Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Mar. 22

BY  |  Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (1)

Some 125 properties are showing on this first open house weekend of spring, including the following five new listings:

montclair0322196 Inwood Ave., Montclair

List Price: $769,000

Taxes: $22,707

Acreage: 0.26

5BR/2.1BA

Just listed, this nine-room Victorian features classic attributes, including a wraparound porch, high ceilings, large rooms and a wood-burning fireplace. Modernity is accounted for in the updated kitchen and bathrooms. The wood floors have been refinished. There is central air. The roof is new. There is a full, unfinished basement; there is no garage. The house was built in 1906 and renovated in 2012. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Mar. 15

BY  |  Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 5:04pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Approximately 115 properties are open this Sunday as the real estate market heads into the busy spring season. Here are six:

montclair0315349 Upper Mountain Ave., Montclair

List Price: $1,249,000

Taxes: $29,929

Acreage: 0.53

5BR/3.1BA

This just-listed, 10-room, circa 1890 Queen Anne Victorian has been restored and renovated to include an updated kitchen and bathrooms. The utilities have been upgraded as well; there is a new boiler, standby generator and central air. The house was renovated in 2008. Many period details remain, such as a wraparound porch, high ceilings and stained glass windows. There is an unfinished basement and a one-car garage/carriage house that has been finished. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Mar. 8

BY  |  Saturday, Mar 07, 2015 11:30am  |  COMMENTS (2)

Approximately 87 properties are open this weekend, including the following five:

montclair0308470 Park St., Montclair

List Price: $869,000

Taxes: $28,409

Acreage: 0.43

5BR/3BA

Just listed, this nine-room center hall colonial has an updated kitchen, a wood-burning fireplace and French doors in the living room, central air, a three-season porch, deck and in-ground pool. The master suite has a dressing room with a study that could be used as a bedroom. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on the third floor. There is a partially finished basement and a two-car detached garage. The house was built in 1924. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Mar. 1

BY  |  Saturday, Feb 28, 2015 5:26pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Close to 110 properties are showing this weekend, more than recent weeks. Some notable condos are among the listings.

montclair030165-67 Union St., Unit 2, Montclair

List Price: $299,000

Taxes: $7,265

Association Fee: $435

2BR/1BA

This first-floor, five-room condo, a corner unit, has hardwood floors, high ceilings, an eat-in kitchen and updated bathroom. Just listed and built in approximately 1923, the unit also has a walk-in closet, a dining room with a coffered ceiling, an in-unit washer/dryer and extra storage in the basement. Cats are OK, dogs need approval.  Open 1 to 4 p.m.

montclair0301_2Also showing in Montclair, 61 S. Fullerton Ave., Unit 31, is the penthouse unit and has 10-foot ceilings, wall-to-wall windows on two sides and an open floor plan. There are two bedrooms and one-and-a-half bathrooms. The kitchen has been updated and has a center island; the dining room has a coffered ceiling and French doors that lead to a balcony. The property was just listed at $379,000. Taxes are $8,850; the association fee is $630. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Feb. 22

BY  |  Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 11:22am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Approximately 70 properties are open this Sunday, in line with recent weeks. Here are five.

montclair022214 Northview Ave., Montclair

List Price: $499,000

Taxes: $13,839

Acreage: 0.10

4BR/1.1BA

Just listed, this eight-room colonial has an updated kitchen with a breakfast bar, a fireplace in the living room, a patio, deck and new exterior paint. There is an unfinished basement; there is no garage. The house was built in 1922 and renovated in 2007. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Feb. 15

BY  |  Saturday, Feb 14, 2015 5:21pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Approximately 72 properties are showing this Sunday, including the following new listings:

glenridge0215134 Midland Ave., Glen Ridge

List Price: $449,900

Taxes: $11,792

Acreage: 0.17

4BR/1BA

New to the market, this eight-room, 2,016-square-foot colonial has a new kitchen with granite and a walk-in pantry, hardwood floors throughout and new carpeting on the third floor. One room could be used as a fifth bedroom. There is an unfinished basement and a one-car detached garage. The house was constructed in approximately 1915. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Pinnacle Joins with Hampshire in Developing The MC Montclair Hotel (Updated)

BY  |  Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (39)

The MC Montclair Hotel

UPDATE: To clarify questions from comments by readers, The MC Montclair Hotel will still be part of the Marriott Autograph Collection but will be managed by the Aparium Hotel Group.

Pinnacle Companies announced this week it will partner with Hampshire Companies, a full-service, private real estate investment firm, to develop The MC Montclair Hotel in Montclair. The 148-room luxury boutique hotel, to be located at the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Orange Road, will include a rooftop bar, farm-to-table restaurant, conference center and a public art atrium.

The Hampshire/Pinnacle team will submit final construction plans in March, with an anticipated spring groundbreaking.

In addition, Pinnacle announced that the Chicago-based Aparium Hotel Group will manage the hotel.

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Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Feb. 8

BY  |  Saturday, Feb 07, 2015 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Around 80 properties are showing this weekend, double last week’s volume. Here are four:

montclair020842 Melrose Pl., Montclair

List Price: $675,000

Taxes: $22,175

Acreage: 0.29

6BR/4.1BA

New to the market, this 12-room colonial has a renovated kitchen with granite and cherry wood cabinets. Other upgrades include first-floor central air, a new hallway bathroom and a playroom and powder room in the finished basement. Laundry is on the first floor. Original details include high ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace. There is a two-car detached garage. The house, which is situated on a corner lot, was constructed in 1902 and renovated in 2008. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Learn About Solar Panels at This Montclair Event

BY  |  Friday, Feb 06, 2015 3:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Solar Panels

The Montclair Office of Environmental Affairs is hosting a free event about roof solar panels on Thursday, February 12, to answer all your questions about costs, special deals, and incentives

The Solar Homes Montclair discussion will bring several solar companies together to provide clear presentations with information explaining financial options, leasing versus buying, and respond to every question so residents can make responsible choices.

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Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Feb 1.

BY  |  Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 9:26am  |  COMMENTS (0)

It’s a not-so-super open house Sunday in terms of volume, with only around 42 properties showing.

montclair0201768 Valley Rd., Montclair

List Price: $299,000

Taxes: $12,301

Acreage: 0.13

3BR/1BA

Just listed and “ready for renovation,” this six-room colonial has hardwood floors, a fireplace in the living room, an enclosed porch, a walk-up attic that could be converted into an office or den and a new gas boiler. There is an unfinished basement and a one-car detached garage. The house, which was built in 1922, is situated on a corner lot. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

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Thanks for reporting on this, Steven. I'm looking forward to learning about the Board's vision for the district with the addition of Eve Robinson and Laura Hertzog.

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