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276 Tillou Rd South Orange, New Jersey 07079

List Price $1,089,000

$1,089,000Est. Mortgage / mo
Sold : $1,201,000Est. Mortgage / mo
  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Full ,1 Half Bath
  • 0.56 acres

Living at 276 Tillou Rd

Nestled on one of South Orange’s most sought after blocks, this 6 Bedroom, 3 and ½ Bath historic Dutch Colonial is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece lovingly maintained with tons of upgrades.   Boasting magnificent property, outstanding outdoor entertainment spaces and fabulous original architectural details.  5 original incredible fireplaces.  Stunning moldings, coffered ceilings and leaded glass windows that you just don’t see today.  Gorgeous hardwood floors.  Chef’s Gourmet Kitchen with island, granite and high-end appliance package (Sub-Zero/Dacor/Miele).  Fabulous Living Room with original fireplace and built ins.  Grand Formal Dining Room.  Magical Sun Porch.  Huge Master Suite with Sitting Room, Dressing Room and tasteful Master Bath.  5 other roomy and sun-drenched bedrooms on 2nd and 3rd Levels (1 can easily be used as a Home Office).  Teen Lounge and Sun Deck on 3rd Level.  Lower Level with Recreation Room, so much storage and tons of potential for expansion.  This home is unmatched in its class and is ripe for the buyer seeking a spacious home with great flow and incredible original details just minutes from Blue Ribbon schools, downtown South Orange and New York City Midtown Direct Train.  

Room by Room Details of 276 Tillou Road, South Orange

First Level

  • Entry Foyer featuring original Dutch door, hardwood floors, original leaded glass windows, partially coffered ceiling, chandelier with wire drum shade, recessed lighting, baseboard molding, crown molding, Coat Closet with interior auto light, staircase with runner to Second Level
  • Living Room featuring bifold double French doors at entry, hardwood floors, custom built ins, wood burning fireplace (with gas pipe installed for conversion) and original mantle, wallpaper, baseboard molding, oversized windows including an original leaded glass window
  • Dining Room featuring bifold double French doors at entry, hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace (with gas pipe installed for conversion) with original floor to ceiling brick mantle and wood ledge, original natural wood coffered ceiling, chair rail, baseboard molding, linear light fixture, 2 French doors to Sun Porch, door to Family Room, door to Kitchen
  • Sun Porch featuring slate flooring, screens at 3 exposures, sconce, door to Patio, decorative pillars, exposed brick, speakers
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen featuring tile flooring, Rutt custom wood cabinetry including glass door cabinetry with under cabinetry lighting and in cabinetry lighting, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, decorative backsplash behind range, 2-tiered island with seating for 2, custom hood, open shelving for cookbooks, top of the line appliance packing including fully integrated Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, Dacor wall oven, Dacor 6 burner oven/range, built in microwave, warming drawer, Miele dishwasher, recessed lighting, pendant lighting over island, Pantry, Breakfast Area with chandelier, French door to lower Level, swinging door to Dining Room, pocket door to Family Room, pocket door to the Mud Room, Desk/mail center, door to rear staircase
  • Family Room featuring hardwood floors, natural wood coffered ceiling, board and batten paneled walls, gas fireplace with original mantle, bay of windows, door to Dining Room
  • Mud Room featuring pocket door at entry and into Kitchen, Double Door deep Coat Closet with interior auto light, circular leaded glass window, hook storage
  • Powder Room featuring marble basket weave floor tile, vanity with granite countertops, sconces, baseboard molding
  • Rear staircase

