This is my foray into the world of suburban house hunting and my endless battle with normalcy and sameness.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
8 W Mantua Ave, Wenonah, NJ 08090
8 W Mantua Ave, Wenonah, NJ 08090 For Sale $259,000 3 beds 1.5 baths 1,434 sqft
ATTENTION PROFESSIONALS-this unique use of space at a former church is home to the September Rose Photography Studio in the heart of Wenonah. The building is originally designed with an open floor plan above and has an added three bedroom apartment below. The apartment has the option of having a separate entrance. This historic building's vestibule offers a vaulted tongue and groove ceiling, beautiful original hardwood floor and a designer powder room. The middle room is partitioned by strategic placement of the owner's furniture and props that offer space for conferring with clients and office space. The studio room from front to back is separated by large double glass doors and at the very rear of the first floor is a stage that the current owner uses for various projects throughout the year. Both expansive rooms have several ceiling fans and attractive light fixtures. All the sash windows on the first floor are stained glass and there is an original casement double window midway on the east side of the building. Wood clapboard, with much of it restored/replaced and recently painted is on the exterior and the windows are capped with aluminum for easy maintenance. A newer concrete sidewalk goes from front to back and the rear yard is enclosed by a fence. There is also a large shed in the rear. The whole building is new gas heat and central air. The apartment was installed by the current owner and offers a full kitchen, full tiled bath, storage and a second outside entrance. This maintained and upgraded property fits well into the town of Wenonah and the neighboring architecture, and is in a location that easily serves the greater Mantua-Deptford area. W. Mantua Ave. is between Rt. 45 and Woodbury Glassboro Road, it is easily accessible from Rt. 55, I 295, and the N-S Freeway, making easy access for professional services or worship center. The property is steps to the railroad and the proposed light rail line. Zone residential with a professional overlay.