For Sale: 1386 Lafayette, Cape May, NJ 08204 | MLS# 189731

The Octagon House, named for it’s shape and…

3 Beds
2 Baths

For Sale: 1386 Lafayette, Cape May, NJ 08204 | MLS# 189731

The Octagon House, named for it’s shape and design, was originally built in 1860 for Jeremiah Schellinger and is designated as “primary” or “key” home, which is the highest designation for an historic home in the city of Cape May. This unique 3 bedroom/2 bath home still has all the original hardwood floors, woodwork, baseboards and doors throughout AND the claw foot tub too!  Situated across the street from Cape May Harbor you’ll enjoy a nice harbor breeze and a bit of a view on your wrap-around porch or you can take a stroll to anyone of the following popular restaurants within minutes… Lobster House, Lucky Bones, Mayer’s Tavern, the C-View or the Saltwater Café located at South Jersey Marina.  In addition to a generous sized lot and a large storage building for all of your summer gear, there is also an outside shower and off street parking on a long paved driveway which fits up to five cars!! First floor has central air and natural gas forced air heat. Upstairs uses electric baseboard heating controlled per room and window air conditioners. Come see why this home is the perfect location for you and your family.


Listing information courtesy of COASTLINE REALTY, LLC.

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  • Price: 529,900
  • MLS Number: 189731
  • Outside Features: Porch, Fenced Yard, Storage Building, Cable TV, Outside Shower
  • Exterior: Wood
  • Parking: Stone Driveway, See Remarks, 4 car parking
  • Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Eat-In-Kitchen, Storage Attic, Laundry Closet
  • Interior Features: Wood Flooring, Storage, Walk in Closet
  • Appliances Included: Range, Oven, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Disposal, Burglar Alarm, Smoke/Fire Detector
  • Also Included: Curtains, Shades
  • Basement: Crawl Space, Outside Entrance
  • Heating: Gas Natural, Electric, Baseboard, Forced Air, Multi-Zoned
  • Cooling: Central Air Condition, Electric, Window Air Conditioning
  • Hot Water: Gas- Natural, On Demand
  • Water: City
  • Sewer: City
  • Location: Inside Lot, Island, Water View
  • Lot Size: 83 x 102
  • Taxes: 4003.00
  • Block Number: 1145
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