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Bay Head's Best Kept Secret: Lovelandtown Cottage by the Bay

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 & 1/2 bathrooms, 1 H/C outdoor shower, Sleeps 6

Our solid bookings year after year w/repeat tenants is a testament to the cleanliness, comfort & location of our home. Located in a unique niche of Pt. Pleasant bordering Bayhead, our home is only 2 blocks to the bay and 9 blocks to ocean, and sits on a large, grassy, corner lot (dead end side street- great for kids) with offstreet parking for 3 cars and plenty of street parking as well. Our location has always been cherished by our tenants, who are familiar with the area and recognize Lovelandtown as a special place for those seeking a Bayhead location at a fair price, especially.

Our historic and charming Lovelandtown community provides a pleasant walk to Bay Head beaches through Johnson Bros. Marina (under 3/4 mile;12 min walk). Walk just down our block past the pristinely landscaped Bay Point Townhouse development that straddles both Bay Head and Point Pleasant, until you reach the harbor and public dock. It's a great place for kids to fish and crab, and for all to enjoy the views and take in the salty air! Just a short walk down the road in the other direction from our home is the channel, with a quaint kids' park on the way. It's just a 7 minute walk to the center of Bay Head where you'll find old standbys like Mueller's Bakery and The Jolly Tar for unique beach gifts, and new favorites like Re Juice a Nation, or Charlie's of Bayhead for waterfront dining and nightlife. For those seeking an old-fashioned, authentic Jersey shore boardwalk experience, Jenkinson's Family Amusement Boardwalk in Point Pleasant is just a 5 minute drive.

This home is used by the owner, impeccably maintained, and rented strictly to families/mature adults. There are A/C units in each bedroom, and an AC unit and 2 ceiling fans on the first floor that serve to cool down the entire house on the hottest of days. Bright, clean, tastefully decorated, comfortable and fully stocked for convenience.

4 Bayhead beach badges, Wifi, limited cable, and linens (see linens policy), are included. Also included for your convenience and enjoyment are: 2 beach chairs, several boogie boards, 2 adult and 2 teen bicycles, 1 trike, a "Green Machine" (little kids' favorite).

Room Details/Second Floor: 3 private bedrooms and full bathroom. First Floor: open plan with spacious kitchen and ample countertops; DR seats 6 with a counter that seats 2 more. New dishwasher, oven and refrigerator (less than 1 year old). The bar separates the kitchen and dining room in a semi-open floor plan. Living room is bright and tastefully decorated with exposed brick. Flat screen TV, DVD player, and X Box game system. Washer (new) and dryer, and 1/2 bath also on first floor. Futon for extra sleeping space off dining room.

More Details

Owner
Rena
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, spanish, greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

Amenities

Point Pleasant House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Linen Shelves in full bath
  • The home also has an outdoor shower which is hot/cold, and private.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Full Bedroom - 1 double , Double dresser, over-door hooks for clothing, etc, Window AC
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Closet & double dresser; small flat screen TV; window AC
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Twin bed w/rising trundle for 2 twins; closet, dresser, AC
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 5 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
DR has futon for xtra sleep space. Rustic brick fireplace and exposed brick wall in LR complements wood framed windows that let streams of sunshine into the 1st floor living area (the rustic fireplace makes this a perfect winter retreat, as well). Outdoor seating w/umbrella for 4 on rear deck, overlooking a grassy yard and dead end street. X-tra patio table w/6 chairs if needed stored in garage. The spacious front porch is covered and cool; a great place to enjoy your morning coffee - tenants tell us they've also enjoyed family dinners there!

Reviews

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Bay Head's Best Kept Secret: Lovelandtown Cottage by the Bay
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

Clean & Convenient

  • 5 of 5

My 3 sisters and I, including two kids, enjoyed our stay immensely in Bayhead. The house was open, clean, with plenty of space for our family of 6-8 at a given time. It is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood which was great for the kids, yet close enough to downtown to enjoy the additional activities as well. The beach was beautiful with a private feeling to it, and again if you are looking for more livelihood then Point Pleasant is just five minutes away. Both the home and location are conveniently located where you can get the best of both worlds of peace/quiet and fun! Owners were accommodating and lovely during the entire process. Overall we highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cozy beach house at the Jersey shore

