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Brian Holtzinger

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Luxury Mediterranean Mansion - Ocean Views, 3rd House From The Beach, Sleeps 22!

64 Reviews
Sleeps22
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

A-Zone House Rental Photos and Description

7 Huge Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Elevator, Roof Deck, Sleeps 22

Location, location, location!! This 6500 SF luxury Mediterranean-style beach mansion is located in the heart of the prestigious 'A-zone' of Brigantine and is literally a few steps from the pristine brigantine beach. Located on a double lot just 3 homes from the ocean, this huge mansion boasts direct, unobstructed ocean views.

The mansion sleeps up to 22 people comfortably with it's 7 over-sized bedrooms and 5.5 luxury baths. It's the perfect home for larger family gatherings, special celebrations or corporate retreats.

The 1st floor main living area includes the grand entrance hall with it's custom circular stairway which leads the whole way to the 3rd floor. The 2 story great room boasts a stunning gas fireplace and huge flat screen tv as well as a fabulous adjacent bar. The gourmet kitchen will delight any chef with its complete suite of Viking professional appliances and granite counter tops. The dining room is designed to seat up to 22 people so your entire group can eat together. You can escape to the living room if you need some quiet time or check out the tv/theatre room to watch a movie or play video games. The first floor also includes a powder room, laundry room and 2 car garage. You also have direct access to the new in-ground pool and gorgeous Travertina patio.

Step into the elevator or ascend the grand staircase and 5 luxurious bedrooms and 4 fabulous tiled bathrooms will greet you on the 2nd floor. Everything is in grand scale. Most bedrooms have king sized beds and walk in closets with custom shelving to make move in and move out a breeze. Most bedrooms have access to the many balconies surrounding the house. Delight in the rejuvenating ocean views as you begin each new day.

Once on the 3rd floor, you'll be greeted by 2 additional over-sized bedrooms and another luxury tiled bath. One of the bedrooms has a king sized bed and the other has 2 queen sized beds. There are also 2 queen sofabeds on this floor. The 3rd floor also has it's own wet bar and a large common area with access to the 3rd floor roof top deck. Enjoy stunning ocean vistas and soak in the ocean breezes as you lounge or sun bathe on the roof deck.

Brigantine offers the best of all worlds. It is a very family friendly, small town atmosphere, with small shops, parks and restaurants but is located just across the bridge from all the glitz, glamour and excitement of Atlantic City. This perfect location combined with this magnificent luxury home offers my guests an unforgettable experience and lifelong cherished memories.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Brian Holtzinger (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful stay at your home. Your attention to detail in every way was greatly appreciated and can not be underestimated in terms of the effect it has on your renter's vacation experience.

There were 17 in our family group, 8 adults and 9 grandchildren ranging in age from 5 to 18. Your home easily accommodated the 17 sleepers. Everyone found something that held their interest be it the swimming pool, the putting green or the availability of a TV for watching something that few, if any, had an interest in watching. Grandma (Nancy) cooks all lunches and dinners for everyone for the week, and your very complete kitchen facilities and equipment drew her praise. The two tables in the dining room and living room easily handled all of us at mealtime.



The putting green was a very big favorite for young and old with many putting contests being held throughout the week. The putters you provided were perfect because they could be used by a righty or a lefty, again great attention to detail.



The house's location is a very big plus because it takes crossing Ocean Avenue out of the equation when the kids are going to or from the beach.



We look forward to returning next year!
Aug 2014
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based on 64 traveler reviews

Luxury Mediterranean Mansion - Ocean Views, 3rd House From The Beach, Sleeps 22!
average rating of 5.0 based on 65 reviews
5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

We were so thrilled that we chose this property!! It was absolutely clean and stunning! The bedrooms were extremely spacious and the beds were comfortable. We used the pool, which was super clean too! And the beach was only steps away!! I would highly recommend this home! The owner was incredible to work with too!!! We really enjoyed staying here!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

AMAZING WEEKEND FAMILY GETAWAY!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

First of all, THANK YOU BRIAN, for allowing us to rent your beautiful mansion for the weekend of Sept. 9-11, 2016, and for being so easy to work with all the way through the rental process. You were always very responsive to any questions and we could truly feel that you wanted us to be very comfortable in your Mediterranean mansion. Speaking about being comfortable, we were 20 of us and your place was spacious enough for all yet cozy enough to be all together in the great room/kitchen area. We were all able to eat together in the dining room which was wonderful! Your house is spectacular and I could see the attention to detail in every room. The beds and pillows were phenomenal!!! The views from the decks were amazing. Our family enjoyed the pool and the pool area as well as the putting green. In addition, we also made it to the beach which was very close and even managed to get a family picture. We made some very special memories over the weekend and I am so very glad we rented with you. I would highly recommend this Mediterranean Mansion and my family is already asking if we can do it again!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Fun in the Sun (and pool, and AC...) for 22 of us!

  • 5 of 5

I'd say my family of 22 (ages 1 to 84) all agree that Brian's Mediterranean Mansion is worth returning to! And that says a LOT!!! This is our second year renting from Brian, and in between those Brigantine beach trips we've rented elsewhere, with less than stellar service. So I am super appreciative of his attention to detail (evident both throughout the home and in all of the communications up to and during our trip) and his timely responses to questions. What a pleasure to work with. (I sort of dread renting from anyone else at this point!) It's neat to see someone care SO much!

The house itself makes traveling easy, with plush beach towels and quality linens provided. I loved not having to pack up beach chairs, etc, knowing the house was well stocked with what we would need, including a beach cart! The kitchen is so well organized and we never ran out of dishes, even with 22 people for a few days! Really all you need to pack is some food and swimsuits!

