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Spectacular Waterfront! Shark River Inlet! Avon by the Sea, NJ Sleeps 20-26"""

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 9,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

This Elegant, Over The Top House Is A Must See! 7 Bedroom, 6 Bathroom

Come for a vacation on the water, in a spectacular home you will never forget!

Our home in Avon by the sea, is located on the shark river inlet, with 100 feet of bulkhead and boardwalk. Bring your boat or jet ski and tie up on the 45 ft floating dock, right in the front yard! Watch the fishing boats go by while having a cocktail on the huge, covered waterfront porch with outdoor bar. Located just a quick 4 blocks away, is the beautiful white sandy beach of Avon-by- the sea. With four floors of finished living space, your family will be able to spread out and relax in this spacious, newly constructed, well-appointed 9000 sq ft home.

Outdoor space: our lovely new England, cedar shake home is the ideal home to rent for summer vacation! While its unique, spacious interior can comfortably sleep 20-25 people, the outdoor spaces are what make this spectacular property come alive! Bring along your fishing poles, wind surfers, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and enjoy them right in your front yard! After along day at the beach, your kids will love to jump, from the floating dock, into crystal clear ocean water, while the parents enjoy preparing dinner on the spacious outdoor, bluestone patio with two gas grills. The house features a huge covered front porch with large capacity seating area, outdoor bar and refrigerator. After dinner, kids will enjoy making s'mores in the out door gas fire pit with surrounding wooden benches. Outdoor shower is ideal for post-s'more clean up:)

Basement: Awesome theatre with huge front-projection screen in a pub-like setting, featuring a large bar with professional fridge which holds up to 30 cases beer and 300 lb ice maker. The stone fireplace with gas stove adds warmth and ambiance to this unique space. Basement also has a workshop and a gym with universal, stationary recumbent bike, and elliptical machine. Shower up after your work out in the full bath with large shower, also in basement.

First floor: gorgeous high-end kitchen with 12 foot beamed ceiling, 9 foot marble island and eat in banquette with fireplace. Cook on the 48 inch wolf stove, and enjoy 2 full and one half ovens, as well as a microwave and warming drawer. Large, walk-in butler pantry makes entertaining easy. Large dining room, right off kitchen, has water views from its grand table that seats 12. Huge waterfront living room with fireplace is adjacent to cozy family room with large wet bar, ice maker and wine refrigerator and large flat screen TV. First floor also features elegant half bath and large mud room with lockers.

Second floor: boasts a large waterfront master bedrooms with king bed, ensuite bathroom with separate shower/tub. MBR features fireplace sitting area, outdoor porch overlooking the water. There are 4 additional, elegant bedrooms; 3 with cozy queen beds, 1 with quaint twin beds. There are 2 additional, large bathrooms in the 2nd floor, (one with shower/ tub, the other with large ADA shower access). Second floor also offers an office with waterfront porch, wireless internet access, wireless printer, and sleeping couch.

Third floor: kids just L.O.V.E. The third floor, which can comfortably sleep 13-14 people, and is made for friends and/or cousins to have the sleepover of a lifetime! Our 3rd floor has a large L- shaped sectional with a large flat screen TV, next to the TV is the 'red bed'- a huge space for lounging, TV watching, or sleeping. Our 3rd floor 'bunk room' has the capacity to sleep 7 and is adjacent to the TV and red bed. The 3rd floor has spectacular views of both the ocean and Shark river, as well as a poker table and a full bath with shower.

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Paula Greeley
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Paula Greeley

We love our house and never want to leave, especially in the summer, during which time, we entertain like crazy! Perhaps that is precisely why we choose to take a break each year, and take our boat to Block Island for two weeks. We have 3 school aged children, and want to spend as much time as possible, all squished together on our boat.... before everyone goes off to college.

Paula Greeley purchased this house in 2011

Why Paula Greeley chose Avon-by-the-Sea

Why Avon? Because it is so unique. Its only 60 miles from NYC and Phila, with train access from Penn Station. It is a quaint, Victorian seaside, resort town with a mix of locals, and visitors alike. Our house will not disappoint you, you really have to come see it to appreciate all the amenities and fun features. We will leave our bikes here so that you can cruise through town and enjoy the sights. There are wonderful things to do nearby....parasailing is just over the bridge in Belmar, and if you want to fish, the Belmar Marina offers a multitude of party fishing boats, if you do not have a boat of your own. There are tons or gourmet restaurants, if you do not want to cook on vacation (me!), great shopping in the area, both high end and outlet shopping. If it is amusement parks you want, Point Pleasant, just 20 mins away, offers the good old fashioned boardwalk rides, games, as well as an aquarium. Six Flags, Great Adventure boasts the most roller coasters in the country, and is only 20-30 car ride.

What makes this house unique

There really is nothing better being able to walk to the beach, and live on the water at the same . If it sounds confusing, just look at the map:) We are 4 blocks from the ocean, and our home sits on the ocean inlet, known as the 'Shark River Inlet'. There is no better relaxation than sitting on our porch, during a summer weekend. Imagine sipping your cocktail, watching the parade of boats on the Shark River go by. Big, exciting, fishing boats, small crafts, kayakers, all cruise by while you sit far above the river, on a covered porch, with the ceiling fans stirring a comfortable breeze. Kids are playing badminton in the front yard, or basketball in the court near the garage. No one is on top of each other in this large house, heck, you will need your cell phone to call to the third floor when dinner is served. You will, undoubtedly relax in this spacious grand home. Come see for yourself;)


Avon-by-the-Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 3rd floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Large bathroom shared by BR 2 and 3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Handicap accessible shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Half bath powder room, first floor
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower , Outdoor shower off back hall behind kitchen
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , Full bath in basement, with TV over TOILET!!!!
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master BR w water view, porch, fireplace, sitting area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , PB Teen room with queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , PB Teen room with queen bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds in large room with cozy chair
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen bed with twin trundle
    Bedroom 6 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Office with sleep sofa
    Bedroom 7 - 5 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bunk Room on third floor, ideal for cousin sleepover!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Spectacular Waterfront! Shark River Inlet! Avon by the Sea, NJ Sleeps 20-26
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Doylestown, PA

Waterfront Serenity

  • 5 of 5

We love, love, loved everything about our vacation here! This a gorgeous, large, well-appointed home. The kitchen is bright and spacious and is well equipped with a large Wolf range, wall ovens, food warmer...everything you need for entertaining family. Of course, if you don't Feel like cooking, you can relax instead on the gorgeous back porch while watching boats go by on the glittery inlet. There is plenty of room for everyone to do what they like. The lower level theater room is a real bonus, as is the 3rd floor "rumpus" room. Our kids hung out up there a lot. There are bunk beds, a full bathroom, TV with sectional sofa and a ping pong table. This is such a warm, inviting home and only blocks from the beach. We just love spending time in Avon in the summer. It's a little slice of Americana. We will definitely rent this home again. We had a magical stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Katie, We were thrilled that you could comfortably fit all 20 family members in our home for your family reunion! Thanks for the kind words and we will see you next summer! XOXO Paula and Drew
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Car: recommended

Bring your BOAT! Our waterfront home is equipped with floating dock to accommodate most boats/ jet skis, etc.We are located directly on the Shark River Inlet, a gorgeous waterway, just blocks from the Atlantic Ocean. Avon by the Sea is a quaint ,seashore town, which is only 9/10 of a square mile and is surrounded by water on 3 sides.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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