This week’s open house column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.

Open house spelunkers will be busy Sunday as the greater Baristaville area boasts more than 90 properties on display. There’s a secret door in the library of 229 Upper Mountain Avenue in Montclair. Does it lead to the batpoles?

229 Upper Mountain Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $1,399,000
Taxes: $44,590
Lot size: 149′ x 276′
BRM/BTH: 5/4.1

Stately on the outside, yet warm on the inside, 1922 brick Georgian features incredible architectural details highlighted by natural light. Great for entertaining with its generous floor plan. Enjoy quiet moments on the beautiful terrace, first and second floor sunrooms, the cozy den or the custom-designed library with its secret door. Spacious updated eat-in kitchen with inviting seating area and adjacent laundry room. Lavish master bedroom suite. Newly finished floors on the expansive third floor. Perfectly located just blocks to Watchung train station. Glittering winter skyline views too. Open 2-4 p.m.


104 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair

List Price: $639,000
Taxes: $20,653
Acreage: .29
BRM/BTH: 6/3.1

Beautifully built and lovingly maintained Queen Anne Victorian features oversized windows, welcoming open front porch and family room on the first floor with built-ins. Uniquely handsome hardwood inlaid floors. Four fireplaces and garage/carriage house in “as is” condition. Close to NYC trains and bus and all downtown Montclair has to offer. Open 2-4 p.m.


12 Alden Road, Montclair

List Price: $485,000
Taxes: $13,484
Lot size: 54′ x 95′
BRM/BTH: 4/1.1

Tudor features corner bedrooms, hardwood floors, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, first floor powder room, family room, kitchen and breakfast area. Updated bathroom boasts tub and separate shower. Inviting back yard is perfect for entertaining or to take a moment to relax and renew. Located on a quiet, tree-lined street. Open 2-4 p.m.


156 Whittle Avenue, Bloomfield

List Price: $429,000
Taxes: $12,272
Lot size: 50′ X 100′
BRM/BTH: 3/1.1

Sunny colonial features living room with fireplace, updated kitchen with wood cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, master bedroom and updated full bath. Home also has renovated third floor and finished basement with laundry and powder room. Close to Brookdale Park and Oakview school. Open 2-4 p.m.


31 Oakwood Avenue, Glen Ridge

List Price: $569,000
Taxes: $14,778
Lot size: 48′ X 100′
BRM/BTH: 4/3

Colonial in north end of Glen Ridge features three bedrooms on the second floor and a master suite on the third floor, updated kitchen, new windows on second floor, hardwood floors and finished basement with a lot of storage and a full bath. Freshly painted deck off sliders perfect for entertaining. Open 1-4 p.m.


40 Lakeside Avenue, Verona

List Price: $729,000
Taxes: $17,557
Lot size: 82′ X 283′
BRM/BTH: 3/3.1

Colonial features eat-in-kitchen with designer appliances, living room with a gas fireplace and family room. Master suite has custom-designed walk-in closets, master bathroom and amazing terrace with stunning views of the park. Basement includes office with full bath, laundry, utility room and storage. NYC bus at corner. Open 2-4 p.m.