New Construction for 2014! Pets Considered, Free Bikes,Chairs
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Holgate house description
Thank you for your interest in our vacation property. Due to Hurricane Sandy, we've decided to re-build a BRAND NEW HOME! Sorry but it won't be ready for the 2013 season but we're taking MULTIPLE-WEEK bookings for 2014.
This gorgeous Cape-style home sits on a large 80x62 lot with plenty of off-street parking + a nice yard with a picnic table, several lounge chairs, and an outside shower (w/hot and cold water). There is also an extra full-size refrigerator in the garage for your convenience.
We will consider pets! Please see policy below (i.e. no long-haired shedding pets will be permitted unless clipped and groomed prior to moving in).
The first floor has the Master BR along with LR, DR, kitchen, a full bath plus a 1/2 bath AND a nice sundeck off of the DR. The 2nd-floor has 3 BR's plus a full bath.
The southern exposure to the back of the home affords plenty of sun and the view of the stars at night is truly 'astronomical'; bring your telescope!
There is deck furniture for your sunning, dining, and relaxing pleasure plus an electrical outlet. The sundeck conveniently also has a natural gas grill (no tanks!) for your BBQ's!
Since this area of LBI is only one block wide, there is very little street traffic which offers security, safety, and serenity to enhance your relaxation.
The home affords close proximity to both the beach (7th from the beach) and the bay (10th from the bay). As for the beach, because this area of LBI is sparsely populated, it is very spacious; no need to worry about 'turf wars' and the boulevard is very easy to cross!
The water is very clean and dolphin schools can often be seen feeding close to the beach. Surf fishing can be good if your timing is right. The beaches are life-guarded. Keep in mind that the house is only a short walk from the beach should you need to return for something.
As for the bay located at the other end of the street, there are spectacular views of the sunset and bay waters. As it is close to the inlet, boats of all sizes can be seen traversing the waters. Just a few yards to the south is a playground which is State-owned and maintained. It has a small beach where there are no waves and warmer waters... great for toddlers!
The playground also offers benches, tennis and basketball courts, a swing set, see-saws, and a play gym. On the north side of our street is a bulkheaded lagoon where many boats are docked and crabbing can be done. Check out the boats and the homes, too! Maybe take a bike ride back there for an up-close view?
We have some bicycles and beach chairs which you are welcome to use (please check for availability as several were damaged by Sandy). Also, we have 'boogie boards' for your use a we know that these items can take up a lot of room when packing the car for vacation. As a courtesy, we provide four beach badges which will save you quite a bit of money.
At the very southern end of the island, about 12 short blocks away, is Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Preserve; we recommend taking a nice walk or bike ride. This Federally-funded and maintained area has SPECTACULAR, uninhibited views of the ocean, the natural beach, and the Atlantic City skyline. Many wedding photos are taken here! It also has a beach for bathing, public restrooms, and a long jetty/bulkhead which is great for fishing. Admission is FREE for motor vehicles, foot and bicycle traffic. Also at this end (just prior to the park entrance) is a deli/convenience store; great for picking up a cup of coffee, bagels, a newspaper, some lotion, lunchmeat, etc.
The island, about 18 miles long, has quite a bit of history. There is a museum close by, old Victorian homes dating back many years, and 'Old Barney,' Barnegat Lighthouse, at the north end of the island. Also in Barnegat Light Borough resides the commercial fishing fleet in Viking Village. Stop by to see them unload their catches, buy some (very) fresh seafood, or do some shopping.
Party boats are also close by for those who enjoy deep-sea fishing; they even offer rod rentals and supply the bait. The jetty at Barnegat Inlet was built a few years ago and is open to visitors and fisherman who can walk out along the inlet (cement sidewalk with railing).
There are plenty of restaurants and retail shops all over the island! Fantasy Island, an arcade and amusement park, is located about three to four miles away in Beach Haven; there is also a magnificent water slide there! A public golf course is about 15 miles away on the mainland but the island has plenty of miniature courses which the whole family can enjoy.
PETS: We understand that pets are an integral part of any family and that kennels are expensive, inconvenient, and stressful. We will consider pets (for an additional non-refundable fee of $150/pet) on a case-by-case basis. Sorry, but long-haired, shedding pets are not permitted unless clipped and groomed before moving in. No guarantees that we will permit a pet.
