SADDLE RIVER ESTATE
144 E Saddle River Road, Saddle River, NJ 07458
Among the verdant hills of Saddle River, NJ is an extravagant palace inspired by the opulent Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, RUS. The handcrafted stone fortress is a place fit for royalty. A brief half-hour getaway from Manhattan and less than an hour away from major airports. Through the automated iron gates, this palace on the hill provides privacy and luxury with over 6 acres of outdoor space, 32,507 square feet of indoor space, 13 bedrooms, 12 full bathrooms and 4 half bathrooms.
Built in the 1990s, the builder was inspired by the architectural traditions of Russia, Italy and France. Completed in 2002, it includes an exquisite 7-foot wide staircase with replicas of the Winter Palace ornamental iron work embellished with gold accents. Hermitage light fixtures, custom decorative plaster molding and hand-painted stained glass were imported from St. Petersburg. It features an impressive 2,200 square-foot ballroom with hand-cut inlaid flooring. A commercial grade glass elevator servicing all four floors offers mountainous views. An indoor pool is surrounded by Italian Nembro Rosato marble with 23 foot high ceilings.
Both indoor and outdoor pools are 50 by 20 feet and 9 feet deep. Saddle River Mansion has a range of activity spaces on-site suitable all year round. Racquetball courts, an illuminated outdoor tennis court, a home theater, spa, library and billiards room.
The striking winter garden is 900 square feet with 22-foot high ceilings. A separate entrance to the staff apartment which is comprised of five bedrooms and two bathrooms which can be used for storage, dressing rooms and green rooms. A five car garage provides convenient parking. In the event of a power outage, the mansion is equipped with a functional 800 Amp commercial generator. An expansive balcony above the grand entry is an enchanting place to watch the sunset.
27,000 square feet interior
6.3 acres of outdoor space
200 amp 3 phase
Not in hiatus zone
Separate staff apartments