320 South Main Street - Grand Hightstown Victorian
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This is the one that all you Victorian Hunters have been waiting for! Across from The Peddie School and overlooking the heart of Historic Hightstown, this grand (and I mean GRAND) 5 BR Vicky is gorgeous! Priced to sell, this is a great bargain, not to be missed.
Address:
320 S. Main Street
Millstone, NJ  08520 US
Intersection of South Street & Etra Road
Community of Hightstown, New Jersey
Features:
Featuring a ˝ brick front, with brick columns (constructed the way things use to be built), aluminum siding & stately wood pillars that surround and support an open & enclosed covered porch. The porch has a country feel that you will enjoy! As you enter this home, you enter a foyer and then a gorgeous center hall entrance. Make sure to notice the detail on the door to the center hall and the lead glass rectangular window above the first flight of the stained and painted wood staircase, both of which have beveled glass! You can’t help but notice the 10-foot ceilings, 8-foot hardwood doors, and extra large rooms which you will find throughout. As you tour this lovely home, you will find original woodwork in every room except the Kitchen which was upgraded. The downstairs rooms are magnificent! Starting with the Front Parlor, presently being used as a music room, with custom wood panels, a bay window, chestnut wood pocket doors that span two five-foot thresholds (these work and are gorgeous), antique sconces and an English style hardwood floor. Next, the Formal Living Room with a magnificent and massive Fieldstone Wood-Burning Fireplace with a stone hearth that is straddled by built-in bookcases, a ceiling fan, more 5-foot chestnut pocket doors, a double glass door with glass door knobs and a transom atop to access the Family Room, more English style hardwood flooring and egg & dart crown molding. The 17’x17’ Dining Room is another show stopper with more of those chestnut pocket doors, another bay window, a gorgeous wood mantle to an old fireplace that may be able to be reclaimed with a gas insert, more English style hardwood flooring and a stunning crystal chandelier that I am sorry is not included with this home’s purchase. Before getting to the Kitchen, let’s go to the Sun and Family Rooms, which are two rooms off the Parlor and Living Room which were constructed in the front area of this home’s covered front porch. Here you have a 10’x11’ and another 20’x13’ room which are where your kids will be spending lots of time. The larger room has knotty pine paneling, two ceiling fans, wall-to-wall carpeting, room length & width window walls, built-in cabinets and a decorative gas stove. The second room would make a great office. The 12’x14’ Kitchen includes upgraded Cabinets, Countertops, Stainless Steel appliances and wood flooring and features plenty of counter space, a decorative fireplace mantle, more egg and dart crown molding, a built-in refrigerator, dishwasher and electric disposal. One of the Half Baths and a Laundry Room are off the Kitchen with a second door from the laundry room to the backyard. This home has five bedrooms, four on the second floor and one huge one on the third floor. Looking to the street, the front left bedroom is 16’x13’ and has its own bay window. The front right bedroom is 15’x14’ and features a shared half bath with a back bedroom. That back right bedroom is 16’x11’ and has two double door closets. The back left bedroom is 10’x13’. The fifth bedroom is the result of a previous homeowner’s work to finish off half of the huge Attic. It is 22’x18,’ has wall-to-wall carpet, a ceiling fan and a huge walk-in closet and you have to see it to appreciate how great it is. The description of this home cannot be completed without describing the fantastic lot it sits on and its stamped concrete patio that surrounds absolutely gorgeous built-in heated pool with a working waterfall and a diving board! The mature trees including a bunch of blooming dogwoods and landscaping make this home worth seriously considering especially at it’s bargain price! With newer windows with storm windows throughout; a 5-yr-old 30+ yr roof; a basement with an outdoor entrance; great yard with a 6' vinyl fence and an oversized 2-Car Detached Garage with a Loft that can be another room or two - need I say more?
Fact Sheet:
Listing Type: Sale
Property Type: Intown
Architecture Type: Victorian
Year Built: 1891
Price: $482,900
Sold Amount: $472,000
Stories: 3
Lot Size: 0.28 acre(s)
Bedrooms: 5 room(s)
Bathrooms: 3 room(s)
Garage Size (# of cars): 2
Property Tax: $12,021
Amenities:
Pool, Formal Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Fireplace, Security System, Walk-In Closets, Detached Garage, Basement, Patio, Central Air, Master Bedroom, Family Room
School Information:
Hightstown and East Windsor share a highly ranked regional school system. For more information on East Windsor schools, visit the following website: www.eastwindsorregionalschools.com/
Local Area Information:
Peddie Specifics First - The location of this home i.e., directly across for the Peddie School is outstanding from the perspective of a family with kids. Not only will your kids be immersed, by location, in the center of this country’s best grade 7-12 academia, but they can enjoy and partake in a hose of Peddie events/culture. Three examples that come to mind are the Off-Broadway type plays that Peddie makes available to all area residents, all the sport events that you can simply walk to and view, and the occasional lawn concerts that you can just mosey into! For those not familiar with the area, they may be surprised at exactly how much the Hightstown area has in store for them. Friendly neighborhoods, great schools, beautiful parks, awesome sport fields and a myriad of cultural activities are just a few of the highlights found here. This home is a short walk to the Boro which, in addition to the shops and restraunts, annually hosts both a Memorial Day Parade and an Community Fair held every October. This home is located between Philly & NYC and close to major highways, public transportation, shopping, golf courses & parks.

 

Last Updated: 1/26/2015
Listed by Ed Miller of Keller Williams Realty Princeton

Ed  Miller
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