This article was originally published in the October 2017 Princeton Echo.
As activists from the Princeton Progressive Action Group seek changes to zoning regulations that would create greater inventory of moderately priced homes in Princeton, savvy house hunters will find a handful of relatively affordable single-family homes currently on the market. The following homes (shown clockwise from top left in the photos above) are listed for under $600,000 — hard to come by in a town where the median home value is north of $800,000.
330 State Road
3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths on .7 acres including two ponds and a patio on Route 206 north of downtown. Attached garage and detached carport. Listed by Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach. $474,888.
11 Henderson Avenue
117-year-old home with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Home includes deck overlooking a landscaped yard, a finished loft and a media room with surround sound. On private street off Mountain Avenue. Listed by Weichert Realtors. $599,000.
44 Morgan Place
3 bedroom and 2 baths on .28 acres at the end of a cul-de-sac off Mountain Avenue. Attached one-car garage has a storage/work room. Listed by Stockton Real Estate. $599,000.
68 Birch Avenue
4 bedrooms, 1 bath in Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood within walking distance of downtown. Enclosed front porch and shared driveway. Investment opportunity as home is currently rented. Listed by Keller Williams. $474,000.
351 State Road
4 bedrooms and 3 baths in a contemporary-style home on 2.62 acres of open and wooded space with detached two-car garage. On Route 206 north of downtown. In foreclosure. Listed by Pinnacle Realtors. $535,500.
395 Franklin Avenue
3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths walking distance to downtown and the Princeton Shopping Center. A sunroom addition features skylights and sliding glass doors to yard. Listed by Callaway Henderson. $579,000.