Iconic Tudor: 441 Overhill Road, South Orange

441 Overhill Road Front Photo

Delightfully bright, fresh and modern, this stately English Tudor nestled at the top of Newstead is one of South Orange's most iconic, offering 7 generously sized bedrooms, 3 full & 2 half baths, 2 car garage, seasonal NYC views and many recent upgrades. Custom features abound including a sweeping marble staircase, roaring gas fireplace, slate roof, all brick exterior and intricate millwork throughout. Gleaming hardwood floors, crisp white walls and banks of windows set the tone. Bask in the grandeur of soaring ceilings and sunlight in every corner, featuring a front-to-back living room and banquet-sized dining room, first-floor office and elegant leaded glass windows. The spectacular lower level offers a cinema-quality home theater and at-home "diner", while an expansive patio offers al fresco entertaining and seasonal enjoyment. Less than a block to the NYC jitney, be prepared to fall in love.

Click here to see the MLS listing and photos for this home.  Additional information not found in the MLS listing can be found below.

7 Bedrooms, 3 Full and 2 Half Baths, 2 Car Garage, 0.25 Acres

VIRTUAL TOURS / INTERACTIVE FLOOR PLAN

Click here to access a virtual tour for this property:  441 Overhill Road Virtual Tour

In this virtual tour you will be able to walk through the home, see the floor plan, view additional photos of the property, arrange furniture using the floor planner and even view an area map.

PROPERTY VIDEO

The following is a walk-through video of 441 Overhill Road in South Orange, NJ:

PROPERTY OVERVIEW

If all of the "must have" amenities comprised the wish list of the most discerning homebuyer, this 'five star' iconic South Orange Tudor home would most certainly exceed expectations. Superbly outfitted and refined, this home is enchanting in every way, combining unique English charm and character with fine architectural period detailing and an enviable floor plan.

441 Overhill Road Foyer PhotoA grand entry foyer, with marble flooring and spectacular marble staircase, sets the tone for the rest of the home's gracious rooms, many with wide arched doorways, diamond-patterned leaded glass windows and custom trims, and all with hardwood flooring.

441 Overhill Road Living Room PhotoThe oversized sun-drenched living room is accented with walls of windows, French doors opening to a lovely bluestone patio and gas fireplace offering welcomed warmth on cold winter days. 

441 Overhill Road Office PhotoA convenient home office located privately off the living room is dramatic, with custom built-ins, tall windows on two sides and French doors opening to a bluestone patio. Forget those traffic nightmares as commuting to the office will become entirely unnecessary.

441 Overhill Road Kitchen PhotoA banquet-scale formal dining room with large windows is also sun-drenched and sets the tone for lavish entertaining under five whimsical chandeliers, offering a perfect space for both small and large dinner gatherings. Holidays and every day will offer a very special experience. 

441 Overhill Road Kitchen Photo At the heart of the home is an open-concept breakfast room / family room, offering a welcoming retreat from the daily grind and convenient access to the kitchen featuring white cabinetry with stainless steel hardware, granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, hardwood flooring and professional grade appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator and Bertazzoni gas range with convection oven. The nearby first-floor laundry, mudroom and 2-car garage add modern convenience. 

441 Overhill Road Master Bedroom PhotoA convenient back staircase leads to the second floor of the home from the kitchen. Once on the second level you will find four bedrooms in total, including an enviable master suite and three other nicely sized bedrooms. The master suite offers generous space, with a sitting area, en-suite bath and multiple closets including an expansive walk-in closet with natural light and custom closet system.

441 Overhill Road Bedroom Photo Three well-appointed third-floor bedrooms, including one with built-in bunk beds that will be the envy of the neighborhood, offer flexibility. It is a home that will never be outgrown.

441 Overhill Road Home Theater PhotoThe expansive lower level enhances the leisure components of the home, incorporating a fun at-home "diner", cinema-class home theater and theater lobby, half bath, a plethora of storage and a large utility room.

441 Overhill Road Diner Room PhotoThis home awaits a very fortunate buyer with sophisticated mechanical systems, including three-zone air conditioning, sprinkler system and alarm system, designed to address the comforts of the homeowner -- creating a little slice of heaven and the perfect place to call home.

