32 Suffolk Avenue
Nestled away on a quiet tree-lined street in a highly desirable residential neighborhood, this classic, seven-room, center hall colonial with updated gourmet kitchen, three bedrooms, 1.1 modern baths, hardwood floors, central air-conditioning offers the very best in contemporary suburban living. Ideal for kids of every age, the exceptionally spacious and fully fenced backyard features a large paver patio and abundant natural shade.
A covered front portico, warm entry vestibule and deep center foyer with rich millwork welcome visitors to this lovely home. A handsome wood-burning fireplace, with tile hearth and traditional wooden mantel, serves as the focal point of the front-to-back formal living room. Double French doors open from the foyer to the living room and spacious formal dining room creating a sweeping flow ideal for entertaining. Situated off the living room and ringed by windows spanning three entire walls the sunroom is a welcome first level retreat for adults and children alike.
Impeccably updated and certain to please even the most demanding home chef, the gourmet eat-in kitchen features a tile floor and refaced Shaker cabinets with marble counter tops, ceramic tile backsplash and undermounted double sink. A center island with butcher block couter top provides additional space for storage and preparation. Stainless steel appliances include a Gaggenau four-burner gas cooktop with exhaust hood, Maytag wall oven with warming drawer, Kenmore refrigerator/freezer and Kenmore dishwasher.
An updated powder room and rear vestibule, with access to the back yard, rear patio and detached two-car garage, complete the first level.
Situated on the second level and sufficiently spacious to accommodate a sitting area, the master bedroom features a pair of closets, with mirrored doors, and a lighted ceiling fan. Large windows on three walls ensure comfortable cross breezes.
Beautifully renovated, the full hall bath is equipped with a tile floor, beadboard wainscoting, built-in vanity with marble top and shower-over-tub with marble subway tile surround.
Two additional bedrooms and center foyer complete the second level. A door opens to a staircase leading to the walk-up attic with potential to be finished as a fourth bedroom.
The lower level offers an expansive storage room with laundry area and access to the back yard.
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