For Rent: Charming and Convenient Colonial in Heart of Livingston
This bright and sunny Colonial features 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. As you walk up the front steps and through the front portico, you enter into a large welcoming living room with a wood burning fireplace and beautiful mantel.
Formal Dining Room
The home has been recently updated with new paint, inside and out, new windows, refinished hardwood floors and an updated kitchen with new counter tops and new flooring. The formal dining room, set between the kitchen the living room, overlooks the front yard.
Open Kitchen & Plenty of Storage
The recently updated kitchen is bright and spacious. It overlooks the backyard and has back hallway leading to the backyard, terrace and garage and a few steps below to the lower level with laundry area and plenty of storage.
Second Floor Bedrooms & Bath
The second floor offers two generous sized bedrooms and a shared hall bath with a tub/shower.
Outdoor Living at its Best!
The property sits on a 1/3 of an acre with a level backyard and has a 1-car detached garage and private driveway. The professionally landscaped property includes mature trees, foundation shrubbery and established lawns. There is ample space for gardening and play!
Pack up and move into this charming home, which could also serve as the perfect alternative to condo living!
Please note the landlord is seeking a long-term lease.
Pets will be considered depending on size and breed.
Call listing agent Caroline Gosselin with any questions or to schedule a showing: 973-985-6117.
Rental Applications for this long term lease must include and be emailed to [email protected]:
Credit Report / Credit Score
Proof of Income (ie. pay stubs)
3 References (preferably at least one from a past landlord)
Confirmation you are looking for a long-term lease - please state how many years.
If your application accepted, the following will be due upon a signed lease:
Commission of 1 month's rent
1 month's rent in advance
1.5 months rent as security deposit
Location. Location. Location
Neighborhood & Schools: Livingston, NJ
Livingston is the quintessential northern New Jersey suburb! On a pleasant day, residents can be seen browsing the small boutiques, businesses, and restaurants along the tree-lined streets of Town Center. The town’s friendly atmosphere and highly-ranked schools make it a desirable destination.
Livingston is a commuter haven for New York City. The township’s central location is perfect for families on the move. Often referred to as the “Gateway Region,” Livingston connects residents to several major roads including Interstate 280, Route 10, Route 24 and I-78. For working residents, the township provides a jitney service between the Livingston Mall and the South Orange train station so that commuters can hop on the Midtown Direct line to New York City.
Livingston has some of the best schools in New Jersey. According to Niche.com, Livingston ranks #5 in the category of Best School Districts in New Jersey. The quality of the school district goes back decades when the Department of Education awarded the high school its Blue Ribbon award in 1988. Students can participate in over 30 Advanced Placement (AP) courses and a variety of varsity sports.
Livingston provides a high quality of life: Livingston offers a myriad of activities for adults and children alike. If you’re searching for ways to spend your leisure time or have an active lifestyle, the township excels in developing quality, community-based programs. The Livingston Public Library hosts themed book clubs for children, teenagers, and adults. It also arranges lectures, concerts, and movies for locals to further their love of learning. The town is also known for its Senior, Youth and Leisure Services (SYLS), which offers activities from Mah Jong to Pilates. The SYLS houses multiple community facilities including two community pools, tennis and basketball courts, and playground areas.
Livingston offers unique, family-friendly attractions: Ranking #23 for “New Jersey’s Best Towns for Families 2017,” Livingston charms residents with its diverse forms of entertainment. Locals can view the tracks of a dinosaur at the Walter Kiddie Dinosaur Park, a 16-acre paleontological site. Riker Hill Art Park allows visitors to peruse an outdoor sculpture garden that serves a dual function as an attraction and studio space for working artists. The town also contains popular shopping destinations like World Market and the Livingston Mall.
Livingston has outdoor spaces with many recreational options: Livingston remains committed to preserving open, outdoor spaces for its residents. Families frequently gather in the spacious Memorial Park Oval to participate in community events like the Summer Concert Series. The Oval contains sports fields, shuffleboard, a running path, and tennis courts. In the colder winter months, Littell’s Pond, a favorite fishing spot, transforms into an ice skating rink. Prospect Park, a 29-acre piece of preserved land, also holds many hiking and biking trails for residents to use year-round.
Commuting Options to NYC
There are various options for traveling into Manhattan:
Although Livingston does not have a train station with a direct route to Manhattan, nearby towns Millburn, South Orange, Summit, and Chatham, do. For a schedule of all of these transit routes, please visit NJ Transit.com. You can also take a short 10-15 minute drive to Harrison and board the PATH into Lower Manhattan
The #73 bus of NJ Transit takes you directly to Newark Penn Station. Northeast Corridor bus leads directly into NYC Penn Station and the Community Coach USA Route 77 bus from Livingston Center to the Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Livingston commuters also have access to major commuter highways, such as Route 280, Interstate 78, the Garden State Parkway, and the NJ Turnpike.