Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, August 12

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

Twenty-six open houses in center Baristaville (Montclair, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge) this weekend. THe property at 57 Melrose Place was designed by renown Montclair architect Dudley Van Antwerp who designed more that 500 houses.

57 Melrose Place, Montclair

List Price: $799,000
Taxes: $18,957
Acreage: 0.22
BRM/BTH: 4/3.2

One-of-a-kind craftsman home designed by Dudley Van Antwerp in the heart of the estate section. The home features hand-carved insets in woodwork surrounding doors, windows and Inglenook fireplace; original chestnut woodwork in foyer and dining room and Moroccan and Chinese design elements throughout. Well-proportioned, light-filled rooms, high ceilings and gleaming hardwood floors. Eat-in kitchen with Caesarstone countertop, subway tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances. Finished basement with wine cellar, laundry area, workshop/playroom. Private third floor suite with full bath and storage. Fully fenced backyard. Open 2-4 p.m.

80 Watchung Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $650,000
Taxes: $15,022
Lot Size: 50 x 159
BRM/BTH: 5/2

Colonial in the Upper Montclair features living room with fireplace, open dining room and updated kitchen flow, two renovated bathrooms, huge Master bedroom, four additional bedrooms, hardwood floors, deck and three-car garage. Blocks to restaurants, shops and NYC Bus and Train. Sale is contingent on the seller finding suitable home. Open 1-4 p.m.

95 Central Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $949,000
Taxes: $32,287
Acreage: 0.75
BRM/BTH: 5/3.1

Arts and Crafts Colonial (circa 1909) rare to the market. Natural woodwork, built-ins and stained glass. Updated kitchen, baths and systems including central air. Front and back porches, slate and brick patio. Park-like grounds (3/4 of and acre). Close to Edgemont Park, schools, as well as train and bus to NYC. Fireplace, chimney and flues (as-is condition) have no known issues. Open 2-4 p.m.

45 Morse Avenue, Bloomfield

List Price: $499,999
Taxes: $11,844
Acreage: 0.14
BRM/BTH: 3/2.1

Colonial updated for contemporary living features: wrap-around porch, two working fireplaces, wood floors, recessed lighting and Sonos surround sound throughout home. The first floor offers a kitchen with walk-in pantry and eat-in area connected to formal dinning room, large living room, and powder room. Second floor has three bedrooms with fireplace located in main bedroom, lovely two-vanity bathroom with Jacuzzi Spa. Beautiful finished attic with plumbing already installed for bathroom if desired. Large finished basement with high ceilings and another full bath. Short distance to train station, shops/restaurants and bus to NYC. Open 2-4 p.m.

11 Eaton Place, Bloomfield

List Price: $399,000
Taxes: $12,430
Acreage: 0.08
BRM/BTH: 3/2.1

Well-maintained three-bedroom Colonial located on a quiet street in Brookdale section of Bloomfield. Bright three season enclosed porch greets you as you enter. Custom eat-in kitchen with quartz counters. Open 2-4 p.m.

168 Carteret Street, Glen Ridge

List Price: $405,000
Taxes: $12,213
Acreage: 0.10
BRM/BTH: 3/1

Colonial just down the street from Carteret Park and close to top-ranked public schools and jitney to MidTown Direct train station. The home features central air conditioning, updated kitchen, nice sized living and dining rooms, eat-in area and convenient mudroom. Three bedrooms and main bath on second floor. Finished basement adds additional living space with rec room and laundry area. Move-in condition. Open 2-4 p.m.

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