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265 Scotland Rd South Orange, New Jersey 07079

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$1,095,000Est. Mortgage / mo
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Full ,1 Half Bath

Living at 265 Scotland Rd

Once in a lifetime opportunity to own a stunning piece of South Orange’s history! Built in 1890, this prestigious house amazes at every turn.  Architectural magnificence, gorgeous period details, chic light fixtures, and high-end designer finishes abound in this astounding Colonial in the Montrose Park Historic District in South Orange. Incredible Gourmet Kitchen with custom wood cabinetry and top-of-the-line Stainless Steel appliances. Every modern convenience imaginable including a separate Coffee Bar, granite countertops, and lots of storage space. Dazzling Family Room with a gas fireplace and the ease of entertaining on the show-stopping covered wrap-around porch! Breathtaking Living Room with original wood-burning fireplace and coffered ceilings. Elegant Dining Room for entertaining with wood burning fireplace, coffered ceilings, and a picture-perfect bay window. Sophisticated Den with original dark wood arches and window benches to enjoy the view of the porch. The second floor features a Spacious sun-drenched Primary Suite with a fabulous Spa-Like Primary Bath. Beautiful Jacuzzi tub and two-person shower. One of a Kind Walk-in Closet and to-die-for private Sunroom with seventeen windows! A Home Office next to the Primary Bedroom is perfect for your next zoom call. Two other bedrooms (one is en-suite) with, tons of natural light and spacious closets. The third level boasts three additional stunning bedrooms and a large recreation area perfect for a playroom or a teen hangout. Spacious walk-in attic space and Full Bathroom are also on this floor. The Lower Level has a finished rec room, storage, and a bonus room ready for the new owner to put their final touches on. A well-appointed laundry room completes this floor. Outside the flat backyard is fully fenced in and there is a wood deck on the grass level for additional entertaining. Just minutes from schools, parks, town pool, downtown South Orange shopping/restaurants, and New York City Midtown Direct Train.

Room by Room Details of 265 Scotland South Orange

First Floor

  • Entrance vestibule featuring marble tile, marble baseboard, wainscoting, decorative arched ceiling, Dutch door with a glass window to enter into the main Foyer of home
  • Foyer featuring hardwood floors with original star design in the center, coffered ceiling, chandelier, chair rail design with wainscoting, main staircase, four sconces, large ornate gold mirror on a Calcutta marble shelf
  • Dining Room featuring hardwood floors, a pocket door from Foyer, wood-burning fireplace with white detailed mantel, coffered ceiling, crystal chandelier, bay window with window seat, five windows, chair rail design, four sconces, butler’s door to Kitchen
  • Kitchen featuring hardwood floors with black trim detail, breakfast bar with space for three stools, granite countertops, recessed lighting, Viking 6 burner stove, Dacor double ovens, Sub-Zero wood-paneled refrigerator and freezer, KitchenAid dishwasher, wood cabinets, access to lower level, coffee bar area with granite countertops, glass display cabinets
  • Family Room featuring hardwood floors with black trim detail, three sets of sliding glass doors, gas fireplace trimmed in granite, recessed lighting, baseboard molding
  • Back Foyer featuring access to back staircase, Powder Room, coat closet, access to the back covered wrap around porch, detailed archway design, coffered ceiling
  • Powder Room featuring tile floors, floating sink design on the table, crystal chandelier
  • Den featuring hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace with brick detail, built-in original bookcases with stained glass, wallpapered walls, coffered ceilings, hanging chandelier, detailed dark wood archways, three windows with window seats, pocket doors
  • Living Room featuring a wood-burning fireplace with small white tile design, white detailed wood mantel, large bay window with window seat, one single window, coffered ceiling, two sconces, crown molding, baseboard molding

Second Floor

  • Foyer featuring hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, walk-in linen closet with drawers, cabinets and one window, one single closet, back stairs, third-floor stairs
  • Primary Bedroom featuring hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, two ceiling fans, three windows with one bench, two sets of double doors, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Primary Bedroom Sunroom featuring walnut wood ceiling, white wood-paneled walls, seventeen windows, hardwood floors
  • Primary Bedroom Closet featuring a walk-in closet with drawers, shelves, hanging space
  • Primary Bathroom featuring hardwood floors, double vanity with chestnut cabinets, steam shower with bench, rain shower head and body jets, two windows, gas fireplace jacuzzi tub, three sconces, two hanging lights, flush mount lighting
  • Home office featuring hardwood floors, one window with window bench, built-in shelving, hanging modern light, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Bedroom #2 (with en-suite) featuring hardwood floors, wood-burning fireplace with brick and white mantel, four windows, one closet, en-suite bathroom featuring tile floor, one dark wood vanity with sink, shower with sliding glass doors, recessed lighting, heat lamp
  • Hallway Bath featuring Calcutta Marble tile floors, one window, tub/shower with subway tile, pedestal sink, subway tile wall design, recessed lighting
  • Bedroom #3 featuring carpeted floors, a wood-burning fireplace, three windows, a walk-in closet with one window, recessed lighting, baseboard molding

Third Floor

  • Featuring large teen hang out area/recreation room with carpeted floors, access to bedrooms, hallway bath, access to attic crawl space
  • Bedroom #1 featuring carpeted floors, one window, one closet, baseboard molding
  • Home Office featuring hardwood floors, three windows (two windows with window benches) ceiling fan, two closets
  • Bedroom #2 featuring hardwood floors, two windows, ceiling fan, walk-in closet, baseboard molding
  • Hallway Bathroom featuring tile floors, claw foot tub/shower, one window, pedestal sink

Lower Level

  • Large Recreation Room featuring tile floors, four windows, recessed lighting, exposed brick, potbelly stove, one closet, access to the backyard
  • Large storage area with unfinished bonus room
  • Laundry Room featuring washer, dryer, slop sink, cabinets

Outside

  • Irrigation system
  • Flat backyard
  • Fully fenced in property
  • Mature landscaping
  • Wooden deck
  • Large wrap-around covered back yard porch featuring wood floors, wood ceiling, awnings, ceiling fan, sliders to access inside of the home

Upgrades

  • New furnace
  • The exterior of the home was painted
  • The interior of the home was painted
  • Renovated hallway bathroom on the second floor
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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 pr...

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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!

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