As you can see, the area is very attractive, offers many conveniences and we, as homeowners, offer many extras that others don't. I have a few more pictures available. Please e-mail or call with any questions.
Thanks for considering our post-Sandy vacation property and we hope to have you as our guests. Either way, have a memorable vaction on LBI!!!
Keywords: Single Family Home Cape Cod New
- 1750 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- 1 1/2 baths on first floor, full bath on second floor.
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Washing Machine:
- Central air conditioning, TV's, DVD/VCR, toaster oven, refrigerators (2), cooking utensils, washer & dryer, 2-car garage, natural gas BBQ grill with utensils, non-smoking home(please smoke outside), 4 beach badges included (children under 12 and Senior Citizens do not require badges), master bedroom on first floor with master bathroom and walk-in closet....moreless
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Outdoor Grill:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Water Sports Gear:
- Jet Skiing
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Roller Blading
- Deepsea Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Live Theater
- Wildlife Viewing
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
ReviewsWrite a review
A Perfect Holgate Hideaway
A Perfect Holgate Hideaway
This rental is a true home away from home. Close to a convenience store, short walk to the beach and a to the views of the Bay in the other direction. The owners provide EVERYthing you need from bikes, beach chairs, sand toys, to even the chain to tie our your four legged family pet. This was a true serene and quiet sanctuary in a great quiet neighbor that provided us with alot of precious family memories. The communication between the owners was excellant and their home was just if not better than their listings boasts of. Their bed were wonderful...a big plus when you try and find the comforts away from home at a great price. Your family won't be sorry to rent from this beach owner and your stay and memories will last you a lifetime in the heart of Holgate. renters the summer of 2009 and 2010
- Guest Diane (Whitehall PA)
- Date of stay 08/07/10
- Review Submitted 02/07/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Owner response: Thank you, Diane, for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have had you as our guest and hope to see you again in the future! We try our best to make the rental experience a memorable one with all the conveniences of home. Each year we try to make improvements to the property which will enhance the vacation experience. We also try to make working with our clients as easy and fair as possible. Thank you for your patronage the past couple of seasons...you will be sorely missed by me and our neighbors, as well! Best wishes to you!
Excellent Beach Home - Dog Friendly!
Excellent Beach Home - Dog Friendly!
We have been going to Holgate for over 7 years and we have we have rented this house for past 2 years. This home is so convenient, cozy, and clean and the owners are truly amazing and friendly. The kitchen is bright, and the bedrooms are a nice size and the living room has a big flat screen TV. The best feature of the house is the outdoor space. It is huge, which works well for us since we have a big family and a yellow lab. We loved having breakfast on the upstairs deck and when you need to escape the sun you can sit under the huge tree with plenty of shade. It is so nice that you don’t have to pack all the beach chairs and bikes because the garage is fully stocked and they are in great condition. Holgate is such a great community with friendly neighbors and you are only a block from the beach or the bay which you can’t help watching the sun set ever night! We are more than happy to recommend this home, we keep going back!
- Guest MaryAnn (New York)
- Date of stay 07/03/10
- Review Submitted 07/19/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with young children.
Owner response: Thank you, so much, for the 'glowing' feedback !!! You folks are the best and we would love to have you back every year !!! I hope you are able to come down this Fall for a few days, gratis. Thank you, again. And thanks for taking care of the property as though it were your own. See you this Fall !!!
We had a truly wonderful stay in this cozy, comfortable, and convenient home. The bedrooms are a generous size and pleasantly breezy. The new kitchen is bright and well-appointed, and the 2nd refrigerator in the garage is very handy for stocking up on extra beverages and frozen treats. The real treasure of the house is the ample outdoor space, which the kids had a great time exploring. We loved having breakfast on the upstairs deck and having our grilled dinner under the beautiful backyard shade tree just steps from the kitchen door. It was a relief not to have to pack extra beach chairs, boogie boards, sand toys, etc.; all were provided in very good condition. The ocean and bay beaches were lovely and very close, making it quite easy and convenient to flit back and forth to the house for forgotten sunblock, more beverages, or a picnic lunch. The neighbors on all sides were friendly and helpful, easily the nicest we’ve met during our stays in many LBI towns. Yep, we’re happy to recommend this house and this community.
- Guest Allison28 (Brooklyn, NY)
- Date of stay 01/19/10
- Review Submitted 01/19/10
Owner response: Thank you, so much, Allison for your kind remarks! We were glad to have you and happy that you had a memorable vacation!
