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4 BR, 3 BA, AC, W/D, Open/Clean/Comfy, Family & Friends Enjoy.

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property



(Change-over day is Saturday during summer). Linens can be rented.


OPEN KITCHEN/LR: Beautiful equipped Eat-In Kitchen w/Desk, Custom cabinets, Granite counters, Dishwasher, Wall Ovens, Gas Cooktop, Large Refrigerator, 10 Dining Seats, Views.

LIVING ROOM: QUEEN SOFA BED, Comfy chaise lounge, 2 chairs, ottoman, even the coffee tables have chairs, Gas Fireplace, 60" Cable Smart-TV.

BALCONY: Large Table seats 8, huge cooler, overlooks bay, docks, patio, sunsets.

PRIVATE DEN/TV BEDRM: Sleeps 3, FULL size bed, and TWIN. 40" Cable Smart-TV.

FULL BATHROOM: Radiant heated tile floor, step in shower with glass doors, windows.

**2ND FLOOR: All 3 upstairs bedrooms have 32" Cable Smart-TVs, and closets.

WATERFRONT MASTER BEDROOM, sleeps 4, has a QUEEN bed, and a bonus FULL size mattress hidden underneath. It has a large furnished balcony/deck w/glass railing.

MASTER BATHROOM: Walk-In shower, dressing room, radiant heat, large vanity.

FULL BATHRM: Includes a Soaking tub and radiant heated floor.

EAST BEDROOM sleeps 3, has a QUEEN bed, and a bonus TWIN mattress underneath the bed.

BUNK BEDROOM sleeps 4 (2 TWIN, & 1 FULL).

LAUNDRY: Washer/Dryer, Iron & Board in hallway closet.

***3RD FLOOR is a large roof deck with amazing views.


GARAGE is painted bright and is a cool place to hang out. Has view with glass sliding door and windows with screens. It has a wagon, beach chairs, kiddie pool, some water toys, etc.

OUTSIDE SHOWER has a dressing room with LOTS of hooks for towels & clothes.

PATIO has chairs and a picnic table which seats 8.

YARD has BBQ grill and two lounge chairs.

DOCK has a BOAT SLIP, a staircase into water, a floating dock and crab traps.

This 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home welcomes 12 but with the bonus mattresses, it could sleep up to 16 people.

Many activities within walking distance. Great friendly neighborhood. The Ocean, A Kiddie bay beach two blocks away. Bait & Tackle shops, Boat rentals, Free Outdoor Concerts, Pizza parlors, Ice cream parlors, Groceries, Mini Golf, Fishing, School with grass fields and playgrounds, Seafood and so much more.


More Details

Property Manager
Mary & Ken
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018

About Mary & Ken

My husband and I live and work on LBI year round. Our children go to school here. We enjoy the water . We live nearby, so you can call if you need anything.

Mary & Ken purchased this house in 2012

Why Mary & Ken chose Ship Bottom

Hurricane Sandy forced us to re-build! The new construction is bigger and better than before. I look forward to meeting and becoming friends with our renters. Ship Bottom is perfect for walking or biking. You can play soccer or basketball at the nearby schools. There's tennis courts nearby. You don't have to drive anywhere. Just enjoy the location. There's restaurants, pubs, groceries, shops, mini-golf, ice cream, etc. within walking distance.

What makes this house unique

You can swim to a party, Walk to the Ocean, Skate to the park, Bike to the market. Or... You don't have to go anywhere. Just sit on the balcony or dock and breathe the salt air :) There is seasonal bus transportation on the island.


