194 Springfield Ave
Summit, NJ 07901
Inspired by Old-World manors of the rural French countryside, this unique 5 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home is located in the picturesque Summit NJ Northside neighborhood, a short distance to downtown shopping, schools, and NYC-Direct Summit trains.The home, built in 1931, combines Normandy farmhouse and French manor styles of architecture, including a gambrel-style pitched slate roof, gabled dormers, a dovecote turret, all chimney, half-timber beam detail, and stain-glass windows.
FIRST FLOOR Glass Vestibule Foyer – opens into a coat closet, powder room, living room, dining room, kitchen, stairs to second floor Kitchen: Expansive gourmet cooks kitchen featuring Viking, Dacor, Sub Zero appliances, a large island, abundant custom painted cabinetry, a stunning Bahia blue granite countertop, breakfast room, beverage center, and easy flow to the garden for alfresco Dining Room: Wall of custom cabinetry features easy storage for all your dining supplies to host great dinner parties, inlaid wood floors, stained glass windows.Living Room: Large room with wood-beamed ceiling, wood-burning fireplace Family Room – cathedral ceiling, skylights, recessed lighting large gas fireplace and French doors that open to a private bluestone patio and idyllic rear garden.Entrance to 2-Car Garage: Wall of custom shelving across the full width of the garage
SECOND FLOOR Master Suite: Master bath with oversized walk-in shower w stained glass window & custom tile work; walk-in closet.Three bedrooms, all with a wall of custom cabinetry, closets, and shelving.Hall Bathroom: stained glass window, custom tile workHall Linen Closet
THIRD FLOOR Ensuite Bedroom overlooking the back gardens, stained glass double windows in the bathroom Walk-in Attic: window, easy access and use
BASEMENT Recreation Room: spacious room, recessed lighting Wine Cellar: Striking stainless steel bank vault door opens into spacious wine storage and serving spaceFull Bathroom: Walk-in shower Laundry Room: large area with lots of countertop space, clothes rod for drip-dry space, laundry sink, wall of built-in shelving for storageWork Room/Storage: wall of built-in storage, workbench Utility Room
GARDEN Professionally landscaped, set-back from the street on .41 acres Front yard: Bluestone front walkway leading to stone steps and entry porch, sweeping front yard, surrounded by trees, shrubs and tiered garden Backyard: Private yard with bluestone patio, meandering stone wall, garden stepping stones; perfect indoor/outdoor space for alfresco dining.
FEATURES INCLUDE:6-zone Gas Heating 2-Units Central Air Conditioning (new)50-gallon Hot water heater 2 Fireplaces (1 wood, 1 gas)Kitchen-Gas Stove (Viking), 2 Ovens (Dacor 1 convection-capable), 2 Bosch dishwashers, Sub-Zero Refrigerator, Beverage Center w/frig, 2 prep areas with sinks (1 copper patina), Quality Custom Cabinetry, Bahia Blue Granite Island Built-ins (3 bedrooms, dining room)Master walk-in closet, large circular shower (2 shower heads, temp control gauge)Refinished wood floors throughout (except master & guest suite, basement)Recessed lighting (all rooms)New windows & screens and stained-glass windows.Skylights in FR, back foyer, & kitchen Sump pump New 50-gal hot water heater New copper gutters & downspouts New outdoor house paint 2 backyard patios (upper & lower level-1 bluestone, 1 slate)Outdoor lighting Front & back landscape Wrought iron fencing Sprinkler system Finished Basement: Recreation room, full bath, wine cellar; laundry room with sink, built-in shelves/tables & large workspace; Workroom/storage with built-in shelves; unfinished crawl space for storage 2 car-garage built-in storage shelves