Listed By:
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Flemington
3 Messenger Lane, Ringoes, NJ
$ 960,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#NJHT2002610
  • TypePending
  • CityRingoes
  • AreaRaritan Twp
  • NeighborhoodRingoes
  • Zip08551
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1998
  • Taxes$ 15006
  • Price$ 960,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Lot Size2.49 Acres
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Outstanding location within the sought after Hunterdon Chase community. Premium 2.5 acre lot backs to 200 acres of farmland offering gorgeous country views and quiet privacy for its owners. Stylish updates and smart features add flair to this traditional colonial style home with partial stone faade and recent hardscape/landscape updates. Floor plan allows easy flow for entertaining + a cohesive indoor/outdoor connection brings the outdoors in and allows enjoyment of additional living space. Two stone patios with vaulted and cathedral ceilings, stone floors and southern exposure for year round enjoyment. Special touches include recessed lights and ceiling fan. A gazebo with stone floor stands ready for your outdoor furniture/kitchen. Column entries define the front to back living & dining rooms. Dining room and family room atrium French doors with sunburst and sidelights embrace natural light and open to the covered patios. Recessed and industrial style pendants illuminate the gourmet kitchen and greenhouse bump-out breakfast area with skylight and patio door. Gourmet kitchen features white cabinetry, 42 upper cabs, Corian countertops, center island with seating and pantry. Quality appliances include a JennAir gas cooktop with downdraft, GE double wall ovens, Kenmore French door refrigerator and KitchenAid dishwasher. Guests will be drawn in to the family room with skylit cathedral ceiling, wood-burning marble fireplace and glass doors to the indoor/outdoor connection. Windows with sunburst tops, plantation shutters and convenient wet bar and wainscotting accent wall highlight the family room. The 2 story foyer with impressive entry door and Palladian window with gothic grill accesses the private office through double French doors. The updated half bath and laundry room equipped with Kenmore Elite washer & dryer complete the 1st level. Upstairs, double doors open to the capacious owners suite with sitting room, dressing area with make-up vanity, extended walk-in closet (18 x 13) and en suite bath. The private lux bath features a cathedral ceiling with skylight, white vanity, Jacuzzi jetted soaking tub, shower, linen closet and tile floor. Three good-sized secondary bedrooms with double door closets and neutral carpet. Completing this level is the hall double door linen closet and full bath with double sink vanity and tub-shower. Unfinished basement with 9 ceiling awaits new owners plan to finish to their specs. More Special Features: Wainscoting Accent Walls, Freshly Painted Interior, New Interior Doors & Hardware, Plantation Shutters, Wide Crown Mouldings, Modern Light Fixtures, Recessed Lighting, Front & Back Staircase, Nest Thermostats, Foyer, Kitchen & Exterior Smart Lighting, 5 Exterior Ring Cameras, Electronic Keypad Door Locks, Security System, 3 Car Garage with Built-in Cabs/Workbench, Roof, Gutters & Skylight 2023, Invisible Dog Fence, Stone Fire Pit, New Front Paver Stone Walkway + Hardscape/Landscape Lighting. Minutes from Lambertville NJ and New Hope PA filled with antique shops, art galleries, dining and boutiques. Recreational boating, fishing, camping and hiking are also nearby. Easy access to major routes to NYC, Princeton and Philadelphia.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Copper Hill E.S. J P Case Middle School Hunterdon Central H.S.
Price History
2/3/2024 Listed $960,000

