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Dog-Friendly Balboa Island Cottage - Winter Lease/Summer Weekly Rental - 2BR/2BA

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Cottage exterior. The front porch is a great place to enjoy a sunny breakfast.


Last updated: 11/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Balboa Island house description

Charming one-story fully-furnished Balboa Island beach cottage with a bright airy feel, high beam ceilings, plantation shutters and hardwood floors throughout, skylights, A/C, gas fireplace and an upgraded kitchen with granite counter tops and newer appliances. Two bedrooms (1 queen, 2 twins) and two bathrooms, ideal for a family with two to three kids or two couples. Large front brick patio with outdoor tables and bistro set surrounded by roses and flowerbeds. French doors open off the dining area to a smaller outside seating area with a gas BBQ that is perfect for small casual dinners. Washer/dryer and GARAGE PARKING.

Washer/Dryer, cable TV, DVD, as well as wireless Internet service, expanded cable service and local phone service. All linens and towels are provided, the kitchen is fully stocked and there is an automatic sprinkler system with a gardener.

One street from the quaint downtown village, there is easy access to boutique shopping, coffee shops, bakeries and restaurants. Easy on/off the island. Small, sandy beaches and a boardwalk perfect for strolling and people watching – all just steps from the front door. And it’s just a short walk and a 5-minute ferry ride to the famous Balboa Fun Zone, complete with Ferris wheel, arcades, boat rentals and guided boat tours of the beautiful homes on Newport Harbor, or you can catch the Catalina Flyer to Catalina Island.

Balboa Island is just off the coast of Newport Beach and is a short drive away from many Southern California attractions, including Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, Hollywood, San Diego Zoo, and much, much more. Only 15 minutes away from Santa Ana/Orange County airport, and 50 minutes south of Los Angeles International Airport.

Come and enjoy the relaxed island lifestyle, a safe haven conveniently located in the middle of coastal Orange County.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            At least one adult must be 21 years of age....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Extra $500 Pet Deposit if dog or dogs allowed due to hardwood floors throughout house and light colored leather couch....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


          • Games:

            Family favorite board games...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Large flat screen HD TV with DVR...moreless

          • Television:

            Large flat screen HD TV in Living room, 2 additional TVs in bedrooms...moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Arboretum
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Water View:

                From front patio, there is a slight view of sails going by in the harbor but not the water or beach....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Secure WiFi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Towels and sheets provided. Washing is included in the cleaning fee....moreless

              • Living Room
              • Parking:

                One car parking space in the garage ...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Local calls only...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Secure WiFi...moreless


              • Catering Available:

                At several nearby restaurants...moreless

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Newer appliances -- includes dishwasher...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Bicycles:

                Cruiser bikes available...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Front brick patio with two teak tables and chairs and garden bistro. Private patio with garden, gazebo, gas BBQ, table and chairs. ...moreless

              • Gazebo:

                Outdoor dining table and chairs in front and in private patio...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas BBQ...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Stand-Up-Paddleboard rental shop two doors down in the alley behind the house...moreless



              Write a review 4.8
              from 9 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              WINTER LEASE-UTIL inc.FLEXdate
              Sep 15 - Jun 10, 2015
              90 night min stay

              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $500
              • Tax Rate 10%


              Cancellation and other terms per contract.

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 11/21/2014
              Check availability
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates


              5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              John Wayne Airport, SNA
              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Newport Beach, Pelican Hill Resort
              12 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Santa Ana train station
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Many restaurants within 1-2 minute walk
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Balboa Island public beaches down the street

              Car: Not Necessary


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: I moved to Balboa Island 20 years ago and fell in love with the warm, friendly lifestyle.

              Why the Owner Chose Balboa Island:
              I loved everything about it -- the location, the bright, open feeling, the kitchen upgrades, the hardwood floors, layout of the house and TWO patios. It just feels like a happy place

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Drive over the bridge onto Balboa Island and you will sense an 'ahh' feeling of leaving the stresses and noises of the outside world far behind. I'm not kidding. I've lived on the island for 20-plus years and I still feel it every time I drop into the village. And a stay at my beach cottage will remind you of simpler times -- bike riding, walks along the beach, frozen bananas, friends over for BBQs -- life's simple pleasures in a bright and airy setting that turns cozy by night around the warm fireplace.

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              Speaks: english



              • Cottage exterior. The front porch is a great place to enjoy a sunny breakfast.

                Cottage exterior. The front porch is a great place to enjoy a sunny breakfast.

              • Living room with gas fireplace

                Living room with gas fireplace

              • Bedroom with twin beds and designer linens

                Bedroom with twin beds and designer linens

              • Front patio seating in a peaceful setting

                Front patio seating in a peaceful setting

              • Living room looking to dining area and second patio

                Living room looking to dining area and second patio

              • Master bedroom

                Master bedroom

              • Kitchen with granite counter tops and newer appliances

                Kitchen with granite counter tops and newer appliances

              • Private patio with gas BBQ off the kitchen/dining area

                Private patio with gas BBQ off the kitchen/dining area

              VRBO #261418

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $770 - $2,300 per week (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 11/21/14
              Minimum stay: 7-90 nights
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within 12 hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 11/21/2014
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