About this listing
Be at home in this grand historic house in Montclair, with fireplace, central heat/air, modern kitchen, huge porch, wifi, 3 TVs, and still be 30-60 minutes to midtown Manhattan by train, bus or car. In fact, it's just 1 block to NYC bus service.
The 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 officially has 8 bedrooms, though currently 5 rooms are used as bedrooms. There are also 2 other rooms with comfortable (Sealy) sofa sleeper pull-out couches. The house comfortably sleeps 12.
- King in master bedroom
- queen in guest bedroom
- 2 singles in one kid's room
- 1 single in another kid's room
- Sealy sleeper sofa in family room with close-able pocket door for privacy (there's a separate living room & media room where people typically gather to chat)
- Sleeper sofa in basement
- Couch in play room
- 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. Also available immediately 1 room for $130 per night 1-2 persons only.
3 large screen TVs, wifi, modern kitchen, 4 full baths
Interaction with Guests
Typically we won't be there. However, our babysitter has a room there, and we often airbnb one room room. Even with those two rooms taken on the 3rd floor, there are 4 bedrooms on the 2nd floor, 2 additional bedrooms on the 3rd floor, and sleeper sofas on the 1st floor and in the finished basement.
Walk to destination restaurants, library, train, bus, forest. Quiet, beautiful. Historic houses. 5 minutes drive to nature park and views of Manhattan
Bus at end of road; train 10 minutes walk; close to I-280 and Garden State Parkway
No smoking, no pets.
About the Host, Kathryn & John
We live in Montclair, NJ - 30 minutes west of New York city. We're marketing consultants, soccer parents, big-time skiers, and adventure enthusiasts.