Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday March 10

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

More than 80 properties on display this Sunday in the greater Baristaville area. Our selection below features houses ranging from $399,000 to $1.5 million. Open house enthusiasts can get a Saturday fix at 86 Porter Place (2-4 p.m.).

412 Highland Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $759,000
Taxes: $22,109
Lot size: 76′ x 88′
BRM/BTH: 5/3.1

Brick Colonial features New York City views, high ceilings, hardwood floors and gorgeous moldings and trim work. home has eat-in kitchen, custom built-in cabinetry in dining room, large front-to-back living room with wood-burning fireplace. First floor sunroom has fireplace and French door sliders to side yard and deck. Master suite features wood burning fireplace (that makes 3!), serene master bath and expansive sunroom sitting/dressing area. Covered mahogany porch spans the entire front of house. One block to New York City mid-town direct train and bus, near near Mills Reservation, Mountainside Park and Presby Iris Gardens. Open 1-4 p.m.


30 Aubrey Road, Montclair

List Price: $699,000
Taxes: $20,398
Lot size: 60′ x 142′
BRM/BTH: 4/3.1

Colonial features new cook’s kitchen with wine fridge, double oven, stainless steel appliances, breakfast nook and separate dining area with adjacent den. Living room has custom built mantel and newly installed gas fireplace. Upstairs features a master bedroom with a spa-like en-suite master bath. Two additional bedrooms and newer hall bath. Third floor bedroom and full bath are perfect for a nanny or guest. Renovated basement has family room, custom built-ins and new powder room. Backyard has patio, perennial gardens and sprinkler system. Close to Watchung Plaza, MidTown Direct train, NYC bus, shopping and restaurants. Open 1-4 p.m.


86 Porter Place, Montclair

List Price: $1,299,000
Taxes: $39,820
Lot size: 100′ x 207′
BRM/BTH: 7/4.1

Restored Victorian with 5,000 square feet of living space, features entry hall, nine fireplaces with original details, stained glass windows, spacious rooms and an inviting front porch. The first floor has a living room, dining room, den and game room, all with fireplaces, plus eat-in kitchen, butler’s pantry and powder room. The second floor has five bedrooms, two baths and a laundry room. The third floor has four rooms (two currently used as media room and artist’s studio) plus two baths. The grounds (almost a acre) offers a three-car garage and lots of green-space. Close to downtown shops and restaurants, schools, library and NY-bound bus at the corner. Open Saturday, March 9, 2-4 p.m. and Sunday, March 10, 2-4 p.m.


65 Claremont Avenue, Bloomfield

List Price: $399,000
Taxes: $13,223
Lot size: 38′ x 100′
BRM/BTH: 3/1.1

Colonial features living room with wood-burning fireplace, dining room, den, and updated kitchen with moveable island.
Powder room on first floor. In the warmer months, move the party outside to the patio and fire-pit where stunning trees and flowering shrubs abound. One block up Claremont Avenue to Brookdale Park and NYC bus around the corner. Open 1-4 p.m.


97 Sherman Avenue, Glen Ridge

List Price: $1,599,999
Taxes: Not Available
Lot size: 55′ x 199′
BRM/BTH: 4/4.2

Brand new construction in Glen Ridge community, convenient to NYC transportation. Excellent school systems. All the modern day amenities found in one location — spacious floor plan through out, bright natural lighting, hardwood floors, two-car attached garage. Four finished floors of living space and the list goes on. A new twist to Glen Ridge architectural charm. New construction, tax assessments TBD. Open 1-3 p.m.


63 Winding Way, Cedar Grove

List Price: $475,000
Taxes: $9,071
Lot size: 60′ x 157′
BRM/BTH: 2/1.1

One-level living in Cedar Grove’s North End. Expanded ranch features large family room addition and extended kitchen with vaulted ceilings, walls of windows with wood burning fireplace overlooking your private backyard. Two Large bedrooms 1.5 baths. Hardwood floors. Brand new Carrier forced air furnace/AC. New hot water tank. Roof seven years old. Contingency on owner finding home. They’re In process now. Open 1-4 p.m.



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