803 Columbia Avenue

$2,200,000, 4 Beds 4 Baths 2,681 Sqft

About This Property

The Buttercup Cottage brings the ideal Cape May experience to this architecturally noted 1878 Victorian that has been renovated with the highest modern yet appropriate finishes. Situated on an unusually oversized corner lot with a croquet ready lawn, gracious gardens, and a picket fence in the center of town and just a few blocks to the beach. You enter the from the chair-lined covered front porch into an entry hall with a stain glass transom and cushioned window seat. The front parlor features a gas fireplace, 3 original ceilings to floor window doors to the porch, custom shelving, tray ceiling, and a wet bar with a refrigerator and cappuccino maker. The middle of the home opens to an expansive great room, kitchen, and connects with 2 double French doors to the dining room. The great room has coffered ceilings, a gas fireplace, custom built-ins. The dining room is lovely with vaulted ceilings and is lined with 13 windows overlooking the landscaped yard and gardens. The new kitchen features marble counters, a farm sink, custom cabinetry, Bosch convection oven, 6 burner range with a designer hood, and a built-in dishwasher and refrigerator complete with a center island with a second sink. The dining room and kitchen both access a rear mahogany deck. The rear of the first floor includes a full new bathroom, laundry room with basket lined shelving, and a semi-finished heated garage with built-in storage. The second floor has two master suites one with a gas fireplace both with beautiful new ensuite large baths with tubs, tiled showers, and double sinks. The third floor has two guest bedrooms with a new hall bath, one with an in-room sink and one with built-in beds. The owner used Restoration Hardware lighting and Baldwin Brass hardware for doors and windows. Features: Hardwood floors throughout; 4 parking spots in addition to the garage; sprinkler system services window boxes, yard, and gardens that runs off private well; being sold partially furnished with inventory in associated docs; exterior recently painted, roof 3 years old roof, new furnace for hot water baseboard (3 zones with possible 4th zone) The extraordinary of Cape May living available for viewing by appointment only. See listing for a link to the virtual tour.

Essential Information

MLS® #203535
Full Baths4
Square Footage2,681
Year Built1878
Sub-TypeSingle Family
StyleVictorian, Three Story

Community Information

Address803 Columbia Avenue
AreaCape May
CityCape May
StateNew Jersey



Garage, 1 Car, Attached, Stone Driveway, 4 car parking


HeatingGas Natural
BasementCrawl Space, Outside Entrance
FireplacesFireplace- Gas

Interior Features

Wood Flooring, Kitchen Center Island, Bar, Cathedral Ceilings, Fireplace- Gas


Range, Oven, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Wine Cooler



Exterior Features

Deck, Porch, Fenced Yard, Sprinkler System

Additional Information

Date ListedSeptember 16th, 2020
Days on Market31

Listing Details


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