817 Washington Street Cape May, NJ
$ 2,750,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#204652
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCAPE MAY
  • CityCape May
  • AreaCape May
  • NeighborhoodCape May City
  • Zip08204
  • StyleThree Story,Victorian
  • Year Built1895
  • Taxes16514
  • Price$ 2,750,000
  • Bedrooms7
  • Full Bathrooms7
  • Half Bathrooms2
  • Sqr Footage4944
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Property Description

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.

Price History
12/4/2020 Listed $2,750,000

General Features

Cooling Central Air Condition, Multi Zoned
Exterior Features Cable TV, Deck, Outside Shower, Porch, See Remarks, Sidewalks, Sprinkler System
Heating Forced Air, Gas Natural, Multi-Zoned
Interior Features Elevator, Kitchen Center Island, Marble Flooring, Security System, Smoke/Fire Alarm, Storage, Tile Flooring, Wall to Wall Carpet, Wood Flooring
Sewer City
Type Single Family
Water City
Zoning R-3

Interior Features

Appliances Included Burglar Alarm, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave Oven, Oven, Range, Refrigerator, Self-Clean Oven, Smoke/Fire Detector, Stove Natural Gas, Washer
Basement Full, Inside Entrance, Masonry Floors/Wall, Outside Entrance, Plumbing
Hot Water Gas- Natural, On Demand

Exterior Features

Exterior Shingle, Stone, Wood
Parking/Garage Black Top Driveway, See Remarks, Stone Driveway


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 08204

AVG $1.19M
AVG 36
Year Built
AVG 1971
AVG 36
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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