Resources Real Estate Presents Cobble Close Farm Historic Property

Resources Real Estate presents Cobble Close Farm: For the first time since 1953, the main house of Cobble Close Farm has been brought to market.

Cobble Close Farm, a French country estate located in Middletown, NJ, was built in the 1920s for Herbert Straus, an heir of Macy’s co-owner and U.S. Congressman Isidor Straus, who perished on the Titanic with his wife, Ida, who refused a seat in a lifeboat to remain at her husband’s side while the ship was sinking.

Originally built on 143 acres, Herbert sought to create an estate in the French Norman style built with materials transported from Europe. The property is currently approximately 13 acres with four private residences built of stucco and cast stone with red, ceramic-tiled roofs and surrounded by fountains, gardens, a pool, lawns bordered by Greco-Roman statues, and an orangery. 

Despite the old world grandeur, the available home for sale is a converted dairy barn that measures 4,950 square feet and features a solarium, magnificent parlor and dining room, and an adjacent three-bedroom apartment. Its unique character has made it a favorite location for fashion, film and television shoots.

“I am so excited to bring such a unique piece of history to the market,” said listing agent Katherine Raftery, Sales Associate at Resources Real Estate. “This is truly a rare opportunity – the setting and architecture are something that must be seen to fully appreciate.”

This Historic Property can also be seen as featured in the NY Post here : 310 Cooper Road

The property is in a tranquil, rural setting adjacent to Navesink Country Club and just a short drive to Red Bank and the beach. The home is available for viewing by appointment only on March 14, 2023 and interested parties should contact Katherine Raftery at Resources Real Estate’s Rumson office at 732-212-0440.

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