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The perfect vacation spot for couples and families! NO groups of young adults.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bdrms/2 baths upstairs apt; full deck faces ocean; sleeps 8; beach block, AC

This sun filled apartment is brand new following reconstruction after Superstorm Sandy. Our kitchen has new cabinets; there is ultra plush carpeting in all bedrooms, laminate flooring in hallway and kitchen, plus ceramic tile in the two baths. When you arrive, you are welcome to pull into the driveway and unload your belongings right outside your entrance. One flight up and you have a delightful respite from the hectic norm. Three bedrooms, two full baths, an eat-in kitchen and a large deck with table, chairs, and lounges that face the ocean will greet you and instantly give you a sense of tranquility. Day or night you can get out and have fun or simply sit home and chill. In fact our central air is perfect in helping you do just that. There are also ceiling fans in all 3 bedrooms as well as the living room. Can't wait to wash the salt and sand off your skin? Our outdoor shower will be most helpful to rid you of all that. We have a laundry room with washer and dryer; a dishwasher, two HD/TVs, a gas grill, plenty of storage space, and an optional cleaning service for when you depart. We feel we have left nothing to chance and can assure you of a delightful living experience when you vacation with us.


Owner
Linda C. Shanahan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Linda C. Shanahan

The Shanahans are thrilled to have totally recovered from Superstorm Sandy and that after 29 long and very tedious months, we are back in our home. My husband and I are married 42 years, retired, and have three grown children. Our year round home is in Union, NJ where the kids all went to the public schools and then onto Rutgers University. Our daughters now own homes in Clark but the youngest still lives full time with us during the summer months as she is a server at a close by restaurant. All of us love the Jersey Shore and spend as much time as possible at the beach as jobs and responsibilities will allow. We love company and have made many memories of great times with friends and extended family at this house. The kids were only in high school and college when we bought, so there have been lots of parties, sleepovers, and celebrations to be had. Now that we are back in our beloved summer home, we look forward to lots more.

We are friendly and hospitable but not intrusive. We will do anything within reason to make your vacation a total success.This is your vacation, and if all you want is privacy and relaxation, that is exactly what you will get.

Linda C. Shanahan purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Linda C. Shanahan chose Shore Region

As a family vacation, we rented for better than 20 years in Lavallette, the beach town just north of Ortley Beach. We thought that Lavallette was the best. When buying, we didn't want to look anywhere else. Thank God, our realtor insisted we look at 19 Eighth Ave. Ortley Beach. We fell in love with the property and location. That summer we fell equally in love with the beach and the freedom it gave to the beach goers as opposed to the restrictions of Lavallette. You can eat on our beach (we even have local businesses that deliver lunch, snacks, drinks right up there), play ball, dig holes, fly kites and no one bothers you or your kids. Our house is right down the block from the beach, so your bathroom is close by. But clean, air-conditioned bathrooms are also located even closer on the boardwalk. Kids forget their favorite boogey board or need a little break? No problem. As we are beach block, there is no highway to cross and they can return home for whatever, and you can feel safe that all is well. There is little if any crime in the area. Bikes remain out in backyards, blankets, chairs, books, umbrellas are left on the beach while you go home for any reason. No problem. Seaside Heights is about a half mile south of us and offers restaurants, rides, arcades, a water park, pubs, etc. if you seek such excitement. Lavallette has great little shops for your shopping pleasure. A&P superstore is right down the road on Rt. 35 south. We pretty much have it all right here or close by.

What makes this apartment unique

We loved our original home with its free flowing floor plan and our sun filled sunroom that faced up to the beach. Now with a new architectural plan, we built an even bigger home with even more windows to allow the sun to warm our souls as well as our bodies. We raised the house to local specifications, and as a result, you can clearly see the ocean from the upstairs deck. Sunrise is an awesome sight! We now have a beautiful deck on both floors and are still left with a backyard for games and garden. Trust me, you will not be disappointed if you decide to stay at the Club.

Amenities

Ortley Beach Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Our new bathroom addition is located right outside the master bedroom. You will find a triple mirror, a white vanity with lots of storage space, a corner stall shower, a commode, and ceramic tiled flooring. The second bathroom is found in the center of the apartment and has most of the same amenities as the new bathroom, save that the shower is inside a tub and the mirror is a single. Tubs are great for families with young children!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Single bed with a trundle pop up underneath
  • The front bedroom has two windows, closet, dresser, night stand and queen size bed. The middle bedroom has one window, closet, dresser, night stand, and a daybed with a pop-up trundle. This bed can work as a single or two singles, but if pushed together, can also work as a king size bed. Master bedroom can be found in the back and is a new addition to our place. It has six windows, French doors closet, dresser, night stand, rocker and TV. It is set away from the rest of the rooms and affords beauty, privacy, and tons of mood lifting sunshine. All three bedrooms have brand new plush carpet for your comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Atlantic Ocean is just up the block, so no need to cross a busy highway. This is a real plus for those with young children. There is an outside shower to use when coming off the beach. Refreshment at its best.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

The perfect vacation spot for couples and families! NO groups of young adults.
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
Royersford, PA
4

Perfect for weekend getaway!

