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Classic Beach House, Beach Block, Fantastic Northend Location"

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 BRs, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

Very nice beach block duplex upper unit in great northend neighborhood close to everything,1/2 block to beach on one of best streets at North End. Galley style kitchen, stainless steel appliances, hard wood floors, ceiling fans, A/C's throughout, wireless internet, LCD TVs/cable in BRs, 37 inch HDTV in LR with wireless Blue Ray/DVD to stream movies, laundry room/sun porch with full size W/D. BRs 1 & 2 - Queens, BR 3 - 2 twins, futon in living room. Large outdoor shower doubles as dressing room, rear deck & elevated front porch w/seating for 6. Short walk to guarded beach & boards, restaurants, OC Island Grill and Brown's on boardwalk, Pesanos variety, local delis, coffee shop, rides and ice cream. Off street parking for 1 car. 4 bikes, beach badges & 6 beach chairs included. Sleeps 6 comfortably. OC Life Guard Station is close at 1st which is an added benefit. Click the More Details link below for additional info and location of house. Also, check out our Classic Beach Digs listing 134026!


Highlights: Updated large galley style kitchen with stainless appliances, original hard wood floors throughout house, ceiling fans and window A/Cs throughout, wireless internet, living room with 37 inch Samsung TV, wireless Sony Blue Ray DVD player for streaming movies from the internet, bedrooms each have LCD flat screen TVs with cable. Garage is equipped with 6 beach chairs and 4 adult bikes. The beach is a half block walk up Stenton Place, pick from three great beaches at Stenton, 1st Street or St James to hang at the beach. The Ocean City life guard Station with bathrooms is also located at the boardwalk and 1st which is an added benefit. The house includes 4 beach tags. After the beach, you can kick back on the porch and grill up a nice dinner on the retro grill or head out to one of the local restaurants.

Location: Great location and you can walk or bike to most destinations within 5 minutes. The Boardwalk starts at St. James Place which is one block south of Stenton and a very short walk. There are many other destinations in close proximity for eating out or if you have a simple grocery need. Some establishments in close proximity include the OC Island Grill and Berranato’s Deli both down the street at 1st and Atlantic, Brown's on the boardwalk at St. Charles, TJ’s Ice Cream and Express Pizza at Atlantic and Battersea, Pessano’s 5 & dime at 3rd and Atlantic, and the Wonderland Rides on the Boardwalk at 5th Street. There are also great full service restaurants with bars in Somers Point which is a short drive north over the Long Port Bridge. Some favorites are the Anchorage, Bahia and Smitty's Clam Bar all on Bay Street in Somers Point. OC Island Grill sells fresh fish and meats that are great for grilling.

More Details

Leslie and Kevin
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Leslie and Kevin

My husband and I met in Hermosa Beach, California in the early 90's and lived there until 1998 before moving to Seattle, Washington. I'm from Reno, Nevada where we were married and I grew up on the north shore of Lake Tahoe in Tyrolean Village. My husband is from New Jersey and he grew up in Monmouth County. We have three children, our two older kids were born in California, one in Newport and one in Torrance and our youngest was born in Kirkland, Washington. We moved to northern New Jersey in 2001, we lived in Madison for a short period then moved to Chatham where we've lived since 2002.

Leslie and Kevin purchased this house in 2007

Why Leslie and Kevin chose Ocean City

We bought this house in 2007. We had looked at this house in 2005 and were intent on buying it but decided to buy the other house we own, listing 134026. At the time this house needed a lot of work and the other house was more attractive. However, this house stayed on the market and we got a great deal in 2007, this house is great and we love the street, it’s one of the best if not the best at the Northend of town. We've had a lot of great times in this house, it’s very cozy and comfortable.

What makes this house unique

This house is the perfect size for a small to medium size family. The house was gut renovated down to the studs immediately after we purchased it and we maintained a lot of the old charm in the renovation. It has a great open layout, everything you need is right there. It has a very relaxing and comfortable environment, plus the large front porch provides a great meeting place for the family. During the days and nights we're down the shore, we spend a lot of time sitting on the porch, talking, reading and relaxing there The house has a really nice and large outside shower, a small rear deck and side yard for grilling. It's in a great location, everything you need is a short walk or bike ride and the beach is very close and the neighbors are really nice. If you want to leave the island for any reason for a day to play golf or go to dinner in AC, Cape May, Somers Point or Long Port, it's very easy from the Long Port Bridge at the north end or the 9th Street Causeway.


Ocean City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Online Booking: 1. Please print and scan a signed copy of contract. 2. Submit booking request. 3. We will email you.
  • 4. Please attach a signed copy of agreement and email back. We cannot accept your request without a signed contract. Questions? Call 201-988-8547.
  • We're sorry but we do not rent for senior week or groups of high school or college age persons. Thank you for your interest in Cozy Beach Digs.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower , Doubles as a dressing room
  • The outdoor shower is very large and doubles as a dressing room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , LCD TV / Cable / A/C
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , LCD TV / Cable / A/C
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , LCD TV / Cable / A/C
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon in Living Room
  • All Bedrooms have flat screen wall mounted TVs with cable, air conditioners and ceiling fans.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 6 beach chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Great elevated front porch with seating for 6. Kick back, relax and read, people watch and dog watch. There's a nice retro style gas grill on the side of the house. The living room has a 37 inch Samsung LCD TV with HDTV and Blue Ray DVD Player with wireless internet streaming for NETFLIX, HULU, Cinema Now, etc. to watch your favorite movies.


