84 CARSON ROAD Princeton, NJ 08540

84 CARSON ROAD, Princeton, NJ 08540

Single Family Home for sale in Princeton, NJ

for $998,000 with 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, 1 half bath. This 6,664 square foot home was built in 1841 on a lot size of 1.45.

Property Information

  • $998,000
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath
  • Single Family
  • 6,664 Square Feet
  • Taxes are $15,674
  • Converted Barn
  • Active
  • Lot size of 1.45
  • Built in 1841
  • Princeton, NJ
  • Mercer County
  • MLS/Web ID is 1000405840


The Carson Farm - Vision for the Future. With almost 7, 000 SF of space between this handsome farmhouse and studio with business use grandfathered in, make the most of this opportunity! A homestead of history, character and vision in the making. A farmhouse built in the 1850's by N.H. Furman, and a large barn built in the 1860's has passed ownership over the generations with more than 75 acres of land to Charles Carson, and has since been called The Carson Farm. This 1.45 acre property being sold is a section of this acreage and is adjacent to The Carson Road Woods, a 183 acre preserve of open space and 5 miles of nature trails. Sold to the Jacobs and then to the current owners, this residence and property has been historically rich in lifestyle and business opportunity. A unique situation is presented for someone who wants to continue the vision. A business property, expanded farm house and in ground pool in a country setting surrounded by preserved open space, all minutes to downtown Princeton, highways, trains and airports! The 4, 000 SF finished barn/studio is grandfathered in for business office space and provides 2 stories of offices, studio space that can be easily converted back to a 2-car garage or expansive office space. The 2664 SF farmhouse retains important original features. All the beams in the house and barn are pinned and pegged and the home still has the original fireplace. A home of character with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, basement, pergola covered stone patio and enclosed 3 season porch overlooking The Carson Road Woods. On the main level, a first floor bedroom or office with the original fireplace and a full bath bring flexibility to the floor plan. Special features include southern pine wood floors throughout, a beautiful brick living room fireplace, built-ins, beamed ceilings and 200 year barn wood countertops. The second floor has 2 room guest suite, 2 more bedrooms and full bath. The grounds provide an in ground cement pool surrounded by an orange trumpet vine covered fence, a pool house currently used for storage, the studio and direct access to The Carson Road Woods. Recent upgrades include a brand new septic (in progress) that join the house and studio, a recent above ground oil tank in the basement, updated electric and new oil tank for the studio. Enjoy creating a homestead with a business opportunity. Use your imagination to create your own vision for this piece of history and your future.

Room Information

  • Bedroom (12 X 15)
  • Bedroom (14 X 14)
  • Bedroom (14 X 15)
  • Dining Room (15 X 15)
  • Kitchen (Eat-In) (12 X 15)
  • Living Room (19 X 15)
  • Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom (15 X 15)
  • Other (14 X 15)
  • Other (34 X 9)

Interior 11


  • Cooktop
  • Dishwasher
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Wall Oven


  • Basement
  • Full Basement
  • Laundry in Basement
  • Unfinished

Cooling System

  • Central Air
  • Wall Unit(s)


  • 2 Fireplaces
  • Brick
  • Fireplace(s)
  • Non-Working Fireplace


  • Wood Floors

Heating Source

  • Oil

Heating System

  • Hot Water
  • Hot Water Heater: Electric
  • Zoned


  • Exposed Beams

Room Features

  • Eat-in Kitchen


  • On Site Septic

Water Source

  • Well

Exterior 4


  • Other


  • Patio
  • Pool (In Ground)
  • Porch

Lot Description

  • Rear Yard
  • Side Yard
  • Wooded / Trees


  • Shingle Roof

Miscellaneous 1


  • Entry Location: Foyer

† Excluded Feature

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84 CARSON ROAD, Princeton, NJ, 08540 is a Single Family Home for sale at $998,000 with 6,664 sqft and a lot size of 1.45. 84 CARSON ROAD has 4 bedrooms, 2.1 baths, and was built in 1841. The property's zip code is 08540 which is in Princeton, NJ

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Pricing History

Date Price Price Change Description
7/26/2018 $998,000 -8.02 % Price Change
4/17/2018 $1,085,000 Listed Price

Market Pricing

Average % of sale price Median % of sale price
All listings in Princeton $1,181,779 18 % above $869,500 13 % below
Single family listings in Princeton $1,305,564 31 % above $974,900 2 % below
Sold listings in Princeton $723,176 28 % below $650,000 35 % below

Get the facts about Princeton, NJ!

Population 28,191
Population Growth (since 2000) -7 %
Median Income $118,086
Median Age 32.3
Households w/ Children 28 %

Residential Dwellings

  • Owned 5674
  • Vacant 677
  • Rented 3659

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