Hurricane Sandy hit the Jersey shore pretty hard, but the Bay Head community (and Mother Nature) has rebuilt it's beaches, the shops & bakery are open, & 134 Bridge Ave. wasn't damaged at all. Barnegat Bay has been dredged of refuse & the boating season will proceed as if Sandy never happened.The Bridge Avenue beach is doing very well & will be fully opened & operational. Book now to assure your vacation spot. Lovely, large, modernized, fully central AC'D Victorian house on very large property in quaint, quiet Bay Head. Four easy blocks to super, guarded, Bridge Avenue beach. House is spacious and well furnished with modern kitchen and baths.New central air conditioning throughout. Secured WiFi access & cable TV. Very large yard & driveway with off street parking for more than eight vehicles. Close to Bay Head Yacht Club, NJ Museum of Boating, municipal tennis courts & playgrounds, Johnson Bros. Marina & Pool Club. Please feel free to call owner to discuss- 732.232.1030. Plus a detached, private two bedroom Cottage with off street parking that sleeps up to six, pictured below.
The main house front door entry lead to a large foyer with antique coat rack & sofa. Foyer is open to the right side to a large living room with two sofas,coffee table, & stereo system. Straight ahead from foyer leads to kitchen & great room area with sofa & chairs, TV, table & chairs for kitchen dining. At rear of kitchen is laundry & bath with antique claw foot tub (great for bathing little ones) & antique sink. Kitchen is new with granite counter tops, gas cook top, electric oven, spacious work island, fully stocked for all your cooking needs. Also in great room is wet bar with glassware. A sliding glass door lead to deck with gas BBQ with counter top burner, lounge chairs, dining tables and chairs for easy living and entertainment.
A few steps down from the deck is the large yard with plenty of room for lawn games (croquet, bocci, etc.). At rear of house is large outdoor shower & special footbath to remove sand from feet. There is also a large drying rack for drying beach towels & bathing suits.
Back inside the house you enter the spacious dining room from both the kitchen & living room. Off the dining room is the wrap around enclosed porch with three sofas & a few chairs. The porch makes a great kid's play area or entertainment area.
Upstairs has a master bedroom with queen bed & attached bath with shower (no tub) and plenty of closet space. The front bedroom contains a double bed. The other front bedroom has a double bed plus a full sized trundle bed. The other bedroom has a full sized twin bed & full sized bunk bed to sleep 3. The upstairs hall bathroom has a full sized tub & shower.
134 Bridge Avenue was built in 1912 by a local shipbuilder (Johnson) whose family still live in the area. We have updated & modernized it for 21st Century living while preserving the charm of its' historic past. Our family time at 134 Bridge consists of several generations (our last count was 12 grandchildren aged 9 months to 10 years) all enjoying the peaceful tranquility of lovely Bay Head & ocean breezes. We'd like you to enjoy the same. It is expected that our guests leave the premises in the same clean condition they took at occupancy. A housecleaning service is available for an additional charge. It should be noted that our house is a non-smoking environment, and, also, certain pets will be considered upon written request. It should also be noted that bed linens, bath towels, and beach towels are NOT included. There are six (6) adult beach badges included in the rental. Daily badges may be purchased on an as need basis.
'The Cottage' is a separate & independent garage type unit at the rear of the 134 Bridge Avenue property that fronts on a small, quiet & seldom used street called Willow Drive.It is separated from the front property by a 6 foot stockade fence for privacy and has it's own off street parking for 2-3 vehicles. As you can see from the photos it is compact & fully modernized with secured WiFi access. It has a deck area with table, chairs & sun umbrella, gas BBQ, and outdoor shower.
You enter the cottage into the kitchen area that was recently updated with all new appliances, dishwasher, stove, sink & frig. The living area with convertible sofa, dining table & chairs, TV & lounge chair is open to the kitchen area. The bathroom with stall shower & stacking washer dryer is off the living area as are the two compact bedrooms. One has a double bed & the other twins. Both have open hanging closets & clothes dressers. The cottage is fully air conditioned. It is available for rent at $1,500/ week.
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Close to the renowned and famous Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk with it's attractions for people of all ages: kiddie rides, typical boardwalk arcade games of skill & chance, Jenkinson's aquarium, boardwalk bars(Jenks & Martell's), etc.
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