When you drive over the causeway bridge turn left of the boulevard and you will be on your way to Barnegat Light. The Historical Barnegat Light sits high above Long Beach Island on the most northern part of the island. From 30th street and Broadway to the light house its self, there is an endless amount of activities to do with your family. From the bay beach located on West 25th street to the Skate Park, basketball courts and playground on 10th street there is something for everyone. Viking Village is the home to LBI's commercial fishing boats and multiple family owned stores.
High Bar Harbor
While in Barnegat Light turn West on 20th street and you will enter High Bar Harbor. High Bar Harbor is a quite section of Long Beach township located off of Barnegat Light. In High Bar most homes here are situated on a Lagoon giving you your very own access to Barnegat Bay. Also located here is the High Bar Harbor yacht club with great sightseeing and excellent views of Barnegat Light. The average home price here is about $1,100,000 and the average price per square foot is only about $500.
Loveladies is situated between Barnegat Light and Harvey Cedars. Here in Loveladies you will find some of the more luxurious homes on the Island. On the east side (Oceanside) of the boulevard you will find the homes to be located on their very own “tracts”. The tracts allow for Loveladies to have a more secluded feel and allow for a quite relaxing day on your uncrowded beach. On the Bayside many of the houses are locate on a lagoon which allows easy and quick access to the bay. The average home price here is over $2,500,000 and they have an average price per square foot of $850.
Harvey Cedars is located between Loveladies and North Beach. Harvey Cedars is very community oriented and in the summer they host free concerts in Sunset park. Sunset Park is located in the center of town on the bayside of the boulevard and is a great place for your family. There are a handful of restaurants located here which are all excellent for any occasion. Harvey Cedars was one of the first towns on the Island to conduct the beach replenishment project which has given it its larges beaches. Home here in Harvey Cedars sell on average of $1,100,000a and an average of $600 per square foot.
North Beach is just south of Harvey Cedars and is similar to Loveladies. North Beach has many luxurious homes and their very own tract which they are situated on. This quite part of the island is just a bike ride away from Harvey Cedars or Surf City which both provide any accommodations you would need in our many family owned businesses. North Beach homes sell for an average of $1,400,000 with an average of $550 per square foot.
Surf City is just north of the Causeway Bridge and is one of the more busy parts of the island. Surf City is full of small family owned and operated business, restaurants, miniature golf/ arcades and surf shops where you can rent any of your beach needs. Located near the bay are a handful of play grounds and family activities. Surf City is said to be one of the widest parts of the island being it is approximately a quarter miles wide is some areas. The town of Surf City has also conducted the beach replenishment project providing large spacious beaches. The average home sells for $1,000,000 with an average of $500 per square foot.
When you cross over the bridge east bound, you enter Ship Bottom. Ship Bottom is a great area to own a home with easy access of and off Long Beach Island. Here in Ship Bottom there are numerous businesses and restaurants to serve your every need. The Ship Bottom Boat ramp allows it to be easy for your boat or wave runner to easily enter and exit the water. Ship Bottom hold bay front concerts in the summer time for everyone to attend. The beach replenishment project has been performed in Ship Bottom leaving enough room for everyone to enjoy the beach. The average lot size is smaller than other parts of the island and the average is valued between $500,000-$600,000.
Brant Beach is a large part of Long beach township on what is considered the “south” end of the Island. Brant Beach stretches from Ship Bottom to 72nd Street. Here in Brant Beach you will find the Brant Beach Yacht Club, multiple restaurants, ice cream shops, and Bay View Park. Bay View Park is located on 68th street and Long Beach Blvd, which is across the street from Long Beach Township Police Department. Inside of Bay view Park there is a playground and you can launch your stand up paddle board (SUP), kayak, or enjoy some wind surfing. The bay beach inside Bay View Park is guarded by a Long Beach Township Lifeguard in the summer for you or your child’s swimming pleasure. There are also public restrooms located in this area. The average home is on the market from approximately $1,000,000-$1,300,000 or about $546 per square foot. It is possible we can locate a home for you in this area for much less.
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From 72nd street (the end of Brant Beach) and for the next two miles contains six different sections of Long Beach Township within 55 blocks. Here is a long stretch of highly sought after homes due to is spacious area without too much vehicle congestion. Within this area Beach Avenue provides a nice straight road with clearly marked bikes lanes. Within this area there is an excellent mix of summer rentals and home owners enjoying the summer on LBI. In the summertime you will find many families always rent houses leading up to lifelong friendships. At any time in the summer within this are you can find a block party with friends reminiscing about summers past. This is an excellent part of the Island to have a family visit time and time again. Also located here is the brand new super market Acme which brings its convenience to the island of provides everything necessary for your stay. Houses within these areas can sell from anyway of $600,000 to $1,300,000.
Beach Haven Terrace
Beach Haven Terrace is eight blocks long and is excellent area for large families or a family with children. Here you will find an excellent mix of returning families for the summer and summer rentals. This area has a large amount of kids ranging from all ages who are building lifelong friendships. On 131st street there is a bay beach which is guarded by a life guard in the summer time and also a large Gazebo to sit and watch the boats go by. On the beach entrance of 131st street is a handicap ramp for public use. Located here there are many restaurants including Terrace Tavern, Oyster House Bar, Roberto’s, The Beach House, El Swell, and Stefano’s California Grill who has won the Chowderfest numerous times. Also located here are multiple businesses including Wawa, TD Bank, Gulf Gas Station, and our favorite Van Dyk Group office! Here in Beach Haven Terrace houses can range from $500,000 to $800,000 with Beach front property over $2,000,000.
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The next three towns are all within a mile stretch of Long Beach boulevard just north of Beach Haven. This part of the Island is also a great area for families big and small. Within in this mile we have two separate bikes lanes for travel or pleasure. Beach Avenue and Atlantic Avenue both have bikes lanes making it enjoyable for everyone to use. In this area you will also find an excellent mix of family returning for summer or houses to rent for the week. Living in the part of town makes it easy to enjoy the fun of the Beach Haven activities but far enough away for the peace and quiet of LBI. Also Located here is the best not so kept secret the Hudson House Bar which is a great place to start or end your night. Average homes sale here is between $800,000 to 1,000,000.
If you are looking to be in the middle of all the fun for families or adults here we are. Located here is too much to mention but from shopping in Bay Village, the playground on the bay front, to Fantasy Island which is great for all ages. Also located in Bay Village is a public boat ramp with easy access to the bay. Fantasy Island is the only amusement park on the island and if you’re not into rides their arcade is second to none. If you’re looking for a night out on the town this is where the islands majority of the bars are. From the Marlin, to the Ketch located on the bay or the Sea Shell located right on the beach. Also located here are numerous restaurants including the famous Chicken or the Egg. If you’re looking for the part of the Island which is great for all ages and just about everything is a bike ride away than this is the right place for you. Although Beach Haven is full of activity but don’t be fooled there are some tucked away streets which provide some peace and quiet. The average price of a residence here is approximately $900,000.
Down in Holgate you can enjoy being a bike ride away from Beach Haven but far enough away for some peace and quiet. Holgate is approximately a mile long and has some of the more quiet streets on the south end of the island. This is because there are only three local businesses down here and it is considered the “end”. Yes, Holgate infamously took a hit during Sandy back in 2012 but it has bounced back with countless new constructions or renovated homes in the area. The end of Holgate provides a public parking lot with free parking and public bathrooms.