The temperature is up, but open house activity has cooled, largely as a result of the upcoming July 4 holiday and ensuing confusion about just when the weekend celebration falls. About 64 properties are showing in all, ranging from a townhouse for $88,000 (44-A Meadowbrook Pl., Maplewood) to a newly listed $2,395,000, 16-room Colonial with six bedrooms and 7.2 bathrooms (30 West Rd., Millburn).
18 Heller Dr., Montclair
List Price: $1,750,000
Acreage: 1.17 Acres
Situated on over an acre, this 10-room Contemporary/ Expanded Ranch, a new listing, is certainly not lacking. Among the amenities: a first floor master suite with a clerestory window, a modern kitchen, new bathrooms, a heated three-car garage, two fireplaces, hardwood floors, central air and a “secret” garden. There is also a heated salt water pool, spacious deck and expansive backyard. The house was built in 1953 and renovated in 2007. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
320 Forest Ave., Glen Ridge
List Price: $829,000
Acreage: 0.21 Acres
Pretty, polished and spacious, this nine-room circa 1930 Colonial is also new to the market. Highlights include a chef’s kitchen with granite countertops and top-of-the-line appliances, central air, a wet bar and a patio. And, there is a finished, full basement and two-car attached garage. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
63 Burnett Terr., Maplewood
List Price: $582,000
Acreage: 0.21 Acres
Also a new listing, this eight-room, 2,305-sq. ft. Split Level, built in 1955, was renovated this year to include a new kitchen with custom cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar; hardwood floors; and a new main bathroom with custom tiling and two sinks. The bathroom in the master bedroom was updated as well. There is an unfinished basement and two-car attached garage, and deck and patio in the backyard. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
10 Smith Manor Blvd., Unit 419, West Orange
List Price: $165,000
Association Fee: $489
Built in 1999 and renovated in 2005, this three-room unit in a hi-rise building is also a new listing. Positives include central air and an assigned parking spot, and there are many amenities, including a gym, pool, 24-hour guard and valet parking. The kitchen is not eat-in but has good storage space. Open house 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Just reduced: The price of 16 Cross Pl., Glen Ridge was just lowered by $10,000. Now available for $339,900, this eight-room Colonial, profiled here, has spacious rooms, an updated kitchen and newer first floor bathroom. Open house 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. … Also just reduced by $10,000, 457 Baldwin Rd., Maplewood, pictured at left, has many upgrades including a deck and new windows and carpeting. The seven-room Colonial is listed for $365,000. Open house 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.