Balboa Island by the Bay

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This remodeled home is only 7 homes from the South Bay front of beautiful Balboa Island. 2 Bedrooms and 1 1/2 Baths. One King Bed and One Queen bed with all linens included. Large screen TV with satellite in Living room and master bedroom. Living room has a wood burning fireplace. Dining Room and large fully equipped kitchen. Front Patio with seating and back private patio with gas BBQ. Washer and dryer. Wireless internet. 1 block from the center of town. 15 minutes from airport, 30 minutes from Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, 1 hour from Universal Studios, 2 hours from San Diego.

Keywords: Duplex, downstairs


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $150. non refundable pet fee...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Tenant to provide own soap, shampoo, laundry detergent and personal items. Beach chairs in garage. MAXIMUM OF 4 PEOPLE. $100. per day for each extra person over the maximum of 4. Manager will check....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    1 tv in both bedrooms and 1 tv in Living Room...moreless

  • Toys:

    Sand toys for beach...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Historic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Village
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    In street...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Bring own laundry detergent...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


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

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Deck / Patio:

    Front patio with seating Back enclosed patio...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 5 - Jun 3, 2016
4 night min stay

$2,000 $3,500
Jun 4 - Aug 27, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,400 $7,200
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 $150
  • cleaning fee $100
  • Tax Rate 10%

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
John Wayne Orange County
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Village Inn
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hyatt Regency
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Ana
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

7 houses from the bayfront Only 15 min from John Wayne/Orange County airport. Cross the bay by ferry to the Balboa Fun Zone and the Pacific Ocean, Balboa Pier, Newport Pier, Disneyland 30 minutes away, Fashion Island Shopping 10 minutes, South Coast Plaza 15 minutes, Laguna Beach 15 minutes


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: We have lived on Balboa Island since 1987. When we drive over the bridge we always feel we are going on vacation even after all these years. We now have a vacation home in Idaho and rent out our Balboa Island home when we are away. It is fully furnished with all our own furniture and we DON'T consider this a 'rental home'.

Why the Owner Chose Balboa Island:
We live here because we feel safe here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love to take the local ferry across to Balboa (Pacific Ocean) and walk along the beach. There are many restaurants within walking distance. The 'Island' is quiet and safe. You can fish from the local public piers and walk 1 block to the main street to shop. There is a local market, restaurants and a local saloon.Fashion Island Shopping center is 5 minutes away by car.

Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Enclosed back yard

    Enclosed back yard

  • A happy dog at 118

    A happy dog at 118

  • The Fun Zone across the bay

    The Fun Zone across the bay

  • The Ferry to the ocean side

    The Ferry to the ocean side

  • The Bay

    The Bay

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • New master shower

    New master shower

  • 1/2 bath

    1/2 bath

  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • Our South Bay front only 7 houses away

    Our South Bay front only 7 houses away

  • The boardwalk around the Island

    The boardwalk around the Island

  • Disneyland 30 min away

    Disneyland 30 min away

  • Balboa Peninsula

    Balboa Peninsula

VRBO #303762

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 22, 2015

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