11 Broadview Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

  • 3
  • 1 full, 1 half

Don’t miss this lovely 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home in desirable Maplewood, easy distance to both direct trains to NYC and shopping and restaurants. Drenched in natural light, this classic side hall colonial features charming original hardwood floors, baseboards, and crown molding throughout, and provides abundant storage on each level. 1st level features a sizable Living Room with a triple window, with lovely flow into both a cozy bonus Den and the Dining Room. Separate Family Room offers windows on three sides, as well as custom window treatments and new carpeting. An open Kitchen with stainless steel appliances leads to sliding glass doors of the deck, perfect for entertaining in the private backyard. Finished Lower Levels are perfect for your Office, Playroom, Guest Rooms, and/or Recreation Room, and Third Level is primed for additional storage or another room, with hardwood floors. This house is ready to make you feel at home!

Room by Room Details of 11 Broadview Avenue, Maplewood

First Level

  • Breezeway entry featuring wooden paneled walls and ceiling, and glass sidelights
  • Living Room featuring hardwood floors, textured plaster walls, deep baseboard molding, crown molding, decorative window framing, triple windows facing front yard, recessed lighting, built-in recessed bookshelf, and a coat closet, open passageway to Den and Dining Room
  • Den featuring two windows facing front yard and one window facing side yard, custom window shades, painted wood paneled walls, hardwood floors, radiator heat and ample built-in storage
  • Dining Room featuring hardwood floors, deep baseboard molding, decorative window framing, crown molding, leaded glass decorative window, modern light fixture, and textured plaster walls
  • Family Room featuring crown and baseboard molding, newer carpet (3 years), track lighting, surrounding windows on all sides facing back and side yards, custom window shades
  • Eat in Kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, gas stove, ceramic tile floor, linoleum countertops, track lighting, window above kitchen sink, ceramic tile backsplash, decorative shelving adjacent to the sink, built in pantry, and a separate nook for the refrigerator. Sliding back door to wooden deck with back yard beyond. Adjacent Powder Room, door leading to basement stairs
  • Powder Room with grass cloth wallpaper, wooden framed large window, and ceramic tile

Second Level

  • Traditional wood staircase with wood hand railing and deep baseboards leading to second level with hardwood landing with deep linen closet and door to attic stairs
  • Master Bedroom featuring newer windows on two walls, two closets, pristine hardwood floors, built-in corner shelving, and a decorative crystal light fixture
  • Bedroom #2 featuring radiator heating, fresh paint, pristine hardwood floors, deep baseboards, a closet, crown molding, and newer windows on two walls
  • Bedroom #3 featuring radiator heating, fresh paint, pristine hardwood floors, deep baseboards, a large closet, crown molding and newer windows on two walls
  • Full Hallway Bathroom featuring new paint (not currently, but planned), ceramic tile floors, a separate tub, a newer shower stall with a new pan (5 years), new sink and toilet (3 years), a newer window and radiator heating

Third Level

  • Full sized stairs leads to full, sun-drenched attic with wooden flooring, full-sized window and a whole-house fan

Lower Level

  • Recreation Room featuring fresh paint, carpeting, built-in bench storage that runs the length of the room, baseboard heating, a closet with floor-to-ceiling shelving and recessed lighting
  • Unfinished Laundry/utility room featuring a full sink
  • Storage Room featuring custom built-in shelf ledge that surrounds the room, and an adjacent walk-out entrance with tiled mud room and two closets


  • Private, shady backyard featuring a wooden, painted picket fence and a stone retaining wall with new landscaping
  • Detached garage with new double garage door and two parking spaces
  • Newly landscaped front yard featuring new masonry on the path to the front door, and a newly-leveled sidewalk in front of the home

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • Close to town and train
  • Tree-lined street
  • Tuscan Elementary School
  • New hot water heater (2015)
  • New gutters (2015)
  • All electrical wiring replaced from original (2003)
  • Exterior newly painted (2015)

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    About Maplewood


    Maplewood combines the charm of village life with the convenience of living just half an hour from midtown Manhattan, and is a thriving commuter neighbourhood. It first became popular with New Yorkers in search of some clear mountain air in the 1860s, after the railroad arrived. Among the earliest to discover its appeal was Theodore Roosevelt, who spent summers at his uncle’s Maplewood estate. Maplewood is a diverse and family-friendly community. The township has a downtown area alternatively known as "the village" or "Maplewood Center" with a movie theater, several upscale and mid-scale restaurants, a small supermarket, independent café, two liquor stores, a toy store and an independent bookstore.

