The Silas Harvey House
52 Main Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840


 Off campus student housing in Hackettstown, New Jersey 


APPROVED BY THE TOWN OF HACKETTSTOWN FOR SHARED OFF-CAMPUS STUDENT HOUSING YEAR-ROUND!
( Student housing in Hackettstown, New Jersey ) VISIT 52MAINSTREET.COM FOR MORE DETAILS, AND PHOTOS OF THIS UPSCALE ALTERNATIVE TO DORM LIVING.
THE OWNERS OF THIS IMPRESSIVE VICTORIAN HOME (CIRCA 1800)
RESIDE IN AND RUN THEIR WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS OUT OF THE PREMISES,
THEREBY PROVIDING SUPERVISION FOR THE STUDENTS.
INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ARE POSSIBLE.
FEATURES: - 3 BEDROOMS (PRIVATE & SEMI-PRIVATE); (FURNISHED & UNFURNISHED) - 3 FULL BATHS (TWO WITH JACUZZI TUBS) - Common living areas include eat-in kitchen, laundry room, multiple study areas, entertainent/billiards grand room --- all fully furnished. - Premises are fully alarmed and meet fire and town ordinance codes. Multiple fire exits exist. - Within walking distance to Centenary College; plenty of on-site parking. - Wireless internet (WiFi) and cable tv provided in each bedroom as well as in common entertainment area. - Beautifully landscaped property with patio area, grill, front porch,
and multiple garden seating areas for quiet reading or socializing.
PARENTS WISHING TO VISIT STUDENTS MAY STAY IN THE STUDENT'S ROOM.
PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IS ENCOURAGED AND APPRECIATED! CALL KEN AT 908-406-2009 TO SCHEDULE A PERSONAL TOUR,
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The Silas Harvey House

( Student housing in Hackettstown, NJ for Centenary College )

52 MAIN STREET, HACKETTSTOWN, NJ
( Student housing in Hackettstown, NJ ) Welcome to the historic estate of Silas Harvey located at 52 Main Street, Hackettstown, NJ, 07840.

Now town approved for shared off campus student housing year round! Call 908 - 406 - 2009 to make an appointment for a showing.
The Silas Harvey house was originally constructed between approximately 1800 and 1825 from on-site oak lumber, as evidenced by the huge main beams exposed in the grand room on the third floor. While the house is largely described as Victorian, colonial accents can be seen throughout. Chinese scrollwork on the front porch, random pine flooring on the third floor, lead glass windows, shuttered windows and a basement summer kitchen all attest to its age and prominence.



Mr. Harvey was the area's wealthy businessman. Harvey Street, at the end of the original property, is named after him. The location of his dry goods store, on his street, is memorialized by the county as a historic site. Silas would bring goods up the Morris Canal. Dry goods were sold at his store including new furniture sold in the showroom (house next door), and older furniture fixed or reconditioned in the barn (house behind the garage). This merchant's home bespoke his wealth and success. Its total area is approximately 7,000 square feet on three floors. The property is almost exactly one acre. The rooms and windows throughout are much larger than you would expect, even by today's standards. Large hallways are evidenced throughout and some ceilings have molded mortises and ceiling moldings. The hardwood floors throughout the house have all been recently refinished. The front and back porches have recently been sanded and repainted.


     
 
        Upon entering through the front door,
   the most immediate item seen is the presence of stained glass above the front beveled-glass door,
   fine woodworking and a spiral staircase.






Going upstairs from the front door is a full bath at the first landing. Restored to retain its historic look, but updated with one-person whirlpool bath/shower.



   
   Across the hall is a large bedroom with closet, and a private full bath suitable for 1 or 2 students..
   





   
   Beyond the sitting area where students can study, there is another full bedroom with walk-in closet
which can accommodate 1 or 2 students.





   
   A hallway leads to a full kitchen, complete with all amenities including hardwood floors. 







At the rear of the second floor is another bedroom (probably once used as maid's quarters),    
   and a large stairway leading either downstairs to the backyard, or upstairs to the third floor.
   
      






   
   At the top of the third floor stairs is the laundry room / pantry.
   






   
   Next are two more rooms available for students to study either privately, or in groups.
   
        





   
   Also, on the third floor is a bathroom complete with two-person whirlpool, separate stall shower and bidet. 
   The wood walls were recovered from the garage area on the property and completely reworked.
   
     






   
   Through the French doors is a large grand room.
   The room includes an entertainment area to the left, and billiards area to the right.
   
     





The grand room floor is made up of original random pine boards. They were hand-finished, as were the wooden walls. Original beam to the roof is partially exposed. To the left is a natural gas stove.


   
The outside of the property is professionally landscaped with mature bushes and trees.
   Of special note are the large holly trees well over one hundred years old.
Several peaceful seating areas can be found around the property for reading, sitting, etc.
   
     









Plenty of on-site parking is available, or students can walk 10 minutes to Centenary College. ( Student housing in Hackettstown, NJ )
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