Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Oct. 8


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

The hot market marches on with more than 50 properties in the greater Baristaville area available for your viewing pleasure. The Colonial on Clarewill has fireplaces that were never used. I guess they gave Santa Claus a front door key.

140 Clarewill Ave, Montclair

List Price: $1,499,000
Taxes: $43,713
Acreage: 0.52
BRM/BTH: 6/4.1

Colonial featuring living room with access to patio; formal dining room; kitchen with stainless steel appliances and center island; family room; mudroom and powder room. Four bedrooms on the second floor including a master suite with renovated bath and custom closet; two additional renovated full baths and laundry room round out second floor. Third floor has two bedrooms, media room, office, full bath and large storage room. Home has central air, hardwood floors, new windows, generator and built-ins galore. Landscaped, fenced yard. Fireplaces never used and sold “as is.” Three blocks to Upper Montclair village and NYC direct train; 1 block to NYC bus. Open 1-4 p.m.

10 Holland Terrace, Montclair

List Price: $599,000

Taxes: $19,710
Acreage: 0.17
BRM/BTH: 5/2.1

1902 Colonial farmhouse with large front porch, foyer, living room, dining room, diamond-paned windows and eat-in kitchen. Family room leads to deck. Second floor feature master bedroom, two bedrooms and a renovated bath. Third floor has two bedrooms and a renovated bath. House is halfway between Edgemont Park and Watchung Plaza. Open 1-4 p.m.

182 Valley Road, Montclair

List Price: $599,900
Taxes: $13,162
Acreage: 0.11
BRM/BTH: 4/2.1

Colonial with updated baths; hardwood floors; moldings; kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, granite counter and ample cabinetry. Living room features a brick fireplace, built-in bookshelves and window seats. French doors lead to the bright sun-room which features a recently converted full bathroom. The formal dining room has French doors. Newly renovated bathroom on second floor and three bedrooms. Third floor bedroom can easily be converted into an office or play room. Open 1-5 p.m.

17 Warren St, Bloomfield

List Price: $379,900
Taxes: $13,560
Acreage: 0.13
BRM/BTH: 3/1.1

English Colonial with chestnut woodwork and hardwood floors throughout. First floor features vestibule, living room with wood-burning fireplace and formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, sun room and powder room. Second floor has three bedrooms and large bath with separate shower. Master bedroom has separate dressing room. Large attic can be framed for fourth bedroom/bath. Finished basement is clean and spacious, with separate laundry room. Upgraded 200 amp electric, new roof and freshly painted rooms. Two-car garage and paved drive. Open 1-4 p.m.

32 Clairidge Court, Glen Ridge

List Price: $775,000
Taxes: $20,645

Acreage: 0.17
BRM/BTH: 4/3.1

Updated Colonial with four bedrooms, 3.5 baths and den/library. Master bath on third floor features walk-in closet. Home has two-zone air conditioning. Finished basement with laundry room, full bath and plenty of storage. Minutes from Watchung Plaza train station, NYC bus, Glen Ridge Country Club, Brookdale Park, shops, restaurants and more. Jitney stops on street. Open 1-4 p.m.

23 Cottage Place, Nutley

List Price: $569,999
Taxes: $13,581
Acreage: Not available
BRM/BTH: 3/2.1

Colonial with open floor plan on deep lot in Spring Garden section of Nutley features three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, kitchen with stainless steel appliances, wood floors and large master bedroom with bath. Finished basement. Home sits on a dead end street near park and is meticulously landscaped. Open 1-3 p.m.

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