The Sue Adler Team is proud to present our new listing for sale at 51 Valley View Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901. Elegant craftsmanship is evident both inside and out of this recently renovated turn of the century 5 BR, 3.5 bathroom custom colonial just minutes to train to NYC! Nestled privately on nearly ¾ of an acre of stunningly landscaped property with pond/waterfall and wraparound flagstone patio. Boasts original period details and uniquely sourced materials incorporated seamlessly with the ultimate in modern amenities – excellent flow for entertaining with chef’s kitchen open to sun drenched dining and family rooms. Light filled Master suite with luxurious marble bath, walk-in shower and claw foot tub. Insulated detached garage with workshop and attic storage. Do not miss this private oasis in the heart of Summit!
Welcome to 51 Valley View Avenue, a turn of the century home set on nearly ¾ of an acre of magnificent park like property in the heart of the tree lined streets of Summit. With original period details evident at every turn, a recent renovation has only enhanced the character of this truly unique residence.
Upon arrival, you will pass through the charming front porch to enter the spacious entry foyer where you’ll instantly feel the openness and inner warmth of this ageless beauty. The soaring ceilings, original oak floors and woodwork details will give you your first taste of what the home has to offer. Proceed through a broad archway into the multifunctional Music Room where the original hardwood floors gleam from light streaming in through large windows. It’s a fabulous place to gather while entertaining groups large and small. Continue on into a cozy Living Room highlighted by a wood-burning fireplace with an intricately detailed stone mantel that’s sure to be a conversation starter as you pass through on your way to an open and airy European style Kitchen and Dining area with unique irregular width old growth pine plank floors. Here, no detail has been spared as custom cabinetry and high-end appliances are sure to satisfy even the most discerning of chefs. Prepare quick snacks served at the marble topped center island breakfast bar or more formal meals enjoyed in the Dining Area featuring French doors leading out to the sprawling flagstone patio – a meticulously planned oasis that offers a very large and private space to entertain. A built-in office alcove assures there’s no need to stack up daily mail on the kitchen counters while an impressive walk-in pantry provides fantastic storage space for demanding cooks. After the meal, relax in front of the TV in the adjacent Family Room highlighted by built-in cabinetry and wall speakers set beneath an attractive bead board ceiling. An elegant Powder Room and well equipped Mud Room outfitted with custom storage and cubbies are conveniently located to meet all your daily needs.
When its time to retire for the night, you’ll stroll up the grand staircase to the second level where unlimited charm exudes throughout the sleeping quarters. The luxurious Master Suite is drenched in light from large windows on three sides – relax there while listening to the sound of water trickling in the koi pond located just below a large window alcove, or enter the elegant spa-like en suite Master Bath boasting a large claw footed soaking tub that’s perfect for further relaxation. A walk-in closet, two additional storage closets and custom shelving assure all your storage needs are met.
Two additional bedrooms with original hardwood floors, unique window alcoves and ample storage space as well as a fully updated Hall Bath assure privacy and comfort for family and guests. French doors lead to a stunning Library with 2 full walls of built-in shelving ideal for display of treasured books and other collectible items. Proceed up to the third level where you will find two additional bedrooms, both with ample storage options and one with a convenient built-in cedar closet, as well as a charming full bath featuring original brick wall detail combined with modern amenities, which provide all the additional living area your family and guests could need.
And there’s more…a spacious lower level recreation room provides plenty of space for both daytime workouts and game nights with friends – both enjoyed while listening to quality surround sound music. A fully equipped Laundry Room and plenty of unfinished storage space round out the lower level.
This tranquil oasis is a must see! With its classic turn of the century style, luxury modern renovations, park-like grounds and close proximity to world-class shopping, fine restaurants and easy access to NYC transportation, 51 Valley View Avenue is truly a one-of-a-kind home.