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Cape May Apt For 2~SEASONAL DISCOUNTS~Great Location~Affordable~Historic

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Visit Now or Book for Summer! 1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2


BIRDERS SPECIAL ~ ONE NIGHT is FREE during prime birding season in a world caliber birding spot. Inquire for details.

CHRISTMAS PARADE PACKAGE December 1 - 5 (four nights) PRIME VIEWING from your own front porch or inside from the bay window. $320 rent plus $100 cleaning fee.

In HISTORIC WEST CAPE MAY, one bedroom, first floor apt with a porch is situated in a VICTORIAN BUILDING. A FABULOUS LOCATION with some of the USA’s BEST BEACHES, BIRDING, DINING & SIGHTSEEING within a 10 minute walk. Your host, on premises, is a Cape May native happy to share info on the best of Cape Island & it's best kept secrets. You are in an historic residential neighborhood. Within a few blocks there are several excellent restaurants, a liquor store and pharmacy.

The apartment has WONDERFUL LIGHT & A BAY WINDOW. It is simply appointed with full size range and refrigerator. With 450+ square feet inside (living room, bath, kitchen, dining area and bedroom with double bed) and another 100+ on your porch it's quite comfortable for 2 people. Guests also have shared use of the GARDEN PATIO in the rear yard.


The one week minimum only applies June 17 – September 29 (plus Memorial Day week).

Special Events in the off-season include:

• Restaurant Weekend ~ November 3-6

• Jazz Festival ~ November 11-13, 2016

• Christmas parade (watch from your front porch) ~ December 5, 2016

• Jazz Festival ~ April 2017 - dates to be announced

• Cape May Music Festival ~ Usually first two weeks of June

• Restaurant Week ~ June 4-11, 2017

• Victorian Weekend ~ (October 7-10, 2016) 2017 dates to be announced

just to name a few of the many fun and interesting events that occur outside the summer months. Add to that the ongoing activities like the Physick Estate tours, Victorian district trolley tours, horse drawn carriage rides, world class birding, world class beaches (South Cape Meadows and Cape May Point State Park offer walking/birding trails through the dunes), climbing the Cape May lighthouse and world class dining and you have a fabulous getaway.

A GUEST BINDER is provided in the apartment complete with maps and personal recommendations for dining, sightseeing, etc. Guests are invited to visit my PINTEREST BOARDS ON CAPE ISLAND for my recommendations for dining, sightseeing, beaches, shopping and some great articles about Cape Island. A CUSTOM ONLINE MAP is provided locating necessities and my dining, drinking and shopping recommendations.

There is one off-street parking space dedicated to this apartment and street parking is rarely a problem.


~~Flat screen cable TV

~~Wireless Internet

~~Air conditioning

~~Free parking on premises

~~Kitchen with full size gas range, full size refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, blender, dishes, pots & pans, silverware.

~~Covered Porch

~~Shared Garden Patio

~~A NO SMOKING building (Smoking is permitted on porch and in outdoor areas.)


FALL SHOULDER RATES October 1, 2016 – October 31, 2016

• $85/night Sunday-Thursday; $109/night Friday and Saturday – 3 night minimum

• $550/week.

• $100 cleaning fee

• $275 REFUNDABLE security deposit

LOW FALL/WINTER RATES November 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016

• $70/night Sunday-Thursday; $90/night Friday and Saturday – 3 night minimum

• $460/week.

• $1150/month

• $100 cleaning fee

• $275 REFUNDABLE security deposit

LOW LOW SEASON RATES January 1, 2017 - March 17, 2017

• $46/night - 2 night minimum

• $325/week

• $1000/month

• $100 cleaning fee

• $275 REFUNDABLE security deposit

LOW SPRING RATES March 18, 2017 - April 30, 2017

• $70/night Sunday-Thursday; $90/night Friday and Saturday – 2 night minimum

• $460 per week

• $1025 per month

• $100 cleaning fee

• $275 REFUNDABLE security deposit

SPRING SHOULDER RATES May 1, 2017 - June 17, 2017

• $90/night Sunday-Thursday; $117/night Friday and Saturday – 4 night minimum

• May 27, 2017 - June 2, 2017 (includes Memorial Day) - 7 night minimum

• $595/week.

• $100 cleaning fee

• $275 REFUNDABLE security deposit

2017 PRIME SEASON RATES June 17 – September 29

• $695 per week

• $100 cleaning fee

• $275 REFUNDABLE security deposit

Payment in full is required 30 days in advance. Reservations made less than 30 days in advance must be paid in full at time of booking. Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance are refundable less a $100 fee. Cancellations made less than 30 days is advance are non-refundable.

