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Welcome to the Hydrangea House NJ! - Hydrangea House NJ
Enjoy your beautiful gardens while you relax on your front porch. - Hydrangea House NJ
Did we mention the hydrangeas? - Hydrangea House NJ
The "Lemonade Front Porch."  You will want to spend a lot of time here. - Hydrangea House NJ
Wraparound porch, for dining, conversation or just watching the world go by. - Hydrangea House NJ
A quiet place to enjoy the fall sunshine. - Hydrangea House NJ
Morning Joe. - Hydrangea House NJ
You will live on the lemonade front porch. - Hydrangea House NJ
Now, for the inside of this professionally decorated home:  Front Parlor - Hydrangea House NJ
A cosy spot for conversation or reading in the front parlor - Hydrangea House NJ
Second Parlor - Hydrangea House NJ
The second parlor is a place for more conversation or for reading a good book. - Hydrangea House NJ
Dining table seats 6+, plus two at the island. - Hydrangea House NJ
Fully equipped, bright kitchen.  Island with extra prep space. - Hydrangea House NJ
Back door for easy access when bringing in groceries. - Hydrangea House NJ
Fully equipped kitchen - Hydrangea House NJ
1st fl bath with large shower.  Door connects to outdoor shower. (3 showers) - Hydrangea House NJ
View from first floor bath into outdoor shower. - Hydrangea House NJ
Outdoor shower--be ready for a night on the town or on the front porch - Hydrangea House NJ
1.  Double bed, closet, chair, dresser - Hydrangea House NJ
2. Two twin beds, desk, dressers and closet. - Hydrangea House NJ
3. This bedroom has two twin beds, closet and drawers. - Hydrangea House NJ
3.  Another view of bedroom #3. - Hydrangea House NJ
4.  This bedroom has a dresser and closet. - Hydrangea House NJ
2d floor bath.  Yup, three showers in this house! - Hydrangea House NJ
August, sunset - Hydrangea House NJ
The Crepe Myrtle just beginning their season of bloom in late July. - Hydrangea House NJ
Learning to surf at Summertime Surf - Hydrangea House NJ
Ocean Grove Boardwalk, maintained by the Beautification Society - Hydrangea House NJ
The dunes, slowly rebuilding themselves since Sandy. - Hydrangea House NJ
We provide four (4) beach badges, a $216 value! - Hydrangea House NJ
The beloved Ocean Grove Bakeshop is a short walk away. - Hydrangea House NJ
WINTER at the Hydrangea House NJ - Hydrangea House NJ
In the winter, we put down wool rugs and bring out the cosy afgans. - Hydrangea House NJ
Cosy corner for a good winter read! - Hydrangea House NJ
All the beds get dressed for winter - Hydrangea House NJ
...with a cosy throw at the ready.  Join us for a long weekend in the winter! - Hydrangea House NJ
January at the beach. - Hydrangea House NJ
Even in the depths of winter, Ocean Grove has its charms - Hydrangea House NJ
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WALK EVERYWHERE! Beach locker included. Perfect for Families.
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Overview

WELCOME TO THE HYDRANGEA HOUSE NJ OF OCEAN GROVE! The minute you walk into this immaculate, well appointed home, you'll know you're at the beach. From the comfortable furnishings, to the huge wrap around porch, to the outdoor shower, everything you need for a completely relaxing beach vacation is at your disposal.

What makes our Hydrangea House special?

o BEACH LOCKER--contains 6 chairs and umbrella. Even though we are only four blocks to the beach, the locker is the difference between a carefree stroll to the beach and one loaded down with paraphernalia. We know. We didn't always have a locker. Now that we do, we will never give it up!

o FOUR BEACH PASSES included-- because we like to get to the beach as soon as we arrive as we assume you do too. ($160 value)

o BEACH TOWELS provided--who wants to bring those on vacation? All linens and bath towels included, too. (And we pride ourselves on high quality towels and bed linens. All 100% cotton...soft and comfortable.)

o OUTDOOR SHOWER--private, and open to the blue sky. Hot and cold water--get rid of beach sand and emerge refreshed for your evening on the front porch or on the town. And, our shower connects to the first floor bathroom--how convenient is that?

o SURFING LESSONS--You'll find Summertime Surf located at the end of our street. Kids surfing, women's weekends, surfing for all. If we can help you connect with Summertime Surf, let us know.

o WALK EVERYWHERE--okay, you have to make that obligatory drive to Wegman's, but after that, you can park your car and not move it for the rest of the week if you like. Walk to the beach, walk to town, walk to Asbury Park (via boardwalk or PA Ave and over the footbridge), walk to Bradley Beach. Freedom!

o BEACH HOUSE GAMES--we have a closet full of them. Puzzles, Connect Four, Candy Land, Life. You name it.

o OUTDOOR DINING--because there's nothing like sitting on your spacious Ocean Grove front porch, having dinner and watching the world go by. Morning coffee is good there, too.

o COMFORTABLE BEDS, sofas and chairs--because we like comfortable upholstered goods ourselves, our furniture comes from Mitchell Gold, Crate and Barrel, and Shiffman bedding. And we use insanely comfortable, 100% Pima cotton sheets from LLBean, named the best sheets by a leading consumer magazine.

o BEACH LOCKER! Did we mention this vacation maker?

