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5 houses for sale in Montville, NJ, if you want a big yard

This five bedroom, three bath is listed for $799,900. You may also need a snowplow for the driveway.

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Houses in suburban Montville in Morris County, New Jersey are larger and have bigger yards compared to other New York City suburbs (like half an acre), so you get more space and privacy here, plus a quick commute to the city.

The township is made up of three areas, Towaco, Pine Brook, and Montville. If you like nature, you’re close to several parks including Great Piece Meadows, Pyramid Mountain, Lake Valhalla, Camp Dawson, and Veterans Memorial Park. It’s also ranked as one of the best places to live in the state, according to Niche, and the public schools are well rated.

There isn’t a walkable downtown area, so you’ll need a car to live here. There are several local stores and restaurants like Red Barn, Rails Steakhouse, Columbia Inn, Locanda Vecchia, and Planted Eats. There’s also a New Jersey Transit stop in Towaco or you can drive to the city in less than an hour.

When it comes to the area’s real estate, the current median sales price is $530,000, according to Redfin. There are many large homes on the market with four to six bedrooms and an acre or more of land, and you can also find modest houses and townhouses.

So, if Montville sounds like a fit for you, here are five houses for sale in the area including a five-bedroom Colonial with almost an acre of land. 

30 Valhalla Rd.

This four bedroom, three bath is listed for $649,000 after a $20,000 price cut earlier this month. The renovated house features hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, recessed lighting, central air conditioning, a home office, deck, detached one-car garage, and half an acre of land. Lake Valhalla and William Mason Elementary School are nearby.

19 Sunset Ct.

This five bedroom, three bath is listed for $799,900. The Center Hall Colonial has hardwood floors, moldings, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, oversized windows, a wood-burning fireplace, deck, finished basement, and almost an acre of land. Great Piece Meadows and Valley View Elementary School are nearby.

5 Phillips Manor Rd.

This four bedroom, four bath is listed for $825,000. The Colonial has a two-story foyer, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, a wood-burning fireplace, tons of windows, vaulted ceilings in the bedrooms, a finished basement, and a two-car garage. Lake Valhalla is nearby.

3 Woodside Dr. 

This four bedroom, four bath is listed for $949,000. The house features a grand foyer, oversized windows, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, stainless steel appliances, a built-in bar, home office, custom closets, skylights, central air conditioning, a large deck, finished basement, three-car garage, and a patio with a stone fireplace. Craigmont Farms and Masar Park are nearby. 

171 Konner Ave.

This five bedroom, five and a half bath is listed for $1,680,000. The custom-built home is in a cul-de-sac and has hardwood and stone floors, high ceilings, moldings, millwork, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, central air conditioning, a fireplace, finished basement, attached garage, patio, and large backyard. Montville Township Public Library and Great Piece Meadows are nearby.