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"The perfect getaway. The private lake is pristine and serene, perfect for kayaking or paddle boarding. Robin has done an amazing job creating a relaxing environment where you feel welcome." - August 2018

Secluded resort-like property 5 miles from the beach!The best of both world's at NJ's southernmost shore; explore coastal beaches and attractions then retreat to a beautiful

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"The perfect getaway. The private lake is pristine and serene, perfect for kayaking or paddle boarding.  Robin has done an amazing job creating a relaxing environment where you feel welcome."  - August 2018

Secluded resort-like property 5 miles from the beach! The best of both world's at NJ's southernmost shore; explore coastal beaches and attractions then retreat to a beautiful scenic lake with a dock, boating, fire pit, lookout-tower, trails, fishing, beach passes and chairs; ALL INCLUDED!

We are located on the edge of the NJ Pinelands on a clear sandy lake in the town of Cape May Court House, 5 miles from the pure white sandy beaches at Stone Harbor and Avalon, and just 12 miles from historic Cape May!

We welcome couples looking for peace and quiet and a reconnection with nature; quiet, mindful guests with a caretaker philosophy for the land and yourselves. Because of the open body of water, and the other couples on the lake seeking peace and quiet, we rarely host children under 13 years old.  Extra guest charge applies to any guest after the first two.   

We ask you to leave our property as pristine as you find it so that those that follow you may enjoy fully.  Your private site is surrounded by peaceful waters with an abundance of nature.  Site has an amazingly comfortable hammock for two.  Shower, bathroom as well as daily kayaks and paddle board use included with your booking.  Outdoor bathroom is closed mid Nov - late March.

Firewood provided; small fires please.  Over the fire cooking grate at site.  

Outdoor amenities (boats, trails) are shared with my family and other guests.  There are 4 different accommodations on property for guests, though only one campsite.  Property and amenities are for registered guests only.   No visitors.

We do not offer credits or refunds due to the discomforts of nature. The fun continues rain, shine or humidity.  

NEARBY ACTIVITIES: Beaches, Birding, Boating, Biking, Tennis, Fishing, Historical Sites, Surfing, Horseback, Museums, Vineyards, Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens, Lighthouses, County Park with Free Zoo, Cape May Lewes Ferry to Historic Lewes, Shopping, Dining, and so much more.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
1 bookable site
Access
Moderate walk (5 - 10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to 4 people per site
Potable water available
Spigot
Fires allowed
Firewood provided, fire ring
Toilet available
Flush toilet
No pets
Showers available
Hot water
Bins available
Recycling bin, trash bin
Picnic table available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Robin a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 2 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

Bring your own kayaks/canoe or rent ours.

Paddling

Bring your own kayaks/canoe or rent ours.

Fishing
Hiking
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Hidden Lakeside Site w/ Boats Inc.! in New Jersey.

Beach

Lake beach on site. ocean 5 mile drive.

Swimming hole

Crystal clear spring fed swimming lake

Forest
Lake
Prairie, meadow, ...
Wetlands

Places to see near Secluded Lakeside Escape

Great Egg Harbor River
Great Egg Harbor River
15 miles way Explore
Cape Henlopen State Park
Cape Henlopen State Park
28 miles way Explore
Parvin State Park
Parvin State Park
32 miles way Explore
Delaware Seashore State Park
Delaware Seashore State Park
35 miles way Explore
Killens Pond State Park
Killens Pond State Park
40 miles way Explore
Trap Pond State Park
Trap Pond State Park
54 miles way Explore
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve
57 miles way Explore
Lums Pond State Park
Lums Pond State Park
57 miles way Explore
Martinak State Park
Martinak State Park
58 miles way Explore
Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site
Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site
59 miles way Explore
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
59 miles way Explore
Independence National Historical Park
Independence National Historical Park
60 miles way Explore
Tuckahoe State Park
Tuckahoe State Park
61 miles way Explore
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
61 miles way Explore
First State National Monument
First State National Monument
63 miles way Explore
Assateague State Park
Assateague State Park
64 miles way Explore
Ridley Creek State Park
Ridley Creek State Park
67 miles way Explore
Elk Neck State Park
Elk Neck State Park
68 miles way Explore
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Valley Forge National Historical Park
75 miles way Explore
Pocomoke River State Park
Pocomoke River State Park
76 miles way Explore
Susquehanna State Park
Susquehanna State Park
79 miles way Explore
Allaire State Park
Allaire State Park
79 miles way Explore
Washington Crossing State Park
Washington Crossing State Park
81 miles way Explore
Evansburg State Park
Evansburg State Park
81 miles way Explore
Chesapeake Bay
Chesapeake Bay
90 miles way Explore
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National H...
90 miles way Explore
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
90 miles way Explore
French Creek State Park
French Creek State Park
91 miles way Explore
Susquehannock State Park
Susquehannock State Park
92 miles way Explore
Cheesequake State Park
Cheesequake State Park
95 miles way Explore
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
Fort McHenry National Monument and Histo...
95 miles way Explore
Janes Island State Park
Janes Island State Park
95 miles way Explore
Nockamixon State Park
Nockamixon State Park
95 miles way Explore
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic T...
96 miles way Explore
Hampton National Historic Site
Hampton National Historic Site
97 miles way Explore

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Hipcamper Jamie
Jamie C.
recommends this listing.
April 25th, 2018

Quiet, lovely and private camping site. If you're looking to get away from everything, this is your spot. The site itself was pristine (as was the bathroom!!) , and I must say it's truly a gem in the land-sharing/camping niche. I have to admit I'm a bit of a groupie for this spot, as I've had the pleasure of staying at this lakeside location in their tiny cabin and in the main house rentals, and it has been incredible each time around. The campsite is off a path around the lake, about a 5-10 minute walk from where you park near the main house. You are surrounded by glorious water views, but the site itself is secluded and peaceful. Plus there are plenty of trees around for prime hammock hangs :) And did I mention the bathroom? They have the most amazing outdoor shower with twinkle lights and a pergola covered in beautiful flowering vines. It's incredible. I've been to plenty of campsites and cabins and at this point, this one is by far my favorite.

