219 Mercer Street Hightstown, NJ
$ 549,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#NJME312926
  • TypeContingent
  • CountyMERCER
  • CityHightstown
  • AreaHightstown Boro
  • Zip08520
  • StyleVictorian
  • Year Built1895
  • Taxes$ 12171
  • Price$ 549,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage2700
  • Lot Size0.34 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Aughenbaugh Realty, LLC
Data Source:
Bright MLS
Property Description

Pristine condition. Step back in time to space, grace and style. Fully renovated over the last five years, this grand Hightstown home from 1895 comes with all new plumbing, electric, kitchen and 2 1/2 baths and two zone heat and central air conditioning. over three floors of living space, plus a basement and a barn. Live in the luxury and detail of a bygone era, with all modern day comforts on one third of an acre Have the convenience of walking to dinner, the library or the post office in downtown Hightstown from this exquisite Victorian with open plan floor plan and nine foot ceilings. Interior columns adorn the double parlor with pocket door and beautiful main staircase. All original woodwork and meticulously refinished floors make the home shine. The kitchen is outfitted with premium walnut cabinets, copper sink, expansive window with a view of the back gardens, center island, granite countertops, tiled backsplash and wood burning fireplace. The bathrooms are appointed with custom tiles and mosaics. An extra long soaking tub graces the main bath. A first floor powder room is convenient for garden access and guests. The third floor with a cathedral ceiling has been finished with hardwood flooring, mahogany handrail and exposed beams. Use as an office, playroom, entertainment center or all of the above. Why hang out in a dark basement when you can play above ground? The upstairs bath has mosaics and clawfoot tub that overlooks the extensive backyard of 1/3 of an acre with soaring oak trees. With spray foam insulation, new two-zone air conditioning with heat pumps, heating and cooling expenses are minimal. The steam furnace supplies restored Victorian radiators for old time comfort on the coldest of days. All electric and plumbing replaced 2016/17. Mature yard with towering oak trees, peach trees, blueberries and strawberries. Flowering bulbs, shrubs and bushes provide color all season. and a holly tree provides winter cheer. Low stone walls and wisteria gazebo. Kitchen garden off back porch. The five bay barn is 2 1/2 stories high and provides plenty of room for parking, storage, and play space.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Black Elementary School Kreps Middle School Hightstown High School
Price History
6/3/2021 Listed $642,000
6/14/2021 7% - $598,000
8/11/2021 2% - $589,000
9/29/2021 3% - $575,000
10/29/2021 5% - $549,000

General Features

Acceptable Financing Cash, Conventional, FHA
Accessibility 2+ Access Exits
Appliances Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer - Gas, ENERGY STAR Clothes Washer, Exhaust Fan, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Heater
Architectural Style Victorian
Association Y/N No
Avg. Electric Per Month 100.0
Basement Full, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Walkout Stairs, Workshop, Shelving
Bathrooms Count Main Level 1.00
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Frame, Copper Plumbing, Spray Foam Insulation, Tile, Vinyl Siding
Cool Fuel Electric
Cooling Central A/C, Heat Pump(s)
Days on Market 206
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Elementary School BLACK
Exclusions Freezer in Basement, Contents of Barn, other than materials belonging to property. Some small marked bushes.
Exterior Features Awning(s), Outbuilding(s)
Flooring Hardwood, Marble, Tile/Brick, Vinyl
Garage Spaces 5.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Central, Steam, Heat Pump(s)
Interior Features Additional Stairway, Central Vacuum, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Island, Recessed Lighting, Soaking Tub, Walk-in Closet(s), Wood Floors
Levels 3
Lot Size Square Feet 14792.00
MLS Area Hightstown Boro (21104)
Middle/Junior High School KREPS
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Porch(es), Wrap Around
Pool Y/N No Pool
Possession Immediate, Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 203.33
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Excellent
Roof Pitched, Asphalt
School District 300200396171
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 12171.0
Tax Lot 00027
Tax Year 2021
Vacation Rental Y/N No
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning R-3
Zoning Description Downtown Gateway

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 2700
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 2 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 2
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 2 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 4
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 4
Below Grade Finished Area Source Assessor
Below Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Area Units Square Feet
Below Grade Unfin Sqft Source Assessor
Central Air Y/N Yes
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Natural Gas
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Natural Gas
Laundry Type Basement
Living Area 2700
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Game Room, Foyer, Bathroom 1
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 2
Window Features Double Hung, Double Pane

Exterior Features

# Of Detached Garage Spaces 5
Fencing Chain Link, Wood
Foundation Details Stone
Garage Features Additional Storage Area, Oversized
Inclusions Light Fixtures, Appliances, Blinds
Lot Dimensions 43.00 x 344.00
Lot Features Backs to Trees, Irregular, Landscaping, Rear Yard, Private
Lot Size Acres 0.34
Lot Size Source Assessor
Navigable Water Y/N No
Parking Features Asphalt Driveway
Spa No
Total Parking Spaces 9
Type of Parking Detached Garage, Driveway, On Street, Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bathroom 1 Upper 1
Bedroom 2 Upper 1
Bedroom 3 Upper 1
Bedroom 4 Upper 1
Dining Room Main
Foyer Main
Game Room Upper 2
Kitchen Main
Living Room Main
Living Room Main


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

Property vs Contingent Average in 08520

AVG $310K
AVG $8,760
AVG 39
Year Built
AVG 1949
AVG 42
Data Provided by Walkscore ® not using MLS data

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