The SpaceThe house is a grand Georgian colonial built in 1907 with renovated kitchen and bathrooms. It's in a quiet neighborhood close to the town center and with a park nearby.
The house is 6400 square feet, fully furnished 4 floors, 4.5 baths, 2 fireplaces, colonial features throughout, 2 stair cases (main & "servant's" stairs). The very large eat-in-kitchen has a center bar with 4 stools, 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks, 2 ovens and table that seats 6+. In addition, the dining room comfortably seats 8. It's the perfect gathering place. Hardwood floors throughout. Finished basement has entertainment center, sound system, DVD player, cable TV. Washer and dryer. Large porch and fenced-in yard. There are many toys for kids, play room, swingset, board games, movies, books, etc..
The house has 4 floors. This listing excludes the top floor - the top floor has a room for our live-in babysitter and a room rented by a student. They will share the kitchen during your stay, although they are often away.
Possible sleeping arrangements for this listing:
- King in master bedroom
- 2 singles in one kid's room
- 1 single in another kid's room
- queen air mattress in library on floor with master and kids rooms
- Sealy sleeper sofa in family room on ground floor with close-able pocket door for privacy (there's a separate living room & media room where people typically gather to chat)
- Sleeper sofa in finished basement
- Couch in play room
- additional Air mattresses also available
The master bedroom has a double-headed shower and all-modern fixtures (renovated 1 year ago). A guest bathroom has an original claw-foot tub. Bathrooms on every floor.
Montclair is a go-to destination for people living in New Jersey. Over 45 Zagat-rated restaurants. Walk 4 blocks to the center of town (Church Street) for restaurants, Starbucks, movies, cute shops, etc..
House is available for the dates shown in the calendar. Guest Access3 large screen TVs, wifi, modern kitchen, 3 full baths
Bedroom floor (1st floor with 4 bedrooms), ground floor (modern kitchen, dining room, sitting room, another sitting room with pull out couch), and finished basement (tv room with pull out couch, washer/drier). Excludes top floor where our babysitter/Au pair lives - we will confirm if she will be there during your visit (she keeps to herself and her room, mostly) Interaction with GuestsTypically we won't be there. However, on the top floor, which is excluded in this listing. She will share the kitchen, although she is gone most often away over weekends and holidays. We also have a cat called Mimi which we ask guests to feed with the provided food and give fresh water - if you cannot we will have a neighbor come to the house. The NeighborhoodWalk to destination restaurants, library, train, bus, forest. Quiet, beautiful. Historic houses. 5 minutes drive to nature park and views of Manhattan Getting AroundBus at end of road; train 10 minutes walk; close to I-280 and Garden State Parkway