It’s New Jersey Open House Weekend and Baristaville is celebrating. Over 200 properties are showing, the most in over a year. There are many interesting homes at fair prices, notably 179 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield. Many listings are old standbys; the middle of the market is most active.
77 Highland Ave., Glen Ridge
List Price: $899,000
Lot Size: 0.79 Acres
Numerous period details characterize this circa 1907 historical Center Hall Colonial, a Georgian revival. Among them: a large, square-shaped multi-level staircase, wood paneling and accents, high ceilings, cedar closets and oversized rooms on the first floor. The 12-room house also has an updated kitchen, sunroom, screened porch, an in ground pool and a large backyard. There is an unfinished basement and two-car garage. For the virtual tour, click here. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
179 Western Dr., Millburn
List Price: $2,395,000
Lot Size: 0.39 Acres
The most expensive house showing this weekend, this Center Hall Colonial has almost 6,000-sq. ft. of living space spread out over four floors. The entire house was recently revamped to include amenities such as its own water purification system. Some rooms are verging on cavernous. There is a finished, full basement with a guest suite and two-car attached garage. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
405 N. Fullerton Ave., Montclair
List Price: $529,000
Lot Size: 0.13 Acres
Built in approximately 1923, this eight-room Colonial has an updated kitchen and bathroom, screened porch, wood burning fireplace and a patio. Rooms are decently sized and have good light. One bedroom is in the attic. There is an unfinished basement and one-car detached garage. Click here for the virtual tour. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
225 Prospect St., South Orange
List Price: $629,000
Lot Size: 0.47 Acres
This nicely maintained nine-room Victorian barely gives a hint as to its age – about 136 (built in 1875). The home has a newer bathroom and an updated kitchen with lots of cabinet space and new appliances, among them a Sub-Zero refrigerator and Miele dishwasher. Many rooms are unconventionally shaped. Other house attributes include a deck and stained glass. There’s a deep, shady backyard as well. A partially-finished basement and one-car detached garage round out this property. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
53 Greenwood Ave., Unit 2A, Montclair
List Price: $467,000
Taxes: $12,431/association fee $338
Lot Size: n/a
This just-listed 2,238-sq. ft. loft-style Townhouse, built in 2005, has three levels. The first two are connected by a narrow spiral staircase. The 12-room unit has 10-ft. ceilings, central air, hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace and a private patio. Appliances include a washer/dryer and dishwasher. The kitchen has a breakfast bar. Two off-street parking spots are included. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.