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Living at 96 Jefferson Ave

Flawless stunner!  Nestled on one of Maplewood’s most sought after blocks, this spectacularly renovated 6 Bedroom, 3½ Bath Colonial checks each and every box.  Painstakingly renovated, by a locally renowned architect, John James, every inch of this house dazzles. Amazing flow for entertaining with soothing hues throughout. Magnificent Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen with glorious Breakfast Room opening up to HUGE Bluestone Patio and enchanting backyard with dreamy arbors and plantings.  Elegant Living Room with fireplace. Stately Dining Room with beamed ceiling. Sun-drenched Family Room with built-ins. Luxurious Master Bedroom Suite with coffered ceiling and spa-like bath/dressing room. 3 other bedrooms are sundrenched with fabulous closets. Fabulous sunny and bright Home Office with built-ins.  Private and spacious Third Level with 2 additional bedrooms and Full Bath.  Impeccable design choices and bathroom renovations. 2nd floor laundry.  Amazing Lower Level with Recreation/Billiards Room and so much storage. This home is unmatched in its class and is ripe for the buyer seeking incredible original details and an extraordinary renovation just minutes from Blue Ribbon schools, Maplewood Village and New York City Midtown Direct Train! 

Room by Room Details of 96 Jefferson Avenue, Maplewood

First Level

  • Entry Foyer featuring hardwood floors, custom mahogany front door with sidelites, recessed oval ceiling with pendant light fixture, upper band of molding with crown molding, baseboard molding, staircase to Second Level
  • Living Room featuring hardwood floors, fireplace with original custom millwork mantle, brick surround and hearth, recessed lighting, upper band of molding with crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Family Room (step down) featuring hardwood floors, custom built-in with open storage, 2 built-in corner cabinets, French door flanked by oversized sidelites and transom out to Bluestone Patio, arched recessed built-in with open shelving, sconces, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Dining Room featuring hardwood floors, beamed ceiling, crown molding, baseboard molding, recessed lighting, sconces
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen featuring hardwood floors, crisp white and warm wood custom wood cabinetry including glass door cabinetry, quartz countertops, mosaic tile backsplash, beadboard ceiling, recessed lighting, semi-pendant light fixture, built-in Bar Area featuring custom cabinetry including glass door cabinetry, 2 zone wine refrigerator, quartz countertop, beadboard ceiling and backsplash, recessed lighting, in ceiling speakers, high-end appliance package including Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, stainless oven, Wolf stainless cooktop, Miele fully integrated dishwasher
  • Breakfast Area featuring hardwood floors, door to side yard, floor to ceiling French doors/windows at 2 exposures leading out to Bluestone Patio, custom solar shades, recessed lighting, beadboard ceiling, crown molding, baseboard molding, door to Lower Level, Closet
  • Powder Room featuring tile flooring, custom vanity with porcelain sink, sconces

Second Level

  • Carpeted staircase to Second Level
  • Second Floor Landing featuring carpeting, baseboard molding, recessed lighting, Linen Closet
  • Master Bedroom Suite featuring hardwood floors, coffered ceiling, recessed lighting, semi-pendant light fixture, recessed night table area at head of bed, large picture window with ledge and custom blackout shade, baseboard molding, Closet
  • Master Bathroom/Dressing Room featuring pocket door at entry, hardwood floors, entry area with custom built-in with upper and lower storage, custom mirror, custom wall-to-wall vanity with stone countertops, custom built-in dressing storage and window seat, separate room for toilet and shower with marble flooring, marble wainscoting and marble shower surround, recessed lighting
  • Office featuring hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling, 2 Closets flanking custom built-in bookshelves, built-in bookshelf/filing area, door to Bedroom #2
  • Bedroom #2 (currently being used as a study) featuring hardwood floors, recessed lighting, baseboard molding, double size Laundry Closet with folding overlay doors, 2nd Closet
  • Bedroom #3 featuring hardwood floors, wallpapered accent wall, light fixture with drum shade, baseboard molding, Closet
  • Bedroom #4 featuring hardwood floors, light fixture with drum shade, baseboard molding, Closet
  • Full Hall Bathroom featuring tile flooring, pedestal sink, subway tile wainscoting, original shower over tub with subway tile surround, medicine cabinet, glass shelf

Third Level

  • Carpeted staircase to Third Level
  • Bedroom #5 (flexibly being used as Exercise Room) featuring arched ceiling, carpeting, flush mount light fixture, Closet with 2 doors, window seat, eave storage
  • Bedroom #6 featuring arched ceiling, painted hardwood floors, beadboard wainscoting, original arched windows, ceiling fan/light fixture, Closet, baseboard molding
  • Full Hall Bathroom featuring tile flooring, beadboard wainscoting, pedestal sink, shower with tile surround, glass shelf, medicine cabinet, semi-pendant light fixture

Lower Level

  • Carpeted staircase with built-in storage at top, wainscoting
  • Billiards/Recreation Room featuring carpeting, wainscoting, recessed lighting, sconces, utility storage, built-in bookcases, Closet
  • Utility/Storage Room with shelving, utility sink
  • Workshop featuring work bench and wall storage, built-in shelving

Front/Backyard

  • Covered front entry with columns
  • Bluestone Front Walkway
  • Rear Bluestone Patio
  • Excellent southern exposure
  • Wired speakers for outdoors
  • Spacious flat lot with meticulous plantings (including, but not limited to, Japanese red maples, dogwoods, river birch, azaleas, plum trees, sugar maple, rhododendron and green giant arborvitae)
  • Detached 2 Car Garage with carriage style doors, new garage opener with sensor and keypad
  • Underground sprinkler system and rear yard drainage system
  • Belgian block along driveway with pavers between house and garage
  • 2 Arbors, 1 with outdoor bench and clematis
  • Built-in Viking grill w/gas line
  • Outdoor trash and garden sheds, painted to match house

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • Freshly painted soothing hues throughout
  • Custom painted and stained cabinets and vanities
  • Marvin windows and exterior doors installed throughout the house
  • Copper gutters and downspouts with a dry well
  • Timberlane shutters with copper caps
  • Hardwood floors throughout
  • Closet systems
  • Nest thermostats
  • Low-voltage lighting
  • All bathrooms completely renovated with new plumbing
  • Attic to basement circulating fan
  • Wired speakers
  • Phone wiring throughout
  • Wooden floor registers
  • 50-year asphalt shingle roof
  • Upgraded copper water line to the street (all lead and galvanized connections removed)
  • French drain
  • Sump pump with battery back-up
  • Upgraded electrical service (200 amp)
  • Exterior clean-out for sewer line
  • 2-zone forced air HVAC system
  • New water heater (2020)
  • New water and gas meters (2015)
  • Updated insulation (crawl spaces have vapor barriers)
  • Electric sub-panel and Tesla charger in garage (Tesla charger not conveying with sale)
  • Exterior wall sconces and landscape lighting
  • House painted 2 years ago; on the previous paint job, house was stripped and sanded to bare wood
  • Chimney balloon
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