The Griscom House

Premier beachfront vacation rental on the Cape May shore

 

About the House

Experience the essence of the Jersey shore with the iconic charm of an early 20th-century colonial revival beachfront home. Only seconds from the front door to an early morning stroll on the beach or a bike ride on the boardwalk, this premier Cape May home has been one family’s summer residence for five generations. Listed as a contributing home on the National Register of Historic Places, The Griscom House offers an iconic experience, history, convenience, the charm of a bygone era plus the modern amenities you would expect.

Amenities

  • Elevator

  • Outdoor enclosed  hot water shower

  • Piano
  • 2 fridges, 2 dishwashers, 2 disposals

  • Gas Fireplace

  • Fenced-in Backyard

  • Flat-screen TVs in the living room, family room, and every bedroom

  • Premium cable channels, Netflix

  • 3 Zoned Air Conditioning/Heating

  • Onsite parking for 5 cars

  • Wifi throughout house

  • Fully stocked kitchen

  • Laundry room

  • 6 bikes

  • Beach chairs, umbrellas

  • Smoke-free and pet-free

Coming Renovations 

By Spring 2020, the house will have undergone major improvements, including:

  • House raise for panoramic ocean viewing

  • 2-story addition in rear'

  • interior elevator

  • expanded underneath parking

Floor Plans

Rendition
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Premium Features

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Sleeps 25

9 Bedrooms, 2 sofa beds, 4.5 baths

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 One Block from Arcade

Kids love video games, skee ball and prizes

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One Block from Shops

Beach Avenue hosts many eateries,cafes, and shops.

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Stunning Beachfront Views

Unparalleled views of the ocean

Large Breezy Porches

Place to watch people, the sky and the ocean.

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One Block from Mini-golf

Family fun after dinner

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Beachfront Property

Easy Access to the beach.  Walk home for lunch.

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The Boardwalk

Several miles of promenade

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Sunrise/Sunset

Where else can you see the sunrise and the sunset in one place!

 

Awesome Porches

Places to relax, enjoy the views and watch the people go by

1st Floor Porch
1st Floor Porch

1st Floor Porch

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justinsteere front porch2

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1st Floor Porch
1st Floor Porch

1st Floor Porch

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Shared Spaces

Places to connect, play and build memories together.

Foyer
Foyer

Spacious entrance to welcome new arrivals and say good-bye to loved ones.

Living Room
Living Room

Enough seating for everyone to relax indoors. TV, fireplace, ceiling fan.

Piano
Piano

For music lovers and music makers.

Foyer
Foyer

Spacious entrance to welcome new arrivals and say good-bye to loved ones.

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Bedrooms

Eight comfortable and tastefully furnished bedrooms radiate off large center hallways on both the second and third floors with newly renovated baths on each floor plus a 3rd bath that is a charming throwback to the 1890's featuring an antique claw foot tub, plus a modern tiled shower added for convenience.

Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1

2nd Floor, Queen Bed, Ocean Front/views The 2nd floor creates the charming antique feel of yesteryear with its lovely antique furnishings and oriental rugs. The queen bedroom on the right sports an antique four-poster canopied bed facing the ocean. Offer TVs and ceiling fans.

Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2

2nd Floor, King Bed, Ocean Front/views With beautiful views of the ocean, this bedroom offers a king-size bed. This bedroom shares a connecting door with the rose-colored king bedroom behind it. You will be lulled gently to sleep while listening to the sounds of the ocean waves lapping at the shore. Offer TVs and ceiling fans.

Bedroom 10
Bedroom 10

Queen murphy bed on ground level with ensuite bath. Multi-purpose room with large screen TV

Bedroom 1
Bedroom 1

2nd Floor, Queen Bed, Ocean Front/views The 2nd floor creates the charming antique feel of yesteryear with its lovely antique furnishings and oriental rugs. The queen bedroom on the right sports an antique four-poster canopied bed facing the ocean. Offer TVs and ceiling fans.

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Milton and Marie Griscom circa 1919.

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Our History

The Short Story

Purchased in 1934 by Milton and Marie Griscom, this historic beachfront property is now owned and operated by their granddaughter, Vicki Allison who rents the 9 bedroom house to families and visitors year-round.

This summer retreat provides the ideal location...steps to the beach, arcade, boardwalk shops, and nearby restaurants. Only ten minutes on foot to the mall and great restaurants.

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Milton Griscom
circa 19115

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Marie Griscom
circa 1915.

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Virginia Griscom
(daughter)

100 Years Later
Vicki Allison, grand-daughter with Abbey, great-granddaughter circa 2015.

Get in Touch

905 Beach Avenue, Cape May NJ 08204

860-395-9909

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