This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
Despite the dog days of August, Baristaville’s real estate market is still hopping with more than 40 properties on display. The open house on William Street features a roof top lounge so you can live that classic song by The Drifters (and Carole King).
List Price: $489,000
Lot size: 23′ x 104′
Colonial features roof top lounge, open floor plan on first floor, kitchen with granite counter tops, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, family room with sliders to patio, and full bath. Second floor has a master suite with walk-in closet, bath with shower and soaking tub, two more bedrooms, one that can be a nursery or office. Hall bookshelf provides access to stairs to the rooftop deck. Both baths have radiant floor heating. Living room has electric fireplace. De Camp bus and New Jersey Transit train service to New York City nearby, great restaurants and shops too. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $779,000
Lot size: 59′ x 110′
Renovated Craftsman Colonial blends modern conveniences with period details: woodwork, stained glass windows, front porch, foyer, living and family rooms, formal dining room and deck. Three bedrooms on the second floor, including master with new bath with soaking tub. Third floor has two additional bedrooms and another full bath. Two-zone central air to keep you cool. Near MidTown Direct Train service and bus commute options. Blocks to a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as schools. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $949,000
Lot size: 113′ x 139′
English manor Tudor features views, of NYC, rustic eat-in kitchen with Viking stove, Sub Zero refrigerator, wood cabinets, granite counter tops, dishwasher, large living room with stone fireplace and high ceilings, dining room, family room with wet bar and a powder room. Second floor features a large master bedroom with new luxury bath, walk-in closet, additional bedroom, renovated main bath and an extra room that could be a nursery, office or den. Full basement with storage, generator, central air conditioning, custom lighting on landscape. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $519,000
Lot size: 50′ x 106′
Colonial features wood-burning fireplace; high ceilings; updated kitchen with granite counter tops, porcelain sink, stainless steel appliances; big backyard with patio and play set. Original architectural details include stained glass window, pocket doors, crown moldings and pine floors. Third floor has master/guest suite that includes a bathroom with French doors, soaking tub and separate shower. Recent upgrades include finished basement with powder room, upgraded electric panel, dishwasher, washer and dryer. Steps to NYC transportation, shops, restaurants and Brookside Park. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $419,900
Lot size: 60′ x 118′
Colonial features refinished original hardwood floors and architectural details throughout. Renovated eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops and back splash, custom oak cabinetry and bill-paying station. Three bedrooms (1 with a sitting room or nursery) plus a finished attic with three additional rooms leaves you options to easily expand your living space. Wood patio overlooks backyard. Close to all NYC transportation, the Rose Garden and Carteret Park! Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $330,000
Lot size: 50′ x 100′
Cape Cod style home in the Pleasantdale section of West Orange features one bedroom and updated main bath on first floor, hardwood floors, formal dining room and bright living room. Second floor features two bedrooms. Master bedroom has plenty of storage. Master bath has been updated. Home also includes a finished basement with attached garage entrance, finished side porch, fenced-in back yard, newer roof and newer windows. Open 1-4 p.m.