Ship Bottom House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please - No sand inside. It scratches the wood floors. Take advantage of the outside shower and hose. Vacuum is in closet.
  • No Smoking inside. No fireworks, bonfires, explosives, incense or candles.
  • Dear Supermodels: Please - No pointy high heels on fiberglass decks/balconies. No perfume/hair spray upstairs. Use Salon/Dressing room downstairs.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1st Floor - toilet , shower , Radiant heated floor, glass shower doors, pedestal sink
    2nd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Dressing area, Radiant heated tile, large mirror.
    Outdoor - shower , With dressing room, Mirror, Hand-held spray, Lights, FUN!
    2nd Floor, Master en suite - toilet , shower , Radiant tile, dressing area with large mirror/vanity, fan.
  • White Porcelain Fixtures, Electric radiant heated tile floors, Large mirrors, Fans. The Outside Shower is NICE! Leave your shampoo and towels in there!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bunk Beds, 2nd floor, sleeps 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , TWIN/FULL BUNKBED, TV, Closet, Extra Twin Mattress under bed
    Master/Waterfront with en suite, 2nd floor - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , QUEEN, Balcony, BathRm, TV, Closets, Xtra Mattress under bed
    East, 2nd Floor, Sunrise Room (Up to 5) - 1 queen , 1 double , QUEEN, TV, Closet, Shades, Extra FULL Mattresses under bed.
    First floor private bedroom/den - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 2 beds (1 full daybed, 1 twin underneath on wheels) 40"TV
  • BRING CLEAN SHEETS FOR: 3 Queen 3 Full 4 Twin (Also have 2 Slim-Twin Sleep Number Airbeds that are like rafts (stored in closet)) Queen sofa-bed in Living Room. Cable Smart-TVs in all Bedrooms, Closet space for everyone.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Saturday check in 3pm, check out 9am. Cleaning crew comes 9am. Bring sheets/towels unless you selected the Linen Service appt. NO DIVING (Shallow water) No unattended children near water, roof deck or balcony. There are lifeguards at Ocean and Bay Beaches. Wear protective shoes. We don't rent for parties.


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4 BR, 3 BA, AC, W/D, Open/Clean/Comfy, Family & Friends Enjoy.
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
New Jersey, USA

Beautiful views, attractively decorated and great location.

  • 5 of 5

The host Mary was incredibly accommodating and helpful. A natural people-person, and problem-solver, she is genuinely interested in making your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

The house was modern and gorgeous - really, very well done. It truly felt like a home away from home as soon as you walked in. Good quality beds and windows (no noise!) made for good night's sleep. It was also extremely convenient having a bedroom on the first floor with a bathroom adjacent for an elderly parent.

Being right on the water allowed for all day play in the water. We spent hours kayaking and paddle boarding. It felt like being in the Carribean seeing all the boats ancored near by with its inhabitants enjoying the afternoon sun.

All in all, we really enjoyed our stay and would love to go back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nice to b on the bay this visit. My husband got to fish n ocean was only 5 blocks.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Sunsets, newly renovated, immaculate home...

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about this beautiful home I consider myself a very nice person but it when it comes to reviews I'm a bit selfish because I don't want to let the secret out there when a treasure like this house comes up to rent. Because of the fear it won't be available when we are able to take vacation over the summer LOL . But all kidding aside, the owner and the house deserve this review and everybody renting should know how wonderful this house is. Upon arriving Mary greeted us and went over all of the house with us. The house is in immaculate condition, it is so clean and so roomie. The location is stunning. We usually rent on the Oceanside and this was our first time on the bay, literally on the bay. The sunsets were so amazing and gorgeous as I could not get enough of that. We really lucked out with, each day was more perfect than the next . Our family is very fond of LBI as we have been renting for a few summers and before that coming with friends of ours. We cannot wait to come back and experience this house and location again for a full week. A super quick bike ride to the beach or even about an 11 minute walk to the beach was so easy. Maybe next time when the bay is not as rough from all the hurricanes out in the Atlantic, I will have enough courage to try paddle boarding . Thank you Mary for letting us rent your beautiful house and for being such a helpful, gracious and kind host and neighbor! Hope to see you soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm blushing! Thanks for the great review. I really look forward to seeing you again. I hope we can splash around together next summer.
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Beautiful Bay front property !