  • 4 of 5

Apartment was clean and comfortable, perfect for a weekend getaway. Linda was very friendly and accommodating, allowing us an early check in. She also gave us some restaurant suggestions, which we were happy with both!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Aubrey. I appreciate your kind words. My husband and I strive to make our guests welcome and to provide them with the best we have to offer. It was a pleasure having you and hope you return in the future.
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4

Ortley beach - great family vacation

  • 4 of 5

Very homey! Everything you need for a comfortable vacation stay. 1/2 block walk to beach and restaurants right around the corner. Wednesday night fireworks and a 5 min trip to the boardwalk for rides and entertainment.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our 2 week vacation in Ortley Beach NJ

  • 5 of 5

This vacation was much more than we imagined. Great location, great house, great beach, and hot, sunny days! The house was in incredible condition and very clean,. The kitchen was lovely. and the outdoor grill on the beautiful second floor deck was a great lace to relax early morning or late evening. The owners of this house are lovely people. We thank them for their hospitality and can't wait to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. You and your family were wonderful guests, top notch. We sincerely hope you return sometime in the future.
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5

Great family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My 3 grown sons and I rented this beach house for a week in July. The home has central air and everything you could want. You can sit outside and see the ocean. You have a short walk to the beach and the boardwalk. There are restaurants nearby and even a farmers market a couple of blocks away. We had a great time and we've been home two weeks and we are still talking about how awesome it all was! We definitely plan on doing this again next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your flattering review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and hope to see you again.
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5

Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful property! Stayed here for the weekend with a couple of my friends all in out mid to late twenties and had a great time. The house is fully furnished for all your needs. Only a couple blocks from the boardwalk and nightlife. The owners were great with communications. Definitely would recommend! Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect Location, Perfect Vacation!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family just enjoyed three consecutive weeks at this wonderful home located on the beach block in Ortley. Besides obviously enjoying the ocean each day, we were able to walk and bike to all of the shops and restaurants up and down the island. The Seaside boardwalk is was a short ten minute stroll away, and plenty of town activities were always going on as well. The house itself is clean, spacious and comfortable. The landlords couldn't be more accommodating. To top it off, we had a large private deck with ocean views which was also perfect for stargazing at night. This truly is the perfect vacation spot---we can't wait to go back next year!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Newark International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Captain Hook's
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Bayhead
Nearest Motorway
Rt. 35 North
Nearest Restaurant
Rockafellas by the Sea
Nearest Beach
Ortley Beach
Car: recommended

The Jersey shore took a beating on Oct. 30th, 2012 when Superstorm Sandy tried to wipe us off the map. However, in the past three and a half years, homeowners, shop owners, restauranteurs, and local/state/federal government have cleaned up, built up, and improved what was already paradise to those who live here seasonally, year round, or those who visited for vacation. To begin, our totally renovated beach block home sits among all other new and improved residences and has the advantage of being within walking distance of Jerry's Fresh Farm Market, the Acme, a CVS, a liquor store, a MacDonald's, a bakery, a fish market, a beauty salon, and a bagel store. One short block away is the Sunny Hunny Pancake House where yummy breakfast food is served till 2PM. Lydia's across from Sunny Hunny serves/deliver Cuban food. Steps from our house, there is a fabulous BYOB Italian restaurant, Rockafellas. It's a MUST for at least one dinner during your stay. Next door to this fine establishment is the Golden Gate Express, Chinese food that is the favorite of all the locals. Three blocks north of us, there is Barnacle Bill's. Here you can play a round of miniature golf, enjoy arcade games, satisfy your hunger in their cafe, or just drop by for an ice cream cone. With Seaside Hts. just half a mile south, you can enjoy the Boardwalk with its multitude of eateries, games, rides, entertainment, fireworks, arcades, etc. There are fabulous restaurants in Seaside off the boardwalk as well. Many have nightclubs for crowds of all ages. Our favorite pub, Klee's Bar and Grill, is there also. At Klee's you will never be disappointed whether you choose their famous thin crust pizza, a burger, or a sizzling steak. The food, entertainment, and drinks are the best in town and are so reasonably priced. you will be tempted to go more than once. Traveling a bit more south, you will find Island Beach State Park, a narrow barrier island stretching for ten miles. You can swim, picnic, ride the bicycle trail, fish, and have a wonderful, healthy, exciting time when exploring the park's natural habitat. Lavallette, the coastal town just north of Ortley, is home to many fine eating, drinking, and shopping establishments. For one of a kind souvenirs or jewelry items, My Sister's Jewelry Box is a unique and wonderful shop coupled with My Sister's Favorite Things, where you can purchase spectacular beach attire, purses, cover-ups, dresses, etc. B&B Dept. store is one more block north. This store is exactly what you're looking for to get that perfect "something". And every other Wednesday during July and August they, along with the other shops in downtown Lavallette, have sidewalk sales where you can pick up some real steals! So whether your dream vacation is to just relax on the beach or you are ready for good times, good food, good drinks, and some adventure, Ortley Beach can be your quiet haven or your door to fun!

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Rates & Availability

Ortley Beach Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Fun
May 20 2017 - Sep 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
$8,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

New Jersey beaches are at their best during the fall months. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the off season without the hustle and bustle of the the summer crowds. Local restaurants remain open as do most of the nearby shops.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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