All in all, you can tell this is a lovingly maintained family owned property. Enjoy your stay, bring a hammock and a kayak (or use theirs), but most importantly: plan to arrive in time to catch the amazing sunset over the lake!

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Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on August 14th, 2018

Thank you for coming to the lake Jamie. You were a wonderful guest!

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Hipcamper Jenny
Jenny M.
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July 24th, 2018

Views on views on views! Wow what a great spot. From the moment I stepped foot on the property serenity took over. You are welcomed by lush green everywhere and a spectacular lake. A 5 minute trail takes you to the campsite, a secluded spot surrounded by lake views. Don't forget to stop by "Ted's Tower" on your way! Swim, sail, paddle board, canoe, float... whatever you do, make sure to get in that lake because the water is perfect. Reflect on the dock or lounge in one of the many chairs or hammocks by the shore to take in all the beauty and peace around you. And what is camping without a campfire? Firewood is provided, making life even easier. The vine covered bathroom is cleanly and complete with fairy lights when night falls.

This place is the perfect getaway if you are looking for an intimate and beautiful spot. The grounds are well maintained and the host, Robin, was very attentive.

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Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on August 14th, 2018

Thanks for coming Jenny! You were terrifc lakeside guests.

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Hipcamper Carrie
Carrie M.
recommends this listing.
July 2nd, 2018

I'm almost temped not to review this place so we can assure a future booking. The campsite was perfect! We spent all weekend watching fish, turtles and birds and alternating between the campsite and the access beach. It's a walk-in site with a 4-5 minute easy hike from the house (where you park) and shower/bathroom/water to get to the campsite. If you're car campers like we are and pack a lot of stuff, take note that you'll be doing a few trips back to the car. (If you're new to camping, it might not be the best option just because walk-ins add an extra layer of work.) It was worth it for the seclusion for us! If you're planning on arriving after dark definitely take the hike into account and bring headlamps/flashlights. Robin left out a very handy wagon that we used to cart our stuff.

Robin was great to work with and check-in was a breeze. She also offered some tips on great places to grab food if you want to take a break from campfire meals. :)

Bring bug spray - it's camping after all. We did see ticks, but no more than we usually do when we're out in the woods. The site has a picnic table, a lovely firepit / cooking grate, and gorgeous views. (And free firewood!) The outdoor shower was beautiful and the lake was perfect for swimming, paddle-boarding or just floating.

We're already discussing when we'll be back. Thanks for sharing this special spot with us Robin!

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on August 14th, 2018

Loved having your family at the lake!

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Hipcamper Casey
Casey J.
recommends this listing.
July 24th, 2018

Beautiful spot, warm lake, amazing amenities!

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on August 14th, 2018

Thanks Casey!

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Hipcamper Conor
Conor K.
recommends this listing.
August 27th, 2018

We had a great time at Robin's site. We were looking for something private but with access to facilities also in a good location for summer fun. This was exactly that. On top of that, Robin was an excellent host. She is very easy to communicate with and was eager to know if there was anything she could do to improve our experience.

The camping area is tucked away on the side of the lake away from the house and her other rentals. We had lot's of stuff with us but the walk never felt too long and she lent us a wagon to make it even easier. The site is pretty big and had everything we needed including a picnic table, fire ring, grill grate and shovel. It's right on the water so there were gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. The outdoor bathroom is located back at the house. It was very clean, well stocked and spacious. There's lots to do on the property too including swimming/boating in the lake and walking the grounds. Just wish we had booked a couple more days to take full advantage of the amenities!

The whole Cape May area is really amazing and we had lots of options to explore beyond the property. The beaches are about 15 mins driving and lots of Shore attractions nearby. We would definitely come back!

Hipcamper Yev
Yev G.
recommends this listing.
October 9th, 2018

Amazing experience! Definitely exceeded our expectations! 5 mins walk from the main house but feels as private as it possibly can. Robin is an amazing host! I would definitely recommend this place to anybody looking to get away from busy city life. 10 stars out of 5!!!

Hipcamper Rubelle
Rubelle P.
recommends this listing.
October 11th, 2018

The campsite was spectacular and I couldn't be more than happy with this place. Robin is an absolute darling and she was very attentive and accommodating. This is indeed a gem, perfect for couple and singles alike. I stayed for 2 nights with stargazing views, nice wind breeze and a comfortable hammock that I fell asleep on several times. As a female, I felt safe and relax to roam around w/o feeling any kind of threat. I took the kayak boat on my own and explored around the lake. Overall, it was one of the most relaxing and hands down the loveliest place I have ever stayed in. Thank you Robin for providing me this safe haven to re-center myself.

Re-centering myself in this quite beautiful place.
Hipcamper Leigh
Leigh N.
recommends this listing.
October 17th, 2018

This spot was absolutely perfect! It was secluded, cozy and incredibly scenic. I would recommend to anyone!

Property
Secluded Lakeside Escape
State
New Jersey
$45/night
1 Site