159 Gates Ave, Montclair Twp., NJ
$ 8,500,000
Property Attributes
  • ID#3892923
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyESSEX
  • CityMontclair Twp.
  • AreaMontclair Twp.
  • NeighborhoodEstate Section
  • Zip07042
  • StyleTudor, Custom Home
  • Year Built1910
  • Taxes$ 83617
  • Price$ 8,500,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms7
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Lot Size1.83 Acres
Data Source:
Garden State MLS (GSMLS)
Property Description

MoMA meets Montclair in this extraordinary Modern Tudor Manor. Stripped down to the exterior stone & timber wall shell in 2020, this 1910 historic Van Vleck & Goldsmith mansion has been recrafted for luxury living. Architects Robert M Gurney and Jonathan Perlstein, and interior designer Birgitte Pearce, have created a serene, functional, modern home, that artfully blends indoor and outdoor spaces. High ceilings and large windows, an abundance of natural light and interesting materials, a breathtaking three-story atrium with a floating staircase, custom light fixtures, sophisticated wall treatments, all meld into a contemporary European elegance. On the main level an impressive formal living/dining area is grounded by a towering fireplace and stone walls. An expansive kitchen-family room opens through a wall of sliding glass doors to an elegant outdoor patio, cozy stone porch, and a magical private garden with pool. The upstairs private bedroom suites (including the Primary with 2 walk-in closets) have been thoughtfully designed. The top level surprises with a magnificent great room, a 4th bedroom suite, and a fully framed and plumbed 5th bedroom suite, waiting to be finished. The lower level boasts an indoor pool, gym, sauna, steam, rec room and full bath. Occupying 1.8 lush acres, the estate also offers a 3 car garage, and a stunning, fully renovated, 2 bed, 2.5 bath carriage house cottage.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Magnet Elementary School Magnet Middle School Montclair High School
Price History
3/27/2024 Listed $8,500,000

General Features

Interior Features BarWet,CODetect,Sauna,SecurSys,SmokeDet,SoakTub,StallShw,TubShowr,WlkInCls
Sewer Public Sewer
Heating Forced Hot Air,Multi-Zone
Cooling Central Air,Multi-Zone Cooling
Utilities Gas-Natural
Possession TBD
Roof Asphalt Shingle
Appliances Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Generator-Built-In,Microwave Oven,Range/Oven-Gas,Refrigerator,Sump Pump,Washer
Water Heater Gas
Exterior Features Carriage,Deck,OutDrKit,Patio,Storage,Sprinklr,FencWood
Garage Spaces 3
Architectural Style Tudor,Custom Home
Pool Features Gunite,Heated,Indoor Pool,Outdoor Pool
Year Built 1910
Garage Detached Garage,Garage Door Opener
Township Montclair Twp.
Easement No
Tax Year 2023
Services Cable TV Available,Fiber Optic Available
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
County Essex
Subdivision Name Estate Section
Total Rooms 22
Status Active
Directions S Mountain Ave,Turn left onto Gates Ave
Open Parking Spaces 6
Street Name Gates Ave
Elementary School MAGNET
Tax Annual Amount 83617
Middle/Junior High School MAGNET
Drive 1 Car Width
Standard Status Active
Tax Assessed Value 2473900
Town # 1613
Tax Lot 21
Primary Style Tudor
Sub Property Type Single Family
Community Living No

Interior Features

Basement Finished,Full
Flooring Stone,Tile,Wood
Total Fireplaces 3
Fireplace Features Family Room,Living Room
Master Bath Features Soaking Tub,Stall Shower
Other Room 1 Level First
Kitchen Level First
Living Room Level First
Other Room 4 Level First
Den Level First
Other Room 2 Level First
Other Room 3 Level First
Family Room Level First
Fuel Type Gas-Natural
Full Baths 7
Half Baths 2
Total Bedrooms 6
Kitchen Dimensions 24x26
RoomOther4Dimensions 27x8
RoomOther4Description Foyer
RoomOther3Dimensions 27x19
RoomOther3Description SittngRm
RoomOther2Dimensions 10x9
RoomOther2Description Office
RoomOther1Dimensions 24x10
RoomOther1Description MudRoom
RoomLivingDimensions 18x31
Kitchen Features Breakfast Bar,Center Island,Pantry
RoomFamilyDimensions 19x22
RoomDiningFeatures Living/Dining Combo
Den Dimensions 21x19
RoomBed4Level Third
RoomBed4Dimensions 17x24
RoomBed3Level Second
RoomBed3Dimensions 15x18
RoomBed2Level Second
RoomBed2Dimensions 19x13
RoomBed1Level Second
RoomBed1Features Full Bath,Walk-In Closet
RoomBed1Dimensions 25x14
Level 3 Rooms 1 Bedroom,Bath(s) Other,Great Room
Level 2 Rooms 3Bedroom,BathMain,BathOthr,Laundry,Office,SittngRm
Level 1 Rooms Den,FamilyRm,Foyer,Kitchen,Laundry,LivDinRm,MudRoom,Office,Pantry,Porch,PowderRm,SittngRm

Exterior Features

Pool Yes
Lot Features Skyline View
Water Source Public Water
Exterior Description Stone,Stucco,Wood
Lot Size Acres 1.83


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 07042

AVG $2.82M
AVG $45,186
AVG 563
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1920

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