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182 Middlesex AveI just listed 182 Middlesex Ave in Englewood Cliffs for sale.  This bi-level home is on the market for $950,000.  It’s been the family home for over 30 years and has been very well maintained throughout.  All it needs is the energy of a new family.

Because the mantle of the earth is not very deep here, you find many bi-level and raised ranch houses here.  Did you know that in prehistoric times Englewood Cliffs was a swamp?  Imagine the dinosaurs here then.

The town is very different today of course.  Let me fill you in on this house and the town of Englewood Cliffs too.

182 Middlesex Ave  Englewood Cliffs

This is a a classic bi-level home with wonderful entertaining possibilities.  It’s a comfortable home that lends itself well to quiet family moments too.  While it has very good space, it’s not overwhelming which gives it a certain charm.  Big enough for large parties but not so big that it’s cold.

The main level has an expansive living room and full sized dining room for great indoor parties.  Guests can move out on the deck for even more gathering space.  Downstairs is the large rec room that also goes out to the yard through very pretty double glass doors.  You will love the yard.  This home is in what is known as the South Cliffs.  The South Cliffs is infamous for tiny yards.  That’s not the case here.  It’s a very nice yard that’s quite private and has good space.

The Primary Bedroom is good sized too with it’s own bath and the main bath has a wall of closets.  This area is separated from the shower and tub as the main bath is 2 adjoining spaces.  The updated kitchen has beautiful granite and a built in breakfast table.  It’s custom design works well for both the chef and casual dining.

By the way, there’s an extra room and full bath in the basement too.  They’ve used the room the sleep overnight guests in the past.  It would make a fabulous home office space.

Granite Counter TopsEnglewood Cliffs

Because it’s on top of the George Washington Bridge, Englewood Cliffs is called a bedroom community for Manhattan.  People come here for it’s great commute since it’s only a few miles to the George Washington Bridge.  182 Middlesex Ave is only 3.2 miles away according to Google Maps.  That’s less than 10 minutes to the GW Bridge unless there’s heavy traffic.

Drive through this town and you’ll see one beautiful suburban street after another.  This is a very quiet town that gives you the best of suburbia while it’s only minutes to New York City.  Taxes are incredibly low for Bergen County because of all the corporate parks that line busy Sylvan Ave.  Taxes for this home are only $9,000.  Since Sylvan Ave is on the eastern edge of town, almost all of the rest remains quiet.

Since value is defined mostly by commute to NYC, Englewood Cliffs is a very high demand location.  As a result, it’s also very   expensive and a highly prestigious address.  The median sales price has been at or just over $1 million for many years  according to the New Jersey MLS.

182 Middlesex Ave is a truly fine home in a great town.  It’s fairly priced to reflect the fact that you’ll want to redecorate it.  Grandma’s idea of décor isn’t quite what you have in mind I’d bet.  Seriously, this is an excellent  value because it’s priced to sell since the family wants to move on.  Take advantage of this outstanding opportunity in today’s market.  Come see it at the open house this Sunday from 1 to 4!


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