Fall Getaways $800/3nights, $1400/wk Relax by the Beach, Jazz Festivals

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Magnificent Sunsets as seen from our driveway.


Last updated: 09/15/2015

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Viewers PLEASE!! CLICK the following links: LOCATION, DESCRIPTION, AMENITIES, and RATES etc. all there for YOUR INFORMATION!!! and convenience.
My Home is cozy, quaint, please excuse still doing a minor upgrade in the utility room. The cottage is located in an old quiet fishing village, you will think stepping back in time like the sea shore use to be. We may be the most southerly location, but the extra drive from other shore points will be worth your wild because of the spectacular sunsets, and fewer crowds. Our Delaware Bay beaches are still free, pet friendly, parking plentiful, and you don't have to fight traffic as you would in the 20 min. drive to. Wildwood or Cape May. Enjoy morning coffee on the back patio while being cooled by the breeze off the water. My yard partially in a wild state because it borders up to a wildlife refuge and wetlands. Giving that it's very private and tranquil adorned with natures lush shade trees/shrubs as a cooling backdrop against the hot, and sunny beach. My yard is not fenced, however I have a dog tie out and run for mans best friend. Dine IN or OUT by a firepit for roasting marshmellows or relaxing by the fire with your drink of choice. FYI I don't provide a grill, but your welcome to take a portable. For your convience there is an outside shower to RINSE-OFF and cool down from a relaxing day at the beach.
Last minute essentials a Dollar Store near by on Bayshore Rd. Try Fish and fancy, fresh fish just caught by local fishermen, eat in or take out the prices are great, and the food compares to the LOBSTER HOUSE, Shop-Rite, Acme, McDonalds, 10min. away and many other restaurants too. I have a green folder on the counter with brochures for things to do and see. Almost forgot.just a short block at the end of my street is The Fishermens's Inn on the Bay, or a few miles away make a left at the WaWa (Fillermill Rd) is Menz Restaurant, and Harpoon Henry's 15 min drive on Beach Ave. Consider some fine dinning in Cape May with reasonable early dinners, fancy beverages $2.00 that will wet your appetite and not 'ouch', your pocket. Try The Cape May Inn with FREE appetizers Mon to Fri, from 1pm to 6pm. Tour Historic Cape May area by trolly. If tired of the beach, shop til you drop along Washington Street Mall (20 min) and many antique shops. Later treat yourself to a fresh seafood dinner caught from the Atlantic's largest fishing ports. If your wishing for Italian, that too.
September is great hear with the Irish Festival it is as busy as 4th of July.

Don't forget to visit World War 11 LOOK-OUT TOWER adjacent to the Lighthouse (20)min drive. Search for Cape May diamonds at Sunset Beach, fun for the kids and adults alike.

NEW FEATURE: MUST RESERVE at time of booking: KAYAKING additional $150/wk or $100/wkends for tons of FUN. Enjoy gentle waves, beach combing, jet sking, surfing, fishing (at high tide, local fishermen say the striper fishing is very good), sailing, whale/dolphin watching or biking along beach-views.

We are approx 100 steps to your very own quasi private beach, and for the walkers, your pets are always welcome on this beach, just walk along the beach 45 min to Cape May Beach and Lewis Ferry or 20 min drive. Cape May is great to visit anytime of the year with it's collection of Victorian architecture(especially during Christmas Holidays) with the candlelite tours and trolly rides. Yes, I rent year-round with specials. Just 15 min to the Cape May Lite-house,Cape May Zoo, and Wildwood's famous boardwalk/amusement park. Feel lucky, then do Atlantic City only 40 min. away and hit the Jack pot to take home.

A few important reminders that this is my family home not an investment property so I would appreciate and expect you to treat my home as you would your 'very own home' with respect and TLC.. My home is a SMOKE-FREE HOME.... smokers must use a butt can OUTSIDE of course. not the yard or surroundings Thank you!
The security deposit is fully refundable pending upon house INSPECTION for damages, cleanliness, neglect, and orderliness. We EXPECT to find our home in the same condition that it was received prior to your occupancy. The owner personally cleans and inspects all applicances, plumbing prior to your arrival. I requst that my guests contact via text once you arrive, do an inspection within (2) hours of your arrival. Immediately report any descripancies or issues.

About NIGHTLY RATES: We prefer to rent weekly during the PEAK SEASON but not limited to such. IF available I can accommodate 3 niters on last minute get-a-ways by using cash or bank transfer into my vrbo acct. Nightly rates are MORE per nite than weekly, if I am going to break a full week it will come with a price, but your choice. Please refer to the rate detail link for pricing.
Please keep in mind that this is a medium size 2 bedroom home and comfortable at 4 persons including tots or babies. .

IF your interested reserving a kayak you must reserve well in ADVANCE. Fees: $150 3 nights or 7 nights..

Keywords: cozy, romantic, just kick back and relax


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30 years of age....moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • Children Welcome:


  • Non Smoking Only:


  • Pets Considered:

    love all earthlings.. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 2


  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 double

    Sleeps 4 comfortably, a 5th person on couch....moreless

  • Queen size Bed IN MASTER BEDROOM, Double Beds (1) fULL SIZE FRONT BEDROOM, Reminder: Guests supply own linens, blankets, towels, pillows and paper products....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Tiled bathroom, bathtub with shower, toilet, and pedistol sink.

