The Cottages At Vernon Manor

Peapack & Gladstone, NJ

During its heyday, the 200-acre Peapack estate of lawyer (and C.L. Blair son-in-law) Richard V.N. Gambrill known as Vernon Manor consisted of a stately brick Georgian mansion, stable complex, and dairy farm.

Over time, the philanthropic Gambrill family donated portions of their property which eventually became the settings for Peapack-Gladstone First Aid Squad, St. Luke’s church rectory and the borough’s former elementary school, later converted to Peapack & Gladstone’s Municipal Complex comprised of municipal offices, police department, gymnasium, and library.

Adjacent to the complex, Vernon Manor’s original 19th century dairy barn still stands. Award-winning revitalization and adaptive reuse by prominent local developer Jessica Associates has resulted in boutique retail on the historic structure’s main floor and storage facilities on its lower level.

Forthcoming plans for the storied property include the introduction of “The Cottages at Vernon Manor,” an exclusive, compact enclave of luxury residences. The Cottages will exude timeless architectural design honoring the best of Peapack & Gladstone’s turn-of-the-century vernacular.

Nineteen upscale residences housed within 5 “cottage” structures will each feature high-end appointments, open floor plan, high ceilings, full kitchen, and ample living space. A quintessential English-style courtyard will be the community focal point, landscaped with heritage trees, stone retaining walls, ornamental plantings and patterned walkways networked with downtown borough sidewalks.

Situated squarely in the center of town, The Cottages will overlook Liberty Park and offer pedestrian-friendly proximity of shops, eateries, services, public transportation, and municipal services.

The Cottages at Vernon Manor furthers our mission to redirect development in NJ’s suburban towns away from ecologically sensitive areas along their periphery and toward already-developed in-town sites.