- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 3
Description from the owner
The Holly Suite is a Cape May vacation rental located on Historic Jackson Street. We are located just 1/2 block to the beach and 1/2 block to the famous Washington Street Mall in Cape May, New Jersey. Jackson Street has even been painted in all its beauty by Thomas Kinkade. Our newly renovated suite features one bedroom, one bath and a beautiful kitchenette that sleeps 3 comfortably. New this year the Holly Suite offers a brand new addition. We now have a new sitting/sun room to relax and listen to the sound of the waves breaking and a beautiful private roof deck with ocean views. The roof deck is a great place to enjoy a good book, coffee or...Read more
Historic Jackson Street 1/2 Block to Beach & Shops
Cape May, New Jersey
Additional Location Information
Its said that location is everything when choosing a vacation spot. Please take a look at where we are located in Cape May. Jackson Street is the most historic (first) street in Cape May. Our guest cannot believe how close they are to everything. A few steps down the street and your at the beach. A few steps up and you in the middle of the Washington Street Mall.
Picturesque Cape May holds the distinction of being the oldest seashore resort in the United States and one of the most unique. Stretching 20 miles out to sea, this oasis of ambiance is a refuge from the hectic 20th century American lifestyle.
In the same year that the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, a Dutch captain, Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, explored the Delaware River and named the peninsula Cape Mey, after himself, in 1620. The spelling was later changed to Cape May. Over a century later in 1761 Cape May became the first seashore resort in America.
The most distinctive feature about Cape May is its Victorian heritage, carefully retained in several hundred beautifully manicured houses throughout the city. The Victorian Era occurred from 1837 to 1901 when queen Victoria ruled over England. The impact of her reign was felt throughout the world and in Cape May which was then considered to be among the top vacation resorts in the United States.
Cape May has enjoyed a major renaissance in the last decade. Many Victorian structures adorned with carved barge boards, ornate verandas and crowned dormers, have been restored. Most of the homes, hotels, shops and other buildings were constructed in the late 1800's at the prime of the Victorian era. Today small gingerbread houses stand beside magnificent Victorian showplaces.
Cape May History Cape May Information
An important milestone was reached in the Bicentennial Year of 1976 when Cape May was officially designated a National Historic Landmark City, only one of five in the nation. That designation requires that the community must retain all structures in their original form and design and will insure that Cape May will remain within the architectural guidelines of the Victorian period.
Cape May is a real life picture postcard of the past. In the summer and the rest of the year it is shared by hundreds of thousands of visitors in an atmosphere that can only be found in this southernmost New Jersey community, situated below the Mason-Dixon line.
It is a place to relax, to enjoy the Atlantic Ocean, the city's charming Mall, and most of all, to view the largest collection of authentic Victorian structures in the nation. Cape May is rich in history. Among its famous visitors have been Maestro John Philip Sousa; circus impresario P.T. Barnum; Civil War Generals Robert E. Lee and William Sherman; Abe Lincoln before becoming president; Presidents James Buchanan, Franklin Pierce, Ulysses S. Grant and Benjamin Harrison.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Car is not necessary
Last updated on February 26, 2015
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- Central heating
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Alarm Clock
- Hair dryer
- Ceiling Fans
- Washing Machine
- A/C or climate control
- Clothes Dryer
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Wireless Internet
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Balcony or terrace
- 4 Dining chairs
- 8 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no