185 Underhill Rd, South Orange, NJ 07079

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Resort-like custom home!  Move right in to this 6 bedroom, 5 Bath entertainer’s paradise located in sought after Upper Wyoming neighborhood in South Orange close to New York City Direct Train, top-notch schools, Jitney stop and Route 280.  Incredibly private meticulous and professionally landscaped property with gunite heated salt-water pool with waterfall, hot tub, grotto and a fire pit area.  Open and airy first level perfect for get-togethers and family gatherings.  Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen with tons of cabinetry, granite, walk in pantry, and high-end commercial style appliances.  Exceptional Master Suite with 2 of the BEST Walk In Closets! First Level Guest Suite. Lower Level with access to backyard with huge Recreation Room, 4 EuroCave commercial style lockable beverage refrigerators, Media Room/Theater, Exercise Room, Nanny Suite and Amazing Laundry Room. Wired for sound throughout (both indoor and outdoor).  Separate Dog run/Gardening area.  All entertaining spaces flow seamlessly so indoor and outdoor living is a breeze.  This home, an entertainer’s dream, aims to please!

Room by Room Details of 185 Underhill, South Orange

First Level

  • 2-story Entry Foyer featuring hardwood floors, wainscoting, architectural window, front door with sidelites and transom, hardwood staircase to Second Level, grand 12-light iron chandelier, architectural columns to Dining Room
  • Dining Room featuring speakers built into the ceiling and audio control panel, hardwood floors, wainscoting, recessed lighting with dimmer, deep crown molding, swinging door to Kitchen
  • Office featuring French door at entry, speakers built into the ceiling and audio control panel, hardwood floors, wall to wall custom built in cabinets and shelving with open and concealed storage, Minka-Aire brand ceiling fan/light fixture, recessed lighting, bay of windows facing front, side-facing elongated windows, custom wood blinds
  • Step-Down Family Room featuring hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace with floor to ceiling stone surround and hearth, recessed lighting with dimmer, flush mount light fixture, elongated windows, built in wall speakers with wiring for surround sound
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen featuring slate tile flooring, custom wood cabinetry with all custom storage and individual pullouts, glass door cabinetry, granite countertops, tile backsplash, 2-level island with storage and seating for 3, GE Monogram stainless oversized commercial-style individual refrigerator and freezer, stainless GE Monogram 5 burner cooktop, 2nd stainless GE Monogram cooktop with 4 burners and griddle, GE Profile stainless built in microwave, Fisher & Paykel stainless double dishwasher drawers, GE Monogram stainless double wall ovens, GE Monogram stainless hood, garbage disposal, recessed lighting, pendant lighting over island, Walk In Pantry with floor to ceiling shelving, speakers built into the ceiling and audio control panel
  • Sunroom with oversized windows at 2 exposures, custom window shades and a 2nd kitchen island with seating for 4
  • Ensuite Bedroom #5/Guest Room featuring new carpeting, elongated windows, Hunter Douglas shades, baseboard molding, recessed lighting, in ceiling speakers, double door Closet
  • Full Hall Bathroom (also accessed from Guest Room) featuring floor tile, pedestal sink, shower over tub with tile surround, recessed light in shower, 3-light glass sconce
  • Rear Hallway featuring hardwood floors, recessed lighting, double door Closet with floor to ceiling shelving and interior lighting
  • Heated 2 Car Garage with Mudroom Area including custom cubbies/shelving/hooks, plus overhead storage racks, elongated windows, window shades, LiftMaster garage door with alarm/smart phone monitor
  • Hallway to garage with pedant light fixture, double door Coat Closet with interior lighting and alarm-monitored/programmable locks
  • Laundry Room #1 with front loader Samsung vibration reduction technology washing machine, front loader Samsung sensor dryer, custom built in cabinetry with Corian countertop, flush mount light fixture, brand new Kohler spray faucet with extendable arm

