This charming 3 bedroom colonial home is move-in ready and close to the center of the quaint town of High Bridge, set above street level with additional access from the rear of the property. The home offers lovely entertaining spaces inside and out with a sunny, open first floor and spacious backyard. It is perfect for a first-time home buyer or downsizing household looking to enjoy convenience of small town living with nearby restaurants, shopping, and convenient commuting choices.
The home’s interior features include a floor plan that flows well for day-to-day living while affording the spaces required for family gatherings and other entertaining. Hardwood floors and baseboard hot water heat are ideal for keeping dust to a minimum. The generous windows bring natural and supplemental light into the rooms throughout the day.
The home’s front entrance welcomes visitors to large open space that combines formal dining and living rooms only separated by classic center staircase. The spacious living room features large picture window, hardwood floor and two ceiling fans. The formal dining space includes chandelier, hardwood floor, large picture window and wood burning stove. This combined front space of the home offers abundant natural light and is perfect for family gatherings large or small.
The eat-in kitchen is oriented towards views of the natural beauty of the backyard highlighted with an oversized picture window viewing the outdoor patio and backyard. The kitchen features wood cabinetry, Formica-style counter and back splash, large stainless steel sink with garbage disposal, and wood-style laminate floor. Appliances in the kitchen include stainless steel LG refrigerator, Whirlpool stainless steel dishwasher, double wall oven, stainless steel gas range cooktop, and stainless steel LG microwave. The kitchen connects through a wide arched doorway to the dining room and flows into a spacious and sunny laundry/mudroom.
The laundry/mudroom provides an entrance from the rear patio and access to the stairs to the finished basement. It features two large picture windows, utility closet, indoor/outdoor carpeting and gas dryer hook-up. French doors provide a classic touch and connect the space to living room.
The entertaining spaces of the home are completely separate from the private living spaces with all of the three of the large, sunny bedrooms and one full bathroom located on the second floor. The master bedroom features hardwood flooring, ceiling fan, and oversized closet. The second bedroom features decorative hardwood floor, ceiling fan, and closet. The third bedroom features wood-style vinyl floor, ceiling fan, and closet. The full bathroom features newer pedestal sink, white tile floor, white tiled tub-shower and additional vanity area with under-counter storage. The second floor hallway features hardwood floors, an oversized linen closet, and access to pull-down stairs to full attic for storage.
The basement of the home is finished with drop ceiling, recessed lighting, carpeting, and extensive, easily-accessed closet storage space. A portion of the finished space is enclosed and is currently used as a small home office. The utility room includes a oil-fired boiler for hot water baseboard heat and electric hot water heater. Additionally there is a full house exhaust fan is located in attic. Outside the home is an above-ground oil tank and a leased propane tank providing fuel for the dryer and cooktop.
The exterior features of the home include a large, open, level, fenced backyard which is ideal for entertaining space with large slate patio. Specimen trees, bushes, and perennials further enhance the natural beauty of the backyard. At the rear of the property is storage shed and two parking spots providing convenient access to the home.
The property is located in High Bridge Borough with in Hunterdon County. Residents of this close-knit community benefit from its highly-rated schools, youth sports programs, and Borough-sponsored family and community activities. Residents enjoy the quaint downtown which provides retail shops, restaurants and cafes. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of High Bridge Hills Golf Club, Columbia Trail, Lake Solitude, Round Valley and Spruce Run Reservoirs, and premier fly fishing area in the Ken Lockwood Gorge. High Bridge sponsors many activities geared towards families such as the summer movies and concert series, a weekly farmers’ market, the annual Pooch Parade, the annual Soap Box Derby and Community Day festivities. It is served by High Bridge Elementary School (Pre-K through eighth grade) and Voorhees High School (designated a Blue Ribbon School in 2015). Conveniently located along New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley Line and close to TransBridge Bus Line (Clinton pickup) High Bridge is a short distance to major highways (Interstate 78 and Routes 22 and 31) making it ideally suited for commuters.