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The Griscom House

Premier beachfront vacation rental on the Cape May shore

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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.

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  • 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 

In Spring 2020, the house was majorly renovated:

  • House was raised for panoramic ocean viewing

  • 2-story addition in rear

  • expanded underneath parking

Floor Plans

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Premium Features

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Sleeps up to 25

10 Bedrooms, 2 sofa beds, 7 baths

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 One Block from Arcade

Kids love video games, skee ball and prizes

One Block from Shops

Beach Avenue hosts many eateries,cafes, and shops.

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Stunning Beachfront Views

Unparalleled views of the ocean

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Large Breezy Porches

Place to watch people, the sky and the ocean.

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

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Awesome Porches

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

Shared Spaces

Places to connect, play and build memories together.

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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.

Our History
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105 years Later
Vicki Allison (in white), with daughter, Abbey (in black), sister, niece & grandnephew.

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 10 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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Marie & Milton Griscom, 1915

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905 Beach Avenue, Cape May NJ 08204


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