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Stunning 1882 Victorian, 4BR/2.5BA, Gorgeous Designer Renovation, Hip Location

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Bedrooms 4
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Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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House, 4 BR, 2.5 BA, (Sleeps 8)

Chadwick Cottage is an historic Queen Anne Victorian built in 1882. It is available as both a Vacation Rental and as a Filming Location. It was completely restored, updated and professionally decorated and landscaped in 2001. It's located in Ocean Grove, NJ - a National Historic District. Chadwick Cottage is just a two minute walk to all the quaint shops & restaurants on Ocean Grove's Main Avenue. And its just a quick five minute walk across the charming footbridge over Wesley Lake to all the hip bars, restaurants, shops, art galleries, theaters & music venues in Asbury Park. There are also tons of great activities for kids: Surfing Lessons at the Summertime Surf School, Arcade Games at the Silverball Museum (180 games - pinball, skeeball, video games), Asbury Splash Park, Asbury Miniature Golf, Glassblowing workshops at the Hot Sand glassblowing studio, Paint Your Own Ceramics at the Git Fired Up ceramics studio, etc. Be sure to check out this New York Times article on 'the full-fledged musical renaissance in Asbury Park - it's become a hot scene again.'

It's no wonder that Fodor's named Ocean Grove as one of its 15 Best Beaches for 2014.

This home is 2,000 square feet. It has a large, shaded front porch and side porch that overlook beautiful plantings. This home is just a 55 minute drive to Midtown Manhattan and is also just a five minute walk to Asbury Park, NJ - with all it's great restaurants & bars and it's amazing live music scene. Both Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi got their starts playing in Asbury Park at the Stone Pony. NJ Transit also runs a commuter train between Midtown Manhattan & Asbury Park, NJ - the Asbury Park train station is just a nine minute walk from our house. Academy Bus runs a commuter bus between Midtown Manhattan & Ocean Grove - the bus stop is just a three minute walk from our house.

Chadwick Cottage has two wood burning fireplaces - one in the living room and another in the dining room. So Chadwick Cottage is the perfect place to get away all four seasons of the year - Summer, Fall, Winter & Spring.

This house sits on high ground that is 25 feet above sea level; accordingly, there was no damage or flooding from Hurricane Sandy. 99% of the homes in Ocean Grove experienced no damage from the storm. The far end of the Ocean Grove Fishing Pier and 40% of the Boardwalk were damaged. FEMA money came thru so the Boardwalk was rebuilt and reopened on July 3, 2014. The Boardwalk on our side of town was protected by the dunes and experienced no damage. Additionally, none of the businesses in the village of Ocean Grove experienced any damage. Bottom line, Ocean Grove is alive & well. In fact, Ocean Grove is thriving as many refugees from other towns that were damaged by Sandy relocated to Ocean Grove.

On the first floor, this beautiful, spacious home features a large foyer with a front staircase and powder room, a living room with a corner fireplace and stained glass windows, a dining room with a corner fireplace, stained glass windows and a glass pass-thru to the cook's kitchen. The kitchen features custom glass cabinetry, a double under-mount sink with garbage disposal, extensive marble countertops and stainless steel appliances. Off the kitchen, there is a bar room perfect for mixing cocktails and brewing morning coffee, this room also features an under-mount sink, extensive marble countertops, a professional ice-maker, and custom cabinetry including a pantry that hides a full-sized front-loading stacked washer and dryer. Also off the kitchen is a large back foyer that contains antique cabinetry and a back staircase.

Upstairs features four private bedrooms, two of these bedrooms feature queen-sized beds and stained glass windows, two feature full-sized beds. Each bedroom features either extensive clothes closets or large wardrobes and dressers. There is also a large linen closet and a storage closet. Upstairs also has two beautiful full bathrooms. The front bathroom features an historic claw foot tub/shower, stained glass windows and marble sink. The back bathroom features a beautiful glass enclosed stall shower with a cascade shower head that releases a 'soft rain' flow of water from the ceiling. The back bathroom also has an antique pedestal sink.

This house is situated in Ocean Grove, NJ one of the Jersey Shore's finest year-round seaside resorts. Known as 'the Jewel of the Jersey Shore,' Ocean Grove has the highest concentration of authentic Victorian architecture in the country. This national historic treasure offers one square mile of natural beauty, including pristine beaches, tree-lined streets, serene boardwalk and parks, music & lecture programs, unique eateries, and a quaint shopping district.

Located along the beach, Ocean Grove is strategically situated at the geographic center of the Jersey Shore with Sandy Hook to the north and Atlantic City to the south, and all of the Shore's attractions within easy access. Only an hour’s drive from Manhattan (to the north) and 90 minutes from Philadelphia (to the south), Ocean Grove is a weekend, summer, and year-round destination for domestic and international travelers. Ocean Grove is also easily accessible by train and bus via New Jersey Transit.

Summertime in Ocean Grove is filled with arts and craft shows, giant flea markets, guided historical walking tours, house tours, performances by famous named artists at the legendary Great Auditorium and much more. Having expanded into a town for all seasons, Ocean Grove now holds events year round to celebrate the uniqueness of this Victorian town, such as The Victorian House Tour in December, Chocolate Lovers Weekend in February, and the Garden State Film Festival in April. A stroll along Main Avenue anytime of the year is a rich reminder of Victorian life with its many quaint gift shops and antique stores. The Ocean Grove Boardwalk connects to the Bradley Beach Boardwalk to the south and the beautiful and hopping Asbury Park Boardwalk to the north with its shops, restaurants, chic lounges, casual bars and other entertainment venues.

