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Great little cottage only 5 large houses from beach and boardwalk shops.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)Screened front porch w/table &Chairs.

An individual, typical, seashore cottage by the sea all on one floor. A very comfortable, home like atmosphere. It is located one block behind the Port O Call hotel and is a short 1 1/2 blocks to the beach and wooden, 2 1/2 mile boardwalk. It is just 8 miles south of Atlantic City and 20 minutes north of Wildwwod and 30 minutes north of Cape May, N.J. Also just an hour from Historic Philadelphia, home of the Liberty Bell and Philadelphia Eagles. This makes a great day trip for the whole family.

Keep in mind that you may rent 'Pelican Roost' for a beautiful week or week-end (3 day minimum) in the Fall. Warm days and cool restful nights. Some folks consider this the best time of the year at the shore with less crowds. Our Fall Block Party is Saturday October 8,2016. This is certainly a fun day for everyone! Call for more information.


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jeannette herrman
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About jeannette herrman

We are a couple who have enjoyed our time here with family and friends very much. It was close to the beach and just the right size for our family. Also we have a great neighborhood with wonderful neighbors.

jeannette herrman purchased this cottage in 1975

Why jeannette herrman chose South NJ Shore

We discovered Ocean City as grown-ups and wish we

could have vacationed here as childen. We fell in love

with the area and looked for an individual Ocean City

cottage near the beach and boardwalk. The short 1 1/2

blocks is not far to walk with young children and beach gear.

What makes this cottage unique

We enjoy the people of O.C. and meeting the families who

come here with their children for the family atmosphere. All during the summer there are activities for children as well as their parents and also a well guarded safe beach.

Two other unique benefits are the many programs and

Pops Orchestra concerts every week at the Music Pier

next to the beach. The second is our interfaith

Tabernacle, which seats over 2,000 at the 8:30 and

10:30 services every Sunday with Sunday school and child care at each service. Also special programs and concerts during the week. Each Sunday there are

inspiring messages from pastors around the country !


Ocean City Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , large closet with sliding glass doors.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , very restfull
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , next to bath-great for child or senior
  • Bedroom 1 has 2 twin bed Bedroom 2,the master bedroom, has 1 queen bed Bedroom 3 has one double bed Bedroom 4 has one twin bed and is next to bathroom
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Last week of Summer is still available Aug,27.-Sept.3. Great warm ,sunny days, cool nights,, everything still open, no crowds, no waiting in lines at resturants,, and the beach is all yours!! This is the most beautiful time of the year. This truly is a great time for Senior Citizens or families with children not yet in school. Call now to reserve a special shore vacation at ' "Pelican Roost" VRBO 336220 410-978-2895 Wonderful last Summer week left August 27-Sept 3.!! This is a great week for Seniors or families with young children . It is warm and very quiet and the beach is not crowded at all. Easy to keep an eye on your children.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Great little cottage only 5 large houses from beach and boardwalk shops.
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Great place for younger families; friendly owners!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 (which included a 4 and 5 year old) along with my father in law had a wonderful stay here. SO CLOSE to the boardwalk, beach and shops (little grocery store, ice cream shop) that even my 2 boys could ride their little bikes or walk everywhere. Street is very quiet and evenings on the porch were heavenly. Jeanette and her husband are very friendly and prompt and were even willing to work with us when our stay was cut short by a family emergency back home. We highly recommend and will look forward to staying again.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay at the Pelican Roost. There were 4 adults and 1 child. We absolutely loved the front porch and having breakfast out there every morning. And the location was great – near the beach and the beginning of the boardwalk. Very cozy and well-equipped. We certainly hope to come back again next summer.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We Loved The Roost!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a week at the Pelican Roost. There were four adults, and two children. There is plenty of room - four good sized bedrooms, 1.5 baths and an outdoor shower, screened-in front porch, small back porch with seating.

It isn't a fancy place, but it was clean and comfortable. We did not use the A/C window units. The ceiling fans and ocean breeze was sufficient. The house is well shaded.

The location is a two block from the boardwalk and beach, and a short walk from local in-town eateries and conveniences. The house is at 15th Street. The boardwalk shops end at 14th Street. So you are close to the action, without being in the middle of the hectic traffic and parking and noise.

We will be back to OC and we will stay at The Roost again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia, Pa.

Great Place For a Family Vacation at the Shore

  • 5 of 5

Staying here (5 of us) was almost like staying in your own home. Listing and photos were very accurate. It was very clean, had 4 nice size bedrooms (one with a TV), 1.5 baths, a living room with comfortable furniture and a nice flat screen tv, and a kitchen that contained everything you would ever need in case you forgot to bring something. Air conditioners worked fine. My personal favorite was the screened-in front porch which was great for just sitting and relaxing, or for playing cards. Also had a back deck and parking for 2 cars which often came in handy. Only 2 blocks to the beach. Owners were very nice and accomodating. I highly recommend staying at this "home".

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern Delaware, United States

Reasonably Priced Lovely Family Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Pelican's Roost immensely. Our group of 6 had plenty of room for group fun and still room for privacy. Four bedrooms and 1.5 baths plus living room, dining room, screened in front porch and back deck for the price is a great bargain. The house was clean and neat and all on one floor. The beds were comfortable. It is 1.5 blocks from a nice quiet beach and the boardwalk. It is a few blocks from shopping and restaurants.

The owners were very accommodating and pleasant to work with. I would definitely recommend staying at the Pelican Roost to a friend and hope we can return next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Valley Forge, PA

2 week stay July 2011

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location and house. Quiet neighborhood, 2 blocks to beach. I highly recommend the rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Small Local private plane airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Yesterdays over the 34th st bridge
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Cape May.N.J. to Lewis.Delaware Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nine hole golf course with resturant
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Gardenstate Parkway over 9th or 34th St bridges
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mario's Italian at 16th and Bay Av.
Nearest Point of Interest
Large Playground
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Mario's Italian Restaurant
Car: recommended

Gambling is available in Atlantic City , which is located 8 miles north of Ocean City.

Cape May is just 30 minutes south of Ocean City.

A 9 hole golf course is just a few blocks away, which includes a restaurant for breakfast and lunch til 3P.M. A modern playground,which also has an area

of basketball courts is a couple of blocks away.

You can pack a lunch and eat there at the picnic tables while watching the children play!

Wildwood N.J. is 20 mins from Ocean City, N.J.

The property is located one block behind the

Port-o-Call Hotel which is located on the boardwalk

between 15th. and 16th. streets.


Rates & Availability

Ocean City Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Last of days of Summer
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 16 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 17 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Block Party
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Pay by cheek and a 200.00 security deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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