This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
There are almost 60 open houses in a range of prices this Sunday. A million dollar Georgian in West Orange has a long staircase for you to make a grand entrance. And who doesn’t like to make a grand entrance?
List Price: $789,000
Center-hall colonial in Watchung neighborhood features screened-in porch that wraps around to the living room. Sliders from the kitchen open to a rear deck with gas grill overlooking a peaceful and fenced-in private yard. Home has central air-conditioning, a master suite option on the third floor, custom California Closets, a fully finished basement and whole house generator. Close to New York City direct train station and bus routes, fantastic parks, coffee shops, retail and restaurants. Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $425,000
Acreage: Not available
Corner one-bedroom unit in The Siena with custom wood cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and laundry in unit. Bedroom has two walk-in closets, hardwood floors in kitchen and living room/dining room. Underground garage with assigned parking deeded with the unit. Storage unit also available. Maintenance fee is $402 per month includes concierge, common maintenance, water and sewer. Located in downtown Montclair steps away from NY Sports Club, Spa, Starbucks, boutiques, movie theater and restaurants. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $999,000
Updated Tudor-style home featuring hardwood floors, custom moldings, and three fireplaces. Master suite has dressing room and full bath. The gourmet kitchen accesses the oversized deck which is perfect for enjoying the view of Manhattan. Nice landscaping and carriage house. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $389,700
Split level on quiet, tree-lined street in Brookdale section features wood floors, same-level attic, soaking tub, dry bar with wine display, central air conditioning, freshly painted cedar shakes, large backyard with patio. Attached garage leading into the laundry room. Home easily accommodates all people, with few steps to bedrooms, baths, family room and rec room. Five blocks from Brookdale Park. Open 12-4 p.m.
List Price: $519,000
Colonial with front porch, deck and nice backyard features fieldstone fireplace, beamed ceilings, diamond-pane windows, newly refinished hardwood floors and new hardyboard siding on the exterior. The kitchen is newer with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Updated bathroom and powder room. Family room off the formal living room. Bedrooms are large, third floor has a bedroom and office area. Basement can be finished.
Jitney stop at the corner. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $1,250,000
Victorian-era Georgian Colonial with 12-foot ceilings, intricate plaster moldings and other features on estate-like property close to many cultural areas and NYC. Grand entry through port cochere with stunning iron door. Home features gourmet kitchen, intricate moldings, updates and period lighting. 10′ French doors from dining room and living room to covered patio leading to garden and pool. Recent improvements include: newly painted exterior and interior, new roof on three porches, new underground drainage system, new pool liner and repaved private road. Open 1-4 p.m.