This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough
It’s the middle of August but the summer market is still going strong with more than 35 homes open this weekend in Montclair and neighboring towns.
List Price: $1,150,000
Classic old charm meets modern custom renovation. Brick colonial on a hill with magnificent New York City skyline views. Perfect open floor plan.Gourmet kitchen with carrera marble counters, Stainless steel appliances. Coffered ceiling with built-in lighting, beautiful moldings, parquet floors, second floor laundry, state of the art security, sonos sound system, four and a half new bathrooms. Master with walk-in closet and sitting room. Bluestone terrace in front and patio in back. All newly professionally landscaped to provide privacy. Private drive serves three homes in enclave. Close to Upper Montclair Village, New York City train and bus, movies, shops restaurants and parks. Open 2 to 4 p.m.
List Price: $499,000
Wonderful, light-filled, side-hall colonial with wraparound porch in Brookdale section. Located At end of cul de sac, one block from Brookdale school and NYC bus; close to shops, restaurants, and Olmsted-designed 121 acre Brookdale park. Hardwood floors, stainless kitchen appliances, wood-burning fireplace in LR. Dining room has wainscoting and built-ins. Master has custom California closet system and gorgeous bathroom with soaker tub, walk-in shower and heated floor. Finished basement is complete with a wet bar. Attached one-car garage, covered side porch, and both a deck and a bluestone patio out back in the landscaped, fenced-in yard. Open 2 to 4 p.m.
List Price: $689,000
Delightful four bedroom, two bath Colonial on lush .41 acre property. Beautiful period details include hardwood ribbon inlay floors, mullioned windows, natural wood trim and formal dining room with plate rail and fireplace. An oversized living room is perfectly suited to entertaining. Gracious master bedroom with two deep closets. Abundant upgrades include modern baths, CAC, new roof & driveway, heated entry porch & stunning kitchen with two sinks, Wolf range, stainless steel appliances, wet bar & dining area surrounded by windows. The large deck overlooks park-like, fenced yard with mature landscaping, vegetable garden & new garage. Open 1 to 4 p.m.
List Price: $829,000
Gracious Afterglow Tudor on beautiful property. Abundant architectural detail, including hardwood floors, natural woodwork, leaded glass windows, crown molding, slate roof, blue stone path. Welcoming foyer leads to French doors opening to conservatory/family room with deck beyond. Impressive living room with fireplace, game alcove, built-ins and decorative plaster ceiling. Formal dining room with chair rail and bay window. Eat-in kitchen features Viking range, peninsula workspace, built-ins, laundry and pantry. Master bedroom with walk-in closets, private bath and French doors to porch. Open 2 to 4 p.m.