Cobble Close. Built by the Straus family who founded Macy’s, this estate sits on 13 old-growth acres and was built with materials transported from Europe or cast directly on the property by old-world artisans and masons brought here from Europe in the 1920’s.
a working “gentleman’s dairy estate”, Cobble Close comprises a number of buildings totaling 29,000 sq.
buyer will have approx.one-fourth ownership of Cobble Close which affords access
to the pool,
Sought-after property. Four years ago, the four
owners decided to sell Cobble Close in its entirety for $10.9 million. However, one of the owners, who has lived
“Only once in
over 60 years has someone sold a home here without a death in their household.
People don’t leave unless they are carried out.” said Mr.
Low cost upkeep: Cobble Close is
“farm assessed” has among the lowest property taxes in the area. It is about half the prevailing neighborhood tax rate. Moreover, the farm generates substantial income by leasing property to the Navesink Country Club which is next door. Farm produce (i.e. firewood, etc.) also provides revenue.
“Because we split the maintenance and upkeep costs four-ways, it’s quite affordable to maintain. Couple that with the per-owner property tax and it’s much less than one would pay for a typical single family home in this area and at this price.” said Mindham
Once a home of the
stars, European nobility and now the backdrop for TV and fashion. Cobble Close has
been featured in many movies, TV commercials and fashion layouts including
Vogue, Victoria’s Secret and Brooks Brothers. In the 1950’s a European Countess
and World War II spy, Stephanie Julianne von Hoenlohe live at Cobble Close. The
A commuters dream to NYC. A fast commuter ferry whisks people to Manhattan in just 35 to 40-minutes. The train station is less than a 5-minute drive away and runs every
30-minutes during commute time. Non-rush hour drive-time
Contact Information: The property is at
310 Cooper Road, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Mr.
The home for sale is on the right as one enters the courtyard through the archway. It has a rambling configuration with a large walled enclosure. Please note that this photo was taken between 1930 - 1950.