PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Scheduled for September 28th 5:00pm -7:00pm.... THIS HISTORICAL HOUSE IS A MUST SEE PROPERTY!
This beautiful restored home has been meticulously maintained for 30 years by the current "caretakers" This property offers so much more than your cookie cutter homes.
18th Century Country Manor House
Commonly known as the Bodo Otto/Tonklin House c. 1725-1819
Listed on The National Register of Historic Buildings
This grand stone manor house including four outbuildings is situated on two landscaped acres in Mickleton, East Greenwich Township, New Jersey. It is conveniently located with easy access to the New Jersey Turnpike (exit 2), and the Commodore Barry Bridge and only twenty-five minutes to the Philadelphia International Airport.
Restored and maintained to its original grandeur, The Bodo Otto House offers many unique original features, including high fashion millwork, hardware, built-in cabinets and cupboards. Nine-foot ceilings, and six over nine windows allow for a bright and welcoming interior. Twelve-inch window sills and random width floorboards also help set this house apart.
The house boasts seven functional fireplaces; two equipped with natural gas. Among the seven, is the original 1725 ten-foot open hearth cooking fireplace located in the keeping room.
The formal dining room is elegantly appointed with ample built-in cabinetry, fireplace and extensive millwork. Adjoining the dining room is a modern kitchen with floor to ceiling custom cabinetry. The kitchen flows into a brick floored four season sun-room with its own entrance. A powder room is conveniently located between these two rooms. The first floor’s circular traffic flow is perfect for entertaining.
The second floor has a generous sized master suite featuring floor to ceiling cabinets, fireplace and nine-foot ceilings. Adjoining the bedroom is a large walk-in closet/dressing room and a modern tile bath. The second and third bedrooms each with their own fireplaces, and built-in cabinets share a full modern bath. A modern laundry room with raised panel cabinets and deep utility sink complete this level.
The third floor has seven-foot ceilings, three good size bedrooms, with closets, a full modern bath, and a walk-in storage room with wire shelving.
The Bodo Otto House earned its designation on The National Register of Historic Properties in 1974 on three criteria.
Unique architectural period construction
Original materials and design elements, including hardware
Home of a Revolutionary figure, Dr. (Col.) Bodo Otto, Jr., physician, patriot soldier,
and NJ Legislator.
Lot and out-buildings:
Two partially wooded acres, with room for a swimming pool, tennis courts or a garden.
One four bay saltbox style garage with easy access to a full loft, c. 1976
One two bay garage, c. 1880
Stone and frame ice house attached to a two-story post and beam barn,
Stone smoke house c. 1800 (currently used as a shed)
Building construction: South Jersey Iron Stone
Interior: Plaster and lath
Electric:200 AMP service, fully grounded copper wiring, (2) sub panels
Utilities: City water and sewer
Roof: Slate replacement composite, installed 2019
flashing & chimney
caps: Copper shelf style, copper flashing custom copper chimney caps
HVAC: Three zones, gas boiler installed, in 2019)
Three electric central air units
Windows: Six over nine double-hung original to 1819, with many original panes
Outbuildings: Power and water
Furnishings: Period antique furniture and accessories are available for
consideration. A digital brochure can be downloaded upon request.
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AND FEEL THE LOVE AND HISTORY FIRST HAND
OF THE BODO OTTO HOUSE.
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