  • 5 of 5

Home is spacious and in immaculate condition. Bay front with enclosed backyard and docks, the kids had a great time. Great kitchen and large island with seating. Owners were nearby and very accommodating. Great location in the middle of LBI with only a short walk to the beach. Look forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, John. See you again, I hope!
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Beautiful, Family-Friendly Home

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about this beautiful house and property! My family rented this home for a one-week family vacation while also celebrating my father's 70th birthday. We had 6 adults and 3 children under the age of two (plus our dog!) and it accommodated each one of us and our individual needs. Mary is absolutely wonderful! She was so helpful in all regards...from showing us through the house upon our arrival to recommending nightly activities and tackle shops. She literally thought of every detail in both furnishing and stocking the home. Leaving the house with all of us was a chore most days, so it was so helpful to be able to enjoy all the perks of the shore without having to venture far, if at all. I cannot wait to go back again in years to come...highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Anonymous :) Thanks so much. I love knowing you had a pleasant stay. (Whoever you are) Hahaha!
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Unforgettably wonderful summer vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our 4th of July family vacation. There were 4 families for a total of 9 kids (ranging from ages 2 1/2 to 14 years old) and 7 adults and the house gave us everything we were looking for: an attentive and helpful owner; great amenities and space; located on the bay for fun water activities; close location to the beach; and beautiful sunrises and sunsets.

To begin, the owner, Mary, is fabulous. She was extremely helpful - giving us lots of advice about things to do at LBI (especially because it was our first time). She is responsive and communicative. She lives next door, which was perfect for us. She only came when we asked her for help; other than that, she left us alone. However, she is extremely generous. She let us use her kayaks, which we appreciated very much.

The house is beautiful, huge and had all the amenities that we needed - comfortable beds, couches, dining space, cooking, baking and grilling for all of us. We ate breakfast on the bar (took turns, of course, but everyone woke up at different times) and lunch and dinner either on the balcony or downstairs.

The location on the bay is unbeatable. From Day 1, everyone had stuff to do on the water. The house came with crab traps that the kids set out on the dock to catch crabs. One day, we caught 17 crabs that we boiled and enjoyed for dinner. We went kayaking, paddle boarding, floated on boogie boards and swam on the dock. The house is 5 minutes away from the bay beach, which the little kids enjoyed because it had a playground and they can go swimming there too. Although we only spent 1 day there because the kids preferred to go to the ocean, the proximity to the bay beach was perfect because some of us were able to bring the kids there while the others prepared dinner.

It was an easy walk to the beach. We went to the beach every day (except the one day that we spent on the bay beach). The house comes with 4 beach badges and kids are free so we only needed to buy badges for 3 people for the week.

Lastly, the views were breathtaking. Some of us are early risers and were able to enjoy the sunrise. Everyone loved the sunsets and looking for the green flash. The best night was 4th of July: we saw fireworks all around while we were on the roof deck. Some fireworks were far (because they were in other towns) and others were pretty close to the house. On other nights, we went star gazing.

Overall, it was a memorable family vacation! Thanks Mary!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh Rose, I'm blushing :) Thanks for the lovely review. I greatly enjoyed seeing you and your family sharing quality time together. I hope to see you again - either in NY or back here on this island. Mary
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Port Hole Cafe
Nearest Ferry
68 Miles
Cape May
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
The Sand Trap (23rd & Blvd.)
Nearest Motorway
Route 72
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Ship Bottom Shellfish (18th & Blvd.)
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Just up the street
Car: not necessary

Close to the bridge, so you don't have to be stuck in traffic! Park your car, and walk or ride your bike to great restaurants, stores, beach, etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $120
Damage Deposit $1,000

In 3PM, Out 9AM. Remember toiletries and linens. Please be responsible and safe.
Eviction without refund for intentional disrespect or damage yourself or the property, or allow underage drinking. Children must be supervised. No dangerous behavior on balconies or roof deck. No diving into shallow water. Water activities are at your own risk. Small children must have life jackets.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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