3BR Oceanfront - Upper Unit  (34455)

3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps Up To 8

Square Feet: 1000 each unit
Location: 2803 South Long Beach Blvd South Beach Haven , New Jersey 08008 United States
Highlights: Upper Level Unit - Oceanfront Vacation Home Rental
Units Available:  2
Air ConditioningWireless InternetNo SmokingCeiling FansHeatingCentral Air ConditioningHair DryerBeach ChairsWashing MachineToasterCoffee MakerDishwasherGrill or BBQMicrowaveStoveRefrigerator
Long Beach Island [LBI] is a family friendly vacation destination & weekend off season getaway, rated in the top 5 of a National Travel Magazine's Best Beaches in the United States. LBI has been referred to as the Hamptons of New Jersey. LBI is six miles at sea.

If you are looking for a great vacation home rental or off season [mid]week(end)to get away with your family and/or friends...this is it! Our high season weeks begin on Saturdays. Low season & off season week(end)s begin on Friday. We may have off season midweeks available in April, May, October and November. This smoke free, centrally air-conditioned, beachfront vacation home has a private beach path and is ten steps from the brilliant white beach that Long Beach Island is known for.

Pamper yourself in this enchanting, luxurious, Long Beach Island, 3 bedroom oceanfront duplex on one of the wider & less crowded beaches on the island and enjoy all the amenities you would expect in a well equipped beach house.

This bright and comfortable, three bedroom, 1.5 bath with private outside hot & cold shower, duplex is elegantly decorated and furnished for beachfront enjoyment with plenty of seashore accessories. There is a large, sun-drenched living room with a blue microfiber sofa (queen sleeper), loveseat and oversized chair, many new anderson glider windows with stunning ocean views, 55" preferred cable TV, DVD, wireless cable internet, premium stereo, ceiling fan & recessed lighting.

There is a large upper(26'x10'), private deck built with composite white decking and white vinyl railings facing the ocean for dining, sunbathing, and magnificent sunrises. The spacious deck has two chaises, outdoor pub height polywood table, eight chairs, and Weber propane grill with extra tank. We also include 4 aluminum beach chairs, a chest full of beach toys & 6 loaner beach badges.

The upper deck has breathtaking 200 degree unobstructed ocean, beach and coastline views. There is a private beach path and the Atlantic City lights can be seen at night. The setting is private with the closest public access & life guard station 75 feet away.

There are two master bedrooms, [QMBR with private 1/2 bath & KMBR]. The MBR's have cable Flat screen TV. The third bedroom has a pair of twin beds & TV. The unit sleeps up to eight. The bedrooms all have full ocean views, ceiling fans, recessed lighting and have seashore themes & colors[blue, yellow & peach]. The full bathroom has a shower over tub combination decorated with seashore decor and bright colors and recently tiled floor with white vanity, clam shaped cultured marble sink with dolphin faucet and crescent shower rod. The entire interior was recently painted with sea shore theme colors.

The kitchen, with blue Corian coutertops, is fully equipped with a separate icemaker, microwave, coffee & smoothie maker, toaster, ceiling fan, recessed lighting and a dining table that seats eight. Open the newer sliding door off the new upper deck with composite decking and white vinyl railings or large glider windows(many new)throughout the home and enjoy the soothing sounds of the ocean surf. The decks are gated to safeguard your younger loved ones.

There is an outside private hot & cold shower with changing area and parking for three to four cars. We even have room for a boat. We are directly on the beach. Just walk a few feet on your private beach path. When returning from the beach, there is a foot spray before stepping onto the deck.

One hour from Atlantic City. Under 2 hours to Newark Airport and 90 minutes to Philadelphia Int'l Airport. This location offers great access to museums, performing art center, shopping, great restaurants, extraordinary kayaking(bay & ocean)[rental available], fishing, parks for children and surfing beaches.

This house is approx. 1.5 miles from the southern tip of the island and is approx 1 mile(a short walk or bike ride) to Beach Haven town center.

We would love to have you as our guests during your vacation or getaway to LBI. Please call or email us to plan your fun.

High season weekly check-in: Saturday 2pm--checkout: Saturday 11am - Friday check-in begins Sept 25 and mid to late June

The calendar is ALWAYS current. Email us for for the latest availability. Don't hesitate if the week or weekend you are considering is available. Reserve as early as you can to allow for the best choices of weeks.

