The open house market is back from summer vacation; over 78 properties are showing in Baristaville this weekend. While some of them are holdovers from summer and earlier, there are new listings as well, and many reductions. Unlike past weeks, all area towns are well represented, with offerings at nearly all price points.
442 Ridgewood Ave., Glen Ridge
List Price: $899,000
Acreage: 0.51 Acres
Built in 1950, this nine-room, 3,542-sq. ft. Colonial boasts four new bathrooms, an updated kitchen with generous granite countertop space and stainless steel appliances. Other notable attributes include central air; hardwood floors throughout; a fireplace in the living room; California closets; a heated pool; an oversize enclosed porch with large windows; a sprinkler system; and a newer roof. There is a finished basement and three car attached garage. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
24 Harding St., Maplewood
List Price: $299,000
Acreage: 0.09 Acres
A new listing, this circa 1926 Colonial offers a decent amount of space at a low price. Many original features have been maintained, including moldings and wood trim, which surrounds many of the entrances to first floor rooms. The nine-room house also has a sunroom and high ceilings. Finally, there is a finished basement with a sitting room and two car detached garage. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
295 Taylor Rd. S., Millburn
List Price: $699,000
Acreage: 0.15 Acres
Just reduced by $20,000, this seven-room Ranch has a one floor living plan, many large rooms, central air, a wood burning fireplace in the den and a deck. However, the kitchen, bathrooms and other elements, including carpeting and wood paneling, have not been modernized. There is a full, unfinished basement with a French drain and two car attached oversize garage. The house was constructed in 1977. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
6 Jerome Pl., Montclair
List Price: $239,000
Association Fee: $225 per month
Located in Upper Montclair, this five-room Townhouse, constructed in 1943 and renovated in 2007, has a kitchen with granite countertops, hardwood floors, central air, a patio and its own YouTube video. There is a one car attached garage but no basement. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Just reduced: 40 Sagamore Rd., Maplewood, a 12-room Colonial with six bedrooms and 3.1 bathrooms, is now listed at $700,000, down by $48,500, its third large reduction since being listed at $848,500 in April. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Meanwhile, 60 Nottingham Rd., Millburn, pictured at left, was just reduced by $100,000 to $1,475,000. The nine-room Tudor/Colonial has four bedrooms, 3.2 bathrooms and many luxuries, including a gourmet kitchen with custom cherry cabinets and Italian granite countertops. Open house 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.