Other Amenities

  • For some added fun try our Kayak ($150 for wkend or weekly on Delaware Bay only 100 steps to walk. Property has outside shower both hot and cold water, also faucets on side of house for rinsing sand.....moreless


  • DVD Player:

    yes, on top of the TV...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    COMBO T/V/VCR IN BEDROOM, ALSO 42' TV IN LIVING RM , WIFI Internet Service ...moreless

  • Television:

    Regular cable, dvd's if you decide to order on Demand or Paperview it will be at your expense, must call owner for password....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    some ...moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Only 100 steps away to see the BAY and beach, the sunsets are magnificent. I may have the Kayak available upon request....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Heating:

    Yes, for all year round rentals...moreless

  • Internet:

    WWIFI JULY< AUG< SEPT Kayak rental $175. Flat rate...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Guests provides own linens, towels, paper products....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Very, very, comfortable sofa, chair/ottoman, and loveseat. Comfort is what I am about....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway available up to 2 cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    yes, on property....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Stackable in the Utility room. Please excuse the temporary floor covering, had a leak and do not want to put permanent ceramic tile until we have located the problem. Main house unaffected. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI and Ethernet, JULY, AUG SEPT....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything needed to prepare meals. Brand new electric smoothtop electric range....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    setting for 16 provided, pots, pans, George Forman grill, elect wok, elect fry pan, crockpot, toaster, convection microwave...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Kenmore elite...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Table and chairs 4 also, a counter with 3 barstools....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    double oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    spices ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New stainlesssteel wate dispenser in door and Ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    New upgraded electric glass top double oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Inside cabinet over the stove....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    small off rear door, with patio table;/chairs...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    $150/wk Loads of fun rent my kayak," the GREEN FRENZY" one person capacity 265 lbs. Very versatile bay or ocean waves for (experienced) person. comes with lifejacket/paddle....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Plenty of yard more than needed. I preferr that guests not go past the square brick pad in center yard. Beyond is poison ivy, and part of the wildlife refuge.....moreless



Write a review 4.6
from 30 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 30 - Nov 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,400 $3,500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,750 $5,500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


Guests are not permitted in the far rear of yard due to wildlife refuge, poison ivy etc. Only remain no further than the cement pad in the middle of the yard. TY. A pet fee is $75. depending on weight, don't let that deter you I love pets so I am very negotiable. Please read the amenities, note that the utility room is separate from the main house and in process of renovation put on hold (a temporary floor covering) is provided.

The lease must be signed/returned prior to stay.

$175.00 Kayak rental capacity up to 265lbs very versatile for bay or ocean waves.

Direct deposit via TD Bank, for weekly a refundable $500.00 security deposit or $300.00 for less days this is (separate from the rental) is required to reserve/guarantee dates. After the owner has inspected, the security deposit will be refunded within (2) wks.

Balance DUE must be deposited 5 days prior to stay.

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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 miles

Car: Recommended

cinamas, winery tours, zoo, blues/jazz festivals, playground, restaurants, zoo, boardwalk.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1960

About the owner: This vacation cottage was orginally owned by my dearest beloved Aunt Sue and Uncle Perry. Every year they invited me for vacation. This was always and still is a cozy and peaceful place to call HOME away from home. The town is an old fishing village and the neighborhood is friendly, pet friendly too. I always looked forward to coming back each year just......... couldn't get enough of the breezy sea air and spectacular sunsets. The yard always reminded me of my very own private sanctuary. it backs up to natural wildlife preservation, and offers shade and serenity. I have lots to do though with the yard and little by little I am planting shrubs and plan to plant a berm of armavitese along the back yard this fall.

Why the Owner Chose Cape May:
Fortunately, for me this cozy home I enjoyed as a teenager I now enjoy 35 years later. Only walking distance 100 steps to the beach and surf. Now, I am into my golden years enjoying the peacefulness of listening to the seagulls, the sounds of the water while having my morning coffee. I don't mind a glass of wine in the evening taking in the breeze of the water or a short jaunt to the beach to enjoy the magnificent. sunsets.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our home brings back many memories of my family enjoying good times, great meals and beautiful sunsets. If you want peace and quiest, it is here, but if you want more excitement only a 15 min. drive to all the people, amusements, and nightlife.

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  • Magnificent Sunsets as seen from our driveway.

    Magnificent Sunsets as seen from our driveway.

  • Kitchen smooth top, double oven, SS frig/water on door, microwave, coffee maker

    Kitchen smooth top, double oven, SS frig/water on door, microwave, coffee maker

  • Master Bedroom queen size bed.

    Master Bedroom queen size bed.

  • Cape May near the lighthouse only 15 min drive.

    Cape May near the lighthouse only 15 min drive.

  • Beach at end of Lincoln Dr by the Ferry, suken ship 15 min dr.

    Beach at end of Lincoln Dr by the Ferry, suken ship 15 min dr.

  • Entrance is via stoned walkway next to driveway.

    Entrance is via stoned walkway next to driveway.

  • Dining room/ living room, island counter.

    Dining room/ living room, island counter.

  • 2nd bedroom double bed.

    2nd bedroom double bed.

  • Lobster House, the best seafood ever, fresh off the boat 15 minute drive.

    Lobster House, the best seafood ever, fresh off the boat 15 minute drive.




VRBO #189158

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, October 23, 2015

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