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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,060 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 BR, 2 BA, sleeps 6, pool, hot tub,waterview,fenced yd, internet, dog friendly

The Sunset Bay Cottage is located in a quiet area of Villas near the Delaware Bay and 8 miles north of historic Cape May. The large wrap around deck gives you plenty of space to relax and view the birds native to the area.Open up the sliders in the dining area and step off the deck to the Bar-B-Q grill.Do up some burgers and sit under the umbrella and watch the small planes fly by. Hear the seagulls, see boats sailing on the bay and listen to the waves. Enjoy our new hot tub year around. It has multicolored LED lighting and seats 6 people. If it's too hot outside just stroll over to the beautiful 18 foot above ground pool. In the evening, watch the sky turn red as the sun paints the horizon in many shades of red. Leash up your dog and take a stroll on the beach and get a panoramic view. Our beach is dog friendly all year long. Families & mature couples only. No proms.

See the most fantastic sunsets New Jersey has to offer, search for star constellations at night or eat your breakfast early morning watching the migrating shore birds on the deck.

Cook outside on the gas grill. Take a walk or jog in the quiet and restful neighborhood. Friendly people.

The quiet Delaware bay is good for fishing, shell collecting, kayaking, and sailing. It's also great for picnics and watching the glorious sunsets.

Or just rest in this very quiet area. Get away from the hustle and bustle of tourist traps. You will truly be on 'Vacation' in this home.

Our beach in Villas is the Delaware bay beach(not the ocean) , although swimming is bay water and not like the ocean. Unlike the beaches in Cape May that only allow dogs on the beach from Sept 15-Apr 15th, our beaches welcome dogs all year long.

The OCEAN at Cape May beaches is about 8 miles away. Need to buy beach tags. Enter by way of West Cape May to avoid late summer traffic.

The OCEAN beaches at Wildwood are 8.5 miles (17 minutes) away. A really fun boardwalk and water park is located in Wildwood.

There is also a good beach in Townbank (next small town below Villas) which is free. It is only about 2 miles away. Bay water but very clear, gentle waves,very warm. This beach is accessible on the main road that follows along the bay heading to the ferry.

Also, you can swim at a great beach at the ferry beach- in the state park at ferry point- free- and only a few miles away from our house. Again, very clear, shallow for a distance, great for

small kids, warm. It has a really large beach, great fishing, and the water is always warm. Has portapotties,and you can watch the boats and ferries going out into the bay. No crowds. New large shady gazebo. Free parking.

We look forward to sharing our beach home with you. Please include your name, and number of people and pets in your party with your inquiry.

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Ron

My wife and I have been coming to the Cape May area for over 25 years. In 2007 we moved down here full time and began purchasing more rental houses in our favorite town. Every time we picked out a house we asked ourselves is this house nice enough for us to live in or retire in. The answer is YES. We would not rent out a house to anybody unless it is good enough for us.

Ron purchased this house in 2006

Why Ron chose Southern Shore Region

We decided to buy this house because it was one of the few houses in the area that is near the Delaware Bay. The sunsets directly into the water on the Bay. We wanted a house that we could walk to the bay and watch the sunset. From the deck we can listen to the birds and watch the sea gulls. Being at the end of the street makes this location quiet with no through traffic. This house had to meet our requirement of retiring in and living the rest of our life there.

What makes this house unique

The Sunset Bay Cottage is at the end of the street with no through traffic.

The beach access is just one house away at the corner. You can sit on the deck and enjoy the view of the bay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you again for opening your home to families with dogs.

For us dog owners that do not wish to board our dogs, it is nice to find accommodations that will allow dogs (especially a house as nice as yours).

We will definitely plan another vacation next year.

Best Regards,
Sep 2010
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Villas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1060 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - BunkBeds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Above Ground Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Two dogs maximum and no puppies. No cats. No smoking in the house. LINENS NOT PROVIDED. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN TOWELS, SHEETS AND PILLOWCASES.


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Warminster, PA

Great view, quiet, dogs loved it.

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a peaceful place to enjoy the ocean, each other and some solitude, in the company of two Basset hounds.

The house and grounds were neat, clean and well kept. We enjoyed the view of th bay while eating on the deck and in the dining area. The walk to the water is short, just enough to lose sand from our feet on returning. The neighborhood even included a few rabbits to make our hounds feel at home after long walks on the beach and curious encounters with horseshoe crabs and seagulls.

The hot tub was wonderful on the chilly May mornings.

The stay was just what we wanted!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Villas NJ vacation on the Delaware Bay

  • 4 of 5

My friend and I spent a very relaxing vacation at the Villas' vacation home. It was a wonderful time to walk on the beach and enjoy the sunsets. The home was very comfortable and had all the amenities we needed. The Jacuzzi was relaxing. I would recommend Ron's home to anyone looking for a vacation at Cape May NJ.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation with the pups!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location with the bay a very short walk away! This was our first time bringing our two small dogs on vacation with us, and it was great! The fence is completely secure - including a gate to the pool. This gave me much piece of mind.

The house is nicely laid out with all the amenities. The deck is amazing and you can listen to the sounds of the bay in the evening - so quiet and peaceful.

The owner, Ron G, was so nice and helpful and is quick to respond with any questions.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As advertised a great Bayview location reasonably priced.

  • 5 of 5

Great owner. We had a wonderful time with our ten year old son and yellow lab. I would recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spring City, Pa

Perfect beach house!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good things about renting this home every year. It's a great size for the whole family with a nice cozy feeling, very clean and inviting. The deck on the back is the perfect place to relax and enjoy watching the bay. Hot tubbing is an awesome way to end the day!

Ron and Deb are amazing hosts- allowing us to bring our dog so it is truly a family vacation. Ron is always helpful suggesting good places to eat and visit during our stay.

Thank you for another wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A GREAT Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a vacation rental with all the comforts of home -- including a warm welcome for your 4-legged furry babies -- then this is the place. This was our 4th stay here and it has everything we need to enjoy our family vacation -- enough sleeping quarters, A/C, on-site washer & dryer, pool, hot tub, deck, water view and much more. Location is perfect too - a quick walk to the beach or drive to the too-numerous to mention activities, attractions, restaurants. Ron, the owner, is very friendly and easily accessible via phone, text, email. We're already making plans to return in 2017!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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We are located by the Delaware Bay in Villas and 8 miles north of historic Cape May. The Bay is pet friendly year around.

Families and mature couples only


Rates & Availability

Villas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Sep- Mid Oct
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Oct-Late Oct
Oct 14 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 13 2017 - Dec 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early May- Mid May
May 5 2018 - May 11 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Mid May
May 12 2018 - May 19 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late May-Early June
May 26 2018 - Jun 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early June
Jun 2 2018 - Jun 8 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Mid June
Jun 9 2018 - Jun 15 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Mid June
Jun 16 2018 - Jun 22 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Mid June- Late June
Jun 23 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $250

Weekly rentals are Saturday to Saturday. Check in 2PM Check out 10AM. Will rent 1-2 weeks at a time. No discounts for multiple summer weeks. Rates based on 6 people. Pool is open mid-May to early October. No dogs allowed in pool or hot tub.
We accept payment by check and credit card. Please note: We do NOT accept paypal or wire transfers
Online leases are non-refundable We recommend trip insurance-Dog fees are $25/nt or $150/wk for first dog, $100/wk for 2nd dog- quote will be adjusted depending on length of stay and number of dogs. Please advise how many dogs you are bringing when you inquire and what type, age and weight. Dogs must be crate trained.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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