If you find that we do not have availability for the week you are considering or find that our rates exceed your expectation.....drop us an email or phone call and we can refer you to units that are as well kept as ours.

In summary, we are directly on the beach, only 10 steps. There is no public beach path next to the property or motel next to or across the street from us. There are no homes between this house & the ocean blocking the views. The rooms are bright & airy with beach accessories & colors throughout. We include beach badges & chairs. We have comfortable mattresses. We are connected to you 24/7. We are available to regularly communicate with you from inquiry to checkout. We are committed to having our guests feel they are getting high value. Don't hesitate. If you do, there is a strong chance that the week or weekend you may be considering may be gone. This home is very popular as a 6 bedroom option for larger families or friends that enjoy vacationing together.
Location: Ocean Front
Bedrooms: 3 bedrooms
Bathrooms: 1.5 bathrooms
Amenities: Beach Access , Air Conditioning , Outdoor Furniture , Deck Furniture , Water Front , Porch Furniture , Telephone , Linens with Fee , Activities Guide , Local Activities Guide , Restaurant Dining Guide , Beach Front , Tile Floors , Ceiling Fans , Heating , Outdoor Shower , Central Air Conditioning , Combination Tub Shower , Queen Bed , Shower , King Bed , Hair Dryer , Toilet , Linens Provided , Sleep Sofa or Futon , Twin or Single Bed , Beach Chairs , Tub
Arrival Day: Flexible , Saturday
Attractions: Playground , Groceries , Churches , Library , Cinemas , Water Parks , ATM or Bank , Amusement Park , Recreation Center , Bay or Sound , Marina , Museums
Car: Car Recommended
Dining: Dining Area
Entertainment: Toys for Kids , Cable TV , Stereo , VCR , DVD Player , Big Screen TV , Games Kids , CD Player , TV
Internet Access: Wireless Internet , Internet Access , High Speed Internet Access
Kitchen: Washing Machine , Clothes Dryer , Toaster , Coffee Maker , Dishwasher , Grill or BBQ , Microwave , Stove , Refrigerator , Ice Maker , Blender , 4 Ring Stove , Stove Top Burners , Iron , Oven , Ironing Board , Cooking Utensils , Fully Equipped Kitchen
Leisure Activities: Shopping , Snorkeling , Jet Skiing , Water Tubing , Bird Watching , Pier Fishing , Surf Fishing , Deep Sea Fishing , Sound or Bay Fishing , Beachcombing
Living Room: Sofabed
Local Activities: Water Skiing , Snorkeling , Wind Surfing , Paragliding , Roller Blading , Kayaking , Walking , Sailing , Biking , Playground , Festivals , Tennis , SCUBA Diving , Fishing , Night Club or Disco , Beauty Spas , Miniature Golf , Canoeing , Skateboard Park , Surfing , Spa , Boating , Cycling , Swimming
Nearby Attraction or Facility: Restaurants
Outside: Sand Box , Deck , Outdoor Grill , Outdoor Grill Gas , Walkway to Water , Parking Off Street , Parking , Balcony , Patio
Suitability: No Smoking , Weddings , Groups , Children Welcome , Singles , No Pets , Baby Gate , Minimum Age for Renters , Children
Transportation: Reserved Parking
Types of Vacations: Honeymoon , Family Friendly , Romantic , Luxury , Festivals , Away from it All , Spring Break , Weekend Getaway , Couples Friendly , Senior Citizens
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The calendars are ALWAYS current. We do not update the calendar with a booking until payment is received.  If the dates you are interested are available, this may mean that the unit is available or we have a booking with payment pending. For the latest availability click on the Booking link. Don't hesitate if the week or weekend you are considering is available. Reserve as early as you can to allow for the best choices of weeks.
 
 
NOTE:   We have rates on the paid websites, our reservation website, and the personal website...sometimes rates are not aligned. We do our best to keep them consistent. However, when we quote you a rate and present a rental agreement to you that is the current and agreed rate. 

Current rates:
www.lodgix.com/614

Payment Information

Reservations for arrival dates 180 or more days out:

  • 25% due by check within 5 days of lease date.
  • 25% due by check per terms of the lease.
  • Receipt of the initial payment will confirm/guarantee your reservation & a notice will be forwarded via email.
  • 50% balance due 45 days in advance of arrival by check.

