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Manor Area SaleManor Area Sale

I just had a Manor Area sale on Valley View Road.  This charming 3 bedroom 1.5 bath colonial is very typical of what you’ll find in this part of Englewood NJ.

Lot size is 50 x 100 and the layout is classic colonial.  You have the living room, formal dining room and kitchen on the 1st floor.  Bedrooms are upstairs on the 2nd floor.  Additionally there are 2 more rooms on the 1st floor – a den (converted into a bedroom) and a sun room.  Sun rooms are often found on 1st floors in this area.

Be sure to have a tank sweep

Expect to find steam heat in this area too.  Most homes here were built between 1920 and 1940.  Steam heat is how homes were heated back then.  Buying a home of this vintage means coal or oil heat before gas was available.  It’s essential for home buyers to include a tank sweep in their home inspections as a result.  I wrote a blog article on tank sweep inspections which you will find helpful.  

Beautiful Englewood Homes in the Manor Area  Manor Area

Englewood homes are known for their character.  You won’t find block after block of 1960’s and 1970’s tract developments.  A great many of these homes were built in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.  Englewood also has more than it’s share of historic houses too.

Located in the northwest corner of town, the Manor Area runs from Tenafly Road west starting at Ivy Lane down to Dwight Morrow High School.  Since the price range is high 300’s to high 500’s, this is more than a step up from starter homes.  Filled with beautiful colonials in a variety of architectural styles, the ambiance is quaint.  There is everything from open porch Queen Anne Victorians to center hall brick and Tudor colonials.  Streets are lined with towering trees and mature plantings.  People get to know each other in the quiet neighborhoods here.  It’s a truly delightful place to live and, additionally, very popular with the home buying public.

Manor AreaThe American Dream

This sale is the culmination of hard work over many years.  The family that purchased this home came from another country.  They worked hard to save money for a down payment and will have their US citizenship soon.  As a result, this home truly represents their American Dream.  It’s not only the American Dream of home ownership.  It is also the American Dream of US citizenship.

 

 

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