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This registered Landmark was built in 1880 by William Converse, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad as his 'summer cottage'! Originally it was an oceanfront home and now is right across the street from the beach in a quiet section of Beach Haven.
Recently completely renovated to its original glory! The home has a very large mahogany wrap around porch with 5 separate entrances to the house. The living room is very spacious and airy with a pass through wood burning fireplace and 50 inch plasma TV. There is also another large family room with plasma tv and docking station for kids games ex xbox,and wii.Also in the kitchen,diningroom,family room and 3 bedrooms there is a built in stereo system.
The kitchen is a chef's dream with a 9 ft center island complete with a Viking 4 burner cook-top and built in grill. It also has a separate 48 inch Viking Range with 4 burners and a 24 inch griddle. We also have a wall oven with separate built in convection microwave. To accommodate large groups and families we have a 48 in refrigerator and separate wine/beer refrigerator by the wet bar. Also available by request The Onion Dome personal chef to prepare a custom meal for your special occasion!
**This rental during the summer season is only available for rentals Sunday - Sundays****...*Not available for prom parties or groups of young people ***
In the house we have a total of 11 bedrooms and 61/2 baths. The first floor familyroom has 2 queen sleeper sofas,there is a suite off the kitchen that has its own kitchen livingroom and full bath & 3 bedrooms ,one with a queen,one with a full and a loft with 4 twins and a queen sleeper sofa in its livingroom.The 2nd floor has 5 bedrooms 4 with queens (3 with private baths) and the 5th bedroom with 2 twins and a shared bath in the hallway.The 3rd floor hase 3 bedrooms 1 with a full and the other 2 bedrooms with 2 twins in each and a full bath in the hallway.
The highlight of this beautiful home is on the 3rd floor .It is called the Onion Dome because of its architectural shape. It has been closed up for many years and we have opened it back up as it was is the 1800's. The view is breathtaking as you watch the sunrise and sunsets over the ocean!
*** Our home suffered absoluty no damages during Sandy !Looking forward to a great season this year! EXCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR 2013! BOOK NOW AND DONT BE LEFT OUT!****
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