Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Aug. 20


This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough

About 54 properties available for your viewing pleasure in the Greater Baristaville area this Sunday.

32 Dodd Street, Montclair

List Price: $539,000
Taxes: $15,084
Acreage: 0.13
BRM/BTH: 4/2

Colonial near NYC bus, train, shops and restaurants at Watchung Plaza and Walnut Street. Easy access to Brookdale Park and Farmers Market. First floor includes living room, sunroom and dining room all with inlay ribbon hardwood floors and original wood trim plus updated kitchen with marble backsplash. Three bedrooms and updated bath on second floor and en-suite master bedroom on third floor. Finished recreation space and storage in basement. Backyard with one-car garage, mature plantings and tree house. Freshly painted inside and out. Open 1-4 p.m.

153 Highland Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $1,250,000

Taxes: $28,643
Acreage: 0.47
BRM/BTH: 7/4.1

Ninety-year-old Colonial featuring large, eat-in kitchen with Viking stove and stainless steel appliances, family room, living room with French doors leading to garden with view of New York City. First floor also features dining room and powder room. Home has large master bedroom with with walk-in closet. Basement ready to be finished by the new owner, features laundry room, full bath and entrance to two-car garage. Home sold “As Is,” Home Owners Warranty Included. Open 2-4 p.m.

137 Forest St, Montclair

List Price: $600,000
Taxes: $13,035
Acreage: 0.08
BRM/BTH: 3/2.2

Newer Colonial built in 2005/2006 is close to Walnut Street and Downtown Montclair and features a basement office that can be converted to mother/daughter space. Each of the three bedrooms on the top level are a good size and the master has its own en-suite bathroom. In addition to the open kitchen, there is a pantry area, formal dining room, additional home office space, a back deck, large powder room and a living room with balcony. Open 1-4 p.m.

756 Broad Street, Bloomfield

List Price: $294,000
Taxes: $8,464
Acreage: Not Available
BRM/BTH: 2/1.1

Cape Cod style two bedroom in Brookdale section with NYC bus directly across street. Hardwood floors throughout. Eat in kitchen offering breakfast bar and granite countertops. Main level features three-season Florida room, two bedrooms, full bath and large living room/dining room combo. Unfinished attic has potential. Natural sunlight fill the rooms. Partially finished basement has large family room, laundry room, storage and powder room. Open 2-4 p.m.

34 Sommer Avenue, Glen Ridge

List Price: $389,000

Taxes: $11,258
Acreage: .09
BRM/BTH: 3/1

Stone-front Colonial located in Carteret Park neighborhood. First floor features hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace in living room, a formal dining room, updated kitchen and an enclosed front porch. The second floor has three bedrooms with ample closet space and updated main bathroom. The backyard patio is good for BBQs. Home has two-car garage. Jitney service to the train station. Open 1-4 p.m.

54 Avon Drive, Essex Fells

List Price: $749,000
Taxes: $15,045
Acreage: .73

BRM/BTH: 4/3

Four-bedroom ranch on quiet street on almost three-quarters of an acre features slate foyer with Dutch door entrance, formal living room with large bay window and fireplace, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, lower-level family room with fireplace, attached 2-car garage and hardwood floors throughout. Walk-up full-sized attic offers potential for even more finished space. Home features new furnace from 2013, updated electrical service done in 2013, new hot water heater installed in 2013 and new central air in 2015. Open 2-4 p.m.

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