81 Shrewsbury Dr, Livingston, NJ 07039

Livingston Twp.
  • $999,000
  • 81 Shrewsbury Dr
  • Livingston Twp.
  • NJ
  • 07039
  • 3151096
  • 4
  • 3 Full and 1 Half

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Price: $999,000 MLS#: 3151096

81 Shrewsbury Dr, Livingston, NJ 07039

Welcome to 81 Shrewsbury Drive, set back on .88 private, park-like acres with mature landscaping. Located in sought after Livingston this classic center hall colonial will leave you with lasting impressions.

Enter the home and into the entry foyer where you catch your first glimpse of the open and airy floor plan and custom detailing seen throughout the home. Marble tile floors lead you from the entry hall into the inviting living room with hardwood floors and dentil molding. With inlaid hardwood floors, skylights and walk-in closet, the dining room is a perfect place to entertain all your dinner guests in complete style. The light and bright, family room features bay window, ushering in plenty of natural sunlight and the wood fireplace provides the perfect touch for entertainment, movies and relaxation. Steps away, the gourmet eat-in kitchen has all the amenities even the fussiest of chefs would appreciate. With granite counters, vaulted ceiling, pantry, top of the line stainless steel appliances, dining area, and plenty of storage, this kitchen is sure to impress. Enjoy dining al fresco on the private patio with views overlooking the tranquil property. Completing this level is a powder room, mudroom/laundry room and access to the oversized two-car garage.

When the evening draws to a close everyone will find their own personal retreat in one of four bedrooms, including the master suite with large walk-in closet. With plush carpeting, crown molding and spa-like master bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and walk-in shower the master suite is nothing short of perfection. Three additional bedrooms, a full bathroom and two large hall linen closets complete the second level.

The finished lower level is home to the recreation area, office and full bathroom. No need to buy that gym membership that often goes unused-there’s even an Exercise room.

Outside, the tiered private and serene grounds can be enjoyed by all with flat yard space and sports court, perfect for all your outdoor hobbies.

With little to do except bring your furnishings and personal touch, this is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy all Livingston has to offer.

 

First Level

Entry foyer with marble tile floor and coat closet

Living room with hardwood floor and dentil molding

Dining room with inlaid hardwood floor, bay window, walk-in closet, skylight and recessed lighting

Family room with carpet, fireplace with brick surround, bay window, crown molding and recessed lighting

Kitchen with hardwood floor, center island and breakfast bar, granite counters, tile backsplash, two sinks-one for prep, work area with cabinets and granite counter, stainless steel appliances including Viking 6-burner range and griddle, Viking double ovens and warming drawer, Sub-Zero refrigerator, dishwasher and garbage disposal

Mudroom/Laundry with tile floor, cabinets and sink

Butler’s pantry with granite counter and Sub-zero wine refrigerator

Powder room with marble tile floor, built-in shelving and pedestal sink

Second Level

Master bedroom with carpet, dentil molding, two closets-one walk-in and recessed lighting

Master bathroom with tile floor, dressing area, limestone vanity with double sinks, walk-in shower, Jacuzzi tub and palladium windows

Bedroom with carpet, closet with custom shelving and recessed lighting

Bedroom with carpet, two closets with custom shelving

Bathroom with tile floor, vanity with double sinks and shower over tub

Closet

Lower Level

Office with carpet, closet and recessed lighting

Recreation room with carpet and recessed lighting

Gym with mirrored walls, two closets and recessed lighting

Bathroom with carpet and stall shower

Utility/Storage room

Additional Features and updates

Addition and reconfiguring of home including kitchen, master bathroom, gym, dining room and basement

Hot water heater (2012)

Upstairs and downstairs furnace and air conditioner (2001)

Downstairs air conditioner (2011)

Phone intercom system

Pella windows

Gas grill

Sprinkler system

Paver patio

Sports court

Invisible fence

2-tiered yard

Visit The Community

School Information

The Livingston School district is renowned for its consistently high level of student achievement and ranks among the top school districts in New Jersey. There are six elementary schools – Burnet Hill, Collins, Harrison, Hillside Mt. Pleasant Elementary,  Riker Hill – as well as two middle schools –  Mount Pleasant, and Heritage –  and a high school,  Livingston High School

Livingston High School has been named one of the state’s best high schools in New Jersey Monthly Magazine.  The school has won first place in the Essex County Mathematics Competition every year from 1989 to 2009 and offers a great range of 26 AP courses. In New Jersey Monthy’s 2010 ranking of New Jersey high schools, Livingston ranked at 22 out of 322. Livingston High School students also regularly receive recognition for their outstanding artistic and athletic achievements.  The school recently underwent extensive building and renovation that will gave it 14 new science rooms, new fine arts and technology facilities, major classroom renovations, and a gymnasium facility capable of housing all the students.

Mt. Pleasant Middle School educates all of the sixth graders in the Livingston School District before they move on to Heritage Middle School for grades 7-8.

Livingston is a great place for families, with some awesome activities and camps for kids outside of school hours. Among the best are Camp Horizons, on the grounds of Newark Academy in Livingston, which has great facilities and a wide variety of activities; Weekday, run by the YMCA; and the Gesher Summer program.

Gibbs College on West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Route 10, is a center for higher education specializing in business, administration, computer technology, graphic arts, medical assisting and criminal justice.

Commuting Information

Bus to NYC from Livingston Provides commuter service from Livingston & West Orange into the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City, as well as service to Atlantic City.

The Community Coach runs through the center of Livingston to the NY Port Authority Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, while NJ Transit buses 70, 71, 73 and the MCM-3 travel between Livingston and Newark, Florham Park and West Caldwell, stopping at other towns and shopping malls en route. Livingston is served by several main roads, including the Interstate 280, Route 10, County Route 508 and the Eisenhower Parkway. Commuter parking passes are available for the South Mountain Arena in West Orange For information, call Essex County Department of Parks at 973-268-3500. Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is only a 25 minute drive away.

Livingston also has a Shuttle to the South Orange Train Station (With direct train service to NYC). This is for residents and non-residents. It costs $2.00 each way and Parking is free at the Livingston Mall. You can visit www.LivingstonExpressShuttle.org for more information.