Introducing the latest renovation with my clients at South Mountain Investments (www.southmountaininvestments.com)... This unique 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath mid-century modern features open concept layout, floor to ceiling windows, finished basement, huge backyard with large deck & 2-car garage. What really got us excited about this property is its unique modern offering in the historic Montrose Park section of town which is walkable to town and train. South Orange is known for having a handful of mid-century modern homes but they are mostly concentrated in Newstead which is not very walkable to town.
As a designer and stager, it was so fun to renovate and fully stage something “not colonial or victorian” as so many of my projects are. I wanted this house to feel like California cool meets Suburban NJ. We spent a lot of time and money in transforming the front of the house to create a wood deck, a planter box, a feature wall with custom signage and oversized concrete landing pads as well as all new sculptural landscaping (Thank you to my assistant, Robbie, for your amazing eye for all things landscaping). I added elements of fun and modern to the interior renovation such as walnut wood tones, gray wood tones, slab front cabinets, floating vanities, elongated hexagon shapes, long bar pulls, round mirrors and globe light fixtures.
The first floor features an open concept living room/dining room/kitchen, a family room, three bedrooms and two full baths. The kitchen features quartz counters, a Bertazonni range, SS appliances and 8 ft long island. The master suite includes two double closets, double floating vanity, marble tile and walk-in shower with glass doors. The second floor features two additional bedrooms with stunning picture windows, a full bath with two floating vanities and a hangout loft space. The finished basement also has a powder bath and laundry room. The staging was a lot of work this time around as the house is so big and has four separate living rooms! Check it out the full house tour here at www.201turrellave.com.