226 Summit Ave, Summit, NJ 07901

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  • 4 full, 2 half

Look no further, this is THE house!  Nestled in Summit’s prestigious Northside on a spacious corner lot is this truly spectacular, elegant and grand 6 Bedroom, 4 Full and 2 Half Bath Victorian with all the modern amenities imaginable while still preserving a cool vintage vibe.  Open and airy floor plan.  Exceptional renovations throughout.  Gorgeous lemonade wraparound porch. Multiple Decks.  Multiple fireplaces throughout.  Gleaming hardwood floors, high ceilings, original period millwork, moldings and windows.  Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen with custom cabinetry, Caesarstone, Walk In Pantry and high end stainless steel appliances.  Massive Master Suite with its own Study, Walk In Closets and spa-like Bath.  This home is ripe for the buyer seeking an idyllic retreat just minutes from downtown Summit, Short Hills Mall, Blue Ribbon Schools (Lincoln Hubbard Elementary) and New York Midtown Direct train. 

Room by Room Details of 226 Summit Avenue, Summit

First Level

  • Entry Foyer featuring hardwood floors, fireplace with custom millwork mantle and stone surround, board and batten wainscoting, original staircase to 2nd Level, bay of windows at entry, designer light fixture, custom window treatments, crown molding, baseboard molding
  • Living Room featuring hardwood floors, fireplace with custom millwork mantle and brick surround, 2 French doors out to Porch, custom window treatments, recessed lighting, designer light fixture, baseboard molding, crown molding
  • Dining Room featuring hardwood floors, custom built in buffet with shelving, Dry Bar with custom lower cabinetry and upper glass door cabinetry with lighting, beverage refrigerator, black granite countertops, swinging door to Kitchen, recessed lighting, chandelier, crown molding, baseboard molding, custom window treatments, in ceiling speakers, oversized antique mirror
  • Gourmet Chef’s Kitchen (renovated 2014) featuring hardwood floors, white custom shaker style cabinetry by Bischoff Cabinetmaking, gray Caesarstone countertops, white subway tile backsplash, custom natural wood island with seating for 3, built in banquette, upper glass door cabinetry storage with internal lighting over banquette, 2 sinks, recessed lighting, designer pendant light fixture over banquette, in ceiling speakers, Dacor 6 burner stainless double oven, stainless hood, Kitchen Aid refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher, Sharp microwave drawer, Grohe blue water system, Walk In Pantry with floor to ceiling custom shelving and pullouts
  • Family Room featuring Homework Area off of Kitchen featuring hardwood floors, custom built in Desk Area with storage and shelving, custom built ins with open shelving, designer light fixture, crown molding, baseboard molding, wall of windows and door to outdoors
  • Powder Room featuring hardwood floors, custom vanity with stone countertop, Walker Zanger mosaic tile, vintage zinc matte tile, baseboard molding, sconces
  • Rear hallway with staircase to Lower Level
  • Oversized 2 car garage with loft area and storage, electric doors

Second Level

  • Master Bedroom Suite featuring hardwood floors, designer pendant light fixtures, original windows, designer window treatments, baseboard molding, crown molding, 2 Walk In Closets with custom shelving and hanging storage, Vanity/Dressing Area with built in drawers
  • Master Study featuring hardwood floors, custom built in Desk and storage throughout, designer light fixture, custom window shade, eyebrow window, pincloth wallpaper
  • Master Bathroom featuring marble tile walls and flooring, 2 oversized custom vanities with storage and quartz countertops, built in storage cabinet, flush mount light fixture, recessed lighting, sconces, skylight, built in jetted tub, oversized shower, plantation shutters
  • Ensuite Bedroom #2 featuring fireplace with stone surround, carpeting, 4 original windows with custom window treatments, flush mount light fixture, baseboard molding, crown molding, 2 Walk In Closets, Bathroom featuring tile flooring and walls, custom vanity, granite countertop, tub/shower combination, medicine cabinet
  • Ensuite Bedroom #3 featuring carpeting, 4 original windows with custom window treatments, flush mount light fixture, picture rail, Closet, baseboard molding, crown molding, Walk In Closet, Bath featuring tile flooring and walls, custom vanity with granite countertop, tub/shower combination, medicine cabinet, 3 light sconce
  • Lounge featuring carpeting, bay of original windows, window seat, custom built ins with open and concealed storage, baseboard molding, crown molding, plantation shutters

