Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, February 24


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

More than 65 open houses in the greater Baristaville area for your viewing pleasure. Get a jump on your open house tours by checking out a nifty and nicely priced Victorian in Glen Ridge on Saturday, from 1-3 p.m. and on Sunday, from 2-4 p.m.

8 Hamilton Road, Glen Ridge

List Price: $579,900
Taxes: $19,885
Lot size: 50′ x 181′
BRM/BTH: 4/2.2

Front and back porch Victorian in a top-rated school district captivates with its open feel. The home is located on one of the most admired blocks in Glen Ridge and features sunny master suite with decorative fireplace, two walk-in closets and a full bath; three (possibly four) other bright, ample bedrooms; another full and two half baths; first-floor laundry; central air on first floor; new front walkway; some replacement windows; attic storage; and a terrific backyard with peaceful patio. Stroll to NYC midtown direct trains, bus, jitney, park & local shops, restaurants and schools. Montclair Center is minutes away. Open house on Saturday, 1-3 p.m. and Sunday 2-4 p.m.

85 Norwood Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $1,289,000
Taxes: $42,443
Lot size: 84′ x 190′
BRM/BTH: 5/4

Gracious, spacious and sunlit center hall colonial features architectural details plus upgrades, including Marvin windows, central air on the second and third floors and a new three-car garage. Mature landscaping. Beautifully set on lovely Sunset Park. Open 2-4 p.m.

10 Erwin Park, Montclair

List Price: $1,249,000
Taxes: $39,024
Acreage: 0.41
BRM/BTH: 6/4.1

Six-bedroom Victorian features hardwood floors, leaded glass windows, three wood-burning fireplaces and high ceilings. Master bedroom has en-suite bath with double sinks, soaking tub and steam shower. Other amenities include: family room with walkout to patio; Sally Ross kitchen with center island, granite counters, custom cabinets, and high-end stainless steel appliances; powder room on first floor and laundry on second. Alternate master would make for a great in-law suite or professional office. Home also has central air, multi-zone heat, underground sprinklers and built-in two-car garage. On a quiet street so relax on your front porch or on your patio. Accessible to NYC train and bus and close to schools and Watchung Plaza. Open 2-4 p.m.

295 Bloomfield Avenue, Unit C006, Montclair

List Price: $299,000
Taxes: $9,381
Size: Not available
BRM/BTH: 2/1

1892 urban/suburban condo located in the heart of downtown Montclair features two bright and spacious bedrooms, four walk-in closets, high ceilings, large windows with great views of the city and lots of natural light. Hardwood floors throughout, central air conditioning, skylights and laundry in the unit. You’ll have your own parking space in the exclusive building parking lot. Right outside your door you’ll find art, theatre, restaurants, shopping and nightlife. NYC bus is just steps from your condo and you’re three blocks from NYC Midtown-Direct train. Open 1-3 p.m.

115 Raab Avenue, Bloomfield

List Price: $410,000
Taxes: $13,331
Lot size: 40′ x 100′
BRM/BTH: 3/1.1

Classic Colonial in the Oakview Section features sunny living room with stone fireplace and built-ins, spacious formal dining room, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast nook, den that leads to deck and yard and powder room. Second floor has three bedrooms and full bath. The large walk-up attic is perfect for storage and waiting to be finished. Open 1-3 p.m.

19 Arverne Road, West Orange

List Price: $489,000
Taxes: $16,321
Lot size: 120′ x 132′
BRM/BTH: 4/2.1

Colonial in St. Cloud neighborhood features spacious and freshly painted rooms, updated kitchen, entertainment and family space. Wide backyard with playhouse perfect for activities which can be viewed from an ample deck. Jitney right out front to train station or take bus to NYC. Open 1-4 p.m.

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