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A Cape May shingle-style house near the beach, for $879,000

This four-bedroom, three-bath house is just two blocks from the beach. 

Cape May County Association of Realtors

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Cape May sits at the southern tip of New Jersey's Cape May Peninsula, making it a hotspot both for summer beach visitors and famed great white shark Mary Lee, who visits every season. It has long been ranked one of the top beaches in the country and the best beach in a state full of them. Cape May also has a slew of museums, cute stores, restaurants, food stalls, alpacas, and beautiful Victorian architecture.

If any of that sounds appealing to you, consider this four-bedroom, three-bath cedar shake house at 1712 Maryland Ave. in Poverty Beach, now priced at $879,000. The house is a spacious 2,062 square feet and sits just a couple blocks from the beach, making it a prime spot for summer visitors.

The house's front leaded-glass door opens to a sunny foyer.

There's an eat-in kitchen with dark wood cabinetry and renovated flooring.

There's also a dining room, which offers up a bit more light.

The house's immense, carpeted living room is outfitted with big windows and a wood-burning stove. 

There's also a three-season room leading out to a deck.

There's room for dining, too.

The listing didn't provide photos of all four bedrooms, but here's one, which is located upstairs.

The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, and leads out to a private deck.

Here's the deck.

There's also a big deck downstairs.

And an expansive backyard.

The house is about a three-hour drive from the city. You can also take  New Jersey Transit bus from Port Authority.