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Condo is end unit. Very private. No direct view of neighbors.


Last updated: 04/04/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Full Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This immaculately clean, upscale, 3 bedroom, bi-level villa is situated in the SW corner Diamond Beach offers privacy and stillness that no one would expect from the New Jersey seashore. Yet it is just a few blocks from a gorgeous, private beach known as 'the Club at Diamond Beach' and minutes from many exciting area dining locales and other interesting attractions. Beach tags are provided.

From the moment you walk into this impressive town home, your stress will melt away!
Take in the spectacular bayfront views of the bay and wetlands. The covered deck allows you to enjoy the outside all day and night long. Sunsets and bird-watching are spellbinding, so have your camera ready! If you are into bird watching, you see many varieties right from the condo's deck and by car, you're within 10 minutes of the best bird watching in the world.

Both floors have large sliders and windows to show off the beautiful scenery. Two stairways allow easy access to both floors.

This townhome is THE BEST unit located at Harbor Vista. Since it is an end unit and located adjacent to the pool, it offers the maximum in privacy (no direct views of neighbors) and you can walk out the first level door and be right at the pool's gate. The townhouse is 1600sq. ft space with many upgrades. These include granite countertops, marble flooring in the bathrooms and well maintained carpeting. The interior colors are comforting and warm, as they too aid in eliminating your stress.

The master bedroom features a King size Tempurpedic mattress, one of the most comfortable sleep innovations of the modern era!

Overall the location can be described like this - you are close enough to many conveniences, but yet far enough away that you experience unparalleled peaceful and quiet hours away from traffic and the frenzy of people running to and fro.

The pool can be seen just below the master bedroom's window and looks great lit up at night. Not to worry, the pool is closed from 800 pm until 1000 am,so you won't be awaken too early by people using the pool area.

Parking can be a problem in many places but not here. You have two spaces allocated in the garage to keep your car out of the blazing summer sun. There are also many spaces available in the street if you have guests.

Area Features:
* 3 blocks to world class beach: The clean beach includes palm trees planted for atmosphere and shade, live music on weekend afternoons/evenings, and plenty of refreshments: wet bar, hot/cold food cart. It also has large, comfortable restrooms and you can even rent cabanas for your family and relax in style while at the beach.
* A challenging, 18 hole, miniature golf course is located 150 feet away.
* A Bayside Dock Bar - Harbor View, on the bay featuring reggae and other music daily. Only 1 mile out onto causeway.
* US Coast Guard Reserve and National Wildlife Preserve is 1 block away. For hiking and bird watching, this place is great!
* 'No outlet' street creates zero noise and congestion.
* 3.5 miles to historic Cape May and its treasure trove of bars, stores, antique shops and more.
* Hometown great, Crest Tavern, 3 blocks away. Features decent food at reasonable prices.
* Downtown Wildwood 3 miles north. For the real flavor of a summer resort, you have to visit this a least one night. It is a great place to rent bikes and go for a ride during the day.
* 6 golf courses within a 10 mile radius and double that number if you extend the radius to 30 miles.
* Two parking spaces in the garage.

Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover Credit Cards are accepted however, a 3.0 percent convenience charge will be added to rental price.

Keywords: Condominium New Jersey Seashore Shore Cape May Birdwatching
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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/04/2017

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Stairway has kid secure safety gate....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please, if you smoke outside, dispose of cigarette butts properly. Do not throw on ground. Suggestion: take 2 liter bottle, put water in base, leave out on porch and when finished smoking, deposit butt into bottle and put cap back on bottle....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Very Sorry but this is the rule established by the association. If it were up to me it would be different....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Tempurpedic Signature Series...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    This is bonus room on ground level. Sleeps two on (2) twins...moreless

  • King size Tempurpedic Signature Series (1) in Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) One mattress is normal thickness and quite firm. The other is a deep pocket and is somewhat softer., Twin or Single Beds (4), Child Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathrooms are always immaculately clean and all floors are tiled with Limestone, Marble and Ceramic substrates. They all feature pedestal sinks and a full shower in each. One is a combo shower and bath....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 3 Bedrooms, Family Room, Great Room/Kitchen, 2 car Garage, 3 Full Baths. Bonus room in basement provides a 4th bedroom for additional sleeping area....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Has basic sports and news channels....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    3 Televisions 32' on the first level, 32' in the master bedroom and a 25' in the kitchen area. Coming soon: tv in bonus room upgrade to a 46' LCD 1080 with surround sound....moreless

  • VCR


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    You cannot physically see the beach, but you can hear it. From the bedroom windows, you can see the bird refuge, which is adjacent to the beach. From all seven windows and two bay window/sliding doors, you have minimum 500 foot sightlines of open space. It is just amazing! And please don't worry about bugs. Just because this condo is near the bay and the marsh, most of the time there is a sea breeze which pushes the bugs inland and away from the property....moreless

  • Water View:

