Montclair In-Town Gem

Montclair In-Town Gem!

68 Orange Avenue, Montclair

Offered at $849,000

Public Open House, Sunday, September 25, 2-4 pm

Welcome to 68 Orange Road, a freshly updated 6-bedroom, 4.5 bath Colonial, with 2-car garage and zoned CAC, loaded with Old World craftsmanship and expanded for today’s lifestyle, including a possible in-law suite, all located steps from Montclair Center’s shops, restaurants, theaters, gyms, Whole Foods, hotels, NY transportation and more!

Head up the Belgian block walkway to the enclosed wraparound porch with natural stone foundation, then through the elegant stained-glass framed doorway into a gracious foyer with hardwood floors, original wainscoting, period woodwork and guest closet. 

Two elegant wooden columns and an archway with dentil moldings welcome you into the living room, also with hardwood floors, where plenty of windows bring in natural light.

Pocket doors open to the formal dining room which boasts a period tin ceiling, and a tiled gas fireplace with a wooden mantel carved to echo the columns and dentil archway in the foyer. 

The first floor continues as the hall from the foyer leads to the expanded part of the home, where you’ll find an updated full bath with quartz countertops, an updated eat-in kitchen with recessed LED lights, new stainless steel appliances, and a separate back entrance.

There’s also a large sunny family room with tons of storage, which could be used as an in-law suite. Access to this part of the home can also be made from the dining room.

Back in the original section of the home, a grand staircase of natural wood with Champagne Box finials leads to a landing featuring the large original stained glass window radiating soft honey-colored light. 

The second floor of the original portion of the home boasts hardwood floors, original woodwork, a full guest bath, a linen closet, and 3 generous bedrooms. The main hall leads seamlessly to the expanded primary bedroom suite, which boasts a sitting room with wet bar, huge twin closets, and an ensuite bathroom with shower and tub.

Two more bedrooms and a full bath with a sitting area round out the home on the third floor.  The walkout unfinished basement features a laundry room with a second refrigerator, a utility room, a half bath and plenty of space for a home gym and storage.

This marvelous home, a “Walker’s Paradise,” boasts a Walk Score of 91,  meaning most daily errands do not require a car. If you do have a car (or 2), the newly paved driveway leads to the 2-car garage with an extra storage bay. And there’s even a low-maintenance backyard perfect for summer gatherings!

The purchasers of this home will get the best of all worlds! Will it be you? 




6 Bedrooms/4.1 Baths

Zoned central air

Enclosed wraparound front porch

Stained glass

Period woodwork

Hardwood floors

Vintage fireplace

Formal dining room

Updated eat-in kitchen

Expanded family room

In-law suite possible

One-floor living

Primary bedroom with ensuite bath

2-car garage with extra storage bay

Walk-out basement

“Walker’s Paradise” Walk Score of 91