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Christie’s Northern New Jersey is pleased to market the sale of a true one-of-a-kind French Masterpiece in Saddle River

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Saddle River NJ, Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey, an exclusive partner of Christie’s International Real Estate, voted Christie’s Affiliate of the Year in 2017 and 2018, and the fastest growing real estate brokerage in northern New Jersey, proudly announced today that 12 Warewoods Road, Saddle River, is currently listed for sale by Realtor® Associates, Zeibour “Susan” Koushagjian, and Kevork “George” Koushagjian, of the Mahwah/Saddle River Sales Gallery. The brokerage notably leads as the #1 real estate brokerage for $1 million + transactions in Northwest Bergen County year to date as per the New Jersey Multiple Listing Service.

George, widely known as George Kevo by friends and associates, served as the mastermind behind the home’s design and construction through his company, Kevo Development. In his over 27 years leading Kevo Development, he has built a fine reputation on stringent quality control and unrivaled attention to detail. His portfolio of lavish and elegant homes has given him widespread recognition in the construction of sophisticated luxury estates. 

This true one-of-a-kind stunning French masterpiece is set on two private gated acres on an exclusive cul-de-sac and is located just 25 minutes from New York City. This rare estate features over 19,000 square feet of luxurious living space offering seven bedroom suites, nine full bathrooms and three powder rooms. Uniquely crafted, this French Chateau boasts an elegant facade constructed entirely of gold limestone imported from Jerusalem and is a dream-home come true for those who appreciate the ultimate in quality, craftsmanship, technology, and art.

“We are very proud to bring to market this magnificent property, providing opportunities for opulent and private living and entertaining, offering unique craftsmanship, finishes and amenities, all with such close proximity to New York City,” said Sonja Cullaro, Executive Vice President of Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey.  “This spectacular home offers a perfect combination of timeless elegance and luxury as well as modern comfort, functionality and efficiency, with its impressive efficient and smart home features.  Truly every detail has been carefully thought of and masterfully executed, resulting in this estate of the highest caliber.”

Upon entering this palatial home through the custom wrought-iron estate entry doors, you will be awestruck by the timeless beauty, opulent finishes, and fervent attention to detail. Welcoming you inside the home is a two-story coffered ceiling entrance foyer with a graceful double bridal staircase made of marble and hand-forged wrought-iron railings. Your eyes can’t help but survey the unique polished marble flooring with elaborate borders and ornate medallions that were hand-cut and masterfully laid seamlessly from room to room throughout the level with radiant heat. As you travel from room to room, you will feel as though you are inside of a work of art with hand painted walls, murals, and gold leaf trim that adorn every square inch. 

Off the foyer you will find a gracious piano room with custom fireplace, an elegant great room with coffered ceiling and fireplace, and an oversized formal dining room. The gourmet chef’s kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and breakfast room overlooks the oversized family room with a spectacular custom wet bar. A custom cherry library with coffered ceilings and fireplace, guest suite with private Jacuzzi bath, two powder rooms, and oversized laundry room with two sets of washers and dryers and custom cabinetry complete this level.

Ascend the custom commercial elevator with custom paneling and marble flooring, that leads to all four levels of the home, to the second floor to find four-bedroom suites. There is a magnificent second story great room with fireplace and surround sound. Completing this level is the majestic master suite, a luxurious space with fireplace, surround sound, and sitting room with built-in bar and access to a private balcony with built-in automatic snow melting system overlooking the manicured private property and backyard oasis. Relax in the grand master bathroom boasting an oversized whirlpool bath, steam shower with multi-spray heads and sound system. The dressing area is complete with built-in mirrors and four oversized walk-in closets.

The third level offers an oversized bonus space with full marble bathroom. The lower level of the home is an entertainer’s paradise providing many features of entertainment including a billiard room with fireplace, golf simulator, professional movie theater, top-of-the-line audio and video equipment, custom wine with climate control, music recording studio, a gym and so much more. There is a full guest suite with walk-in closet and full bathroom, mudroom area with three large closets, and a powder room.


Outdoors, the perfectly manicured property offers a grand water park-like oversized pool with water slide, four waterfalls and grotto with a swim out. The patio is finished in dolomitic limestone, staying cool on those hot days, and is complete with cabana featuring a full bathroom with shower, changing room, and kitchen.

For more information on this unique property, contact listing agent Zeibour “Susan” Koushagjian, at 201-726-6535 or skoushagjian@christiesrennj.com

About Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey
Christie’s International Real Estate Northern New Jersey is an exclusive partner of Christie’s International Real Estate (CIRE) and the recipient of the Christie’s Affiliate of the Year award in 2017 and 2018. The CIRE brand is a global real estate network of more than 31,000 agents across 48 countries, representing annual sales volume of more than $100 billion.  CIRE – Northern New Jersey has offices in Alpine/Closter, Mahwah/Saddle River, Franklin Lakes/Wyckoff, Ridgewood, Ho-Ho-Kus, Hoboken, Allendale, Westwood, Montclair, Fair Haven, Ringwood, and Summit, NJ, with other locations coming soon. With a staff of accomplished real estate agents and brokers, its clients receive the highest levels of customer service and customized, personalized real estate services. CIRE – Northern New Jersey provides local expertise with global connections. For more information, call 201-962-9555 or visit www.christiesrennj.com.

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