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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3.75 bath home with large front porch and ELEVATOR.


SWEET RETREATS, a TV program about premier vacation rentals, featured this property in its Cape May episode!!

'THE CORNER BEACH HOUSE' is a beautifully appointed home centrally located in the heart of Victorian Cape May within four short walking blocks of the beach, top-notch restaurants, grocery shopping and the Washington Street Pedestrian Mall. Garage and driveway parking included but you will likely not use your car during your stay!

This house comfortably sleeps 13, has a great flow and lots of space with its open floor plan, and offers a large gourmet kitchen and dining table, all perfect for the gathering together of family and friends.

The large private front/side porch has rockers, adirondacks and a dining table, and from this perch you can watch the carriage horses walk by.

Creature comforts abound: large flat screen TV, iPod docking station, Blu-ray DVD player, ceiling fans in all bedrooms, central A/C, cozy fireplace, wireless internet, and outdoor shower. If your party includes someone needing assistance, an ELEVATOR makes all four floors easily accessible.

Provided for your personal use are bicycles, sand toys, a new Weber grill, games and books, and a beach box at Jefferson Street beach filled with beach chairs.

(This unit fronts Columbia Avenue and is the sister unit to separately owned VRBO Listing #238637 which occupies the back half of The Corner Beach House.)


GROUND LEVEL - Garage with entry door into hallway which accesses ELEVATOR, storage area with bikes and sand toys, and stairs to the first floor.

SECOND FLOOR - open concept floor plan contains: large family room with comfortable, oversized furniture, 52' flat screen TV, gas fireplace, games, and a large selection of books; powder room; dining table that seats 8-10; gourmet kitchen with island seating for three, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, GAS range, and every item you might need to host a feast. Completely private, covered porch wraps around the front and side of the house and offers a grill and both dining and seating areas.

THIRD FLOOR: One queen bedroom with pullout twin trundle. One queen bedroom with hotel style rollaway twin bed. One queen bedroom with pullout twin trundle and its own bath. Washer/dryer. Hall bath with shower and tub.

FOURTH FLOOR - Master bedroom with king bed and twin daybed with pullout trundle. Master bath with walk-in shower.

More Details

Rosie Gilroy
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Rosie Gilroy

Neighbors in Pennsylvania introduced us to Cape May 20 years ago and we are forever indebted to them! We have spent many wonderful vacations and summers first in rental homes and then in a home of our own and in the process have created incredible memories.

Having spent those years renting, we know just what tenants are looking for and do our very best to offer it: prompt, friendly and helpful communications; an immaculate, comfortable and well decorated home; a generously stocked kitchen; comfortable sleeping arrangements; quick and reliable property management; up-to-date technology, including wide screen TVs and dependable internet; and a well maintained property, including new appliances and beautiful landscaping. We understand that our tenants are creating their own special memories and make it our business to enhance their experience in any way we can.

Thank you for considering our home for your vacation!

Rosie and Kevin

Rosie Gilroy purchased this townhome in 2010

What makes this townhome unique

As a new home centrally located in the heart of Victorian Cape May, this property offers the best of everything. While staying here, tenants are immersed in the ambiance and charm of old Cape May but within the comfort of a home offering the convenience and living style of the 21st century. And did we mention the wonderful front porch?!

Guestbook comments from the owner

First, let me say what an absolute beautiful home you have. I have rented beach homes for many many years and I MUST say that your house was the absolute cleanest and most well appointed home I have ever had the pleasure of renting. The house was SPOTLESS, the kitchen had everything that we could have needed, the bedrooms and bathrooms were well decorated and laid out. It really was just perfect. I think we might have loved your dining room table the most :) We sat around it for many many (many) hours snacking and catching up with one another. The elevator was such a wonderful convenience on move in/move out days that I wonder how we could have done without it. Although perhaps the weather could have

cooperated a bit more (I was dreaming of sitting on the rockers on the

front porch) we could not have had a better time.

Thank-you again for allowing us the privilege of using your home.
Mar 2013
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Historic District Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 1 - outdoor shower
  • 3.5+
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Queen size bed with twin trundle (2), Queen size bed (1), Rollaway twin bed (1), Single daybed with twin trundle (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
- A beach box located on the Jefferson Street beach is stocked with beach chairs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. - Four beach bike cruisers and sand toys are located in the ground floor storage area and are for your use only. - Professional cleaning service has the house spotless for you before your arrival. - On-call professional property maintenance service. - During the holidays, the house will be beautifully decorated, inside and out.


