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Bedrooms 2
Space 695 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom,1 Bath, Close to Beach,Shopping On Asbury Ave, Beautiful!

COZY CONDO is the PERFECT LOCATION for a small family or Couple!! We are located on 8th street between Ocean & Wesley Avenue. This condo is fully renovated 'LIKE NEW' 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 3rd floor walk-up. GREAT VIEWS- OCEAN VIEW from front Balcony- check out Gillian's Ferris wheel from the Back balcony, which we use as our front entrance.

This Beautifully decorated condo is WALKING DISTANCE to everything!

Inside you'll enjoy the Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, carpeted bedrooms, all new furniture 2014, central AIR, Granite Kitchen countertop and bathroom vanity, QUEEN size Ethan Allen Memory foam mattress in Masterbedroom, second bedroom has 2 twin beds, top mattress Ethan Allen ( a TRUNDLE bed) so kids have room to play, BED BUG PROTECTORS on ALL sleeping pillows and mattress's, CHILD SAFETY LOCKS on all windows, 3 flat screen T.V's, ceiling fans in bedrooms & living room, Comcast Cable/ WIFI- Blu-Ray DVD( middle bedroom) board games, your own laundry room w/stacked combo washer & dryer, HOOKS on COZY CONDO signs outside on back deck to hang towels & wet bathing suits.

FLIP FLOP BOX for shoe/sandal/beach toy storage on outside back deck,OUTSIDE SHOWER w/ hot & cold water on the ground floor to keep your condo visit SAND FREE:), 4 BEACH TAGS, (children under 12 free on beach) locked SHED, beach chairs and a BEACH CHAIR BUGGY to roll your things to the beach, built in shelves in bedroom & hall closets, IKEA sofa in living area, fully equipped kitchen(full size refrigerator/ top freezer) with stainless steel appliances, coffee table in the living room with a Lift-flip-top that opens up to a dining table or BALCONY DINING

at the table & chairs ( seats 4) on your private front balcony overlooking 8 th street! Location/Beach/Boardwalk $25 Coupon for The Varsity Inn/Private Balcony/Ocean View for 7 night rentals included. NO extra cleaning fee.

COZY CONDO At The Varsity Inn has it all!

Dine on your Private Balcony while enjoying the Ocean Breeze.....

Don't feel like cooking? Walk downstairs and enjoy great BREAKFAST & 7am-2 pm...$25 coupon for the Varsity Inn included with 7 night stay....OFF SEASON RATE No coupon.

Check in at 2 pm Sat and Check-out 10 am the following Sat....We do not rent for less than one week in season. Please contact us for min 3 night rates out of season! We rent Saturday to Saturday only. MONTHLY & SUMMER SEASON RENTERS WELCOME!!


Street parking/NO meters on Wesley Avenue! Pp


We are VERY child friendly...We love having family's!! We just ask for the safety of the children and parents that child safety locks on windows must always be in SAFETY MODE (window can't rise past 4"). Children must NEVER be LEFT UNSUPERVISED by windows or ON ANY EXTERIOR STAIRCASE OR FRONT and BACK DECK or BALCONY.All guests are using premises at their own risk!.Roof top staircase and ROOF is OFF LIMITS TO ALL GUESTS! It is not part of Cozy Condo! Please abide by these Condo rules for everyone's safety! THANK YOU!

The ENTIRE property is SMOKE FREE FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE and to maintain property cleanliness and air quality. Sprinkler heads are smoke sensitive. (NO SMOKING on balcony's or anywhere near the Varsity Inn)

More Details

Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018


Growing up in Margate City,N.J. I have always found the beach and boardwalk my 'happy place'. When my husband Jim and I started to look for a place to 'hang our hat', we felt Ocean City would be the perfect spot due to the family friendly atmosphere where our children and grandchildren could enjoy the days on a boardwalk/ beach, such as I did growing up!

ILENE & JIM MATTHEWS purchased this condo in 2012

Why ILENE & JIM MATTHEWS chose Ocean City

We were looking for something that was 'NEW'....already renovated and the condos at The Varsity fit the bill!

