65 W Montrose Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079

 
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SOLD in the first weekend with Multiple offers!

The Sue Adler Team helped this seller get $70,000 over list price in 5 days!

This sweet Split Level home in the Historic Montrose section of South Orange has it all – easy floor plan, great outdoor spaces, and ideal location! Situated just steps from Mountain Station and a short distance from South Orange station, this home offers direct access to NYC and Hoboken, as well as all of the amenities downtown South Orange has to offer.

From the circular driveway, paver walkway and front steps to the perennial plantings and soothing exterior palette, this home exudes a delightful charm that draws you in. Enter through the foyer and you immediately notice the newly refinished hardwood floors that run through most of the house. As you walk through the Foyer, you’ll be drawn into the spacious, sun-drenched Living Room, where light streams in through the large, front-facing picture window as well as the windows flanking the focal fireplace. Lovely crown and baseboard moldings add to the character of the room, and can be found in the adjacent Dining Room as well, which also features chair rail molding. The light-filled Dining Room is also open to the spacious Kitchen and the cheery enclosed Porch. The well-appointed Kitchen has ample counter space and storage, making mealtime a breeze; and the first floor flow between the Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room and Porch make for easy daily life and entertaining!

The Second Floor is home to the Master Suite, which features hardwood floors and plenty of storage space thanks to the walk-in closet and additional closet space. Well-placed windows provide lovely views and cool cross-breezes, and the en-suite Master Bathroom creates the feeling of your own personal retreat! Two additional Bedrooms, both with ample closet space, a full hall Bathroom, and additional closet storage complete the Second Floor.  The Third Level features a fourth Bedroom, plus attic storage – totally flexible for all of your needs, whether used as a Bedroom, Home Office, Play Room – the options are endless!

Additional living space can be found downstairs in the Ground Level Family Room. This level is also home to the Laundry/Utility Room (where you’ll find the new hot water heater), a utility closet, and the two-car attached tandem garage. Head out to the flat, spacious backyard with patio — the perfect place for outdoor entertaining and everyday living!

This neighborhood is beyond wonderful – convenient to Flood’s Hill, home of some of the best sledding in Essex County as well as outdoor concerts and movies, plus near recreation center, schools, shopping, restaurants, parks, ball fields and the community pool – 65 West Montrose has all that you could need and more!

Additional Features

  • Access to Mountain Train Station across the street and 12 min. walk to South Orange train station makes commuting to work in New York effortless
  • A vibrant and diverse South Orange community that is deeply engaged in town activities
  • Historic Montrose neighborhood includes lovely homes and is walkable to Flood’s Hill and huge parks area and baseball fields and South Orange Pool for great summer outings
  • Close proximity to Turtle Back Zoo, South Orange Performing Arts Center and many shops and stores in adjoining communities
  • Easy access to Newark International Airport and major highways for local and regional trips
  • Unique multi-level floorplan that allows effortless living in the entire home

Recent Upgrades

  • Front-facing windows (2013)
  • Blacktop driveway repaved (2016)
  • Attic and crawl space insulation (2014)
  • Whole house humidifier (2015)
  • Roof (2013)
  • Chimney rebuilt from roof up (2013)
  • Garage door (2016)
  • Hot water heater (2017)
  • Ground Level carpet (2017)
  • Refinished the floors throughout (less Sun Room and Family Room)
  • GE Washer (2015)
  • Whirlpool Dryer (2016)
  • Whirlpool Refrigerator (2014)
  • Bosch Dishwasher (2013)
  • Water Softener (2013)
  • Reverse Osmosis in the Kitchen (2013)
  • Maytag Oven/Range
  • Maytag Microwave
  • Honeywell Security System
  • Central HVAC

 

 

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    Township of South Orange Village features a vibrant community, abundant green spaces, and an excellent transit system all within close proximity to New York. The area is full of thriving businesses, artistic and cultural attractions, and shopping destinations, and the rich history of community involvement in South Orange has helped cultivate the friendly atmosphere and effortless living that the township’s residents cherish. The well-maintained parks, preserved natural spaces, community gardens, and clean streets lined with independently owned businesses display the down-to-earth, compassionate character of South Orange. Residents revel in the ability to live in a relaxing and social area that offers convenient access to New York while preserving the feeling of easy living. This family-friendly locale is a commuter’s dream!

    South Orange School Information

    The School District of South Orange and Maplewood  includes The Montrose Early Childhood Center, seven elementary schools (Clinton, Jefferson, Marshall, Seth Boyden, South Mountain, Tuscan Elementary, and South Mountain), The South Orange and Maplewood Middle Schools as well as Columbia High School. All of these institutions live up to their reputation for academic excellence and rigor and boast a long list of impressive accomplishments, resulting from their strong emphasis on academic prowess and social responsibility as the foundation for all educational endeavours. 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. The advanced academic programs provided by a committed staff as well as the full-range student supports and extensive extracurricular programs allow students to become lifelong learners and achieve acceptance into some of the nation’s top universities. The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School stands as a testament to the value that this community places on education, offering continuing education classes in a diverse range of subjects for adults desiring to enrich their experience and expand their minds. The district also offers a highly praised children’s camp during the warmer months called the South Orange-Maplewood Community Summer Program.

    South Orange Commuting Info

    South Orange residents have access to both The South Orange Train Station and The Mountain Train Station, offering an approximately 25 minute commute to New York City’s Penn Station. These stations ensure that there are multiple speedy and direct routes to Newark and Hoboken where the PATH Rapid Transit System transfers you to the heart of New York’s financial center. The South Orange Jitney Bus Service allows residents to travel to various other transits stations with ease.

    Routes 24, 124, 280, I-78, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Garden State Parkway take a mere 5-10 minutes by car, enabling residents to traverse the state with ease. For the business traveler, The Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is a 20 minute drive away.

    Bus routes 92 and 107 pass between South Orange and 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 that travel straight to NYC or Atlantic City from nearby stops.

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