THANK YOU FOR A TERRIFIC 2018 SUMMER SEASON! WE WILL ANSWER ALL INQUIRIES IN MID-OCTOBER AFTER WE FINISH THE ANNUAL REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE WORK. --Marybeth
WELCOME TO THE HYDRANGEA HOUSE OF OCEAN GROVE! The minute you walk into this bright, well appointed home, you'll know you're at the beach. From the comfortable furnishings, to the huge wrap around porch, to the outdoor shower, everything you need for a completely relaxing beach vacation is at your disposal.
What makes our Hydrangea House special?
o BEACH LOCKER--contains 6 chairs and umbrella. Even though we are only four blocks to the beach, the locker is the difference between a carefree stroll to the beach and one loaded down with paraphernalia. We know. We didn't always have a locker. Now that we do, we will never give it up!
o FOUR BEACH PASSES included-- because we like to get to the beach as soon as we arrive as we assume you do too. ($160 value)
o BEACH TOWELS provided--who wants to bring those on vacation? All linens and bath towels included, too. (And we pride ourselves on high quality towels and bed linens. All 100% cotton...soft and comfortable.)
o OUTDOOR SHOWER--private, and open to the blue sky. Hot and cold water--get rid of beach sand and emerge refreshed for your evening on the front porch or on the town. And, our shower connects to the first floor bathroom--how convenient is that?
o SURFING LESSONS--You'll find Summertime Surf located at the end of our street. Kids surfing, women's weekends, surfing for all. If we can help you connect with Summertime Surf, let us know.
o WALK EVERYWHERE--okay, you have to make that obligatory drive to Wegman's, but after that, you can park your car and not move it for the rest of the week if you like. Walk to the beach, walk to town, walk to Asbury Park (via boardwalk or PA Ave and over the footbridge), walk to Bradley Beach. Freedom!
o BEACH HOUSE GAMES--we have a closet full of them. Puzzles, Connect Four, Candy Land, Life. You name it.
o OUTDOOR DINING--because there's nothing like sitting on your spacious Ocean Grove front porch, having dinner and watching the world go by. Morning coffee is good there, too.
o COMFORTABLE BEDS, sofas and chairs--because we like comfortable upholstered goods ourselves, our furniture comes from Mitchell Gold, Crate and Barrel, and Shiffman bedding. And we use insanely comfortable, 100% Pima cotton sheets from LLBean, named the best sheets by a leading consumer magazine.
o NO TAXES. NO NORMAL CLEANING FEE. Our rates are all in. Book with confidence.
Just bring a toothbrush and a bathing suit!
=2018 RENTAL RATES--NEW LOWER RATES=
We've lowered our rates on 40% of the prime summer weeks and on all of May, June and September. If you have flexibility, enjoy our budget friendly rates.
Please note: Our rates are "all in." No taxes, no charge for normal cleaning. (VRBO charges a service fee on all transactions, but that is separate from our rental rate.)
While we can't guarantee a refund for cancellations, we make every effort to re-rent a cancelled week and will make a refund to the extent of the re-rental rate.
From June 30 through Sept 1, we rent in 7-day blocks, Saturday changeover day.
In case you didn't know, Ocean Grove was named one of Fodor's 15 Best Beaches for 2014:
Ocean Grove, NJ, one of the Jersey Shore's finest year-round seaside resorts is known as 'the Jewel of the Jersey Shore.' Ocean Grove has the highest concentration of authentic Victorian architecture in the country. This national historic treasure offers one square mile of natural beauty, including pristine beaches, tree-lined streets, serene boardwalk and parks, music & lecture programs, unique eateries, and a quaint shopping district.
Only an hour’s drive from Manhattan (to the north) and 90 minutes from Philadelphia (to the south), Ocean Grove is a weekend, summer, and year-round destination for domestic and international travelers. Ocean Grove is also easily accessible by train and bus via New Jersey Transit.
Summertime in Ocean Grove is filled with arts and craft shows, giant flea markets, guided historical walking tours, house tours, performances by famous named artists at the legendary Great Auditorium and much more. The Ocean Grove Boardwalk connects to the Bradley Beach Boardwalk to the south and the beautiful and hopping Asbury Park Boardwalk to the north with its shops, restaurants, chic lounges, casual bars and other entertainment venues.
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Many guests at our house like to rent bicycles at the Ocean Grove Hardware Store on Main Avenue in Ocean Grove. The area's flat terrain makes for easy riding for people of all ages.
Should you have any questions, please contact us. We want to be sure our Hydrangea House is a great fit for your group.
1. The Responsible Guest will need to review, complete and sign a lease agreement, and Neptune Township Certificate of Inspection when they reserve our home. These documents need to be scanned and emailed to us.
2. Use of the house & property is limited to eight people. Sorry, we do not allow extra guests - eight people is the most on the premises (house, porch and property) at any time.
3. We ask our guests not to play music on the porch at any time. Quiet hours on the porch between the hours of 10PM and 9AM. We also ask our guest to refrain from "blasting" music in the house at any time.
4. We do not allow parties, receptions, weddings, rehearsal dinners, proms etc on the premises.
5. Sorry, no pets.
6. No smoking in the house or on the porch.
7. All adult guests must be age 28 or over.