33 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

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Welcome home to 33 Maplewood Avenue! Majestically perched on a hill overlooking the road leading to nearby town, this wonderful home is uniquely accessed via one of the most quiet and quaint private back roads in Maplewood wherein lives a community within a community. This beautiful appointed 4 bedroom, 21?2 bath home offers 4 spacious floors of living space. Beautifully updated inside and out, this striking home features high ceilings, gleaming hardwood floors, custom millwork, four fireplaces, thoughtfully designed built ins and an enormous covered front porch where one can relax with friends or drink their morning coffee overlooking the professionally landscaped front lawn. Entertaining and cooking are a delight in the sunny, newly updated eat-in Kitchen with professional grade stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The spacious Formal Dining and Living Rooms are flanked with walls of windows, two window seats in each, and seamless flow. Just .5 miles to Maplewood Village it provides an ideal location for commuters who can readily board NJT’s Midtown Direct train with easy access to both NYC and Hoboken’s Path Train service while offering a short stroll to restaurants, movies, schools and even South Orange Village located less then a mile in the other direction.

Room by Room Details of 33 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

First Level

  • Front Entry featuring solid wood front door with leaded glass pane insets, slate floor with decorative mosaic tile inlay, walk-in mud closet with shelving, chair rail and crown molding leading to the Center Foyer
  • Spacious Center Foyer featuring hardwood floors, baseboard, crown and chair rail moldings, designer chandelier, broad opening to wide hardwood staircase, Living Room and Dining Room, Coat Closet with shelving, door to Powder room and gallery hallway to Kitchen
  • Powder Room featuring designer travertine floor, Kohler pedestal sink, custom medicine cabinet with overhead sconce, Toto toilet, window, fan
  • Living Room featuring hardwood floors, ceiling fans with lights, baseboard and crown moldings, leaded glass window, elongated window, 2 French Doors leading to Front Covered Porch, gas fireplace with custom millwork, dentil molding and mosaic tile surround, custom built in bookcases and window seat with floor to ceiling shelving and cabinets with decorative recessed lighting
  • Dining Room featuring 2 large pocket paneled doors at Entry, hardwood floors, large bay window with 5 panels and window seat, 2 elongated windows at 3 exposures, designer chandelier, 2 decorative sconces, 2 built in glass china cabinets flanking large wood burning fireplace with custom millwork, hand painted with mosaic detail and brick surround, baseboard and crown molding
  • Gallery Hallway leading to Kitchen with French door to Lower Level
  • Kitchen with hardwood floors, ceiling fan, recessed light, white cabinetry and center island with hammered granite countertop, 5 elongated windows at 2 exposures, 2 exposed brick walls, Houzer stainless steel sink with reverse osmosis filtered instant hot spout and pull down faucet, new appliances including stainless steel LG French door refrigerator, stainless steel LG 6 gas burner stove with LG microwave hood, dishwasher and door to rear stairway, Breakfast Nook with designer globe lighting fixture, opening to Mudroom with recessed lighting, floor to ceiling custom shelving, double door closet with additional custom shelving, exterior door with window panels to Back Deck

Second Level

  • Wide Staircase featuring hardwood floors and brass railing, chandelier, elongated architectural window leading to Second Floor Landing with designer light fixture, Linen Closet with shelving, door to rear staircase, baseboard and crown molding
  • Master Bedroom Suite featuring tiger wood hardwood floors, 2 decorative ceiling fans with lights, recessed lighting, baseboard and crown molding, 4 windows with custom blinds at 3 exposures, decorative fireplace with dentil molding and mantle and painted brick surround, Double Closet with custom California Closet shelving, en suite newly updated Full Bathroom (2019) with decorative ceramic tile floor, large window with custom blinds, Toto toilet, custom wood vanity with stone countertop, 2 light sconces, tub with shower overhead
  • Bedroom #2 featuring carpet (hardwood underneath), ceiling fan with light, 2 large windows with blinds, custom closet?Bedroom #3 featuring carpet (hardwood underneath), ceiling fan with light, 3 large windows at 2 exposures, decorative fireplace with dentil molding and mantle and painted brick surround, walk in closet with shelving and second door to hallway
  • Hallway Full Bathroom recently updated (2018) featuring tile flooring, exposed brick wall, wall mirror, Toto toilet, 2 windows with blinds at 2 exposures, Novi Jacuzzi tub with shower overhead and subway tile surround, custom wood vanity with storage, fan, floor to ceiling built in linen shelving with laundry storage and cabinets

Third Level

  • Staircase with hardwood floors to Third Level Landing featuring chandelier, walk in closet with cedar shelves, access to attic storage space and closet with utility sink
  • Bedroom #4 featuring hardwood floors, ceiling fan with light, large closet with shelving, 2 skylights with custom blinds, 2 windows with blinds, baseboard molding
  • Office with hardwood floors, 2 windows, alcove with shelving

