VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 950,000 listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Best Value! Classy-Upscale Balboa Bungalow!! 3 Houses from Sand!Avail Aug 16-23

You sent a message to this manager.

Driveway/Courtyard Entrance to the Balboa Bungalow


Last updated: 07/31/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Balboa Peninsula house description

Enjoy all the fun of an invigorating beach vacation in this upscale bungalow located on Newport Beach’s famed Balboa Peninsula. What was once a historical beach cottage has been transformed into a classy and upscale modern marvel - completely rebuilt and re-styled from top to bottom in 2011. The historic heritage of the original home shines through in many of the details, while the remodel also incorporates the finest-quality materials and workmanship. Exquisite custom fixtures and luxurious state-of-the-art modern conveniences can be found throughout. Designed around a unique multi-level floor plan, this charming vacation cottage offers 4 bedrooms and 2-1/4 bathrooms. The Craftsman-style bungalow is an impressive 2,350 square feet . The home presents an elegant beach hideaway boasting imported stone, tile and granite as well as rich wood mouldings and exceptional details. Splendid accommodations for a family, or a group of 6-8. The Upscale Balboa Bungalow is located just a half-block off the beach, in the highly desirable upper Balboa peninsula-area. Even in the height of summer, the home is easy to get to and away from the traffic congestion that occurs further up on the Peninsula.

Furnished with contemporary flair, this bungalow-style residence is welcoming and comfortable. With its ideal location and luxuriously appointed details. The benefits of a posh Newport Beach lifestyle can be yours while staying in this chic and classy home.

Bedrooms – Three bedrooms are located on the main floor(downstairs) – each one featuring Antiquerra custom stone flooring and complimentary wall finishes in neutral tones. Dark wood dressers and iron trimmed-bedframes outfit the bedrooms and contemporary art adorns the walls. Two of the main floor bedrooms feature twin-sized beds while the third 'bunk room' has two sets of contemporary-styled bunk beds. Vaulted wood beam ceilings, skylights and track lighting are found throughout the lower floor bedrooms along with wainscoting and wood mouldings that accentuate the rooms. The bunkroom has a generously-sized closet with sliding mirrored wardrobe doors and custom-built organizers. The upper floor bedroom is light and bright, featuring mahogany red oak flooring, a ceiling fan and recessed can lights. A lovely queen-sized bed is the focal point of the upstairs bedroom and features fine luxury linens.

Bathrooms – The main floor bathroom features a Jack-and-Jill design to allow convenient access from both sides. This bathroom showcases beautiful imported tile work and state-of-the-art brushed nickel plumbing fixtures. A natural rainfall showerhead lends a luxurious spa feel, along with upscale wall finishes and beautiful lighting. The Toto toilet and Zen-style Kohler sink provide modern convenience with a lavish feel. The Balboa Bungalow’s unique floor plan also incorporates a third sink, plus mirror and storage cabinet in one of the lower-floor bedrooms to provide additional vanity space. A full bathroom is also located upstairs. It features a dual-flush Toto toilet and a re-finished vintage soaking tub accented with a brushed stainless wall mount/hand-held shower extension and custom imported tile.

Gourmet Kitchen – Situated upstairs, the full-size kitchen boasts beautiful and durable Cesarstone counters and a custom tile backsplash. Top-of–the-line cabinetry fitted with specialty knobs and drawer pulls features an antiqued finish that perfectly complements the dark mahogany wood floor. Modern stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances and recessed overhead lighting complete the space and provide a luxurious area for preparing meals. Elegant dishes, flatware and serving pieces are also included. The adjacent dining area has a contemporary 6-seat dining table and flows directly into the living/family room for entertaining convenience.

Upstairs Living/Family Room - Adjacent to the kitchen and dining area, this warm and comfortable space is surrounded by dentil-style crown mouldings, enhanced baseboards and a built-in book shelf. A large Flat Screen TV and comfortable sectional pull-out sofa provide the perfect spot for relaxing. Recessed can lights add a warm glow, as do the two-tone paint finishes and custom wrought-iron railing that flanks the stairs. Sliding doors open onto a large balcony that welcomes the ocean breezes and provides outdoor seating as well as a barbecue area.

