Commuter’s Dream. Ranch with Contemporary Flair – Fanwood, NJ

by Jackie on May 16, 2013

121 North Avenue, Fanwood, NJ             Asking Price:  $398,000

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Welcome to this pretty 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch with contemporary flair, set on a picturesque corner property.  The open floor plan and light, bright rooms make this home especially appealing.  This home is a commuter’s dream – a five minute walk from the Fanwood Train Station.

As you enter into the foyer, the spacious living room is on your left and flows through to a family room with volume ceiling, full brick fireplace and cherry wood custom built-in cabinets and book cases. The formal dining room is perfect for entertaining and leads to sliding doors offering access to the patio and backyard.  The pretty kitchen has plenty of cabinets and corian counter tops, a 2-drawer dishwasher and newer refrigerator.   The master bedroom has an en-suite, updated bathroom and hardwood floors.  There are also two additional bedrooms, both with hardwood flooring, and a newer main bathroom.

There is a full basement with laundry facilities offering a newer washer and dryer and a built-in 2-car side-entry garage.  Add to all of this, newer vinyl windows, a new hot water heater, central air conditioning and an updated electrical service.  This move-in condition home is located only 0.3 miles from Fanwood commuter train station and is convenient to the New York Bus, town and schools.

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121 North FlPlan

First Floor

Entry Foyer with coat closet

Welcoming, light and bright Living Room

Formal Dining Room with sliding doors to patio and back yard

Pretty Kitchen with Corian counters, tile backsplash, 2-drawer dishwasher, Samsung refrigerator, newer sink & faucet

Family Room with full brick fireplace, high ceilings and custom cherrywood built-in’s

Master Bedroom with updated en-suite bathroom

2 Junior bedrooms

Updated Main Bathroom

Basement

Laundry Room with new washer and dryer

Storage Room

2 car Attach Garage with automatic door openers

 

Backyard

Brick patio

Beautiful lawn and flowers

General

Gas Forced Air Heat

Central Air Conditioning

New vinyl windows

Remodeled Bathrooms

Cherry built-in’s in Family Room

Electrical Upgrade  2000

LG Washer & Dryer 2012

New Gas Water Heater 2012

“Smart Strand” carpeting in Living/Dining/Family Rooms 2010

Driveway repaved d2006

Brick Patio – Cambridge paving stones installed

Year Built:  1967

Lot Size:      65 x 145

Taxes:         $11,926 (2012

Schools:  School One

Park Middle School   

Scotch Plains High School                 Click for Info for Fanwood Schools 

 

Click: See the Virtual Tour and Interactive Floor Plan

 

Learn About Fanwood:

Township Information:  Click this link

Commuting Information

Many people working in Manhattan and surrounding areas are drawn to live in Fanwood, NJ.  It’s ideal to live in a pretty town, with an active town center and have easy access by rail and bus service into New York City.

By Rail

This home is only 0.3 miles from the train station – approximately a 5 minute walk.

New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley Line provides rail service from the Fanwood train station into Newark Penn Station and then a direct connection of one stop into Penn Station New York.  There is also a direct train running non-stop from Westfield to Newark Penn Station  several times during both morning and evening rush hours.  On the non-stop service, the average one-way journey time from Fanwood to Penn Station New York is about 50 minutes.

Time Table and Train Service Info:   Click Here

There is also the popular connection to the PATH Rapid Transit System train from Newark Penn Station that travels via Jersey City to downtown Manhattan.

By Bus

For those who prefer the bus, Fanwood has a bus service through New Jersey into Manhattan

Fanwood Bus Service

Airport

Fanwood is about a 25 minute drive from Newark Liberty International Airport, a major gateway for both continental and international flights.

Fanwood Map

Contact Jackie for more info or a private showing (732) 261-6151

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