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Create family memories. Beautiful Rumson neighborhood, walk to beach.

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath In Lovely Neighborhood, Walk to the beach in Sea Bright.

Perfect home for family to begin creating lifelong vacation memories. Located in the beautiful town of Rumson in a great neighborhood. A short walk to the beach town of Sea Bright, close to restaurants for every taste, bars, stores, surf shop and more. House has 3 bedrooms on the second floor, 2 full baths, one up and one down, with fourth bedroom with a full bed on the first floor that can be closed off from the main living quarters with built-in french doors. Master bedroom has a queen bed. Twin bed in each of the other bedrooms with pop-up trundle in bedroom 2. First floor has large living room with flat screen TV, dining room with large table that easily seats 8. (has accommodated 12 on holidays). Eat in kitchen with stainless appliances, washer and dryer in utility room. Lovely gardens surround the backyard patio where there are raspberry plants just waiting to be picked. Gardener comes weekly. Large picnic table and charcoal grill for those outdoor dinners.

Barb O'Donnell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Barb O'Donnell

Lived in this neighborhood over twenty-five years, raised two sons and couldn't think of a better place to live. Year round community but close to the beach for surfing (the men) and walking the beach (me).

Why Barb O'Donnell chose Rumson

This house is over 100 years old, a little funky, probably not for everybody, but just what a beach house has always been to me. Lots of charm, cozy and comfortable, rocking chairs on the porch to sit with your morning coffee, or evening glass of wine.

What makes this house unique

Although you are very close to the Sea Bright beach, you are in a family neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of the beach town. Kids can ride bikes, go to the playground, or fish in Polly's pond. Walk over the bridge and you're right in the middle of the summer fun, but when you come home, you are away from it all.


Rumson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 full bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 1,2 and 3 are upstairs and share a common bath. Bedroom 4 is downstairs and includes the 2nd bath.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Create family memories. Beautiful Rumson neighborhood, walk to beach.
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Garden Ridge,TX

Very nice, quaint house in a wonderful neighborhood, close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

This is a small house but it slept our party of five very comfortably. Kitchen is well supplied. It is an older house with small bedrooms but that all plays into its charm. We would stay here again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place, close to most.

  • 5 of 5

Nice place for a small group

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

The house is very comfortable and well equipped. It is in a lovely neighborhood and prime location for Sea Bright Beach, with an easy walk over the bridge to the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adorable quirky house perfect for a family weekend

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great time at this house. The layout is great for dinner, watching tv, hanging out and playing games, etc. The back patio is adorable, too. We loved that we could easily park all 3 of our cars in the driveway and were so close to the beach. The house is older, but in a great way- Lots of cool architecture. It has a very comfortable, welcoming feel to it.

The owner was very communicative and accommodated a last minute change request I made to our reservation with no problem. She was easy to work with and I would definitely rent this house again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review. I love my funky, little beach house and enjoy sharing it. Glad it worked for you. Thanks again, Barb O'D
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Perfect location, perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

Barb is a wonderful host and easy to coordinate with. She was even kind enough to help locate and send me some missing items I left behind! The home is as described - very close to Ocean Ave - 10 minutes walk, warm and cozy and with all of the amenities needed for a fun beach getaway!

Backyard has enough seating to enjoy a evening with twinkle lighting, the charcoal grill was perfect for BBQing and enough room for 6-7 people who were mainly on the beach all week!

Home is also located within 10-12 minutes driving distance to local supermarkets, coffee shops, etc.

Wonderful stay and would recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property, great location

  • 5 of 5

Spent an enjoyable 4 days at Barb's house with my family including our toddler. Great location on a quiet, tree-lined street. The house is old, but kept in good condition. Kitchen is well-furnished. We were comfortable with A/C units in all the rooms. Great porch and good charcoal grill out the side door. We easily rode our bikes across the bridge to the beach in under 10 minutes (would have been a much longer walk). Great family beach, decent restaurants in Sea Bright (good fish market). We would come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Newark International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sea Bright
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Atlantic Highlands
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Red Bank or Little Silver
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
Garden State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Wide variety for every taste in Sea Bright
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sea Bright
Car: not necessary

Located in Rumson, NJ in a beautiful neighborhood, great for kids, evening walks, morning jogs and peaceful nights. From there you are just a short walk into Sea Bright, just minutes to the beach, shops, restaurants, and bars. Since Hurricane Sandy, Sea Bright has seen a resurgence and is a hub of activity in the summer. In Sea Bright, you can visit Lucky Dog surf shop and rent surfboards, stand-up paddle boards and sign up for surf lessons. Between Lucky Dog and Bain's Hardware Store, you can take care of all your beach needs. The home is located just two miles south of Sandy Hook National Seashore which has miles of biking and jogging trails. Going south you are just two miles north of Long Branch and Pier Village, another venue with shops and restaurants for every taste. Ten minutes to Seastreak ferry in Atlantic Highlands which provides a fun and scenic 45 minute boat ride into New York city past the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. You can even book a boat ride to a Yankees or Mets game. Also close to train stations, north to NYC or south to other shore towns including Asbury Park, Belmar and Point Pleasant, going as far south as Bay Head. Ten minute drive into Red Bank, called New Jersey's hippest town with theaters, restaurants, shops and more. Twenty minute drive down the beautiful coast to Asbury Park, home of the legendary Stone Pony.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with initial payment. Security fee is not returned in the event of a cancellation, but fee may be applied to a future stay booked within 1 year of the original booking.

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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