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Ocean Beach at your Doorstep - Booking open for Summer 2018

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 14 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

3 Cottage Rd was built in the late 1890's and through much renovation and restoration, continues to maintain the feeling of what it was like to live at the beach in another time - all within easy access to NYC via high speed commuter ferry, local trains or the nearby bus route.

At the turn of the century the town of Monmouth Beach was a summer retreat for many prominent families from the New York and Philadelphia areas.

Although it has now become a year round community, Monmouth Beach continues to attract summer vacationers who enjoy the peace and quiet of living in a small beach town setting.

Although the peace and quiet of our town was interrupted by the recent Hurricane Sandy Storm, our century old home turned out to be an example of why new things are not always better. Like most of the turn of the century homes along Ocean Ave, 3 Cottage Rd came through the storm beautifully.

On the first floor a new fully equipped kitchen has been renovated and updated for indoor and outdoor entertaining. The large living room, dining and reading rooms complete the downstairs part of the rental and all have 10' ceilings.

The second floor includes a large master bedroom suite, guest bedroom with french doors that lead to widow's walk and beautiful views of the neighborhood and the Atlantic Ocean. This upper floor also has full bath and separate laundry room with washer/dryer and plenty of storage for linens, etc.

Keywords: Attached Carriage House in quiet beach community surrounded by larger homes. Walk to large ocean beach or riverfront marina and dining at the newly renovated Beach Tavern.

Great ocean views from guest room widow's walk, large front porch to enjoy afternoon seabreezes that leads to manicured lawn, garden and outdoor entertaining area with grill.

Recently renovated kitchen with Viking stove, granite counter tops and large farm sink that connects to country style dining room.

Enjoy this seashore lifestyle and still be only 1 hour from New York City.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017


My wife and I have lived at 3 Cottage Rd for over 30 years and are only the third owners of this turn of the century seashore home.

Our two grown daughters that were raised here and actually decided that our lawn was the perfect place to get married.

We have a small sailboat and also play golf at many of the local public courses.

We both travel for both business and pleasure and enjoy escaping to the California desert in Palm Desert for winter golfing.

Because of the layout of our house and the nature of our business, we have had the opportunity to meet people from all over the world who have rented here and continue to keep in touch. purchased this cottage in 1979

Why chose Monmouth Beach

Although the look of Monmouth Beach has changed somewhat over the years, the small town feeling has not. Living at the beach, cooking out at night or something as simple as watching the sunrise over the ocean each morning are the things that still mean a lot to us, and have appealed to our renters as well.

What makes this cottage unique

Ideal for professional couples who want to be at the beach for the summer, but still need to be at the office, our location is a commuter's dream. Many of our previous renters have owned primary homes in New York or other parts of the world, and appreciated the ability to enjoy all be advantages and flexibiity of renting a second home without the complications of owning it. Just a short cab ride from the high speed Manhattan ferry on Friday and your at your home at the beach - it's as simple as that.


Monmouth Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Place for bicycle storage and beach gear in outdoor garage. Outdoor grill and picnic table.


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Ocean Beach at your Doorstep - Booking open for Summer 2018
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
New York

Amazing Beach Getaway - an hour from NY!

  • 5 of 5

Two summers ago, we were lucky to run into this listing. Once we found it, we contacted the owners, and were able to secure a lease for the summer. It was the best rental we could have had - we loved our stay!

The owners are wonderful, warm, and helpful; the home is beautiful and comfortable. The kitchen is perfect for cooking meals - although we also took advantage of the grill that they owners had.

The property is incredibly close to the ocean (which our children loved) which made going to the beach a pleasure, since we could go for an hour without thinking about it. Of course, on those days where the kids didn't want to go to the beach, they were able to play in the big grassy yard. And, if this were not enough, the property is located in a great small town close to lots of local attractions from Sandy Hook to Jenksinson's Boardwalk. And of course, another plus is this property is just an hour away from NY by car or boat!

We can't recommend the place enough; it was an amazing experience.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A special place at the beach

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with our son (under 1) stayed here for a long period while our home was being renovated nearby. The home itself is one of the few original beach homes in town dating back to the early 1900s and still has its beach house charm with modern conveniences. The layout is great and very spacious, unlike the tight city living that we were used to. With two floors, you have everything you need including chef's kitchen (my husband is the cook in our house and appreciated this), laundry room and reading room (although we used this as a playroom). The photos don’t do it justice, but the accommodations were great. There was an area for us to BBQ, ride our bikes into town, to the local park or even to the marina nearby to see the boats and ducks or (for mom and dad) enjoy happy hour with live music during sunset at the Channel Club tiki bar :). Best of all, we could walk across the street to our own private beach on the warmer days without having to fight crowds or search for a parking spot. For those who don’t know of Monmouth Beach, it is a quaint seashore town only a short ferry ride from Manhattan. There is plenty to do for all ages nearby. For us, it was a great place to escape the city and especially for those with kids who enjoy being outdoors! I would highly recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City

Perfect Family Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house rental is a real gem. What makes it special is that the owners have lived in the town for over 35 years and they have made the house a home. The garden is beautiful, there is an area to have bbqs, and there is a private beach across the street prefect for family. The location is ideal close enough to the beach and shopping and but still very private. The owners make you feel settled in no time, while leave you to enjoy the seashore escape. Feels like a true seashore vacation. We have rented the house many times with our family and children and enjoy the small town charm while love being able to get into NYC by the ferry only 1 hour away. We look forward to going back very soon!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Newark International
Nearest Ferry
8.6 Miles
Nearest Train
7.5 Miles
NJ Transit, North Jersey Coast
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Beach Tavern -
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Cottage Rd
Car: recommended

Short drive or taxi ride to high speed commuter ferry which stops at Wall St and W 35th in NYC.

5 minutes from Long Branch's Pier Village with it's many shops restaurants and live entertainment venues.

Located between nearby shopping and restaurants in Red Bank, NJ and music and summer activities in Asbury Park, NJ.

Great county public county golf course program with several nearby regular and executive courses


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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