For Sale: 509 Franklin, Cape May, NJ 08204 | MLS# 200615

Welcome to 509 Franklin Street. The Bradford Cottage…

6 Beds
4 Baths

For Sale: 509 Franklin, Cape May, NJ 08204 | MLS# 200615

Welcome to 509 Franklin Street.  The Bradford Cottage is a traditional Victorian Home in the heart of Cape May’s beautiful Historic District.  Believed to have been built in 1862 this home has been lovingly restored by the owners.  The home has all the modern amenities favored by today’s buyers, while keeping the character and charm cherished by lovers of Cape May history. Step up onto the wrap-around, covered front porch and enter into the front parlor.  This formal living area leads to a spacious, formal, dining room with both featuring polished, hard wood floors.  Continue into a bright, modern kitchen with all stainless-steel appliances, granite counters, and island.  Off the kitchen is a large, comfortable family room.  Here, you will discover the second, hidden, rear staircase leading up to the second floor.  The first floor also has a full bathroom, mud room with a laundry closet, mechanicals closet and access out to the wrap-around covered porch. On the second floor are four generously sized bedrooms and three full bathrooms.  On the third floor are two additional bedrooms. This home has been meticulously furnished with many period pieces and custom window treatments throughout.  Enjoy sitting on the wrap around front porch where you can watch the horse drawn carriages go by from your rocking chair.  Exterior features include: a landscaped, fenced in yard with a paved area for dining and grilling, outdoor shower, and off-street parking for at least one car in the private driveway. The beach and downtown Cape May’s many acclaimed restaurants, live theaters, Washington Street Mall, art galleries, etc., are a short stroll or bike ride away. The first floor is cooled by central air conditioning.  Each bedroom on the second floor has newer ductless split air conditioning.  The two bedrooms on the third floor have individual window A/C units.



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  • Price: 1,200,000
  • MLS Number: 200615
  • Outside Features: Porch, Fenced Yard, Sidewalks, Outside Shower, See Remarks
  • Exterior: Wood
  • Parking: Stone Driveway, See Remarks
  • Other Rooms: Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Den/TV Room, See Remarks
  • Interior Features: Wood Flooring, Kitchen Center Island, Wall to Wall Carpet
  • Appliances Included: Range, Oven, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Stove Electric
  • Also Included: Curtains, Shades, Blinds, Partial Furniture, See Remarks
  • Basement: Crawl Space, Outside Entrance
  • Heating: Gas Natural, Baseboard, Multi-Zoned
  • Cooling: Central Air Condition, Wall Air Conditioning, Window Air Conditioning
  • Water: City
  • Sewer: City
  • Location: Corner, Island, See Remarks, Historical District
  • Lot Size: 45 x 80
  • Taxes: 6415.50
  • Block Number: 1076