Our family enjoyed our stay in Holgate. The house was clean and very well equipped. Great to have the bikes and beach chairs! Very close to ocean and bay. The kids loved the basketball courts nearby. We enjoyed looking at the stars from the deck and night-time walks on the beach. Thx Craig and Diane! Kathy and Bill East Hanover, NJ
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 09/06/09
- Review Submitted 09/06/09
This was our first time staying in Holgate. What a nice part of LBI. So quiet and a great house and town for the kids. It was so great to be close to the bay beach and playground. The house was great. all the extras, like bikes, chairs, beach toys, etc. really made it an easy vacation when traveling with two babies and a dog. Would definately rent here again. House has everything you need for a great NJ Shore vacation. Thanks for making my little ones first real vacation memorable!
- Guest Renee33 (Sparta NJ)
- Date of stay 08/04/09
- Review Submitted 08/04/09
Owner response: Thank you, Renee! We try to take the stress out of vacations which is why we offer free bikes, beach chairs, and toys. Pets are welcome, too, as we consider them part of the family and a stay in the kennel is no vacation for them So glad to hear that we played a role in your vacation memories...especially for the little ones!!! See you next year! Craig
We rented this "home" for 6 weeks last summer and had an incredible time. Location is perfect with great beaches and extremely friendly, family oriented neighborhood. Owner are fantastic!! You can't go wrong with this rental.
- Guest Bill Bartzak (-)
- Date of stay 01/13/09
- Review Submitted 01/13/09
Owner response: Thank you for your kind words! We're so glad you had a memorable vacation and the home fit your needs perfectly! See you next year! Thanks, again!
This was our second year of renting this house. Great, quiet location...great for walking a pet that is allowed in this house. Eight minutes or less to the center of Beach Haven. Three minute walk to the ocean's edge. Great surf fishing beach during off hours. Owner is great to deal with!!! Andrew....Trenton, NJ
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 08/12/07
- Review Submitted 08/12/07
What a wonderful experience we had renting this great cottage! It was clean, comfortable and cozy. Craig was kind and easy to work with. The beach was close and clean. I hope we can go again.
- Guest Nancy7 (West Windsor, NJ)
- Date of stay 01/25/06
- Review Submitted 01/25/06
This is a wonderful house for a family vacation. Holgate is such a friendly, yet private town and the house has everything you need to insure a wonderful time. You can walk to the beautiful beach or drive for more action into Beach Haven in minutes. We loved it! Thanks, Craig and Diane.
- Guest The Decker Family (White Plains, NY)
- Date of stay 08/24/05
- Review Submitted 08/24/05
Owner response: It was truly a pleasure to have you and hope to see you next year!!!
What a fantastic vacation spot. The house was perfect. It was clean, comfortable, well stocked and plenty of room for everyone. The yard and deck are gorgeous. The location is perfect, quiet and peaceful yet not far from all the fun. Craig and Diana are great and really go out of there way to make you feel at home. Thanks for sharing your home with us. We look forward to seeing you next year.
- Guest Sarah, Magic and Gang (Milltown, NJ)
- Date of stay 07/26/05
- Review Submitted 07/26/05
Owner response: Thanks for your kind words! We look forward to seeing you, too, next season!
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|My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
- Refundable Damage Deposit: $1000
- each pet: $150
- Pet Fee: $150
- Taxes Not included
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Year Purchased: 1991
About the owner: I recently changed careers and now am a Registered Nurse. My wife is retired from Travelers Insurance Company.
Why the Owner Chose Holgate:
My wife and I rented in September, 1990 and fell in love with Holgate. The next Spring, we bought the well-kept home (on a NICE double lot) from a nice gentleman who lived alone. On October 29, 2012 a young lady named 'Sandy' paid us a visit. Although the original home was engulfed in 4' of water, it was repairable. However, after much consideration, we decided to raze our old friend of 21+ years and build anew! It was truly a bittersweet time for us...
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Close to the beach and bay...the island is only one block wide in my area so we enjoy the proximity to the beach (only seven houses) and watch the sunset at the bay. There's also a playground (State owned so it's top quality!) with a play-gym for kids, swings, tennis courts, and basketball court. Very little traffic on the street...it's quiet and relaxing.
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Some 'bounty' from the bay at the end of the street...
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