 

PROPERTY DETAILS

MAJOR RENOVATIONS (UNDERTAKEN BY CURRENT OWNERS)

  • Repainted entire house
  • Replaced and resealed turret's copper cladding
  • Restored original steel front door
  • Central air conditioning installed on third floor
  • New state-of-the-art Crown steam boiler installed
  • Remodeled first-floor closet into laundry room
  • Replaced garage door and opener
  • Security system installed
  • Converted living room fireplace to gas
  • Rewired living room and study and installed new electrical sub-panel
  • New ceiling light fixtures in most rooms
  • Added built-in shelves and cabinets in office
  • Remodeled second-floor hall bath
  • Renovated master bedroom closet, adding cathedral ceilings, custom shelving and lighting
  • Added two additional closets to master suite
  • Added custom built-in bunk beds to third-floor bedroom
  • Upgraded to 1080p projection TV in theater with new wiring for HDMI and sound
  • Replaced carpet in basement and repainted
  • Installed french drains
  • Renovated basement storage room
  • Removed multiple trees
  • Replaced fence in rear yard
  • Renovated outdoor patio
  • Renovated exterior retaining wall
  • Installed automated outdoor lighting with new fixtures

   

      OVERVIEW

  • Ideally situated in Newstead, the most sought after section of South Orange
  • Stately Tudor with expansive rooms and intricate moldings
  • Less than one block to the NYC Jitney, offering convenient day and night access to and from the South Orange Train Station
  • Seven bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths, 2 car garage
  • 0.25 acres
  • Finished basement with cinema-quality theater and at-home "diner"

  

      EXTERIOR

  • Timeless all-brick construction
  • Classic slate roof
  • Elegant front slate walkway
  • Attached 2 car garage
  • Paved driveway offering additional parking
  • Beautifully maintained property surrounded by lush, mature landscaping
  • Landscape lighting
  • Landscape irrigation system

  

     INTERIOR

  • High ceilings throughout the home
  • Hardwood flooring in most rooms
  • Crown moldings in many rooms
  • Seven bedrooms, three full baths and two half baths
  • Gracious Entry Vestibule
    • Custom stained glass door
    • Custom marble flooring
    • Antique chandelier
  • Foyer
    • Custom marble flooring
    • Dramatic, one-of-a-kind marble staircase reminiscient of those found in Grand Central Terminal
    • Antique chandelier
  • Oversized Living Room
    • Sun-drenched
    • Custom, dramatic chandelier
    • French doors to outdoor patio
    • Custom gas fireplace
  • Dining Room
    • Banquet size
    • Expansive windows
    • Five whimsical chandeliers
  • Office
    • Two walls of windows
    • Custom built-in cabinetry
    • French doors to bluestone patio
  • Kitchen
    • Custom white wood cabinetry with stainless steel hardware
    • Granite and countertops with Carerra Marble subway tile backsplash
    • Bertazzoni gas four-burner range with convection oven
    • Zephyr professional range hood
    • SubZero built-in side-by-side refrigerator / freezer with ice maker
    • KitchenAid dishwasher
    • Large stainless steel double sink
      • InSinkErator food waste disposal
    • Recessed LED lighting
  • Laundry Room
    • LG Turbo Wash 5.2 cu. ft. mega capacity front load washer with matching stand
    • LG Steam Dryer 9.0 cu. ft. mega capacity dryer with matching stand
  • Mudroom entrance from two-car garage
    • Lifemaster "smart" ultra-quiet garage door opener
    • New double-width insulated garage door
    • Insulated garage ceiling
  • Rear staircase from Kitchen to Second Level
  • Master Suite
    • Second floor
    • Large with sitting area and numerous windows
    • Dressing area
    • Generously size  custom walk-in closet with cathedral ceiling and natural light
    • Spacious Master Bath
      • Stall shower
      • Large soaking tub
  • Renovated bathroom on second level with custom cabinetry, marble flooring, pedestal sink, designer hardware and designer fixtures
  • Third floor with three bedrooms and separate A/C zone

   

      INTERIOR (LOWER LEVEL)

  • At-home diner
    • LG refrigerator/freezer
    • Booth and bar-height seating
  • Cinema quality theater
    • Epson Cinema 3500 projector
    • Klipsch Surround speakers
    • Denon amplifier
    • Electric and manually reclining seating
    • Multi-zone lighting
  • Fully renovated half bath
  • Storage Room
  • Utility Room
  • Walk-out with door to rear patio

   

      SYSTEMS

  • 200 AMP electric service (Square D panel with two subpanels)
  • Recently upgraded security system
  • 74 gallon AO Smith high recovery water heater
  • Recently replaced Crown steam boiler
  • Central air conditioning
    • Zone 1: First Floor
    • Zone 2: Second Floor
    • Zone 3: Third Floor
  • Hunter multi-zone lawn irrigation system
  • Whole house water softener

     

      EXCLUSIONS

  • Lighting fixture in first-floor office
  • Kitchen island
  • Living room television and surround sound system
  • Master bedroom television and surround sound system
  • Statue and benches in front yard

*The information above is deemed to be accurate but is not guaranteed and is subject to change.

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