Better Than New Madison Home with Golf Course Views!Madison
13 Garfield Ave Madison, NJ 07940 SOLD OVER LIST PRICE!
- 13 Garfield Ave
- 2 Full and 2 Half Baths
New Listing! 13 Garfield Ave Madison, NJ 07940 Call Sue Adler for more information 973-464-9129! MLS #3093958
Situated on a picturesque tree-lined street in a prime location across from the Madison Golf Club, a short drive to county parks, recreation and downtown, 13 Garfield Avenue is a true gem and boasts perfection both inside and out. The quality craftsmanship and attention to detail are evident in every aspect of this newer built Colonial by McCann Builders. Rich hardwood floors extend throughout the home, as architectural detailing and abundant windows distinguish each room. This fine home features three levels of superior living and entertaining space that extend to a gorgeous bluestone patio overlooking the professionally landscaped rear yard.
The front bluestone walkway guides you to the front door and into the double story entrance foyer that leads to the open and airy floor plan of well planned living and entertaining spaces. The formal living and dining rooms are ready to host your next dinner party in complete style. The centrally located gourmet eat-in kitchen is any cook’s dream. With top-of-the line appliances-Viking 6 burner range and oven, Bosch dishwasher, refrigerator-and abundant counter space with granite top and center island with breakfast bar, cooking in this kitchen is a complete joy. Steps away is the family room perfect for gatherings of any size or enjoying a good read in front of the wood fireplace with granite hearth and wood mantle. Completing this level is a powder room, laundry room and access to the two-car garage.
An extended second floor landing provides easy access to four bedrooms each with custom built closets. The Master Suite offers a romantic setting with tray ceiling and two custom walk-in closets. The spa-like Master Bath with soaking tub and separate shower is any couple’s dream.
The walkout finished lower level has a Recreation Room with recessed lighting, custom built-in and plenty of room for your pool, foosball or hockey table. A large storage area and powder room with pedestal sink are conveniently located on this level.
This one-of-a-kind home is ready to move in with the added benefit to become part of a community with a blue ribbon school district, access to NYC, superb restaurants, parks and recreation and first class shopping.
The First Level
The two-story entry foyer with hardwood floors and guest coat closet
The living room opens to the dining room and features hardwood floors and crown molding
The formal dining room, with hardwood floors, features decorative wood panel wainscoting, chandelier, and crown molding
The gourmet eat-in kitchen features hardwood floors, crown molding, custom wood cabinets with granite counters, tumbled marble tile backsplash and recessed lights. The center island/breakfast bar features custom wood cabinets and granite counter top beneath dual pendant lights. Appliances are all stainless steel, including a Viking 6-burner gas range and oven, an exhaust fan, refrigerator, and Bosch dishwasher. Other features pantry and large breakfast or dining area with door leading to a backyard bluestone patio.
The spacious and open family room has hardwood floors, gas fireplace with granite hearth and wood mantle surround, crown molding, and recessed lights.
The laundry room, located off the entry foyer, has slate tile floors, decorative wood panel detailing, vanity with bowl sink and upper cabinets
The powder room, features hardwood floors and pedestal sink
An additional coat closet and access to the two car garage complete the first level
The Second Level
The master bedroom features hardwood floors, tray ceiling, and crown molding
The master bath features tile floor, crown molding, vanity with Carrere marble counter top, soaking tub, walk-in shower with marble basket weave pattern floor and subway tile, and two walk-in closets with custom shelving
Bedroom 2 has hardwood floors, crown molding, recessed lights, and two doubel deep closets
Bedroom 3 features hardwood floors, crown molding, and closet with custom shelving
Bedroom 4 has hardwood floors, crown molding, ceiling fan, recessed lights, and closet with custom shelving
Bonus room with hardwood floors and crown molding-ideal for second laundry room or office
The hall bath features a tile floor, vanity with double sinks, crown molding, linen closet and shower over tub with a subway tile backsplash.
The walk out lower level features a recreation room with laminate floors and built-in entertainment center with shelving
The powder room features a slate tile floor and pedestal sink
Additional areas are the storage room, and utility/mechanical room
The rear yard is professionally landscaped with bluestone patio plus additional entertaining area
Two-zone central air conditioning
Two-zone forced air heating
Bluestone front walk way
Attached 2-car garage with carriage doors
Bluestone patio with gas line for grill, overlooking the level, private backyard
Underground sprinkler system
Professionally landscaped property includes mature trees, foundation shrubbery and established lawns
Visit The Community
The Madison Public Schools pride themselves on their reputation of high levels of performance, which they achieve easily due to their dedicated staff members and their well-rounded approach to education. The district consists of four elementary schools (Kings Road, Central Avenue, and Torey J. Sabatini), The Madison Junior School, and Madison High School. This town’s educational system is committed to delivering a curriculum that is tailored to meet the needs of all students, and Madison High School was recently praised by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools for providing “a rich, broad, and diverse educational program” for its students. It’s selection includes four world languages (Spanish, French, German, & Italian) and 16 Advanced Placement courses, including Calculus, Computer Science, and Environmental Health. In addition to the rich academic environment, the school boasts many character and service opportunities for students, and there are dozens of clubs and 23 interscholastic sports. Madison High School features 45 athletic teams in 18 sports, and they have clinched an array of conference, county, and state titles. The arts aren’t forgotten in Madison either; every year, their young virtuosos are selected for prestigious regional and state performing groups.
Madison is also home to Drew University and Fairleigh Dickinson University, both residing on lush, gorgeous campuses and offering a wide array of educational programs, community-based services, and academic opportunities. Additionally, the popular Adult School of Chatham, Madison, and Florham Park offers a fabulous selection of classes for adult learners that wish to broaden their skills and expand their minds. Numerous children’s workshops and summer programs are also available through private institutions and local universities, making Madison a hub of higher learning for all ages.
The town center has its own train station, Madison Station, where commuters can take NJ Transit’s Midtown Direct service that allows them to reach New York Penn Station in under one hour. Madison is situated on the Morristown branch of the Morris and Essex Line, with trains for the Hoboken terminal and subsequent connections to lower New York City. The additional selection of bus routes allow for easy travel throughout Madison and beyond.
By car, Routes 24 and 287, I-78, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Garden State Parkway are all easily accessible, and Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is just a 25 minute drive away. Madison is also a mere 10 minutes by car to Morristown Municipal Airport. Other nearby mass transport options are the Ferry, the Lakeland Bus, and the Community Coach, which operate as straight shots to NYC or Atlantic City from nearby stops.