MELISSA and Joe Gorga took it back to their roots with the purchase of their beautiful $1 million water-front Jersey Shore mansion that features an outdoor beach club.
The couple spent most of the summer in their stunning vacation home, complete with an unbeatable view of Barnegat Bay.
Melissa gave a tour of her stately Jersey Shore homeCredit: Bravo
The mansion backyard drops right off into the BayCredit: Bravo
The 3,500 square foot space holds six bedrooms and has floor-to-ceiling windows that bring in an abundance of light and allow for spectacular sunset views.
The reality star’s second home has a clean and simple white theme throughout, with small touches of greenery and lemon accents.
Melissa revealed her “favorite piece” of the dining room, which was a charming circular chandelier with Edison lightbulbs around the base.
The property holds six bedrooms and a playroom for the kidsCredit: Bravo
The large windows bring in substantial natural lightCredit: Bravo
The mom of three went with a ‘simple nautical feel’ throughoutCredit: Bravo
Her favorite piece is the giant Edison lightbulb chandelierCredit: Bravo
The mom of three wanted a “nautical feel” in the living room, which she accomplished with beachy accents like gold palm frond artwork.
The outdoor patio mocks the appearance of a full marina, as the pool deck drops off immediately into the Bay, where the couple’s boat sits parked in the background.
The pool itself is a sizeable structure, with enough lounge chairs for a resort.
Melissa introduced the outdoor deck as her “own little beach club” and the “reason they bought the property.”
The backyard is a miniature ‘beach club’Credit: Bravo
The couple’s boat is parked right outside the pool deckCredit: Bravo
The long table is used for big family dinnersCredit: Bravo
A firepit and lighthouse overlook the BayCredit: Bravo
A cascading dining room table sits under the covered area, where the pair hosts their “huge Italian family.”
Two alluring fire pits are scattered near the water, where guests can relax while enjoying the scenery.
An adorable miniature grey and white lighthouse overlooks the home and the Bay.
The Gorga’s beach estate also holds a “poolhouse” featuring large flatscreen TVs and a fully-stocked bar where the “liquor is always flowing.”
Melissa and her husband ‘drink coffee’ on the rocking chairs every morningCredit: Bravo
Their poolhouse is used for partiesCredit: Bravo
The room holds two flatscreens and a full barCredit: Bravo
Melissa shared that the ‘liquor is always flowing’Credit: Bravo
A neon sign carries the words: “It was all a dream” which Melissa describes as the mantra for the home.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star admitted: “It truly was all a dream growing up here at the Jersey Shore. Being able to now level up and have a house like this, I’m so blessed and I’m so grateful.”
A dock from the pool deck leads out to the couple’s boat and dual jetskis, where they can adventure out from the comfort of their own backyard.
Melissa and her husband Joe, 41, have been married for 17 years and share three children Antonia, 15, Joey, 13, and Gino, 10.
Melissa and Joe married in 2004Credit: The Mega Agency
They share three childrenCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The pair met while vacationing in Cancun, though they are both originally from New Jersey.
They were married in 2004 and mainly reside in their primary residence called Montville Township.
The property is currently listed for $3million, for the first time since they purchased it in 2007.
Despite suffering from many financial issues in the past, the couple’s net worth is estimated at $2million.
The pair allegedly face ‘conflict’ in the new season of RHONJCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Melissa and Joe encounter “real conflicts” in their marriage in the upcoming season of RHONJ, set to air Wednesday, February 17th.
In the trailer, the spouses encounter an explosive fight that sets the tone for the season.
A source recently told The Sun: “There is real conflict between Joe and Melissa. You will see real conflict between those two that surprised a lot of people, especially cast members.
“It got really real regarding some marital issues.”
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