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Charming and Updated 1920's Colonial

79 Laurel Dr -

Tucked away in New Providence's most sought-after Laurel Park neighborhood of tree-lined streets located just blocks from school and Midtown Direct train station and bus stop, this 1920's Colonial exudes warmth and charm along with numerous tasteful and appealing updates. The scenic 1/4 acre lot features a delightful park-like backyard with level open space and wooded borders. The deck with privacy fence will become a favorite place to relax and entertain.  The professionally landscaped grounds (2009) include perennial and annual trees and plantings that enhance the property's appeal.  New Providence is a town well-known for it's enviable small-town atmosphere, convenient commuter options, and outstanding schools. New Providence High School is currently ranked #1 in the state by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

The entryway opens to a distinctive stairway featuring Arts-and-Crafts inspired railings and wainscoting. A focal point of the Living Room is the woodburning fireplace with custom floor-to-ceiling hearth. An arched passageway leads to a generous-sized formal Dining Room with chair rail. The updated Kitchen (2008) has a center island/breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and re-finished original pine flooring. A tiled Pantry/Mudroom provides great storage and access to the backyard. A Family Room and updated Powder Room complete the first level. Upstairs you will find a private retreat in the Master Bedroom with vaulted ceiling, skylight, abundant closet space and updated en suite Bath with jetted tub. Bedroom #2 has a cedar closet and carpet over wood floor, Bedroom #3 has recessed lighting, a 9' closet and carpet over wood floor, and Bedroom #4 has exposed wood floor and access to the walk-up attic. The updated Hall Bath completes this level. The Basement level is finished with a Recreation Room, Office and Laundry Room. The detached two car garage is wired for electric. The freshly painted deck overlooks the bucolic backyard which is accented with a variety of shrubs, flowers and mature trees. OTHER UPDATES INCLUDE: Timberline 30-year roof-2012, refinished wood floors in most first floor rooms-2011, new chimney cap and stainless steel liner-2009, new water heater-2007, new Burnham boiler-2002, thermal windows.

Listing information

  • MLS® ID: 3155962
  • Year Built: 1927
  • Status: Sold on 9/26/2014
  • Fireplaces: 1
  • Foreclosure: No
  • Estimated Annual Taxes: $13,259
  • Middle School: New Provms
  • Subdivision: Laurel Park
  • Property ID: 103549087
  • Beds: 4
  • Total Rooms: 8
  • Parking Type Description: Detached 2 cars
  • Lot Area: 0.22
  • County: Union
  • Elementary School: Salt Brook
  • Style: Colonial
  • Baths: 3 (Full: 2 3/4: 0 1/2: 1 Other: 0)
  • Stories: 3
  • New Construction: No
  • Lot Size: .224 AC
  • High School: New Provhs
  • Neighborhood: Laurel Park

Features

Appliances Carbon Monoxide Detector, Dishwasher, Range/Oven-Gas, Refrigerator, Self Cleaning Oven
Basement Yes
Basement Description Finished, Full
Basement Level Rooms Laundry Room, Office, Rec Room, Utility Room
Baths Desc Jetted Tub, Tub Shower
Cooling System Ceiling Fan, House Exhaust Fan, Wall A/C Unit(s), Window A/C(s)
Disclosure Avail Yes
Driveway Description 1 Car Width, Additional Parking, Driveway-Shared
Exterior Deck, Privacy Fence, Thermal Windows/Doors
Fireplace Desc Living Room, Wood Burning
Floors Carpeting, Ceramic Tile, Laminate, Wood
Garage Description Detached Garage
Heat Source Oil Tank Above Ground - Inside
Heat System Radiators - Steam
Level 2 Rooms 4 Or More Bedrooms, Bath Main, Bath(s) Other
Level 3 Rooms Attic
List Type Exclusive Right To Sell
Lot Description Level Lot, Open Lot, Wooded Lot
Ownership Fee Simple
Property Subtype Single Family
Roof Composition Shingle
Services Cable TV Available, Fiber Optic Available, Garbage Included
Sewer Public Sewer
Siding Vinyl Siding
Style Colonial
Utilities Electric, Gas-Natural
Water Public Water
Water Heater Gas
Year Built Details Approximate

Rooms

Bedroom 1 Upper Level 16x13
Bedroom 2 Upper Level 13x9
Bedroom 3 Upper Level 13x13
Bedroom 4 Upper Level 13x12
Living Room Main Level 22x13
Pantry Main Level 16x06
- Full Lower Level
Office Lower Level 11x09
Rec Room Lower Level 19x12
Dining Room - Formal Dining Room 13x12
Family Room 18x13
Kitchen - Center Island 12x11
Master Bedroom - Full Bath
Listed by Lynn Boyer of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties 908-464-5200