279 Washington St, Perth Amboy, NJ


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279 Washington St, Perth Amboy, NJ, 08862


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3 Bedrooms
1 Full Bath, 1 Partial
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279 Washington St, Perth Amboy$475,000

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Property Highlights

Home TypeSingle Family Residence
Year Built1909
HeatingOther, Baseboard
ViewSee Remarks
MLS #22326248

About 279 Washington St

This 3-bedroom, 1.5-bath gem boasts new roof, gutters, windows, and heating. Enjoy a spacious yard and easy access to stores, public transport, and a quick NYC commute. Customize this blank canvas to your taste. Don't miss out - schedule a showing today!

Property Details

Property Features

Property Information:

  • Architectural Style: Other - See Remarks
  • Year Built: 1909
  • Stories: 3

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Heritage House Sotheby's International Realty
  • Listing Agent: Kelly Filippino

Interior Features

Interior Information:

  • Appliances: Refrigerator
  • Basement: Yes
  • Interior: Attic - Walk Up, Bonus Room

Bedroom and Bathroom Information:

  • Partial Bathrooms: 1
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Total Bedroom Count: 3

Exterior Features

Exterior Information:

  • View: See Remarks
  • Exterior: Porch - Open, Storm Door(s)

Parking Information:

  • Attached Garage: No
  • Parking: None

Lot Features

Lot Information:

  • Lot: See Remarks


Utilities Information:

  • Heating: Other, Baseboard
  • Cooling: None

School Info

Assigned Schools Information:

  • Perth Amboy High School, Public District Grades 9-12
  • William C. Mcginnis Middle School, Public District Grades 5-8
  • Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School, Public District Grades KG-4

Price Information

Listing Price Info

Price Summary:

  • List Price: $475,000

Tax Information:

  • Annual Amount: $5,904
  • Tax Year: 2020
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279 Washington St vs Perth Amboy


-98 Days


+$105.1K More


This property is $105.1K more than the Median List Price in Perth Amboy, NJ.

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MLS Details

MLS Information:

  • MLS Name: Monmouth Ocean Regional Multiple Listing Service
  • MLS Number: #22326248

Listing Office:

  • Office Name: Heritage House Sotheby's International Realty
  • Listing Agent: Kelly Filippino

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Schools Nearby

The school rating is a score out of 10, where 10 is the highest and 1 is the lowest. Assigned schools have a bold outline.

Elementary School

  • Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School

  • 445 State St

  • 0.36 miles

  • Public District Grades KG-4

Middle School

  • William C. Mcginnis Middle School

  • 271 State St

  • 0.55 miles

  • Public District Grades 5-8

High School

  • Perth Amboy High School

  • Eagle Ave And Francis St

  • 0.57 miles

  • Public District Grades 9-12


What Are The Neighbors Like?

The neighbors living near this home have an average income of $34,211. Residents of Perth Amboy, NJ typically earn less than $35k each year. Residents typically live in single, no kids family. Residents of this area typically have high school diploma education.

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Living In Perth Amboy, NJ

What type of housing is available in Perth Amboy, NJ?

Duplexes are the main housing type, representing around 30% of dwellings in Perth Amboy, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This city also has a good variety of unit sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the units in the city are occupied by renters whereas owners occupy the remainder. This city experienced its largest construction boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing is from this era.

Is Perth Amboy, NJ a good place to live?

The character of Perth Amboy is exemplified by its relaxed environment. This city is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are tranquil - however noise can be an issue around one of the railway lines. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to relax in, like Central Park and Columbus Park, and they are very well-distributed, resulting in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations within Perth Amboy.

Are things conveniently located in Perth Amboy, NJ?

Locals will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most homes for sale in this city. Apart from public schools, this part of the New York-Newark-Jersey City metropolitan area is home to private elementary schools. With respect to eating, it is especially easy to access the closest grocery store on foot in Perth Amboy. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, and property owners can enjoy around 20 cafes as well. It is also convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot.

What does the transportation in Perth Amboy, NJ look like?

Perth Amboy offers house buyers the choice between different modes of transportation. Traveling on foot is practical for residents in Perth Amboy; meeting day-to-day needs is easy by walking. The public transit network in this city is reasonably good due to Perth Amboy Station on the North Jersey Coast Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Perth Amboy is also quite car friendly. Nearby highways are very easy to drive to from any home in this city, and it is convenient to park.

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Frequently Asked Questions About 279 Washington St

What is the listing price of this property?

The listing price of 279 Washington St property is $475,000.

What type of property is this?

The property 279 Washington St is a house located in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, 08862.

Is this property for sale now?

Active Listing: 279 Washington St is For Sale (Active/New) which means the seller is accepting offers.

What are the assigned schools for this property?

The assigned schools for 279 Washington St are:
Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School: GreatSchools Rating 4/10
William C. Mcginnis Middle School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10
Perth Amboy High School: GreatSchools Rating 2/10

What is the annual property tax for this property?

According to the records, the last property tax for 2020 is $5,904 (source: MLS/based on county public records data).

How many bedrooms and bathrooms does this property have?

The property at 279 Washington St has 3 bedrooms and 1 full and 1 half bathrooms.

Which year was this property built?

The year of construction for 279 Washington St is 1909.

Rocket HomesNew JerseyMiddlesex CountyPerth Amboy08862279 Washington St

This home is located at 279 Washington St in Perth Amboy, NJ and zip code 08862. This home was built in 1909. Features: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. It has been listed on Rocket Homes since September 20, 2023 and is currently priced at $475,000.

The number of listings in Perth Amboy, NJ decreased by 14.3% between August 2023 and September 2023. Listings spent 111 days on the market in September 2023, and had a median list price of $369,900 during the same period.

From Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on county public records data.

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