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Perfect Beach Cottage (Manasquan Family Shore House)

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with Outdoor Shower and two covered (Sleeps 6)

Relaxing beach retreat, 200 feet from the beach. Painstakingly restored beach cottage with all the modern amenities. Front porch to people watch, and private covered rear porch with exposed beams, wicker fan, bistro lights, and a large hardwood table. Fun loft for kids to hang out and even hook up a game system. Wonderful cedar outdoor shower to wash away the sand, and get ready for a night out to dinner at one of dozens of great restaurants. Spend your days on the beach, walking the boardwalk, fishing, or kayaking. Mansquan is the consumate family beach town, with its cute downtown shopping area, family beaches and abundant dining & nightlife.

This is the best family beach north of LBI, and the best, most comfortable house you will rent.

You will never want to leave!

* Minimum Age for Rentals is 28 Years Old unless you are a Family with Children *

More Details

Mike and Tracey
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Mike and Tracey

Tracey & I have two kids who have grown up renting summer houses with us. We all love the beach - it is a year-round discussion at our house - 'when are we going to the beach', who are we inviting'... 'Can we get a surfing lesson?', 'let's go to that miniature golf place', 'I want to eat at the Warfside'... We love the beach, and invite you to enjoy your vacation at our home.

Mike and Tracey purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Mike and Tracey chose Jersey Shore

We were looking for a house in LBI, but realized it was too far for a weekend getaway. Tracey & I spent a long weekend at the shore, seeing houses for sale all the way from Seaside to Sea Bright. We fell in love with this charming town and the family atmosphere.

What makes this cottage unique

So close to the beach that you will come back to the house instead of buying a drink at the burger shack, and can run back instead of using the public restroom. Perfectly restored cottage gives you comfort and convenience. Most of our guests tell us 'you've thought of EVERYTHING'


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Manasquan, New Jersey

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Take Garbage and Recycling out upon checkout. Recycling must be separated and put in clear bags. Cardboard stacked separately.
  • Guest acknowledges that linens are not provided. Guest must bring or arrange for sheets, blankets, pillow cases, and towels. Pillows are provided.
  • Cleaning checklist to be completed by guest upon checkout. Cleaning fee is not for us to clean up after you but to make it perfect for next guest :-)
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bath -
    Full Bath -
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
  • towels not provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Living Room - 2 sofa bed/futon
  • Bring your own pillow cases, sheets, blankets and towels. We include pillows only. Linens can be provided for a fee thru a local linen service. Please give us 2 weeks notice.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • video player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Beautifully Restored Beach Cottage with natural pine floors, Utterly Spotless, Charming, Relaxing, Cedar Outdoor Shower with soap & shampoo dispenser, hand shower, and foot wash for sandy feet, Mini-Cabana Changing Area ajoined to Shower with hooks for hanging towels & shelves for dry clothing & Bench, Play-room/Loft with TV & Bean-Bag Chairs & kids play table


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(26 traveller reviews)

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Perfect Beach Cottage (Manasquan Family Shore House)
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

A Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay a this charming Shore House. The kids loved the loft, the grown-ups loved the back porch, and we all loved the short walk to the beach, playground and lunch at GeGe! Would definitely stay there again. Thank you, Mike and Tracey!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shear perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Can't thank the owners of this place enough! We had a great time! Perfect layout! They thought of everything! Plenty of space for myself and three teenagers to spread out and relax. The outdoor shower was awesome after a day at the beach. Back porch was great for entertaining and the grill came in handy too! The beach is so close to the house and the fireworks on a Thursday night were great! LOVED this place! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Extremely clean and Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Mike and Tracey were incredibly easy to work with and more than accomodating. The cottage was adorable and the perfect size for a small group. Often time beach places can feel sandy and dirty, but that was not at all the case with this cottage. Located only a very small block from the beach, and within walking distances of restaurants, this place was absolutely perfect! Thank you again for being so great!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Love being able to walk back from the beach for lunch! Dinner on the outside deck is private. Love the outdoor shower! :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It Really is Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Spotlessly clean, and these owners thought of everything! Well stocked kitchen, beach chairs, umbrellas, ice machine, Keurig... everything you need. The decor is warm and "beachy" with a bright, open, and airy feel. The rear covered deck was really nice - open beamed ceilings, ceiling fan, with comfortable and plentiful seating. Looking at their calendar now for open dates when we can come back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

Great location in Manasquan. Clean, spacious house with everything you need. Loved the front and back porch!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Newark Liberty Airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Bel-Aire Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Manasquan Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Garden State Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Sandy Seagull Corner Store
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: recommended

Fireworks weekly visible from the beach, Dayboat Fishing, Cigarette Boat Races in Season, Parades, Surfing Lessons, Boogie Boarding, Shopping Outlets, Charming Downtown, Biking Trail, Waterfront Dining, Aquarium, Concerts


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Manasquan, New Jersey

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$19 per night, per additional guest
Late Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
Labor Day
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$44 per night, per additional guest
4 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$44 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
26 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$196.54
Additional Guest Fee A$31.7 per person per night
Damage Deposit A$317

Note - rates are entered for the "nights" so a rate period ending Friday includes Friday night through Saturday morning. E.g. Memorial Day Weekend is listed as Saturday to Sunday nights - you arrive Saturday, and depart Monday morning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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