Real Estate

544 Forest Ave Westfield

Posted June 29, 2018 By Marianne Slamm

Listing Stats

544 FOREST AVE WESTFIELD NJ.  Classic 5 bedroom, 2.2 bath custom colonial in prime Northside location. Nice sized lot (100x149) w/ fenced in private yard. Walking distance to Franklin Elementary and Roosevelt Middle schools and NYC transportation- train and bus.  Perfect for today's lifestyle featuring eat in kitchen & center island which opens to the family room with gas fireplace.  A 5th bedroom on first floor is currently used as office. On the 2nd floor  there are 3 large bedrooms and a hall bath, plus a spacious master suite with walk in closet and an en suite bath.  The finished basement can accommodate many activities with custom wine cellar and tasting area,  an office area, recreation space, storage and direct entry into the oversized 2 car garage.  The backyard offers a multi-tiered deck with hot tub (easily removed, if desired), permanent hook up gas grill and  patio with endless entertaining and recreation possibilities. Laundry on first floor. Whole house generator.  Manu updates round out this well maintained home with well proportioned rooms and ample space.  Call today for a private showing.  

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