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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Half Block from Beach in the heart of Cape May

4 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

South NJ Shore Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Two-story garden apartment with private rear entrance. Decorated with antique furniture and Victorian prints and photographs - Private porches and off-street parking; 1/2 block from the beach in the heart of the Victorian District; Outside patio area. 1 1/2 block from the Victorian Mall, within walking distance of restaurants - food stores and entertainment.

Keywords: Apartment

Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

Reviews

4
based on 4 traveler reviews

Half Block from Beach in the heart of Cape May
average rating of 4.0 based on 4 reviews
Ithaca, NY
5

Will stay here next time, too!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is charming and very comfortable, quiet, close to the beach and walking mall. The balcony/porches are very pleasant and there is sufficient separation of bedrooms from the rest of the apartment to have privacy within the apartment. It was clean and in good repair. The mattresses were great. There is an outdoor shower for use after being at the beach. The washer/dryer were convenient and easy to use. I found Barbara Skinner very pleasant and helpful. We arrived very late and she accommodated us very gracefully. When I return to Cape May, this is my first choice for a rental.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ithaca, NY
5

lovely place

  • 5 of 5

This rental is in a great location and off the street so quiet with off street parking. It was extremely convenient to the beaches and the walking mall. The apartment is part of a Victorian house and has a lot of character, and is very pleasant with good cross ventilation and balconies/porches for private reading, etc. The landlady was wonderful, getting it ready for us because we arrived so late in the evening. It will be my first choice upon returning to Cape May.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilbertsville, PA
5

A Wonderful Time and Place

  • 5 of 5

Since the early 60's my family and I have had the pleasure of staying at one of the Skinner properties and I have never been disappointed and I have never been disappointed with the amenties provided. These historic properties have a charm and timelessness that can be found nowhere else.

This is particularly true considering they are only half a block from the beach. For the last two weeks I have been staying in the Garden Apartment which is light, airy, spacious and without any annoying characteristics that the prior reviewer crabbed about.

Parking is an issue in Cape May so I choose to park in the street and ride my bicycle. The furniture indoor and out is clean and antique as well!

The kitchen is perfectly fine and I found none of the shortages that the other reviewer felt to complain about. The staircase while perhaps steep has substantial handrails,and a child's gate at the head of the stairs.

Furthermore there are not one but two decks from which to enjoy the ocean breezes, freshly painted patio furniture on the ground level which provides an inviting place to sit and chat.

Overall I would recommend this to anyone visitng Cape May.ed

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
1

Completely hideous- caveat emptor!

  • 1 of 5

There are no pictures of the kitchen or bath online for a reason. The kitchen is way beyond antique, with a water heater in the corner "masked" by a broken trellis & fake ivy. The floor is so slanted that things roll out of the fridge. The kitchen has no usable counter space for preparation and is poorly equipped by comparison with other units I have rented. The bathroom has a sink from the late 1800's--the only place I have ever seen such a thing is in an unrennovated brownstone in Brooklyn--cracked marble with iron stains all over it. The shower is a small, old, metal stall with a door that does not close properly. The steps to the upstairs bedrooms (& where the bath is located) are so steep that a child or someone with a hip, respiratory or cardiac problem would have difficulty negotiating them. The larger bedroom has a musty odor--and this at the end of an unusually dry/hot summer. Although the ad indicates a a washer as part of the amenities, it fails to mention that while it is on premises (housed outside in the original "outhouse"), you must pay to use it. The outside of the rental is as run down as the inside: brown leaves all over, weeds, overgrown ivy and dirty patio furniture. One parking space is included in the rental, in an area carved out of the property. Unfortunately, 2 other renters from the main house must park there as well and the area is not large enough to fit 3 cars comfortably. Be prepared to jockey your car back and forth over a dozen times to get in/out of a spot. The only positive thing I can say about this rental is that it is in a good location 1/2 block from the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As the owner of this property I certainly welcome guest reviews and comments. We are on site primarily as we hope to attend to the needs of our tenants as they come up. The laundry machine in fact has been replaced (not coin operated) - flowers added to the garden and various areas attended to. The kitchen is small but adequate for small parties. The apartment is spacious although not fancy like the B&B's. Old houses often do have steep stairs and are altogether unlike modern condominiums. It serves us all if guests who really want new accomodations seek out structures which meet their needs and expectations. We also always welcome people to come look at the property first as we are in the business to please people on their brief vacations and do not want to dissappoint them.
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Atlantic City

We are directly across the street from the Congress Hall Hotel

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Rates & Availability

Cape May Apartment Rental Rates

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Summer
Jun 15 2016 - Sep 6 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
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7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 

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Amenities

South NJ Shore Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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