817 Washington Street

$2,750,000, 7 Beds 7.2 Baths 4,944 Sqft

About This Property

Formerly, the Duke of Windsor, this masterpiece is one of a kind. Historic 7 bed, 7 full and 2 half bath home on beautiful tree lined Washington Street. The home sits on an oversized 59 x 224 lot. Owners have completed an extensive interior and exterior renovation with no detail overlooked or expense spared. The exterior has a new cedar shake roof and siding, granite foundation, mahogany decks, landscaping with irrigation, pavers, accent lighting, antique gas lamps, copper gutters and downspouts. Approaching this magnificent home you are greeted by the new mahogany front porch perfect for enjoying time with family and friends. Upon entering on the first floor this is a grand foyer with gas fireplace and turret sitting area. Also, on the first floor is a high end chef’s kitchen with cabinetry, marble counter tops and a custom built counter top at the island with seating for 6. The appliance package will impress the most discerning chef and includes a GE Monogram 6 burner gas stove with a pasta arm faucet above. There are 2 full size GE Café Refrigerators and 2 GE Café Dishwashers. There is a cozy custom-built breakfast nook perfect for morning coffee and informal meals. Rounding out the first floor there is an expansive formal living room with gas fireplace, informal living room and dining room, with 2 sets of original pocket doors. Taking the grand staircase up the second floor you will find 5 spacious bedrooms each with a private bath, 1 with private rear balcony and high-end Washer/Dryer. On the third floor there is a guest suite with private bath and the expansive master bedroom with spacious master bath and separate half bath along with a private balcony. The renovations included installation of a 5 stop elevator that services the basement, exterior grade level, and first through third floors. The full basement is plumbed and ready for a full bathroom to be added in the future. There is parking for 11 plus vehicles without any stacking and more if the driveway is fully utilized.

Essential Information

MLS® #204652
Full Baths7
Square Footage4,944
Year Built1895
Sub-TypeSingle Family
StyleVictorian, Three Story

Community Information

Address817 Washington Street
AreaCape May
CityCape May
StateNew Jersey



Black Top Driveway, Stone Driveway, See Remarks


Interior Features

Wood Flooring, Kitchen Center Island, Security System, Smoke/Fire Alarm, Storage, Wall to Wall Carpet, Marble Flooring, Tile Flooring, Elevator


Range, Oven, Self-Clean Oven, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Burglar Alarm, Smoke/Fire Detector, Stove Natural Gas


Gas Natural, Forced Air, Multi-Zoned


Central Air Condition, Multi Zoned


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


ExteriorShingle, Stone, Wood

Exterior Features

Deck, Porch, Cable TV, Sidewalks, Outside Shower, See Remarks, Sprinkler System

Additional Information

Date ListedDecember 4th, 2020
Days on Market124

Listing Details


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