Baristaville Open Houses: Sunday, January 26

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

More than 50 properties in the greater Baristaville area are open for your viewing pleasure this Sunday. Today’s menu includes a Georgian, Second Empire Victorian and a fixer upper. Two thirty-one Upper Mountain has a nice pool table in the basement.

231 Upper Mountain, Montclair

List Price: $1,699,000
Taxes: $51,405
Acreage: .78
BRM/BTH: 6/5.1

Brick and masonry Georgian built with incredible architectural details more than 100 years ago and meticulously and faithfully restored to last another 100. Natural light pours through the new windows with winter views of New York. Gracious and spacious throughout with a welcoming center hall flanked by handsome formal living and dining rooms. Gourmet kitchen with pantry, mudroom and breakfast room with radiant heat. Delightful sunroom. Lower level fetures billiards room, media room, gym, workshop and laundry. Custom cabinetry throughout the house. Interior and exterior in mint condition. Perfectly set with lush landscaping, expansive backyard and private terraces. Close to NYC transportation, town and parks. A gem not to be missed. Open 2-4 p.m.

35 Howe Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $329,000
Taxes: $10,259
Lot size: 50′ X 100′
BRM/BTH: 3/1.1

Attention buyers and investors, with some updating, repair and possible expansion, this south-end colonial can shine again. The property is located on a quiet, dead-end street, bordering on Montclair’s estate section. The NYC bus is at the corner. All three bedrooms and main bath are located on the second floor. Wood-burning fireplace (functional, but hasn’t been used in 50+ years) and powder room on the first floor. Hardwood floors throughout and a walk-up, finished attic. Relax on the enclosed front porch and entertain on the rear deck. This property is from an estate and is being sold “As Is.” Open 2-4 p.m.

22 McDonough Street, Montclair

List Price: $1,149,000
Taxes: $32,819
Lot size: 67′ X 163′
BRM/BTH: 6/3.1

Second Empire Victorian in Marlboro Park features lemonade front porch, four fireplaces, beautiful stained glass windows, high ceilings and 3.5 updated baths. Updated kitchen has fireplace, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Additional features include underground sprinkler system, hot water on demand, central air conditioning and some newer windows. Close to NYC bus on Grove Street and stores, bus and train at Watchung Plaza. Open 2-4 p.m.

9 Johnson Avenue, Bloomfield

List Price: $388,800
Taxes: $10,520
Lot size: 50′ X 124′
BRM/BTH: 3/1.1

Colonial features updated kitchen with an eat-in breakfast nook, hardwood floors throughout, half bath on main level, easy access to large deck, private yard and detached garage. The finished attic space could be used as a recreation/playroom, master closet or an office. Finished basement with multiple spaces including a separate laundry area with a second fridge, storage and sink. Close to Brookdale park, transportation to NYC and Montclair’s Watchung Plaza. Open 2-4 p.m.

496 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge

List Price: $1,079,000
Taxes: $31,924
Lot size: 86′ X 200′
BRM/BTH: 4/3.2

Tudor features foyer, living room with wood-burning fireplace, light-filled office and formal dining room. Eat-in kitchen has stainless steel appliances, center island and breakfast bar. Family room offers vaulted ceiling and French doors to bluestone patio. Master suite with private sunroom and radiant-floor heating in both second floor baths. Finished basement offers a play space, laundry room, half bath and storage. Jitney for Midtown Direct train across the street. Short walk to DeCamp NYC bus. Open 1-4 p.m.

78 Newman Avenue, Verona

List Price: $549,000
Taxes: $12,105
Lot size: 55′ X 100′
BRM/BTH: 3/2.1

Colonial near Verona park features renovated eat-in kitchen, new baths, wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors and Andersen windows throughout. Sunroom features radiant-heated floors and French doors that open to a patio with a built-in BBQ. All bedrooms have cedar closets. Master bedroom features gorgeous ensuite. The basement offers a finished family room or office. Home has a whole-house generator. Open 2-4 p.m.