151 Irving Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079

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Nestled in South Orange’s prestigious Montrose Section, this 8 Bedroom, 4 Bath home is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece complete with all of today’s amenities.  Boasting a half acre of magnificent property, outstanding outdoor entertainment spaces and fabulous original architectural details.  8 original incredible fireplaces.  Stunning original, moldings, wainscoting that you just don’t see today.  Gorgeous original hardwood floors.  Chef’s Gourmet Kitchen with huge Breakfast Room with Wet Bar.  Original Butler’s Pantry.   Fabulous Living Room with coffered ceiling and all original artistry.  Huge Master Suite with 2 Walk In Closets and spa-like Master Bath.  Enormous 3rd Level with tons of potential for a nanny suite, guest rooms and Recreation/Playrooms.  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 151 Irving Avenue, South Orange

First Level

  • Original oak door with leaded glass
  • Vestibule featuring original oak wainscoting, tile flooring, deep ceiling moldings
  • Entry Foyer featuring hardwood floors, original fireplace with brick surround, original oak wainscoting and moldings, designer light fixture (new), tray ceiling, original leaded glass windows, staircase to 2nd Level
  • Living Room featuring pocket doors at entry, hardwood floors, original fireplace with floor to ceiling brick and oak mantel, coffered ceiling, original built in benches, original oak built ins with leaded glass doors, window seat with storage, original leaded windows, recessed lighting
  • Dining Room featuring pocket doors at entry, hardwood floors, mahogany wainscoting, original brick fireplace with African mahogany millwork, original leaded glass windows, half door leading to Bar Room, original built ins for China storage with leaded glass windows, chandelier (new)
  • Bar/Lounge (Potential Mudroom) featuring hardwood floors, brick accent walls, original windows, bead board ceiling, ceiling fan/light fixture, door to side yard, open to Breakfast Room
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen featuring tile flooring, custom wood cabinetry, granite countertops, tile and brick backsplash, stainless sink with commercial style fixture, island with granite countertop, chandelier, recessed lighting, open shelving, Sub Zero refrigerator, Bosch stainless double ovens, Viking cooktop, Bosch stainless dishwasher, door to backyard
  • Breakfast Room featuring tile flooring, chandelier, picture window, built in buffet, recessed lighting, cabinetry with granite countertop, stainless bar sink, Kitchen Aid beverage refrigerator, track lighting, stained glass, area for wine storage
  • Butler’s Pantry with original cabinetry including original hardware, glass door cabinetry, pendant light fixtures, stainless steel sink
  • Laundry Room featuring tile flooring, built in cabinetry with utility sink, LG washer and dryer
  • Back hallway featuring carpeting, original wainscoting, original door with leaded glass windows to backyard, recessed lighting, “secret” storage behind wainscoting
  • Full Bathroom featuring slate flooring, custom wood vanity, shower with designer tile surround and sliding frameless glass doors, regular and rain showerheads, original leaded windows, OVE high efficiency toilet
  • Office featuring hardwood floors, original fireplace with brick surround, cabinetry with original leaded glass doors, custom open built in bookshelves, original leaded glass windows
  • Rear staircase

Second Level

  • Second Floor Staircase featuring carpeting, original wainscoting, brick accent wall with arch, original railings, stained glass windows, crystal chandelier
  • Second Floor Landing featuring carpeting, original moldings, sconces, 3 Linen Closets, French door to rear Sun Deck, stairway to 3rd floor
  • Master Bedroom Suite featuring hardwood floors, fireplace with original tile and wood mantle/surround, beamed ceiling, sconces, custom built ins with open and concealed storage, original leaded glass windows, Dressing Room with 2 Walk In Closets
  • Master Bathroom featuring pocket doors at entry, marble hexagonal tile flooring, custom double wood vanity with marble countertop, 2 medicine cabinets, Toto toilet, frameless glass door shower with marble tile surround, recessed lighting, sconces
  • Outdoor Sun Deck
  • Bedroom #2 featuring hardwood floors, fireplace with tile surround and original mantel, custom built ins with open and concealed storage, ceiling fan/light fixture, Walk In Closet, double French doors to Sun Room/Gym
  • Sun Room/Gym featuring hardwood floors, bead board ceiling, original moldings, windows at 2 exposures, ceiling fan/light fixture, stained glass windows
  • Bedroom #3 featuring hardwood floors, original fireplace with brick surround and original mantle, deep baseboard moldings, crown molding, flush mount light fixture, Closet, door to Bedroom 4, original leaded glass windows
  • Bedroom #4 featuring hardwood floors, original fireplace with brick surround and original mantle, deep baseboard moldings, crown molding, flush mount light fixture, Closet, door to Bedroom 3, original leaded glass windows
  • Full Hall Bathroom featuring tile flooring, tile wainscoting, sconces, flush mount light fixture, pedestal sink, shower over tub with tile surround, built in medicine cabinet

