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Limoncello: a Wine Country Cottage - 1 block to the Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

PREMIUM COTTAGE easy to love; 1 block to beach, ultra-comfy, upscale amenities,

30 seconds from door to shore. AWESOME!

...No beach tags...No parking meters...No crowds.

..............Sun, Sand, Surf, Seagulls and YOU.

Limoncello is a Premier Cape May cottage located on a quiet, tree-lined residential street. The natural Bay Beach is stunning with gentle waves, off-shore breeze and world-class sunsets nightly.

Superbly maintained (in & out), tastefully furnished, well appointed, ultra-comfortable and VERY EASY to live-in; wood floors and throw rugs, central AC, bedroom black-out blinds, 55” HDTV+HBO, ceiling fans everywhere, open floor plan, modern kitchen, sun room w/ farm table seats 6+, two outside table & chair arrangements, fully-fenced-in & oversize yard, flowering gardens, hammock, gas-grill, solar pathway lighting, keyed storage shed, bikes, beach toys & beach-cart carries; chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, coolers, towels, fishing rods, etc.

The over-sized yard ALWAYS has full sun and full shade. Plenty of room to grill, sun bathe, play, splash, sip, hammock, nap, watch kids play, catch-up with family, be romantic, listen to the surf or watch the sun set. The kitchen window looks into the yard so kids can play (fenced in yard) while you prep for a bite to eat or pour a cool drink.

BONUS: Limoncello's 800 SQ' of semi-finished basement living area features comfy furniture, throw rugs, HDTV, WiFi, radio, etc. Great for kids play area or teen hang out. Young ones require supervision as utilities & maintenance items are accessible.

BONUS: Limoncello is just a barefoot stroll away from Harpoon's on the Bay, a Key West style Restaurant & Tiki bar. Harpoon's is a great place for; beach-side lunches, TV sports (Go Phillies!), sunset margaritas and enjoying Cheese Burgers in paradise at anytime. http://harpoonhenrys.net/

Biking -- is highly encouraged. Low volume slow moving streets make for great biking. Everything is less than 10 minutes by bike [3-4 min by car]; grocery & wine, gas, gym, McD’s, deli, restaurants, pubs, pizza, ice cream, and the nearby community pool (daily passes avail.). http://www.townshipoflower.org/images/calendarevents/PoolInformation.pdf

Warning: the ice cream truck comes by daily playing that song you know!

Fall in love with Cape May; stunning sunrise & sunset beaches, wineries, gourmet eateries, bistros, Victorian architecture, shops, galleries, family restaurants, casual burger joints, pancake houses, sports pubs, whale/dolphin tours, zoo, charter fishing, kayaks, jet skis, tennis, museums, parks, biking, hiking, diving.

From our family to yours; Welcome Back to Limoncello!

More Details

Owner
Michael & Valerie
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 27, 2017

About Michael & Valerie

We have been coming to the neighborhood for over twenty years and just love it here. One day, we hope to spend our May-September's.

This neighborhood is All-Americana, family-oriented and super-friendly.

Why Michael & Valerie chose Cape May

We are well-traveled and always stay at cottages or bungalow type places. Our experience with this kind of travel (domestic & foreign) will be felt by guests as

we set things up for your ease of use, comfort and satisfaction.

What makes this house unique

Everything is ready - just come, chill and stay.

Amenities

North Cape May House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom -
  • 1 standard
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Limoncello does NOT PROVIDE linens or beach towels. We'll send you an email/letter outlining what is provided so you can plan for a care-free stay.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Limoncello: a Wine Country Cottage - 1 block to the Beach
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
Verona, NJ
5

Excellent Vacation at a Perfect Place!

  • 5 of 5

I’m going to try to keep this review short, but I think it is important for people looking at this property to know what an amazing trip we had in late 2017 and how much was due to the house and the hosts!

Location

The location is perfect. As advertised, a 2 minute walk, 1 ½ blocks to the beach. The bay beach is very quiet and extremely easy to be there all day - We had many beautiful days at the bay beach - We still went to the ocean one day and that was a 10 minute drive in the middle of the week, parking was no problem at all. - Having Harpoons right up the block is great - One night we stayed late at the beach and simply went there for dinner - Great food, great music and during the wait the kids played cornhole and hardly noticed the 15 minute wait -

House

The house is perfect - Super clean, comfortable and great for a family - It is nice to have a kitchen with the modern conveniences and the hosts provide everything - and it isn’t junk - Nice pots/pans, nice plates/dishes/glasses and very clean. We have rented almost 8 houses on the shore and this was the best by far.

