16 Morrison St,
Bernards Twp. NJ

5 beds | 3.1 baths | 0.46 Acres | MLS/ID#: 3570220


This stately brick-front Colonial with a flexible floor plan offers a rare opportunity to enjoy fine neighborhood living on desirable Morrison Street, a quiet cul-de-sac in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township.

Beautifully updated and maintained, an open concept first-floor features gathering spaces enhanced with architectural details and designer touches. A chef’s kitchen with professional-grade appliances and a large center island opens to the sun-filled family room with skylights and a gas fireplace. Both rooms offer access to the deck for outdoor entertaining and everyday living. The adjacent office or den presents two walls of tall windows inviting in the natural light. For more formal occasions, the living and dining rooms are elegantly appointed for memorable entertaining. The mudroom, with access to the outdoors, built-ins and a closet, completes the first floor.

Upstairs, the master suite features a walk-in closet and recently updated master bath with a double vanity and luxurious soaking tub. Three additional bedrooms, each with hardwood floors, provide ample personal space. Additionally, a generously-sized fifth bedroom/bonus room features custom built-ins and a wealth of storage options.

The finished lower level includes a recreation room containing a bar that flows to the media room, two expansive areas that are ideal for casual entertaining and relaxation. This level also has a full bath. 

Situated on a professionally landscaped property, an open yard with green lawns is surrounded by tall shade trees offering privacy and dappled shade, while the roomy two-tiered deck and paver patio are well suited for lively outdoor gatherings or quiet enjoyment.

Providing a convenient yet private location, this home is close to town and mass transit.
Bedrooms 5
Full Bathrooms 3
Half Bathrooms 1
Property Type Rental
Acreage 0.46


Elementary OAK ST
Middle W ANNIN
Number of Rooms 10
Basement Yes
Basement Desc. Finished
Renovation Year 2015
Community Living No

Co-listing Courtesy of: Whitney Saunders

  • Smoke Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Track Lighting
  • Blinds
  • CO Detector
  • Skylight


  • Dryer
  • Microwav
  • OvnWElec
  • Washer
  • CookGas
  • Dishwshr
  • Refrig
  • Disposal


  • Family Room
  • Gas Fireplace


  • Carpeting
  • Tile
  • Wood


  • Forced Hot Air
  • Multi-Zone

Fuel type

  • Gas-Natural


  • Central Air
  • Multi-Zone Cooling
  • Ceiling Fan


  • Public Water

Water heater

  • Gas


  • Public Sewer


  • Cable TV Available
  • Fiber Optic Available
  • Garbage

Room layout

Room Dimensions Floor
Master Bedroom 13x18 Second
Bedroom 2 13x13 Second
Bedroom 3 13x12 Second
Dining Room 14x12 First
Family Room 14x21 First
Kitchen 24x13 First
Living Room 13x20 First
Office 13x15 First
4th Bedroom 12x12 Second
  • Underground Lawn Sprinkler
  • Patio
  • Deck
  • Thermal Windows/Doors


  • 2 Spaces
  • DoorOpnr
  • Attached
  • InEntrnc


  • Paver Block


  • Open Lot
  • Cul-De-Sac
  • Level Lot


Whitney Saunders



Bernards Twp. (Basking Ridge), NJ real estate market

Basking Ridge in Bernards Township has retained its small-town charm for over 200 years. Most of the shops, restaurants, and services along tree-lined South Finley Avenue are located in historic 19th-century houses. In fact, the downtown area has so much history that it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.

Bernards Township was originally formed by Royal Charter as Bernardston Township. The name Bernards Township was given to the area in 1760 by King George II to honor Sir Francis Bernard, Provincial Governor of New Jersey from 1758 to 1760. It was incorporated as Bernards Township in 1798. Basking Ridge, Liberty Corner, Lyons, and West Millington are located within Bernards Township, while Martinsville is split between Bernards and Bridgewater Townships.

Even though maps indicate that Basking Ridge is a small commercial district in the northeast section of Bernards, about 95% of the township is referred to as Basking Ridge and has a Basking Ridge postal address. The only major parts of Bernards that do not have Basking Ridge addresses are the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lyons and Liberty Corner, a small historic district in the southern portion of the township.

The Bernards Township municipal building on Collyer Lane is housed in a circa 1912 brick Tudor mansion detailed with French pocket doors, maple and mahogany paneling, and marble fireplaces. The house and its 28 acres were sold to the township by John Jacob Astor VI for $140,000 in 1968.

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