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Oceanside Harvey Cedars-Fantastic Beach House-one summer week remaining

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,280 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury Home, Convenient easy access to ocean & bay

Luxury single family home with reverse living floor plan, professionally decorated, 4 bedroom/3.5 bathrooms, 2 master suites with in-suite bathrooms, living room with fireplace, family room with wet bar, well appointed gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters, hardwood floors, laundry room, office nook, covered and open decks, and roof top deck with amazing ocean and bay views.

Short walk (300 feet) to Bergen Ave beach which has lifeguards and is considered one of the nicest beaches in Harvey Cedars.. Natural gas grill, outdoor shower, deck furniture, 4 flat-screens with HDTV, internet, garage level with ping pong table, beach sand toys, beach chairs, and 6 beach badges. House is perfect for families, multi-generation families and two families. No graduation parties. Pets are not allowed (no exceptions so please don't ask). This is a smoke free house.

For more information email: or phone or text (717) 825-8530.

More Details

Mark Avakian
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 2, 2018

About Mark Avakian

Mark & Pat Avakian

In 1980 we purchased the original house which was built on this property in 1963 after the 'great storm'. It was a fun beach cottage but with a growing family we decided in 2010 to knock it down and build our dream house.

We actively manage the rental process.

Mark Avakian purchased this house in 2010

Why Mark Avakian chose Harvey Cedars

We have designed and furnished our home with the goal of creating a confortable and personal home experience for our guests to enjoy during their vacation.

What makes this house unique

Oceanside location. Short walk to guarded Bergen Ave beach which is one of the widest beaches in Harvey Cedars. You do not have to cross Long Beach Blvd to get to the beach. A short walk to bay and Sunset Park which has a wonderful park for children, basketball and tennis courts.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your house is beautiful and is very comfortable. It will be hard to leave. We are having a great time. Only a little rain yesterday. The beach is the place to be with all the heat this week. Really nice beach!
Jul 2015
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Harvey Cedars House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2280 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , located on first floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , located on first floor.
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pullout queen sofa, located on first floor
    Master Suite 2 - 1 queen , Onsuite with bath, located on first floor
    Master Suite 1 - 1 queen , Onsuite with bath, located on second floor
  • Queen size Beds (1) 3 queen beds in 3 bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in 1 bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out queen sleep sofa in family room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beach chairs (8), umbrella, wind screen, and sand toys provided. Six (6) Beach Badges provided. The following products are provided: Liquid and bar hand soap, dish detergent, dish washer detergent, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, toilet paper, paper towels and household cleaning products. Professional maid service (Casey's Cleaning) services the house between rentals.


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(18 traveler reviews)

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Oceanside Harvey Cedars-Fantastic Beach House-one summer week remaining
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Mark and Pat have a beautiful home and have thought of everything you will need while enjoying your time away from home. The pictures do not do the house justice, it is a must see. Easy and close access to the beach and away from the busy parts of town but a short ride via bike or car to all the stores and resurtants. This home is a true 5 star! Thank you Mark and Pat for everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home-away-from-home!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent the last week in July here, and we hated to leave! Your home is wonderful - beautiful, comfortable, immaculate, absolutely perfect. Kitchen is fully stocked with any and every type of kitchenware and appliance you might possibly need... and then some! Beds are comfy, lots of light throughout the house, ceiling fans, plenty of space to spread out and relax (we were six in all, 2 adults and 4 teenagers). Home is in pristine condition, including the outdoor shower. The ping pong table in the garage was a big hit! Great location - close enough to the bustle and activity of Surf City, etc., but still removed enough to feel like you've gotten away from it all. The beach at this location isn't overcrowded, an important feature to us. And although we didn't need them, all the extras were a nice touch: beach chairs and umbrellas, boogie boards and beach toys, even a wagon to tote everything to the beach. The beach and bay are an easy walk away, one block in either direction - perfect for beach time during the day and sunsets over the bay in the evening. We have great memories from our trip this summer and hope to return ! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Choice - Very Positive Experience – Excellent location – a stone’s throw from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Our first summer home rental in our 40th year of marriage was an extremely positive experience. To start, the house is in an excellent location and is a stone’s throw from the beach as well as a nearby playground on the bay.

