New Kid on an Old Block in Historic Forest Hill: Classic, Old-Home Features In a Recently-Built Home

Since I began to focus my efforts as a Realtor on the Forest Hill Section of Newark, I’ve been involved in the sale of some very special properties. With few exceptions they had one thing in common; they were constructed in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Moreover, many of them were the stately homes of industrialists who ran the economic engine of Newark in the early 1900s.

I confess to having a life-long love affair with old homes but, as a Realtor, I also know that old homes are not for everyone. That’s why I am so excited about my recent Forest Hill listing located at 489 Lake Street. It was constructed at the turn of the most recent century, in 2007 to be exact. It is, in fact, the most recent home to be constructed in Forest Hill.

There are several things that make this house very special. One is that if faces beautiful Branchbrook Park, the nation’s first county park, and one of the largest urban parks in the United States. What a front lawn!
Other “special” features include amazing hardwood floors, interior columns and sculpted ceiling treatments, all of which are found in many of Forest Hill’s older homes. Less commonly found in older homes are modern construction methods.

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Features that Forest Hill buyers want in a recently built, highly efficient home built in 2007.

I invite you so take a virtual tour of the property at If you would like to see more, ask your real estate agent to set up a showing or call me at 973-865-1863.


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