Long Beach Island's Beach Haven community is known as "Queen City." One look at its Victorian and Edwardian historic district and you'll see why. A look at some of the higher-end real estate in the borough will also leave you with the sense that it could take a monarch's wealth to buy property there.
6601 Ocean Blvd., Long Beach Township
Monthly taxes: $2,647
Tell me all about it: This oceanfront home boasts seven en-suite bedrooms, dual family rooms, a private gym with its own sauna, a gourmet kitchen and some jaw-dropping outdoor spaces. We love the rooftop deck, but the dune-level deck boasts an outdoor kitchen, as well as a built-in pool. Bonus: There's also an elevator.
97 CD Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township
Monthly taxes: $8,061
Tell me all about it: This nearly 7,000-square-foot home features three different living rooms (one with a full bar), a kitchen full of high-end appliances, and 125 feet of ocean frontage. The master suite boasts dual en-suite baths. Also included are a gunite pool, spa and screened outdoor dining porch, as well as an entire private wing for your in-laws or your hired help.
805 S. Atlantic Ave., Beach Haven Borough
Monthly taxes: $1,619
Tell me all about it: We love this four-bedroom family home, which offers oceanfront views along with the privacy that comes with covered porches and plenty of dune grass. The property boasts a beautiful open kitchen as well as a master suite, a wet bar and multiple fireplaces. There is also a rooftop deck in addition to a separate sun deck and the covered mahogany porch.