221 Wyoming Avenue
Set atop a tall knoll in a highly sought after residential neighborhood, this all brick, 11-room, center hall colonial with flawlessly updated gourmet kitchen, five large bedrooms, central air-conditioning and immense rear patio – promises the very best in contemporary suburban living. A tiled entry vestibule and deep center foyer welcome visitors to this exceptional home. Broad archways open to the front-to-back living room and spacious formal dining room creating a natural flow ideal for entertaining. A stunning wood-burning fireplace, with gleaming marble hearth and surround, serves as the focal point of the expansive living room. Situated off the living room, the family room features two sets of floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. Also located off the living room, the sunroom serves as a tranquil first level escape and a natural gathering spot for adults and children alike. The powder room is set off the center foyer.
Certain to please even the most dedicated home chef, the fully remodeled gourmet eat-in kitchen offers furniture-quality raised panel cabinets with crown moulding, deep counter tops and a subway tile backsplash. A matching center island with contrasting counter top provides additional space for storage and preparation. Stainless steel appliances include a Thermador four-burner gas range with griddle, integrated hood and stainless steel backsplash; KitchenAid refrigerator/freezer with café doors; KitchenAid dishwasher; and undermounted sink). The spacious breakfast area features a lighted ceiling fan. A door opening to the sprawling rear patio makes indoor/outdoor entertaining a convenient pleasure. A doorway leads to the dining room. A tile floor, recessed lighting and large windows on two walls complete the room.
Situated on the second level, the master suite is composed of a spacious bedroom and full private bath. The bedroom offers a hardwood floor and cedar closet. A second cedar closet is located in the foyer adjacent to the master. Windows on two walls ensure comfortable cross breezes The master bath is equipped with a tile floor, built-in vanity and glass-enclosed shower. Three additional large bedrooms (two with cedar closets and one with built- in floor-to ceiling bookshelves), a full hall bath and center foyer complete the second level.
Ideal for use as an au pair/guest suite, the third level offers a fifth bedroom, full bath and sweeping foyer with sufficient room to accommodate an office or study area.
The lower level features an expansive recreation room, laundry room, storage/utility room and two-car garage with additional space for storage.
Victoria Carter Town Guides: Maplewood
With a population of 24,000, Maplewood’s tree-lined streets are home to a range of architectural styles including Colonials, Tudors and stately Victorians with wrap-around porches. Quaint, yet affordable, the town is popular with the artist community and families who love its diversity. Maplewood offers a hip, cultured, community that thrives on the involved lifestyle of its residents, The highly regarded school system gives families a suburban option with easy access to New York City.
Downtown Maplewood is affectionately known by residents as “the village.” Here you will find a variety of bistros, restaurants, delis, cafes and the local movie theater.
Beautiful Memorial Park was designed by the Olmsted Brothers and offers Maplewood residents trails, quaint footbridges and even a rock garden. There is also the South Mountain Reservation, which encompasses 2,112 acres of natural landscape and envelopes the South Mountain Recreation Complex. There’s even a 25-foot waterfall, Hemlock Falls. Read More
What residents like best
- Diversity of community
- Commutability to Manhattan
- Affordability and variety of housing
- Top rated schools
- The Village
- Memorial Park
Clinton Elementary School
Seth Boyden Demonstration School
Jefferson Elementary School
Tuscan Elementary School
Maplewood Middle School
Columbia High School
- Train: 31-40 minutes, Maplewood station to New York City Penn Station
- Major roads: Route 124, Interstate 78
- Airport: Newark International Airport 9 ½ miles