Gorgeous Beach Block Victorian with Ocean Breezes

The Victoria Inn
The Victoria InnFoyerLiving RoomBarKitchenCorian counters, Miele dishwasherFirst Floor Bath: Corner ShowerDreamscapes: Queen BedTranquility: Full & TwinTranquility Day BedMemories: Queen BedMemories 2Memories 3Serenity: Full BedSecond Floor BathRomance: Queen BedMaster Dresser (one of two)Romance Bath: Jacuzzi & ShowerAmericana: Bunk Bed & full bed (not shown)Harmony: 2 Full Beds

From $427 / night

815 5th St, Ocean City, NJ 08226
Gorgeous Beach Block Victorian with Ocean Breezes
7 bedrooms
19 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 3
Sleeps: 19
Type: Home
Per night: $500 - $750
Per week: $2,990 - $6,290
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Ocean City vacation home rental
Our stunning, elegant 7 BR beach block Victorian (the Main House) sleeps 19 (up to 40 with rental of adjacent units) with terrific ocean views, modern amenities including central air, secured WIFI, two electric fireplaces, a 32 inch flat screen hdtv in the family room and a 27 inch LED hdtv in the bar, both with cable. We are located at 815 5th St., across from the OC High School. In our 7 years as owners, we have hosted numerous family reunions, weddings, civil unions, retreats, leadership events, birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, bar and bat mitzvahs & many friends', couples' & girls' weekends. Our guests are always delighted with the condition of our home, the furnishings, & the many extras we provide. While you might find other large homes in OC, not one comes close to ours. We take great pride in maintaining our gorgeous home in the Victorian style while providing our guests with all modern amenities. Includes 10 beach tags, a gas grill, 2 parking spaces & 2 fully enclosed `outside` showers with dressing rooms. We invite you to visit - you'll absolutely love it!

Take a step back in time as you relax in our lovingly restored & completely renovated home, furnished with beautiful antiques & lovely decorations. Built circa 1915, you won't believe the condition of the wide plank hardwood floors, carved oak staircase with an original stained glass window on the landing, elaborate antique oak fireplace with a two-tiered mantle, gorgeous mahogany bar, pocket oak doors, wide trim, & arched doorways. The completely renovated kitchen has new cabinets & top of the line upgrades including Corian counters & a Miele dishwasher.

Enjoy wonderful ocean breezes on our lovely, wrap around deck with pretty hanging baskets and lots of seating including comfortable wicker furniture and a wrought iron table and chairs. From the breezy deck, enter into a spacious foyer & note the beautiful antiques & oak staircase leading to the 7 bedrooms on the upper floors. Entertain in the elegant antique furnished living room with ocean views, enjoy drinks at the rich mahogany bar with the ambiance of a European tavern, or watch tv on a 32 inch flat-screen (we also have a 27 inch flat screen tv with cable in the bar so) in our cozy family room adjacent to a beautiful full bath. Enjoy meals for up to 20 in the kitchen & adjacent tavern-like area, or up to 40 (buffet-style) with the use of the entire first floor living area. If renting our adjacent units, you may prefer our fully enclosed courtyard, reminiscent of a French Café, with seating for 40 at freshly painted white wrought iron tables & chairs with lots of pretty flowers, beautiful hanging baskets, a garden, and hundreds of tiny white lights. Please note there is a maximum of 50 guests allowed on the property as we cannot accommodate more.

The bedrooms in our home are furnished as you would find in an upscale bed & breakfast & provide the perfect place for rest & relaxation at the end of a busy day! The 2nd floor has 4 gorgeous bedrooms all with beautiful antique dressers, quaint sinks & televisions; 2 have queen beds (one also has a travel crib), 1 has a double bed, 1 has a double bed & a single daybed. Two rooms have ocean views; 3 have views of the giant ferris wheel, beautifully lit at night! The charming full bath has been completely updated & has an antique "Second Class" cruise-liner medicine cabinet - allegedly a former owner was a ship captain! The third floor has 3 more amazing bedrooms. The 1st is decorated in a patriotic theme & has a set of bunk beds and a double bed & antique dressers. The 2nd bedroom has 2 double beds, a dresser & a large closet. The luxurious master suite has a queen bed, a stained glass ceiling fan, tv/dvd, lovely antique dressers & vanity, & views of the ocean & giant ferris wheel. Imagine waking up to a spectacular view of the ocean every morning! The fabulous, private master bath has a beautiful new tiled shower & pedestal sink, & an over-sized jacuzzi - perfect for two! For 2012 rentals, five of the 7 bedrooms will have flat screen hdtv/dvd combinations and two will have televisions with vcrs (as we have dozens of videos).