PERFECT LOCATION...(park your car and walk everywhere) it is a building from the early 1900 and was renovated in 2006..BEAUTIFULLY DONE!!! I am a interior designer and this redo was by a great builder, Russell Snow. His attention to detail is impeccable! We have less than 700 sq ft but every modern convenience was not spared! From the Shiplap planking on the living room ceiling (8 1/2' high), ceiling fans in each room, beautifully appointed frosted glass doors, granite countertops, To all the commercial hardware and fire/sprinkler's all GOOD:) when I am on vacation at COZY CONDO i don't want to cook and the fact that we can go downstairs to THE VARSITY INN and eat is a MAJOR PLUS for me ( French Toast, omelets,tomato soup, home fries, burgers's all YUMMY!!) They close at 2 pm in the afternoon so it is great for quiet evenings on the balcony! The walk to the beach is easy and so close to the food store, restaurants, boardwalk 'fun food', and Hobby Horse Ice Cream just across the street (YUM,YUM) We are close to Asbury avenue for shopping and more wonderful places to eat!

We feel blessed to own such a great place:):)

What makes this condo unique

OCEAN CITY the greatest FAMILY RESORT TOWN by the Sea:) we really ENJOY OUR FRONT BALCONY overlooking 8th Street..( not to mention the OCEAN view). Lots of good energy!!! We hang out all the time and eat most of our meals on the deck! It's great being in a town setting, and so close to the boardwalk/beach!

Daytime, read a book, 'Fun in the sun' or just people watching. At night you can enjoy a quiet/relaxing time on the deck and on certain holiday's watch the fireworks or just take a stroll on the boardwalk! It's a great mix, we LOVE IT!


Ocean City Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 695 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom with tub/shower with 'SHOWER PIK' head and hand held sprayer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Pop-up Trundle bed - 2 twin mattress
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen size memory foam Ethan Allen mattress
  • MASTER BEDROOM- NEW QUEEN (2014) Ethan Allen memory foam mattress with Sea Grass Headboard- Flat screen T.V. with cable- Double glass door closet with built in shelves and hang system, ceiling fan! 2nd bedroom has popup trundle with 2 twin beds,ceiling fan, closet with built in shelving and hang rail, flat screen t.v. With blue ray DVD player.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Bike rentals are the next block down(towards the boardwalk) on 8th street... Also the Music Pier is close by on the boardwalk for great entertainment! Guests provide your own sheets and towels! We are looking forward to having you as guests here at COZY CONDO....... Thank You! Ilene & Jim Matthews


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average rating of 5.0 based on 53 reviews

Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

Jim and Ilene were wonderful hosts. Their condo is nicely updated, decorated, and in a great location. Everything we needed was close by as far as shops, restaurants and most importantly, the beach! We will definitely stay in their wonderful condo in the future and also recommend it to anyone who is looking to vacation in OCNJ.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU Arnold so much for your awesome 5 star review, much appreciated! Glad you all had fun! Your beautiful family is welcome back anytime 🏖 Regards, Jim & Ilene Matthews COZY CONDO, LLC
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Great condo in a great area

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the cozy condo. It's in a great location if you want to be near the action of the historic district with easy access to shopping and restaurants. The condo is very nicely updated and makes an excellent use of the space. Kids loved the trundle bed and the view of all the activity on 8th street below. The Matthews family was exceptional to deal with: Ilene communicated easily throughout the process and their son Clay was great to assist with checking in. Would not hesitate to recommend if you're looking for a 2bdrm unit as these are tricky to find in OCNJ.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Al for your stellar Five star review! Much appreciated! We do try and make all our guests feel welcome and comfortable for Their Vacation. You and your fabulous family are welcome back anytime! Kind Regards, Ilene, Jim & Clay
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One word—-PERFECT! By: Stephanie Peterson