Second Level

  • Second Floor Landing featuring carpeting, crown molding, baseboard molding, semi-flush mount light fixture with wire drum shade
  • Master Bedroom Suite hardwood floors, ceiling fan/light fixture, white wood plantation style shutters, gas fireplace with original mantle and brick surround, walk in linen closet with built in shelves on two walls, double deep cedar closet, 2 sets of double French doors to Sitting Room, Nook with built in storage, Dressing Room with 3 Closets
  • Master Sitting Room featuring carpeting, crank out Anderson windows at 3 exposures with removable screens, ceiling fan
  • Master Bathroom featuring tile flooring, built in jetted tub, stall shower, vanity with laminate countertop, sconce over sink, recessed lighting, medicine cabinet (roughed for future expansion)
  • Bedroom #2 featuring hardwood floors, ceiling fan/light fixture, Closet, baseboard molding, crown molding, door to Bedroom #3
  • Bedroom #3 featuring hardwood floors, built in window seat with storage, pendant light, baseboard molding, double size Closet, shutters, vanity/study nook, door to Bedroom 2, white wood plantation style shutters,
  • Bedroom #4 featuring carpeting, oversized windows, baseboard molding, vaulted ceiling, crown molding, white wood plantation style shutters, Full Hall Bathroom featuring tile flooring, wallpaper, double vanity with granite countertop, upper cabinet storage, sconces over sinks, subway tile wainscoting with decorative border, separate room for shower over tub and toilet (renovated 2001)

Third Level

  • Recreation Room/Media Room featuring vaulted ceiling with raised paneling, carpeting, flush mount light fixtures
  • Bedroom #5 featuring carpeting, vaulted ceiling, sconce, baseboard molding, leaded glass window, Closet
  • Bedroom #6 featuring carpeting, vaulted ceiling, custom built in bed area with open and concealed storage, Closet, French door to Balcony
  • Balcony/Sun Deck
  • Full Bathroom featuring laminate flooring, vaulted ceiling, vanity, claw foot tub (roughed for future expansion)
  • Attic Storage

Lower Level

  • Recreation Room featuring carpeting, decorative fireplace with brick surround, built in storage, paneled walls, recessed lighting, storage closets
  • Huge Utility/Storage Room
  • 2nd Storage Room
  • Laundry Room featuring tile flooring, front loader washer and dryer

Front/Backyard

  • Lush front lawn
  • Raised beds with professional landscaping
  • Two covered entries to house – one into Mud Room and other to the main entry foyer
  • Rear raised brick and paver Patio with bluestone steps leading to the enclosed back Sun Porch
  • Flat, rear yard with professionally landscaped beds
  • Detached 2 Car Garage and back driveway with parking for at least 3 cars

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • Freshly painted throughout
  • Kitchen and 1st level renovation totaling $250,000 (2002)
  • New French drain in back 2 rooms, new sump pump in back of basement (2007)
  • 2 new hot water heaters (2014)
  • New concrete chimney caps with new dampers (2003)
  • New roof over den, rear 2nd and 3rd floor flat roofs inspected, resealed and recovered with fibered aluminum roof coating (2014)
  • New hardwood floor in foyer, hardwood floors refinished in Living Room and 2nd floor bedrooms (2017 - $50,000 in renovations)
  • Dining Room, Master Bedroom, 3rd floor guestroom repainted (2017)
  • 2 new air conditioner condensers - increased to 3 ton capacity each; 2 new furnaces, 2 new Honeywell whole-house humidifiers; 2 ultraviolet ionizing in-duct lights (2018)
  • New sump pump installed in front of house (2019)
  • Patio redone (2020)
  • New Garage roof; Driveway repaired and repaved (2020)
  • Masonry and railings repaired (2020)
  • New concrete landing by driveway/Kitchen entrance (2020)
  • Chimney repairs new corn washes on all 3 chimneys, repointed joints and replaced any broken bricks or voids in flashing or masonry and sprayed all chimneys with a 10-year water repellant and Relined flues for furnace and hot water heaters with UL listed stainless steel flex liners (2013)
  • New aluminum chimney flashing installed on 2 larger chimneys; chimneys repointed (2020)
  • All windows repaired (5 year warranty) (2020)
  • New crawlspace insulation (2020)
  • Total of $60,000 in renovations (2020)
  • Back Staircase Hallway and Laundry Room were also repainted (2017)
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