Designed by architect Charles Smith and built by developer George Rogers as his personal residence in 1896, this Victorian property offers historical charm at an affordable price point.
The picturesque exterior offers a snapshot of a charming by-gone era with the front porch, wooden shingles, and roof showcasing the grandeur of Victorian architecture.
Inside there is a grand foyer, parlor, dining room, and living room with intricate wooden details and charismatic lighting fixtures.
There are also many wood-burning fireplaces with distinctive period details.
Featuring five bedrooms and three bathrooms (two full, one half), the property offers a historic feel while providing comforts for modern living.
Tastefully remodeled in 2010, the kitchen offers contemporary finishes such as granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a center island. There is also a Butler’s pantry with leaded glass doors.
There are hardwood floors throughout the property.
The third-floor loft has vaulted ceilings and a bathroom, with this floor providing an additional living area.
In addition to the three main floors, there is a lower level which contains a laundry and storage space.
Outside there is a picturesque gazebo, Gunite in-ground pool, patio, and leafy gardens.
For parking, there is a detached garage.
This charming Victorian residence is approximately 0.8 miles from New York City-bound trains.
The property, located at 44 Myrtle Avenue in Plainfield, New Jersey, is listed for $550,000.
Listing: 44 Myrtle Avenue [Zillow]