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The Best Place To Stay In Cape May

  • 5 of 5

If you are coming to Cape May NJ to enjoy a summer vacation or just need a getaway time any time of the year The Corner House is the only place to consider. It is located in a quiet neighborhood that is central to, and an easy walk to, shopping, dining, beaching, and evening relaxation. The owners have created the ideal rental that provides you with all you need to enjoy your stay. A complete gourmet kitchen for fine dining cooked at home, a large porch to comfortably relax or enjoy cocktails, beautiful and comfortable sleeping facilities, bicycles for exercise and beach equipment for your swim at the beautiful Jersey Shore. The home is spectacularly designed and outfitted to provide you all the comforts of home. Do yourself the ultimate favor by staying here for your holiday or just a getaway time to relax!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, John! I really appreciate your enthusiastic praise and am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much. I really enjoyed stopping by the house and meeting you and your family. Have a great summer and please come back again! Best, ROSIE
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somerdale, nj


  • 5 of 5

Just spent a Girl's weekend at this lovely home. House is so comfortable and held all 10 of us perfectly. Living room was comfortable and cozy with a fireplace. The kitchen and dining area {table for 10} worked great for us. The bedrooms were laid out well plenty of bathrooms and an elevator for moving stuff in was GREAT! This house is so well maintained and decorated beautifully I'm sure this will be our go to house in Cape May for future getaways. Front porch needs a mention to we had so much fun sitting with our coffee in the morning and chatting. Location could not be better walked into town very easily. Owners were very easy to deal with no complaints at all with this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Allentown, PA

Amazingly wonderful Easter weekend in Cape May

  • 5 of 5

My family of 7 all had a wonderful time in Cape May for Easter weekend as we stayed in this beautiful property. It was extremely clean and had everything(and more) that we needed to be very comfortable. The bedrooms and bathrooms were very spacious and the kitchen, living room and dining room were very user friendly. We definitely look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review, Charlene! I'm very happy to know you enjoyed your stay and that you'd like to come back again. Please do sometime! Thank you for being good tenants! ~Rosie
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Wonderful Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a perfect location. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are very welcome! Happy to know that your daughter's group had a great weekend. My thanks to you and them for being good tenants! ~Rosie
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Excellent Rental Property

  • 5 of 5

Our daughter's Bridal Shower was in the Cape May area in March and she, her bridesmaids and some friends stayed two nights in this beautiful, meticulously clean and cared for home. It was perfect! The house was fully equipped with everything we needed and beyond. We would certainly recommend Rosie's property to anyone looking for a large rental. Thanks Rosie for helping make our daughter's weekend such a success! Dennis & Terri

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Terri! I was thinking about your daughter and her friends the weekend they stayed and am happy to know they had a great weekend. It was a pleasure meeting you and your husband. Best of luck with the upcoming wedding! Rosie
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Cape May Winter Escape

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented the Corner Cottage for our parent's 40th Anniversary celebration, and we had a fabulous stay! The layout and size of the Corner Cottage allowed each of my siblings (and respective family members) to have their own space, and my parents loved the top, master suite which was easy for my mother (with hip issues) to access via the in-house elevator. The dining table was perfect for family meals, and the living room was awesome for us all to relax after a day of activities around town.

Cape May was so enjoyable during the winter season. We caught the holiday house tour, the Christmas parade, and shopping in Washington Mall - all walking distance from the house!

We couldn't have asked for a better weekend, together as a family, and truly look forward to a return stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review and for noting our great location and how well the layout of the house works for multiple families. This was a special weekend for your family and I'm happy to know how much you enjoyed yourselves! ~Rosie
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Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Atlantic City International Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Cape May- Lewes Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Garden State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Historic Washington Street Pedestrian Mall
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Jefferson Street Beach
Car: not necessary

The town of Cape May, NJ is a National Historic Landmark, and this new construction is located in its' Victorian heart, only .3 mile in either direction from both the Washington Street Pedestrian Mall where you'll find shops and restaurants and the pristine ocean with its' breezy promenade, a lovely path perfect for walking, running, biking and relaxing. Also in the beach area are more restaurants, shops, arcade games, and Cape May's brand new Convention Center.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $500

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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