Third Level

  • Bedroom #4 featuring carpeting, arched ceiling, baseboard molding, designer light fixture, 2 Closets
  • Bedroom #5 featuring carpeting, arched ceiling, baseboard molding, Closet
  • Office/Bedroom #6 featuring carpeting, arched ceiling, baseboard molding, designer light fixture, 2 Closets
  • Full Hall Bath

Lower Level

  • Mud Room with custom built ins and Coat Closet
  • Sports equipment Storage Area and bench
  • New concrete slab, Marmoleum flooring and steel beam (2014)
  • Recreation Room
  • Storage Rooms
  • Laundry Room
  • Half Bath featuring penny floor tile
  • Plenty of Potential for Wine Room, Recreation Room and Children’s Arts and Crafts Room

Front Yard/Backyard

  • Wrap around Front Porch
  • Deck off of Family Room
  • Side Deck off of Kitchen
  • Meticulously landscaped with premium plantings and blooming perennials
  • Irrigation
  • Lynx/Sedona 3-burner outdoor grill

Additional Features

  • Ascher Davis Architects, New York, New York (architect and design work)
  • Mark Hunter Landscape Architect (2014)
  • 3 wood burning fireplaces
  • Extensive custom millwork (mudroom cubbies, hockey cubbies, laundry room, bookshelves and desk area, dining room, 2nd floor lounge)
  • Generator
  • Newer roof
  • Exterior painted (2014)
  • Porches painted (2018)
  • AC updated (2014 and 2017)
  • Sonos system with built in speakers in Kitchen, Den, Dining Room and wrap around Porch

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    Summit, New Jersey is a scenic and highly sought after locale with gorgeous homes and an upscale town center. The township features exquisite estates, charming family homes, cozy townhouses, and fabulous condominiums, all set within a peaceful and social community. Summit’s location makes transportation to New York extremely convenient, and its award-winning schools, plentiful recreational activities, and rich history is impossible to upstage. Summit residents love to call this community their home! Summit has so much to offer its residents: convenient transportation to New York City, award-winning schools, plentiful recreational activities and programs, and a rich history! It is no surprise that so many people choose to call Summit home! [optima_express_toppicks id="236518" sortBy="pd" displayType="grid" resultsPerPage="6" header="false" includeMap="false"]

    Summit School Information

    The Summit Public Schools consist of a number of remarkably distinguished institutions. The district offers top-notch early childhood education through Jefferson and WIlson Primary Centers, which offer both Pre-K and Kindergarten, and the five elementary schools within the district (Brayton, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln Hubbard, and Washington) have a strong reputation for academic excellence. The LCJ Summit Middle School is well-known for its dedicated and award-winning staff as well as their multitude of enriching academic, musical, and athletic programs that help students expand their horizons. Summit High School takes an individualized, student-centered approach to educational achievement that focuses on future career goals and continuing education preparation. The entire public school district thrives on community engagement and familial involvement, and every member strives to ensure that students are prepared for responsible citizenship by providing an optimal level of support through their numerous services and programs.

    The Summit area also offers a great selection of local summer camps including the Kent Place School summer camp, the creative camps at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, sporting activities sponsored by The Summit Department of Community Programs , and the Summit YMCA’s camp program.

    Summit Commuting Info

    New Jersey Transit provides convenient commuting options to New York from Summit, NJ.

    The Summit Train Station allows commuters to travel directly to Penn Station and Hoboken, and the PATH, The NY Waterway and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority provide complementary routes into and throughout NYC. Living in Summit also makes it easy to hop on The Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, and Route I-78. The Newark Liberty Airport, offering domestic and international flights, is within a 20 minute drive of Summit, NJ, making the location ideal for business travelers.



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