The Most Expensive House For Sale in Each New Jersey Shore County
If you have a dream of owning the perfect house down the shore (or "at the beach," depending on exactly where you are), prepare to write a rather large check.
Of course, you don't have to spend millions of dollars to live within walking distance of the ocean (usually), but for this exercise, our filters are "dream" and "perfect."
We took a Zillow to find the most expensive house currently for sale in each Jersey Shore county.
From south to north, let's dive in...
Cape May County
- 5499 Dune Dr., Avalon
How much is the most expensive home in Cape May County? $24,999,000.
Yes -- $25 million. This is the most expensive home along the entire Jersey Shore.
If you're wondering, your mortgage payment would be around $166,000/month, but if you're buying a $25M home, you probably aren't worried about a huge mortgage.
Located on a massive 27,702 sq. ft. lot in the exclusive High Dunes section of Avalon, this stunning 7,240-sq. ft. Malibu-style home commands perhaps the island’s highest elevation, and offers unobstructed 360-degree views from its wrap-around 3rd-floor deck as well as complete privacy in an unspoiled maritime forest setting.
This home is listed by John "Jack" Vizzard at Berkshire Hathaway HS Fox & Roach.
There are two homes in Atlantic County that are tied for being the most expensive -- both are listed for $7.5 million (there's a third home listed for $7,499,999 that just missed the cut).
- 105 S. Franklin Ave., Margate City
This home in Margate is, "a magnificent residence offering luxurious living spaces and breathtaking ocean views. With 4500 square feet of carefully crafted design, this three-level, six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom stunning property boasts an array of features and amenities."
This beautiful home is listed by Linda Novelli at Compass Real Estate-Margate.
- 20 Seaview Dr., Longport
One town to the south of Margate is Longport where you'll find 20 Seaview Drive.
Iconic luxury living abounds in this exquisite luxury estate. Where you and your guests will enjoy the spectacular Private Beach and amazing Ocean & Bay views from this Contemporary Masterpiece. Privately nestled on 2.63 Acres.
This home is listed by Michael Tallent with BHHS Fox & Roach-Cherry Hill.
- 1087 Ocean Avenue, Mantoloking
Situated right on the water is a five-bedroom home with three full and three half baths sitting on well over an acre of land. It can be yours for $12,900,000.
The understated elegance of this oceanfront home w/ its high-volume ceilings, beautifully crafted woodwork and cabinetry, open concept kitchen, dining and living room with ample outdoor space exudes simplicity and timelessness. Breathe in the salt air, take a dip in the Atlantic right out your back door or enjoy Barnegat Bay and a bike ride away from the Mantoloking Yacht Club.
This stunning home is listed by Michael Van Sciver with M. Van Sciver Realtors.
- 18 Clay Ct., Rumson
While every house appearing on this list is gorgeous, the visual appeal of this home is right at the top of the list.
It's named Villa Paradiso and it's yours for $17,500,000.
Regal gates open to a long lushly landscaped drive and all of the majesty of a private 17,000+ sq ft. custom Mediterranean Villa on three incredibly detailed levels. Lavish and luxurious with a touch of whimsy and warmth, inspired by a love of the sea and the joy of family and friends.
Six bedrooms, nine bathrooms -- and a 20,000-gallon fish tank.
This home is listed by Marc Brenner with Nest Setters New Jersey LLC.
And if you are interested in browsing real estate at the shore, here's an idea of what towns are the most expensive...