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Penn Point: 1 Block from Beach, Wrap--Around Porch, Gentle Breeze

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Our Victorian Gothic


Last updated: 04/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Victorian Gothic Cottage, 1 Bedroom + 1 Bed/Sitting Room, Sleeps 4

Relax and rejuvenate in privacy in the one bedroom apartment on the second floor of our Victorian Gothic updated to please. Perfect for a couple or small families. This historic Painted Lady circa 1879 retains her gracious room and window proportions to catch ocean breezes. The first floor is never rented on this over-sized lot with award-winning flower beds providing beauty in spring, summer and fall. Enjoy the outdoor dining area and gas grill. Read a great book on the traditional open veranda with real wicker furniture.

Experience the ambiance of the Victorian era with vintage furniture and room details. The master bedroom has four tall windows for ocean breezes, a traditional dresser, and dressing table. The sitting room has a new lounge sofa, a comfortable armchair, television, and dvd/vcr and two windows. The kitchen is a large eat-in kitchen with three tall windows that catch the cross breezes.

Enjoy the Victorian bathroom with a large claw foot tub for delightful soaking. And for those who like showers, there is an enclosed outdoor shower with hot and cold water.

For sleeping arrangements, the master bedroom has a queen size bed; the sofa in the sitting room may be set up as full/queen size bed; and there is an inflatable twin mattress that can can be set up in the sitting room or in the kitchen. (But don't forget to bring your own bed and bath linens.)

The upstairs rental unit has a separate entrance.

Centrally located at the Point, simply walk a block to the General Store, US Post Office, or a beach entrance. There is a guarded beach at the foot of the street.

And bring your bikes if you like. We'll show you where to store them.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/03/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen Bed (1): in master bedroom. Double Bed (1): sofa folds down into double bed in sitting room. Twin Bed (1): inflatable Aerobed, can be used in sitting room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Recently renovated bathroom in traditional Victorian style with handheld shower and original clawfoot bathtub. There is also a spacious outdoor shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Traditional wrap-around open porch with wicker furniture, street parking, outdoor private hot shower, classic claw foot tub in updated Victorian bath, new double-hung windows true to originals, outdoor clothesline, award-winning flower beds, over-sized lot, reading materials (including classics, mysteries, history of the Point, and birding books), outdoor dining area, a block from General Store and the US Post Office, walk to lighthouse, two beach tags, one block to beach entrance and two blocks to guarded beach....moreless


  • Books:

    Assorted mystery and historical novels of recent vintage. Feel free to take what's there or leave some of your own....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    One flat screen TV in bed/sitting room. Television is connected to the Internet....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    DVDs and VHS tapes are in drawer under the television....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Enjoy the sand and waves at the bottom of our street in less than 5 minutes. Sit on the porch of this Victorian cottage and enjoy ocean breezes....moreless

  • Village:

    Small quaint town. Walk to the general store to pick up a few items or enjoy the great food. Participate in family games at Pavilion Circle. Have a pancake breakfast at the fire house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Table with chairs for 4 in kitchen. Outdoor dining for 6 in back yard....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Three window air conditioner units, one in each of master bedroom, sitting room, and kitchen...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Please note there is NO heat so the apartment is not suitable for rentals before late Spring or after early Fall....moreless

  • Internet:

    Internet service is provided via WiFi. WiFi access information is available in the apartment....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Please note, NO bed and bath linens are provided. Bring your own linens and paper supplies....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sitting room with armchairs, television, and sleeper sofa....moreless

  • Parking:

    Street parking for two cars available....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Please note, NO bed and bath linens are provided. Bring your own linens and paper supplies....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless router with guest access provided. WiFi access information is available in the apartment....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Machine drip coffee maker. Filters provided....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    A full set of pots and other cooking implements are provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    A full set of dishes and utensils provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full sit-down kitchen with all kitchen amenities. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave above free-standing range....moreless

  • Oven:

    Free-standing apartment-sized electric range....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Free-standing apartment-sized electric range....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Narrow side balcony with cafe table for two....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    NO bicycles are provided. Guests may bring bicycles and store them under the outdoor staircase. Although Cape May Point is very safe, please bring locks and chains for your bicycles....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Traditional Victorian wrap-around porch with wicker furniture....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Expansive lawn with award winning flower beds, gas grill, and outdoor dining....moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 Pre-Season
May 13 - Jul 1, 2017
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included


Rentals are from Saturday, 2:30 pm until following Saturday, 10:00 am.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/03/2017
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93 Miles
Nearest Airport
Philadelphia International; Atlantic City (48 m)
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cape May - Lewes Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cape May National Golf Club
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Garden State Parkway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The General Store
0.3 Miles
Nearest Beach
'St. Pete's' beach (nearest guarded beach)

Car: Recommended

Birdwatchers paradise. Local wineries, fresh seafood, fruit and veggie stands, Cape May Bird Observatory, Atlantic City Casinos.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1966

About the owner: Our family is only the fourth owner of our vintage Painted Lady. We pride ourselves in keeping this Victorian Gothic summer cottage true to her classic self.

Why the Owner Chose Cape May Point, NJ, USA:
We enjoy the seaside pleasures of walking to a beautiful guarded beach, seeing the lighthouse, enjoying the water, & watching the dolphins frolic. Fresh seafood is nearby in Cape May and so are many fresh fruit and veggie stands. Culture and entertainment are two miles down Sunset Blvd. in Cape May. Atlantic City casinos are about 40 minutes north.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We enjoy the peacefulness of the Point compared to Cape May. Walking on the quiet beaches at sunset, biking or relaxing with a good book on the porch and enjoying the bounty of seafood and fresh produce makes for an rejuvenating experience.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/03/2017

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  • Our Victorian Gothic

    Our Victorian Gothic

  • Master with queen bed

    Master with queen bed

  • Sitting room with lounge sofa

    Sitting room with lounge sofa

  • Over-sized lot with flower beds

    Over-sized lot with flower beds

  • Eat-in kitchen

    Eat-in kitchen

  • Optional Aerobed twin sized

    Optional Aerobed twin sized

VRBO #359383

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, April 03, 2017

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