Swiss Chalet Craftsman: One of a Kind

57 Melrose Place, Montclair NJ

One-of-a-kind Swiss Chalet style Craftsman built in 1912 by Alice Fenn Coffin, architectural designer, poet and playwright, eldest daughter of artist and illustrator Harry Fenn, sister-in-law of Arts & Crafts architects A.F. Norris and Dudley Strickland Van Antwerp, who probably signed off on the design.

Gracious living room features built-in bookcases, hand-carved floral insets in woodwork surrounding doors, windows and Inglenook fireplace. Original chestnut woodwork. Unique Moroccan and Chinese design elements throughout. Aurene and other art glass light fixtures, well-proportioned, light-filled rooms, high ceilings and gleaming hardwood floors. Modernizations done in keeping with the Arts & Crafts period.

Finished basement with wine cellar, laundry area. workshop/playroom. Private Third floor suite with full bath and storage. Fully fenced backyard and detached two car garage. New York City bus at corner. Short distance to Town shops & restaurants.

Contact Jane M Wallace
Sotheby’s Realty Prominent Properties
Phone: 973-783-6900
Location: Montclair, New Jersey 07042
Price: $ 799,000.00
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