The former home of acclaimed best-selling author Peter Benchley recently sold for $2.55 million, according to real estate records.
The house on Boudinot Street in the western section of Princeton Borough includes a film screening room, a commercial kitchen, and an addition by architect Jerry Ford. The property taxes on the 1.1 acre property were $43,373 in 2011, according to property tax records. The home was assessed at $2.1 million in 2011.
Benchley, who wrote Jaws, died in 2006. He was married to former Borough Councilwoman Wendy Benchley, who put the Boudinot Street house on the market this spring.