Welcome To:

Stone Harbor

The Sea Shore at Its Best!!



Cooler by a Mile…

The BEST KEPT SECRET on the JERSEY Coast !! Nestled between Atlantic City & Ocean
City to the north, The Wildwoods and Cape May to the South these 2 beach towns of Avalon and Stone Harbor share the barrier island known as Seven Mile Beach. Both towns have a very special magic about them formed by the combination of the beautiful expansive ocean, vivid blue sky, warm soft sand, gently sloping beaches, rejuvenating salt air, spectacular sun rises, amazing sun sets and the energizing yet relaxing atmosphere of these two very exceptional seashore towns. Families for generations, going back to the 1890’s, have created very special memories returning year after year and generation after generation. We invite you to experience the wonder and joy Stone Harbor and Avalon will create for you and your family……..

Come for a week ……. Stay for a Life Time !!

Meet Hugh Merkle …

A Consistent, Top Producing, Award Winning Real Estate professional for 30+ years, Hugh’s focus has not been on the awards, but on his continuing relationships with his clients and customers.  Meeting their needs and helping them achieve their personal Real Estate goals has been the key to Hugh’s success over the years. Professionalism, integrity, hard work, attention to detail and outstanding customer service is Hugh’s main focus when working with his client’s on a real estate transaction. Whether buying, selling, investing, or renting that perfect vacation home, Hugh wants you to find the process as rewarding as he does. The purchase of your Vacation Home should start and continue to the very end as a positive experience in a long line of memories that will follow.

In 1992, after 4 years in Real Estate, Hugh realized that his business was growing faster than he anticipated and decided that to be able to continue his outstanding client care, he would have to build a TEAM of Professionals.  Today that TEAM is made up of 10 hardworking New Jersey Licensed Real Estate Specialists. Hugh’s original goal of “establishing relationships for life” continues on as that has become the Goal of every Hugh Merkle Team Member.

Meet The Hugh Merkle Team ….

Sale Team:

Hugh Merkle

Martha “Jeannette” DiNardo

Ryan Manney

Susan Hobson

David Kinsey

James “Jim” Sheehan

Rental Team:

Lois “Lee” Neuman

Dorothy “Dot” Buchanan

Rebecca Sundstrom

Lynn Merkle