Publisher’s picks: Buying the ultimate beach property in time for summer

With summer just around the corner, what better time to begin the search for your slice of the Jersey Shore? Who knows … if all the stars align, you could be in by Memorial Day Weekend. Check out these dream-like properties that would undoubtedly make every summer an unforgettable one.

— Tom Hughes, CEO & publisher

Cape May County

Cape May

1624 New York Ave.

Just one block to top-rated beaches and located in the Poverty Beach neighborhood, this 5,200-square-foot residence features six bedrooms, six bathrooms, elevator and ocean views from the master suite.

Offered at $2.695 million
Desatnick Real Estate LLC, 609-884-1300

Atlantic County


117 S. 17th St.

Tucked away in the southernmost area of Longport, this custom masterpiece offers 10 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms with a kitchen off the outdoor pool and patio affording ease of entertaining for family and friends.

Offered at $5.25 million
DiLorenzo Realty Group, 609-350-7475

Ocean County

Bay Head

16 Mount St.

Only one home from the beach, this seven-bedroom, four-bathroom residence is filled with charm. Multiple decks and porches with ocean views, an in-ground pool and plenty of updates add to the appeal of this Bay Head charmer.

Offered at $3.42 million
Diane Turton, Realtors, 855-629-0778

Monmouth County

Spring Lake

17 Washington Ave.

Sited on a 237-by-150 parcel, this historic residence with ocean views, saltwater pool, lush landscaping and a 1,700-square-foot renovated beach cottage is perfect for a large family as well as guests.

Offered at $8.9 million
Ward Wight Sotheby’s Intl. Realty, 732-449-3322