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Willow Cottage by the Bay - Booking now for Fall 2017!

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, sand toys and a wagon to haul it all!

Keywords: House, Cottage, Bungalow

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

Why The Owner chose Southern Shore Region

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:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • 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
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • 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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(13 traveler reviews)

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Willow Cottage by the Bay - Booking now for Fall 2017!
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 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: Jul 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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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage steps from the bay and close to many activities.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable cottage, steps from the beach. We saw lovely sunsets and dolphins.

  • 5 of 5

Besides being very comfortable inside, the outside screened porch was to die for. Cool on the hottest days, and so comfortably furnished. Location was convenient to everything.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable, sweet and perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

What a comfortable stay we had a Willow Cottage. It suited our needs to a tee. We were attending a wedding in Cape May, so it was my husband and myself, our two adult children and their significant others. The house was clean and well-stocked and we enjoyed sitting on the screened-in porch, even though the weather was cool and sometimes rainy. The beach is so close -- just a little walk -- and quiet! I appreciated being on the bay side away from the large hotels and traffic of the ocean side. Would definitely stay here again on our next visit to Cape May.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cottage was clean, comfortable and so peaceful, it was everything we needed. The house is extremely close to the Bay, which you can see from the front porch. There are lots of books set all around the cottage. Sitting on the front porch in the morning, drinking our coffee, or in the afternoon having a snack, and reading one of the many books was the perfect vacation treat. We would love to come back to the cottage when it’s warmer so that we could enjoy the back screened in porch.

The queen size bed in the master bedroom was very comfortable, not too firm and not too soft. The walk-in shower in the master bathroom was a nice treat. The heating system in the house worked perfectly. There is a washer and dryer located in the cellar which was very much appreciated.

The cottage is close everything you want to see in Cape May. Three days was not nearly a long enough stay in the cottage. Janice was responsive and helpful. We highly recommend the cottage to anyone looking for a peaceful and relaxing time at the shore.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Would come back to Willow Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a friends get-away weekend and very much enjoyed our stay at Willow Cottage. Janice was easy to work with and happy to answer any questions. The house was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. It was great to hang out on the front porch with coffee in the morning and have dinner on the back porch in the evening. The house is extremely close to the Bay which makes it easy to walk down for a dip or to watch the sunset. Cape May and other attractions are quite close, just a short drive. The area around the house is pretty quiet and when we stayed in September we didn't really see any other tourists or vacationers, very relaxing. We'd definitely recommend Willow Cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We love hearing what our guests think about the cottage and the Cape May area. All the things you mentioned and more is why we love Willow Cottage so much!
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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

Damage Insurance $59
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

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

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