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22 Essex Drive
Mendham Borough

2
Bedrooms

2.1
Baths

1
Garage

$359,900
 Price

Introduction

This Chelmsford model home in desirable Mendham Commons is nestled on an established tree-lined street in one of the sought-after neighborhoods. The interior of the home includes a floor plan that flows well for day-to-day living, solid oak flooring, recessed lighting, panelled doors, and high ceilings. The first floor features a large living room, dining room, and eat-in kitchen with plentiful storage. Mendham Commons is convenient to shopping, schools, commuting highways, and public transportation. The community features multiple amenities including a clubhouse, exercise room with sauna and lockers, outdoor pool, outdoor pool, tennis courts, basketball court, and playground.

Features
  • desirable Mendham Commons
  • open LR/DR with wood floors
  • sliding doors to private patio
  • large bedrooms
  • 2.5 bathrooms
  • basement
  • garage
  • gated community

First Level

Visitors to the home enter the home through a welcoming covered bluestone front landing large enough for a chair and small table that leads to a storm door and classic wooden door opening to the foyer. The foyer features tile floors and a coat closet and connects to other areas of the home.


The home’s bright eat-in kitchen has recessed lighting, plentiful white cabinetry, ceiling fan, a convenient pass-through to the dining room, and a whimsical checkerboard-pattern floor. Plentiful counter space and a large, overmount sink makes it a comfortable space for preparing and enjoying meals. Appliances include a white refrigerator, dishwasher, 4-burner gas range with electric oven, and a built-in microwave.


The dining room has solid oak floors, a clear glass chandelier, and sliding glass doors leading to the private patio. The dining room is adjacent to the living room which features a gas-burning fireplace with brick surround, wooden mantel, raised hearth, and accent lighting, all flanked by oversized double-hung windows on either side. Additionally, solid oak flooring, high ceilings and a generous scale make this room comfortable for relaxing or entertaining.


Additional details of the first floor’s functionality include access to the basement and a powder room. The basement entrance has a large landing with a convenient pantry closet. The stairway leading to the second floor has a chairlift that can remain or be removed if desired.
Access to the one car garage is on the main level. The garage features an automatic door with windows, allowing natural light to enter the garage when the door is closed.

Second Level

The second level has two bedrooms. The large primary bedroom has solid oak flooring and two spacious, lighted reach-in closets. A triple bank of double-hung windows overlook the back yard and provide a lot of natural light. The primary bedroom features an en suite bathroom with a stall shower and tile flooring.

 

A second bedroom with carpeted flooring also has two reach-in closets with plenty of storage. This bedroom provides access to the balcony on the front of the house through a sliding French door, which, with an additional double-hung window on the same wall, provides plentiful natural light in this bedroom.

 

The main bathroom has a tub and shower combination with tile floor. The second floor hall also features a linen closet and attic access.

Exterior

The sliding doors from the dining room lead to a large, brick patio overlooking grassy, landscaped buffer areas. The exterior of the home features vinyl siding. The Mendham Commons has amenities galore.  Besides the lovely walking paths and easy access to trails, there are tennis courts, indoor pool, outdoor pool, clubhouse, fitness area, and gated access.

Systems

The home is heated by a newer gas-fired forced-air system and cooled by central air conditioning. Additional systems include public water, public sewer, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguisher.

Area

The property is located in the sought-after community of Mendham Commons in Mendham Borough. Mendham is one of the most prestigious areas of Morris County and renowned for its historic main street, private estates and upscale lifestyle. Nearby outdoor recreation areas include the Schiff Nature Preserve, Lewis Morris Park, and Patriots Path. It is served by Hilltop Elementary School, Mountain View Middle School, and West Morris Mendham High School and is convenient to private schools (Delbarton, Gill St. Bernard, Morristown-Beard, Far Hills Country Day) with nearby shopping, golf courses and country clubs (Hamilton Farm, Roxiticus Golf Club, Mendham Golf & Tennis Club). Commuter highways (Interstates 78 and 287) and NJ Transit trains allow for convenient access to Morristown, Newark, New York City, and Newark Liberty International Airport as well as smaller regional airports.

Contact listing agent

Megan Messina

Megan Messina

Sales Associate