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Montclair is a township located in Essex County, New Jersey, and is home to over 37,000 residents.  Montclair is located on the east side of the First Mountain of the Watchung Mountains. The name Montclair is taken from the French words mont clair, which means “clear mountain.” Montclair’s roots go back to 1868, when it became a township using portions of Bloomfield Township.  This was done in order to build a second railroad to Montclair.  In 1894 it became a town.  In 1980 a referendum was passed to change the name to Township of Montclair in order to take advantage of federal revenue sharing policies that gave more aid to municipalities on a per capita basis.

There are several streams that flow through Montclair.  In the center of town is Tony’s Brook.  Nishuane Brook is in the southeast, Wigwam Brook in the southwest, Pearl Brook in the northwest, and Yantacaw Brook.  All of the streams are in the Passaic River watershed.

Shopping & Dining

Montclair offers its residents a fine selection of places to shop and dine.  The Montclair Center offers a wide array of shops, services and dining choices.  Shopping includes fashionable stores such as Bobbi Brown-The Studio, That Little Black Dress and The V.I.P Boutique.  Services include Allure Hair Studio, Bank of America, and Smith Maran Architecture and Interiors, LLC, among many others.

And for dining, you can stay at the Montclair Center after you shop for a huge selection of great places to eat.  Restaurants include Ah’ Pizz for Italian food and pizza, Sushi Hana, Manny’s Diner, Euro Barbeque, and many others.


What attracts many people to Montclair is its diversity in the some 38,000 people who call it home.  The town attracts many who work for major media outlets, such as The New York Times and Newsweek. Many Montclair residents commute to NYC for work. 

Montclair has 6 commercial zones.  The main commercial zone is Montclair Center, followed by Upper Montclair, Watchung Plaza, Walnut Street, South End, and Valley Road.

Parks & Recreation

There are a number of beautiful parks and preserves located in Montclair.  These parks include Mountainside Park, Edgemont Memorial Park,  Glenfield Park, Erie Park, Tuers Park, Graz Park, Canterbury Park, Watchung Park, Essex ParkEagle Rock ReservationBrookdale ParkAnderson ParkYantacaw Brook Park, Nishuane Park,  the Bonsal Nature Reserve, Rand Park, the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, and the Mills Reservation. Montclair residents also enjoy the 18 tennis courts, 4 skating rinks, and 3 public swimming pools.


The over 6500 students of Montclair are served by Montclair Public Schools, which consists of 7 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 1 high school.  Elementary schools include Bradford Elementary School,  Charles H. Bullock Elementary School, Edgemont Montessori School, Hillside Elementary School,  Nishuane Elementary School, Northeast Elementary School, and Watchung Elementary School.  The three middle schools are Glenfield Middle School, Buzz Aldrin Middle School, Renaissance @ Rand.  The highs school is Montclair High School.

Montclair State University is also located in Montclair. There are also a number of private schools, including Immaculate Conception High School and Monclair Kimberly Acedemy.

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Newest Montclair Properties for Sale

6 Beds 3.2 Baths 3866874 MLS
Rare turn of the century home where elegance, historical detail and timeless charm seamlessly integrates with all the modern amenities! Live the country lifestyle steps from Upper Montclair village, NYC direct train and Anderson and Edgemont parks!! Loaded with charm and character, this cottage style Victorian will enchant you from the moment you approach the white picket fence and lemonade porch complete with porch swing perfect for relaxing and watching the world go by! Beautiful original front dutch door welcomes you into this pretty home that has been loved by the same owners for over 23 years. Gorgeous hardwood floors and architectural details including pocket doors, rich honey woodwork, arched walls, diamond paned windows and so much more. The first floor boasts a gracious foyer, large living room with fireplace leading to cozy den with stone hearth and original leaded glass bookshelves. Formal dining room opens to super cute office that was originally a sewing room looking out to the large level rear property. Eat in kitchen and oh so convenient laundry room as well as powder room round out the first floor. Upstairs, primary bedroom with en suite bath plus 3 other bedrooms and hall bath. Third floor boasts 2 more bedrooms and full bath. Partially finished basement with new powder room is the icing on the cake. If you are looking for a truly special home in the most wonderful location, then 172 Summit Avenue will not disappoint!

