This famous and spectacular Gothic Revival Victorian, once featured in the New York Times home section, was built for the 1876 Worlds Exhibition and sits just 4 blocks from the beautiful beaches of Spring Lake on the Atlantic Ocean. Tasteful renovations seamlessly blend historic craftsmanship and modern amenities while preserving its original character. The mahogany front porch welcomes you to three levels of extraordinary spaces with attention to detail uniting living, entertaining, and dining spaces. The chef's kitchen is exceptional with custom cabinets, granite counters, Viking double oven, Sub Zero glass door refrigerator, modern wine cooler/freezer built-into an antique French armoire, and restored nickel Duparqet Stove from 1905. Other interior amenities include a side and rear covered porch, 12' ceilings on the first floor floor, pocket doors, custom mill work & built-ins, and private staircase off the 2nd level to an office located in the top of the tower with water views. Master bedroom hosts spacious dressing room with walk-in-closet, fireplace and full bath with double vanity, tub and shower. Three additional bedrooms, full bath and laundry complete the second level. Front and back staircases access the third level where you will find two bedrooms plus a utility/hobby room, full bath and large game room equipped with a pool table, wet bar and built in seating. Beautiful gardens, mature trees and a heated in-ground salt water pool create a secluded backyard setting for peaceful relaxation or entertaining. Plenty of parking and just moments from parks, restaurants, nightlife, and charming town of Spring Lake. If you love a one-of-a-kind home that is inviting and warm from the first step into it's beautiful marble foyer, then you will appreciate this very special place.