Stunning Two-Family Brownstone Listed in Historic Van Vorst Park, Jersey City

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This beautiful, historic home blends original details with contemporary upgrades. Pictured: Unit 2.

This charismatic residence in Van Vorst Park, located on York Street between Barrow and Grove Street, seamlessly blends gorgeous original details with contemporary upgrades throughout the two duplex units so residents can admire historic features while enjoying the benefits of modern living.

Soaring ceilings add to the sense of spaciousness throughout this two-family home while gleaming hardwood floors generate warmth and ambiance. The exposed brickwork and fireplaces provide a glimpse of the home’s character. In addition to the beautiful interiors, each unit possesses two private outdoor spaces so residents can relax and entertain in the fresh air.

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Exposed brickwork – Unit 2.

Both homes also provide residents with contemporary conveniences and comforts such as in-unit washers and dryers, split mini air-conditioning units, and new Navien tankless water heaters.

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Both units have a washer and dryer. Pictured – Unit 2.

Beautifully presented Unit 1 encompasses two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The spacious primary bedroom is the perfect retreat with a refreshed ensuite, copious closet space for storage, and direct access to the private backyard via glass sliding doors.

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Primary bedroom – Unit 1.
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Bathroom – Unit 1.
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Private backyard – Unit 1.

The second bedroom is also situated on the lower level and features a brick fireplace. This level includes multiple closets for storage, plus a gorgeous wooden staircase.

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Bedroom – Unit 1.

The second level of the home boasts an open-concept living-dining-kitchen area with an exposed stone and marble fireplace, while the second living space provides direct access to the outdoor deck for effortless entertaining.

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Living space with original details – Unit 1.
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Flowing open concept living-dining-kitchen area – Unit 1.
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Additional living space with direct access to outdoor deck – Unit 1.

Residents will find everything they need in the home’s modern kitchen with granite countertops, plentiful cabinetry, a gas range, and stainless-steel appliances. A renovated full bathroom completes this level.

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Kitchen – Unit 1.

Next at Unit 2, A lovely, winding staircase guides residents between the two levels. The duplex’s recessed lighting and elegant decor create a sophisticated atmosphere while the exposed brickwork plus stone and marble fireplace on the main level offer unique historic charm.

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Open-concept living space with original details – Unit 2.
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Staircase – Unit 2.

There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms in the home, with the expansive primary bedroom on the upper level featuring exposed brickwork, a brick fireplace, and a generously-sized closet.

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Primary Bedroom – Unit 2.
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Primary bedroom – Unit 2.

Another bedroom on the upper level offers direct access to the upper deck, which welcomes uninterrupted daylight and views. A full bathroom, storage space, and washer/dryer complete the upper level.

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Bedroom with direct access to upper deck – Unit 2.
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Bedroom with exposed brickwork and closet space – Unit 2.
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Outdoor deck – Unit 2.
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Bathroom – Unit 2.

The open-concept living and dining area flows to the contemporary kitchen on the main level. Chefs will be impressed by the stylish kitchen with dark granite countertops, tiled backsplash, chic cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and a gas range.

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Kitchen – Unit 2.
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Kitchen – Unit 2.

The second full bathroom is situated on the main level, along with the third bedroom which could be used as a study or second living room. The undercover private deck is directly accessible from this room, providing a picturesque space to relax and entertain.

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Bedroom, study or living room – Unit 2.
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Outdoor deck – Unit 2.

Conveniently located only a few blocks from the Grove Street Path Train and the Newark Ave pedestrian plaza, the property provides convenient access to many vibrant amenities, such as restaurants, shops, farmers markets, and more. Residents will appreciate the easy commute to NYC via Path, ferry, major highways, and the Holland Tunnel, while kids will enjoy the local playgrounds and parks. As a two-family home, this beautiful brownstone offers residents a range of possibilities.

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Exterior.

Brimming with original details and gorgeous contemporary upgrades, 251.5 York Street is asking $1,549,000.

Discover your new historic home at the open house on Saturday, November 19, or Sunday, November 20 from 1-3 pm.

For more information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Johanna Fine of Team Francesco at Christie’s International Real Estate on 845-705-0281 or [email protected]

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The property is being marketed by Team Francesco at Christie’s International Real Estate.

Listing: 251.5 York Street, Jersey City
Asking: $1,549,000
Brokerage: Johanna Fine of Team Francesco at Christie’s International Real Estate

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