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Your dream home awaits with 10 Crestview Lane! PRICE ADJUSTMENT at $550,000. This breathtaking 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom Colonial with a heated swimming pool and seasonal lake views perches hillside on 1.44 acres in Sparta Mountain’s wonderful Woodlake Crest neighborhood. Spread out in 5500 square feet of living space, or gather together in the huge, finished lower level or on the welcoming patio (with a ramp and retractable electric awning) overlooking the pool and flat play yard--an entertainment mecca! Hardwood floors and a gorgeous, sparkling chandelier greet you upon entry. Stroll into the open kitchen/breakfast area complete with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, high-end cabinetry, and a wet bar. Come visit our OPEN HOUSE on 2/22 from 1-3pm!

Find a wood-burning fireplace in the spacious family room, and a bonus room adjacent to a full bathroom, perfect for a first-level in-law or au pair suite. The pristine dining room and formal living room impress, while the office/den offers opportunity for working at home. The sweeping master bedroom suite includes a sitting room, massive natural light-filled walk-in closet/dressing room, and a master bathroom with double sinks and a jacuzzi soaking tub. Three additional, spacious bedrooms complete the second level, one of which includes a “hidden” playroom. Ample closets and a three-car garage mean there’s storage space everywhere. A Nest security system reinforces home safety, while a new HVAC system ensures comfort with ease.

Your friendly new Sparta Mountain Reserve community lies within easy driving distance from Sparta's town center, meaning dining and entertainment options abound, and you'll be just minutes from the route 15 and route 23 commuting corridors. New York City is only a little over an hour away by car. A NYC Bus is available from Sparta. Newark Airport and the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania average about an hour's drive as well. And don't forget the nearest ski slopes and water parks are only 20-30 minutes away in Vernon! Like hiking? The nearby 1400-acre Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management area offers numerous trails for all levels of hiking, as well as Ryker Lake for kayaking, fishing and birding. Kittatinny Valley State Park is also a short drive away, boasting 5.2 miles of hiking trails with views of glacial lakes, limestone outcroppings and former railroads. Additionally, Kittatinny's Lake Aeroflex and Gardner's Pond are excellent for fishing and boating.

Sparta's fantastic school system provides wonderful educational opportunities. Sparta Middle School and Sparta High School are a short drive away. As one of 2018's top 100 safest towns in America (according to Safewise), Sparta offers peace of mind as well. Call team Nest Builder’s Lynn Garafola today at 973-222-3777 to arrange a private showing. Don't miss your chance--this dream home will move FAST! Come visit our OPEN HOUSE 2/22 from 1-3pm!

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SPARTA, NJ – A Lafayette man is facing shoplifting charges after stealing from Canna Campus.  On February 16 around 5:30 p.m. Officer Thomas Herd went to the store to follow up a report of a theft, police said.

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OPEN HOUSE 2/23-Beautiful 4 BR Colonial with POOL!

Are you looking for a beautiful 4 Bedroom colonial in Sparta? Look no further than 10 Crestview Lane! Join us for an OPEN HOUSE on 2/23 from 1-3pm! 

This breathtaking 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom Colonial with a heated swimming pool and seasonal lake views perches hillside on 1.44 acres in Sparta Mountain’s wonderful Woodlake Crest neighborhood.

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