42 Essex Road
This charming split level has it all. Central air conditioning, updated gourmet kitchen, master bedroom with its own full bath, family with sliders to private, fenced patio and 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