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West Orange Offers Easy Living

Caroline Gosselin

Caroline Gosselin is the CEO and Team Leader of the Gosselin Group at Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty.  Caroline’s passio...

Caroline Gosselin is the CEO and Team Leader of the Gosselin Group at Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty.  Caroline’s passio...

Sep 10 4 minutes read


552 Hillside Avenue

West Orange, NJ 

Asking Price $375,000

*** Please note: Best & Final Offers are due Tuesday, March 13 at 10 am ***

The Gosselin Group is proud to present this beautiful three bedroom, two and a half bathroom home in West Orange’s Gregory section. Pride of ownership glows in this charming Cape Cod! This property will be coming on the market this week. Contact us at [email protected] to be the first to see it! 

This unique cul-de-sac location offers open floorplan living with beautiful hardwood floors throughout.  Morning sunshine pours into the formal living room's large bay window.

At the center of the home is an updated kitchen opening to a bright formal dining room. 

The large family room addition with custom built-ins is truly the home's crown jewel. It overlooks a level, enclosed backyard and has a door leading to the back paver patio as well. Perfect for entertaining!

The second floor boasts a master bedroom with a renovated en-suite bathroom. 

There are two additional spacious bedrooms on this floor, sharing an updated hall bathroom. 

The finished lower level offers an office/den, powder room, laundry room and access to the attached one-car garage. 

The family room opens to the back patio and spacious, fenced and level backyard.

Great value & location! Minutes from at the Mountain train station and convenient jitney to South Orange train station available at the corner. The commute from South Orange to NYC's Penn Station during peak commuting hours is 30 mins!

About West Orange 

In 2012 West Orange celebrated it's 150th Sesquicentennial Anniversary. 

The Eagle Rock Reservation borders West Orange and Montclair. It was home to many eagles, hence the name. It currently is the trailhead for the Leni Lenape Trail. Rock Spring is located at the bottom of the Turtle Back Rocks - currently at the corner of Northfield Ave and Walker Road. The water from this Spring was considered to have healing powers since Native American times. 

Llewellyn Park, the first planned community in America, was designed by entrepreneur Llewellyn Haskell and architect Alexander Jackson Davis in 1857. 

Thomas Edison was one of the many residents. Thomas Edison's Laboratory, currently a National Park, invented 1093 patents including the Light Bulb, Stock Ticker, and Recorded Sound. 

In the late 1800's, the Valley region of West Orange was home to 34 hat factories, known as the Hat making capital of the country. The area is currently under redevelopment as "Hat City" or "The Valley Arts District", where new boutiques, restaurants and artists are thriving.

Post-World War II, there was a real estate development boom in West Orange. The 1970 opening of I-280 highway made West Orange a popular "bedroom community" suburb for commuters to New York City. By the 1990's, West Orange had become the "melting pot" of America - home to a very diverse and international community. 

West Orange is also home to Kessler Institute, where actor Christopher Reeve rehabilitated.

Learn more about West Orange by checking out the Township's website

Check out the Township's video showcasing West Orange:

To schedule a showing, contact Frances Barrow-Lewis at [email protected] or  (917) 400-5245.

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