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Super Family Home! Steps from Beach!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 2.2 Baths, Sleeps Eight. Steps From Beach!

Our home is one hundred and three years young.....if only the walls could talk! Architects today are trying to imitate the style, especially the wraparound porches. Carpeting is new throughout the house as is the beautiful entry floor. These changes of course, led to reprinting the entire main floor and the upstairs hall bath. We also replaced our 102 year old tub in the master, with a great new walk in shower. That led to repainting the master bedroom as well.

Only one block from the north end of the boardwalk, and two hundred steps from the beach, yet only fifteen minutes from the excitement of Atlantic City. All bedrooms have window air conditioners and the downstairs is cooled by the ocean breezes coming through our large corner lot. The huge wraparound porch is one of the best anywhere!

We can walk to ice cream, Brown's donuts, beach grills, the rides and restaurants. Wonderful, yet quiet location.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 5, 2018

About Maureen

We spent summers in Ocean City from 1987 when we moved east from California, until 2004, when our youngest of five, had an "internship" in Philadelphia. That was the summer we started renting for a few weeks a summer.

Maureen purchased this house in 1992

Why Maureen chose Ocean City

We had a home on St James but outgrew it as our kid's friends would live with us in the summer and work at the shore.

What makes this house unique

Of course we are prejudiced, but it is a true beach house, not a fancy house at the beach that you have to take off your shoes to enter.


Ocean City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Master bath has tub/shower, large vanity. Hall bath has new tub/shower and extra large vanity. There is a half bath off one bedroom and a half bath on main floor.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Master - 1 queen , Master
  • Master has queen bed. Other three bedrooms have two twin beds. Each bedroom has ceiling fan, window are conditioner and three windows.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Perfect family vacation home!


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Super Family Home! Steps from Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Best house in Ocean City

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year renting this property and we love this house. The view from the porch is magnificant and the upgrades done this year (new masterbath and carpet) only added to the many benefits of this home. We can't wait for next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place with all the comforts of home steps from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been coming to Ocean City for over 20 years. We love this house and enjoyed the location, spacious rooms, beach décor and indeed the best porch imaginable. Ocean views and ocean breezes all a minute walk away from the waves. What was most fun was the colorful décor with the beach themed kitchen dishes, bowls, platters and utensils not to mention the dining room including a table that allowed us all to sit (kids at one end, grownups at the other) together. It was all such fun. We couldn't be happier with our stay and hope to return time and time again. Thanks to the Gorman's for providing everything we needed and for creating such a perfect vacation place for our family.

Nonnie, Grandpa Murph and the gang

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the house and your vacation! We also like that a beach house looks like a "beach house"! We look forward to having you back!
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  • 5 of 5

Another amazing week spent at the "Best Porch In Ocean City", weather was very hot and having the amazing porch to sit on was priceless. The beach is only a block away and you can see the ocean from the porch. Thank you to Maureen for making the trip so easy and for making her home so welcoming.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beach lover

  • 5 of 5

My family has been renting in OC for years and this was the best house by far that we have rented. The house has an amazing porch with views of the ocean and wonderful breezes, the bedrooms in the front have views of the ocean.The yard is meticulous and lined with flowers and plants. The beach was only a five minute walk (I did not get into my car once after I had arrived). All the rooms were smartly decorated with bright beach colors. The owner was so gracious and made the process so simple. We will definitly be going back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Looking forward to having you back! So glad you enjoyed it. Maureen
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Atlantic City
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Garden State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
North End Beach Grill
Nearest Beach
75 Metres
Car: recommended

Only 200 steps from beach with great views. Perfect for family vacation


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $120
Property Damage Protection $79

This does not have to be nine nights....if interested in at least 5 days for Memorial Day, please contact.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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