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

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Jan. 25

BY  |  Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 1:10pm  |  COMMENTS (2)

Approximately 90 properties are open this Sunday, including the following five:

montclair01257 Waterbury Rd., Montclair

List Price: $825,000

Taxes: $21,337

Acreage: 0.24

5BR/2.1BA

New to the market, this circa 1899 colonial has an updated kitchen with granite; hardwood floors; a family room with a vaulted ceiling, two skylights and a gas fireplace; and a dining room with a wood-burning fireplace. The nine-room house also has crown molding, custom built-ins and a new roof and landscaping. There is a partially finished, full basement and a two-car detached garage. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Pinnacle Buys Lackawanna Plaza, NY Times Measures Montclair’s Growing Pains

BY  |  Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 9:28am  |  COMMENTS (20)

crane in montclairOngoing conflict over development in Montclair made the New York Times yesterday, in an article entitled Montclair’s City-Suburb Conflict Surfaces in New Development.

The article echoes concerns familiar to Baristanet readers of residents fearful of the impact that MC Hotel and Valley & Bloom “a pair of six-story buildings, an eight-story hotel and a refurbished parking deck” would have on the town. Continue Reading

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Jan. 18

BY  |  Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 10:02am  |  COMMENTS (0)

About 72 properties are open this Sunday, with a diverse range of architectural styles and prices represented.

glenridge011814 Cambridge Rd., Glen Ridge

List Price: $995,000

Taxes: $31,679

Acreage: 0.44

4BR/4.1BA

New to the market, this 11-room center hall colonial has numerous fireplaces, crown molding, French doors and high ceilings. There is an office next to the updated kitchen. Other highlights include central air, a slate patio, a finished basement and a detached three-car garage with loft storage. The house was built in 1924. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, Jan. 11

BY  |  Saturday, Jan 10, 2015 5:39pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

About 77 properties are open this weekend, with houses in West Orange and Millburn making up the majority of the listings. Nothing is open in Glen Ridge.

maplewood0111189 Garfield Pl., Maplewood

List Price: $389,000

Taxes: $7,213

Acreage: 0.10

4BR/2BA

A new listing, this eight-room side hall colonial has an updated kitchen with a pantry, a wood-burning fireplace in the living room, a walk-in closet in the master bedroom, an enclosed front porch and a fenced-in backyard. There is a full, unfinished basement and a two-car detached garage. The house was constructed in 1928. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading

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