Located in the heart of Van Vorst Park – One of the grandest brownstones in downtown Jersey City

140 Bay St, Suite 1 Jersey City, NJ 07302
Phone: 201-225-8655
Fax: 201-604-6474
Courtesy of JOSEPH A DEL FORNO INC (201-432-7000)


JC, Downtown NJ 07306
Cross street:Mercer St & Montgomery St


Ownership: For Sale
Type: Multi-Family
Rooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Pets: No Pets


Price: $2,350,000


Located in the heart of Van Vorst Park – One of the grandest brownstones in downtown Jersey City. Custom built in 1887 for an ambassador, once one of Jersey City’s finest single-family mansions. 25’-wide with approximately 5,200 square feet of usable interior space. Incomparable grandeur includes majestic 12” doorways, period Caviler statues, and original parquet flooring. Currently configured as four units. This stately townhouse is built nearly full on at the garden and parlor levels and stands four stories tall plus basement. The astounding loft style parlor features soaring 18’ ceiling heights, period moldings, hand-carved ceilings medallions. Light flows through the oversized windows on three sides. Newer remolded kitchen with white marble counter tops, custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. Below, on the garden level, where the ambassador once received visitors, sits a stately hand painted vault. More hand-crafted details featuring built-in original cabinets, an ornate fireplace mantel, and charming private patio and backyard. The Basement has full ceiling heights with laundry area, and ample storage. The 2 apartments above, 2nd & 3rd floors, are flooded with sunlight with approximately 10 windows on each level. Each have formal dining rooms, spacious living rooms, and lovely original detail throughout. Both kitchens have been recently renovated, one brand new with stainless steel appliances, granite and breakfast bar. This unique piece of real estate will serve as a prestigious income-producing investment. Located directly across from Victorian Van Vorst Park, the historic main public Library, only steps from the Grove St Path Station, famed Downtown Jersey City Restaurant Row, and countless shops. A truly rare real estate opportunity.


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