1240 Washington Street

$889,900, 5 Beds 3.1 Baths 3,465 Sqft

About This Property

Historic 1924, Dutch Colonial, Cedar Shake, Cape May Cottage on tree lined Washington Street near the Physick Estate, center city, shops and restaurants. The present owners live on the first floor offering a spacious enclosed front porch, large open living room, dining room, den, office, laundry two bedrooms, one and a half baths and a beautiful kitchen to delight any cook. Add to that a full basement with woodworking shop, storage and both an inside and outside entrance. Central air, gas radiator heat, seller owned solar panels, off street parking for five cars and storage, gardening shed and raised bed garden in the back yard. Upstairs you will find two apartments rented year round until recently, one with one bedroom, large windowed living room, kitchen with dining area and full bath with washer, dryer and window a/c. The rear apartment offers 2 bedrooms, one bath, living room, dining room with wet bar and recently renovated kitchen with window a/c. Possibilities abound to return to original single family home or use apartments for a great investment property. There is a walk up full floored attic for expansion or storage. Condominium documents are in place with 1238 Washington. There are no condo fees, just shared driveway and liability & structures insurance. This is a unique condominium unit. Documents permit it to convert to 2 or 3 units without further approvals. Insurance and driveway maintenance are only condo expenses. Shown by appointment.

Essential Information

MLS® #201133
Full Baths3
Square Footage3,465
Year Built1924
Sub-TypeSingle Family
StyleDutch Colonial, See Remarks

Community Information

Address1240 Washington Street
AreaCape May
CityCape May
StateNew Jersey



Parking Pad, Stone Driveway, Assigned Parking, See Remarks


HeatingGas Natural, Radiator

Interior Features

Tile Flooring, Wood Flooring, Wall to Wall Carpet, Bar


Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Stove Natural Gas, Range, Smoke/Fire Detector


Central Air Condition, Ceiling Fan, Window Air Conditioning


Outside Entrance, Full, Inside Entrance, Masonry Floors/Wall



Exterior Features

Storage Building, Enclosed/Covered Patio

Additional Information

Date ListedMarch 16th, 2020
Days on Market118

Listing Details



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