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Built in the mid-late 1800's Lakeside Lodge is a 6BR Victorian beach house located on Lake Lily in Cape May Point. Unique features include a porch on three sides of the house, a third floor balcony, screened porch for dining and a 30x30 great room with 13 foot ceilings, magnificent fireplace, three separate sitting areas and a grand staircase. The dining room also has a fireplace.
The house sleeps 12 (2 bedrooms with full beds and 4 bedrooms with 2 twin beds in each room). As of 2014 there will be 2 1/2 bathrooms as well as an outdoor shower.
The kitchen was remodeled in 2012 and there is an gas grill outside.
There is an additional lot that makes an excellent space for families with children.
Other amenities include: washer/dryer, high speed internet, flat screen TV, microwave, dishwasher and disposal, and garage. 2013-2014 renovations will include air conditioning and 2 1/2 bathrooms.
30x30 great room with 3 separate sitting areas seating approximately 15. A wonderful space for entertaining or just curling up with a book. Living room also includes a flat screen TV and DVD/stereo...moreless
October-November Oct 3 - Nov 27, 2015 2 night min stay
December-January Nov 28 - Jan 1, 2016 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
In 2-3 installments, amounts agreed upon by owner and lessee
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Located 5 miles south of historic Cape May, our property is in Cape May Point, NJ. The house is a 10 minute walk from beach and across the street from Lake Lily - which is an attraction for bird enthusiasts. Spend your time catching a sea-breeze on our porch, visiting the local nature preserves, swimming in the ocean or biking around town ,
Year Purchased: 1940
About the owner: Lakeside Lodge is owned by Bill Thompson and his family and Sara Thompson and her family. Both Bill and Sara spent their summers at the Point as children and teenagers. Bill and Sara are the grandchildren of William and Edith Burkard who bought the property in the 1940's.
Bill lives in Wenonah NJ with his wife, Bernadette and son James. Sara lives in Falls Church, VA with her husband Jason and two daughters Anna and Georgia
Why the Owner Chose Cape May Point: Our grandparents bought this house in the 1940's and it has since been passed down through 2 generations.We both have many special memories of the house and Cape May Point - family weddings, anniversaries, holidays were all spent at Lakeside Lodge. Many of our renters have been returning to Lakeside Lodge long enough for it be incorporated into their own family history. It's a great house for large families or multiple families. We hope that Lakeside Lodge can be a part your your family's history!
The Unique Benefits at this House: Lakeside Lodge is a very unique victorian property. It was one of the original houses when Cape May Point was first incorporated as 'Sea Grove'. in the mid-late 1800's. On the outside is a wrap-around porch overlooking Lake Lily, The porch is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon reading a book, watching swans take flight or chatting with friends. There is also a third floor balcony that gives you an excellent view of the ocean as well as the rest of the Point.
Inside is a 30x30 great room with three separate sitting areas. Great for playing cards or board games or in the colder months, sitting by the fireplace.
In 2012, the kitchen was remodeled with new appliances and cabinetry.