COLTS NECK, N.J., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. is pleased to announce that Robin Jackson, an award-winning sales associate, has been selected to market and sell a private retreat owned by Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter, actress, and talk show hostess Queen Latifah. The property, situated on nine acres in Colts Neck, N.J., will be marketed through the company's luxury division, Coldwell Banker Previews(R) International.
Surrounded by equestrian farms and estates, meandering country roads and sprawling parks, the property is being offered at $2,399,000. Among the features are: a residence offering more than 7,000 square-feet of living space, outdoor recreation areas, heated Olympic-sized swimming pool and luxury amenities.
The property is the first luxury home that Latifah purchased. The custom home, built in 2001, was designed for comfort and entertaining, and has been used as a retreat and gathering place for family and friends over the years.
"Many incredible memories have been shared with those closest to me and my family in this home," said Latifah. "I am confident that the new owners will love the home and the Colts Neck community as much as I do."
Long considered one of hip-hop's pioneer female artists, Latifah is a singer-songwriter, actress, model, television producer, record producer and talk show hostess. She has earned a Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, and Emmy and Academy Award nominations. Her most recent endeavor, the Queen Latifah Show, has earned her a nomination for best new talk show host from the People's Choice Awards.
Classic and contemporary best describe the transitionally styled home which combines traditional design with contemporary architectural details. The 6-bedroom home features an open floor plan with hardwood flooring throughout, a grand foyer, and sunken two-story great room with gas fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to decks. Other amenities include a library with gas fireplace, half bath, an office with gas fireplace and private deck overlooking professionally landscaped grounds, and an au pair suite with full bath.
The kitchen features cream color glaze finished cabinets, a custom marble and bamboo backsplash, marble counter-tops, high-end stainless steel appliances, butler's pantry, dining area and sunroom.
The second floor offers a private sitting area and balcony overlooking the great room. The master bedroom suite features hardwood floors, a double sided gas fireplace, ample closets and private deck. The luxury master bath offers a steam shower, marble Jacuzzi soaking tub, skylight, his and hers vanities and private rest rooms. In addition, there are four sizable bedrooms with two Jack and Jill baths and an upstairs laundry room. The interior was decorated by Elegant Interiors by Sabrina.
"I am honored to represent this spectacular home which offers traditional elegance and unique contemporary designs to suit a variety of homebuyers' taste," said Jackson. "Even though the home is large, it has a cozy relaxing feel which makes it perfect for families or for entertaining. Colts Neck offers extraordinary opportunities for those seeking privacy and tranquility in a quiet community which offers nearby amenities like the Jersey Shore, fine dining, theaters, and the arts. Delicious Orchards, a family owned market, is nearby and a particular favorite of Queen Latifah. The home is within easy commuting distance of New York City and Philadelphia."
Jackson has more than 10 years of expertise in marketing and selling luxury homes. With a reputation for discretion, she has served numerous business leaders and corporate executives throughout her real estate career. Jackson is an award winning professional who received training at the Princeton School of Real Estate and earned a Bachelor of Arts at SUNY. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors®, the New Jersey Association of Realtors® and the Mercy County Board of Realtors®.
The Coldwell Banker Previews International® program has been a world leader in the marketing of luxury homes since 1933. The exclusive group of certified Coldwell Banker Previews Property Specialists make up more than 10 percent of the Coldwell Banker sales professionals worldwide and participated in more than 16,400 transaction sides of homes priced $1 million or more in 2012. On average, the Previews unit handles $86.1 million in luxury homes sales every day, with an average sales price of $1.93 million.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, a leading residential real estate brokerage company, operates 56 offices with approximately 3,200 sales associates serving all communities from Rockland County, N.Y. to Monmouth County, New Jersey. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. is part of NRT LLC, the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage company. Visit www.ColdwellBankerMoves.com for more information.
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