    Maplewood School Information

    Columbia School District, serving Maplewood and South Orange, is comprised of  six elementary schools.  ClintonJeffersonSeth Boyden, and Tuscan are in Maplewood, and Jefferson/Marshall and South Mountain (which also includes students from Maplewood residing near the school) are in South Orange. There are two Middle Schools – South Orange and Maplewood Middle – while the acclaimed Columbia High School serves both Maplewood and South Orange communities.

    Columbia High School is known as one of the most academically progressive high schools in the state of New Jersey, and has been recognized nationally for its academic excellence with a Blue Ribbon award from the US Department of Education. Students can choose from a wide range of elective courses, including 24 AP classes, and every year Columbia High School sends alumni to top universities like Harvard, Princeton, Stanford and Yale. The extracurricular activities range from Future Business Leaders of America, a mock trial team, and an award-winning student newspaper and literary magazine to the chess club, championship athletics and music and drama. Hip-hop singer/songwriter Lauryn Hill is a former student here, but Columbia High School’s greatest claim to fame must surely be as the birthplace of Ultimate Frisbee, invented by students on the school grounds in 1968.

    Maplewood Middle School puts a strong emphasis on academic excellence and social responsibility as the foundation for all educational endeavours. This philosophy obviously pays off, as around one third of 7th graders are identified by the Johns Hopkins Talent Search and invited to take the SATs, usually taken by high school juniors.

    The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School, founded in 1933, is the oldest adult school in NJ and open to everyone from age 14 to 114. The inspiring program stimulates the mind, body and senses with high-quality classes covering everything from art and childcare to business studies and computer technology.  Most classes are at Columbia High School or South Orange Middle School.
    In the summer the school offers a highly praised children’s camp, the South Orange-Maplewood Community Summer Program.

    The South Orange Maplewood School District has had full day Kindergarten since 2009, which has been a huge factor for many parents in choosing a community.

    Maplewood Commuting Info

    The Midtown Direct Line of NJ Transit takes commuters straight into New York Penn Station, Newark and Hoboken. A quick change onto the PATH Rapid Transit System transfers you to the heart of New York’s financial center

    The NJ Transit Parking Lot by Maplewood Railroad Station on Maplewood Avenue at Baker Street has limited space, but residents can sign up for the popular jitney service which runs across town to and from the station. Register online or pick up a form from the Maplewood Municipal Building in Valley Street.  What’s more, a few years ago Maplewood Chamber of Commerce and NJ Transit set up a concierge service in the former smoking room of the station, which performs small tasks like ordering groceries, dropping off dry cleaning, returning rented videos, and even paying parking tickets!

    By car, Routes 24 and 280, I-78, the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway are all within 5-10 minutes; plus, Route 124 – Springfield Avenue – runs though Maplewood. Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is a 20 minute drive away.

    Bus routes 25, 37, 70 and 107 pass between Maplewood and South Orange, Irvington, Newark, Newark Liberty Airport, Union City and New York (to the Port Authority Bus Terminal)

    Other nearby mass transport options are the Ferry , the Lakeland Bus and the Community Coach which takes you straight to NYC or Atlantic City from nearby stops

    Parking Permits

    1. Proof of Residency (One of the Following: Driver’s License, Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Lease Agreement, Utility Bill)

    2. Valid Vehicle Registration

    3. $200 per Pass Permit per Calendar Year

    Maplewood is very popular for its jitney bus service to and from the train during morning and evening rush hour commuter times.

    Jitney Schedule: http://maplewoodonline.com/jitney.php
    Requirements for Jitney Service:

    1. Proof of Residency (One of the Following: Driver’s License, Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Lease Agreement, Utility Bill)

    2. $70 per Pass per Calendar Year or $7 per Book of 10 Ride Coupons

    All Passes Expire December 31

    Combination Parking Permit and Jitney Bus Pass is $180.

    Checks payable to “Township of Maplewood.”

    Applications Can Be Completed One of the Following Ways:

    1. In person at the Office of the Township Clerk, 574 Valley Street between 9am-4:30pm Monday-Friday (until 7pm every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month)

    2. Mail completed application, payment and copy of proof of residence to Office of the Township Clerk, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood, 07040

    3. Drop off completed application, payment and copy of proof of residence to the Concierge Company at the Maplewood Train Station

    There are forms for permits and passes which are available through the Township Clerk’s Office but they are not required.Payment and copies of required documentation are enough.

    For further information call the Township Clerk’s Office at 973-762-8120.



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