2520 SHAFOR BLVD., OAKWOOD
Main level has bonus room, hardwood floors
Keeping the original aesthetics with leaded glass windows, hardwood floors, arched walkway, yet updating essentials for today’s lifestyles, this two-story Oakwood house has a nice blend of both.
Listed for $259,900 by RE/MAX Alliance Realty, the brick home at 2520 Shafor Blvd. has about 1,450 square feet of living space plus a full, unfinished basement. The house sits on a corner lot with large side yards, a two-car garage, and within a block from the Oakwood shopping district and neighborhood park.
Formal entry opens directly into the living room with a bay bump out and decorative fireplace with fluted wood mantel surround. Near the staircase there is a built-in bookshelf. Hardwood flooring has been refinished and flows into the dining room and within a bonus room, which has floor plan versatility. The bonus room has a bay bump out window, a single door access to a covered porch and access to a half bathroom. This room could possibility be a fourth, main-level bedroom as there is a large closet or it could be a family room setting.
Arched walkway leads from the living room to the formal dining room that provides access to the kitchen.
Updated with a total remodel this year, the kitchen features ivory cabinetry and contrasting dark countertops. Mosaic glass backsplash ties the cabinetry and countertops together. Along one wall is a buffet counter with glass-door hanging cabinets above. A double sink is below a window along the cabinetry on the opposite wall. Stainless-steel appliances include a range, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator. The kitchen has ceramic-tile flooring, and there is a door that opens to a covered rear porch that has side service door entrance to the two-car, attached garage.
A stairwell off the kitchen leads to the full, finished basement , which has a painted concrete floor and high ceiling. The basement has been divided with laundry hook-ups, toilet and mechanicals in one area and open possible finishing in the other half
Upstairs are three bedrooms and a full bathroom. The bath was completely remodeled this year with a tub/shower, ceramic-tile flooring, bureau-vanity with single sink, updated light fixtures and mirror.
The two larger bedrooms have updated ceiling paddle fans with light fixtures, single-door closets and hardwood flooring. The third bedroom is above the garage and has two dormer window nooks, two closets and knotty-pine paneled walls.
All the upstairs windows have been replaced with vinyl windows. Wood floors have been refinished and walls have been painted.
Open house: July 9, 2-4 p.m.
Directions: East Dorothy Lane to Shafor Boulevard or Far Hills to Wonderly to left on Shafor
Home highlights: About 1,450 sq. ft., 3-4 bedrooms, 1 updated full bath, 1 half bath, hardwood floors, updated kitchen, vinyl windows, updated hardware, full basement, covered porch, side yard patio, 2-car garage
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RE/MAX Alliance Realty