ADDITIONAL UNITS: Condo A is a newly renovated 4 BR, 1.5 bath "handicap friendly" condo that sleeps 12. The BRAND NEW full bath has a roll-in shower with grab bars, an oak vanity, a full-length, antique oak mirror & an antique oak bookshelf for towels & toiletries. The new kitchen boasts a new refrigerator, glass-top stove & dishwasher, plus a circa 1898 wrought iron & oak ice cream parlor set. The "new" tavern style dining room, adjacent to the kitchen, has two partially exposed brick walls, an antique pine fireplace mantle, an antique ball & claw foot oak table, 8 chairs & an antique sideboard. The kitchen, bath & dining room all have new tile floors. The entire unit was repainted in 2010 and new carpet was installed. The family room has a 32" flat screen hdtv with cable, wifi and a PlayStation II with lots of games. Condo B is a renovated 3 BR, 2 bath unit that sleeps 9 in 3 Bedrooms. This Condo is being re-renovated in 2012 with an expanded kitchen & hardwood flooring in the master BR and living areas.. All units have ac, beach tags 2 parking spaces. WEEKLY RATES FOR THE CONDOS: $1990 - $2490. Rent the entire property for celebrations with up to 50 guests at great rates!

Enjoy our 2.5 Mile Boardwalk, Surfing, Fishing, Amusement Piers, Tennis, Track, Basketball, Skate Park, Shuffleboard, Beach Volleyball, Water Sports, Para-sailing, Mini Golf, Water Park, Movie Theatres, 100+ Restaurants, & over 100 shops.

PLANNING A CELEBRATION? Our newly renovated & restored circa 1915 Victorian home offers an extraordinary setting for intimate ceremonies, receptions, & accommodations for up to 40 guests. We can help you plan an unforgettable wedding, civil union ceremony, anniversary or birthday party, or other special event. We look forward to helping you create the celebration of your dreams & a weekend you will cherish forever. Your family & friends will have wonderful memories while enjoying a relaxing, extremely affordable, seaside escape. We will gladly assist you in planning fun activities for your guests during their stay.

Susan Bacastow

Area Information
Our historic home is located in the heart of Ocean City, just one block from the beach & 2 mile boardwalk. From our wrap-around deck, you can enjoy the ocean breezes as you drink your morning coffee or sip your evening cocktail. Our world-famous boardwalk has 2 amusement piers, a water park, music pavilion, 2 movie theatres, mini-golf courses, dozens of shops including fabulous jewelry & specialty shops, arcades, surf shops, eateries of all kinds including ice cream, fudge, salt water taffy, pizza, french fries, caramel popcorn, water ice, & more. The location is ideal for families as everything is in walking distance. Within one block are 12 tennis courts, a track, football field, shuffleboard courts, basketball court, skate park, & beach volleyball. You can even rent bicycles for a morning ride on the boardwalk. Every block of our recently expanded beach is guarded, & the 7th Street beach is just for surfing. Just a few blocks away is the bay where you can rent jet skis, go deep sea fishing, enjoy a whale & dolphin watching cruise, go parasailing, or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many outdoor cafes overlooking the water. A few blocks from our home is Asbury Avenue which is the home of over 100 unique shops of all kinds including our favorite - antiques!

Only 20 minutes to Atlantic City with hundreds of outlet stores, casinos, restaurants, shows, and more. Historic Cape May is a leisurely 25 minute drive and along the way you can shop for antiques at dozens of stores. Philadelphia is 70 minutes away, and New York City is 2.5 hours away.

About the owner

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Jan 03 2016 Mar 31 2017 $500 $600 $2,990 - 2 Nights
Sep 11 2016 Oct 31 2016 $600 $725 $3,490 - 2 Nights
Oct 31 2016 Nov 23 2016 $625 $675 - - 2 Nights
Nov 23 2016 Nov 28 2016 $750 $750 - - 3 Nights
Nov 29 2016 Dec 23 2016 $550 $600 - - 2 Nights
Dec 23 2016 Jan 03 2017 $750 $750 - - 3 Nights
Apr 01 2017 Apr 14 2017 $650 $750 $3,790 - 3 Nights
Apr 15 2017 May 23 2017 $600 $700 $3,490 - 2 Nights
May 24 2017 May 29 2017 $750 $750 $4,290 - 3 Nights
May 29 2017 Jun 16 2017 $650 $750 $3,990 - 3 Nights
Jun 13 2017 Jun 16 2017 $550 $750 $3,990 - 3 Nights
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Jun 30 2017 Jul 07 2017 - - $5,490 - 1 Week
Jul 07 2017 Jul 14 2017 - - $5,790 - 1 Week
Jul 14 2017 Jul 21 2017 - - $6,190 - 1 Week
Jul 21 2017 Jul 28 2017 - - $6,290 - 1 Week
Jul 28 2017 Aug 04 2017 - - $6,290 - 1 Week
Aug 04 2017 Aug 11 2017 - - $6,290 - 1 Week
Aug 11 2017 Aug 18 2017 - - $6,190 - 1 Week
Aug 18 2017 Aug 25 2017 - - $4,990 - 1 Week
Aug 25 2017 Sep 01 2017 - - $3,990 - 1 Week
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Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Deposits: $500 refundable security for families and over age 25 groups. Under age 25 groups, $100 per person. Cleaning fee of $120 for off-season rentals (September through early June). No cleaning fee for WEEKLY rentals Mid-June through Labor Day. One third to one half of the rent and security is due to reserve. Payment schedule depends on date reserved, and may be adjusted due to timing issues. Security will be returned within 21 days of the termination of the lease if nothing is damaged or missing.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: Cleaning fee of $120 in the off-season: September through mid-June. Beach tag replacement fee will be charged if beach tags are lost. No other fees.
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