Cottage on Maryland Avenue

Cape May, NJ

Pricing and Availability  -  Cottage on Maryland Avenue

2020 Rent-From-Owner Rates – rates are for leases signed by Dec 31, 2019 and paid by check. I’m not sure yet if rates will go up next year. Information below is current as of 11/27/19

GOOD NEWS: No taxes for renters when renting direct from owner via this local website. The NJ law was changed. This saves you several hundred dollars compared to renting on national websites. Also no Realtor administration fees.

5BR house (sleeps up to 10) including the 2 bedrooms upstairs.

3BR 1st floor (sleeps 2 to 6) Same house, we just lock off the 2nd floor) only available Sept to June. Still have 3 BR, 1 1/2 BA, Kitchen , LR, screened in deck, rear deck, yard. 

NA = rented/not available. X = 3BR house is not available in prime summer times

Vacation Timing:

5 BR House Rental

3 BR House Rental



$1595/wk Fri - Fri

$925/4 nights Mon-Fri

$925/ Fri-Mon long weekends

$1195/wk. Fri-Fri

$740/Mon-Fri midweek

$740/ Fri-Mon long weekends

May prior to Memorial day.

Fri/Sat of Memorial Weekend NA

$1595/wk Fri-Fri

$1125/ MonFri midweek

$1125 Fri-Mon long weekends

$1275/wk Fri-Fri

$1125/MonFri midweek

$895 Fri-Mon long weekends


Mon 5/25 – Mon 6/1



OR Sun 5/25 – Sun 5/31



OR Sun 5/24 – Fri 5/29 5nt special



OR Mon 5/25- Fri 5/29 4nt special



Or thru Sat may be possible. TBD

June:  Prices progress as get later in prime season. Only the following stays are still available:

Fri 5/29 – Fri 6/5



OR Sat 5/30 –Sat 6/6



July: $4295/week. All July stays already rented/NA



August: $4295/week. Only the following stays are still available:


Sat 8/8 – Sat 8/15



Sat 8/15 – Fri 8/21 (6 night special)



Sun 8/23 – Sat 8/29 (6 night special)



Sat 8/29 – Fri 9/4 (6 night special)



Or Sat 8/29 – Thur 9/4 (5 night special)



September: Prices go down progressively even though this is often the nicest month for weather and almost everything is still open.

Sun 9/6 - Sat 9/12 (6 night special)



OR Mon 9/7-Sat 9/12(5 night special) Sun/Mon to Fri also avail.



Sat 9/12-Sat 9/19



Sat 9/19-Fri 9/25 (6 night special)



Mon 9/28 – Mon 9/5



Mon 9/28-Fri 10/3 (6 night special)



Mon 9/28-Fri 10/3 (5 night special)




October (10/5 or later)


$1095/ Mon-Fri midweek

$1095 Fri-Mon long weekend


$875/ Mon-Fri midweek

$875 Fri-Mon long weekend



$995/ Mon-Fri midweek

$995 Fri-Mon long weekend


$775/ Mon-Fri midweek

$875 Fri-Mon long weekend

Last few weeks of Sept (as well as Oct, Nov, April and May) can be rented various ways depending on availability so email us if you don’t see the scenario you prefer.

Other Information:

  • All rates and dates subject to landlord’s mistakes/inability to look at calendar correctly;)
  • No pets. No smoking inside. No exceptions. Evidence of smoking or pets is cause for eviction, loss of remaining days and security deposit.
  • For any house you rent, we suggest renters consider travel insurance since reservations cannot be refunded
  • After agreeing on a stay and reviewing info on surfrentals dot com, I will email you a lease which you return regular US mail postmarked and in mail within 2 days. About 1/2 rent is 1st payment with signed lease. Balance, $500 security dep, $120 cleaning service fee ($95 when renting 3BR 1st floor) are due with 2nd payment. If house is left extra dirty and requires more cleaning, tenant is responsible for the service’s additional charges
  • Tenant provides all linens or may arrange for them with a local linen service like or   90% of our renters simply bring them from home.

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