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Terry

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

SIX bedrooms, 2 full & 2 half-baths PLENTY of room & walk to beach/Fantasy Isle

2 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Long Beach Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 6 Bedrooms, 4 toilet/baths, 3 showers, (Sleeps 16)

Please note - we only rent out weeks in June thru August, and do NOT rent out partial-weeks or weekends.

1501 Beach Avenue is a Great Oceanside rental for three-generation families, in North Beach Haven on Long Beach Island, NJ. We rent out our home in the summer for families that share our love of the white sand beaches and surf. Only twelve houses to the beach, this is a two family home with internal connections and a layout that grandparents, kids and grandkids love. 2600 sq feet gives you plenty of room with multiple living rooms and kitchens, central air, etc. for differing activities without feeling crowded.

We ourselves have family gatherings of over fifteen folks and find that not only are there beds enough, there are places several groups can do different things at the same time (do jigsaw puzzles while others play a board game and other still are watching TV or reading in another room.) Or have everyone gather around the large, expandable dining table. Compare to others that claim to hold 12-14 people yet have HALF our space and 'jam you in'. 'We have four bathrooms (2 full & 2 half) so there is convenience. Compare that to others in out price range with 2-3 (only.) Grand Dame' Victorians are beautiful, but rooms back then were half the size we are accustomed to now.

Instead we provide GREAT living spaces that are far more conducive to fun and relaxation. This is why families like yours keep returning to our house - we have 4-5 families that repeat-rented now for ten years.

Unlike many larger homes in LBI, this does NOT require lots of stairs to enter and enjoy. Sleeps up to 16, and again, no waits with 2 full and two half baths (and a great outside shower!) Please note that due to insurance requirements, dogs are not permitted.

The spacious living and dining room area downstairs (see pictures), is balanced out by the front porch and upstairs deck, providing space for all. Two kitchens make it easy to cook or eat-in or entertain (along with the outside picnic table and gas grill.)

Other amenities include:

FREE beach badges for 12 adults - save over $400 that other houses leave up to you.

Central A/C, satellite TV with HBO, wireless internet, dishwasher, washer/dryer, outside clothes line, stereo, DVD and VCR players, outside shower, and many others.

We are within easy walking distance of many restaurants and activities and have ample off-street parking,including use of a two-car garage. Many use this to safely store bicycles, beach boards, chairs, etc. without creating clutter inside.

Keywords: Oceanside Extended Cape with two kitchens, living rooms and far, far more usable space than others

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Terry (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Terry

We grew up in NJ and love all aspects of the Jersey Shore. Swimming, sunning, windsurfing to board games. For decades, we happily 'leave our worries back on the mainland' when we go over the bridge. Best times now are when the extended family comes down, or with great friends and great food.

Terry purchased this house in 1999

Why Terry chose Long Beach Island

Our parents took us to LBI in the 1950's and we learned to swim there and love the beach and the pace. Ten years ago, my sister and I decided to jointly by this house to keep that tradition alive, and bring our two families closer together. We have done that and more, and welcome others that love the beach and want to also bring their family together in a relaxed setting.

What makes this house unique

Our house is a two-family that has internal stairs that we rent out as one. As a result, it has far, far more space per person than other houses claiming similar capacity. Large families find that some folks that want to play board games in the evening, do not have to share space and noise with video games or TV. We love sitting on the porch and watching walker, bike riders and in-line skaters pass by. Short, no traffic walk to the beach and yet we are only a couple of blocks from Bay Village or from several great restaurants (Stefano's is one of the best on the island.)

Reviews

2 traveler reviews

SIX bedrooms, 2 full & 2 half-baths PLENTY of room & walk to beach/Fantasy Isle
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

If you want a clean, comfortable, spacious, cheery home for your vacation.....This is it!

If you want a caring landlord who adds improvements each year.....This is it!

If you want short distances to stores, shops, restaurants, a neighborhood pub, package stores, churches and all kinds of rentals........This is it!

If you want a block and a half walk to a clean, wide, sandy beach.... This is it!

If you enjoy being in a "Quiet Zone" from 10 pm......This is it!

In other words, if you want to enjoy your vacation in the most pleasant of surroundings with your children, grandchildren and other family and friends, this is the place for you.

It has been for us for 13 years and we have asked to come back next year for 2 weeks.

Try it, you'll like it. No, you'll love it.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is gratifying to see the above appreciation for what is really a labor of love for LBI and our home there. We ourselves deeply appreciate great tenants that show respect for our home, and have that same love of the beach, the ocean and sunny days there. Thanks for being great guests that come back year after year.
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5

Our weekly vacations in your house are the highlights of the year - according to our grandchildren

  • 5 of 5

We're almost at the end of our weeks vacation, and have again, enjoyed every minute of every day! Thank you for the improvements - they are always a delight and are appreciated. Our family is already talking about returning next year.

Our weekly vacations in your house are the highlights of the year - according to our grandchildren. The young ones actually think this is our home! Thank you again for having us - these are wonderful memories for our family. We hope you have your health and much happiness the rest of the year and until next summer.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Hudson House
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Mini Golf - Arcade - Rides, shopping
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Stefano's Seafood
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Walk to our white, fine sand beach - 1.5 blocks
Nearest Point of Interest
Bay Village
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

North Beach Haven House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
End Summer
Aug 20 2016 - Sep 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$5,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $800

These are peak season rates for July and most of August. Lower rates for pre- and post-season "shoulder" rates. Please call 609-492-1277 for specifics

Signed lease is due two weeks after it is sent, along with the first 1/3rd of total, plus the %800 deposit. The succeeding 1/3rd payments are due in April and June, respectively.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Long Beach Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Upstairs north end - toilet , En-suite with largest bedroom
    Upstairs full bath - toilet , shower , South side, newly renovated Spring, 2012
    Downstairs, South (en-suite option*) - toilet , shower , Spacious, wide vanity, *bath & 2 bdrms can be closed off
    Central bathroom, ground floor - toilet , Mid-house Renovated in 2011
    Outdoor SHower - outdoor shower
  • Two full baths, two half baths in addition to outside shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bdrm with adjoining full bath, SE corner - 1 queen , Very quiet ground floor, hall w/ bath can be closed off
    Traditional 'beach' pine, SE corner - 2 twin/ single , Next to full bath, great for kids (quiet)
    Mid-house, upstairs - 1 queen , Has two full closets
    Huge family bedroom w/ 1/2 bath en-suite - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs, NW corner - very quiet for kids
    Ground floor Bdrm, NW corner - 1 twin/ single , 1 murphy bed , Has game table & 4 chairs (2nd bed is trundle)
    2nd bedroom with adj. bath, SW corner - 2 twin/ single , 1 murphy bed , Ground floor, part of 'en-suite' area 3rd bed is trundle
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (9), Baby Cribs (1) Pack & Play for use as a crib, Murphy Beds (1) Trundle beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two full kitchens, two living rooms, use of two car garage plus another six off-street parking spaces. Outside shower in addition to two full bathrooms and two half-baths. Easy access - no need to climb flights of stairs to enter house.

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