This truly magnificent Center Hall Colonial with an inviting front portico consists of 6 bedrooms and 4 and ½ baths. It’s located just blocks from Downtown Maplewood and its train station to NYC – perfect for commuters!Once inside, you are greeted by an impressive entrance foyer with French doors on either side, as well as a beautiful turned staircase leading up to the second floor.The first set of French doors take you into the large formal dining room with abundant windows ushering in the sunlight from all directions. Another door leads directly to the kitchen.The fully-updated gourmet eat-in-kitchen offers a wet bar, large pantry, adjoining mudroom with access to the powder room and a door to the covered back porch.Continuing in from the foyer, the spacious formal living room has a lovely wood burning fireplace as its focal point. French doors here, and in the adjoining family room, provide effortless transitions to the outdoor living spaces – perfect for entertaining!The family room is distinguished by built-in furniture-quality cabinets and shelves, ideal for storage and to display art and other items you love!The first floor is also home to one of the 6 spacious bedrooms. The large guest suite (or alternative master) has a gas fireplace and its own private full bath. The adjoining family room can also double as a private living room and thus making this a suite with its own exterior entrance from the back porch.The sprawling second level offers five well-appointed bedrooms and three full baths. The master suite includes a large bedroom with corner fireplace, an adjoining sitting room with loads of closet storage and a sunny place to relax at the end of a hectic day. The master bath has been updated to include a stone floor, subway tile wainscoting, pedestal sink and a tile shower with a frameless glass enclosure.The remaining four bedrooms enjoy pleasant treetop views, ample closet storage and are served by two additional full baths. There is a full-size laundry room conveniently located on this floor.There are newer windows, central cooling, gleaming hardwood floors and French doors throughout the home. The lower level recreation room offers plenty of storage, a workshop and access to the attached 2-car garage w/ adjoining mudroom. A sprawling covered rear porch overlooks the private and beautifully landscaped backyard.