29 Ocean Street

$3,999,999, 12 Beds 12 Baths 6,000 Sqft

About This Property

"THE HUMPHREY HUGHES HOUSE" LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION This circa 1900 Seaside Estate is located in Cape May's Primary Historic District, 1/2 block to the beach and 2 blocks to the Washington Street Walking Mall. Some of the shores finest restaurants, outdoor cafes, quaint shops, theater and the best collection of Victorian homes are all within walking distance of this seaside beauty. Relax on the fifty foot front porch with ocean views and warm breezes, as the horse and carriages slowly pass by. As you enter through the front door you are greeted with spectacular woodwork, a beautiful hand carved staircase, stained glass windows and a cozy fireplace that enhances the living room. The formal dining room is graciously appointed with seating for ten, period furnishings and an inviting fireplace. The glass enclosed sun porch located off the dining room and parlor is the perfect spot to curl up and read a good book. The kitchen and butlers pantry is large enough to gather the entire family to help prepare the Holiday dinners or those special occasion events. All twelve bedrooms are en-suite and several have their own sitting room with cable and TV. The lower level offers a family room and nanny quarters, laundry facilities and parking for one car inside. Maybe one of Cape May's finest porches, 50 feet long, with ocean views makes this the perfect entertaining spot for that special cocktail party or just be lazy and enjoy watching Cape May walk past your porch. Formally this building was operated as the Humphrey Hughes Seaside Inn and was for the last 32 years one of Cape May's premier Bed and Breakfast Inns This Historic Cottage still retains all the licenses to run this property as a successful B & B. All the bed linens, towels, china, silverware and an extensive inventory of period furniture convey with the property Several heating and hot water systems keep up with the 12 bedrooms for any occasion and offers a laundry area, plenty of storage and parking for three cars. All perspectives must be prequalified. This home is shown by appointment only, owners live on site so please respect their privacy. This property is ready to become a Seaside Bed and Breakfast or a Boutique Hotel once again should the new owners choose to do so. Owners will supply the buyer with names and email from years of prior guests. Become your own boss, live at the beach and enjoy being part of a wonderful beach community.

Essential Information

MLS® #210762
Full Baths12
Square Footage6,000
Year Built1900
Sub-TypeSingle Family


Victorian, Cottage, Three Story

Community Information

Address29 Ocean Street
AreaCape May
CityCape May
StateNew Jersey


ViewWater View
Is WaterfrontYes
WaterfrontBeach Block


Concrete Driveway, Garage, 1 Car, 3 Car, Attached, Heated Garage


FireplacesFireplace- Gas

Interior Features

Wood Flooring, Security System, Smoke/Fire Alarm, Fireplace- Gas


Range, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Oven, Self-Clean Oven, Microwave Oven, Dishwasher, Smoke/Fire Detector, Stove Electric


Gas Natural, Baseboard, Radiator, Hot Water, Multi-Zoned


Full, Outside Entrance, Inside Entrance, Masonry Floors/Wall


ExteriorShingle, Wood

Exterior Features

Screened Porch, Sidewalks, Deck, Porch, Cable TV, Outside Shower

Additional Information

Date ListedMarch 3rd, 2021
Days on Market40

Listing Details


Coldwell Banker Sol Needles Real Estate

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