This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
Almost 30 open houses in center city Baristaville (Montclair, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge). Venture to West Orange and you can see another 30 open houses. It’s always sunny for realtors in West Orange.
List Price: $999,000
Lot size: 57 X 95
Five bedroom/3.2 bath home features family room and adjoining kitchen with quartz counter tops, high-end appliances, wet bar and dining area overlooking the backyard complete with paver patio. The master bedroom suite offers the ultimate serenity with beautiful hardwood floors, natural light, an elegant master bathroom and an impressive walk-in closet. Close to close to NYC train/bus, restaurants, farmer’s market and local shops. Open 1-3 p.m.
List Price: $399,000
Lot size: 28 X 113
Side-hall Colonial in up-trending South End features sunny foyer which flows into living room, sun-room and formal dining room. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances and leads to large backyard. Second floor offers two bedrooms, a dressing room and a full-bath. Third floor offers two additional bedrooms. Stroll to vibrant Nishuane park for a swim, tennis or enjoy the Montclair Jazz Festival each summer. Decamp bus #66 to NYC Port Authority at corner; NJ transit buses to downtown Newark two-blocks away. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $749,000
Lot size: 85 X 150
Colonial in Fairway section of Upper Montclair features backyard that opens to Yantacaw Park, curved staircase, dentil molding, three fireplaces, built-ins, wainscoting and vintage kitchen with separate breakfast room. Second level offers five bedrooms–two with en suite baths and one with jack-and-jill bath plus a hall bath. Office and storage on third floor. Lower level has recreation room, powder, laundry, storage and access to two-car garage. Home is offered “As Is.” Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $274,500
Lot size: 30 X 200
Colonial with deck overlooking a deep backyard. Located on a quiet one-way street with newer windows, Corian kitchen counters, roof (2015), appliances (2015), furnace (2005), main line replaced (2006), ceiling fans in several rooms, plantation shutters, attic with exhaust fan and wired with alarm system. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $529,000
Lot size: 50 X 100
Three bedroom colonial on a quiet street close to NYC train and bus. Close to shopping, restaurants and Brookdale Park. Home features new furnace and electrical panel. Open 1-3 p.m.
List Price: $435,000
Lot size: 51 X 160
Three bedroom Colonial Tudor features gas fireplace in living room, wall to wall carpeting in bedrooms, lots of storage space, four season sunroom, renovated bathroom, new central air, large deck and forced hot air. Kitchen has been renovated, granite counters, lots of cabinet space. Upgraded electrical, new windows, new garage doors, new furnace and hot water heater, washer and dryer included. Close to NYC transportation, Turtle Back Zoo, restaurants and shopping. Open 2-4 p.m.