Amenities

The hosts provide a lot - TV, Cable, wi-fi, kitchen stuff as discussed above, but for the beach we didn’t have to bring a thing - They have a cooler, chairs, three umbrellas, boogie boards and an awesome BBQ.

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In conclusion, the house was great - the neighborhood and location are great - highly recommended!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

Every detail of the cottage was beautifully thought out. It was the perfect sized home for my husband and I and our three small children. We left rejuvenated and inspired by the beauty of the Limoncello.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, relaxing, beautiful as described

  • 5 of 5

My family loved our time at Limoncello!! The cottage was very clean and was even better than the pictures. The yard was beautiful and the neighborhood was quiet as described. The bay beach was peaceful and not crowded, and the big ocean beaches were a short drive away. We walked to Harpoon Henry's for dinner the first night and enjoyed it so much we ate there again on our last night. Best of all, the owners were extremely accommodating. This was our first family trip to the area, and they were so friendly and helpful. I hope that we can stay at Limoncello again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

It was such a great place to stay.

Very clean and orderly. Minutes from the beach and ferry.

Minutes to town.

The place has everything you need for a beach getaway.

It was our second time visiting Limoncello and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Time!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first family vacation, and with two small children I was nervous about how everything would go. I'm happy to report that the Limoncello was a welcomed relief to my anxiety and literal breath of fresh air for our family. The Limoncello was clean, nicely decorated, and had a good supply of kitchen utensils. Our family greatly enjoyed the quick walk to the beach. The bay beaches were not over crowded which was great for the kids. The house is conveniently located, everywhere we wanted to go was in a 10-15 minute car ride away. We would absolutely recommend the Limoncello, and are hoping to schedule again next year. The owners are readily available and extremely nice. Plus they are very organized as well, which I really appreciated, both my husband and I have very hectic work schedules so it was nice to know what to expect, and their lovely welcome letter goes over everything! It was truly a great experience! Can't wait until next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Summer Rental in North Cape May

  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable week saying at Limoncello Cottage. Place was clean and the layout and furnishings lived up to pictures on line. It was just the right size for the two of us, although I'm not sure how comfortable it would be with 6 people sharing it. The Owner did a great job providing detailed information prior to the stay, and was very responsive to any questions we had.

The one thing I really took note of was how quiet it was there. People and traffic were almost non-existent. The bay beach is just a short two block walk. We went there in the mornings and would walk close to 3 miles along the beach and would only see about a handful of others. Late morning and into the afternoon there are more people on the beach, but you really have no problem at all finding a spot that's 50 feet or more from anyone else.

The one drawback we found to North Cape May was the minimal amount of grocery stores and restaurants that were either within walking or biking distance, or a short car ride. The few restaurants close by were ok, but not remarkably so. Harpoon Henry's, which is right down the street, was a pleasant surprise. We saw some negative reviews on it so we didn't try it until later in our stay. The food was better then I expected and a fun place to go for super casual dining. One note here though is that, while the rest of North Cape May was far from being crowded, Harpoon Henry's is usually packed and if you get there too late (and by late I'm only taking about 5:30 - 6:00PM) you'll probably have a wait. Go early for the happy hour (between 3:00 and 5:30) and you'll most likely get a seat right away, plus they have a few happy hour deals).

Of course, don't skip watching the sunsets from the beach (no need to go to Sunset Beach). We saw some beautiful ones while we were there.

All in all we had a very pleasant and enjoyable stay, and have no hesitancy in going back again or recommending it to friends, family, or for that matter, anyone.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a nice stay and please come again.... 1) Yes, Harpoon Henry's does get busy in hi-season (for a good reason!). At dinner a 20+ minute table wait is typical; yet hanging out drink-with toes-in-the-sand, playing corn-hole, watching the sun set or listening to live music always makes you wish your table wasn't ready so soon! 2) There are a dozen restaurants within 3-5 minutes. Some are good eateries and some are beach casual. Nice spread to choose from by taste or mood or time of day. 3) Limoncello is designed for beach living and easily accommodates up to 6. Most guests are families 4-6. The open floor plan + semi-finished basement make the space feel bigger and the small footprint is easy to maintain -- which means more time relaxing.
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
cape may
Nearest Barpub
Harpoon Henry's
Nearest Ferry
Cape May / Lewes
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Cape May National
Nearest Motorway
Garden State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
Harpoon Henry's
Nearest Beach
outside front door

Blocks from the Ferry, at the edge of the bay, hear it from the yard while BBQ or 1 block to the Key West style tiki bar and grille

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.