Avon-by-the-Sea NJ - A graceful residential community on the Jersey Shore with wide streets and beautiful Victorian homes on spacious lots some with detached rental cottages and/or renting garage apartments with private entrances. Vacationers are welcome to Avon-By-the-Sea, a quiet oceanfront town with condos, apartments, and ocean views on the Jersey Shore. Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey, is a four seasons, a seaside town on the Atlantic Ocean - just 60 miles from New York City and Philadelphia. A sparkling community with grand streets and stunning Victorian homes. Avon by the Sea is nearby Spring Lake and of a similar high quality.