UNDER CONTRACT 4 Mill Creek Road Sparta 4BR Colonial with Incredible Backyard
Located in the lovely Sparta Mountain Reserve, this fantastic home greets you with gorgeous landscaping including a boulder wall that winds around to this 1.19-acre property’s crowning glory: the backyard. Deep and flat with a back section that opens up to the approximate size of a small soccer field, there’s a horseshoe pit on the left, and on the right a bocce court rests next to the large fire pit area. Built-in lights employing underground electric and a 4-speaker stereo system resounding from the nearby utility shed complete the entire experience of outdoor fun for everyone.
Overlooking the backyard is a huge, cedar, screened-in porch right off of the kitchen--great for year-round entertaining or a relaxing meal al fresco--and an open rear deck that’s perfect for lounging in the sunshine.
Inside, discover the stunning kitchen with newer appliances and granite countertops. It flows into the breakfast area and spacious family room, complete with a wood-burning fireplace. Don’t miss the new hardwood-laminate floors throughout these rooms!
The dining room is perfectly situated off of the kitchen and living room/game room, both rooms of which are finished with top-of-the-line Silhouette shades.
Lovely French doors open into the first floor office. There’s even a first-floor bonus room to be used any way your heart desires---toy room, craft room, private teen hang-out space--it’s up to you!
Upstairs, the gorgeous master bedroom boasts a huge walk-in closet. Double showerheads in the skylit master bathroom shower bring you to life in the morning or wash away your cares at the end of the day. Prefer a bath? Slip into the corner Kohler whirlpool tub. New granite countertops and sinks (both in the master and in the hall’s full bathroom) complete this serene space.
Sunlight softly fills the three additional, spacious bedrooms, and the laundry chute makes life a little easier. At nightfall, listen to the tree frogs and crickets quietly serenade you to sleep.
The large lower level is pre-plumbed for a bathroom and offers a hot tub-ready walk-out patio.
Updates include a brand-new furnace, driveway, front steps, front door, entry lights and window shutters; a newer AC system and hot water heater; and gutters routed to underground drainage away from the home. 4 Mill Creek Road is wired with an Onkyo sound system. A 3-car garage offers loads of space.
The friendly community of the Sparta Mountain Reserve lies within easy driving distance from Sparta's town center, meaning dining and entertainment options abound, and you'll be just minutes from the route 15 commuting corridor. New York City is only a little over an hour away by car. A NYC Bus is available from Sparta. Newark Airport and the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania average about an hour's drive as well. And don't forget the nearest ski slopes and water parks are only 20-30 minutes away in Vernon!
Like hiking? The nearby 1400-acre Sparta Mountain Wildlife Management area offers numerous trails for all levels of hiking, as well as Ryker Lake for kayaking, fishing and birding. Kittatinny Valley State Park is also a short drive away, boasting 5.2 miles of hiking trails with views of glacial lakes, limestone outcroppings and former railroads. Additionally, Kittatinny's Lake Aeroflex and Gardner's Pond are excellent for fishing and boating.
Sparta's fantastic school system provides wonderful educational opportunities. Sparta Middle School and Sparta High School are a short drive away. As one of 2018's top 100 safest towns in America (according to Safewise), Sparta offers peace of mind as well.
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