Welcome to the Sandcastle offered by Beach Block Realty at 137 Ocean Avenue in Ocean City, NJ. This stunning NEW construction 2nd floor property offers the latest in ultra-luxury open floor plan shore living comprised of 2,580 ft2 with 6 bedrooms and 5 full bathrooms comfortably sleeps up to 16 guests. The private elevator provides ease of access for luggage upon arrival, as well as seamless entry for grandparents or those needing extra assistance. Situated only two blocks from the beach on the edge of the Gardens, you are ideally located for short walks to the beach, boardwalk, and downtown attractions to enjoy all that Ocean City has to offer during your relaxing stay. The interior of our home was beautifully designed with brand new furnishings and quality finishes to create a tranquil environment for your stay. From initial design through final construction, every detail was carefully considered from the open floorplan living to the luxury finishes throughout the house. The warm tone of the 8-inch wide plank oak flooring covering the full footprint imparts both a sense of continuity and warmth to your presence. Complimented by 6-inch baseboards and 4-inch door casings, the upgraded wood trim further confers an upscale look and feel of the space. The chef-inspired gourmet kitchen is centered around a massive 14-foot long quartz island with overhead pendant lighting. The sophisticated design of two-tone soft-close cabinetry features white uppers with complimentary gray base cabinets. Crisp LED under cabinet lighting reflecting from the pristine white backsplash tile provides plenty of light on the quartz countertop working surfaces during meal prep. New stainless-steel appliances include French door refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, and a convenient built-in beverage center. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, glasses, flatware, pots, pans, knives, serving utensils, Keurig coffee dispenser, standard coffee maker, toaster, blender, and all essentials your chef will need to craft your 5-star meals. Just off the gourmet kitchen is a large dining area surrounded by natural light on three sides including floor to ceiling windows which bestow and open and airy sense to your mealtime gatherings. Connected via the great room space is the entertainment area anchored by a gas fireplace and 65-inch widescreen TV on a shiplap enhanced focus wall. Plenty of comfortable seating suitable for conversation with friends and family or to take in a favorite television show or movie. Access to the spacious L-shaped front porch spanning the entire front of the property is available through the three-panel French doors off the entertaining area or through an additional doorway from the dining area. A porch roof protects the outdoor entertaining oasis which is comprised of a large comfortable seating area, great for people watching or relaxing after a day on the beach. An additional outdoor dining area on the front deck is open to the air to enjoy your favorite meal in the best weather the Jersey Shore has to offer. The custom floorplan accommodates comfortable sleeping arrangements for up to 16 guests amongst the available 6 bedrooms which consist of 2 king master bedrooms each with en suite bathrooms, 1 junior queen master with en suite bathroom, 1 queen, 2 twin bunk beds (4 people), and 1 double bunk bed (4 people). With 5 immaculately appointed full bathrooms, each with high end custom tilework, there will never be a wait to brush your teeth or prepare for dinner. High-definition flat screen televisions are available in each bedroom, and free high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the house. Access to the relaxing rear veranda is convenient from either king master bedroom, perfect for that early morning cup of coffee or to catch the evening breeze. The oversized laundry room contains a front-loading washer and dryer, with ample room for laundry folding on the quartz countertop, and storage in the cabinets above. A favorite amongst vacationers at the shore is the roomy private outdoor shower, great for getting your day started or rinsing off the sand after fun on the beach. The expansive tiled first floor foyer offers access to the elevator, second floor stairway, and garage. Plenty of storage space is available in the foyer for sandals or items from the beach. With parking at a premium in this valuable location, the property includes off-street parking for three cars, with two cars in the garage and one car in the driveway. To ease your vacation packing, we offer 10 beach chairs, umbrella, boogie boards, children’s sand toys, corn hole game, and a sizable aluminum beach caddy for getting all of your favorite gear to the beach. For those with small children, a highchair and booster seat are also available for your convenience. Grill masters can take a turn with the stainless-steel Weber BBQ grill for the perfect steak dinner. Our property offers the ultimate in true beach living and comfort. Once you arrive, all you need to is park the cars and enjoy all that Ocean City has to offer—no need for your car again until you are ready to leave. Located within close walking distance to all the best attractions Ocean City has to offer, you can easily walk to the beach, boardwalk, amusements, entertainment, arcade, water slide, music pier, downtown, miniature golf, restaurants, playgrounds, basketball, and tennis courts, just to name a few. Voted “the #1 Beach in New Jersey' and selected by the Travel Channel as one of the “Best Family Beaches in America” as well as one of the “Best Beaches in America”, Ocean City is the perfect location for a family vacation. Other much-deserved accolades: Fine Living Magazine rated the Ocean City Boardwalk as #4 in the nation, Frommer’s highlighted Ocean City in its top “13 Destinations” and readers of the Philadelphia Inquirer ranked Ocean City the “#1 Vacation Spot” in the region, citing “Colorful umbrellas, dolphins, long walks together, boardwalk, music pier, family and friends –- the week that could go on forever.” We desire the perfect vacation for you! We provide plenty of pillows, blankets, and comforters on the beds, but please remember to bring your own linens, bath towels and beach towels for your stay. Linens and blankets can also be rented locally. To preserve the integrity of this luxury rental for all guests, we do not allow senior week, prom, or other underage groups, enforce a smoke-free environment, and do not allow pets of any kind. During peak season, our rentals are Saturday to Saturday with a 3:00 PM check in and 10:00 AM checkout. For custom dates during the off season, please call with your request. We respond quickly to all questions and inquiries—don’t hesitate to give us a call.