27 Crestwood Drive
Located on a quiet, tree-lined street in a highly sought after residential neighborhood, this distinctive, eight-room colonial with gourmet kitchen, sun-drenched family room, three bedrooms, 2.1 updated baths, hardwood floors, central air-conditioning and neutral palette throughout presents an exceptional opportunity to the discerning buyer.
A warm entry vestibule, with stone floor, welcomes visitors to this lovely home. Inside, a broad archway leads from the living room to the spacious formal dining room and a double French door opens to the family room expanding all three areas and creating a comfortable flow ideal for entertaining. Situated off the family room, an elevated deck overlooks the very private back yard and paver patio. Beautifully updated and thoughtfully designed to make mealtime a pleasure, the gourmet eat-in kitchen boasts beautiful raised panel cabinetry with crown moulding, rich granite counter tops and a ceramic tile backsplash. A center island affords additional space for storage and preparation. Stainless steel appliances include a DCS five-burner gas cooktop with exhaust hood, KitchenAid wall oven, built-in KitchenAid microwave/convection oven, Samsung dishwasher, KitchenAid refrigerator/freezer with cafe doors and water and ice service and undermounted sink with refuse disposal. The breakfast area features a wrap-around banquette and pendant light fixtures. An updated powder room and rear vestibule complete the first level.
Situated on the second level, the master suite is composed of a large bedroom and full private bath. Sufficiently spacious to accommodate a sitting area, the master bedroom features two double closets and a lighted ceiling fan. Windows on two walls ensure comfortable cross breezes. Flawlessly renovated, the master bath is equipped with a tile floor, glass-enclosed shower with tile surround and built-in vanity with marble counter top. Two additional bedrooms, a full hall bath and center foyer complete the second level. Bessler stairs provide access to the attic.
The lower level offers an expansive recreation room, laundry room, storage/utility room and one-car garage.
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