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Charming Seashore Cottage

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Located only a block and a half from the beach and three blocks from Avalon's bustling business district, this seashore cottage's location can't be beat. Built in the early 20th century this Dune Drive property is full of "Old Avalon" Charm. The current owners have had this home in the family for almost 25 years and have worked to update the home while still maintaining its historic value. In the past, 3646 has been featured on the Avalon Historical Society's house tour.

Inside is a spacious living room with a dinning area. The home's old fashioned screened in porch with wicker furniture is accessible from the living room. A fully equipped kitchen opens onto a large deck, with a dinning table that comfortably seats 6 and sitting area that receives ample afternoon sun in the summer months. Off of the deck, is an outdoor shower and bathroom, a favorite among visitors. Upstairs you will find 4 quaint bedrooms, each with two twin beds, easily sleeping 8. A hall bathroom, with stall shower, is located on the landing.

In addition to the main house, the property also features a garage/storage room. The garage is stocked with all beach-going necessities, including chairs, toys, and games. Adjacent to the garage is a storage space, where a washer and dryer are located.

The house includes 6 seasonal beach tags (a $162 value). Any lost or stolen beach tags will occur a charge of $27 (deducted from the security deposit).

More Details

Gretchen Van Buren
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2018

About Gretchen Van Buren

The Van Buren family is from outside of Philadelphia and has enjoyed spending summers in Avalon for the past 25 years. Along with their time spent on the Jersey Coast, they also enjoy outdoor activities, in the summer months, including golf and tennis. Additionally, they travel regularly and spend time with their family and friends.

Gretchen Van Buren purchased this cottage in 1991


Avalon Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Charming Seashore Cottage
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Charming beach house. Needs updates in the kitchen. Lights burned out.

  • 4 of 5

Beach tags a plus along w beach chairs.Stove and fridge need to be updated.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay!

  • 4 of 5

Just as described this cottage was absolutely CHARMING! We are a family of 6 and this was just perfect for us -- and within our budget! It had everything we needed for our week long stay. The ONLY reason we didn't give it all 5 stars was because it didn't have Central A/C. The 2 window units downstairs did a great job. It did get somewhat warm upstairs during the afternoon with just 1 window unit. All the bedrooms had ceiling fans and once the sun went down it was pretty comfortable. The owner was wonderful to work with. If available, we will be booking here again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Atlantic City International (ACY)
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Nearest Golf
5.5 Miles
Sand Barrens Golf Club
Nearest Train
32 Miles
Atlantic City Rail Terminal
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Garden State Parkway
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Avalon's 36th Street Beach
Car: recommended

- This property has easy access to some of the best beaches on 7 Mile Island. The beaches on this section of the island are wide and not crowded, unlike the beaches adjacent to the commercial districts of Avalon and Stone Harbor.

- Additionally, this home is only two blocks norths of one of Avalon's largest recreation centers. Several tennis courts, basketball courts, and a brand new playground are all within a short walk.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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