Pretty as a picture, this lovely, well maintained colonial rests on neatly landscaped property and enjoys a prime spot in Maplewood’s “hot” Hilton neighborhood. Situated just blocks from shopping, two parks, the library and with a nearby Jitney stop to NYC commuter trains only .2 mi away, you are ready to take full advantage of all this thriving community has to offer. Located at 208 Lexington Avenue, this home is offered at $295,000.
Step inside where spacious rooms are arranged in an easy flow. Two guest closets are here for your convenience. The living room is distinguished by its front bow window and fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases. The formal dining room is adjacent to the modern kitchen, where cabinet storage and counter space are plentiful. A door to the deck encourages al fresco dining at every opportunity. Bedrooms are nestled comfortably on the second level, all served by the hall bath. And, there is walk-up access to the attic through the third bedroom with additional storage space in the lower level basement.
Some of the highlights of this property are:
- new boiler, front steps and driveway in 2014
- hardwood and carpeted flooring throughout
- decorative moldings and trim
- versatile decor, recessed lighting and abundant natural light
- spacious eat-in kitchen
- steam radiator heating and ceiling fans
- vinyl siding and wood shingle exterior
- covered front entryway
- storage shed
- paved driveway with additional parking
The Hilton Neighborhood
The Hilton neighborhood, where this property is located, is considered Maplewood’s most affordable neighborhood with most homes selling for under $400,000. It is a modest neighborhood of smaller homes, and it is safe and welcoming. It is a very walkable area with couples out strolling, people walking dogs, moms pushing strollers with young children, or folks just doing some local shopping.
Here are some of the perks to living in the Hilton neighborhood:
-There is an active neighborhood Association (Hilton Neighborhood Association) to handle quality of life issues
-The neighborhood is close to Whole Foods, Target, and Trader Joe’s in neighboring towns
-The area is in close proximity to De Hart Park, Maplecrest Park, and the Hilton Library
-Local festivals like MayFest, Harvestfest and the seasonal farmer’s market take place within easy walking distance
-Jitney service to Maplewood Station is conveniently located at Prospect/Hilton
-The neighborhood is close to major highways, business centers and Newark Airport
208 Lexington Avenue is a place you can easily call home and one you will be proud to share with friends and loved ones. Contact Ginge Calhoun at 310-600-1351 for details and showings.
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