Now if only walls could talk, huh?
New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen’s childhood home in Freehold is now up for sale, the Asbury Park Press reported earlier this week.
Barbara Conti of Gloria Nilson and Co. Real Estate told the publication that the 39 Institute St. property going for $269,900 has been on the market since the beginning of the month – and that it certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed.
“It’s getting a lot of activity,” Conti told APP. “It’s more investors who are interested because it’s a two-family home.”
Springsteen, 68, lived in the left side of the home from 1955 until 1962, according to the publication.
The Zillow listing for the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home built in 1905 calls it a “great two family income property.”
The ole Springsteen place for sale in Freehold NJ https://t.co/yMPJX3NfQF
— Jeremy Parkinson (@jeremyparkinson) November 22, 2017
“A little history THE BOSS Bruce Springsteen lived here when he was a child,” the listing modestly mentions.
Springsteen, who lives in Colts Neck with wife Patty Scialfa, initially hated the childhood home, NJ.com reported last year while touring many spots the rock star named in his newly released autobiography, “Born to Run.”
“No hot water, four tiny rooms, four blocks away from my grandparents. … I was roaring with anger and loss and every chance I got, I returned to stay with my grandparents,” Springsteen wrote in the book, according to the news outlet. “It was my true home.”
It’s not the first time The Boss’ fans have had an opportunity like this one. The Long Branch home where Springsteen wrote “Born to Run” was selling for $299,000 last year, Billboard reported at the time. By contrast, his Monmouth County mansion sold for a cool $3.2 million earlier in March, according to NJ.com.
“Springsteen on Broadway,” a solo show and the rocker’s Broadway debut, is now running at New York’s Walter Kerr Theatre until February.