161 Watchung Ave

Chatham Boro, NJ
$ 675,000 Beds 3 Baths 1.5
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Sell your car! This definitive and pristine Chatham colonial is beautifully updated to reflect all the original charm and character. Features of this wonderful home include spacious Living and Dining Rooms, Den, Powder Room, Kitchen and Screened Porch on the first floor. The Living Room has a gas fireplace and a custom crafted mantle. The second floor has three nicely sized bedrooms and a full bath. A flight of stairs from this level leads to the unfinished Attic which is ripe for expansion. The interior was recently repainted and oak hardwood floors can be found on most of the first and second levels. A side door from the driveway leads to either up to the Kitchen or down to the unfinished basement where the washer / dryer and large storage room are located. Innumerable mature plantings and a dazzling array of seasonal perennials perfectly frame this professionally landscaped property. The backyard is completely fenced and can be accessed through the driveway, backdoor, Porch or side door of the garage. The yard also features a spacious paver patio and the lawn surface is composed of pet friendly turf. With the wide driveway and over-sized two car garage, it isn't necessary to jockey around your cars. Perfectly located across the street from coveted Washington Avenue School and just minutes to downtown. Only 0.7 mile to Chatham Train Station, 0.6 mile to Lafayette School / Chatham High School and 0.9 mile to Chatham Middle School.

Single Family

  • Price
  • $ 675,000
  • Lot Size
  • 7,405 SqFt
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Full Bathrooms
  • 1
  • Year Built
  • 1924
  • Half Bathrooms
  • 1
  • City, Zip
  • Chatham Boro
  • Taxes
  • $ 10336
  • County
  • Style
  • Colonial
  • Area
  • Chatham Boro
  • MLS#
  • 3752958
  • Zip
  • 07928
Data Source: Garden State MLS (GSMLS)



Appliances Carbon Monoxide Detector, Dishwasher, Dryer, Range/Oven-Gas, Refrigerator, Sump Pump, Washer
Architectural Style Colonial
Basement Full, Unfinished
Community Living No
Cooling House Exhaust Fan
Drive 1 Car Width, 2 Car Width, Blacktop
Exclusions Chattel
Exterior Features Open Porch(es), Patio, Sidewalk, Storm Door(s), Storm Window(s), Wood Fence
Flooring Carpeting, Tile, Wood
Garage Detached Garage
Garage Spaces 2
Heating 1 Unit, Radiators - Steam
Interior Features Blinds, CODetect, CedrClst, SmokeDet, TubShowr
Open Parking Spaces 6
Primary Style Colonial
Roof Asphalt Shingle
Sewer Public Sewer
Sub Property Type Single Family
Tax Annual Amount 10336
Town # 2304
Township Chatham Boro
Utilities All Underground
Water Heater Gas
Zoning R-2

Interior Features

Den Dimensions 7x15
Den Level First
Dining Room Level First
Fireplace Features Gas Fireplace, Living Room
Fuel Type Gas-Natural
Ground Level Rooms Inside Entrance
Kitchen Dimensions 11x9
Kitchen Features Eat-In Kitchen
Kitchen Level First
Level 1 Rooms Den, DiningRm, InsdEntr, Kitchen, LivingRm, PowderRm, Screened
Level 2 Rooms 3 Bedrooms, Bath Main
Level 3 Rooms Attic
Living Room Level First
Master Bath Features Tub Shower
Other Room 1 Level First
Other Room 2 Level Third
Other Room 3 Level Basement
Other Room 4 Level Basement
Roombed1dimensions 12x13
Roombed1level Second
Roombed2dimensions 12x10
Roombed2level Second
Roombed3dimensions 11x9
Roombed3level Second
Roomdiningdimensions 13x13
Roomdiningfeatures Formal Dining Room
Roomlivingdimensions 25x13
Roomother1description Porch
Roomother1dimensions 14x12
Roomother2description Attic
Roomother2dimensions 25x17
Roomother3description Storage Room
Roomother3dimensions 7x12
Roomother4description Storage Room
Total Fireplaces 1

Exterior Features

Exterior Description Wood Shingle
Lot Dimensions 50 X 150
Lot Features Level Lot
Water Source Public Water


  • 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 Sparta, NJ office

  • Monthly Principal & interest $1,740
  • Monthly Property Taxes $1,062
  • Monthly Home Insurance $67
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Elementary School Washington Elementary School
Middle School Chatham Middle School
High School Chatham High School

Price History

11/20/2021 Listed $675,000

Property vs Zip Code Average in 07928

AVG $1.45M
AVG $14,058
Year Built
AVG 1976
AVG 27
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161 Watchung Ave Chatham Boro, NJ is a Single Family Home for sale at $675000 and a lot size of 7,405 SqFt Acre(s). 161 Watchung Ave Chatham Boro has 3 bedrooms, 1 baths and was built in 1924. The property's zip code is 07928 which is in Chatham Boro, NJ

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