Tamima Friedman
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Cotswold Arts & Crafts Tudor Masterpiece

67 Warren Place, Montclair, NJ

Cotswold-style Arts & Crafts Tudor Masterpiece

$2,695,000

Nestled in the heart of Montclair’s Estate Section, this magnificent Cotswold-style Arts and Crafts Tudor home on 2/3 acre stands as a timeless masterpiece of architectural elegance and modern luxury. 

Designed by renowned architect Frank Joseph Forster and seamlessly expanded in 2011, this elegant home boasts 6 bedrooms, 5.1 baths, a luxurious master suite, a gourmet eat-in-kitchen, a sauna, a heated in-ground pool, an herb garden, a 2-car attached garage and much more.

Head up the circular driveway and bluestone walkway into the welcoming foyer and grand center hall with slate floor, wrought-iron accents, guest closet and leaded glass window. To the right is a light-filled living room with wide-plank floors, half-timber beamed ceiling, Juliet balcony, and casement windows looking out on the private side lawn.

A gracious archway leads to the formal dining room, also with wide-plank floors, featuring windows on three sides and access to the inner courtyard with brick patio. The dining room can also be entered through a set of French doors in the center hall.

Across the hall, there’s a suite comprising a sitting room with built-ins and recessed lighting, currently used as an office, a full bath with double sinks, and a bedroom with fireplace. 

Moving farther into the home, the center hall opens into the grand gourmet eat-in kitchen, flanked on both sides with light-filled windows and French doors open to both the courtyard patio and herb garden. This dazzling kitchen boasts 2 center islands (marble and butcher block counters), wide-plank floors, pendant and recessed lights, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances including hooded Wolf stove and subzero fridge, composite stone counters, built-ins, a homework/workstation, as well as a spacious dining area.

To the right of the kitchen dining area is the huge family room (aka “Great Room”) with a stone mantled gas fireplace, beamed ceiling, wide-plank floors, wood paneling. French doors grace both sides of the room, with one set opening to the in-ground pool and decking, and other to the courtyard patio. 

Back in the kitchen, you’ll also find access to the attached 2-car garage, a large mudroom with coat cubbies, a laundry room, powder room, coat closet, basement door, and back door to the private parking area as well as the outside entrance to the 2-car garage.

Stairs from the kitchen wind up a stunning window-filled 2-storey staircase with overhead lighting, exposed wood beams and sconces to the expansive second floor, which features 5 well-appointed bedrooms, each with an ensuite bath. On the hall landing are four closets, including a linen closet.

The spa-inspired primary suite boasts vaulted ceilings, a tiled wood-burning fireplace, 2 walk-in closets with built-ins and pocket doors, and a set of French doors opening to a balcony overlooking the pool and decking. The huge ensuite bath features a stone floor, a luxurious walk-in shower, a separate jetted soaking tub, 2 sinks with vanities, recessed lights and a convenient laundry chute.

Across the hall 2 more bedrooms share a “Jack and Jill” bath with double sinks, while a further connecting hall with beamed ceilings and track lighting, currently being used as an office, leads to 2 more bedrooms, each with their own baths. There are also back stairs to the first floor.

The spacious full finished basement sports a large media room, currently used as a music room, a home gym, a rec room, a sauna, 3 huge storage areas and a utility room. 

This stately home, with its pitched slate roof, dormer windows, circular driveway, wrought-iron accents, wide-plank floors, beamed ceilings and expansive grounds, is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.  

Tucked away in one of Montclair's most desirable neighborhoods, it offers proximity to excellent schools, cultural attractions, dining, and easy access to transportation for a convenient lifestyle. Make it yours!

Basic Facts 

Built in 1925; Expanded in 2011

Style: Cotswold Arts & Crafts

Architect: Frank Joseph Forster (1886-1948)

Acres: 0.68

23 Rooms

 

Exterior Amenities Highlights

2-Car Attached Garage

Crushed Stone Circular Driveway 

In-Ground heated pool

Herb Garden

Courtyard with Patio

Level Fenced Backyard & Lawn

Underground Lawn Sprinklers

Blue Stone Walkway

Barbeque

 

Interior Highlights

Spa-Inspired Primary Suite

6 Bedrooms, 5.1 Baths

Gourmet Eat-in Kitchen

Sub Zero Wine Fridge 

Wolf Warming Drawer 

Family Room

Living Room

Formal Dining Room

Offices

Full Finished Basement

4 Fireplaces

Recessed Lighting

Sauna

Walk-in Closets

Walk-in Shower

Jetted Tub

Lots of Storage

Zoned Central Air & Heating

Security System

Sump Pumps

 

Architectural Feature Highlights

Slate Roof

Thick Stone Masonry & Brick Walls

Dormers 

Vaulted Ceilings

Timbered Wood Beams

Leaded Glass

Wrought-Iron Accents

Wide-Plank, Hardwood & Blue Stone Floors

French Doors

Second Floor Balcony

Interior Juliette Balcony

Casement Windows

Stone & Tiled Fireplaces

About the Architect

Frank Joseph Forster (1886 - March 4, 1948) was an American architect who designed homes in the style of French provincial architecture during the early 20th century.  He was also the author of two books about the French provincial architecture style. Forster was born in New York City in 1886. From 1903 to 1908 he studied architecture at Cooper Union college in New York City. He went to Europe in 1908 and upon his return he began work as a draftsman for New York Architect Edward King.

He was considered an expert in the creation of French provincial architecture. Many of the homes he designed are located in the New York Metropolitan area. He was from New York but he also built homes in Fairfield County, Connecticut, Long Island's north shore and along the Hudson River. His architectural designs recreating French chateaus and English Tudor homes often featuring turrets. He built several homes in Connecticut including a home in Greenwich, Connecticut that was home of singer Diana Ross. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cotswold Arts & Crafts Tudor Masterpiece