BY Erica Dietsche | Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 9:19am
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Lots of relatively inexpensive and architecturally diverse offerings are among the 100-plus properties showing this weekend. Here are five:
84 Mt. Hebron Rd., Montclair
List Price: $479,000
New to the market, this eight-room colonial has an updated kitchen, floor-to-ceiling casement windows in the dining room, a bay window and a wood-burning fireplace in the living room and a first-floor den/office. There are hardwood floors throughout. Outside, there is a fenced-in yard, stone patio and perennial gardens. The circa 1948 house also has a partially finished basement and a one-car attached garage. Open 2 to 4 p.m.
BY Erica Dietsche | Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 10:20pm
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It’s another busy open house Sunday, with about 125 properties showing. Here are five:
105 Sherman Ave., Glen Ridge
List Price: $549,000
This just-listed, just-renovated, 12-room colonial with Victorian details has an updated kitchen with a painted tin ceiling; a heated sunroom with a vaulted ceiling and beleved glass windows; and a third floor with an office, guest room, bonus room and full bathroom. Parquet floors, beamed ceilings and original panel doors are among the period details. There is a full, unfinished, walkout basement and a two-car detached garage. The house, built in 1890 and renovated this year, is on a dead-end street. Open 1 to 4 p.m.
BY Erica Dietsche | Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 9:36am
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It’s the busiest open house weekend in months, with more than 160 properties showing. This week’s highlights include new listings in Montclair, Glen Ridge and Bloomfield. And, a historic house in Bloomfield lived in by prominent local families is also open.
11 Willowdale Ct., Montclair
List Price: $369,000
New to the market, this eight-room colonial has an open floor plan, an updated kitchen with granite countertops, hardwood floors, a jacuzzi tub in the main bathroom, a fireplace in the living room, a bay window in the dining room and a patio. The heating and cooling systems have been upgraded, and the water heater and roof are newer. There is a finished, full basement. There is no garage. The house, built in 1923 and renovated in 2006, is located on a cul-de-sac. Open 1 to 4 p.m.
BY Erica Dietsche | Saturday, Sep 06, 2014 2:00pm
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The open house scene has picked up with the new school year, with over 100 properties showing this weekend. Highlights include some new listings, recent reductions and the one-time home of first lady Frances Cleveland.
30 Essex Rd., Essex Fells
List Price: $599,000
Recently reduced by $24,000, this seven-room colonial has a newer kitchen, hardwood floors and finishes and a master bedroom with a balcony. The roof, heating and central air are new. The seven-room house also has a fireplace in the living room; a walk-out backyard terrace; a partially finished, full, walkout basement; and a one-car attached garage. Open 1 to 4 p.m.
BY Erica Dietsche | Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 10:08am
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Just about 22 properties are open this Sunday. Many are touting reduced price tags.
85 Park Ave., Unit 401, Glen Ridge
List Price: $515,000
Association Fee: $441
Situated on the top floor of The Reserve, this four-room condo, a corner unit, has an open floor plan, high ceilings, large windows, in-unit laundry, hardwood floors and many luxurious details, including cherry cabinets in the kitchen and marble in the master bathroom. The building, built in 2007, has a doorman, courtyard, clubhouse, exercise room and garage parking. The asking price was reduced by $20,000 (4%) two weeks ago; it’s been on the market for a little over two months. Open 2 to 4 p.m. Continue Reading
BY Baristanet Staff | Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 11:00am
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A new custom Colonial home on Cedar Avenue in Monclair is currently up for auction with minimum bids starting at $795,000.
The 4 bedroom 2 en-suite), 5 baths home has Samoan Mahogany hard wood floors throughout; a gourmet kitchen with imported ceramic tile floor features Thermador appliances, chef’s stove, beautiful soft closing Century kitchen cabinets, two sinks, granite countertops and a marble back splash; an extraordinary second floor master bedroom suite which runs the entire depth of the house featuring a gas fireplace, his and hers walk-in closets and en-suite bathroom; a finished basement with designer cork flooring featuring an entertaining kitchen, sauna, wine-cellar, bonus room with bathroom, and room for a home theatre and home gym.
BY Erica Dietsche | Sunday, Aug 24, 2014 8:37am
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Just about 70 properties are open this Sunday, many of them holdovers from early summer. Many of the open houses are in West Orange.
50 Pine St., Unit 307, Montclair
List Price: $229,000
Association Fee: n/a
New to the market, this circa 1989, four-room, two-floor townhouse has a recently renovated kitchen and bathroom and two custom walk-in closets. A deck with a garden, security system and parking spot are among the other highlights. Pets are allowed. Open 1 to 4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 2:45pm
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Want to go back to a simpler time? How about a historic farm property with a Victorian Farmhouse, genuine red barn and greenhouse, minutes from Montclair and transportation to NYC.
Priced at $525,900 (taxes $10,326/2013), the well maintained Victorian Farmhouse, located at 3 Harrison Ave. in Roseland, is one of the original houses in the town of Roseland that evolved from a much older farm dwelling. The half acre property includes an 1870s barn, hobby greenhouse and vegetable garden.
BY Erica Dietsche | Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 11:28am
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A look at some of the new listings open this weekend:
369 Park St., Montclair
List Price: $1,275,000
Just listed, this fully renovated, 10-room center hall colonial has an updated kitchen with a built-in espresso bar and wine cooler, hardwood floors, large rooms, moldings and many cabinets with custom interiors. The HVAC, plumbing, electrical and landscaping are new. In addition, there is a fireplace in the living room; a full, unfinished, walkout basement with a French drain; and a two-car detached garage. The house was built in 1923 and renovated this year. Open 2 to 4 p.m.
Also showing in Montclair, 15 Victoria Terr. is open from 2 to 4 p.m. Just put on the market at $879,000, this 11-room custom contemporary has five bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, an open floor plan and new hardwood floors. There is also an outdoor area with a deck, bluestone patio, salt water in-ground pool and new landscaping. The house was built in 1957 and renovated in 2008. Taxes are $22,849. Continue Reading
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 10:30am
15 Victoria Terrace. Open house – Sunday, August 17, 2-4 p.m.
A fabulous, updated, custom mid-century home on rare cul-de-sac, this 5-bedroom home
is set in an ideal location, blocks from Upper Montclair Village and Watchung Plaza restaurants, shops and the Midtown Direct train line.
The home is distinguished by a spacious, eat-in kitchen, remodeled with Silestone counter tops and stainless steel appliances, that opens to an airy and light living room. Two wood-burning fireplaces, a ground floor family room and a large studio/office offer options for work and play. Continue Reading