As our family's vacation organizer, I want to be sure everyone is comfortable and has what they need. Because the house is so big, there are nooks for those who want a quiet spot, plus ample space for us all to share a meal, play games, or just visit. Even the sofa beds are comfortable! As are the cots! We maxed the place out! My Aunt appreciated the elevator, as she has trouble with stairs. (The elevator opens up to bedrooms, so just warn those folks!). Enjoyed the music system, too. And even the golf hole!

We all loved the pool, which I had heated in mid-July, thanks to Brian's advice. I wouldn't have thought to do that, but I know everyone swam way more than they would've if the water hadn't been so warm. And the walk to the beach is a breeze!

When tiny issues arose (finicky door knob, temperamental lights), Brian immediately worked on resolving the problem. He is so kind, my relatives wanted to invite him to dinner!

This place is the complete package. You will not regret renting from Brian. (We've appreciated both of his larger houses!). We are so thankful and look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great Vacation Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first year staying here and it was wonderful! We had 22 family members (half adults and half kids) and it was wonderful to find a house that fit us all. When we wanted to, we could all hang out together, but the teens loved hanging out together on one of the upper balcony’s or on the 3rd floor and the younger girls loved finally having a room to themselves (the room with two beds on the 3rd floor is perfect for a group of girls!). All of our needs were taken care of – beach towels, bath towels, beach chairs – it was wonderful not to have to bring all of that! We all also enjoyed the pool; we really enjoyed swimming in the evening without going to the beach again. The owner, Brian, was also very helpful and quick to respond to any question that we had during our stay. The house was very well maintained and had all of the necessities and then some. We highly recommend the house; it is a great place for a large group to spend quality time together!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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An amazing home in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here as part of a group of 22 so we had a full house, thankfully there was enough room for everyone and it was easy to plan with the owner's breakdown of the house. The home itself was a delight and the owner, whom I spoke to multiple times, provided all the details you could want on the house. Everything was labeled, from lighting, to closets, and there was even a floor plan with the location of everything and how many people/beds would be in each room. The mansion definitely lived up to expectations and had everything we wanted, a grill w/propane, cooking utensils, towels, sheets, etc.

The mansion is just stunning, and you can tell a lot of effort is put into keeping it maintained. It has many great features, probably more than we even needed. The multiple refrigerators definitely came in handy and again, even with 22 people we were quite comfortable. There are even Sonos speakers throughout the house so you can use those to play music if you want. The pool was great and there are even pool toys and such in the garage. We also had sufficient space to play a few lawn games before a short walk to the beach.

Given the location, there are tons of activities nearby and we easily got to and from Atlantic City by party bus, which was about $5 per person each way. The owner provided the info for the service as well as other recommendations and nearby activities. As I mentioned earlier, the owner was helpful, very easy to work with, and was available to answer any questions plus provide suggestions when needed. I will say though, if you do have as large a group as I did, make sure you are prepared to clean up. It was fine in our case as we were ready for that and planned ahead.

I'd definitely recommend this home and feel that large families or big groups would get the most use out of it! The provided descriptions and the layout are dead on, so if that's what you're looking for, that's what you'll get!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Amazing stay

  • 5 of 5

We were a large family group. Brian, the homeowner, made us feel as though we were coming to visit family. The house was exactly as pictured, beautiful and functional. We all enjoyed the amenities offered, heated pool and putting green and large comfortable rooms. Can't wait to arrange another family get away .

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Atlantic City Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Laguna Grill Beach Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Brigantine Links Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Atlantic City Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Laguna Grill Beach Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Brigantine Beach
Car: not necessary

Brigantine has a small town feel and is known for it's pristine beaches and friendly residents, but it's located right across the bridge from all the glitz, glamour and excitement of atlantic city which boasts fine restaurants, casinos, shopping and spas. It's the best of both worlds!!

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Rates & Availability

A-Zone House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
September 2016
Sep 6 2016 - Sep 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$1,250
From
$2,000
Fri,Sat
$10,000
 
 
October 2016
Sep 30 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$1,250
From
$1,600
Fri,Sat
$8,500
 
 
November to March
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,200
From
$1,500
Fri,Sat,Sun
$8,000
 
 
April 2017
Mar 31 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,250
From
$1,750
Fri,Sat
$8,000
 
 
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,500
From
$2,000
Fri,Sat
$9,000
 
 
Early Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,750
From
$2,500
Fri,Sat
$12,000
 
 
Peak Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$14,000
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,250
From
$2,250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$12,000
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
September 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,500
From
$2,250
Fri,Sat,Sun
$10,000
 
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,250
From
$1,750
Fri,Sat
$8,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,200
From
$1,500
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Linen Fee (Sheets/Towels/Laundry Svc) $150
Cleaning Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Holiday premiums may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

A-Zone House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - outdoor shower
    Half Bathroom -
  • There is a powder room on the 1st floor. There are 4 full bathrooms on the 2nd floor. There is 1 full bathroom on the 3rd floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 2 queen
  • There are 5 bedrooms and 4 bath rooms on the 2nd floor. There are 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom on the 3rd floor. One of the 3rd floor bedrooms has 2 queen sized beds. There is also a queen sleeper sofa on the 1st floor. There are also 2 queen sleeper sofas on the 3rd floor. The sleep sofas are top of the line memory foam mattress sleepers which are as comfortable as any standard bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
I provide all of your Tommy Bahama beach chairs and beach umbrellas as well as your beach tags. (which are required for adults to use the beach) Children do not require a beach tag in Brigantine. In the summer months, your linen service will also include 20 beach towels. Pool toys and floats are also provided. I try to provide nearly everything you could need so you can simply come and enjoy every minute of your stay.

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