A former mayor of Sea Cliff and his family once lived in this Victorian listed for $789,000 on a 40-by-120-foot lot, says its listing agent.

The four-bedroom, 3.5-bath home that dates back to 1878 is filled with original features and historical colors, says listing agent Terry Sciubba of Sherlock Homes Realty Corp.

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The front Dutch door opens to a foyer that leads to the living room and a staircase with decorative moldings and carved banisters. Visitors reach the front door through a covered front porch, which has a wooden swing.

Upstairs, the master bedroom has a bath en suite and opens to a private balcony. A finished third floor has a full bath and a wood-burning stove with a brick hearth, while the lower level has high ceilings, rustic brick walls, stone floors, a wood-burning stove, a half-bath and a laundry room.

The living and dining rooms have large windows and pocket doors, and the kitchen features original woodwork and stainless-steel appliances.

French doors in the formal dining room open to a covered rear porch, which steps down to a backyard filled with a large paver-stone patio and gardens.