Reservations for arrival dates less than 180 or more than 45 days out:

  • 50% due by check within 5 days of invoice.
  • Receipt of the initial payment will confirm/guarantee your reservation & a notice will be forwarded via email.
  • 50% balance due 45 days in advance of arrival by check.

Reservations for arrival dates less than 30 days out:

  • Full payment due by check within 5 days of invoice.
  • Receipt of full payment will confirm/guarantee your reservation & a notice will be forwarded via email.
  • If payment is not received as indicated and required, the 5 day courtesy hold may be canceled without further notice.
Terms and Conditions
  • $500.00 security deposit required
  • Cancellations of all confirmed bookings: Cancellations will be honored if made 45 days prior to the arrival date, less a 12% service charge as long as we're able to re-book your rental dates . Cancellations, for whatever reason, made within 45 days of your arrival are subject to forfeiture of 100% of your total rent, unless we're able to re-book your rental dates. Naturally, we'll make every effort to fill the dates so a full or partial refund can be made to you. Refund arrangements depend largely on the amount of notice given to us of the cancellation, and on the time of the year. For peace of mind, we recommend travel insurance available through airlines, travel agents, and on the net. No refunds will be given for early departure.
  • Rental rates are based occupancy of 8 (including all children) being the maximum number of guests without specific prior agreement. 
  • Maximum of 4 children under age 18 without specific prior agreement
  • All normal utilities are included in the rental rate.
  • Please be aware that if/when more guests arrive than are confirmed in the reservation, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation without refund, require additional rental fees, and/ or retain the security deposit.
03/25 Friday Check in         800  
04/01 Friday Check in         900  
04/08 Friday Check in       1,000  
04/15 Friday Check in       1,100  
04/22 Friday Check in       1,200  
04/29 Friday Check in       1,300  
05/06 Friday Check in       1,400 Mother's Day Weekend
05/13 Friday Check in       1,500  
05/20 Friday Check in       1,600  
05/27 Friday Check in       1,900 Memorial Day Weekend
06/04 Saturday Check in       2,250  
06/11 Saturday Check in       2,750  
06/18 Saturday Check in       3,250 Father's Day Weekend
06/25 Saturday Check in       3,900  
07/02 Saturday Check in       4,250 July 4th
07/09 Saturday Check in       4,375  
07/16 Saturday Check in       4,375  
07/23 Saturday Check in       4,375  
07/30 Saturday Check in       4,500  
08/06 Saturday Check in       4,500  
08/13 Saturday Check in       4,500  
08/20 Saturday Check in       4,500  
08/27 Saturday Check in       4,100  
09/03 Saturday Check in       2,750 Labor Day Weekend
09/10 Saturday Check in       2,250  
09/17 Saturday Check in       2,000  
09/24 Saturday Check in [6nt]       1,600  
09/30 Friday Check in       1,600 Chowderfest
10/07 Friday Check in       1,400 Columbus Day Weekend
10/14 Friday Check in       1,400  
10/21 Friday Check in       1,300  
10/28 Friday Check in       1,300  
11/04 Friday Check in       1,200  
11/11 Friday Check in       1,200  
11/18 Friday Check in [2nt]         700  
11/20 Sunday Check in       1,400 Thanksgiving Day Week
 
 
Other Details
Units Available: 2
Check In Time: 2:00 PM
Check Out Time: 10:30 AM
Accepted payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Personal Check
Notes: Friday check in is available in April, May, October, November
Here are some favorite beach photos

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Long Beach Island
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Position of Long Beach Island (pink) relative to Ocean County

Long Beach Island (colloquially known as LBI or simply The Island) is a barrier island and summer colony along the Atlantic Ocean coast of Ocean County, New Jersey in the United States. Aligned north-south, the northern portion is generally slightly higher end, low-density residential; whereas the southern portion possesses more economical, higher-density housing and considerable commercial development. The primary industries include tourism, fishing, and real estate. The only access point to the island by land is the single bridge, the Causeway, from Manahawkin on the mainland to Ship Bottom on the island. Access is also by water transport. Among the most significant of landmarks on the island are Barnegat Lighthouse, located on the northern tip and the Holgate Unit of the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge on the south end.

As of the United States Census, 2000, a total of 8,556 people in six separate municipalities declared Long Beach Island home on a year-round basis. However, the population in these communities swells significantly in the summer months to approximately 100,000[citation needed] with part-time residents and tourists. The island's close knit communities are largely affluent and contain many vacation homes for wealthy residents in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and suburban North and South Jersey.[1]

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[edit] Geography
Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island is located just 25 miles (40 km) north of Atlantic City, 55 miles (89 km) east-southeast of Philadelphia and 75 miles (121 km) south of New York City.

