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Chimney Hill Estate Inn

Lambertville, NJ   Offered for sale at $1,900,000

The Estate Property, consisting of eight and one half acres, is located 1/2 mile from Lambertville City Center in highly sought after Hunterdon County is a 1 mile from New Hope, Pennsylvania. This superior out of town location enables guest to be in Philly in a little over a half an hour and in Manhattan in a little over an hour. Guests marvel at the serenity and quietude of the estate under the star-lite sky often remarking that they have never seen so many stars.

The estate is comprised of three primary buildings and several outbuildings, including a glass greenhouse and a masonry smokehouse. The estate home has eight Bedroom and nine Bathroom.(est 5,425 sq ft) The Carriage House (est 2,592 sq ft) has a one bedroom Care-Takers Cottage, above the Multi-purpose Media Room, complete with large pull down screen, LCD projector, Cable-Hook-up, Surround sound and high speed internet. Last but not least , the magnificent restored Post and Beam Barn(est 4,934) designed by William Hunt in 1939. The “Barn” known as the Ol’ Barn Inn houses four upscale guest Suites (est 2,692 sq. ft.) and a two bedroom owners quarters (est 2,242 sq. ft.) with a Large outdoor deck ready for the hot-tub installation. Other Outbuildings include the Chicken Coop, Alpaca Barn and Pasture and the Stone Apple Barn.

The historic one-of-a kind estate home was designed by renowned architect Margret Spencer. The New York Times called this historic home an architectural treasure. Margaret Fulton Spencer was one of the first female practicing architects in the United States. She married artist Robert Spencer in 1914, and they settled in New Hope. A specialist in restoring early fieldstone farmhouses, she also designed interiors for clients. The home was constructed by the finest craftsman in Bucks County for the Hunt family in 1927. The Greek Revival facade integrates flawlessly with a English Counryside quaintness of the interior. The interior is a testament to the impeccable workmanship of an era gone by. Authentic hardware, lighted panes of glass circa 1927 renovation remain intact.

Known by many of the locals as the “Chimney Hill Mansion” it has a long history of being a gathering location for Hunterdon County judges and attorneys back in the 1930’s. The Inn opened in 1989, as a designer showcase, Bed and Breakfast, with over a dozen renowned designers transforming the properties interior into an upscale inn. Many celebrities have made this their retreat when looking to explore the Lambertville Antique shops and the New Hope Art Boutiques.

The property continues to operated as an upscale 12-room Select Registry®, Diamond® inn, hosting special events such as weddings, family reunions, team building workshops etc.

The property has been featured in many print advertisement and television specials and recently was chosen for the New Jersey Tourism ad. The property is turn-key and includes all furniture (with exception of some personal items)

Property Details
  • 12 Guest Rooms
  • 12 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1927
  • Last Renovated in 1999
  • Opened in 1988
  • Building is 11,000 SQFT
  • Lot is 8.5 Acres
  • Photo Gallery
  • Property Website
Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $1,900,000
  • Terms: Business Operates as an S-Corp, Real Estate is privately held. Seeking Equity partner in real estate and or investor for the business. Complete buy out and some owner financing also possible.
  • Prequalify for Inn Financing on this property
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