Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter, actress, and talk show hostess Queen Latifah has placed her New Jersey estate on the market for $2.4 million. The property, situated on nine acres in Colts Neck, New Jersey, is surrounded by equestrian farms and estates, meandering country roads and sprawling parks. Among the features are: more than 7,000 square-feet of living space, outdoor recreation areas, heated Olympic-sized swimming pool and luxury amenities. The custom home was built in 2001.
“Many incredible memories have been shared with those closest to me and my family in this home,” said Latifah.
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.
Long considered one of hip-hop’s pioneer female artists, Queen 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.
Take at look inside Queen Latifah’s mansion.