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2BR 2nd Floor unit 5th from beach in South Beach Haven

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2BR 2nd Floor unit 5th from beach in South Beach Haven

Long Beach Island is a family vacation land, rated in the top five of a Travel Magazine's Best Beaches in the US poll.

This beach house duplex has two units. The upper unit has one bathroom, an eat in kitchen with a deck; two lovely bedrooms and a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room.

The lower unit opens to a large living room with a queen sleeper sofa and restored hardwood floors, an eat in kitchen with a deck and backyard, three charming 'theme' bedrooms and one shower over tub bath. It has been described by one enchanted guest as 'a bed and breakfast at the beach'


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2017
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:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Spur of the moment decision for a weekend getaway with hubby. Couldn't have been happier! We stayed in the 2nd floor apartment . Very clean and bright. Awesome location to beach and town. Owner was extremely helpful and even checked in by text to make sure everything was ok. Will definitely be making a return trip!
Feb 2017
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Amenities

South Beach Haven Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shared outdoor shower - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Twin bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Queen MBR - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

3.3/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

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2BR 2nd Floor unit 5th from beach in South Beach Haven
average rating of 3.25 based on 7 reviews
5

Great location, nice house for small family

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay for the weekend. The house was clean, had everything you needed including washer/dryer, A/C etc. Owners were very responsive to any questions, etc. Nice deck to sit out on, as well. So close to the beach. Overall a great house and would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shari, thanks for taking a few minutes of your day to leave this review. So glad to hear you had a good time.
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Location was great!

  • 4 of 5

Overall the place was good. The airconditioning and bedding could use upgrading. The owner communicated well and was easy to contact during our stay. Loved the deck and the beach chairs and beach badges were a great amenity!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! Upgrading the bedding and AC as we speak!!
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3

So close to Nice lbi beach

  • 3 of 5

Appartement was suitable easily for our family of 4.

The suburb is quiet and we enjoyed the balcony.

Although we did make some recommandation to the owner to enhance our rating.

Kitchen could be more equipped. (Strainer/cisors/plates/cups)

Slider door was very hard

Felts for kitchen chairs.

Also the overall cleanliness could be improved. (Walls/mat)

Owner offered to repair, which should be done by now.

Hopefully for the next renters

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Poor conditions, unsafe and unsanitary for children.

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This is our fourth year renting in Long Beach Island. We have loved all the other homes over the years and enjoyed our stay until this experience with this listing.

The homeaway listing was described as enchanting. But in person, we discovered warped and unsafe floor boards on the outdoor shower. My son was injured. The sleeper sofa featured in the photos was broken and so unsanitary we had to cover it with sheets to sit on it. There was rope holding the mattress for support, the master bedroom outlet is dangerous and needs repair, the toilet doesn’t flush properly. But the biggest hardship was not having HOT water until late in the day Monday on our 3rd day. The water was cold for 3 days. Having 3 children ages 4, 7 and 9, this was a major issue especially with girls having very long hair.

It is a rare occasion to take time off of work to relax, enjoy quality time with my family and be subjected to these poor conditions. The advertisement as you see states this is non-refundable, but it also misstated the conditions of the home. It was not enchanting, not safe for children; there was no hot water until day 3 and no lights in the main bedroom until day 2. Not being able to wash my 2 daughters very long hair until the 3rd day was awful.

There was a text conversation, early in the week where the owner said he would be compensating us for the issues, however, to date, we have not received a reply, call or refund. The owner was responsive to the many issues we presented, however, ignored our messages once we departed.

We own a home in Sarasota which we rent and with all the hurricanes, and hardships we have all faced, it has been a very hard year for us. For many! And this is a just a shame that a family would rent a home in LBI in this poor condition and take advantage of a young family with no recourse.

Consider other homes before you rent this one.

I have been in discussions trying to refute this charge on my credit card, but I was told that unless our family couldn’t access the inside of the home, we can’t get a refund. Apparently having hot water is not mandatory when you rent a beach home. And we did not have hot water for 3 full days.

Don’t ruin your family vacation and consider this home with these owners.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's sad that this traveler choose to make false and dishonest statements about their experience with this accommodation. This traveler chose to point out issues that have never been an issue for previous guests throughout the entire summer and many previous summers and exaggerate conditions. When a hot water heater stops producing water there is no warning. We made accommodations with our next door neighbor for the use of their outdoor hot and cold shower which this family utilized. The hot water worked intermittently Saturday and Sunday and was fully restored early Monday afternoon. This home is a duplex with one hot water heater. The family on the first floor made the best of the situation and had a great week. Any traveler with any concern should take a look at the almost 60 POSITIVE reviews on listing 62300(first floor) which was a combined listing until recently. We only recently created a second listing so that we have two accurate calendars so travelers will have a better experience when searching for a property. There are many families that have enjoyed their time in this beach house making memories and enjoying the close proximity to the beach. No house is perfect, but we were very responsive to this traveler. It was clear that there was going to be no satisfying Natalie. This family enjoyed almost three weeks on LBI in different accommodations all while Hurricane Harvey was devastating the Islands and Texas. Instead of focusing on how blessed they are to be able to spend family time together in a great family destination, Natalie choose to focus elsewhere. This is the first negative review that we have ever received. We will not let this experience take away the joy that this beachhouse has brought to so many families since 2005.
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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