159 Gates Ave, Montclair Twp., NJ
$ 8,500,000
Property Attributes
  • ID#3892923
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyESSEX
  • CityMontclair Twp.
  • AreaMontclair Twp.
  • NeighborhoodEstate Section
  • Zip07042
  • StyleTudor, Custom Home
  • Year Built1910
  • Taxes$ 83617
  • Price$ 8,500,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms7
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Lot Size1.83 Acres
Data Source:
Garden State MLS (GSMLS)
Property Description

MoMA meets Montclair in this extraordinary Modern Tudor Manor. Stripped down to the exterior stone & timber wall shell in 2020, this 1910 historic Van Vleck & Goldsmith mansion has been recrafted for luxury living. Architects Robert M Gurney and Jonathan Perlstein, and interior designer Birgitte Pearce, have created a serene, functional, modern home, that artfully blends indoor and outdoor spaces. High ceilings and large windows, an abundance of natural light and interesting materials, a breathtaking three-story atrium with a floating staircase, custom light fixtures, sophisticated wall treatments, all meld into a contemporary European elegance. On the main level an impressive formal living/dining area is grounded by a towering fireplace and stone walls. An expansive kitchen-family room opens through a wall of sliding glass doors to an elegant outdoor patio, cozy stone porch, and a magical private garden with pool. The upstairs private bedroom suites (including the Primary with 2 walk-in closets) have been thoughtfully designed. The top level surprises with a magnificent great room, a 4th bedroom suite, and a fully framed and plumbed 5th bedroom suite, waiting to be finished. The lower level boasts an indoor pool, gym, sauna, steam, rec room and full bath. Occupying 1.8 lush acres, the estate also offers a 3 car garage, and a stunning, fully renovated, 2 bed, 2.5 bath carriage house cottage.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Magnet Elementary School Magnet Middle School Montclair High School
Price History
3/27/2024 Listed $8,500,000

General Features

Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Generator-Built-In, Microwave Oven, Range/Oven-Gas, Refrigerator, Sump Pump, Washer
Architectural Style Tudor, Custom Home
Community Living No
Cooling Central Air, Multi-Zone Cooling
County Essex
Directions S Mountain Ave, Turn left onto Gates Ave
Drive 1 Car Width
Easement No
Elementary School MAGNET
Exterior Features Carriage, Deck, OutDrKit, Patio, Storage, Sprinklr, FencWood
Garage Detached Garage, Garage Door Opener
Garage Spaces 3
Heating Forced Hot Air, Multi-Zone
Interior Features BarWet, CODetect, Sauna, SecurSys, SmokeDet, SoakTub, StallShw, TubShowr, WlkInCls
Middle/Junior High School MAGNET
Open Parking Spaces 6
Percent Ownership Fee Simple
Pool Features Gunite, Heated, Indoor Pool, Outdoor Pool
Possession TBD
Primary Style Tudor
Roof Asphalt Shingle
Services Cable TV Available, Fiber Optic Available
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name Gates Ave
Sub Property Type Single Family
Subdivision Name Estate Section
Tax Annual Amount 83617
Tax Assessed Value 2473900
Tax Lot 21
Tax Year 2023
Total Rooms 22
Town # 1613
Township Montclair Twp.
Utilities Gas-Natural
Water Heater Gas
Year Built 1910

Interior Features

Basement Finished, Full
Den Dimensions 21x19
Den Level First
Family Room Level First
Fireplace Features Family Room, Living Room
Flooring Stone, Tile, Wood
Fuel Type Gas-Natural
Full Baths 7
Half Baths 2
Kitchen Dimensions 24x26
Kitchen Features Breakfast Bar, Center Island, Pantry
Kitchen Level First
Level 1 Rooms Den, FamilyRm, Foyer, Kitchen, Laundry, LivDinRm, MudRoom, Office, Pantry, Porch, PowderRm, SittngRm
Level 2 Rooms 3Bedroom, BathMain, BathOthr, Laundry, Office, SittngRm
Level 3 Rooms 1 Bedroom, Bath(s) Other, Great Room
Living Room Level First
Master Bath Features Soaking Tub, Stall Shower
Other Room 1 Level First
Other Room 2 Level First
Other Room 3 Level First
Other Room 4 Level First
Roombed1dimensions 25x14
Roombed1features Full Bath, Walk-In Closet
Roombed1level Second
Roombed2dimensions 19x13
Roombed2level Second
Roombed3dimensions 15x18
Roombed3level Second
Roombed4dimensions 17x24
Roombed4level Third
Roomdiningfeatures Living/Dining Combo
Roomfamilydimensions 19x22
Roomlivingdimensions 18x31
Roomother1description MudRoom
Roomother1dimensions 24x10
Roomother2description Office
Roomother2dimensions 10x9
Roomother3description SittngRm
Roomother3dimensions 27x19
Roomother4description Foyer
Roomother4dimensions 27x8
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 3

Exterior Features

Exterior Description Stone, Stucco, Wood
Lot Features Skyline View
Lot Size Acres 1.83
Pool Yes
Water Source Public Water


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 07042

AVG $2.76M
AVG $44,338
AVG 372
Data Provided by Inside Real Estate®
Year Built
AVG 1924

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