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Willow Cottage by the Bay - Now booking for fall 2018!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Dolphins, pelicans, great fishing, kayaking, sailing, and the best sunsets north of Key West await you!

Quiet, Historic Town Bank is just a few minutes from the Victorian City of Cape May and Wildwood’s famous Boardwalk, but is a world apart. Willow cottage is just four houses away from the most beautiful natural beaches in New Jersey. Start your day with coffee, enjoying the view of the water from the front enclosed porch. Enjoy breakfast on the landscaped terrace or on the large screened dinning porch. Spend your day with a good book relaxing on the beach or playing in the calm surf. Bring your fishing rod and crab traps because there is plenty of time for that to!

Need a break from the beach? Tour some of the great local attractions including the wonderful Cape May County Zoo or visit one of our many area wineries and distilleries. Take a day trip to the quaint town of Lewis, Delaware on the Cape May Lewis Ferry or relive your childhood on one of the many thrilled packed rides on the Wildwood boardwalk. The area abounds with things to keep you busy.

End your day with a glass of wine while watching the dolphins play at sunset. Then off to Harpoons on the Bay a few blocks away for fun food and music or around town to one of Cape May’s exceptional restaurants. If staying in is more your style there are many local farm and fresh seafood markets to find something perfect for the grill.

Willow Cottage is family owned for over sixty years and has been newly renovated through out and offers all the modern amenities while maintaining a bit of the cottage’s history. The cottage offers beach chairs, an umbrella and even sand toys!

Guests need to provide their own bed linens and towels. The cottage provides blankets and pillows. The cottage has 3 bedrooms with 1 queen, 1 full and 2 twin beds.

Keywords: House, Cottage, Bungalow

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2018

Why The Owner chose Town Bank

My grand father built the original part of the cottage back in 1949. It was his little slice of heaven. The whalers of New England first settled Townbank in the mid 1600’s. But during the 1940’s and 50’s it was a sleepy little village comprised of bungalows located on wooded lots owned by fishermen and their families. Four generations later Townbank is still a thriving family orientated community and continues to be our little slice of heaven!

Guestbook comments from the owner

From our guest book...

Thank you so much! We had a wonderful week here. You have a lovely home.
Aug 2010
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Town Bank Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bath has walk in shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master suite with w/ large walk in shower, Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3) Large 2nd floor (16x32), 2 twin beds, sitting area w/TV/DVD, Foosball table, great for kids!
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Large screened dining porch with separate sitting area.


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Willow Cottage by the Bay - Now booking for fall 2018!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 25 reviews

Perfect bayside getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Willow Cottage! It is a very comfortable home on a quiet tree lined street, only a few houses from the water. It offers all the comforts of home and then some - waking up and having coffee in the screened porch to ending the day with a delicious meal in the same setting. A quick car ride to central Cape May for shops, restaraunts, and ocean side beaches. Janice was very responsive and accommodating. We would recommend Willow Cottage to anyone and hope to be back in Cape May next season!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your visit! We love to hear when our guests enjoy all the things we love about Willow Cottage.The Delaware Bay area is quiet with beautiful, natural beaches and amazing sunsets!
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Cozy and charming cottage

  • 5 of 5

Tranquil, well-outfitted cottage. Excellent accommodations. Perfect for a relaxing get-away.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Down by the Bay

  • 5 of 5

Perfect! We couldn’t have ask for more. Spotless, well equipped kitchen, fabulous location. We relaxed on the porch and by the bay. Prepared family meals and rode bike everyday. It was a quick trip to Cape May’s beautiful beaches and great restaurants- and always a pleasure to return to the cottage and escape the hustle and bustle. We made great family memories and thank Janice and George for sharing this special place, we were honored to add our family memories to the Willow Cottage. We are all still humming “ Down by the Bay”.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Willow cottage is fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at willow cottage. The sunsets on the bay are beautiful and you can't beat a super short walk to the beach. Janice is a great host, providing a lot of tips on how to spend your time- even including cost saving suggestions for the wildwood piers. We were able to enjoy Wildwood and Cape may, and then come back to a very relaxing setting. the cottage has plenty room, great decor, and everything you need to enjoy your week. My family had a blast.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Willow Cottage stay was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Willow Cottage was filled with beautiful sunsets, quiet reading time, and fun at the beach, just steps away. We were able to take advantage of the fine dining and shopping in Cape May as well. The Cape May ferry is also very close. Most importantly, we loved the cottage and all that it provided us. We hope to stay again in the future! We strongly suggest a stay at this location.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very lovely cottage in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great experience from start to finish. Janice was exceptional at communicating requirements and quick with responses. The cottage was clean and everything was laid out as she said it would be. No complaints whatsoever. We would definitely recommend the cottage to anyone planning a vacation in Cape May.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Cape May - Lewis Ferry
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Harpoon Henry's


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $350

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed. 3 night min. available for Sept. And Oct. - Call for holiday and winter rates. $350.00 deposit required for all rentals. PayPal accepted - Rentals in July are from Sunday-Sunday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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