Firehouses to Farmhouses: 16 Enticing Airbnbs You Can Enjoy in NJ

Enjoy a "staycation" this summer without leaving the Garden State at one of these unique homes available on Airbnb.

Looking for an unforgettable weekend getaway? These charming homes throughout New Jersey are all available to rent on Airbnb. It’s hard to choose a favorite.

Converted 19th-Century Firehouse, Lambertville

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“Stay in a gorgeous completely private two-bedroom converted 19th-century firehouse apartment in the center of beautiful Lambertville, New Jersey. Our two-story home features two bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, Victorian details and a 500-square-foot roof deck.”

Starting at $150 per night

18th-Century Stone Farmhouse, Stockton

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This farmhouse has two Airbnb rentals, one on the rustic bottom floor and the other on the more modern top floor.  “One-of-a-kind farmhouse apartment located on a working grass-fed cattle and sheep farm. Comfortably sleeps two, steps to the walking/bike path along the canal and under two miles from downtown Stockton.” There’s also a cooking school at the farm.

Starting at $150 per night

Creekside Country House, Southampton Township

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Country house off of 206 on Rancocas Creek [with] a walk out second story deck from bedroom” where you can “swim, fish or kayak from the dock.”

Starting at $145 per night

Exposed Brick Apartment, Jersey City

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“We are renting an apartment in our multi-family townhouse in Jersey City Downtown, Park Hamilton Area. It’s a 2 Bedroom 1 Bath apartment with separate heating/utilities. Access to backyard. Cozy, comfortable and furnished.”

Starting at $99 a night

Tiny Lakeside Cabin at the Shore, Cape May Courthouse

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“A brand new Amish built log cabin – tucked just inside the pines along the water’s edge for your secluded getaway. Come to write, read, create, connect or find stillness and silence. Make this your base for outdoor recreation and adventure. Enjoy our 32 acres of privately owned woods and water surrounding you as you nestle in. Please note there is no running water in this cabin” though there is “a Nature’s Head composting toilet in the cabin.”

Not feeling the rustic amenities? You can also rent the main house on the property.

Starting at $169 per night

Charming Colorful Apartment, Princeton

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“Bright, colorful, vibrant, design. Private apartment is in heart of town on Nassau Street. Enjoy the luxury of walking to everything -steps to the University, museums, entertainment, tours, restaurants. King size Master Bed, Big country dining Table with bench, Antique sinks. 3rd floor walk up. Guests love the great college town stay experience.”

Starting at $180 a night

Renovated Farm House, Boonton Township

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“Beautiful and comfortable lake house situated on 11 acre property, private lake and serene surroundings, yet not far from major highways and 45 minutes from skiing. Picturesque windows overlooking lake and property.” You can also stay in the main house on the property starting at $171 a night.

Starting at $220 a night

Sandy Cottage, Barnegat Light

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Our home has everything you need to relax and enjoy some time at the beach. It is located just 5 houses from a large, beautiful beach and just one block from the bay. We provide bicycles for a nice bike ride to explore the area and feel like a local!”

Starting at $225 a night

Artsy Apartment, Elizabeth

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“You’ll have your own apartment in a private home with a separate entrance! NYC bus stops in front of house. The bedroom has a comfortable bed with a 42-inch plasma and all your cable TV watching channels needed. You have a full bathroom and kitchen as well.”

Starting at $95 a night

Enchanted Waterfalls Country Cottage, Stillwater

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“In picturesque Stillwater, a magical escape […] close to hiking, swimming, national and state parks, Delaware River and Poconos. This historic barn has been transformed into a one of a kind mix of country cottage and rustic charm. Peace. Breathtaking nature preserve on brook. Adirondack chairs to relax. Modern amenities, new bath, library and gardens. Overlooking waterfalls.”

Starting at $179 a night

Stone Cottage Lake Retreat, Blairstown

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“Picturesque stone and beamed cottage, on a private lake. Two bedrooms upstairs, (one very large), bathroom, one bed downstairs with en-suite. Two log fireplaces. Sunroom and deck, gas BBQ. All of the comforts of home. Access to lake via steps. Pedal boat, sun beds, out door patio set and cushions.” And just look at that claw-footed tub!

Starting at $155 a night

Chic Loft Apartment, Newark

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“Located on the nice side of the tracks, this clean two bedroom duplex was architect-designed and has nearly every amenity. The building is a pre-war brick building with high ceilings and big windows.”

Starting at $159 a night

Tiny Tent Cottage, Ocean Grove

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“You’ll love my place because of the great location and charm of staying in a former tent, current cottage in beautiful Ocean Grove. My place is good for couples and solo adventurers.”

Starting at $99 a night

Clean Modern Apartment, Montclair

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“Small but very efficient one bedroom apartment in the lovely area of Montclair.”

Starting at $125 a night

Historic Victorian Home, Hopewell

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“This extraordinary home was filmed in a movie and Einstein visited here! The first floor rooms include living room, dinning room, large chefs kitchen & bar, sitting room and bath all with a mix of new and antique furnishings. The second floor has three bedrooms; one traditional, one romantic, one collegiate. The upstairs bath has a whirlpool tub. There is a wellness studio on the property so you can enjoy a therapeutic deep tissue, Swedish, myo-fascial, or trigger point massage with licensed massage therapist.”

Starting at $240 a night

Rustic Lakeside Log Cabin, Newton

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“This woodland retreat in Newton is on 10 private acres and […] one of only six private properties overlooking a state-owned, 117 acre glacial lake. Elements of our cabin were built 100 years ago from a Sears cabin kit. The cabin is rustic in nature, with the plumbing, electricity, kitchen and bathroom up to basic modern standards…. There is no WiFi nor air conditioning.”

Starting at $245 a night

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