Tree-lined, picturesque, and quintessentially Maplewood, Park Avenue is an ideal location for living in the heart of things with an easy commute. Pick up the jitney on a nearby corner or head directly for the Midtown Direct train and the Village Center only 8/10 mile away. All three public schools are within a mile (Tuscan Elementary, Maplewood Middle and Columbia High).
This move-in condition home possesses all the charming details you’d expect to see in a well preserved Craftsman Colonial. A welcoming entry foyer features a beautiful side staircase. Original built-in cabinetry with leaded glass doors, stunning mantle with dentil moldings. and custom marble hearth all frame the fireplace. Running beam moldings & a picture-perfect window seat enhance the large open plan living room and dining room, which are also are graced by high ceilings and gorgeous parquet flooring. Together with an adjoining sunroom the first floor is perfect for family gatherings, entertaining and cosy nights in.
The bright, eat-in kitchen and adorable breakfast room have a clear view of the deck and backyard through a large picture window. With multiple levels, the deck is also a perfect entertaining, relaxation and play area. The partially finished basement has a finished recreation room/gym space, WC/powder room, laundry room, and plenty of storage. There’s lots of room to expand the finished space if desired.
In addition to an updated bathroom, the second floor has 3 generous bedrooms, with a bonus sitting room off the master. Back in the day this was built as a sleeping porch. Currently it’s a private haven for the master, but in the future could possibly become a master bath and walk-in closet. The third floor has two great spaces – one currently used as an office and the other as a guest bedroom/TV room hideaway. Count in the large storage closet, and tons of future expansion possibilities open up if you desire a large master suite, family room or au pair live-in accommodation.
This house is flooded with sunlight, has been lovingly maintained, and is in move-in condition. If you’ve been wondering all year if you will ever find the right home out in the suburbs, come and experience this one, presented exclusively by Karin Carson Real Estate. It’s ready to go and ready for you.