Vacation on Sandy Hook at Historic Fort Hancock, NJ!

Located in Gateway National Recreation Area on the Beautiful Jersey Shore

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At the tip of lovely Sandy Hook, the magnificent homes of Officers Row at Fort Hancock will be available to rent for the first time in their storied history. The National Park Service has enabled these historic homes to be renovated as vacation properties, and the very first home was completed during the Summer of 2016. Both sides of this lovely duplex are now available for rent.

Be among the first to stay in this unique setting, surrounded by miles of sandy beach, nature trails and the history of Fort Hancock. In the shadow of the oldest lighthouse in the USA, you'll enjoy a vacation rental unlike anything you've ever experienced.

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Here's The Latest Up-To-Date Information!

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Come Along On This Comprehensive Video Tour Of Our Home!

Special thanks to videographer, historian and local talent John Schneider for this video.

Amazing Renovations, Our First Guests and Low Off-Season Pricing Announced

Greetings Everyone!

Wow! It has been one busy and successful summer out here on Sandy Hook and the transformation of our Officers Row Duplex has been nothing short of remarkable. With all due modesty... and a healthy dose of pride... we can honestly say that if you'd seen our home before we started on this amazing journey, you simply would not recognize it now.

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On August first, our very first guests checked in for the entire month. We had our fingers crossed that everything was truly ready, and to be quite honest we were a bit anxious. Our July to-do list was pretty long and just a few weeks prior we'd had to dig up the backyard for extensive sewer repairs.

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But the reviews are in. We couldn't be happier and neither could the family that drove all the way across the country to stay in our home on the bay.

We even have more good news to share: The second side of our historic duplex just passed its safety inspection and is now available to rent!

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We were fortunate to barter with local professional photographer Jeff Smith, whose glorious photos of both sides of the house, along with the surrounding area, have now transformed our website, allowing you to see the entire home in dramatic detail like never before. Jeff and his wife stayed with us for nearly a week and really loved the place.

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We've also updated our rental pricing for the shoulder and off-season. Those of you hoping for a bit more affordable visit will be pleasantly surprised.

Thank you for your support. We hope to see you soon.

Your Hosts,
Brian Samuelson and Joe Dorsey

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PS — We know that many of you subscribed to our website for updates on the availability of other buildings on Officers Row. The Park Service has been showing a lot of people around out here and they're hoping for a few new proposals to be put forth soon. For more information on getting your own classic mansion on the Jersey Shore, visit

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