1868 Route 542

Egg Harbor City, NJ
$ 1,000,000 Beds 5 Baths 3 Virtual Tour
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This amazing home is perfectly situated on 4.61 acres of beautiful land where you can sit on one of the many decks and observe Bald Eagles, Red Tail Hawks, deer, and thousands of birds species. Take a short walk along The Wading River where you are likely to find otters playing, hawks fishing, muskrats and mink building homes, playing with their young, and enjoying the wild. Charm & character are the first words that come to mind as you enter the home & notice the custom woodwork throughout with attention to detail in all areas of the home. Offering over 3100 sq. feet of living space plus a full basement, you are sure to be impressed. The barn/outbilding also includes a second floor guest quarters. Please read below for more details on this fine estate. Main Residence Features: 5 spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths. As you enter the foyer you are sure to appreciate the fine woodwork & wrought iron rails on the main stairway. To the left you will find "the media room" aka living room that opens to the dining room which features a wall of windows & doors offering easy access to the large rear deck and spectacular views. From the dining room you can head into the sunroom which could also serve as a home office. The eat-in kitchen features high end appliances including a Sub-Zero fridge plus Fisher & Paykel drawer style dishwashers nicely disguised by the custom maple cabinetry. Center island cooking area is ideal for preparing large meals with the Decor 6 burner gas stove. Granite counters, a custom maple cabinets, a breakfast nook, & pantry complete this space. The den/family room features a massive Jersey Stone fireplace, beautiful wood floors, & custom cabinetry. This first floor also offers a spacious bedroom with an adjacent full bath so this could easily serve as a downstairs master bedroom. Upstairs you will find two spacious bedrooms & a custom full bath where you can relax and enjoy the views from the soaking tub. There is a third bedroom "The Captain's Room" with built in bunks. The master suite is perfectly situated upstairs offering an amazing view of the meadows, exposed Jersey stone chimney, a full bathroom with jetted tub, & a walk-in cedar closet complete with washer & dryer. There is also a full basement housing a washer & dryer, wood stove, many of the utilities, all of the electric panel boxes, & more. Barn/Outbuilding Features: This building is over 3500 sf and includes a fully finished office with internet and tv, guest quarters with wood burning stove, garage, wood shed, inside dry boat storage, tractor shed, bathroom with dual shower, Andersen Windows, and a large where you are sure to enjoy stunning sunsets on the Wading River. Construction Details: Metal roof, hardy plank siding, Geo-thermal heat and air with radiant floor heat, 400 amp. electrical service, 30 kw Kohler generator, Andersen Windows, outside shower, large deck with electric awning, all underground utilities including cable and internet. For energy efficiency this home is serviced by solar energy which is owned & offers SREC credits to the owner. This home sits on just under 5 acres, of which approx. 1.5 acres is landscaped and irrigated offering a fresh water artesian pond and approximately 300 yards of wetlands buffer between the house from the River. Custom paver driveways & walkways nicely set the stage for this stunning home. This property is perfect for nature lovers, and horse and/or boat enthusiasts who want open space, privacy and serenity yet be close to LBI, A.C., & easy access to the Garden State Parkway.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 1,000,000
  • Lot Size
  • 4.61 Acres
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 3
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 0
  • City, Zip
  • Egg Harbor City
  • Taxes
  • $ 9222
  • County
  • Style
  • Two Story
  • Area
  • MLS#
  • 212018
  • Zip
  • 08215
Listing Provided by: CENTURY 21 ALLIANCE - NCM
Data Source: Cape May County MLS



Basement Full, Outside Entrance, Inside Entrance, Masonry Floors/Wall
Cooling Central Air Condition
Exterior Features Deck, Porch, Cable TV, Outside Shower, Sprinkler System
Heating Radiant, Geo-Thermal
Interior Features Cathedral Ceilings, Wood Flooring, Kitchen Center Island, Security System, Walk in Closet, Whirlpool, Cedar Closet, Fireplace- Wood, Marble Flooring, Tile Flooring
Sewer Septic
Type Single Family
Water Well

Interior Features

Appliances Included Range, Oven, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Stove Propane

Exterior Features

Exterior Other
Parking/Garage Garage, 2 Car, Detached, See Remarks


  • 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

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Per Month

Based on the average sale price from the Moorestown, NJ office

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

6/4/2021 Listed $1,000,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 08215

AVG $290K
AVG $6,477


1868 Route 542 Egg Harbor City, NJ is a Single Family Home for sale at $1000000 and a lot size of 4.61 Acres Acre(s). 1868 Route 542 Egg Harbor City has 5 bedrooms, 3 baths . The property's zip code is 08215 which is in Egg Harbor City, NJ

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