Spring Lake's spectacular ''Centennial House'', twice featured in the New York Times home section, was built for the 1876 Worlds Fair and sits just 4 blocks from the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. From the moment you step through the front doors into the beautiful marble foyer with 12' ceilings, you immediately feel the warmth, charm, and character from the Gothic Renaissance Revival architecture. Modern renovations are perfectly balanced with old world craftsmanship to make this home beautiful, comfortable and easy to maintain. A heated in-ground salt water pool, covered porches, and three floors of extraordinary spaces blend living, dining, and indoor/outdoor entertainment. The chef's kitchen includes custom floor to ceiling cabinets, long granite counters, Viking double oven,Sub Zero refrigerator, Thermidor wine cooler/freezer built-into an antique French armoire, and a restored 1905 nickel Duparqet Stove. Other amenities include custom built-in furniture, 12' gothic fireplace, custom Venetian chandeliers, and a secret office with water views in the top of the tower. The Master bedroom suite encompasses half of the second floor with a spacious dressing room and walk-in-closet, marble fireplace, and marble bath with double vanity, tub and shower. Three additional bedrooms, full bath, laundry room, and sun deck complete the second floor. The third floor has two additional bedrooms, utility/hobby room, full bath with claw foot tub built to accommodate President Grover Cleveland, and large game room equipped with a pool table, wet bar and built in seating. Gardens, ancient hydrangeas trees, and mahogany porches give this home great curbside appeal. A lush secluded and private fenced-in backyard made perfect for relaxation or entertaining. The Centennial House is very close to parks, restaurants, nightlife, and the lovely town of Spring Lake. This extraordinary home has it all!
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