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One Door from the Beach

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Located one house off the ocean,this is a comfortable family shore house. It has been a place for our family gatherings for many wonderful summer vacations. The fresh ocean air gives this beach house a very special feel; with the kitchen, dining room and living room areas all located on the lower floor.

There is an extra outside shower for sandy feet. The garage keeps beach chairs and umbrella's ready for you to use. The outdoor propane grill is excellent for easy outdoor cooking.


There are four main bedrooms. One queen Master bed room, another queen guest bed, and a double bed one in another room, a twin bed in the fourth bedroom all located on the second floor.

There is a special hideaway kid's room on the third floor. We call it 'the crows nest' bedroom at the top of the house. It has one twin bed in it. There is a pull down ladder to access this level.

This home is so close to the beach you can hear the ocean rolling with the windows open. Fresh sea breezes keep the house cool and comfortable year round. 8 Beach passes are provided for our guests.

The living room is large and fits many people. With three sofa's there is room for everyone to enjoy your vacation time by the shore by putting your feet up and relaxing with a good book or your favorite TV show.

There are two decks, one on the second floor and one on the third floor. The top deck has great ocean views and sunsets in the evenings.

This house is conveniently located close to the Surf City Hotel; nice if you like live music and great food without having to get in the car. The house is walking distance from great food and shopping including mini-golf, The Bagel Bakery, restaurants and two ice cream parlors located just around the corner. This house is a great place for your Jersey Shore getaway.

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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017


Surf City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Located on first floor
    Bathroom 1 - shower , Located on second floor
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • Outdoor shower located behind house
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed
    Crow's nest - 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Crows nest on third floor sleeps two. Great views of the ocean from there and the roof.


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

One Door from the Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Definitely going back!!

  • 5 of 5

We were booked to stay July 2-9 2016. I had planned to have family in and out throughout the week.

Being able to walk from the beach to the house for breakfast or lunch, sitting on the deck at night to enjoy the nice cool air, being walking distance to many stores and activities is well worth it!

An unfortunate series of events occurred due to the people who stayed before us. Even though we were unable to stay the full week, Dr. Sophocles went through great lengths to reach out accommodate my family and I. We are beyond thrilled with the service and help he has provided us and we will be returning without a doubt!

I can not wait to find a week the whole family can visit again!!

Thank you Dr. Sophocles!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location, cozy home, includes all the extras so you don't have to pack as much!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first beach house experience and it was wonderful. The owner answered emails promptly with questions leading up to the trip and during the trip. A couple items needed repair during our stay and the handyman was there practically within minutes. It was so close to the beach, it is practically oceanfront without the view (or cost!). You can see the ocean from the decks a little. The trees in the backyard were peaceful. If I had to find one possible downfall, the door to the back deck is in the bedroom so we didn't use it. we just went outside and up the stairs, not that big of a deal. Definitely would stay again!!!! Can't beat the price, location, or owner's response. Thank you!

PS. We jammed our car with umbrellas, chairs, beach toys/games only to realize most of those things didn't even leave the car! This house is FULL of everything you need for the beach, even tons of (clean) beach towels! The chairs are in excellent condition and very comfy. If I went again, I wouldn't pack anything but my bikini! I have to say, the extras that are there for your use, are probably one of my favorite things about this place. Definitely recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York

Great week at The Blue House

  • 5 of 5

My family, including our dog, spent a wonderful week here. The gracious owners have included everything from beach chairs and umbrellas to sand toys to sheets and towels. It was the easiest to pack for an LBI vacation that we've ever had. The house is right off the beach with two lovely decks and right up the block from restaurants, shopping and mini-golf!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from at trip to LBI and I was very pleased with this rental. It was roomy, clean and very close to the beach. I was there with 6 other people and never once were we crowded. We had dinner every night on the deck and the beach was only steps away. My son had the 3rd florr bedroom and the view from every window was incredible. The owner was excellent to work with and I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants to enjoy their stay on LBI.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

Wonderful house with all you need!

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to stay here for a week in June (wished we could have stayed longer). There were 8 of us and we never felt crowded as the bedrooms are on the second floor and the crow's nest on the top floor had a twin bed (my 13 year old loved this room separate from others, giving her peace and privacy). The house has everything you need and was really appreciated as we flew from California to get to LBI: all linens, beach towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, kitchen supplies. The living room is on the first floor and stays nice and cool. The deck on the second floor has a picnic table and chairs for relaxing. There is a view of the beach between the houses. The crow's nest view is fantastic and nice for evening cocktails. Access to the life-guarded beach is right outside the door.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kite surfing.


Rates & Availability

Surf City House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $300

Standard rate applies during July and August and the beginning of September until the 5th. Off season rates June 13 to 27 and September 5 to 19.

50% when the reservation is made and the balance 45 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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