This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.
More than 90 open houses in the greater Baristaville area this Sunday. Our menu today features a Georgian, a Tudor and a craftsman colonial. The Georgian at 229 Upper Mountain Avenue has a library with a secret door.
List Price: $1,499,000
Lot size: 149′ X 276′
Stately and imposing on the outside yet warm and welcoming on the inside, this brick Georgian was built in 1922 by Abraham Lincoln Burbank. Incredible architectural details, highlighted by natural light. Great for entertaining with its generously scaled floor plan. Enjoy quiet moments on the terrace, first and second floor sunrooms, the cozy den or the custom designed library with its secret door. Spacious updated eat-in kitchen with inviting seating area and adjacent laundry room. Lavish master bedroom suite. Newly finished floors on the expansive third level. Perfectly located just blocks to Watchung train station. Skyline views of NYC in the winter. Open 2-4 p.m.
List Price: $1,495,000
Lot size: 75′ X 152′
Colonial sporting an open concept design features office, granite wood burning fireplace and a family room with a wall of built ins and massive sliders that lead outside. Family room blends into kitchen that has two sinks, two dishwashers and a walk-in pantry. Second floor has laundry room, two bedrooms, and a master suite with a dressing room. Both main and master bath have radiant floor heating. Third floor has two more bedrooms and a full bath. Finished basement, bluestone patio and great yard. You’ll also like the block parties, 10-minute stroll to Church Street and the home’s proximity to the Bay Street train station for NYC direct trains. Bus stops on the corner. Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $749,000
Renovated colonial features gourmet kitchen with Viking Stove, Bosch Dishwasher, skylights and separate eating area or sitting room. Large living and dining rooms feature beautiful moldings and a gorgeous fireplace. Second floor has three large bedrooms and tons of closet space. Master suite includes a dressing room, large updated bath with glass shower and double sinks. Third floor has a fourth bedroom, large attic and storage space. Finished basement is theater ready with projector/screen included. Backyard has deck, playhouse and shed and mature perennial gardens. Attached garage has outlet to charge an electric car. Only one block to NYC train, bus, dining and shopping.
List Price: $500,000
Lot Size: 55′ X 167′
Renovated Tudor colonial features kitchen with quartz counter tops that opens to dining room with French doors leading to a large deck, overlooking a huge fenced backyard. First floor also has a living room with fireplace, office and powder room. Second floor has a master suite with walk-in closets, master bath, two additional bedrooms, a hall bathroom and a laundry room. The third floor features a fourth bedroom with a separate sitting area. Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $495,000
Lot Size: 43′ X 110′
Craftsman colonial features lots of natural wood, parquet floors, wood beamed ceilings, fireplace with built ins and more. Located five blocks from Bloomfield Midtown Direct Train Station, 1.5 blocks to Glen Ridge Train Jitney and one block to Linden Avenue Grade School. Nice comfortable, private rear yard with oversized shed, finished bedroom on third floor. Open 1-4 p.m.
List Price: $479,000
Lot Size: 70′ X 120′
Ranch features living room, dining room, modern eat-in kitchen with sliders that opens to deck. Master bedroom has half bath. New hall bath. Newly finished Oak floors. One floor living at its best. Access to garage. Huge finished basement offers family room with powder room. Work shop, laundry area, storage room. Bar in place or can be used for crafts etc. Bar sink plumbing has been caped off. Open 2-4 p.m.