2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
- english, dutch
About Jeff Backal
Personal - I have been happily married since 1990 with 3 wonderful kids. I love hanging out with my wife and kids, chilling on the beach, biking and rooting on the Eagles. We live in Voorhees, NJ but spend log weekends all summer in Ventnor. Professionally - I am a business owner of Team Builders Plus ( and Take Flight Learning ( My companies focus on help develop people skills and teamwork for corporations around the globe.
Jeff Backal purchased this House in 2007
Why Jeff Backal chose Ventnor City
This beautiful property is located on a quite street with wonderful neighbors and is only a short walk to the beach and boardwalk (a block and a half). As an added bonus, we are only a few houses away from the best pizza in Ventnor (Zorro's). The rental unit is the second floor of my house with a separate side entrance to the upstairs. Past tenants love the fact that we stay on the first floor so we are their in case they need anything at all. Also, the home is well maintained as I view this property as my home (not a rental home).
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This apartment has a nice open floor plan with large windows, a spacious bathroom and comfortable bed. The beach is a short walk away. Really enjoyed the patio in the mornings and the tree in front is a nice addition. Although the chairs are a little sticky perhaps from sunscreen, but I had an extra towel. It’s a quiet area—except for July 4th—and parking is on the street. There are quite a few cafes and restaurants nearby along with a big Rite Aid across the street so you don’t really have to drive around much. Also, if you’re over 6 ft tall watch your head going up the stairs. Thanks to the hosts for a nice stay!
Lovely hosts, Great location!
Jeff and his family were nothing but kind, gracious, and funny to boot! They are splendid and will make you feel right at home. The location is wonderful and very close to the beach and boardwalk. We had more than we needed during our stay. It was nice to have a washer/dryer for cleaning all of our sandy clothes. All things combined made for a most comfortable weekend stay. We feel very lucky to have stumbled upon this listing!
This is not a place we would recommend.
After a number of stays at other VRBO’s this was the worst one. The location was good and the owner, Jeff, tried to make our experience better but….. Our first impression was that someone tried to break in because the storm door looked like it was opened by a crowbar. We were asked to bring our sheets, towels and pillows. This was a first for us. The bathroom had no hand soap or shampoo or counter space. There was a washer and dryer. The second bedroom was fine for our12 year-old granddaughter. The master bedroom had no drawer space and the closet/wardrobe had no hangers. The wall A/C unit blew right on your head and the ceiling fan was very noisy. The bed was only a mattress in a frame 12 inches off of the floor. The kitchen appliances were old. The coffee maker had to be replaced during our stay. Not all of the wall outlets worked. The dishes and utensils were not up to typical standards. Jeff’s daughter, Darah, who lives onsite but gone during the day did her best to compensate for the problems, this VRBO needs a significant upgrade to meet the standards of other VRBO’s. We would not stay here again.
Great value for this fantastic location.
Jeff and his wife and daughter were very responsive, helpful hosts. They made us feel welcome, and we felt that we could contact them for whatever we needed. Jeff made some great recommendations for restaurants in the area. It is easy to walk or bike everywhere, and we were two blocks from the boardwalk and beach. It was very clean, and had the basics of what we needed. We had three people; my husband, my self and my 18 y.o.son, and it was big enough. Any more people and it would have felt somewhat crowded, unless you had two or three smaller children. I would recommend it.
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My wife and I had some family in town and found the place for our weekend at the shore. Everything was as advertised and our stay was great! Jeff was very helpful and easy to get a hold of all week. Very close to the beach, shops, and restaurants. We would totally stay here again! Thanks, Jeff!
Thanks Jesse. It was wonderful having you and I am glad you enjoyed your stay.
Great location but bare bones minimum
Has the potential for being a five star with simple fix. Furniture sparse and cheap. Not even a coffee table or end table near futon and chair. Spacious and queen bed is comfy. appreciated the sheets and towels brought in upon our arrival. Plates and cups seemed from dollar store. It met our basic needs but personally I'd put up pictures upgrade furniture and make it feel more like home for guests. Hidden gem with best location on an island of paradise in the Jersey shore. Very nice people and communication was awesome. A very pleasant experience overall.