This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
About 36 open houses in the greater Baristaville area this holiday weekend. Today’s menu features two million dollar homes for your viewing pleasure.
List Price: $1,829,000
Lot Size: 146′ x 400′
Fourteen-room custom home perched on two lush acres features NYC views, tennis court, heated pool, hot tub, water falls, patios and perennials. Come inside and see generously proportioned rooms with plenty of natural light. Preserved oak and cherry paneling and bespoke windows boast old-time craftsmanship. First floor includes screening room with automated shades and projector, Sonos sound throughout, expansive kitchen and three gas fireplaces. Upstairs, watch the sunrise from your beds. Master Suite has private terrace. Blocks to Montclair’s award-winning downtown restaurants, art museum and NYC transport. Open Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $519,000
End-unit town home features hardwood floors, high ceilings and crown mouldings. Versatile first floor could be a bedroom, office, or family room with French doors to patio. The second level features living room with gas fireplace, kitchen with granite, stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar that opens to dining room with French doors leading out to a balcony. Third level has updated bath and two generously sized bedrooms, one with a loft. Multi-zone HVAC with new Ecobee smart thermostat, laundry in unit and two assigned parking spaces. Easy access to NYC bus and two train stations, public library, boutiques, top-rated restaurants, movie theater and The Wellmont Theater at your door. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $469,000
Lot Size: 66′ x 109′
Cape Cod features PVC seamless siding and insulation, deck, expanded driveway and pull-down storage in attached two-car garage. Updated kitchen features stainless steel appliances including new dishwasher, black granite counters, new back splash and black/white tile floor. First floor has bedroom and full bath. Upstairs has two bedrooms and a hall bath. Finished basement offers laundry, exercise or guest space plus tons of storage. Fenced backyard has private deck and patio space. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $399,000
Lot Size: 44′ x 100′
Newly renovated Colonial opposite Watsessing Park has open floor plan, new kitchen with quartz counter tops, stainless steel farmhouse sink, stainless steel appliances, soft close wood cabinets and breakfast bar. Living room, dining room, wood floors and new powder room complete first floor. The home is pre-wired with a living room speaker system and a security system. Second floor has three bedrooms and a new tiled bath. The fully finished basement has its own new full bath. Ample closet space throughout. Large fenced-in yard with deck. New central air/heat, refinished wood floors, recessed lighting, updated electrical and plumbing. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $1,599,999
Lot Size: 55′ x 199′
Brand new construction with bright natural lighting, hardwood floors, two-car attached garage. Four finished floors of living space. Tax assessments to be determined. Open 1-3 p.m.