277 Childs Road

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

1/2 Bath
Sq. Ft.
/ Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Magical Site! Updated Historic Colonial w/Barn,Smokehouse,Mill Race, Breathtaking Water Features. Four+ acres of lush grounds. Orig. Van Dorn Home--Total Pool Renov 2020 PLEASE DO NOT ENTER W/O APPT. One-of-a-kind jewel in Historic Section of Bernards Twp.adjacent to Van Dorn Mill. Painstakingly/extensively updated and rebuilt w/modern amenities,retaining its Colonial Era charm and grace. Residence offers five bedrooms,4-1/2 baths on four levels. Generous closets,two Cedar Cl. Finished walk-out basement...

Property Details for 277 Childs Road

Morristown Road to Mullens to Childs or Morristown Road (Route 202) to Childs
Pets Allowed
Primary Style



Property Details for 277 Childs Road

MLS #3680829
Days on Market297
Taxes$26,826 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Single Family/Apt
Year Built1767
Lot Size4.19 AC / 182,516 SF
CountySomerset County

Contact a Compass agent

By clicking "send message" you agree that Compass, its affiliates or third parties acting at their direction, including affiliated real estate professionals, may contact you, which could be by automated means. This consent applies even if you are on a Do Not Call List. Standard text message rates may apply.



Building Information for 277 Childs Road

Stories-Year Built1767Building Size-Lot Size4.19 AC / 182,516 SF

Payment Calculator

$7,929 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

Principal and Interest


Property Taxes


HOA Dues


Property Information for 277 Childs Road

    Location and General Information
  • Zoning: Residential
  • Address Included: Y
  • Middle/Jr High School: W ANNIN
  • Grade School: OAK ST
  • High School: RIDGE
  • Renovated Year: 2008
  • County #: 27
  • Town Name: Bernards Twp.
  • Community Living: No
  • Block Identifier: 502
  • Color of Building: White
  • Town #: 2702
  • Street # Display: 277
  • In-Law Suite: No
    Taxes and HOA Information
  • Assess Total Tax: *
  • Assess Amt Land Tax: *
  • Assess Amt Bldg Tax: *
  • Block ID Tax: *
  • Acres Tax: *
  • County Code Tax: *
  • County Tax: *
  • Tax Amount: $26,826
  • Street name Tax: *
  • Zip Code Tax: *
  • Street # Tax: *
  • City Code Tax: *
  • City Tax: *
  • Tax Amount Tax: *
  • Assessment Total: 1308900.0
  • Tax ID For Property: 2702-00502-0000-00004-0000-
  • Tax Id Tax: *
  • Tax Rate Amount: $2
  • Tax Rate Tax: *
  • Tax Rate Year: 2019
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Tax Year Tax: *
  • Lot ID Tax: *
  • Lot Size Tax: *
  • Parking/Driveway Description: Additional Parking, Circular, Gravel
  • # Garage Spaces: 3.0
  • Garage Description: Detached Garage, Garage Door Opener, Loft Storage, Pull Down Stairs, See Remarks
    Lot Information
  • Appliances: Carbon Monoxide Detector, Cooktop - Gas, Dishwasher, Dryer, Generator-Built-In, Range/Oven-Gas, Refrigerator, Sump Pump, Washer
  • Lot Description: Lake/Water View, Level Lot, Stream On Lot
  • Lot Identifier: 4
  • Approximate Lot Size: 4.191AC
  • Total Acres: 4.19
  • Construction Date/Year Built: 1767
  • Construction Date/Year Built Des: Historical, Renovated
    Property and Assessments
  • Assessment Bldg: 908300.0
  • Assessment Land: 400600.0
  • Cooling: 2 Units, Central Air, Multi-Zone Cooling
  • Services: Cable TV Available, Garbage Extra Charge
  • Utilities: Electric, Gas-Natural
  • Water: Public Water
  • Water Heater: Gas
  • Handicap Modified: No
  • Heating: Baseboard - Hotwater, Radiators - Steam
  • Fuel Type: Gas-Natural
  • Sewer: Septic 5+ Bedroom Town Verified
  • Amenities: Pool-Outdoor, Storage
Interior and Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Pool: Yes
  • Pool Description: Heated, In-Ground Pool, Outdoor Pool
  • Exterior Description: Wood Shingle
  • Exterior Features: Barn/Stable, Enclosed Porch(es), Metal Fence, Open Porch(es), Outbuilding(s), Patio, Storage Shed, Storm Window(s), Thermal Windows/Doors, Wood Fence, Workshop
    Interior Features
  • Interior Features: BarWet,CeilBeam,CeilCath,CedrClst,FireExtg,SecurSys,Skylight,SmokeDet,StallShw,StallTub,TrckLght,WlkInCls
  • Flooring: Marble, Tile, Wood
  • Roof Description: Composition Shingle
  • Basement: Yes
  • Basement Description: Finished-Partially, Walkout
  • Primary Bath Features: Stall Shower
  • # Baths: 4.1
  • # Full Baths: 4.0
  • # Half Baths: 1.0
  • Bedroom 1 Level: Second
  • Bedroom 1 Dim: 17x14
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Second
  • Bedroom 2 Dim: 17x15
  • Bedroom 3 Dim: 15x15
  • Bedroom 4 Level: Third
  • Bedroom 4 Dim: 16x13
  • # Bedrooms: 5
  • Dining Room Dim: 15x14
  • Easement: Unknown
  • Family Room Dim: 17x14
  • Fireplace Desc: Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2, Dining Room, Library, Living Room, Rec Room
  • # Fireplaces: 8
  • Kitchen Dim: 24x18
  • Kitchen Area: Country Kitchen, Eat-In Kitchen, Pantry, See Remarks, Separate Dining Area
  • Kitchen Level: First
  • Basement Level Rooms: Family Room, Outside Entrance, Storage Room, Utility Room, Walkout, Workshop
  • Den Dim: 10x8
  • Den Level: First
  • Living Room Dim: 16x15
  • Dining Area: Formal Dining Room
  • Dining Room Level: First
  • Family Room Level: Basement
  • Other Room 1 Dim: 18x15
  • Other Room 2 Dim: 18x10
  • Other Room 3 Dim: 9x12
  • Other Room 4 Dim: 9x12
  • Living Room Level: First
  • Level 1 Rooms: Breakfst,DiningRm,Vestibul,Foyer,Kitchen,Laundry,Leisure,Library,LivingRm,OutEntrn,Pantry,PowderRm,Screened,SeeRem,SittngRm
  • Level 2 Rooms: 3 Bedrooms, Bath Main, Bath(s) Other, Office
  • Level 3 Rooms: 2Bedroom,BathOthr,Foyer,Leisure,SeeRem
  • Master Bedroom Desc: Fireplace, Full Bath, Walk-In Closet
  • # Rooms: 12
  • Other Room 3: Library
  • Other Room 1 Level: First
  • Other Room 4: SittngRm
  • Other Room 2 Level: Third
  • Other Room 5: Bedroom
  • Other Room 3 Level: Third
  • Other Room 6: Bedroom
  • Other Room 4 Level: Third
    Rental Information
  • Home Warranty: false