  • 5 of 5

Hands down, the nicest people to rent from! Ilene is a joy to communicate with and her son, Clay, was so helpful when we arrived. He even helped bring up our luggage! The Cozy Condo is so comfortable and inviting. My family enjoyed spending our mornings on the front deck. I loved the huge master closet! I have to say the Matthews family thought of everything to make our stay at the Cozy Condo special and memorable! I highly recommend making a visit to Lucy the Elephant (there are several pictures of her in the condo). It is only 10 minutes away and it really has an interesting history! We were so glad we met Lucy! I can’t say enough about the Cozy Condo and the Matthews family—-both are delightful and they will make your Ocean City vacation a JOY!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A Big Thank You Stephanie for your 5 star glowing review, very much appreciated! It’s wonderful folks like you that make it al worthwhile. You are now part of our Cozy Condo family and are welcome back anytime! Ilene, Jim & Clay Cozy Condo
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Perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cozy condo provided the perfect accommodation for our family vacation. The location makes it easy to get to anything you need. We walked to the beach and boardwalk several times per day, and also walked to the grocery store, playground and downtown. Everything is so easily accessible on foot from the cozy condo! While the condo itself is small, it's the perfect size for a family vacation and provides everything you could ever need. Our daughter loved having her own room and I loved having a washer and dryer in the condo so I didn't have to lug back a suitcase full of dirty laundry! A few of my other favorite things about the condo are the balcony, the super comfortable beds, and the ample storage space for our suitcases and other supplies we had brought. The cozy condo also provides a beach cart and beach chairs, and it was so nice not having to lug ours from home. The only downfall is the fan from the restaurant that comes on early in the morning. Although it woke me up everyday, I was always able to go back to sleep easily, but a very light sleeper might have problems with it. Overall our stay was amazing and I'm so glad we booked the cozy condo. We're definitely looking forward to staying here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THANK YOU JESSICA for your FIVE STAR review:)) ⚓️⚓️⚓️⚓️ We love having wonderful families such as yours every summer. Feel free to come back anytime! Kind Regards, Ilene, Jim & Clay Matthews Cozy Condo, LLC
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Close to beach condo really nice modern well kept

  • 5 of 5

Loved the property good area owner thought of everything to make stay great

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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By far the best place in OC!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at The Cozy Condo, and it absolutely did not disappoint! Ilene and Jim are beyond amazing as they ensure that every single detail is taken care of. As a busy mom, staying at a home that is so throughtfuly maintained, walking distance to EVERYTHING, and right above a delicious restaurant with the best tomato bisque, EVER- Cozy Condo is perfect for our family. The beach, boardwalk, restaurants, grocery store, shops, play ground, and so much more is easy accessible. We park our car and don't use it again until our departure date. Ilene and Jim are truly the sweetest, and want their guests to have a wonderful experience! You honestly won't fine a nicer place, better location, or more perfect place to stay in OC! We will definitely be back for a third trip if they will have us! 😊?❤️

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lauren, you are part of our Cozy Condo family and are welcome back anytime!!! Thank you for your 5 star review, much appreciated. Jim & I love having wonderful families such as yours. Can’t get over how big the kids got this year! We look forward to seeing you next year! Ilene & Jim
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Ocean City Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Somers Point , N.J.
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Cape May Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Ocean City Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Atlantic City Train
Nearest Motorway
Wesley Avenue
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Ocean City Beach/ Boardwalk
Car: not necessary

Fantastic Location!! Walk everywhere from Cozy Condo. Shopping on Asbury avenue, Restaurants, grocery store is at 8th & WEST, HOBBY HORSE ICE CREAM across the street, etc..close to shopping and eating on the famous Ocean City boardwalk! Bicycle rentals down the street, just steps away!

The Varsity Inn, on ground floor , is open for breakfast and lunch 7 am til 2pm DAILY....$25 coupon included with 7 night stay only!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $400

NOTE: SECURITY DEPOSIT $400 for ALL VISITS! THE 2.5% EXTRA charge that GUESTS will pay to COZY CONDO Is VRBO CREDIT CARD FEE! Please speak with ILENE to determine extra FEE. WE PREFER that Guests pay with ECHECK thru VRBO Or Personal checks that require NO FEE. Please CALL ILENE for quotes! ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE IN U.S. CURRENCY....
THANK YOU. We look forward to your stay:)
Ilene & Jm Matthews

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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