Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday. September 22


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

More than a 100 open houses this Sunday in a variety of price ranges. By the end of this post, you’ll want to take a swim in Verona.

254 North Mountain Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $710,000
Taxes: $19,337
Lot Size: 50′ X 150′
BRM/BTH: 5/2.1

Colonial features architecturally unique four-season enclosed porch, inviting entry foyer and dining room with adjoining butler’s pantry leading to kitchen. Second floor has four bedrooms, one is currently used as dressing room. Third floor has master suite potential. Other details include: leaded glass windows, built-in shelving, beamed ceiling in dining room and window seat on landing. Open 2-4 p.m.

10 Draper Terrace, Montclair

List Price: $479,000
Taxes: $11,147
Lot Size: 61′ X 167′
BRM/BTH: 3/2

Renovated Colonial in the South End of Montclair features new kitchen with Wolf range and hood, two full bathrooms and a family room/sunroom. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout the home. Recent renovations include central air conditioning and forced hot air. Convenient and commuter-friendly location, near the Glen Ridge MidTown Direct Train Station, as well as bus service to NYC. Open 2-4 p.m.

248 Midland Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $899,900
Taxes: $27,292
Acreage: .26
BRM/BTH: 7/3.1

1902 Colonial features wrap-around porch, patio, four fireplaces, window seats, pocket doors, newly refinished hardwood floors and leaded glass windows. The living room, has built-in bookcase and fireplace and flows into a dining room with a sun porch, fireplace, and access to a butler’s pantry. The kitchen offers soapstone, walnut butcher block and stainless steel appliances. Second floor has four bedrooms including a master en suite. Third floor has three bedrooms and a full bath. Open 1-4 p.m.

9 Leo Terrace, Bloomfield

List Price: $439,000
Taxes: $13,033
Lot Size: 50′ X 106′
BRM/BTH: 4/2.1

Custom home in Oakview section features open floor plan, four large bedrooms and 2.1 baths including a master suite. Kitchen has eat-in area, breakfast bar, Sub Zero refrigerator and double oven. Bedrooms have large closets. NYC bus and town shuttle to Midtown Direct train at corner. Award-winning elementary school and Brookdale Park minutes away. Open 12-3 p.m.

18 Edgewood Road, Glen Ridge

List Price: $499,000
Taxes: $13,143
Lot Size: 38′ X 95′
BRM/BTH: 3/2

Colonial close to NYC train includes teak floors, large kitchen with soapstone counters and stainless steel appliances, finished basement with new second bath and laundry room. Second floor bath has tumbled marble floors, and unique vanity. Third floor bonus room could be bedroom/office/meditation retreat. If you get tired of the lemonade porch, there’s a paver patio close to new plantings in back. Open 2-4 p.m.

20 Gordon Place, Verona

List Price: $1,250,000
Taxes: $32,948
Acreage: 0.72
BRM/BTH: 5/3.2

Estate-cottage sits on beautifully landscaped property in the Afterglow section of Verona. The home features chef’s kitchen, family room with wood burning fireplace and French doors leading to the bluestone patio. The master bedroom has custom closets and a bathroom that overlooks the gardens and pool. Other amenities include beautiful stonework, a sprawling pool and a cabana with kitchenette and bath. Open 1-4 p.m.

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