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Inside the Most Expensive Townhouse to Hit the Hoboken Market at $7M 

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Located on tree-lined Hudson Street, the most expensive townhouse in Hoboken real estate history just hit the market, at $7M. This five-story, red-brick home dates back to 1897 and was renovated in 2017 to include modern features like an elevator while maintaining original aspects like the Argentinian double entry doors and Parisian interior doors. Keep reading to see all the details of the most expensive townhouse in Hoboken real estate history, brought to you by Brown Harris Stevens.

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Inside the Gut-Renovated Historic Home on Hudson Street

The six-bedroom home contains two living rooms, a study, seven bathrooms, a media room, two dens, an office, and a library. The home is a short distance from Hoboken businesses and restaurants on Washington Street, the PATH Train, and the NY Waterway Ferry to Manhattan.

The two-family property is situated between Hudson Street and Court Street on a 20×100’ lot. The main house, with the entry on Hudson Street, has approximately 5,600 square feet spread over five stories, in addition to a roof deck. The property is outfitted with a Control4 smart home system with six exterior cameras, video entry/intercom, automated shades and lighting controls in key areas, and 16 media zones. 

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Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent.

The Basement + Reimagined Garden Level

As part of the home’s renovation, the basement was excavated and completely refinished. It is serviced by the elevator and contains a guest den including a 50-foot mounted TV, hidden speakers, a closet, and an en-suite bathroom. A washer/dryer closet is located adjacent to the bedroom and utility room.

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As part of the extensive renovations, the garden level now boasts 9’ ceilings and a level floor extending from Hudson Street to Court Street, which is unique in Hoboken. The garden level features two living areas separated by a built-in custom library with an antique working marble fireplace imported from London, as well as a custom, built-in wet bar.

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The expansive rear living room merges indoor and outdoor living with five oversized folding-glass doors that span the entire width of the house. The rear courtyard features a chef’s BBQ island with a built-in gas grill and bar fridge. The courtyard can also provide a second parking space with access to Court Street through two custom garage doors.

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Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent.

 

Original French Accents on the Parlor Level

The parlor level features 12’-high ceilings and restored 24-carat-gold, 16th-century French mirrors placed over twin replicated French wooden mantels. The formal living and dining rooms include matching gas fireplaces, while Phillip Jeffries silver-silk wallpaper brings the space to life. Separated from the living room by a gracious archway, the dining room provides ample space for large dinner parties. The elegant powder room features a Nero Marquina vanity sink by Kallista and black custom Philip Jeffries wallpaper, Ann Sacks tile, and black lacquer molding. 

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Adjacent to the dining room is the ultimate chef’s kitchen with Calacatta Gold marble countertops, floor-to-ceiling custom cabinetry with a library ladder, a double oven, and a Subzero refrigerator. Additional kitchen highlights include a walk-in pantry, a wine fridge, under-counter fridge drawers, dual Miele dishwashers, and dual sinks. A built-in banquet area with a custom bench provides seating for five in the kitchen, while a hidden office cabinet and walk-in pantry offer generous storage.

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Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent.

 

Three Bedrooms + Laundry Room on the Third Floor

The thoughtfully designed third floor is both functional and inviting, with three bedrooms flanking a den used as a casual living area equipped with a 65” TV and hidden speakers. The first bedroom has a full ensuite bathroom, while the second and third bedrooms share a Jack-and-Jill-style bathroom.

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The third floor also contains a laundry room with a dual set of full-size washer/dryers and custom cabinetry designed for laundry storage. The walk-in linen closet sits directly across the laundry room.

Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent.

Skylights on the Top Floor

On the top floor, the 9’6” ceilings are complemented by a series of skylights with automated blinds that enhance the already abundant natural light. The primary suite includes a luxurious bedroom and a five-piece primary bath that was recognized as New Jersey’s Large Bathroom of the Year in 2019. It features a glass-enclosed shower with skylight, three body spray jets, a rain shower, and a Nelson cast-iron soaking bathtub. 

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The primary bedroom includes two walk-in closets, both with skylights, and a 65” mounted TV with 7-channel surround sound audio. The fourth floor also includes a guest suite that features a spa-themed bath, glass-enclosed shower, walk-in wardrobe, and a mounted TV. This level also contains a separate office with built-in custom cabinetry and hidden ceiling speakers.

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Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent.

Movies Under the Stars on the Roof Deck

The expansive roof deck is the ultimate outdoor space, featuring a sound system, space for a removable projector and screen, and a separate audio zone to enjoy movies under the stars. There is both gas and water pre-installed, so additional cooking areas can easily be added.        

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Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent.

The Three-Story Carriage House

A truly unique property feature, the separate three-story carriage house includes both a garage and a loft apartment, which can be accessed through the courtyard or by the Court Street entrance at the rear of the property. The private garage can fit one full-size SUV, while an additional car can be parked in the courtyard if needed. 

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The two-story loft apartment has 30’ ceilings, a large kitchen with custom cabinets, LG appliances, a full bathroom, granite countertops, a 65” mounted TV, an in-unit washer/dryer, and a separate audio system that can be connected to the main house’s system if desired. This addition can be used as a guest suite, private office, or rented for additional income. The expansive windows allow for natural light that makes this space feel luxurious and spacious.

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Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent.

About the Company: Brown Harris Stevens

Brown Harris Stevens has been a trusted leader in the real estate industry since 1873, and the local team in Hoboken has all the “boots on the ground” intel to help you find the perfect fit. The team at Brown Harris Stevens works diligently to keep its spot at the forefront of the industry by offering unmatched access, education, and insights to each buyer, seller, and renter.

Since the real estate experience is about more than just the transaction, Brown Harris Stevens has built some of the most comprehensive property technology systems in the industry, and continues to raise the bar to work faster, better, and more efficiently for clients.

Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent. Its offices in Hudson County are conveniently located at 200 Washington Street in Hoboken and offices in Essex County are located at 635 Valley Road in Montclair.


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Originally from North Carolina, Ainsley became a proud Hoboken Girl years ago. As a freelance journalist she has written about everything under the sun for the past six years. She works from her home office in uptown Hoboken or sometimes from Choc-o-Pain, because nothing says “freelancer” like working from a café with a fresh croissant nearby. As the mother of one very fast toddler, she has a passion for self-care, parenting hacks, and discovering all the fun things the Mile Square has to offer.