The Spring Lake Residence

spring lake, new jersey
4 bedroom - 3 bath
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$599 - $950 per night (USD)
excludes K&C fee and cleaning charges
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Perks for the Parents

This characterful and beautifully decorated home is ideal for families with children of all ages and has everything a family needs within walking distance: the park, playground, sweet little town and white sand beaches included. There is a lovely sunny and tree-shaded back yard for reading and games, a deck with umbrella, dining table and wicker seating, a comfortable covered and awninged side porch with sea view and couch, loveseat and 3 chairs. There is a Keurig coffee maker. The town has a 5 and Dime and some adorable boutiques.

Why Kids Love it

The residence has toys and books for kids under 10, some board games for those rainy days, and lots of yard games (croquet, bocce, small tennis rackets, water guns, sand buckets and shovels, boogie boards and bicycles). The 2 local playgrounds are a few short blocks away, the local tennis courts are free, and the beautifully kept beach is the great draw - good for all ages! Kids around 8 and up can sign up for surfing lessons at the local shop, or rent boards. North End pavilion with its 3 sea water pools, and the boardwalk with shady gazebos are a short walk away.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 3 days in low season, 1 week in high season, 2 weeks in August. Price varies with season. For this property, payment is 100% upfront. Stair gates available for the upper floor and there is a latch for the basement French doors. Car hire useful but not essential. The property has a high chair, pack’n’play crib, and extra mattresses to place in bedrooms for children too little for a high bed. An air bed and a sofa bed are available for additional guests. Also provided: baby monitor, baby bath, changing station, safety locks, outlet plugs, baby dishes, plates, sippy cups and utensils.

About the Location

On the Jersey Shore, an hour south of NYC and 1 hour 20 minutes east of Philadelphia, Spring Lake is an easy weekend destination with plenty of family appeal, a non-commercial boardwalk and parks and beaches to play on. Newark Airport is 40 minutes away and nearby Monmouth Airport is ideal for private planes. The house is on a central street just a block from the local library with its well-stocked children’s section (and cozy fireplace in cooler months), and 4 blocks from the beach.

Accommodation Details

This 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home is laid out on 3 floors. The first floor has a living room/dining room, sun porch/ TV room, side porch, and eat-in kitchen with seating for 12 plus back deck with outdoor dining, umbrella and seating. One bathroom is on the main floor with the other 2 on the bedroom floors. There are 4 bedrooms on the second floor: 3 bedrooms have queensize beds while the fourth has 2 twin beds. There is a sofa bed on the main floor. There is a TV room and laundry room in the basement.

Style Notes

Antique touches, modern conveniences and colorful splashes make this a special place to stay. Bedrooms sport wallpaper from Brooklyn's Flavor Paper. Antique furnishings, white all-cotton slipcovers, and wicker outdoor furniture nod to Spring Lake's genteel history while new baths and gleaming new Carrara marble kitchen counters, stainless appliances, white cabinets and dishware all make a functional and ultra-comfortable mix for stylish and easy living.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 11
3 queen
1 sofa bed (double)
2 twin / single
1 air bed
Crib
sleeps 1
1 travel crib
Medium
Nan R.
Member since September 29, 2015
We are a big clan of seven siblings with 14 offspring, at least 42 cousins and 8 pooches. We spend time fall, winter and summer in our converted barn in Vermont, skiing, snowboarding, skating, swimming, kayaking, hiking, fishing, waterskiing, tubing, mountain biking, and cooking and reading lazily listening to the bullfrogs and crickets in summer or the crackling fire in winter. We spend weekends at our classic and comfortable beach house at the Jersey Shore, surfing and biking, golfing, and at the tennis courts, and having backyard parties with the many family members who still live in the idyllic small town and congregate for occasions of moment. We have traveled the world, lived in France and Morocco, London and Denmark, honeymooned in Thailand, anniversaried in Argentina, worked in Russia, Qatar, China, Mexico. The world's a fascinating place. But there's no place like home—right, Dorothy? That's why we keep coming back to these lodestones, our special paradise.

Spring Lake, New Jersey

Sandy beaches and sea water pools

An easy weekender destination from New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and more, Spring Lake is a Jersey Shore town with plenty of charm and charisma. Play on the 2 miles of white sand beaches, splash in the sea water pools at the North End pavilion, or take bikes and scooters and speed along the boardwalk. Jenkinson’s Aquarium on Point Pleasant Beach is a good option for a rainy day.