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25 Rutgers St Maplewood, New Jersey 07040

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$649,000Est. Mortgage / mo
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Full ,1 Half Bath

Living at 25 Rutgers St

Welcome to 25 Rutgers, bursting with original charm and an open and airy floor plan great for everyday living. Set beautifully on a quiet, tight-knit block with great neighbors and block parties, you’ll find this perfectly proportioned 3 Bedroom, 2.1 Bath just waiting to be called home. This is an incredible opportunity to own a home with a darling Front Porch, fabulously renovated Chef’s Kitchen, gorgeous Deck, fresh interior painting and spacious rooms in Maplewood’s desirable College Hill neighborhood. Close to Jitney stop, Maplecrest Park, Memorial Park, the Maplewood Public Library, Maplewood Village and Maplewood Station’s direct train to New York City, this home will not last!

As you arrive, take in the winding brick walkway and the magical Front Porch perfect for rocking chairs and lemonade. As you enter through the cheery, original front door, prepare to be transfixed by the scale and original details of this home. Enter into a large Entry Vestibule with vintage tile and an original French door leading into the home. The Entry Area includes original hardwood floors, a large Coat Closet and the original staircase leading to the Second Level. Flow easily into the Living Room where your eye is immediately drawn to the warm and welcoming brick fireplace, deep natural wood moldings and windows at two exposures where the sunlight pours in. A graceful archway leads to the elegant Formal Dining Room where you can immediately envision relaxed dinner parties and family gatherings. Flow effortlessly into the cozy Den with plenty of room for game night, TV watching or just curling up with a novel. This room opens directly to the backyard making indoor/outdoor entertaining seamless. Prepare to be “wowed” by the extraordinary Chef’s Gourmet Kitchen that is truly the showpiece of the home. Crisp, white wood cabinets, Caesarstone countertops and high-end stainless appliances throughout make the kitchen the ultimate in function and style. A Built In Desk Area will be command central for organizing your day and a large island is the perfect spot for breakfast and homework. A tasteful Powder Room rounds out the First Level.

Outside, the serene, lush yard, bursting with blooming perennials, includes a spacious Deck with plenty of room for dining, barbequing and a conversation area. Flat grassy space is perfect for play and summer fun.

When it’s time to retire for the evening, head up to the Second Level featuring the continuation of gorgeous hardwood floors and charming details throughout. Privacy abounds in the light filled and spacious Primary Bedroom Suite with a beautiful original arched nook, 2 Closets and a chic updated bath. Bedrooms 2 and 3 boast plenty of sunlight and closet space. The Full Hall Bath dazzles with a pretty pedestal sink, neutral tile and a tub/shower combination. Two Linen Closets on the second level offer plenty of additional storage. And there’s more! Don’t miss the unfinished, huge Third Level that could easily be converted to Bedroom 4, an Office or a Recreation Room … you choose!

And that’s not all! There is SO MUCH potential on the Lower Level. This unfinished level boasts plenty of room for a Recreation Room, Exercise Room, Play Room and/or Wine Cellar. A Laundry Area, Work Room and large Storage Room round out the Lower Level.

This is an amazing opportunity to own a gorgeous vintage home in one of New Jersey’s hottest towns. 25 Rutgers Street is an absolute must see!

Room by Room Details of 25 Rutgers St., Maplewood, NJ 07040

First Level

  • Entry Vestibule featuring original front door with sidelites, original floor tile, baseboard molding, semi-flush light fixture, hook storage, French door to Entry Area
  • Entry Area featuring hardwood floors, original staircase to Second Level, step up to Coat Closet, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Living Room featuring hardwood floors, original fireplace with brick surround and custom millwork mantle, windows at 2 exposures, flush mount light fixture, baseboard molding, crown molding, custom window shades
  • Dining Room featuring arched entry from Living Room, hardwood floors, 2 windows with custom roman shades, modern linear light fixture, baseboard molding, crown molding, French door to Den, opening to Kitchen
  • Den featuring laminate tile flooring, windows at 2 exposures, door to Rear Deck, stucco ceiling, flush mount light fixture, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen featuring hardwood floors, crisp white custom cabinetry including glass door cabinetry, Caesarstone countertops, elongated island with storage and seating for 3, subway tile backsplash, open bookshelves, built in Desk Area with open and concealed storage, pendant lights over island, recessed lighting, Kitchen Aid stainless oven/range, hood and dishwasher, LG refrigerator/freezer with exterior water/ice dispenser, windows at 2 exposures, hallway with 2 Pantry Closets and door to Lower Level
  • Powder Room featuring tile flooring, beadboard wainscoting, wall mount sink, window, medicine cabinet, recessed light, sconce

Second Level

  • Second Level Landing featuring hardwood floors, 2 Linen Closets, flush mount light fixture, baseboard molding, door to Third Level
  • Primary Bedroom Suite featuring hardwood floors, pretty arched nook, 2 Closets, crown molding, baseboard molding, flush mount light, Bathroom featuring tile flooring, pedestal sink, glass door shower with tasteful tile surround, window, fan, recessed lighting, medicine cabinet, glass shelf, Linen Closet
  • Bedroom 2 featuring hardwood floors, windows at 2 exposures, Closet, ceiling fan/light, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Bedroom 3 featuring hardwood floors, windows at 2 exposures, Closet, ceiling fan/light, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Full Hall Bath featuring tile flooring, pedestal sink, medicine cabinet, sconce, flush mount light, window, tub/shower combination with tile surround, built in open shelving, fan

Third Level

  • Wood staircase to Unfinished Third Level with potential for Bedroom 4, Office, Recreation Room or Bonus Room

Lower Level

  • Staircase with landing, door to side yard
  • Unfinished space with multiple areas for potential Recreation Room, Exercise Room, Play Room and/or Wine Cellar
  • Work Room
  • Storage Room 
  • Laundry Area featuring utility sink, LG washer and dryer

Front/Back Yard

  • Winding brick front walkway
  • Meticulous landscaping with blooming perennials
  • Front Porch featuring beadboard ceiling, concrete flooring, fluted columns
  • Rear Deck featuring composite flooring, wood railings, room for dining and conversation area
  • Flat lush yard with blooming perennials and privacy plantings
  • Driveway leading to detached 2 Car Garage, basketball hoop

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • Original natural wood doors/crystal hardware throughout
  • Freshly painted neutral hues throughout
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