The home is beautiful, spacious and clean with a great architectural layout. The Master Bedroom is on the third level, near the kitchen and living rooms. The second floor offers three additional guest rooms: two with Queen beds, one with two Twin beds. The second floor rooms are divided by a large common area equipped with a wet bar, wine cooler, flat screen tv and Roku. The large couch pulls out to a queen size bed. The house had a total of three full bathrooms and one half bathroom. The washer and dryer were conveniently located on the second floor and worked well.

Loved the private decks. The third floor deck is for grilling, with an outdoor table for six to eight, the second floor deck is for relaxing: with a couch and club chairs. Upon climbing a spiral staircase on the third floor roof you'll find a rooftop sunset deck with lounges and chairs. There is a porch at the front facing the street as well.

Loved having ceiling fans in all rooms! AC and outdoor grill worked great.

Ping Pong table with rackets & balls, board games and beach game selection in the basement a plus. We appreciated the multiple beach tags, chairs and umbrellas amenities.

Paper towels, napkins, toilet paper, soap, cutlery, serving ware, dishes and garbage bags all provided.

This beach home has it all.

My only hesitancy in giving it this honest rave review is that it may be booked next time we try to reserve it!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bergen County, NJ

Outstanding Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and the location is perfect. The house has everything you could want in rental on LBI, the owners thought of everything; from what you need to go to the beach (umbrellas, chairs, boogie boards) to relaxing at night on a comfortable couch watching Netflix. The house is beautiful, very clean, spacious and comfortable; it offers amazing decks to take in an ocean breeze on the roof top or watch a beautiful sunset in the evening. We hated to leave at the end of the wee; next year we'll have to take two weeks!. Thank you for a great vacation experience on Long Beach Island.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house has everything you want in a weekly rental. The house is immaculate and very well stocked. The kitchen had all the pots, pans, silverware you need to feel right at home. Great decks to spend time on and enjoying beautiful views of the bay and the ocean. Working BBQ allowed us to cook outside and enjoy the summer weather. The house comes with Netflix; definitely not something you expect at a weekly rental. Mark is always available with an immediate response if you have any questions or concerns. I have stayed at other houses on LBI and this was by far the nicest and most pleasant experience we had. Plan on doing this again next year as this house makes you feel at home.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Somerset County, NJ

Heaven in Harvey Cedars!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful home to call "your own" for a week on LBI! Meticulously kept, filled with everything to guarantee a very happy stay..furnished like an upscale hotel..a beautifully well stocked kitchen..gorgeous multiple decks..the rooftop deck provides a fantastic beach and bay view and has lounge chairs to encourage relaxing. The location couldn't be better..a beach block which made it SO easy to walk to the sand and watch the sun come up with my coffee in hand. I was back and forth several times a day as the beach was literally "in the backyard" .. Definitely a prime location..not congested and private. The shops and stores and restaurants are wonderful.. From a quick bite to an elegant meal, it is all there for you! My family chose to enjoy dinner "on the decks" most nights as the home provides a spacious grill and dining table. Mark certainly knows what a true luxurious beach house needs and he's made sure to provide it all. This is a fabulous home I'd recommend to anyone .. Perfect for families as it ensures private spaces and eac bedroom has its own full bath..two family upstairs "powder room" which is great because guests never have to use someone's bathroom. tons of closet space..a very spacious outdoor shower..and so much more! The only downside of Mark's home is that all good things come to an end and the week flys by! I will be staying here again..and again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Harvey Cedars Town

Walking distance to Sunset Park located on the bay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Saturday to Saturday Rental.
Payment can be made using Zelle funds transfer system.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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