Lower Level

  • Carpeted stairway with 4 window niches and spot lighting
  • Recreation Room featuring carpet, recessed lighting, baseboard and chair rail molding, 3 window niches, 2 large closets with shelving, large walk-in closet/ wine cellar, 2 windows, 2 wide French doors leading to Gym
  • Gym featuring interlock 46 RubberCal gym flooring, recessed lighting, exposed painted brick wall
  • Workshop with painted concrete floor, built in work desk, commercial light fixture, peg board and shelving, convenient egress to outside
  • Laundry Room with painted concrete floor, utility sink, exterior door to outside vestibule, 2 windows, Samsung Steam front load dryer and Speed Queen top load washer and shelving?Boiler Room featuring recently converted (2012) oil to gas steam heating, hot water heater, storage


  • Detached renovated (2016) 2-car Garage with commercial lighting, electric remote opener and new garage door with window panels?Generously sized covered Front Porch featuring wood flooring, bead board porch ceiling and 2 ceiling fan lights
  • Stone stairway and landing with brick risers and wrought iron railing leading to blue stone Patio Landing?Maintenance free TREX back porch (new 2014) with staircase to backyard. Wooden cedar play set
  • Outdoor wooden work shed?Meticulous front, side and rear landscaping with blooming perennials and mature specimen trees

Additional Features/Upgrades

  • 9’ Ceilings (First and Second Levels)?8” baseboard molding (First, Second and Third Levels)
  • Private road with Back Road Association
  • Dual zone Carrier Ductless Air Conditioning system on 1st Floor (2019) includes optional electrical heat
  • Freshly Painted (2019)
  • Updated Kitchen (2019) – new stainless steal appliances, floor and granite countertop
  • Garage Renovation (2016)
  • Installed New TREX, Back Porch (2014)
  • Master Bedroom (tiger wood – 2012)
  • New Gas Boiler Steam Heating System and Hot Water Heater (2012) – Oil to Gas conversion, above ground oil tank removal certified,
  • Living Room fireplace converted to gas with new gas insert and liner, provides option for back up heat in the event of power outages
  • Installation of Whole house water softener and reverse osmosis water filtration to kitchen instant hot faucet (2011)
  • Installation of new floors – Entry foyer (slate) and powder room (travertine) – (2011)
  • Complete Roof replacement (2011) – Installed new Timberline Roof on house and garage, and 2 Skylights in 4th bedroom
  • Updated Powder Room (2011) – Travertine floor, Toto toilet
  • New Windows, trims, doors (1st and 2nd floors 2010) – Installed 14 new energy efficient, low E glass double hung replacement windows, replaced most trims and solid wood doors
  • Renovated Basement (2008) – Recreation room with recessed lighting, 2 large storage closets, installation of gym, replaced windows in laundry room, recreation room and utility room
  • Electrical Panel upgraded to 200 AMP (2004)
  • Hardwired with battery backup Carbon Monoxide and Fire Alarm System installed (2008)
  • Installation of drainage system and new concrete slab with water basin (2007)
  • Upgraded Electrical to 200 AMP (2004)

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    Maplewood is a thriving commuter neighborhood that combines the charm of small town living with the convenience of living just half an hour away from Midtown Manhattan. The area is youthful, energetic and extremely family-friendly. Maplewood provides a social atmosphere with many community events and an exciting downtown area while maintaining a peaceful residential appeal. With quality schools, scenic open spaces, shopping and entertainment options, and gorgeous properties, Maplewood is clearly a top-notch community to live in! [optima_express_toppicks id="236520" sortBy="pd" displayType="grid" resultsPerPage="6" header="false" includeMap="false"]

    Maplewood School Information

    The School District of South Orange and Maplewood  is served by The Montrose Early Childhood Center, seven elementary schools (Clinton, Jefferson, Marshall, Seth Boyden, South Mountain, Tuscan Elementary, and South Mountain, Annex), The South Orange and Maplewood Middle Schools as well as Columbia High School. All of these institutions have a positive reputation for academic rigor and boast extensive lists of impressive accomplishments that result from the strong emphasis on academic excellence and social responsibility as the foundation for all  their 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, committed staff, full-range student support, 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 in the community who want to keep expanding their worldviews. For the summer months, the district provides a highly praised children’s camp, the South Orange-Maplewood Community Summer Program.


    Maplewood Commuting Info

    Maplewood residents have convenient access to the Maplewood Train Station which provides direct access to New York Penn Station, Newark, and Hoboken, and The Port Authority on New York and New Jersey is nearby, featuring additional rapid transit options throughout New York. The area also has its own Jitney Bus Service that provides easy public transport to and from the Maplewood Station for the everyday commuter, and multiple bus routes in the area ensure that there are even more transport options to New York and throughout New Jersey.

    Maplewood is also situated near to routes 24, 280, I-78, 124, The New Jersey Turnpike, and The Garden State Parkway by car to ensure easy travel options throughout the state, and Newark Liberty Airport, a major continental and international gateway, is only a 20 minute drive away.



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