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Mark Avakian

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Oceanside Harvey Cedars-Fantastic Beach House

15 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Harvey Cedars House Rental Photos and Description

New Luxury Home, Convenient easy access to ocean & bay, Great for families

Luxury single family home with reverse living floor plan, 4 bedroom/3.5 bathrooms, professionally decorated, 2 master suites with in-suite bathrooms, well appointed gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters, hardwood floors, laundry room, roof top deck with amazing ocean and bay views. Many outdoor deck spaces.

Short walk to Bergen Ave beach (300 feet). Natural gas grill, deck furniture, 4 flat-screens with HDTV, internet, beach supplies (chairs, umbrella) and 6 beach badges. Great for families, multi-generation families and 2 families. No graduation parties. No pets allowed (no exceptions). This is a smoke free house.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mark Avakian (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Mark Avakian

Mark & Pat Avakian

In 1980 we purchased the original house which was built on this property in 1963 after the 'great storm'. It was a fun beach cottage but with a growing family decided in 2010 to knock it down and build our dream house.

We actively manage the rental process.

Mark Avakian purchased this house in 2010

Why Mark Avakian chose Long Beach Island

We have designed and furnished our home with the goal of creating a confortable and personal home experience for our guests to enjoy during their stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your house is beautiful and is very comfortable. It will be hard to leave. We are having a great time. Only a little rain yesterday. The beach is the place to be with all the heat this week. Really nice beach!
Jul 2015
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Reviews

5
based on 15 traveler reviews

Oceanside Harvey Cedars-Fantastic Beach House
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Bergen County, NJ
5

Outstanding Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and the location is perfect. The house has everything you could want in rental on LBI, the owners thought of everything; from what you need to go to the beach (umbrellas, chairs, boogie boards) to relaxing at night on a comfortable couch watching Netflix. The house is beautiful, very clean, spacious and comfortable; it offers amazing decks to take in an ocean breeze on the roof top or watch a beautiful sunset in the evening. We hated to leave at the end of the wee; next year we'll have to take two weeks!. Thank you for a great vacation experience on Long Beach Island.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything you want in a weekly rental. The house is immaculate and very well stocked. The kitchen had all the pots, pans, silverware you need to feel right at home. Great decks to spend time on and enjoying beautiful views of the bay and the ocean. Working BBQ allowed us to cook outside and enjoy the summer weather. The house comes with Netflix; definitely not something you expect at a weekly rental. Mark is always available with an immediate response if you have any questions or concerns. I have stayed at other houses on LBI and this was by far the nicest and most pleasant experience we had. Plan on doing this again next year as this house makes you feel at home.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Somerset County, NJ
5

Heaven in Harvey Cedars!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful home to call "your own" for a week on LBI! Meticulously kept, filled with everything to guarantee a very happy stay..furnished like an upscale hotel..a beautifully well stocked kitchen..gorgeous multiple decks..the rooftop deck provides a fantastic beach and bay view and has lounge chairs to encourage relaxing. The location couldn't be better..a beach block which made it SO easy to walk to the sand and watch the sun come up with my coffee in hand. I was back and forth several times a day as the beach was literally "in the backyard" .. Definitely a prime location..not congested and private. The shops and stores and restaurants are wonderful.. From a quick bite to an elegant meal, it is all there for you! My family chose to enjoy dinner "on the decks" most nights as the home provides a spacious grill and dining table. Mark certainly knows what a true luxurious beach house needs and he's made sure to provide it all. This is a fabulous home I'd recommend to anyone .. Perfect for families as it ensures private spaces and eac bedroom has its own full bath..two family rooms..an upstairs "powder room" which is great because guests never have to use someone's bathroom. tons of closet space..a very spacious outdoor shower..and so much more! The only downside of Mark's home is that all good things come to an end and the week flys by! I will be staying here again..and again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Jersey
5

Great house and great owners

  • 5 of 5

Excellent house with plenty of room and all of the ementities you could ask for. Felt at home immediately. House is almost too nice for a rental. Wood floors and furniture are a challenge to keep from harm with little kids around. I would suggest glass tops for the tables to help prevent scratching. The house is so clean that it makes you try effortlessly to keep it that way. Not complaining, just expressing compassion for the owner Mark, who by the way is always accessible to answer any questions with a wonderful attitude. We will definetly be back next year if they will have us.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great time, Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We love LBI and have been coming for many years. We had a smaller group this year and it was our first time in Harvey Cedars, so we expected many changes. We were pleasantly surprised by the amount of shops and places to eat nearby (mainly in Surf City which is just minutes away)...we were expecting it to be quiet compared to Beach Haven, and it was, but not desolate by any means. The beaches were wonderful and not nearly as crowded as we are used to...and BIG! I can't say enough about the house, beautiful, clean and convenient to the beach. Mark was very accommodating and easy to deal with. Another great trip to LBI in the books!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Summer Ending!

  • 5 of 5

Words can't say enough about our stay at this beautiful home! From the minute you walk in the front door, you know an amazing vacation is about to begin. This home is comfortable, bright, spacious, clean, etc, etc. From the well-stocked kitchen, to the cozy bedrooms, to the fun-filled ping-pong table....this house has something for everyone. A quick walk to the beach to spend the day, a rooftop deck to enjoy some cocktails, and a short bike ride to Sunset Park to enjoy the night sky while our kids ran around the playground and fished off the pier -- we truly had it all. And Mark is an absolute pleasure to deal with!! He goes the extra mile to make sure your vacation is trouble free and especially enjoyable. His responsiveness and kind-heartedness made it so easy to treat this house with TLC as if it were our own. We never wanted to leave, and neither did all of the guests we invited down all week!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Harvey Cedars Town

Walking distance to Sunset Park located on the bay.

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Rates & Availability

Harvey Cedars House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$5,900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Saturday to Saturday Rental

IN FEBRUARY 2016 VRBO/HOMEAWAY ADDED A SERVICE FEE CHARGED TO TRAVELERS (CALCULATED ON A SLIDING SCALE OF 4% TO 9% OF THE RENTAL AMOUNT) WHEN DIRECT BOOKING THROUGH VRBO/HOMEAWAY . TO SAVE TRAVELERS THIS FEE I HAVE NOT ADDED THE DIRECT BOOKING FEATURE TO THIS LISTING BUT WORK DIRECTLY WITH TRAVELERS TO ARRANGE PAYMENT.

Personal check, bank check, cash or money order
50% of rent due with lease signing
Balance of rent and security deposit ($1000) due 30 days prior to start of lease period

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Amenities

Harvey Cedars House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2280 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , located on first floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , located on first floor.
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pullout queen sofa, located on first floor
    Master Suite 2 - 1 queen , Onsuite with bath, located on first floor
    Master Suite 1 - 1 queen , Onsuite with bath, located on second floor
  • Queen size Beds (1) 3 queen beds in 3 bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in 1 bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out queen sleep sofa in family room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs (8), umbrella, wind screen, and sand toys provided. Six (6) Beach Badges provided. The following products are provided: Liquid and bar hand soap, dish detergent, dish washer detergent, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, toilet paper, paper towels and household cleaning products. Professional maid service (Casey's Cleaning) services the house between rentals.

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