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)