Long Beach Island is approximately 18 miles (29 km) in length, which includes three miles (5 km) of nature reserve located on the southern tip.[2][3] The island is about a half-mile wide (800 m) at its widest point in Ship Bottom, and spans a fifth of a mile (300 m) at its narrowest point in Harvey Cedars.

Bisecting the middle of the developed region is the sole access point for road vehicles, via State Route 72, which consists of the Dorland J. Henderson Memorial Bridge (sometimes locally known as "The Causeway", though the term is incorrect in its application). The bridge is known for its "String of Pearls", a row of lights mounted on the railings lining the length of the bridge. A $155 million plan unveiled by the New Jersey Department of Transportation in 2005 would replace the existing bridge and add a second span.[4]

The presence of the bisecting roadway, located in Ship Bottom, results in the division of the island into a northern portion and a southern portion. From the bridge northward, the island includes the communities of Surf City, North Beach (a section of Long Beach Township), Harvey Cedars, Loveladies (the northernmost section of Long Beach Township), High Bar Harbor, and Barnegat Light. From the bridge southward, the island includes the communities of Long Beach Township (including the census-designated place of North Beach Haven) and Beach Haven, with the Holgate section of Long Beach Township at the southernmost tip of the island.

[edit] Beach replenishment

Some of the island's 18 miles (29 km) of beaches experienced significant erosion in recent decades, threatening the multi-million dollar waterfront homes in the area.[5] In 2005, with the help of the Army Corps of Engineers, work began on a $75 million project to build a 22-foot (6.7 m) high, 30-foot (9.1 m) wide dune the length of the island, using sand pumped from offshore. In front of the dunes, a 200-foot (61 m) wide stretch of sand separates the dune from the ocean.[5] The beach replenishment project began in Ship Bottom and Surf City. With work on those beaches now complete, the project continues toward the northern end of the island.

[edit] Climate

Long Beach Island has a humid subtropical climate. In the winter, the island does not get as much snowfall as the northern and western portions of New Jersey or even the immediate inland areas due to its close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean.

[edit] Communities

There are six separate municipalities on Long Beach Island (with Long Beach Township breaking into multiple neighborhoods), listed from north to south:

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The island has been continuously settled since 1690, initially being a destination for hunters. Barnegat Inlet, to the north of the island, was an important path for freight shipments and whaling from the 17th century through the 20th century. Due to the inlet's importance and its turbulent waters, a lighthouse tower was constructed in 1835 to guide shippers through the area. Erosion problems destroyed the tower in 1857, two years before the current Barnegat Lighthouse was completed in 1859. It was constructed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers under the supervision of George Gordon Meade, famous for leading the Union forces to victory four years later during the Civil War at the Battle of Gettysburg. The United States Life-Saving Service built Station #17 in Barnegat Light (then known as Brownsville) around 1872, which continues today as a United States Coast Guard station.

A developing tourism sector prompted a railroad connection between the mainland and the island, which was completed to Barnegat Light in 1886. The Jersey Shore shark attacks of 1916 included an attack in Beach Haven, which partly-inspired the book Jaws. A severe winter storm in 1920 destroyed most of the beaches along the island as well as several hotels. A storm in 1923 further diminished the tourism sector, resulting in the discontinuation of train service to Barnegat Light between 1923 and 1926. In 1935, the railroad bridge to the mainland washed out, leaving the entire island without rail service.

Several storms throughout the island's history have resulted in the island being split in two, with the division occurring at the island's narrowest point in Harvey Cedars. Most famous of such storms, however, was the Ash Wednesday Storm of 1962, which split Long Beach Island into numerous pieces and nearly destroyed the island in its entirety. The storm caused the destroyer USS Monssen to run aground in Beach Haven Inlet, Long Beach Township. The existing Route 72 Causeway was erected in the late 1950s which replaced a low-level two-lane automobile bridge which in itself had replaced the previously-destroyed railroad bridge.

