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Westfield ‘Watcher’ House Back on Market for $1.25M

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Now known as the infamous “Watcher” house, 657 Boulevard in Westfield is for sale. Credits: John Mooney
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WESTFIELD, NJ — Now known as the infamous “Watcher” house, 657 Boulevard in Westfield is back on the market again, this time for $1.25 million — less than the $1.35 million that its current owners claimed that they paid for it in a lawsuit that has drawn international attention.

According to its listing on Zillow, “This grand turn-of-the century home with many quality updates is situated on a stately street close to NYC transportation and award-winning downtown. Period features include high ceilings, coffered ceilings, elegant foyers, built-in window seats, fireplaces and more.”

The listing also notes “Lots of updates within the past year including 2-zone cac.”

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The six-bedroom Dutch colonial gained international attention last year when its current owners filed a lawsuit against the family that sold it to them, claiming they should have disclosed a creepy letter sent by someone calling him or herself “The Watcher.”

The previous owners filed a counter claim in January. To read it, click here.

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