|An impressive view of Ashling Cottage Bed & Breakfast beckons you in from the front walkway with its 1877 architectural charm making it one of the most popular New Jersey vacation rentals.|
|This 'eye-catching' atrium porch has attracted visitors to the quaintness of this historic bed and breakfast for the past 100 years.|
|Before entering the main entrance of this serene Jersey Shore vacation rental, a glance at the new porch wicker rockers and lounge chairs and beautiful floral arrangements beckons to guests to relax and read, in quiet, under the glistening shade cover of the historic sycamores. You notice that you can see and hear the waves breaking in the distance at this beachy ocean views Jersey Shore lodging.|
|The tasteful comfort and casual elegance of the inn is already apparent at the main entrance.|
|Wow! What a wonderful setting! This looks like a comfortable home for my vacation.|
|The ‘beach-fresh’ comfort, casual, light and airy décor is a match to the inn's convenience to the beach and ocean just one block away.|
|The dining room is a comfortable room to savor your snacks, enjoy complimentary beverages, play games, plan your day and evening dinner and entertainment using the information and brochure materials provided.|
|You will feel like you are having breakfast outdoors in a floral garden. When you look to the east you see the ocean, when you look to the west you see the ‘wedding-perfect’ lake in Spring Lake. The fresh flowers on the tables and summer's ocean breezes through the open breezeway provides an incredible way to enjoy your tastefully-fresh served breakfast.|
The atrium porch is where breakfast is served every morning to the delight of our guests. When you eat your breakfast here you feel as if you're eating outdoors. We get a wonderful ocean breeze that eases through the open windows in the Summer Season. Since the property is shaded with glistening shade from the sycamore trees on the property, the whole building including the atrium porch, the front porch and the side porches are cooled substantially.
The porch is carpeted making it quiet even on the busiest days. There are tables just for couples and some for groups. The view is spectacular with the ocean on one side and the lake on the other. The beautiful landscaped properties are in full view in this airy setting.
Fresh coffee is available in this room every morning before and during breakfast. The dining room offers additional eating space for morning breakfasts. It offers an alternative eating area in wintry inclement weather, where the guests can be comfortable near the living room fireplace and still be able to see the beautiful scenery. Coffee is available throughout the day, using the microwave oven for a quick turnaround.
The oak cabinets add an antique elegance. The beauty of the refinished original flooring sparkles poignantly in this room.
|The dining room refrigerator is available for guests to store their own beverages. Ice is available from the refrigerator's ice freezer.|
The living room has a quiet respite for reading and relaxing in a beach-fresh ambiance. The wicker furniture offers an air of a breeze in the summer. The fireplace lends its warmth to the setting during the off-season. The refinished floors lend a quiet luxuriousness to the surroundings. There are plenty of up-to-date books and magazines to provide their stories and articles of interest to the guests on their restful getaway.
Special TV events become even more special on the large screen 33" TV with 300+ stations to appeal to any taste.
Couples enjoy relaxing on the large couches with their fluffy pillows.
The wicker rocker and comfortable recliner help to while away the time while chatting, reading or just relaxing.
This view illustrates the beauty of the entryway for Ashling Cottage. Guests are welcomed at this point and their facilities and services tour begins here. Over 2500 guests have entered these portals over six years. In 2004, 60% of these guests were returning guests during the ownership of the present Innkeepers. Ashling Cottage Award-winning Plaques are visible here.
This portal is also the exit to the ocean and beach 1 block to the east. It could be the start of a 2-block walk to town for boutique shopping or a block to the lake to view the beauty of the wooden footbridges and the swans and ducks that populate the scenery.
|The cherry veneer cabinets highlight this very beautiful, yet functional, kitchen. This is the production facility for delivering the tasty breakfasts that our guests enjoy every week. The appliances are like-new including the six-burner Viking gas fired stove and oven. The island in the center becomes a functional hub for preparing the breakfast menu along with the center island satellite sink. A view through the entry way to the living room provides an indication of waiting guests. The pantry to the right of the entry way offers convenient storage for breakfast staples.|
|Room #3 or 'Heavenly' is typical of our Deluxe Rooms. This room reflects the light, airy, and fresh feel and look of all our newly redecorated rooms. Our Deluxe Rooms are the larger of the 11 rooms in the B&B.|
|Room #10 or 'English Rose' is typical of one of our Premium Rooms - a true delight.|
|One of the most popular pastimes, in season, is to relax, read, cuddle, and maybe even sleep in the hammock, located along the side of the B&B grounds. What a wonderful spot to enjoy the floral landscaping and trestle nearby.|
As you leave this special place some call 'Camelot', we know that your memories will reflect the same warm feelings expressed by our previous guests who have written us to express their joy at their stay with us.
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