The Asbury Park Boardwalk and Cookman Avenue Shopping District host Summer Bonfires on the beach (Fridays in June, Wednesdays in July & August) and everyday amusements such as pinball at the Silverball Museum, a whimsical WaterPark for kids, a miniature golf course, and glass-blowing at Hot Sand. The music scene in Asbury Park also remains a staple for visitors. The famed Stone Pony which launched the careers of Bruce Springsteen and John Bon Jovi continues to be a sentimental favorite while Convention Hall, Wonder Bar, The Saint, Paramount Theatre and green spaces along the boardwalk play host to bands and other performers year-round. There is not a day that goes by without live music in Asbury Park.

Many guests at our house like to rent bicycles at the Ocean Grove Hardware Store on Main Avenue in Ocean Grove or at Brielle Cyclery on the Asbury Park Boardwalk. The area's flat terrain makes for easy riding for people of all ages.

Should you have any questions, it is best to eMail. EMail inquiries are always returned faster than phone inquiries. We do not offer any discounts.

House Rules

1. We require the Renter to review, complete and sign a lease agreement when they reserve our home.

2. Usage of the premises (house & property) is limited to eight people. We do not allow additional guests - a maximum of eight people are allowed on the premises (house & porch).

3. We do not allow folks to play music on the porch at any time. And we instate quiet hours on the porch between the hours of 9PM and 9AM. We do not allow folks to blast music in the house at any time.

4. We do not allow parties, receptions, weddings, rehearsal dinners, etc to be hosted on the premises.

5. No pets.

6. No smoking in the house.

Keywords: Beach House, Jersey Shore, Historic, Victorian, Ocean Grove, Asbury Park, One hour drive from NYC, 90 minute drive from Philadelphia, 9 minute walk from Asbury Park train station, NJ Transit Bus stops one block from front door, 45 minute drive from Newark Airport, 2 block walk from grocery store, restaurants, bakeries and coffee shops, wood burning fireplaces, perfect winter getaway.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

James Brubaker
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, Google Translate for other languages.
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Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016
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What makes this house unique

Chadwick Cottage is available as both a Vacation Rental and as a Filming Location.

Historic Queen Anne home with amazing architectural details that underwent a complete designer renovation and professional decoration in 2000. Historic charm with all the modern amenities and conveniences.

ATTENTION MILITARY – We can accommodate the Joint Travel Regulations payment terms for Uniformed Service Members and DOD Civilian Employees traveling on business.


based on 31 traveler reviews

Stunning 1882 Victorian, 4BR/2.5BA, Gorgeous Designer Renovation, Hip Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Super cute, exceptionally clean home with so much charm in such a quaint town. Sitting on the front porch catching up with our family was the best part of our stay. All of James' suggestions and attention made our stay even that much better. I highly recommend Chadwick Cottage.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time away at Ocean Grove!

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautifully decorated, striking the right notes for comfort and design and creating a calming atmosphere. The owners thought of everything to make the stay relaxing. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We returned home today from a lovely week spent at Chadwick Cottage. The home is well kept and being in the house restores one's spirit: there are beautiful stained glass windows in every room; an inviting front porch; and all the beach chairs, towels, etc that make for a perfect vacation. And it's walkable to the Ocean Grove beach as well as Asbury Park. It was heaven!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Comfort and relaxation in a classically appointed cottage house

  • 5 of 5

Chadwick cottage hands down impressed us the moment we walked in. Porches are great and rooms very comfortable. We will stay here every time we have an opportunity to be in Ocean Grove. Jim the landlord very accessible and professional. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Gorgeous, Immaculate Home at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

Chadwick Cottage is absolutely beautiful. The owners have an impeccable eye and renovated this house to perfection. Everything you can think of that would be needed for a house rental for the week was provided. The owners do an incredible job and were immediately responsive to any of our questions. The house is well located to downdown OG, the beach and Asbury Park. My family loved staying here and we will plan to come back. Cannot recommend highly enough.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Exceeded our expectations in every way!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely home- lots of space, great kitchen and sitting areas. Lots of bedrooms and everything was so clean and comfortable. It was a great location close to beach and town. I hope to return one day and would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Newark Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten
Nearest Golf
2.8 Miles
Shark River Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
New Jersey Transit
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0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Ocean Grove

Chadwick Cottage is available as both a Vacation Rental & a Filming Location.

ATTENTION MILITARY – We can accommodate the Joint Travel Regulations payment terms for Uniformed Service Members and DOD Civilian Employees traveling on business.


Rates & Availability

Ocean Grove House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas - New Years
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day - Mid June
May 26 2017 - Jun 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 9-Jun 23 (Friday-Friday)
Jun 9 2017 - Jun 22 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Jun 23-Aug 31 (Friday-Friday)
Jun 23 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day Week
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 7 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 8 - Columbus Day Week
Sep 8 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas - New Years
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

There is no cleaning fee. Taxes are included.

We require all guest to review, complete and sign a lease agreement when they reserve our home.

ATTENTION MILITARY – We can accommodate the Joint Travel Regulations payment terms for Uniformed Service Members and DOD Civilian Employees traveling on business.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Ocean Grove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2). There is also one twin size inflatable mattress that can be set up as you wish.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Chadwick Cottage is available as both a Vacation Rental and as a Filming Location. During the Summer, we include eight season-long beach badges for guests to use during their stay. We DO NOT allow parties/receptions/weddings/rehearsal dinners, etc to be hosted on the premises. ATTENTION MILITARY – We can accommodate the Joint Travel Regulations payment terms for Uniformed Service Members and DOD Civilian Employees traveling on business.

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