Just bring a toothbrush and a bathing suit!

ABOUT OUR RENTAL RATES
Please note: Our rates are "all in." No charge for normal cleaning. (NJ Taxes are separate from our rental rate.)

CANCELLATIONS
While we can't guarantee a refund for cancellations, we make every effort to re-rent a cancelled week and will make a refund to the extent of the re-rental rate.

7-DAY MINIMUM DURING PEAK SUMMER WEEKS
From June 30 through Sept 1, we rent in 7-day blocks, Saturday changeover day.

HOW TO FINALIZE A RESERVATION
We require a signed rental agreement, a copy of the signer's drivers license and a fully executed Certificate of Inspection (Neptune Township requirement). But don't worry: we'll send you the documents via email.

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In case you didn't know, Ocean Grove was named one of Fodor's 15 Best Beaches for 2014:


Ocean Grove, NJ, one of the Jersey Shore's finest year-round seaside resorts is known as 'the Jewel of the Jersey Shore.' Ocean Grove has the highest concentration of authentic Victorian architecture in the country. This national historic treasure offers one square mile of natural beauty, including pristine beaches, tree-lined streets, serene boardwalk and parks, music & lecture programs, unique eateries, and a quaint shopping district.


Only an hour’s drive from Manhattan (to the north) and 90 minutes from Philadelphia (to the south), Ocean Grove is a weekend, summer, and year-round destination for domestic and international travelers. Ocean Grove is also easily accessible by train and bus via New Jersey Transit.


Summertime in Ocean Grove is filled with arts and craft shows, giant flea markets, guided historical walking tours, house tours, performances by famous named artists at the legendary Great Auditorium and much more. The Ocean Grove Boardwalk connects to the Bradley Beach Boardwalk to the south and the beautiful and hopping Asbury Park Boardwalk to the north with its shops, restaurants, chic lounges, casual bars and other entertainment venues.


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Many guests at our house like to rent bicycles at the Ocean Grove Hardware Store on Main Avenue in Ocean Grove. The area's flat terrain makes for easy riding for people of all ages.


Should you have any questions, please contact us. 908-578-8821. We want to be sure our Hydrangea House is a great fit for your group.


House Rules
1. The Responsible Guest will need to review, complete and sign a lease agreement, and Neptune Township Certificate of Inspection when they reserve our home. These documents need to be scanned and emailed back to us, along with a copy of the Responsible guest's driver's license.
2. Use of the house & property is limited to eight people. Sorry, we do not allow extra guests - eight people is the most on the premises (house, porch and property) at any time.
3. We ask our guests not to play music on the porch at any time. Quiet hours on the porch between the hours of 10PM and 9AM. We also ask our guest to refrain from "blasting" music in the house at any time.
4. We do not allow parties, receptions, weddings, rehearsal dinners, proms etc on the premises.
5. Sorry, no pets.
6. No smoking in the house or on the porch.
7. All un-related adult guests must be age 28 or over.

Sleeping Configuration

Green Room
1 double bed

Amenities

Washing Machine
Clothes Dryer
Heating
Air Conditioning
Full Kitchen
Wifi
Cable TV
Smoke Detector

Reviews (37)

Excellent based on 37 Reviews

Activities

Golf
Cycling
Tennis
Walking

Suitability

Child friendly
Pack and play available.
Children's books and toys
Crib/Pack 'n Play
Parking Included
Street parking only. Abundant from Sunday night through Friday afternoon. Weekend parking can be a bit tight.
Not Wheelchair Accessible

Getting around

The Hydrangea House NJ is located walking distance from NJ Transit, Asbury Park station.

Directions

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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My Nana brought me with her to Ocean Grove for a vacation when I was a young teenager. That week in the the Grove made a big impression on me. Much later, when I was an adult, I learned that whenever my grandmother could put together the funds, she would spend a week in Ocean Grove and bring one of her grandchildren. She loved Ocean Grove right down to the tips of her very Catholic toes. (The hotel in which we stayed, the Grand Atlantic, is now a retirement home for Catholic nuns. Nana would like that.)

In 2004, now with my own young children in tow, we bought our home on Broadway. From the very beginning, even in the midst of multi-year restoration projects, our family and friends gathered here, relaxed and deeply enjoyed each others' company. This house, with it's bright welcoming spaces, provided places for groups to talk, play games, tell stories. And other spaces, to read quietly or take a nap. Low on technology, but high on relaxing atmosphere, we developed a treasure trove of great memories with friends and family.

Now that my kids are older and doing other things in the summer, we want to share our experience with others. Come to the Hydrangea House. Relax. Reconnect. Renew.
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No parties or events
No pets
No smoking
Refundable Damage Deposit
Damage deposit, or balance thereof, returned within 14 days of end of stay.
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Hydrangea House NJ is a Vacation Home located in Ocean Grove, Neptune Township, NJ, USA. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 8 guests
Hydrangea House NJ has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Feb 2019

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