Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, May 5

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

Well over 100 open houses this Sunday. Our featured property has a pot filler in its nicely appointed kitchen. That’s a modern convenience. Lifting those six-quart pasta pots was a workout for grandma.

30 Highland Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $969,000
Taxes: $31,685
Lot Size: 95′ x 269′
BRM/BTH: 6/3.2

1925 center hall Colonial lovingly maintained features family room with custom built-ins, finished basement and romantic master suite. Gourmet kitchen with six-burner Wolf stove and pot filler, warming drawer and center island. Perfectly set on a private, professionally lit, landscaped property with eastern exposure and views of NYC. Charming screened porch plus patio. Spacious and gracious throughout. Open 2-4 p.m.


132 Norwood Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $599,000
Taxes: $20,343
Lot Size: 75′ x 124′
BRM/BTH: 3/2.1

Mid-century ranch in the heart of one of Upper Montclair’s prettiest neighborhoods features updated kitchen with a vaulted ceiling and skylights, central air conditioning, a newly renovated bathroom and an enormous finished basement. An expansive, three-season, skylit, A-frame covered deck allows for outdoor living through sliders from the living room. The backyard is large an well-maintained. NYC direct train and bus only 1/4 mile away. Open 2-4 p.m.


130 Gates Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $799,000
Taxes: $22,896
Lot Size: 75′ x 152′
BRM/BTH: 6/3.1

Center-hall Colonial features vestibule and entry hall opening to dining room and living room. French doors open to a deck surrounded by lilacs, blueberries, peach and dogwood trees. Kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances and center island. The second floor has four corner bedrooms and a hall bath. Master suite includes an en-suite bath and sun room. The third floor has two additional bedrooms, a bathroom and a storage room. Second and third floors have central air. The basement is finished with powder room, media and game rooms, laundry, utilities and storage. The NYC-bound bus stops at the corner. Downtown Montclair is minutes away. Open 2-4 p.m.


162 Park Street, Montclair

List Price: $1,199,000
Taxes: $37,347
Lot Size: 70′ X 206′
BRM/BTH: 4/2.2

Impeccably renovated 1920s colonial combines historical architectural details with modern luxury. High end chef’s kitchen, formal living and dining rooms and romantic master suite with fireplace, en suite bath and dressing room. Park-like backyard with stone lined brook, perfect for entertaining. Open 2-4 p.m.


10 Huck Road, Bloomfield

List Price: $419,000
Taxes: $12,835
Lot Size: 64′ x 78′
BRM/BTH: 3/2.1

Updated split-level in Brookdale section features open-concept design, spacious living room and updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, marble floor and granite countertops. Original hardwood floors throughout main level and upstairs. Second floor features updated bath and three bedrooms. Master bath has custom glass door stall shower. Newly renovated family room is perfect for a home office, kid’s playroom or den. Open 1-4 p.m.


56 Sherman Avenue, Glen Ridge

List Price: $829,000
Taxes: $24,266
Lot Size: 68′ x 165′
BRM/BTH: 4/2.2

Victorian features enclosed porch; foyer with gas fireplace and reading nook; dining room; living room; eat-in kitchen with tumbled marble counters, tin ceiling, decorative brick hearth, stainless steel appliances and mudroom with laundry and powder room. Second floor includes a master bedroom with a walk-in closet and attached nursery with powder room, (can easily be converted back into a stand alone bedroom) and bedroom with fireplace and full bath. Third floor has two bedrooms, a bathroom and storage. Enjoy the fenced-in yard with bluestone patio. Close to NYC direct train, bus, park and top-rated schools. Open 2-4 p.m.


8 Whitney Terrace, Verona

List Price: $660,000
Taxes: $16,666
Lot Size: 111′ x 112′
BRM/BTH: 4/2.1

Well-maintained Colonial features four bedrooms, two and-a-half bathrooms, family room with full brick fireplace, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, separate laundry/mud room with additional storage, finished basement and attached two-car garage. Near Verona Park and bus to NYC. Open 1-4 p.m.



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