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Totally Remodeled Bungalow With Water Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

A beautifully remodeled single family home in Highlands over looking the Shrewsbury Inlet,Twin Lights Historic Light House and Sandy Hook National Recreation Area. Just steps away to the waterfront and marinas. The area offers fantastic opportunities for anglers, boaters, beach goers, birders and cyclists. A quick walk to NYC Fast Ferry and other numerous area attractions. There are multiple waterfront dining options across the street from the property and many more around town. Sandy Hook Beach Pass is included in the rental along with 2 beach Cruiser Bikes.The seven-mile stretch of spectacular ocean and bay beaches are excellent for surf casting, swimming, and relaxing on the sand. Nature lovers will revel in the 300 – plus species of migratory birds, as well as the pristine holly forest. In addition to Sandy Hook there are a multiple other beaches to choose from as well as beautiful Hartshorne Woods for hiking. Sea Bright is minutes away and Asbury Park is a 15 minute drive south.

A beautiful front porch for sitting and enjoying sunrises/sunsets over Sandy Hook and the Inlet. Fully furnished home with Dining room full kitchen with all new appliances including dishwasher, microwave, fridge and range. 2 brand new bathrooms with instant hot water and beautiful glass shower enclosures. The Sleeper Sofa and love seat in the living with a 42' flat screen TV with Cable TV, WiFi, and Surround Sound Stereo. Ground floor bedroom has private bath with french doors.The up stairs bedroom has a Sky Light and new queen size Mattress.It is a very comfortable space. All furnishings are newer having all been purchased over the past three years.

The back yard comes complete with a large deck, and an outdoor shower and bar/she'd. The property is professionally landscaped with Butterfly Bush, Various Roses, and Hydrangeas.

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More Details

Owner
Dave Pilkington
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Map

Seastreak Ferry - Highlands Terminal
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Newark International or JFK
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Fast Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Navesink Country Club
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Red Bank
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Route 36
Nearest Beach
1 Block
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Highlands Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(8 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
4

Great location - horrible beds...

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location and layout of this clean and cute cottage. Close to restaurants, bakery (great bagels and muffins @ Bay Street bakery) the beach was close and parking right out front was great. Two full baths, great kitchen, HUGE flat screen TV all of these items are great. Unfortunately the queen size beds are the worst we have ever slept on, or tried to. I woke each morning at about 3AM and moved to the living room sofa because the low-end mattress was more than firm, hard as a rock may be the best way to describe. Maybe if I was 20 something this would not bother me but at 60 we expect a better mattress. We are both in pretty good shape, we were there for a long distance bike ride, and neither my wife or could take another night on this bed. We'd stay again but would bring a thick mattress pad in hopes of getting a full nights rest. Landlord was very responsive to a concern we had and made adjustments immediately.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I think that anyone would agree that mattress comfort is very subjective. That being said we have two medium firm mattresses that we spent upwards to $1100 each. This is not just an investment property but our own beach house and good mattresses were a must. We will be adding mattresses pads for guests who l like a softer mattress with less support. But again these mattress are fairly high-end and are no more than 2 years old. We like one so much that I ordered one for my first home in Chicago. ( :
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4

Lovely bungalow and super location.

  • 4 of 5

Very convenient, clean, and very quiet. Only complaint is the beds are not that great. Also front doors are hard to unlock and lock.

Other than that, we had a lovely visit.

Convenient to take ferry to NYC which we did.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm not sure exactly what the expectation of the mattresses were. I would think to large degree that mattress comfort is subjective. The cottage is equipped with two medium firm high end mattresses that are less than two years old. These mattresses were bought for us ( the homeowners) specifically as this is our vacation house and not merely just an investment property. In fact we liked our shore house mattress so much that we bought another one for our home in Chicago😀�😀�😀�
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5

Great location! .

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as represented. The kids & I had a blast!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable, well-equipped house with room for 6.

  • 5 of 5

In walking distance to lots of restaurants and a small bay beach w/lifeguard nearby, and a short bike/car ride to Sandy Hook State Park and nearby shore points. Great stay!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

The location is ideal, just off the water in Highlands with super easy access to everything. The house is stylish but relaxed and inviting, everything feels new and clean, and you truly want for nothing. Easy parking, a private yard with a grill and even bikes to cruise around. For anyone wanting a beach or fishing getaway at Sandy Hook (or nearby beaches) this place is absolutely perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great beach house. Excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

Decided to rent this house for 2 couples in town for a sailing event. The house perfectly fit our needs. The location was excellent as we could walk to restaurants, bagel shop, and shops. Also, proximity to the ferry terminal was perfect - it was a very easy 1 mile walk if you did not want to park.

Overall a great weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Security Deposit $250

Security deposit is required for all rentals.

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.

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