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245 Montrose Ave South Orange, New Jersey 07079

Sold for $1,375,000

$1,195,000| SoldEst. Mortgage / mo
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Full ,2 Half Bath

Living at 245 Montrose Ave

Nestled in South Orange’s prestigious Montrose Section, this 6 Bedroom, 4 Full and 2 Half Bath home is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece complete with all of today’s amenities.  Boasting a magnificent, flat corner property and outstanding outdoor and indoor entertainment spaces, this is the kind of house that’s ideal for entertaining on a large or intimate scale.  Stunning original doors, windows, cabinetry and moldings that you just don’t see today.  Graceful front to back Living Room with 2 sets of original French doors and fireplace.  Sun Room/Bar Room.  Elegant Dining Room with fireplace and original China cabinets.  Eat In Gourmet Kitchen with NEW stainless steel appliances.  Butler’s Pantry.  First Level Office.  Convenient 1st floor Laundry Room.  Breathtaking outdoor entertaining spaces with covered patio and 2-tiered Bluestone Patio.  3 Car Garage.  Lovely Primary Suite with 2 Walk-In Closets and spa-like Primary Bath.  All other bedrooms spacious and include great closet space.  On trend bathrooms throughout.  Unfinished Lower Level with tons of potential for Recreation Room, Exercise Room, Wine Cellar… you decide!  This home is unmatched in its class and is ripe for the buyer seeking incredible original details just minutes from Blue Ribbon schools, downtown South Orange and New York City Midtown Direct Train.  

Room by Room Details of 245 Montrose Avenue – South Orange

First Level

  • Original arch with new front door, original arched architectural windows, hardwood floors, semi-pendant antique light fixture with crystal detail, deep baseboard and crown moldings, elegant central staircase to Second Level, large archways to Dining and Living Rooms
  • Rear Hallway (step down) featuring hardwood floors, rear French door to backyard, Coat Closet, sconce
  • Powder Room featuring original stained glass windows, original hexagonal floor tile, wall to wall custom vanity with granite countertop, wallpaper, 2 sconces, crown molding
  • Front to Back Living Room featuring 2 sets of original French doors with architectural arched transoms, original fireplace with custom millwork mantle and brick surround and hearth, recessed lighting, deep crown and baseboard moldings, double French doors to Sunroom
  • Sun Room/Bar Room featuring custom built in cabinetry with Wet Bar, laminate countertop, beverage refrigerator, wine storage, custom built ins with open and concealed storage at front and back of room, tile flooring, windows at 3 exposures, semi-flush mount light fixture, recessed lighting, deep crown and baseboard moldings
  • Dining Room featuring hardwood floors, original fireplace with custom millwork mantle and brick surround and hearth, 2 original built in China Cabinets, wainscoting, designer floral wallpaper, original French doors with architectural arched transom, crown molding with dentil detail, swinging door to Butler’s Pantry, in wall speakers
  • Office featuring high ceilings, hardwood floors, 2 oversized windows overlooking backyard, chandelier, deep baseboard moldings, in wall speakers
  • Corridor with tile flooring with decorative inlay, light fixture, deep baseboard molding, door to Lower Level, Rear Staircase, hook storage, door to Kitchen
  • Butler’s Pantry featuring tile flooring with decorative inlay, custom cabinetry, bar sink, granite countertops, tile backsplash, Closet, recessed lighting
  • Laundry Room/Half Bath featuring tile flooring, Whirlpool front loader washer and dryer, wall mount sink, toilet
  • Chef’s Kitchen featuring tile flooring with decorative inlay, custom wood cabinetry including glass door cabinetry, island, granite countertops, tile backsplash, NEW Kitchen Aid cooktop with NEW Fan, NEW Jenn Air stainless refrigerator/freezer, NEW KitchenAid stainless dishwasher, NEW KitchenAid stainless double wall ovens, NEW recessed Kitchen Aid microwave, tray ceiling, recessed lighting, Breakfast Area, chandelier, open to Family Room, pass through area to Family Room
  • Family Room featuring tile and carpeting, skylights, recessed lighting, crown and baseboard moldings, oversized windows at 2 exposures, door to covered Patio, door to driveway

Second Level

  • Original center staircase to Second Level, stair landing featuring hardwood floors, chandelier, windows overlooking rear yard
  • Second Floor Landing featuring hardwood floors, flush mount light fixture, Walk In Closet with laminate flooring, original cabinetry and hook storage, Linen Room featuring original cabinetry and drawers, Broom Closet, baseboard moldings, access to Rear Staircase
  • Primary Bedroom Suite featuring hardwood floors, baseboard and crown moldings, HUGE Walk In Closet with custom storage, 2nd smaller Walk In Closet with custom storage, recessed lighting, Bathroom featuring custom double vanity with granite countertop, oversized shower/jetted tub area with frameless glass door and designer tile surround, 2 showerheads, tile wainscoting, tile flooring, recessed lighting, sconces
  • Bedroom 2 featuring hardwood floors, baseboard molding, crown molding, 2 Closets, windows at 2 exposures, recessed lighting
  • Ensuite Bedroom 3 featuring hardwood floors, baseboard molding, crown molding, Walk-In Closet, windows at 2 exposures, recessed lighting, RENOVATED Bathroom featuring marble look floor and wall tile wainscoting, vanity with marble countertop, medicine cabinet, 3 light sconce, recessed lighting, tub/shower combination, rain showerhead
  • Bedroom 4/Upstairs Den featuring hardwood floors, crown and baseboard moldings, semi-pendant light fixture, Closet
  • Full Hall Bath featuring tile flooring, custom wall to wall double vanity with granite countertop, framed glass door shower with tile surround, 4 light sconce, recessed lighting, tile wainscoting

Third Level

  • Rear wood staircase to Third Level
  • Third Level Landing featuring hardwood floors, Walk-In Closet, baseboard molding, Linen Room with original built in cabinetry, flush mount light fixture, sconce
  • Bedroom 5 featuring carpeting, sloped ceiling, Closet, baseboard molding, sconce
  • Bedroom 6 featuring carpeting, sloped ceiling, Closet, baseboard molding, sconce
  • RENOVATED Full Hall Bath featuring marble look hexagonal floor tile, vanity with marble countertop, mirrored medicine cabinet, frameless glass door shower with designer tile surround, subway tile, 2 light sconce, recessed lighting
  • Unfinished Attic with potential for expansion

Lower Level

  • Wood staircase with landing to back door
  • ENORMOUS Unfinished Lower Level
  • Multiple unfinished areas with room for Recreation Room, Exercise Room, Wine Cellar
  • Toilet and plumbing for Bath
  • Utilities and utility sink

Front Yard/Backyard

  • Spacious corner lot with enormous front lawn and u-shaped driveway
  • Covered Front Entry, Bluestone Landing
  • HUGE 2-tiered bluestone patio with plenty of room for dining, lounging and grilling
  • Covered Patio with triple arches off Living Room
  • Detached 3-Car Garage
  • Flat green space
  • Driveway with basketball hoop
  • Irrigation

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • Many original doors and hardware throughout
  • Many new windows throughout
  • Original tile roof
  • Alarm system
  • Heat/AC, 2 zones
  • Tankless hot water heater
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