86 1/2 Bowers St Jersey City Heights, NJ 07307
4 beds 3 baths -- sqft
A beautiful and tasteful coming together of attention to detail in historical preservation and a modern Euro renovation to create a turn of the century classic blend with a distinctive European Provenal ambiance in the burgeoning Heights section of Jersey City. This 4 bedroom and 2.5 bath single-family home features a sweetly and charmingly renovated one bedroom and full bath au pair suite on the garden level with private entrance and a owners duplex suite on parlor and second level comprising 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths, both rich in character and details. The two spaces are simply joined by connecting the units through their temporary closure through the internal staircase to create a full 4 bedroom home with two living areas, or used in their current separation as a lovely owners duplex with the current au pair suite, in-law suite, or as a great Airbnb income producing unit from time to time. The home certainly has winning appeal with its unique and versatile use. Beautiful attention to detail throughout boasts timeless qualities such as tin ceilings, original refurbished parquet oak and walnut floors, original pine and oak winding staircase, restored original bannister of oak, walnut, pine, and cedar, original soap stone fireplace mantle, stained glass skylight, and customized vintage antique lighting fixtures to enhance and embrace the home's rich history. Focal points of this home are its renovated kitchen and baths. The kitchen is as lovely as it is unique in its design featuring a functional commercial kitchen accented with a French Provencal style. Kitchen features an elegant Morice French 4 Burner Stove and Cooktop with Barbeque Grille which is simply divine, an 8 gauge stainless steel kitchen backsplash, fabulous commercial style stainless steel sink, and restaurant grade oven/range hood with 1100CFM. Accented by 3 windows wide, tin ceilings, a blend of the old and new with parquet floors and Italian marble, this kitchen is loaded with a distinctive charm. Both baths with large modern, walk-in showers, the master bath is a picture of quiet elegance with separate bathtub & bidet, embracing again the old and the new in harmonious style. Home also features a brand new energy efficient furnace restoring the original hot water based heating system, newer roof, and a brand new Rheem hot water heater. Just close to Riverview Fisk Park, schools, shopping, restaurants, not to mention the nearby Congress/9th Street Light Rail connection to the Hoboken PATH station, and direct bus lines to Port Authority. 86.5 Bowers is poised beautifully in burgeoning Jersey City Heights. A home rich in character, diversified in use, and providing a wonderful, affordable alternative to condominium living in the greater New York City metro area.