581 Herrontown Road

Princeton, NJ
$ 1,899,000 Beds 4 Baths 3.5 Sq 3,850
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RARE OPPORTUNITY! Lovely Princeton custom Traditional Cape is set on 22.47 parklike acres with subdivision potential. With some borders on Autumn Hill Reservation park, this gracious home is approached by a long winding private drive through wooded beauty stunning in any season. Inside we love the beautiful detailing and gleaming hardwood flooring, spacious room sizes (3850 SF total per assessor) and convenient first floor master suite with dressing area and ensuite bath! The large eat-in kitchen with access to the attractive rear deck and yard features warm solid cherry cabinetry, double sink, Italian tile flooring, and more. The first floor boasts a large foyer , elegant guest half bath , large step-down living room with custom mantel fireplace, charming family room with wood stove and outdoor access, pine paneling, and beamed ceiling, formal dining room, library, hall bath , and a second bedroom. Upstairs are two more attractive bedrooms, a full bath, and attic and storage access. Full basement with walkout. 3 zone heating.The home awaits your special touches, some repairs, and is offered ~as is~. Buyer to exercise due diligence in all matters, especially with respect to meeting requirements for subdivision if desired by the buyer. Farmland assessment on much of the property (buyer responsible for any roll-back taxes due if discontinued).Make this offering your haven of peace and tranquility today, a legacy to pass to future generations, or an investment/development opportunity! **COVID-19 Certification to be signed before showings(in MLS docs for this listing)>Thank you

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 1,899,000
  • Lot Size
  • 22.47 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Sqr Footage
  • 3,850
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Year Built
  • 1981
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Princeton
  • Taxes
  • 23518
  • County
  • Style
  • Traditional,Cape Cod
  • Area
  • Princeton
  • MLS#
  • NJME279170
  • Zip
  • 08540
Listing Provided by: BHHS Fox & Roach Princeton RE
Data Source: Bright MLS



Accessibility None
Appliances Central Vacuum, Dishwasher, Dryer - Front Loading, Exhaust Fan, Extra Refrigerator/Freezer, Icemaker, Oven - Double, Oven/Range - Electric, Refrigerator, Stove, Washer, Water Dispenser, Water Heater
Architectural Style Traditional, Cape Cod
Association Y/N No
Bathrooms Count Main Level 3.00
Bathrooms Full Main Level 2
Condo/Coop Association Y/N No
Construction Materials Frame, Brick Front, Wood Siding
Cool Fuel None
Cooling None
Days on Market 690
Exclusions DR chandelier, microwave on kitchen counter
Exterior Features Exterior Lighting, Stone Retaining Walls
Flooring Hardwood, Tile/Brick
Garage Spaces 2.00
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Baseboard - Hot Water, Zoned
Interior Features Attic/House Fan, Breakfast Area, Central Vacuum, Chair Railings, Crown Moldings, Entry Level Bedroom, Exposed Beams, Family Room Off Kitchen, Formal/Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat-In, Primary Bath(s)
Levels 1.5
MLS Area Princeton (21114)
New Construction No
Other Structures Above Grade, Below Grade
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Deck(s), Patio(s)
Possession Settlement, Negotiable
Price Per Sq Ft 493.25
Property Type Residential
Security Features Monitored, Smoke Detector, Security System
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Septic Exists
Structure Type Detached
Subdivision Name NONE AVAILABLE
Tax Annual Amount 23518.0
Tax Lot 00002
Tax Year 2020
Vacation Rental Y/N No
View Trees/Woods, Garden/Lawn
Water Access Y/N No
Zoning RA
Zoning Description RA(4 acre), some RB(3 acre).

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 3850
Above Grade Finished Area Source Estimated
Above Grade Finished Area Unit Type Square Feet
Basement Walkout Level
Basement Y/N Yes
Bathrooms Count All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Count Upper Level 1 1.00
Bathrooms Full All Upper Levels 1
Bathrooms Full Upper Level 1 1
Bathrooms Half Main Level 1
Bedrooms Count All Upper Levels 2
Bedrooms Count Upper Level 1 2
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 No
Fireplace Features Brick, Flue for Stove, Mantel(s), Insert, Wood, Marble
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heating Fuel Oil
Heating Y/N Yes
Hot Water Oil
Laundry Type Main Floor
Living Area 3850
Main Level Bedrooms 2
Room Type Living Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Kitchen, Family Room, Library, Foyer, Laundry
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 4
Total Fireplaces 2
Window Features Bay/Bow, Double Pane, Replacement

Exterior Features

# Of Attached Garage Spaces 2
Garage Features Garage - Side Entry, Inside Access
Inclusions Appliances(as is), curtains, some furniture, LR chandelier negotiable
Lot Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00
Lot Features Backs to Trees, Flag, Front Yard, Landscaping, Not In Development, Partly Wooded, Road Frontage, SideYard(s)
Lot Size Acres 22.47
Lot Size Source Assessor
Lot Size Square Feet 978793.20
Navigable Water Y/N No
Pool Y/N No Pool
Total Parking Spaces 2
Type of Parking Attached Garage, Driveway, Off Street
Water Oriented Y/N No
Water Source Public
Water View Y/N No
Waterfront Y/N No

Room Details

Bedroom 2 Main Flooring - HardWood
Bedroom 3 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood,Walk-In Closet(s)
Bedroom 4 Upper 1 Flooring - HardWood
Dining Room Main Chair Rail,Crown Molding,Flooring - HardWood,Formal Dining Room
Family Room Main Fireplace - Other,Flooring - HardWood
Foyer Main
Kitchen Main Breakfast Bar,Double Sink,Flooring - Tile,Kitchen - Eat-in
Laundry Main
Library Main Built-Ins,Crown Molding,Flooring - HardWood
Living Room Main Fireplace - Wood Burning,Flooring - HardWood,Crown Molding
Primary Bedroom Main Walk-In Closet(s),Primary Bedroom - Dressing Area


  • 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

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  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Price History

5/24/2019 Listed $1,999,000
2/17/2020 6% - $1,899,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 08540

AVG $1.69M
AVG $29,915
AVG 86
Year Built
AVG 1969


581 Herrontown Road Princeton, NJ is a Single Family Home for sale at $1899000 with 3850 sqft and a lot size of 22.47 Acres Acre(s). 581 Herrontown Road Princeton has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and was built in 1981. The property's zip code is 08540 which is in Princeton, NJ

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