Montclair, NJ

Clearly rooted in classic mid-century design, this wonderful residence offers so many design elements still relevant to today’s modern lifestyle. This notable 1959 home, designed by architect Edward Durell Stone seamlessly blends with nature through its floor-to-ceiling windows offering year-round 360-degree views including NYC’s iconic skyline. Nestled among a wooded canopy on First Mountain, this 2,200+ sq. ft. home is a hidden oasis so close to Montclair’s bustling downtown, NYC transportation & parks. The open floor plan, with classic Japanese influences, offers a 1st-floor bedroom that transforms into a proper primary suite with access to the deck, plentiful closets & a full bath, a large living room framed by a stunning wall of windows, a dining room with terrific built-in storage & kitchen open to the deck & patio. There is a loft overlooking the living room perfect for an office. The open staircase leads to the lower level informal family room with a beamed ceiling, built-in shelving & wet bar, 3 additional bedrooms, a full bath, powder room & laundry. The entire perimeter is surrounded by decking in the Japanese engawa style, accessed through sliding glass doors on all sides, truly embracing the concept of inviting the outside in. With a cascading water feature, patio, and mature & natural landscaping, the exterior of this unique home offers a Zen-like experience for relaxation, meditation & entertaining. A family home for more than 50 years, it has been meticulously maintained with light hardwood floors, a 2-car detached garage, and CAC. For MCM purists & lovers of minimalist design, you will be delighted. This is a very special home looking for its very special new owners.

Property Details

  • $949,000
    List Price
  • 3825748
    MLS Number
  • 4
  • 2.5
  • 1959
    Year Built