Main Floor Living Room – Upon entering the charming Balboa Bungalow, guests are greeted with a light and bright living area complete with custom-tiled fireplace, built-in bookshelves and a Flat Screen TV. The comfy leather sofa and upholstered chairs present a cozy place to relax. Vaulted ceilings with wood beadboard trim convey a craftsman-style feel, as do the custom lighting fixtures and wall finishes. The Antiquerra stone floor keeps the cottage cool and provides the ideal beach house flooring choice.

Computer Nook & Sitting Area – Also located on the lower level is a convenient computer workstation, just off the Living Room. Complimentary wireless internet access allows guests to attend to work, or surf the net during their stay. This area can also provide a quiet respite for reading, video gaming or any other leisure activity.

Laundry Area - Featuring brand new GE washer and dryer, this area is on the main level and provides ample space for attending to laundry needs. A handy Kohler sink is in the laundry area as well.

Front Courtyard Area – Just outside the front door is a lovely tiled courtyard which provides additional space for outdoor enjoyment. A large storage closet is located in the breezeway, perfect for accommodating beach chairs and accessories. The sideyard also features an outdoor shower with warm water for post-beach rinse offs.

Single Car Garage - No worries about where to park the car – an enclosed single-car garage provides parking for one car while a second car may be parked in front of the garage.

Keywords: 2-story bungalow/house

Property Type

  • House
  • 2350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                22 accompanied by a parent staying at the rental during the entire stay...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking in the rental or in the premises...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Master Bedroom...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

                Day Bed -downstairs...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed

                2 sets of bunk beds...moreless

              • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Queen size leather sleeper - downstairs living room...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Day Bed - Downstairs...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (1), 1 Twin size Day Bed, 1 Queen leather sleeper in the living room, Bunk Beds (2) ---all downstairs 1 Queen bed in the Master Suite upstairs...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining table with 6 chairs...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Oven
              • Freezer
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Garage:

                For 1 car...moreless

              • Babysitter
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Washing Machine
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Gas Fireplace


              • Satellite / Cable:

                4 TV's w/DVD...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player
              • Television
              • Books


              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas


                  • Family

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View:

                    The property is located three houses from the beach sand of the Pacific ocean. The board walk to the pier ends just south of this street....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    This property is only three houses from the sand....moreless


                  • Cinemas
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Paragliding
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hiking
                  • Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Rafting
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Racquetball
                  • Hospital
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Marina
                  • Churches
                  • Arboretum
                  • Live Theater
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Playground
                  • Library
                  • Restaurants
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Groceries
                  • Synagogues
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Shopping
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning


                  Write a review 4.7
                  from 7 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jun 29 - Aug 16, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  Aug 16-23
                  Aug 17 - Aug 23, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  After summer
                  Aug 24 - Sep 7, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Sept 8 - Nov 21
                  Sep 8 - Nov 21, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Nov 22 - 30
                  Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  December 1-19
                  Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Jan 5 - May 22
                  Jan 5 - May 22, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  May 23 - Jun 13
                  May 23 - Jun 13, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Jun 13-20
                  Jun 14 - Jun 20, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  June 20-27
                  Jun 21 - Jun 27, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Jun 27 - Aug 8
                  Jun 28 - Aug 8, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  August 8-15
                  Aug 9 - Aug 15, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  August 15-22
                  Aug 16 - Aug 22, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  Aug 22 - Sept 5
                  Aug 23 - Sep 6, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $2,850 $11,050
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning fee $285
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 10%


                  No more than 8 guests. NO SMOKING INSIDE THE HOUSE OR THE PROPERTY. PARTIES, SHOWERS, BIRTHDAYS, PROM, WEDDINGS, RECEPTIONS AND/OR ANY EVENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED AT THE PROPERTY.Guest shall not permit any animals or pets in the premises. All minor guests must be accompanied by an adult 25 years or older during the entire stay and is responsible for such minor’s actions. Check-out is NO LATER than 11am

                  Cancellation policy:

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

                  This manager accepts HomeAway payments.
                  Always use this free service to protect your payments up to $10,000 against fraud while keeping your financial information private. With HomeAway Payments, your credit card information is not seen by the owner or manager. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Call the owner to confirm booking request.