172 Summit Ave, Montclair Twp.

4 Beds 2.1 Baths 3866743 MLS
This inviting four-bedroom home seamlessly marries modern sophistication with timeless charm. The heart of this home is its 2018 gourmet kitchen, graced by a vaulted ceiling with exposed wood beam. The spacious center island, complete with a farmhouse sink, invites culinary enthusiasts and hosts to gather. High-end stainless steel appliances, including a 6-burner gas cooktop, double ovens, and a wine fridge, elevate the kitchen to a chef's dream. The sunlit dining area, featuring French doors, fills the space with natural light. The main floor also offers a formal living room with a wood-burning fireplace and a generous bay window, providing picturesque views of the backyard. A family room and a convenient powder room round out the main level. Upstairs, are 4 generous bedrooms, including a primary featuring dual closets and an updated ensuite bath. An updated hall bathroom serves the remaining bedrooms. The basement offers space for recreation, laundry, and storage. Meanwhile, the finished two-car garage with a vaulted ceiling and lament flooring provides an ideal workshop or hangout spot. Outside, a tranquil backyard retreat beckons with a spacious deck and charming blue stone patio, creating the perfect backdrop for relaxation and entertaining. You'll love the super desirable location close to Yantacaw and Brookdale Parks, NYC direct train and Allwood Park and Ride, Shoprite, U Montclair shops and restaurants. Experience the Montclair lifestyle at its very best!

52 Woodmont Rd, Montclair Twp.

5 Beds 4.1 Baths 3865909 MLS
Step into the rich history & architectural marvel of this exquisite 1903 Craftsman Colonial nestled in the heart of Montclair. This house is more than a home, it's a living piece of art that carries the essence of a bygone era while offering the comforts of modern day living. Upon entering you will be transported into classic beauty and tranquility, while enjoying meticulously restored woodwork, elegant fixtures that adore each room & the seamless blends of vintage charm with contemporary functionality. The spacious layout accommodates a modern life style. Imagine hosting gatherings w/ friends casually socializing around the fireplace in the living room while the dining room exudes sophistication perfect for creating lasting memories around the table. The family room off the living room offers a space to watch sports games. Ascend to the 2nd floor bedrooms and the primary suite is a sanctuary of it's own with a bonus room and ensuite bath with radiant floor heating. Two additional bedrooms and new bath complete this floor. The top floor offers an oasis of it's own with bedroom, bath and bonus space and a large walk in closet. For comfort, there is a new central air system, recess lighting in all rooms, select outlets with USB ports, motion sensitive lighting, ring & nest devices. All new electric, plumbing, kitchen, baths, roof and refinished floor throughout. Bus to NYC at the front door and trains around the corner. Ask Tax assessor for post renovation taxes.

653 Valley Rd, Montclair Twp.

7 Beds 6.1 Baths 3865322 MLS
Welcome to your "country" house, nestled on over an acre of property just 15 miles from NYC and 4 blocks from Montclair's trendy downtown, bursting with life and culture. Spend your days amid the lush sprawling landscape of this unique home, a delightful fusion of modern comfort and historic charm. The captivating entry sets the tone for the elegance and serenity within. The spacious living areas are bathed in natural light, with large floor to ceiling windows that allow for a seamless connection between the indoors and out and create a sense of ease and warmth. Countless built-ins adorn the familyroom and 1st fl office. The heart of the home is a gourmet kitchen that combines the charm of the English countryside with the convenience of modern functionality. Stone countertops, a large center island and ample cabinets provide a ideal blend of aesthetics and practicality. A 6-burner Wolf range, SubZero refrigerator and high-end appliances cater to the demands of today's chef, while an ingeniously designed cellar will suit the wine connoisseur. This expansive home offers 7 bedrooms (5 w/ensuite baths), including a tranquil primary ensuite with separate dressing area. Now, step outside, where the magic truly comes to life. The porch, patio, and heated gunnite pool offer the perfect setting for your most cherished gatherings. All this on 1.17 acres PLUS a 3 car garage with a lovely income producing 2-bedroom carriage house apartment above. Your wait is over.

