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.
Outdoor enclosed hot water shower
2 fridges, 2 dishwashers, 2 disposals
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
Beach chairs, umbrellas
Smoke-free and pet-free
Places to connect, play and build memories together.
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.
2nd Floor, King Bed, Ocean View
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.
3rd Floor, Queen and Trundle Beds
This bedroom offers a queen bed on the oceanfront side, with a daybed and spare trundle mattress underneath. Offer TVs and ceiling fans.
Milton and Marie Griscom circa 1919.
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.
100 Years Later
Vicki Allison, grand-daughter with Abbey, great-granddaughter circa 2015.
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905 Beach Avenue, Cape May NJ 08204