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Some homes deteriorate over time, however, others only get better with age. This is one of those. After more than 150 years, the home at 54 Reservoir Avenue in the Heights section of Jersey City, looks better than it did in its prime. All thanks to decades of stellar maintenance and loving ownership.
Built in 1860, this colonial-style home features original details including a beautiful staircase, crown moldings, inlaid hardwood floors, and high ceilings. Yet it also has the necessary updates like new windows, updated roof, and recently improved siding.
There are three levels of living space with 3-4 bedrooms, a den, spacious parlor with decorative fireplace, a finished basement. An eat-in kitchen provides space for your daily meals and a formal dining room allows for large family gatherings. Even the appliances add charm to the home. The refrigerator and dishwasher are updated but the stove top is a 1960 Chambers unit still in great working condition.
The home is truly a well-kept time capsule. A second-floor kitchen features vintage metal cabinets and antique range. In the basement laundry room, there’s a perfectly-preserved avocado green double basin wash sink. You’ll find great vintage details like these all throughout the home.
A large attic space can be turned into another bedroom, craft room, children’s play area or a man cave.
Outside, you’ll find a 2-car garage, extra parking and a backyard, all situated comfortably on its oversized, double lot.
During its 156-year life, the home has garnered a bit of history too. As the story goes, one of the architects for the Holland Tunnel lived in the home at one point.
As for the location, it’s one of the best in the Heights. Two blocks away is the gorgeous Reservoir #3 that features fishing, kayaking, small nature walks and year-long events. You are also only a few blocks from both the Riverview Arts District and the newly created Restaurant Row along Palisade Avenue as well as a short walk to the light rail and multiple bus stops into Manhattan.
This unique property combines the best of old-world and new-world living while giving you a plethora of activities within easy walking distance.
“I’m really excited about this property, as it’s very different than other offerings. Not only does it sit on one of the most beautiful streets in Jersey City, it offers buyers a chance to purchase a coveted 50×100 lot along with a fabulous, lovingly maintained home – rich with history…and full of potential,” says listing agent Megan Gülick.
This one of a kind property is marketed by Megan Gülick of Sawyer Smith Residential Brokerage. For more information or to schedule a showing, contact Megan at 551-697-5158 or [email protected]
An Open House is scheduled for this Saturday, December 3rd, from 12-4pm.
Listing: 54 Reservoir Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307
Agent: Megan Gülick / Sawyer Smith
[gmap height=”250px”]54 Reservoir Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307[/gmap]
54 Reservoir Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307