Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, May 20

This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.

We’re in the high season for open houses with more than 140 properties on display in a range of prices. The Lorraine Avenue property has a butler’s pantry that would delight Mr. Carson, Mr. Belvedere, even Lurch.

145 Lorraine Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $899,000
Taxes: $30,719
Acreage: 0.29
BRM/BTH: 6/3.1

Center hall colonial built in 1920 features library/den, third floor office, large back yard, Master bedroom suite with new bath and study and walk-in cedar closet, plus five other bedrooms. Large deck on the third floor for star gazing. New roof in the last two years. Oil tank removed. Two blocks to train and all of the shops and restaurants in Upper Montclair. Open 2-4 p.m.

154 Inwood Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $995,000
Taxes: $30,144
Acreage: 0.31
BRM/BTH: 6/4.1

1930 colonial featuring eat-in designer kitchen with top appliances, family room adjacent to kitchen, sunroom with radiant heat separate suite above garage. Huge basement for recreation or studio. Large yard, patio and garden. Air conditioning on second and third floors. Open 2-4:30 p.m.

41 Plymouth Street, Montclair

List Price: $699,000
Taxes: Not Available
Acreage: 0.30
BRM/BTH: 3/2.2

This property in downtown Montclair is unique. Imagine a beautiful 1917 Craftsman Colonial with period details that has been restored and updated with an open layout and all new mechanicals. Add in all new kitchen and baths, private outdoor space and your own new two-car garage. Top it off with a 1 year end-to-end warranty from a local builder. Revised taxes are TBD, estimated somewhere between $12,500 to $17,500. Open 2-4 p.m.

571 Broad Street, Bloomfield

List Price: $369,000
Taxes: $13,597
Acreage: 0.18
BRM/BTH: 4/2.1

Updated Colonial in the Brookdale school system features renovated bathrooms and kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters. Main floor features large open living space, wood burning fireplace and beamed ceilings. Door from eat-in kitchen opens to two-tier deck. Large master easily fits king bed. Relaxing jetted spa tub in main bath. Semi-finished basement with summer kitchen, den, separate entrance and full bath could become the perfect in-law suite. Shared driveway with large turn around. Open 1-4 p.m.

15 George Street, Bloomfield

List Price: $408,000
Taxes: $15,139
Acreage: 0.14
BRM/BTH: 4/2.1

Colonial featuring updated eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and large pantry. Laundry room conveniently located on first floor. Master bedroom with walk-in closet and full bath. Formal living and dining rooms with hardwood floors. Finished basement with built in bar, large recreation room area and additional storage. Open 1-3 p.m.

550 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge

List Price: $979,000
Taxes: $26,994
Acreage: 0.35
BRM/BTH: 5/3.2

Stone front colonial featuring a renovated cook’s kitchen with Thermador appliances, wine fridge and butler’s pantry opening to dining room. Living room has wood floors and leads to sunroom. Master bedroom has spa-like bathroom and walk-in closet. Three bedrooms and a full bath complete the second floor. Big third floor family room. Finished basement features recreation room with built-in bar. Powder room, laundry, gym and storage in basement. Attached two-car garage plus additional two-car garage with finished office space. Open 2-4 p.m.

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