We rented this house at the end of July, 2014 and were very, very pleased with the whole experience. I've been renting down the Jersey Shore for 10+ years in Manasquan, Belmar, and Long Beach Island and by far this was the best beach house of them all!
Big and spacious, we had a lot of people and we never felt crowded. The house had everything we needed right down to the blender for tropical frozen drinks! The master bedroom is HUGE and had a small nook adjacent to it to watch tv or to put a blow up bed for a child. The other bedrooms were very well kept and spacious. My 3 kids loved the bonus room upstairs with all the toys, my kids said immediately, "This is the BEST BEACH HOUSE EVER!"
We knew it was 4 blocks from the beach, but we gave up location for a more spacious house in our price range. The walk is a quick 5-10 minute walk, depending on how fast you walk. The bathrooms, pavillion (with food) and the pool are right at the end of the street. The kids loved the pool more than the ocean! You can also drive to the beach and park for free if you get there early enough, you will get a great spot.
We adored the town with its cute shops and cafes. And there is a giant playground near town.
Kelly was a dream to work with and even accomodated me when I left 2 personal bags behind after we checked out of the house. She arranged a time to meet and I received my bags back with no problem. I highly recommend renting this beach house!