Downtown Jersey City Single-Family Home with Private Roof Deck for Sale


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The light-filled living room is separated by a characterful barn door from a home office/bedroom.

This three-bedroom, three-bath, single-family home is the total package in downtown Jersey City. Rarely available, this meticulously cared-for home is the perfect opportunity to own a home with all the space you need while still in the heart of a vibrant urban neighborhood. With a private roof deck, two floors, a home office area, central AC, full laundry room, and available garage parking, this Jersey City residence checks all the boxes for convenient, upscale living.

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The spacious living offers ample lounging space for your family or friends.

Notice the rich architectural details, hand-scraped hardwood floors and a generous layout the moment you enter the home, which was renovated in 2016. The bright and airy chef’s kitchen features Shaker cabinetry, quartz countertops, a handsome butcher-block island that looks custom-made, and GE Profile stainless-steel appliances. The kitchen opens to the spacious dining room, making the space perfect for busy families and for entertaining.

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The dining area flows seamlessly into the state-of-the-art kitchen.
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The butcher-block island with stool seating gives the home a custom-crafted appeal.

Continue into the light-filled living room, featuring large south-facing bay windows. Custom sliding barn doors lead to a flexible home office or guest bedroom with a sleek Murphy bed that is easily converted to a desk. The first floor features a full bathroom with hand-painted Spanish tiles and a modern sink and vanity.

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Hand-painted mosaic tile livens up the main-level half-bath.
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A convenient Murphy bed that converts to a desk offers sleeping or home office space.

Stairs lead to the garden level, where there is another open living space that is a perfect playroom for the kids, living room, or a guest room with a full bathroom and separate laundry room. Two additional storage spaces provide extra room for home goods, outdoor gear, and clothing.

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A large living space at garden level allows for a variety of usages.

The top (third) floor of the residence holds the primary bedroom, with an en suite bath with heated floors and a pretty, tiled shower/tub. Both the bedroom and bathroom are flooded with light from the south-facing bay windows. The bedroom features built-in speakers, making it a perfect sanctuary from busy city life. The third floor is completed with a second bedroom and spacious walk-in closet by California Closets.

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The third-floor primary bedroom is spacious and light-filled.
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The primary bedroom’s en suite bathroom boasts a serene, spa-like decor.

Take entertaining outside or simply enjoy an alfresco meal with the family on your newly refinished private roof deck. Additional amenities include available garage parking for one car (combined with the curb-cut, there is parking for two cars). The one-car garage is accessible from the exterior of the home and has ample additional storage space.

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A generously sized roof deck is your own private outdoor retreat.

The neighborhood is quiet and yet just close enough to take advantage of Jersey City’s vibrant culture, chic boutiques, vibrant nightlife, playgrounds, farmers markets, walkways, and bike paths overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The home is zoned for PS 5, just down the street, and close to Mary Benson Park, Hamilton Park, Newark Avenue, and Restaurant Row. This is a dream commuter location, just minutes to Grove Street PATH, the NY Ferry, and the light rail, and only 20 minutes from Newark Airport.

396 2nd Street is asking $1,299,000.

For more information and to schedule a showing, please contact Johanna Fine at 845-705-0281 or [email protected]. Or stop by the open house Saturday, March 5th, and Sunday, March 6th from 1-3 pm.

Listing: 396 2nd Street, Jersey City
Asking: $1,299,000
Agent/Brokerage: Johanna Fine/Team Francesco at Christie’s International Real Estate


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