Reviews

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
Memorial Day Weekend

Staying at this property has become an annual tradition for ourselves and 3 other families. Among us, we now have 7 children ranging in age from one to nine. We were so happy to learn that not only had the house survived unscathed from Hurricane Sandy, but it was even updated. The lower floor (which my family stayed in) was beautifully renovated and decorated with new furniture and a beachy/surf look and feel. It easily accommodated our family of five. Our friends stayed in the 3 rooms on the next floor up which have unbeatable views of the protected dunes and surf beyond. A very breezy, beachside feel flows throughout these rooms as well as the rest of the house. All the bedrooms have nice black out, honeycomb shades for a great sleep, The 2.5 bathrooms were very clean and modern and easily accommodated our big group. The outdoor shower got a lot of use too. When we were not on the beach, playing mini golf, visiting the Showplace Ice Cream Parlour or biking, we spent most of our time on the top floor of the house, with its open floor plan,deck and balmy, off-shore breezes. We also used all the beach toys and chairs that were available for kids and adults. The walkway over the dunes to the beach was also in great condition and seemed unaffected by Sandy. The changing dunes brought about great sand bars for exploring. Can't wait to return again next year! - Chris W. from Marblehead MA stayed May 2013

Stayed May, 2013

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
New Years Eve at the Beach

While this was the 3rd time I have rented this house, this stay was the first offseason. We really enjoy the feel and layout of the house. This was an adults long weekend and dinner party on New Years Eve. That the house had no damage from the storm and the owner allowed us to renturn on short notice allowed for a great holiday weekend. Getting local seafood in surf city and enjoying the sounds of the ocean. Can't wait for the summer at the beach - Rob K, from Jersey City NJ stayed December 2012

Stayed December, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
Bachlorette Weekend

The beach has always been a special place for me and my friends. We have been able to spend a few weeks at the house with family over the years and when it was time for my bachelorette party the house seemed like the perfect place. We added a few more people but the house was very comfortable for our large party of 13. We had space to cook in the kitchen (that has been recently updated) and has a great view of the beach. The open layout upstairs allowed for all of us to be together. The large deck was the perfect place for drinks before dinner and to watch the sunset. The restaurants in the area are wonderful and were able to accommodate our large group. The location of the house and driveway made the house perfect for everyone. Gracy from New Jersey stayed in October 2012

Stayed October, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
Robin

I have rented this property for 12 years. There has never been a time when some sort of renovation wasn't done. New windows, new paint, upgrade of kitchen, new furniture, etc. The list goes on. It is in pristine condition but very comfortable. One of the nicest things about the property is that you have direct access to the beach from the house. I love this property. - Robin from Long Island stayed August 2012

Stayed August, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
Fun on the Jersey Shore

You will not find a better place to vacation on the Jersey Shore. The house is very well kept, and is always well maintained and updated. A beautiful modern kitchen, t v's in the living room and in every bedroom, and a spectacular view of the beach and the ocean from the deck. And having your own private walkway down to the beach is the best. We look forward to many more family vacations on Long Beach Island. - Matt from Illinois stayed two weeks in July 2012

Stayed July, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
LBI House Rental

The house is beautiful and spacious with amazing views! The beachy decor fits in well with the surroundings. It is in a great location, convenient to walk to town, and we loved having the private walkway to the beach. We definitely recommend this property! - Shamps from Las Vegas stayed July 2012

Stayed July, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
Summer Traditions on Long Beach Island

My family and I have stayed at our “second home” in Surf City on Long Beach Island every summer for the past 13 years. The first year we stayed at the house, we celebrated our triplets first birthday party there. After spending that week at LBI, we knew we were hooked. The house is a fantastic place for adults and children to spend time on the beach or just relaxing in the house. Our perfect days at the beach house would start with breakfast in the fully updated and renovated kitchen. The morning would be spent only yards away sitting on the beach or boogie boarding in the ocean (all equipment included). Lunch would be grilled on the deck overlooking the beach and then the afternoon spent either back in the water or taking walk down in to Surf City to play mini golf or have ice cream. Late afternoons and early evenings were our favorite part of the day as we would sit on the deck and listen to the crashing waves and watch the sun dip behind the horizon. Fresh seafood and meats from one of the local markets for dinner or a quick ride to one of the many quality restaurants in the area capped the day. The many spacious and comfortable bedrooms ensured everyone was well rested and ready to start the perfect day again the next morning. We highly recommend this house. Steph H from Texas stayed June 2012

Stayed June, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
Great Vacation Home

