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The Abbey (John B. McCreary House)

  • The Abbey
    The Abbey
    The Abbey
    Main Kitchen
    Main Kitchen
    Main Kitchen
    First Floor Bathroom
    Property description
    Cape May
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    9 Bedrooms, 9 Bathrooms, Sleeps 26
    This historic gem is the most photographed home in Cape May. Built in 1869 by a wealthy Pennsylvania coal baron, John McCreary, its architecture is a mix of Victorian elegance meeting Gothic Revival. Architect Stephen Button designed this beautiful Gothic villa to feature a 60' tower. He also designed her with stenciled and ruby glass arched windows. This home features 4 large public rooms, 9 bedrooms and 9 1/2 baths (mixture of double beds, queen and single beds), all richly decorated with antiques, chandeliers, mahogany trim, beautiful wallpaper and Persian rugs. Shaded verandas and porches offer relaxing spaces for reading, watching the horse-drawn carriages go by or enjoying the summer breezes. Our location in the heart of Cape May's historic district puts you within walking d... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm Clock
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Heating
    • Deck
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Stereo System
    • Toaster
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      No
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Listing #FKN2295786 by: FlipKey
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Gene B
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

We recently rented this nine bedroom, nine bath house for four days so that friends and family from near and far could see our daughter in a play at East Lynn Theater. The house is the most photographed in Cape May - a real Victorian gem that was completely renovated about a year ago. We have rented houses for about... more

Marion B
Randolph, New Jersey, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

11 girlfriends recently stayed at the Abbey. From the moment we walked in, we felt peaceful, happy, and relaxed!! We dined out, though there was everything we could possibly have needed in this big beautiful home; the kitchen was the envy of every woman in our group. We all had our own bedrooms (a few stayed in the same rooms,... more

Management response:

Receiving your very encouraging review helps to remind us of why we worked so hard to make this home and property a place for friends/family to gather and make new and wonderful memories together. Thank you for caring so well for the house during your stay; we would love to welcome you back anytime! more

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Teddy M
Blackwood, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 16 July 2014 for a stay in September 2013

My wife and I were shopping around for a shore destination as the backdrop of our wedding; specifically, we were looking for a beach front location. As we searched, we couldn't find anything that really captured what we were looking for. Then we stumbled upon The Abbey. Immediately, we agreed that would be the place. We called the property owner,... more

Management response:

Thank you, Teddy, for taking the time to post this wonderful review - it was a delight working with you and Allison. We are kindred spirits in the detail department. I would love to work with you in the future should you wish to stay again at The Abbey, and we wish you both the very best! I do have... more

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Listed since : Mar 2012
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