  • 4 of 5

We spent an enjoyable week at the Jersey shore in this cozy little home, located in a very quiet neighborhood; only a15 minute walk from Bay Head beach. The house is small and best suited for a young family of four. We were five adults and we were a little cramped, especially since there was only 1 full bathroom. An outdoor shower was helpful after returning from the beach. The kitchen is well-equipped and there were a lot of games to occupy the evenings. The TV had a very limited number of stations. The owners were very responsive to a broken faucet and contacted a repairman quickly. They were very accommodating for our small dog and returned our security deposit promptly.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate this review and are glad our tenants were satisfied. This tenant was most appreciative of our "prompt attention to the situation [of a broken faucet]...even half-way across the world!" That's the text we received from the tenant while traveling in Europe, and we do pride ourselves on accommodating our tenants as quickly and as fairly as possible. We must emphatically disagree, however, with the suggestion that this house is "best suited for a family of four"!! We, the owners are a family of 5, and have vacationed in our home since 2003 without ever feeling cramped. In my 14 years of renting, I've repeatedly and most commonly rented to parties of 5 or 6, and the reviews show that no other tenant has ever found space to be an issue. Also, this house has 1 and 1/2 baths, and the second outdoor shower essentially makes this a 2 bathroom home. Many homeowners list their 1 1/2 baths as 2 full baths if they also have an outdoor shower; we choose to be more explicit in our description of our two full bathing facilities. Unless you are accustomed to grand spaces and not keen on sharing rooms, or you spend most of your summer vacation indoors, this house is well suited for the family of 5 or 6, or even two small families.
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5

Lovely home bundled into equally lovely town.

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and I, including two young children, enjoyed our stay immensely in Bayhead. The house was open, clean, and conveniently located off Bridge Ave where you were far enough to enjoy peace and quiet yet close enough to the cute downtown area. The beach was pristine with a private feeling to it, but again a short 5 minute drive away to take advantage of the bustles and fun of Point Pleasant. The owner was also very kind and accommodating through the entire process. Overall this worked out perfectly for our family for both the kids and adults, and we highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location! Cozy, clean home!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home near the beach. We especially loved the ease of showing up and having the home ready to go with extras like the bikes and beach badges.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time we ever rented a beach house. What a wonderful, time was had by all. My kids and grandkids enjoyed the beach, the yard and the fun stuff in the garage!! It was so close to everything and the neighbors were so friendly!! We can't wait to go again. The house is adorable. My boys liked the outdoor shower, especially. Oh yeah, and the weather was fantastic!! Thank you so much!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, clean and great neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

We had family in for the New Year holiday and almost booked two hotel rooms until we got word of this house from locals. It was perfect - clean, comfortable, great fireplace, very pleasantly decorated and had everything we needed. For a summer house, it was still stocked with comforters for winter stays. We entertained our family of 15 and had plenty of space on the first floor. The neighborhood is great. We walked to the Mount Street beach each morning, felt like we were in Bayhead but paid very reasonable rate compared to Bayhead rentals we inquired about.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Ark
Car: not necessary

Our home is part of the Lovelandtown Historic District, located in a desirable location that is close to water - ocean, bay and channel -in almost every direction! Bayhead is one of the Jersey shore's gems, and a sought after, upscale rental area. Our home is literally steps away from the Bayhead border, and closer to the beach than many Bayhead neighborhoods (just under 3/4 of a mile). Parking beachfront at Bayhead is easy and available for those who prefer to drive. If Pt. Pleasant Beach is your preference, we are less than a 5 minute drive away, or a bike ride away for enthusiasts! Non residents may join Johnson Bros. Pool Club for 1/2 to full season. A pristine beach (Bayhead is truly different), Jersey's best waterfront rawbars, excellent restaurants, amusement parks and more, all within easy access.

Other Activities: Jenkinson's Boardwalk & Aquarium, Bayhead Yacht Club, Johnson Bros. Pool Club

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $150
Damage Deposit $375

1. CREDIT CARD FEES/ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT OPTIONS: If you are sending a "Request to Book", we encourage you to use "other options", then select either the "e check" option or regular "check" option. Once you pay Homeaway's service fee, you will be given my contact information and I am authorized to accept a check in the mail as payment from you, the tenant. E check and regular check options are only available to those who are booking at least 10 days prior to arrival.

IF YOU CHOOSE TO PAY BY CREDIT CARD, rental rates are 5.0% (domestic rentals) or 7% (international rentals) greater than the published rates above.

2. Our rates are flexible, especially if you are inquiring close to dates we have not yet booked, or if you have a small number in your party; negotiations are welcome in these situations particularly.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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