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Last updated: 03/06/2016

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:20
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The May Caper at 815 Beach Avenue is an ocean front Victorian 'cottage' in the historic district of Cape May. There are two balconies on the second floor that offer a full view of the ocean, and a large sweeping porch on the first floor.

The May Caper was built in 1876 and retains much of its original architectural detail. We have large rooms, high ceilings, ocean breezes and off street parking. We offer an informal atmosphere, a welcome to children and large families. We do not have wall to wall carpeting, a pool, air conditioning or cable television.

Rentals run from Saturday at 2PM to Saturday at 10AM from June 4 - October 29, 2016.

The house is equipped with blankets, pillows, kitchen utensils, adequate for simple cooking. Each room has a fan. We ask that you bring your own sheets & towels.

There is a telephone provided to receive and make local calls. Wireless internet is available as well.

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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/06/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 to rent the property. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

  • Captain: 1 queen

    Second Floor front room. Three large oceanfront windows....moreless

  • Navigator: 1 double

    Second floor side room. There is an oceanfront balcony. ...moreless

  • Starboard: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Second floor side room. Open air oceanfront balcony. ...moreless

  • Nantucket: 2 double

    First floor side room. 14 foot ceilings. Bay Window. ...moreless

  • Cadet: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    First floor side. Separate entrance with private porch....moreless

  • Port: 2 queen

    Second Floor rear. Three windows provide ocean breezes. ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (5). There are four queen size beds upstairs. There is one queen size bed downstairs. Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a pull out couch on the first floor. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Captain: toilet, shower

    This bathroom is off the kitchen. It is a private bath. ...moreless

  • Navigator: toilet, shower

    This is a private bath located ensuite. ...moreless

  • Starboard/Port: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This large bathroom is shared by two rooms. ...moreless

  • Nantucket/Cape: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This bathroom is located off the first floor kitchen. ...moreless

  • Caden: toilet, shower

    This is a private bathoom located ensuite. ...moreless

  • There is a tub/shower combination in 2 bathrooms. There is a shower stall in 3 bathrooms. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The May Caper may also be rented as two separate apartments for smaller families. We occasionally will rent part of the house for less than a week. If you have any questions, please contact us! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    There is a selection of games & puzzles located in the front hall....moreless

  • Toys:

    There is a selection of beach toys in the garage. ...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a large living room/dining room on the first floor. There is a dining area in the second floor kitchen....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    We have a clothes dryer located in the garage....moreless

  • Garage:

    We have a a garage. This is not for cars. This is to store bikes and beach chairs. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    We have internet access. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room:

    There is a large living room on the first floor. There is a couch in the front bedroom of the second floor. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    We have parking for up to eight cars. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    We have parking for eight cars in the backyard. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a telephone to make local calls. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    We have a washing machine located in the garage. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We provide wireless internet. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a coffee maker in the first floor kitchen. There is a larger coffee maker in the second floor kitchen. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    There are simple cooking utensils. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes & utensils provided. ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    There are two kitchens. One kitchen is located on the first floor. A second larger kitchen is located on the second floor....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Each kitchen has a microwave. ...moreless

  • Oven:

    The ovens are attached to the stovetop....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, oil, vinegar, coffee, tea & condiments provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    There is a refrigerator on the first floor. There is a new larger refrigerator on the second floor. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    The downstairs stove is an electric stove. The upstairs stove is a gas range. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    There is a toaster in each kitchen. ...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Two second floor balconies with oceanfront views...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    There are 4 bikes in the garage for guests to use. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a huge oceanfront veranda in the front of the house. There is a smaller deck off a first floor bedroom. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a huge front lawn to play games. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a barbeque located in the backyard. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 18 - Sep 24, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,200
Off Season
Sep 25 - Oct 29, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

In the event of cancellation by the Tenant, the return of any deposits made is at the Owner's discretion. Payments may be refunded by the Owner only when the property is re-rented at no loss to the Owner. 12% of such refund will be deducted by the Owner as a fee for re-rental services.

Deposit of 1/2 of total amount due when signing a contract. Remainder due one month prior to rental.


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Calendar

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The May Caper is a wonderful place to chill by the beach. It is ocean front, but close to shopping, restaurants & activities.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/06/2016

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Photos

  • Photograph of the May Caper

    Photograph of the May Caper

  • View of the May Caper from the beach

    View of the May Caper from the beach

  • Second Floor Bedroom with Queen Size Bed.

    Second Floor Bedroom with Queen Size Bed.

  • Ocean front view from the second floor balcony

    Ocean front view from the second floor balcony

  • First Floor Bedroom with Queen Size Bed.

    First Floor Bedroom with Queen Size Bed.

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, August 26, 2016

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Ocean Front House for Large Families/Groups. Parking.

Village Green, Cape May, NJ, USA #171181

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