Situated in the heart of Mountainside, Virginia Ave Estates is a new home development designed and built by Pombal Builders, a local father and son team. Four new homes are being built in the heart of Mountainside; within a stone’s throw of playgrounds, sports fields, a local house of worship and Deerfield School, Mountainside’s middle school for grades 3-8. One home already sold, three left to choose from!
1258 Virginia Ave – Asking $1,245,000
This five bedroom, four and one half bath center hall colonial inspired luxury home is a beautiful combination of traditional and modern styles, designed with today’s buyer in mind. The exterior of the home will be maintenance free James Hardie plank siding, Dutch stone, Azek trim and Andersen windows.
The blue stone walkway will lead you through the covered entrance into the two story foyer where you will truly appreciate the quality and scale of this home’s grand design. The first floor layout was designed to appeal to a modern family’s needs and lifestyle. The formal living room will be to your right and will feature a bay window, crown and picture frame molding; an ideal setting for entertaining. The formal dining room will be to your left and will also have a bay window and will be adorned with crown and picture frame molding, adding the perfect touch of elegance to any dinner party.
Overlooking the large flat backyard will be the true center of the home; the open concept kitchen and family room. The family room will have a gas fireplace and large windows. The kitchen will have a center island, soft close cabinets with pull out storage organizers, and a premium appliance package.
Beyond the kitchen will be a first floor bedroom with near by full bathroom; ideal for guests or an office. A mud room will be perfectly situated off the two car garage.
The second floor will feature four bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a separate laundry room. Adorned with a tray ceiling and beautiful molding, the master suite will have an oversized walk in closet and luxurious master bath with soaking tub and separate shower.
Finally, a spacious finished basement with half bath, and level back yard, make this home a perfect choice for any buyer looking for new construction in one of NJ’s most desirable suburbs.
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Interior - First Floor
Interior - Second Floor
Mountainside, NJ Ranked #12 Best Place to Live in NJ in 2017 by NJ Monthly Magazine
A hidden gem, Mountainside Borough is located on 4.1 square miles of land that was set aside many years ago by the Lenni Lenape Indians as hunting grounds. Built on the side of the Watchung Mountains, Mountainside is a small picturesque community featuring an abundance of trees and hilly terrain that bear witness to it’s name. Mountainside’s growth since WWII has taken the form of single family homes on streets which wind up the mountain, giving many houses a view across New Jersey to the NYC Skyline. There is also a great deal of open space as a part of the Union County Park System (Echo Lake Park and the Watchung Reservation). The small commercial center includes excellent restaurants, a gourmet food market, salons, a florist, bakery, deli and banks.
You have a lot of options when commuting from Mountainside. The NJ Transit buses 114, 114x and 117 run through Mountainside by way of Rt. 22. There is a sheltered stop in front of the Town Hall (Rt. 22 and New Providence Rd.) with reserved parking available. There is also a stop at Mountain Ave and Rt. 22 in Springfield. Please call 908-232-2400 for more information.
The Lakeland Bus is another popular option for direct service to NY Port Authority from their convenient Park and Ride location on Broad St in Summit.
Both the Summit and Westfield train stations are within a few minute drive. Summit Train Station offers Mid Town Direct service to NY Penn Station (35 minutes!) and non-resident parking options.
By car, Routes 22, 24, 287, 78 , the NJ Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway are all easily accessible. The Newark Liberty International Airport is about a 20 minute drive.
The Mountainside school district is comprised of Beechwood School (PreK-2), Deerfield School (3-8) and Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights (9-12). Governor Livingston Ranked #54 best public high school in NJ for 2017 on Niche schools. For information on buses call (908) 232-3232. There is also a Inter –Parochial School at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Mountainside (K-8) which is run by Holy Trinity in Westfield.
With much of the town bordering on the Watchung Reservation (2000+ acres of undisturbed county park land), Mountainside is a nature lovers dream town. With well maintained establishments like the Trailside Nature and Science Museum and the Watchung Stables your kids will have access to horse back riding and educational programs right in their backyard. There are also many miles of hiking and biking trails, lakes and historical sites.
Other Useful Info
Municipal Building 1385 Rt. 22 East (908) 232-2400 8:30a-4:30p M-F
Board of Education 1497 Woodacres Dr. (908) 232-3232
Post Office 604 Sherwood Pkwy (908) 233-0148
Area Hospitals: Overlook, Summit; Children’s Specialized Hospital, Mountainside; St. Barnabas, Livingston
The Emma Team of CENTURY 21 Emma Realtors
73 Summit Ave, Summit, NJ 07901
Patricia Sharkey, (908) 230-1302
Christina Bove, (908) 416-6364
Rendering: This drawing is conceptual only and for the convenience of reference. It should not be relied upon as representation express or implied, of the landscaping, exterior details, final size, location or dimensions of any lot or building area. The developer expressly reserves the right to make any modifications, revisions, and changes it deems desirable. The developer reserves the right to change or discontinue any construction features or materials shown at any time without notice. The landscaping, including grass, plants and trees in this rendering are an artist’s interpretation only and may differ from the landscaping included in the sale.
Virginia Ave Estates