163 Union St, Montclair Twp.

4 Beds 3.1 Baths 3864585 MLS
Discover this move-in-ready masterpiece! A bluestone pathway leads to an elegant entrance w/ new portico + vestibule. The open concept living space ft. inviting LR, boasts intricate moldings, contemporary frpl w/ surround sound, exquisite PR, + mudroom. A captivating freshwater aquarium highlights an additional seating area that connects seamlessly to the luxurious kitch, showcasing a 13-foot "waterfall" island, smart fridge, floor-to-ceiling cabinets w/ integrated TV, +pantry/coffee station. Beyond, a grand chandelier adorns a breathtaking, formal DR with vaulted ceilings +skylights. An in-wall beverage/humidor cabinet adds elegance +natural light floods the space which can be transformed into GR. Enjoy breathtaking views from the unique covered double deck, ft. an outdoor kitch, dining space, lounge area/hanging bed, heat lamps, & 8 person hot tub. Large, sodded backyard w/ privacy hedges- a true oasis! An adjacent bluestone patio leads to the lower level w/ gym, new bath, wine room, double laundry &storage. Upstairs, the lavish hotel-style primary suite ft. glamorous chandelier, opulent walk-in dressing rm w/ custom quartz island, & luxurious en-suite bath. 3 additional BRs share a chic hall BA. The 3rd fl offers versatile spaces for music/reading, cigar room/man cave, office, or guest retreat. Other ft. include a redone circular driveway, whole-house vac system, generator, fire pit, & oversized 2-bay garage. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity for your forever home!

83 Alexander Ave, Montclair Twp.

6 Beds 5.1 Baths 3864372 MLS
ABSOLUTELY BREATHTAKING. Old school Hollywood glamour blends seamlessly w/21st century style for a uniquely luxurious living space. This impeccably maintained home sits on a gorgeous property w/NYC views, rolling verdant lawn, koi pond, terraced patios, firepit & putting green! The 1st floor exudes elegance from the grand foyer w/sweeping open staircase & fabulous contemporary chandelier, sunken LR w/FP, wood paneled library w/FP & built-ins to the formal DR & tranquil 3-season "Florida" room. Gleaming HW floors, detailed moldings & beautiful paned windows throughout. All elevated w/carefully curated finishes & modern conveniences: unbelievable designer kitchen w/top of the line appliances & fixtures (see attached list of amenities), 1st floor nanny suite, radiant floor heating, multi-zone heat & AC, sound system, attached 3-car garage & much more. The 2nd floor features beautiful skylight & primary retreat w/ensuite bath, custom closet & 2nd BR converted to dressing room. 3 more large BRs & 2 updated baths complete this warm & welcoming space. The ground level is amazing for gathering -- family room w/FP & wood paneled wet bar w/ice maker & DW, climate-controlled wine closet, exercise room, full bath & billiards room leading to idyllic terrace for alfresco dining or relaxation. Freshly painted with a Vermont slate roof, alarm, irrigation system & perimeter drain system for worry-free living. So convenient to NYC direct train! Start living an unforgettable life today.

215 Up Mountain Ave, Montclair Twp.

6 Beds 3.2 Baths 3859137 MLS
Step into history with this charming urban oasis, built-in 1897, featuring a unique blend of uncoursed local fieldstone and stucco. Meticulously restored over 20 years, it harmoniously combines timeless charm with modern upgrades. Historic detail abounds with detailed moldings, a triple stained glass window, stone walls, exposed brick walls, gleaming floors 5 fireplaces and a Family Room with NYC skyline views. Upgraded kitchen, spa like baths, updated HVAC, updated windows, and electric, provide ultimate comfort. NYC Midtown Direct train 2 blocks away. No car needed! A highlight is the chef's dream kitchen with Subzero fridge, Jennaire wall ovens, range, and wine fridge. Enjoy year-round views of the Manhattan skyline, daily sunrises, and sunsets, offering a serene escape from the city bustle. The gardens, designed by Richard Hartlage, boast unique plantings respecting the environment. A private oasis awaits, surrounded by lush "Yellow Bamboo." Indulge in the saltwater pool with waterfalls, set in stone walls, twinkling with evening lights. A fire pit area and cherry trees on the third level provide tranquility. For city dwellers, this haven offers the best of both worlds - a historic retreat amidst suburban life. Fully sprinklered and thoughtfully lit, the gardens' beauty is showcased. Embrace the enchanting gardens featured in prestigious tours, and make this sanctuary yours. Imagine all of this only 5-7 minutes from NYC train + Upper Montclair village. NO CAR NEEDED.

280 Upper Mountain Ave, Montclair Twp.

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