This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough
This Mother’s Day weekend is a pause that refreshes in a hot market with a select group of open houses in the Baristaville area.
List Price: $849,000
Renovated Colonial close to Watchung Plaza with open floor plan, chef’s kitchen with commercial grade appliances, quartz countertops and large island. Cozy living room with wood burning fireplace and original built-in cabinetry. Newly enclosed sun porch can be family room or play space. Master suite with private bath and plenty of closet space. All new bathrooms, finished basement, new windows and roof. Over 2,600+ square feet. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $599,000
The two new town homes at 92 and 94 Elm Street. Large rooms and closets, hardwood floors, high end windows, quartz countertops and professional kitchen appliances. Large front porch, good sized front and rear yard and private patios. Walk to downtown Montclair. First floor features 9-foot ceilings and open layout with fireplace. Second floor has 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths including master suite with walk in closet. Hideaway in the 3rd floor attic/storage room could be used as a private office. Open 1:30-4 p.m.
List Price: $689,000
Center hall colonial, close to NYC train , bus, school and Watchung Plaza shops and restaurants. Entry hall and stairs are flanked by a living room with sliders to a large deck on one side and a classic, formal dining room on the other. French doors lead to large office or playroom off the living room. Bonus room off the kitchen serves as a perfect tv/family room or private in-law suite with its own full bathroom. Deck with pergola and shade screen overlooks private yard with mature plantings. Extras include a hard-piped emergency generator, central air and two-car garage. Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $589,900
Freshly painted and restored Craftsman Colonial with charming front porch to enjoy blooming lilacs, dogwoods and crepe myrtle. Enclosed sun porch, living room with fireplace, extra large dining room for entertaining, breakfast tea room and kitchen with plenty of prep space. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $449,000
Charming Colonial in the Brookdale Section of Bloomfield, close to Glen Ridge border and jitney. Great flow from living to dining rooms. Lovely screened porch. Master bed room with ample closets. Open 2-4 p.m.