11 Wildwood Avenue
Nestled away in West Orange’s prestigious Llewellyn Park, a 500-acre enclave of nineteenth century estates in America’s first planned and gated community, this absolutely pristine, all stone, 14-room, center hall colonial with gourmet eat-in kitchen, spectacular family room, six large bedrooms (including a master suite), 4.1 fully remodeled baths and central air-conditioning offers the very best in contemporary suburban living.
The first level features a stone front terrace; wide entry foyer with leaded glass sidelights; expansive formal living room with wood-burning fireplace; spacious formal dining room with floor-to ceiling paneled wainscoting and two sets of French doors opening to the sun porch; recently updated kitchen with center island and all stainless steel appliances; large breakfast room (open to the kitchen) with access to the sprawling rear deck with retractable awning; sweeping family room with built-in bookshelves and large windows spanning nearly three entire walls; game room (open to the family room) with built-in floor-to-ceiling bookshelves; sun porch with stone floor, Palladian window and vaulted ceiling; powder room; rear foyer with egress to the secluded stone courtyard; laundry/mud room with egress to the porte cochere and deck; and side vestibule with egress to one of several parking areas. Many of the rooms on this level feature the home’s restored original wide plank flooring.
The second level includes the spacious master suite (bedroom, den with balcony, luxurious bath and two walk-in closets); bedroom two and three which share a full jack-and jill bath; bedroom four with a huge walk-in closet; storage room with built-ins; and center foyer.
The third level accommodates the fifth and sixth bedrooms; full hall bath; storage room; two walk-in closets; center foyer; and attic.
The home also includes an unfinished lower level.
The property is deep and level with a circular paver driveway, several parking areas and detached three-car stone garage with adjacent patio.
About West Orange
Victoria Carter Town Guides: West Orange
Nestled amidst the valleys and ridges of the Watchung Mountains, West Orange has almost 50,000 residents and is home to many actors, Broadway stars, artists and musicians giving it a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe. It’s also the former home of the legendary inventor Thomas Edison, his previous residence now a national historic park and museum.
West Orange homes have an array of architectural styles including Victorians, colonials, ranches and Cape Cods. The town also has many family-friendly entertainment and recreational activities including winding trails throughout the South Mountain and Eagle Rock Reservations, the Turtle Back Zoo, a treetop adventure course and the Richard J. Codey skating arena. For foodies, West Orange offers more than 220 restaurants.
The school system is highly-rated and known for arts and music. Residents with school-age children matriculate into 11 public schools or several prestigious private schools. Read More
What residents like best
- Highly-rated schools with award-winning arts and music programs
- South Mountain and Eagle Rock Reservations
- Thomas Edison National Historic Park and Museum
- South Mountain Recreation Complex
- Easy commute to New York City
Hazel Elementary Mount Pleasant Pleasantdale Elementary Redwood Elementary St Cloud Elementary Washington Elementary
Liberty Middle School Roosevelt Middle School Thomas A Edison School
West Orange High School
- Train: NYC commute into New York Penn Station and Hoboken 28-37 minutes. Free Jitney service to Orange and South Orange stations
- Roads: Interstates 280/287, I-95, Garden State Parkway
- Airport: Newark International Airport approximately 12 miles