Home Where Charles Lindbergh Once Lived Is for Sale in Princeton

He landed his plane at this property too.

lindbergh house

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White Cloud Farm has a fascinating history, which is why we’re straying a bit from our usual coverage area and heading on over to Lawrence Township. In 1930, Charles Lindbergh, his wife Anne Morrow Lindbergh and son Charles Lindbergh Jr. rented the farmhouse here — one of three parcels now for sale — while their own home was being built in East Amwell. Anne  wrote warmly in her diaries of the time the family spent there. Of course, Charles Jr. would be kidnapped from the East Amwell home in 1933, when the family spent an uncharacteristic overnight at their as-yet-unfinished home.

On a brighter note, the farm itself later became, according to the listing, a world-class, record-setting Swiss dairy farm. Having grown up in the city, I am impressed without understanding why. It is now owned by an architect/planner/designer/gentleman farmer, and his wife, a designer of couture cake stands.

So what’s on offer?

    Pool and Pool House
    Office West Wing & Library
    Pole Barn w/Sheep Stalls
    6 Room Barn Woodshop Lofts & Garage
    Sheep Barn w/ Hayloft
    Horse Run-in 4 stalls w/Tack Room
    Horse Run-in 2 stalls
    Silo w/Chicken Coop
    Machine/Mechanics Shop/Garage
    5-Bay Vehicle Storage Building
    Lord & Burnham Greenhouse
    5 Gated Fenced Pastures
    Lightning Protection on All Buildings
    Fountain and Fishpond
    Raised Gardens
    Numerous Bluestone Terraces
    Gated Entry

Beds: 3
Baths: 3
Square feet: 4,324
Price: $4,250,000

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• Listing: Address Withheld By Request, Princeton, NJ [Gloria Nilson and Co. Real Estate]