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Overview of Cozy Cottage at the River - Historic Campmeeting Cottage, 1 Block From River

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2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
TV, fireplace, books, video library
TV, fireplace, books, video library
2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
2 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets

Cozy Cottage at the River - Historic Campmeeting Cottage, 1 Block From River

5.0/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire cottage

2 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationJohn F. Peto Studio Museum8 min walk
  • Popular LocationMoney Island Beach4 min drive
  • Popular LocationBlackbeard's Cave Family Entertainment Center10 min drive
  • AirportBelmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive)27 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4
851 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cottage to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Cozy Cottage at the River - Historic Campmeeting Cottage, 1 Block From River

Family-friendly cottage in Island Heights with water park
Only one block from the water, set high on the Island Heights bluff, this original “L-Style” Victorian historic camp meeting cottage was built in 1883. It stands today as one of the only original camp meeting cottages left in Island Heights with very few architectural modifications. This home was featured in the NJ Star Ledger for it’s restoration, and is truly a one-of-a-kind gem.

Restored to its former glory, this two-story cottage has new and modern upgrades, but retains all of its original charm. It including original pine paneling, stained-glass windows, custom builtins, board and batten siding, winding staircase, and hardwood floors. Enjoy the river breezes from the the wrap-around porch, take a walk down to the promenade to watch the sailboats go by and see our famous Island Heights sunsets. Across the street, is the historic camp meeting grounds, which is now a park with a pavilion, perfect for playing a game of frisbee, a picnic or watching the sailboats go by.

There is walkable access to sailing, boating, crabbing, fishing.

Walk to our bay beach!

Or take a trip over the bridge only minutes away to Seaside for many Ocean beaches, amusement rides, or Island Beach State Park for a relaxing beach and wildlife experience.

The brand new farm-house style kitchen includes all stainless steel appliances: microwave, stove/oven, dishwasher, european refrigerator, Keurig, tea kettle, and plenty of cooking utensils for a night in. There are 2 bedrooms upstairs, the master bedroom includes a queen-size bed with under-the-bed storage, and Cable TV. The second bedroom features an original-style stained glass window, a trundle/day bed with two twin size mattresses, and a closet for your belongings. The bathroom features a 1940’s style bathtub, with black and white retro-tile.

The house has Central A/C!

Enjoy the fenced in yard for an out-door picnic, or an afternoon game of croquet. We also have a gas grill!


Island Heights Bay Beach - .5 mi / 3 min by car and walkable
Ortley Beach - 6 mi / 12 min by car (Swimming)
Lavallette - 6.9 mi / 13 min by car (Swimming)
Seaside Park - 5.5 mi / 10 min by car
Seaside Heights - 5.3 mi / 11 min by car (Swimming, amusements, restaurants)
Island Beach State Park - (Swimming, Wildlife Preserve)
Air-conditioned accommodation at this cottage offers fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers.
Recreational amenities at the cottage include a water park.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

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About this area

Island Heights

Located in Island Heights, this cottage is by the sea. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Seaside Heights Beach and Ortley Beach. Travelling with kids? Consider Jenkinson's Boardwalk and Playdrome Lanes. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • John F. Peto Studio Museum - 8 min walk
  • Money Island Beach - 4 min drive
  • Playdrome Lanes - 6 min drive
  • Beachwood Beach - 9 min drive
  • Blackbeard's Cave Family Entertainment Center - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive) - 27 min drive


  • Teresa's Osaka Japanese Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • Fast Break - 19 min walk
  • Enzo's Caffe Italia - 3 min drive
  • Xina - 4 min drive
  • Pisces Seafood - 4 min drive