Looking southward from Barnegat Lighthouse
[edit] Culture

In the 1970s, an article in Philadelphia Magazine quipped that, "The haves turn right (south) and the have mores turn left (north)," referring to the option of turning right or left when arriving on the island from the bridge. Nominally accurate, the low-density northern end of the island, Loveladies, North Beach, and the surrounding neighborhoods are home to an assortment of large-scale waterfront homes[5] which attract considerable attention from visitors and are often the source of rumors regarding vacationing celebrities during the summertime. The southern community of Beach Haven features historic and elegant Victorian homes that have survived the many storms. The south end contains significantly more commercial zoning, which generally decreases north of the bridge. Year-round residents and businesses in operation are more common toward the southern end of the island, particularly in the larger boroughs of Beach Haven and Ship Bottom.

Long Beach Island typically attracts a family-oriented crowd during the summertime, unlike more frenzied beach vacation destinations such as nearby Belmar and Seaside Heights. The island has not contained a boardwalk since the one in Beach Haven was washed away by the 1944 hurricane, and the night life is limited to a few quality bars. Visitors generally take part in such activities as miniature golf, parasailing, jet skiing, walking and shopping, and relaxing on the beaches. The island is known as a base for many long-range recreational fishing and charter boats, whose trips can range from 10–100 miles from one of the island's two inlets (at Barnegat Light in the north, and Beach Haven in the south.) In 2009, the Lighthouse International Film Festival launched on the Island. The three-day event screens films in venues throughout the Island. Other art venues include the Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven, and numerous art galleries throughout the island.

[edit] Notable locations
Barnegat Lighthouse on the north tip of Long Beach Island

The historic Barnegat Lighthouse is located in Barnegat Lighthouse State Park at the northern tip of the island, along the Barnegat Inlet. The conical tower stands 165 feet (50 m) tall and the park includes several trails through native foliage as well as along the jetty constructed in the 1990s. The scallop boat Lindsay L, docked near Viking Village in Barnegat Light, was used in the movie The Perfect Storm.[6]

Loveladies is home to the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, established in 1948 by artist Boris Blai. The organization provides arts, science and recreation programs to area residents and visitors. The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences offers an After School Arts Education Program to area schools, an Artists Residency and Retreat Program for New Jersey Artists, Visiting Artists in Ceramics during the summer season, and ceramics scholarships and residency opportunities.

The original Ron Jon Surf Shop was located in Ship Bottom. Its current building along Route 72 — the third building to house the business in Ship Bottom — is a large store immediately apparent to all travelers onto and off of Long Beach Island. To the south, in Beach Haven, the Fantasy Island Amusement Park is the only location on the island with standard-fare amusement rides (including a classical-design carousel). Lucielle's Oh Fudge! Candies has a large salt water taffy display in front of the shop, a candy which was first created in nearby Atlantic City.

Two significant commercial establishments are Bay Village, in Beach Haven, and Viking Village, in Barnegat Light. The latter includes numerous family-owned shops generally oriented toward the local fishing industry and many fishing charter boats set sail there, though a variety of handmade crafts can also be found. The former is geared specifically toward the tourism industry, featuring a variety of eateries and more mainstream shops. Across from the Thundering Surf Water Park, Bay Village began in 1965 when John Maschal purchased a half-block around his shop "Country Kettle Fudge" — which had opened four years earlier — and developed it into the existing shopping area. When Bay Village opened it adjoined the Lucy Evelyn, a 3-masted schooner, 140' long with a 32' beam and 10' draft, build in 1917 in Harrington, Maine which had been set on land and turned into a gift shop and museum. The Lucy Evelyn burned to the ground in January 1972. One of the original "Seaman's Shacks" that used to surround the Lucy Evelyn still remains on the north-western outskirts of Bay Village. The annual Chowderfestclam chowder competition is held at Bay Village every October, drawing a significant influx of tourists during the off-season.[7]

[edit] See also

Contact Information:
John & Diane Turcott - Owners
Phone: 201 788 1176
lbibeachfront@gmail.com

John & Diane own the 3BR oceanfront duplex.  These units are loaded with value and amenities.  John & Diane manage the rentals for Diane's sister Barbara(2BR over 3BR - 5th from the beach) and our nephew Sean, who owns a 4BR, 2nd from the beach and a newly purchased 4BR oceanfront duplex.  These homes are all located within a quarter mile of each other.  Sean's two properties are 2 homes from each other and Barbara and our property are 5 homes from each other.  These properties are all well decorated.
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Toilet is postioned next to clam shaped vanity sink with dolphin faucet not across from it as depicted in floor plan
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