Sun-filled Historic Victorian Home with Expansive Backyard Listed in Jersey City Heights


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This sun-filled, Victorian home showcases many historic details.

Modern living meets historic charm in this magnificent, sun-filled Victorian home nestled on an extra-large lot in the popular Jersey City Heights neighborhood. Prepare to be impressed upon arrival, from the charismatic curb appeal and inviting front porch to the original details throughout the home.

Encompassing over 3,000 square-feet of living space over three floors plus a basement, this five bedroom and two-and-a-half-bathroom residence is the perfect place to make memories. Whether it’s entertaining in the expansive backyard during the summer or hosting lively, indoor gatherings during the holiday season, this home contains all the space you need.

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Front porch.
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The first floor features a flowing layout.

Contemporary comforts enrich residents’ living experience while stunning historic features, such as soaring 11-foot+ ceilings, original moldings, and beautiful hardwood floors with Victorian details, enhance the charm throughout the home. The spacious first floor flows from the light-filled family room to the oversized dining room that can easily fit a long dining table for large get-togethers. Continue forth to a second family area where you will discover a bay window that overlooks the private, 25’x115’ backyard, an enormous – and enviable – feature.

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Dining room.
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The dining room connects the two living rooms.
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Second living room with bay window that overlooks the private, backyard.

A renovated kitchen with a large pantry ensures you have everything you need to cook up a storm. White and blue cabinetry offers plenty of storage space while the gleaming countertops and wooden island provide ample space for food prep. Stainless-steel appliances, including a gas range, make mealtime effortless. A full bathroom completes the first floor and provides additional convenience when hosting guests.

Follow the captivating staircase with a gorgeous wooden banister to the second floor. Three, tranquil bedrooms with built-in closets and large windows that invite natural light inside are situated on this level, offering residents a choice of accommodation. There is also an office, full bathroom with tub-shower and chic vanity, a large, separate laundry room, and a powder room on this floor.

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Meander up the staircase to the third floor and discover the two final bedrooms, including one with a walk-in closet, along with a den. The expansiveness of this single-family home is unparalleled, creating a rare opportunity for buyers who are searching for a home of this size and caliber.

The unfinished basement is ready for residents to curate to fit their lifestyle or utilize as extra storage. Meanwhile, the backyard’s outdoor deck, paved area, and lush garden are waiting for you to relax, enjoy lawn games, cultivate your own veggie patch and flowers, or entertain guests. Parking for 2+ cars is an additional convenience for residents.

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Paved area of backyard.
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Lush backyard.

You couldn’t ask for a better location when living in this Victorian home. Situated in The Heights neighborhood of Jersey City means residents have the advantage of being close to Perishing Field with all its facilities – basketball courts, tennis courts, track, ice skating, sports field, playground, and more – transit to NYC, supermarkets, and schools. The vibrant community is also bustling with things to do, from the Central Avenue shopping district or exploring the numerous dining options including bakeries, coffee shops, and restaurants from Central to Palisade Ave.

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Front exterior.

A sun-filled Victorian home with historic details and a huge backyard, 81 Sherman Place is asking $1,299,000.

For more information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Cynthia Samaris of Christie’s International Real Estate at [email protected] or 201.344.5828.

There are open houses scheduled for 10/20/2023 at 5:00 PM, 10/21/2023 at 12:00 PM, and 10/22/2023 at 12:00 PM.

Listing: 81 Sherman Place, Jersey City
Asking: $1,299,000.
Brokerage: Cynthia Samaris of Christie’s International Real Estate


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