                  Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                  Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                  Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                  Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                  Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                  Last updated: 07/31/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  John Wayne Airport
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Balboa Island
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Santa Ana Train Station
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Balboa Peninsula
                  Nearest Beach
                  Newport Beach
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  The Alley Restaurant & Bar
                  110 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Big Bear Ski Resort
                  4.5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Newport Beach Golf Course
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  A Restaurant, The Cannery, Villa Nova

                  This beach house is located three houses from the sand and boardwalk of Balboa Beach Area of Pacific Ocean. Centrally located to various well known beaches in Orange County, Disney Land, Knotts Berry Farm, Wax Museum. LA, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park. See our web site/link here to note all Southern California attractions.


                  Manager info

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The ocean is just 3 houses down the street!

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the property manager

                  1 of 10


                  • Driveway/Courtyard Entrance to the Balboa Bungalow

                    Driveway/Courtyard Entrance to the Balboa Bungalow

                  • Lower Level Living Room

                    Lower Level Living Room

                  • Guest bedroom with Queen bed--1st Floor

                    Guest bedroom with Queen bed--1st Floor

                  • Rear Guest Room - Lower Floor

                    Rear Guest Room - Lower Floor

                  • Bunk Room - Two sets of Contemporary Bunk Beds - Sleeps 4

                    Bunk Room - Two sets of Contemporary Bunk Beds - Sleeps 4

                  • Dining Area

                    Dining Area

                  • Master Bedroom - Upstairs

                    Master Bedroom - Upstairs

                  • Newport Beach

                    Newport Beach

                  • Surfers and Newport Pier in the distance.

                    Surfers and Newport Pier in the distance.

                  • Ocean view from Oceanfront homes

                    Ocean view from Oceanfront homes

                  • Cannery Seafood Restaurant

                    Cannery Seafood Restaurant

                  • Balboa Peninsula Park

                    Balboa Peninsula Park

                  • Deck with furniture

                    Deck with furniture

                  • Computer Nook

                    Computer Nook

                  • Laundry Area/Sink

                    Laundry Area/Sink

                  • Downstairs Shower

                    Downstairs Shower

                  • Upstairs Family Room. Balcony is through the sliding doors on the right.

                    Upstairs Family Room. Balcony is through the sliding doors on the right.

                  • Upscale Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances.

                    Upscale Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances.

                  • Upstairs Bathroom

                    Upstairs Bathroom

                  • Newport Beach

                    Newport Beach

                  • Volleyball in Newport Beach

                    Volleyball in Newport Beach

                  • Summer Day

                    Summer Day

                  • Boardwalk shops

                    Boardwalk shops

                  • Newport Beach

                    Newport Beach

                  VRBO #345380

                  There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

                  $465 - $664 per night (USD)

                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
                  Dates are unavailable
                  Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
                  This listing requires that rentals start on a .
                  Book It

                  Detailed Price

                  Email manager

                  (949) 310-4161
                  You can text too!!!!!

                  Speaks: english
                  This manager accepts HomeAway Payments. Always use this free service to protect your payment up to $10,000 against fraud while keeping your financial information private.
                  Add vacation protection services to your booking

                  Three services to protect your trip:

                  Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                  Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                  Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

                  Get it now

                  Share this property

                  Sharing makes you 30% cooler
                    Please correct the following errors and resend:
                  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
                  • Enter a subject for your email.
                  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.

                  Hi, I'd like to share this property with you.