My family and I have vacationed here for 5 years and love and appreciate it more each year. The house is extremely well-kept, clean and full of amenities. Our family consists of 50-somethings, 20-somethings, and a 5 and 3 year-old and the house is great for all of us. The house is deceiving spacious inside; there is plenty of room, even when we are all there and have friends visiting. The main living level has beautiful, sweeping views of the beach out every oceanside window. There is plenty of room for everyone, whether it's at the dining room table eating or playing puzzles or games, watching a movie in the living room, or relaxing or taking a nap in one of the bedrooms. All of the furniture is very tasteful and comfortable. The kitchen is beautiful and completely stocked and who wouldn't volunteer to do the dishes when you get to watch a beautiful sunset every night out the window over the sink? Each bedroom has plenty of space for your clothes, comfortable matresses, and you can hear the ocean in each room while sleeping. There are three different outside deck/patio areas with tables, chairs, and lounges. Being able to walk to the beach on a private walkway is great and it's very convenient when you need to run back to house to get snacks and drinks. There are plenty of beach chairs for the adults and buckets and shovels for the little ones. Being able to clean the sand off in the outside shower is very helpful, as is being able to just throw the towels and swimsuits in the machines in the laundry room. The grocery store is just down the block and there are plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment choices within walking distance. The owners have thought of everything to make your vacation an easy, laid-back time at the beach. This isn't one of those houses where the owner feels the house is 'good enough'. Every year we are pleased by at least one refresh/ renovation that has been completed. When we needed to contact the owners one year about one of the windows, they were immediately responsive. It's absolutely clear that they love this house and want to keep it in tip-top shape. - OMA from Long Island NY Stayed June 2012

Stayed June, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
A Thoroughly Enjoyable Vacation at the Jersey Shore

Being a person who is not usually interested in spending much time at the beach, I nevertheless went along with my family's suggestion that this house might be the perfect place for all age groups in our family. Well, that certainly turned out to be the case. Not only did this house meet my highest expectations, the location was beyond anything I could have expected. When we first entered the house, I was somewhat puzzled by the "reverse" structure - bedrooms on the lower levels, living area and kitchen on the top floor. However, once I reached the top floor, I knew why the house had been built so uniquely. The view from the uppermost floor was spectacular, whether you were relaxing in the living room, enjoying lunch on the spacious dining room table, having appetizers on the deck, or as was most often the case for me, cooking in the up to date and well equipped kitchen. Believe me - you are right on the beach! ... and that stretch of beach is beautiful, clean, well-groomed and not overly crowded. The sleeping areas proved to be very comfortable and convenient with more than enought room for our entire family - and the mattresses are excellent. What I found very helpful was the washer/dryer combo in the laundry room - very handy for laundry and wet towels, which you always have with young children and adults alike. A very unique feature (to me anyway) was the shower room outside the downstairs door. It is enclosed, has hot water and plenty of room to store towels and toiletries, and is the best way to leave the sand from a day on the beach outside. Wet bathing suits can also easily be hung on the outside clothes line. One of the special features in this house is the proximity to the beach. Unlike some of the other houses that I saw in the area, it has a private walkway directly to the beach. There are also sufficient beach tags for the whole family, ample beach chairs and plenty of sand toys for the kiddies. If you feel like leaving the sun and sand for a while however, there are many fine restaurants in every price range and culinary type both on the island and on the mainland close by . Mini-golf courses are within walking distance and a short drive will take you to an awesome water park. The house was very clean; all appliances and amenities were in good working order; and I would certainly recommend this property to anyone in my family who is looking for a truly delightful vacation - SB from NJ stayed June 2012

Stayed June, 2012

By ListingArchive on 01/27/2017
Memorial Day Weekend 2012

I stayed at this property for Memorial day weekend in2011 also, I enjoyed my stay do much I came back. The house can easy fit 3 or 4 famies and has ample room for a comfortable stay. The house is clean and well maintained. I was happy to find the modern kitchen stocked with all the cooking supplies I needed and there are multiple refrigerators for storing frosty beverages. I have been coming to LBI since I was a child and am happy to be able to bring my family and friends to its pristine beaches. The location of this house is ideal. It is located in Surf City which is centrally located and close to the bridge. It's on a quiet street and the beach is clean and family friendly. One of the features of this house I appreciated most is its private access to the beach. It makes bathroom trips to the house a breeze and makes it easy to just leave your stuff on the beach all day. Its evident the owner cares about making his guests comfortable and want to come back which is exactly what I intend on doing. - LBI forever from Atlantic Highlands stayed May 2012

Stayed May, 2012