This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
More than 96 open houses in the greater Baristaville area. Our menu features homes in a range of prices and a Craftsman Colonial on Harrison Avenue designed by architect Dudley Van Antwerp. Today’s brain-building exercise: find the chariot in this post.
List Price: $1,999,999
Lot Size: 137′ x 219′
Brick colonial with NYC views, built in 2005, features four floors with nine-foot ceilings, two-story foyer, chef’s kitchen with Viking appliances, granite counter tops, pantry, breakfast room, sun-drenched great room with gas fireplace, first floor office, elegant master bedroom with gas fireplace and two walk-in closets, master bathroom with double sink vanity and jetted tub, second floor laundry, four other large bedrooms, including one ensuite. Three-car attached garage leads to mud room and large finished basement. Three-zone heating and cooling, built-in speakers throughout, Pella windows and generator. Fully fenced, professionally landscaped and lighted front and back yards, large two-tiered patio with stone wall and 11-zone sprinklers. Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $799,000
Lot Size: 79′ x 155′
Nestled on a peaceful tree-lined dead-end street, this Estate section Tudor features hardwood floors, living room with wood-burning fireplace, dining room with wainscoting (makes food taste better), family room and office/playroom. Renovations include newer eat-in kitchen with quartzite counters, maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Master suite with two closets including a walk-in, newer ensuite with radiant heat floors, double sink vanity and generous shower stall. Bonus studio above two-car attached garage. This sustainable beauty is also equipped with solar panels, foam insulation and cork flooring in the kitchen. This home also has a powder room on first floor, laundry on second floor, finished basement, two-zone central air and heating. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $899,000
Lot Size: 137′ x 177′
Craftsman Colonial designed by architect Dudley Van Antwerp, set on over a half acre of lush landscape features restored details by Van Antwerp combined with modern updates. The home has original leaded glass windows and doors, Japanese-influenced French doors lead to a light filled breakfast room and den, expansive living room with window seats and stone fireplace topped with original alabaster mural. Gourmet kitchen has Viking stove, butler’s pantry, wine fridge, center island and granite counters. Home also features central air conditioning, second floor terrace and two-car garage. Close to NYC train/bus, shops and more. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $449,000
Lot Size: 40′ x 100′
Colonial in Oak View section features natural wood, brick fireplace, archways, cove moldings, refinished hardwood floors, replacement windows, stained glass windows and modern eat-in kitchen. Sliding glass doors lead to maintenance free Trex deck overlooking private backyard and jacuzzi jetted tub/spa. Three bedrooms on the second floor and a finished room (4th bedroom if needed) on the third floor. First floor has a powder room and second floor features one full bath. The exterior is protected by premium vinyl siding (2012). The house also features a security system with free proprietary service to your smart phone. Close to NYC bus and Oak View school. Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $1,199,000
Lot Size: 70′ X 160′
Renovated center hall Colonial features coffered ceilings with recessed lighting in dining room, family room and kitchen with center island, large pantry and plentiful counter space. Master suite features luxurious bath with Carrara marble and walk-in closet. Second floor bedroom has attached bath and there is a full bath on the third floor. New roof with architectural shingles. Smart home with Nest thermostats. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $799,000
Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac, this renovated colonial sits on the edge of a 2000-acre reservation and features a new kitchen, baths and a finished lower level. Minutes from NYC transportation and vibrant Montclair. The exterior of this home has vinyl siding. Open 2-4 p.m.