Property History for 277 Childs Road

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Nov 30, 2020

Listed (Active)

GSMLS #3680829

Aug 27, 2006

Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #247765484

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

GSMLS #3680829


Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #247765484


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 277 Childs Road

Taxable ValueLand$425,600Additions$926,000Total$1,351,600
Tax Record2020$27,408 ($2,284 / month)
Home Facts
Beds0Total Finished SqFt4,011 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt4,011 SqFtStories3Lot Size182,560 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1763Year Renovated1999ZoningR1CountySOMERSETAPN0200502000000004

Schools near 277 Childs Road

Mendham Country Day SchoolPrivatePK-60.1 mi
School of St. ElizabethPrivatePK-81.7 mi
Oak Street SchoolPublicK-52.0 mi
Ridge High SchoolPublic9-122.7 mi

Mendham Country Day School

PK-6, 0.1 mi, Private


School of St. Elizabeth

PK-8, 1.7 mi, Private


Oak Street School

K-5, 2.0 mi, Public


Ridge High School

9-12, 2.7 mi, Public


School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

Similar Homes

Sorry, we can't find any similar homes at this time. Please check back later.

Similar Sold Homes

Sorry, we can't find any similar sold homes at this time. Please check back later.

277 Childs Road is a single family home for sale in Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. This property was listed for sale on November 30, 2020 by KL SOTHEBY'S INT'L. REALTY at $1,699,000. It has been on the market for a total of 297 days and was last sold on August 28, 2006. This listing's school district is Bernards Township School District. Nearby schools include Oak Street School, William Annin Middle School and Ridge High School. 277 Childs Road is a 5-bed, 4.5-bath, single family home built in 1767.

No guarantee, warranty or representation of any kind is made regarding the completeness or accuracy of descriptions or measurements (including square footage measurements and property condition), such should be independently verified, and Compass expressly disclaims any liability in connection therewith. No financial or legal advice provided. Equal Housing Opportunity.


The data relating to the real estate for sale and sold listing information on this web site comes from the New Jersey Multiple Listing Service, Inc. Virtual Office Website (VOW) program and has been authorized by participating listing broker members for display. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Compass are marked with the NJMLS logo and include the name of the listing broker. Some properties listed with the participating brokers do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Last date updated 09/23/2021 06:03 AM Source: New Jersey Multiple Listing Service Inc. © 2021 New Jersey Multiple Listing Service Inc. All rights reserved. The data displayed relating to real estate for sale comes in part from the IDX Program of Garden State Multiple Listing Service, L.L.C. Real estate listings held by other brokerage firms are marked as IDX Listing. Copyright © 2021 Garden State Multiple Listing Service, L.L.C. All rights reserved.