Rare Victorian Beauty in Historic Lincoln Park Hits the Market


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The home combines period features with contemporary comforts.

Home doesn’t get any sweeter than this meticulously maintained Victorian residence in the historic Lincoln Park neighborhood of Jersey City. Built in 1890, this beautiful home is situated on a tree-lined street only one block from Lincoln Park, an ideal location.

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The enclosed porch.

The residence’s period details such as the parquet hardwood floors with intricate inlay, original wood moldings, and cedar shingles have been carefully preserved, along with beautifully restored stained-glass windows that are positioned throughout the home. Tasteful updates such as restored cast iron radiators, tankless water heater, mini split air conditioning system, new windows, and a new roof, provide contemporary comforts without compromising the home’s character.

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The sitting room flows from the living area.
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The sitting room flows through to the dining room.

Upon admiring the home’s charming exterior, residents will be delighted with the fully enclosed, all seasons front porch which offers a charming place to sit and watch the world go by. Inside, the bright and airy living room flows onto a separate sitting room, which leads to a delightful dining room, creating the perfect place to relax and entertain. This floor’s updated half bathroom offers further convenience when entertaining guests.

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The updated kitchen.
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Dining room.

The stylish kitchen provides chefs with everything they need to create their favorite meals. From the contemporary countertops, under mount sink, tiled backsplash, stainless steel appliances including a gas range, and ample cabinetry, the kitchen effortlessly unites modern conveniences with the classic features of this historic home.

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The home’s entrance with a gorgeous staircase.
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One of the beautiful stained-glass windows.

A staircase leads to the upper floor, showcasing a beautiful stained-glass window at the top of the stairs. The home’s two expansive bedrooms provide plenty of space to relax while an additional room that is currently used as a dressing room offers a range of possibilities for usage. The full bathroom features updated tiling, a tub-shower, mirror cabinet, and a classic, white vanity.

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One of the expansive bedrooms.
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Another bedroom.
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The full bathroom.

A separate entrance leads to the home’s generous, full basement where there is another half bathroom, an abundance of storage, and a washer and dryer. The home’s cozy backyard offers residents a space to enjoy the fresh air and host gatherings, while the front of the home features a private parking space.

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One of the half bathrooms.
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Private backyard.

Due to this residence’s location in Lincoln Park, residents enjoy access to all the essential amenities, such as the Journal Square PATH and Transit Hub and Citibike access, along with shopping and dining options on West Side Avenue, JFK Boulevard, and Bergan Avenue. The home is also in close proximity to schools and houses of worship, plus Lincoln Park’s nature walk, kayaking, and Skyway Golf Club.

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The front exterior of the residence with parking space.

If you are searching for a charming, historic residence in Jersey City, be sure to attend the open house on Saturday, July 30, from 12 to 3 pm to discover your dream home.

As an immaculate Victorian home situated mere minutes from Lincoln Park, 118 Kensington Avenue is asking $710,000.

Please contact Michelle Mumoli at Compass on (917) 268-8916 or [email protected] for more information or to schedule a viewing.

Listing: 118 Kensington Avenue, Jersey City
Asking: $710,000
Brokerage: Michelle Mumoli of Compass


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