1045 Washington Street

$2,300,000, 5 Beds 3.1 Baths 2,903 Sqft

About This Property

Boxwood Cottage, built by John Townsend, is now on the public market for the first time in over 40 years. This stunning Victorian was built in 1878 and to this day has the incredible charm of the craftsmanship put into the home when it was built, but has the interior features of modern living. When you pull up, you are going to fall in love with the location, corner lot, size of the yard and the screened in porch for evenings outside enjoying the gorgeous view of the Emlen Physick Estate. As you step into the home you are going to notice several features. First, you will see the stunning Oak Hardwood floors, tons of natural light that flows throughout the home as well as the smooth flow from room to room. On the main floor you will find a Living Room, Dining Room, Half Bathroom, Huge Open Concept Kitchen/Family Room, and a Primary Bedroom with an ensuite. The kitchen and family room feature Antique Chicago Brick Flooring and Cathedral Ceilings. In the kitchen you will find custom build cabinets throughout, not one but two islands, a 6 Burner Viking Gas Range and Convection Oven, Viking Refrigerator/Freezer and microwave located in the Butcher Block island. The second island features a breakfast bar, a prep sink and storage. While cooking and entertaining in the kitchen you will be over looking the family room that features a gorgeous brick wood burning fireplace surrounded with two custom built in book shelves as well as a surround sound speaker system. Also located on the main floor is the primary bedroom featuring cathedral ceilings, two closets, a laundry closet and full bathroom with custom cabinetry, heated floors, and a tiled shower. On the second level you will find a full bathroom in the hallway with hookups for a second washer and dryer set. Three additional bedrooms are located on the second level. One of the three bedrooms is a princess suite featuring a full bathroom with a large tiled walk-in shower and heated flooring. On the third floor you will find the 5th bedroom and additional storage space. The home also features a central vacuum system and dual zone air conditioning. Outside also has many features such as an outdoor shower, deck off of the kitchen, partially fenced in yard, a large driveway that can potentially fit up to 6 or 7 cars off of Schellenger Street, as well as the original carriage house for additional storage. Don’t wait long as this rare opportunity won’t be around for long.

Essential Information

MLS® #213166
Full Baths3
Square Footage2,903
Year Built1878
Sub-TypeSingle Family

Community Information

Address1045 Washington Street
AreaCape May
CityCape May
StateNew Jersey



Garage, Detached, Stone Driveway


BasementPartial, Inside Entrance
FireplacesFireplace- Wood

Interior Features

Wood Flooring, Wall to Wall Carpet, Kitchen Center Island, Smoke/Fire Alarm, Storage, Fireplace- Wood, Tile Flooring, Cathedral Ceilings


Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Stove Natural Gas, Range, Microwave Oven, Central Vacuum, Smoke/Fire Detector


Gas Natural, Radiator, Radiant, Forced Air, Hot Water, Multi-Zoned


Central Air Condition, Ceiling Fan, Multi Zoned



Exterior Features

Deck, Outside Shower, Screened Porch, Fenced Yard, Storage Building, Sidewalks

Additional Information

Date ListedAugust 26th, 2021
Days on Market6

Listing Details

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