Large Victorian with Ocean Views

From $1,333 / night

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  • 7 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • House

Re-live Cape May's golden age in this ocean-front Victorian 'cottage' built in 1881. If you want to know what summer life was like - for a lucky few, this is the place to be. Ocean views and breezes, high ceilings, massive period furniture, large, airy rooms, an expansive, fully fenced garden, off-street parking for four large cars - and much more - make this house truly unique.

Double front porches overlook the ocean in front, and double back porches overlook the garden. There are screened porches on the ground floor, front and rear. The elegant living and dining rooms were made for entertaining. Dine in the antique-furnished dining ro...Read more


Large Victorian with Ocean Views
Cape May, New Jersey

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Additional Location Information

In the heart of the Cape May historic district, Franny's Folly is100 yards from the beach, with unobstructed ocean views from four bedrooms, the living room, the dining room, the double-decker front porches, and from two bathrooms. The house is also 100 yards from the Washington Street "mall" - the pedestrian shopping street with restaurants, ice cream parlors, shops, etc.

The house is in the heart of the historic district, with some of the best examples of "Victorian architecture" all around. You can leave the cars in the large parking lot on the property and walk to everything. The beach is five minutes away. Cape May's pedestrian shopping street, called, the Washington Street "mall" is five minutes away. Restaurants, bars, shops, a supermarket, liquor stores, etc., are all within a few minutes walk.

The property provides everything needed for a wide range of life-styles. The classic living and dining rooms are perfect for formal entertaining, but there is plenty of space for just "hanging out" - on the four large porches front and rear, in the second floor sitting room/TV room, in the new family room/playroom, the screened in gazebo, the covered and paved pergola, the children's playhouse, or anywhere in the large, fully-fenced garden. You can dine formally in the dining room, in the intimate screened dining porch adjacent to the dining room, or in the very large kitchen, the family room/playroom next to it, with a "pass-through" in between. You can also eat outdoors, in the screened in gazebo or the pergola.

This is the perfect place in Cape May - everything is within easy walking distance - or you can just stay at home and get lots of enjoyment there.

More About This Location

Beach or lakeside relaxation, Waterfront

What's Nearby

Tennis courts nearby, Golf course within 30 minute drive, Water park nearby, Fishing nearby, Water sports nearby, Horse riding nearby, Beachfront property

Nearest beach: The sand is 100 yards in front of the house

Getting There

Nearest ferry port: Cape May - Lewis Ferry , 4 miles
Nearest airport: Atlantic City, 40 miles
Nearest train station: Atlantic City, 40 miles
Car is recommended


Last updated on July 23, 2014
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Rates shown in $ USD

DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Sep 6 - Nov 28, 2014
Autumn 2014
Weekend $1,500
$5,000$15,0003 Nights
Nov 29 - Apr 3, 2015
Winter 2014-5
Weekend $1,500
$5,000$15,0003 Nights
Apr 4 - May 21, 2015
Spring 2015
Weekend $1,500
$5,000$15,0003 Nights
May 22 - Jun 26, 2015
Late Spring 2015
Weekend $2,000
$6,500$22,5003 Nights
Jun 27 - Sep 4, 2015
Summer 2015
$9,000$9,000$40,0001 Week
All other dates
$1,333$5,000$16,5003 Nights
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Rental fees

  • Damage deposit | $2,000
  • Cleaning fee | $300 per stay

Additional notes from the owner

All utilities and final cleaning are included in the price.

$2,000 security deposit required.


  • Ceiling Fans
  • A/C or climate control
  • Alarm Clock
  • Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
  • Central heating
  • Iron
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Washing Machine
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
Property Features
  • Ocean or water views
  • Parking
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Stove or Oven
  • Stereo or CD player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Balcony or terrace
  • 12 Dining chairs
  • 20 Lounge chairs
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 5000 square feet

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