Third Level

  • Full Hall Bathroom featuring penny tile flooring, wash basin sink, claw foot tub, chair rail
  • Bedroom #5 featuring hardwood floors, arched ceilings, original windows, track lighting
  • Bedroom #5 featuring hardwood floors, arched ceilings, original windows, open built in shelving
  • Bedroom #6 featuring hardwood floors, arched ceilings, original windows
  • Bedroom #7 featuring hardwood floors, arched ceilings, original windows, closet
  • Bedroom #8 featuring hardwood floors, arched ceilings, original windows, walk-in closet, second closet, separate Sitting Room with alcove storage area
  • Storage Room and walk in hall closet

Lower Level

  • Unfinished

Front Yard/Backyard

  • Fully landscaped front with stone walkway
  • Detached garage/carriage house with parking for 3 cars, storage above, electric doors
  • Fully fenced in flat yard with professional landscaping, Koi Pond, stone walls
  • Bluestone Patio
  • Gunite pool and hot tub

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • New plaster ceilings in Entry Foyer and Living Room
  • New 1st Floor Bathroom
  • LED lights throughout
  • New stucco and paint on exterior
  • Original manual elevator

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Sue Adler

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    About South Orange


    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! [optima_express_toppicks id="236521" sortBy="pd" displayType="grid" resultsPerPage="6" header="false" includeMap="false"]

    South Orange School Information

    The School District of South Orange and Maplewood  includes The Montrose Early Childhood Center, seven elementary schools (Clinton, Jefferson, Marshall, Seth Boyden, South Mountain, Tuscan Elementary, and South Mountain), The South Orange and Maplewood Middle Schools as well as Columbia High School. All of these institutions live up to their reputation for academic excellence and rigor and boast a long list of impressive accomplishments, resulting from their strong emphasis on academic prowess and social responsibility as the foundation for all educational endeavours. Columbia High School is known as one of the most academically progressive high schools in the state of New Jersey and has been recognized nationally for its academic excellence with a Blue Ribbon award from the US Department of Education. The advanced academic programs provided by a committed staff as well as the full-range student supports and extensive extracurricular programs allow students to become lifelong learners and achieve acceptance into some of the nation’s top universities. The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School stands as a testament to the value that this community places on education, offering continuing education classes in a diverse range of subjects for adults desiring to enrich their experience and expand their minds. The district also offers a highly praised children’s camp during the warmer months called the South Orange-Maplewood Community Summer Program.

    South Orange Commuting Info

    South Orange residents have access to both The South Orange Train Station and The Mountain Train Station, offering an approximately 25 minute commute to New York City’s Penn Station. These stations ensure that there are multiple speedy and direct routes to Newark and Hoboken where the PATH Rapid Transit System transfers you to the heart of New York’s financial center. The South Orange Jitney Bus Service allows residents to travel to various other transits stations with ease.

    Routes 24, 124, 280, I-78, the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Garden State Parkway take a mere 5-10 minutes by car, enabling residents to traverse the state with ease. For the business traveler, The Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is a 20 minute drive away.

    Bus routes 92 and 107 pass between South Orange and Irvington, Newark, Newark Liberty Airport, Union City, and New York (to the Port Authority Bus Terminal). Other nearby mass transport options are the Ferry , the Lakeland Bus, and the Community Coach that travel straight to NYC or Atlantic City from nearby stops.



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