    You can see the bay (Jarvis Sound) from the balcony and the inland waterway. And PLEASE don't worry about bugs. Normally, there is a sea breeze which pushes the bugs away from the island....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Features a clean Pergo faux wood floor with area rug that is cleaned several times per season....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2 spaces in the garage. Parking is on the left side of the garage. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    You will need to provide sheets and pillow cases for the beds. Unit has two queen size beds- one is the deep pocket type the other is normal. There are four single beds. Two are deep pocket and two are regular roll away style....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Telephone:

    Cell phone use only....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Some towels are provided but it is recommended to bring beach towels and a few extra bath towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Security enabled network. Key provided for visitors....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Features Granite Countertops and Very Fine Italian Marble flooring....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Boat:

    There is a marina located within a 5 minute driving distance....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered deck has fantastic view of 270 degrees of open space. Visually, you can see for miles over the open bay. It is a stunning view!...moreless

  • Golf:

    There are a half dozen courses within 30 minutes or less driving distance....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Electric..gas is prohibited by association....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Water sports outfits are available throughout the area....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Clean concrete pool deck with furniture. Plenty of sun and a nice clean, regularly maintained pool for a dip when you need it. Located right outside Bonus Room area doorway and through gate into pool....moreless



Write a review 5
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April 2017
Apr 1 - Apr 29, 2017
7 night min stay

May 2017
Apr 30 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

June July August 2017
Jun 3 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

September 2017
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


The deposit is returned not later than 30 days after leaving the unit. It is asked that you take care of the unit like it is your own. It is in very nice condition for you and all guests for this purpose.

If you elect to use a credit card, there is a 2% premium added to the rental fee to cover additional processing fees.

Typically personal checks are the common method of payment. To reserve the townhouse, you would be required to send a $500 non-refundable deposit to Michael Hemphill 4615 Cedar Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143. Once this payment is received, you will receive a lease for your week(s). In this lease will be a payment plan. Your rental week is paid in full prior to entry for your leased week(s).

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/04/2017
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Also available: whale watching tours, deep sea fishing, Historic Victorian Cape May, parasailing, oodles of restaurants and historic Wildwood boardwalk and attractions.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Hello Everyone, I am Mike Hemphill, the owner of Unit 101 at Harbor Vista. Thanks for taking the time to review the vacation information about my townhome. As someone who likes to travel, I understand very well what it's like to stay in a place that is clean, free of critters, spacious and comfortable. That is why I have done my best in feathering this nest so that it offers the very best in creature comforts for my guest's vacations. I look forward to the opportunity of serving you. Good luck and I hope you come stay at Harbor Vista this year!

Why the Owner Chose Diamond Beach, Lower Township, NJ, USA:
I bought this vacation rental in Diamond Beach due to its proximity to so many attractions. Historic Cape May is 5 minutes to the south but without the hustle and bustle of say, Ocean City. However, where my townhouse is located it has much more room to spread out not to mention parking. I instantly knew I wanted to purchase this condo because its incredible location - no through streets, no city noise and so close to a well managed, private beach with a Tiki bar. I also was sold on the fact that this area in comparison to others, had so much to offer in terms of dining and other manmade and mothernature made attractions.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The scenery and the quiet are the best benefits of all. For Bird Watchers, the view from the covered rear deck are extraordinary. Many species can be seen in this nearly 270 degree panoramic view! Inside, since the walls and ceiling are of concrete, you cannot hear anything unless the windows are open. And then you hear nothing but the wind, the birds and the ocean in the distance. When I can, I like invite family and friends over because Diamond Beach is a great place relax and enjoy with them.

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Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/04/2017

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  • Condo is end unit.  Very private. No direct view of neighbors.

    Condo is end unit. Very private. No direct view of neighbors.

  • Summer Sun setting in horizon. Super location for a cocktail..

    Summer Sun setting in horizon. Super location for a cocktail..

  • Dining Area and Kitchen.  Cozy location for family time.

    Dining Area and Kitchen. Cozy location for family time.

  • Master Bedroom [Bed to be changed out with a King Size Tempurpedic,

    Master Bedroom [Bed to be changed out with a King Size Tempurpedic,

  • Full Bathroom on Bonus Room Level

    Full Bathroom on Bonus Room Level

  • Washer and Dryer

    Washer and Dryer

  • Very clean Diamond Beach

    Very clean Diamond Beach

  • Beach Bar

    Beach Bar

  • View off deck at midday.  Overlooks Jarvis Sound. Several varieties of birds.

    View off deck at midday. Overlooks Jarvis Sound. Several varieties of birds.

  • Middle Bedroom w 2 Single beds

    Middle Bedroom w 2 Single beds

  • Family Room.  Cable TV and Wifi.  Side door exits directly to pool.

    Family Room. Cable TV and Wifi. Side door exits directly to pool.

  • Hall Bathroom with combo Tub/Shower and Limestone Flooring

    Hall Bathroom with combo Tub/Shower and Limestone Flooring

  • Front Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Front Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • Summer sunset!

    Summer sunset!

  • Beach Club

    Beach Club

  • Beach Bar cont.

    Beach Bar cont.

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This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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