General Features

Interior Features Additional Stairway,Attic/House Fan,Breakfast Area,Carpet,Ceiling Fan(s),Crown Moldings,Floor Plan - Open,Kitchen - Eat-In,Recessed Lighting,Skylight(s),Tub Shower,Wet/Dry Bar,Walk-in Closet(s),Wains
Sewer Septic = # of BR
Heating Forced Air
Cooling Ceiling Fan(s),Central A/C
Utilities Cable TV Available,Natural Gas Available,Phone Available,Electric Available
Possession Negotiable
Roof Asphalt
Appliances Cooktop - Down Draft,Dishwasher,Dryer,Extra Refrigerator/Freezer,Oven - Double,Refrigerator,Washer,Water Heater
Exterior Features Extensive Hardscape,Exterior Lighting
Zoning R-3
HOA 395.00
Garage Spaces 3.00
Pool Y/N No Pool
Patio/Porch Features Patio(s)
Architectural Style Colonial
Security Features Carbon Monoxide Detector(s),Exterior Cameras,Motion Detectors,Security System,Smoke Detector
Construction Materials Stone,Vinyl Siding
Exclusions 7 Wall Mounted TVs for Sale,Check w/LA
Year Built 1998
View Trees/Woods
Levels 2
Tax Year 2021
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Cool Fuel Natural Gas,Electric
Accessibility 2+ Access Exits,Accessible Switches/Outlets,Doors - Lever Handle(s),Flooring Mod,Kitchen Mod,Level Entry - Main
Assoc Fee Paid Per Annually
New Construction No
Property Type Residential
HOA / Comm Assn Yes
Subdivision Name RINGOES
Facing Direction North
Garage Y/N Yes
Water Access Y/N No
Other Structures Above Grade,Below Grade
Total Rooms 10
Directions Route 202 to Everitts Rd,Right onto Lavada Lane,Right onto Messenger to #3
ModificationTimestamp 2024-03-06T00:30:17
Buyer Agent Compensation 2.5
Disclosures Owner RE Licensee
Association Name RCP MANAGEMENT
Senior Community Y/N No
MLS Area Raritan Twp (21021)
Lot Size Square Feet 108552.00
Tax Assessed Value 572100.0
Waterfront Y/N No
Tax Annual Amount 15006.0
Home Warranty Y/N No
Property Condition Excellent
Structure Type Detached
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Acceptable Financing Cash,Conventional,FHA,Negotiable
Additional Parcels Y/N No
Lease Considered Y/N No
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Virtual Tour
Days on Market 25
Location Type Suburban
Builder Name Toll Brothers
Standard Status Pending
Year Built Source Assessor
Tax Lot 00002
Buyer Agent Compensation Type % Of Gross

Interior Features

Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Basement Full,Outside Entrance,Unfinished
Flooring Carpet,Ceramic Tile,Engineered Wood
Total Fireplaces 1
Fireplace Features Wood,Fireplace - Glass Doors,Mantel(s)
Hot Water Natural Gas
Basement (Y/N) Yes
Heating Y/N Yes
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Street Suffix LANE
Central Air Y/N Yes
Total Bedrooms 4
Room Type Living Room,Dining Room,Primary Bedroom,Sitting Room,Bedroom 2,Bedroom 3,Bedroom 4,Kitchen,Family Room,Laundry,Office,Utility Room,Primary Bathroom,Full Bath,Half Bath
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
LivingAreaSource Estimated
Laundry Type Main Floor
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin SQFT Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Bathrooms Half Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 2
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 3.00
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 3
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Total Baths 3

Exterior Features

Parking Features Paved Driveway
Lot Features Backs to Trees,Landscaping,Partly Wooded,Premium
Water Source Well
Inclusions Washer,Dryer,Kitchen and Garage Refrigerator
Total Parking Spaces 11
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry,Garage Door Opener
Type of Parking Attached Garage,Driveway
Foundation Details Active Radon Mitigation,Passive Radon Mitigation,Concrete Perimeter
Spa No
Water View Y/N No
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 2.49
Road Surface Type Paved
Lot Size Units Square Feet
Lot Size Source Assessor
Builder Model Cornell
Road Responsibility Boro/Township
Horse Y/N No
Land Assessed Value 247400.00
Navigable Water Y/N No
Water Oriented Y/N No
# of Attached Garage Spaces 3
LotDimensionsSource Assessor

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bedroom 2 Upper 1 Flooring - Carpet
Bedroom 3 Upper 1 Flooring - Carpet
Bedroom 4 Upper 1 Flooring - Carpet
Dining Room Main Chair Rail,Crown Molding,Flooring - Carpet
Family Room Main Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling,Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - Carpet,Lighting - Recessed,Skylight(s)
Full Bath Upper 1
Half Bath Main
Kitchen Main Breakfast Nook,Breakfast Room,Countertop(s) - Solid Surface,Flooring - Ceramic Tile,Island,Kitchen - Eat-in,Kitchen - Gas Cooking,Lighting - Pendants,Lighting - Recessed,Pantry,Skylight(s)
Laundry Main
Living Room Main Chair Rail,Crown Molding,Flooring - Carpet
Office Main Crown Molding,Flooring - Engineered Wood,Lighting - Recessed
Primary Bathroom Upper 1
Primary Bedroom Upper 1 Crown Molding,Flooring - Carpet,Lighting - Recessed,Walk-In Closet(s)
Sitting Room Upper 1
Utility Room Lower 1


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Pending Average in 08551

AVG $690K
AVG $12,070
AVG 235
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1973