494 Lakewood Farmingdale Road

Howell, NJ
$ 3,499,000 Beds 2 Baths 1 Sq 2,952 Virtual Tour
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Sprawling across fourteen acres of lush grounds sits The Herbary at Bear Creek Farm-- a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity awaiting its next discerning buyer. Whether you’ve been searching for an extraordinary investment or a unique business opportunity, this elaborate property consists of a recently renovated two bedroom residence, a barn/gift shop, a greenhouse, a cafe, and ample working farmland. Complete with two chicken coops, a goat house, and a bunny house, this venue is ideal for those passionate about farmwork, agriculture, and entertainment. With beautifully maintained structures that are surrounded by serene outdoor seating areas, no detail of this premises has been left undone. Whether relaxing at the gazebo, picking up eggs from one of the two chicken coops, feeding the goats at the goat house, or purchasing plants near the greenhouse, this space has endless possibilities. Upon approaching the property, you’ll instantly be greeted by a welcoming barn/gift shop that is surrounded by extensive hardscaping and landscaping-- ideal for your guests to stop in and stay awhile. Nearby, there is an expansive greenhouse filled with bright vegetation, succulents, and ample space to host private events and dinner parties. A quaint cafe offers intricate vaulted ceilings with beams, a front desk area, and a coffee bar. Renovated to perfection, the single family residence enjoys open living and dining areas with hardwood floors, an upgraded chef’s kitchen, and two spacious bedrooms. Mention must be made of the spring pond, lovely courtyard, and the picturesque altar that is simply beautiful for hosting wedding celebrations. Thoughtfully designed and expertly constructed, The Herbary at Bear Creek Farm is a dream for both entertainers and entrepreneurs. With so much to offer, these lovingly maintained grounds are definitely a must see. This farmland has a desirable location on one of Howell Township’s most historic streets. Overlooking the Bear Swamp Brook and in close proximity to many established local businesses and parks-- this property has it all.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 3,499,000
  • City
  • Howell
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Municipality
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 1
  • County
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • Area
  • Howell Twp
  • Lot Size
  • 4.55 Acres
  • Zip
  • 07731
  • Sqr Footage
  • 2,952
  • Year Built
  • 1940
  • Taxes
  • $ 11667
  • Style
  • Farmhouse/National Folk
  • MLS#
  • NJMM2000138
Listed By: Compass New Jersey, LLC; (609) 710-2021
Data Source: Bright MLS



Accessibility None
Appliances Oven - Single, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave, Washer, Dryer
Architectural Style Farmhouse/National Folk
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 1
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Brick
Cool Fuel Other
Cooling Central A/C
Days on Market 392
Exterior Features Other
Garage Y/N No
Heating Radiator
Levels 1
Lot Size Square Feet 198198.00
MLS Area Howell Twp (21321)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession Settlement
Price Per Sq Ft 1185.3
Property Type Residential
Roof Asphalt
School District 300200396309
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Other
Structure Type Other
Subdivision Name SQUANKUM
Tax Annual Amount 11667.0
Tax Lot 00054
Tax Year 2021
Utilities Cable TV Available, Electric Available, Sewer Available, Water Available
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No
Zoning ARE6

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2952
Above Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N No
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Flooring Wood
Full Baths 1
Heating Fuel Oil
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Electric
Main Level Bedrooms 2
Total Baths 1
Total Bedrooms 2

Exterior Features

Living Area 2952
Inclusions Please see attached document.
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Size Acres 4.55
Lot Size Source Assessor
Navigable Water Y/N No
Type of Parking Parking Lot
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Well
Water View Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

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Based on the average sale price from the Jackson, NJ office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $2,268
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

8/30/2021 Listed $3,499,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 07731

AVG $620K
AVG $8,875
AVG 86
Year Built
AVG 1979
AVG 23
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494 Lakewood Farmingdale Road Howell, NJ is a Single Family Home for sale at $3499000 with 2952 sqft and a lot size of 4.55 Acres Acre(s). 494 Lakewood Farmingdale Road Howell has 2 bedrooms, 1 baths and was built in 1940. The property's zip code is 07731 which is in Howell, NJ

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