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Classic Beach House, Fantastic Northend Location, Steps from Beach
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely adore the cottage on Stenton Place. It had everything we needed for a peaceful retreat to the shore. We especially loved riding the cruiser bikes and the location-only a block from the beach and boardwalk. Leslie was wonderful to work with and we are already looking at the calendar to book our next stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved It!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location. Close to beach and boardwalk. Quiet neighborhood. Great sitting on the deck reading a book and feeling the ocean breeze. The inside was perfect for our family. Plenty of space and comfortable. And the owners were very accomidating. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The best Ocean City Rental

  • 5 of 5

This rental was UNBELIEVABLE!! From the perfect Northend location to the close proximity to the beach to the adorable decorated second floor unit to the charming and spacious front porch to the fully stocked kitchen. You really don't need anything....they have lots of bikes, the kitchen is stocked, beach chairs galore. Did I mention the unit was clean and adorable? I will be back next Summer. So if any prospective tenants are looking for the perfect rental in the perfect area in Ocean City...this is DEFINITELY the one!!!

PS. The owner was a pleasure to deal.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from a week at the "cozy beach digs" and we loved it! There were 5 of us in total: my husband and I, plus our three kids, ages 9, 6, and 1. When we first got there, we were immediately impressed with how clean everything was and how beautifully the house was decorated. The kitchen has everything you could possibly need and there are lots of books and games to keep you occupied on a rainy day. Our kids loved the fact that we could sign in and use our Netflix account for our "popcorn and movie night." They loved curling up together on the very comfortable futon in the living room.

The location of the house is great. There was a very nice playground that the kids loved and it was only a few blocks from the house. We had a very short walk to the beach each morning, which is important when you're toting three kids and all of their stuff! After the beach, the outdoor shower was very convenient to have.

We were able to walk to many area restaurants as well, both on the boardwalk and off. Our favorites included: Brown's and Augie's for breakfast, Berenato's deli and Manco & Manco pizza for lunch, and Hula Grill for dinner. Also, don't miss Aunt Betty's and Hobby Horse for ice cream--both are excellent!

At night, after the kids were in bed, my husband and I sat on the huge front porch and enjoyed the very quiet neighborhood and peaceful sea breeze. We could not have asked for a better experience for our first family trip to Ocean City.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great stay in this OC beach house

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I took our three kids to Ocean City for spring break and stayed in this lovely beach house. It was just a short walk to the beginning of the boardwalk and up to Browns for donuts and coffee in the morning. It was too chilly to spend a lot of time on the beach, so we visited the shops on Asbury Avenue, had some great mexican food at Rojos Tacos, had breakfast with the Easter bunny, and relaxed at the house. The house was clean, comfortable, tastefully decorated and had everything we needed. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Three stays and will be back again!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have brought our 4 children here for the last 3 years! We love the has a cozy, warm feeling. Nice appliances, the very necessary WiFi, a lovely porch and excellent air conditioning. We love to sit on the porch in the morning and read and drink our coffee while the kids relax. The beach is so close and it is lovely. Ocean City is such a wholesome town. Locally, there are some yummy treats to be had, too. We love to bring in big fish meals from Spadafora's. Fried shrimp, clams and flounder. There is a great ice cream place a block and a half away (can't remember the name but it is on Atlantic Ave). Of course, the famous donuts at Brown's are delicious and just 2 blocks away. Get there early, though! Leslie, the owner, is great! Easygoing, pleasant and very easy to get in touch with. We feel right at home when we are here and hope to return many times!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Atlantic City International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Anchorage in Somers Point
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Ocean City Golf Course - Par 3, 12 holes
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Garden State Parkway Exit 30
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Island Grill
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Ocean City Beach
Car: not necessary

This house is located at the northern end of Ocean City on the 800 block of Stenton Place which is the main beach block. It's a short 5 minute walk to the boardwalk which starts and is accessible one block south of Stenton at St James. The boardwalk runs from St. James, south for approximately 24 blocks or 2.5 miles. The main commercial boardwalk starts at 5th street and runs south to 14th Street.

This area is known as 'North End' just south of 'Garden Section' of Ocean City. This area is nice because everything is close. You can walk or bike to most destinations including the Wonderland rides on the boardwalk at 5th Street. At the same time, you are far enough away from the main activity that it's quiet at night. Ocean City is rated the number one family resort city in the United States by Travel Channel.

Please check out our Classic Beach Digs listing 134026 about 2 blocks south of Stenton Place and approximately 1 block west of this house at Ocean and 1st Streets.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70
Damage Deposit $200

* Check in Time is 2:00 PM on Saturday, Check out Time is 10:00 AM the following Saturday.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations are effective on the date written notice is received by fax, e-mail or letter to the Owner. The following assessments will apply:

• More that 90 days prior to arrival $250 administrative fee will be charged
• Less that 90 days but more than 60 days prior to arrival 50% of rent
• 60 days and less 100% of rent

* Please note: rates subject to change without notice.

We accept personal checks, credit cards and PayPal. You can pay the deposit or full rental fee with a Visa, Mastercard, AMEX or Discover card. We are very flexible and can refund credit card deposits easily if needed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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