Well-behaved dogs are welcomed on a case-by-case basis with a non-refundable one-time $75 pet fee.


Cape Island contains the municipalities of West Cape May, Cape May and Cape May Point. The apartment is centrally located in an historic residential neighborhood.

Cape Island offers BEAUTIFUL VICTORIAN ARCHITECTURE. Cape May is a federally designated National Historic Landmark (NHL). There are about 2500 NHLs in the USA. Most of them are single buildings. Cape May is on as a landmark district because of the concentration of Victorian architecture.

Cape May's beaches are unique, especially for the Jersey Shore, in that they are south facing. You can watch the sun rise and set without ever losing sight of the ocean. Unlike the barrier island beaches that face east, since Cape May is not a barrier island, you don't get the biting flies that often are swept in from the wetlands with a westerly breeze.

Other Cape May accolades include:

~~ One of the TOP 20 FOOD CITIES IN THE USA (Conde Naste Traveler)




~~ One of the 9 BEST BEACH TOWNS FOR FOOD (IN THE WORLD) by The Daily Meal

~~ The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey; One of 21 Best Beaches by Coastal Living


~~ Top Birdwatching Spots in the World by Travel Pulse

Resources for all of the above plus my personal recommendations about local sightseeing, dining & beaching, as well as a recommended reading list are provided on my Pinterest Boards.

I've located some of my favorite spots and some basic info like grocery stores on a custom Google map. You can turn the layers (The Basics, Dining & Drinking, Shopping) on and off. If it's pinned on the map, it has my personal recommendation. It is not meant to be an all-inclusive listing of what's around.

More Details

Suzanne Haggerty
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2017

About Suzanne Haggerty

I love the beach and to travel, especially to amazing landscapes and buildings. I have been a host as long as I can remember, since my earliest memories are helping my parents run a guest house in Cape May, NJ.

Meeting all types of people and seeing all sorts of places keeps life interesting.

Louis and I have been a couple for 25+ years. We live with our three Bedlington terriers (Star and her boys - Blaze & Mr. Smokey) who bring joy to our lives every day. I teach computer science and make websites for a living. Louis is an architectural designer.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Cape May Apt For 2~SEASONAL DISCOUNTS~Great Location~Affordable~Historic
average rating of 4.4210525 based on 19 reviews

Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Accomodations were clean and perfect for two! Having the private front porch was really nice. We enjoyed coffee in the morning and a cool drink in the evening. The location was great. We walked to the center of Cape May, antique stores, deli, liquor store and restaurants. Bring your bikes! It is an easy bike ride to the lighthouse, World War II Tower and Sunset Beach. Suzanne gave us great pointers on restaurants. Our favorites were Freda's Cafe and The Emmitt Room (best calamari!!). We definitely plan to be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great Vacation!

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed my stay at this rental! The owners were friendly and warm. They keep a list of recommended restaurants and activities in Cape May on Google Maps and Pinterest, which were good resources. They were very welcoming to my dog too. I thought the location was ideal -- very central -- close to the beach and several nature/wildlife preserves.

I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Fall beauty and a taste of cooking in tiny house kitchen.

  • 5 of 5

Great location and wonderful hosts. We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Neat and clean

  • 3 of 5

The owners live on site.Very hospitable and helpful. My wife and I enjoyed our stay there.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The apartment was very clean and within walking distance of many good restaurants.

  • 4 of 5

The beach was just over a quarter of a mile away. A good walk but for seniors like us we needed to drive. Parking was never difficult to find early in the day but you needed to feed the meter. We enjoyed sitting on the front porch in the evenings. The owners were very warn and friendly and always available by text. Also, it was nice to be able to use their umbrella and chairs for the beach. This was our first time visiting West Cape May and we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Apartment in Cape May

  • 5 of 5

I very much enjoyed my stay at this apartment. It was very comfortable, homey, and had everything I needed. I highly recommend it for anyone who wants a place to stay in Cape May.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Rates & Availability

Historic District Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Low Season
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low Spring Season
Mar 17 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Week
May 27 2017 - Jun 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Cleaning fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $275

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Payment In full Is required 30 days In advance. Reservations made less than 30 days In advance must be paid In full at time of booking. Cancellations made less than 30 days Is advance are non-refundable. In the event of cancellation by the Guest, payments will be refunded only if the Apartment is re-rented at no loss to the owner and a one hundred dollar ($100.00) administrative fee will be deducted as a fee for re-rental services.

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Historic District Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double Serta Perfect Sleeper mattress
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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