Bring the outside in—or the inside out?—in these sprawling homes with partially enclosed porches so you can enjoy the great outdoors year-round.
512 N. UNION AVE., MARGATE CITY
$2,698,000 | 5 beds, 4.5 baths, 3,723 sq. ft.
In this Margate bayside home, every day is a vacation. Just kick back on your choice of balconies, porches or verandas—or the dock—and relax by the water. Inside, this Mediterranean-style house provides all the amenities you need to feel at home, including multiple dining rooms, a full chef ’s kitchen and guest suites for your company. Another selling point is its high-tech functionality, as the residence comes complete with electric awnings, solar-tinted windows and a powerful generator.
CONTACT: RENE KANE, RENE KANE & CO., 609.703.8592
520 POTTERSVILLE RD., BEDMINSTER
$2,689,000 | 7 beds, 9 baths, 8,024 sq. ft.
This charmingly rustic estate is the perfect blend of modern architecture and old-timey comfort. Its homier features include numerous fireplaces, a columned porch and an intimate study. This 20-room residence also boasts a baking kitchen, a private apartment accessible by elevator, an outdoor tennis court and pool and a stunning veranda overlooking its 13-acre backyard.
CONTACT: LIANE DOBSON, SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY, 973.476.3485
124 RENSSELAER RD., ESSEX FELLS
$2,200,000 | 5 beds, 4 baths, 5,000 sq. ft.
In the center of the Essex Fells woodlands sits this smart-technology-equipped, lemon-chiffon-colored home. Inside the sprawling colonial you’ll find natural light aplenty, a chef ’s kitchen, an open floor plan and a rotunda living room. Outside, a stone patio leads to the in-ground pool, surrounded by lush flora and fauna. And somewhere between inside and out is a picturesque shady veranda ideal for year-round entertaining—and gorgeous photo ops.
CONTACT: ELIZABETH IRWIN, ARCADIA REALTORS, 973.879.7006
83 N. WOODLAND ST., ENGLEWOOD
$9,999,999 | 8 beds, 14 baths, 24,000 sq. ft.
Revel in the magnificence and glamour of the 1920s-built Gloria Crest Estate, once the most expensive home listed in the state, in Englewood’s luxurious East Hill. Its indoor grandeur comes from spaces like a movie theater, home gym and chef ’s kitchen. However, the star of the property is its outdoor stone patio that mimics the comfort and coziness of a great room. The arched veranda overlooks a sprawling backyard paradise, complete with an infinity pool and a private lake to boot.
CONTACT: MICHELLE PAIS, SIGNATURE REALTY NJ, 908.686.1200