Second Level

  • Second Level Landing featuring hardwood floors, recessed lighting, baseboard molding, deep crown molding
  • Master Sitting Room featuring double doors at entry, new carpeting, wired for surround sound, gas fireplace with custom millwork mantle and stone surround, Hunter Douglas easy pull shades, recessed lighting, floating shelves, double doors to Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom Suite featuring double doors at entry, new carpeting, tray ceiling, ceiling fan/light fixture, recessed lighting, cushioned window seat with storage, adjustable reading lights at window seat, triple windows with Hunter Douglas blackout shades, double doors to Master Sitting Room, speakers built into the ceiling and audio control panel
  • “Hers” Walk In Closet with premium heavy weight wood custom adjustable shelving and hanging storage, ceiling fan with light, flush mount light fixtures
  • “His” Walk In Closet featuring premium heavy weight wood custom drawers, adjustable shelving, under cabinet lighting and hanging storage
  • Master Bathroom featuring tile flooring, two oversized wall to wall vanities with storage, Linen Closet, built in Jacuzzi tub, frameless glass door shower, recessed lighting, fan, separate room for Toilet with its own fan, custom cut mirrors, top to bottom Hunter Douglas shades, speakers built into the ceiling and audio control panel
  • Ensuite Bedroom #2 featuring new carpeting, recessed lighting, elongated windows, Hunter Douglas shades, baseboard molding, double door Closet with interior lighting, Bathroom featuring tile flooring, wood vanity with storage, Corian countertop, shower over tub with tile surround, 3-light glass sconce, fan, recessed light in shower, custom cut mirror
  • Bedroom #3 featuring new carpeting, baseboard molding, ceiling fan, recessed lighting, elongated windows, Hunter Douglas shades, Walk In Closet
  • Jack and Jill Bathroom featuring tile flooring, double vanity with Corian countertop, 3-light glass sconce, recessed light in shower, shower over tub with tile surround, fan
  • Bedroom #4 featuring new carpeting, baseboard molding, ceiling fan/light fixture, recessed lighting, elongated windows, easy pull Hunter Douglas shades, Walk In Closet
  • Double door linen closet with built in shelves and interior lighting

Lower Level

  • Carpeted (brand new) staircase to Lower Level
  • Recreation Room featuring 4 commercial style EuroCave individually temperature controlled and lockable beverage refrigerators, play or dining area, bead board wainscoting, new carpeting, custom built in desk area with built in overhead storage and lighting, double French doors leading out to side yard, custom built in shelving with open and concealed storage, gas fireplace with custom millwork mantle, recessed lighting, deep storage closet with light
  • Exercise Room featuring double doors at entry, new carpeting, recessed lighting, in ceiling speakers
  • Media Room/Theater featuring new carpeting, wainscoting, sound absorbing ceiling, built-in wall speakers, projector, screen, Utility Closet
  • Ensuite Bedroom #6 featuring new carpeting, recessed lighting, elongated window, Hunter Douglas shades, baseboard molding
  • Full Bathroom (also accessed from Recreation Room) featuring tile flooring, wood vanity with Corian countertop, 3-light glass sconce, shower over tub with tile surround, recessed light in shower, wall cabinet
  • Laundry Room (new 2017) featuring tumbled tile flooring, custom built in cabinetry, laminate countertops, utility sink, hanging racks, Kenmore Elite High Efficiency front loader washer and dryer with pedestal storage stands, recessed lighting


  • Paver 7-car driveway and winding front walkway
  • Front and Rear professionally landscaped throughout
  • Covered front porch area featuring stone landing, wood door with sidelights
  • Gunite pool with bluestone surround, Hot Tub, Waterfall and Grotto
  • Fiberoptic lights on the waterfall with adjustable colors
  • Jumping Stone at pool area
  • Indoor controls for pool, hot tub and lighting
  • Adjustable in-pool lighting, with variable color choices
  • Hard-wired speaker system throughout backyard
  • Merlin, Supermesh custom pool cover, new 2014 ($6,000); Tristar pump, new 2015 ($600); Salt generator board, new 2017 ($700); Pilot on heater, new 2017 ($290); Polaris pump, new 2018 ($684); Capacitor on Pump Motor, new ($166); Pentair IntelliBrite 5G Underwater LED Pool Light, new 2018 ($404)
  • Professional landscape lighting in front, back and along both sides
  • Irrigation system throughout entire property
  • Fire Pit Area
  • Storage House for pool equipment
  • Fenced off area/dog run (and/or a greenhouse/garden/planting area)

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • Freshly painted throughout
  • Ring video doorbell
  • Smart control door-locks
  • Alarm system throughout, smartphone controlled, with driveway camera and garage door control with on line or mobile access
  • Hard wired for music (both indoors and outdoors) with speakers throughout and individualized control panels
  • Motion activated lighting on driveway and side-yard
  • 2 Broane and Nutone HEPA filtration fresh air heat and recovery systems
  • Heat/AC, 3 zones
  • Sump pump

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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!  

    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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