Balboa Island Bayfront Duplex on Water with Sandy Beach
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- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Balboa Island house description
Balboa Island is a charming island perfect for a family vacation. Lower unit of duplex has large patio for entertaining and is located on the water with a sandy beach in front. One of the most conveneint locations on the Island and just a short walk away from quaint downtown Balboa Island shops and restaurants. Take a 2.5 mile walk on the boardwalk that surrounds the Island and view some of the most beautiful boats and homes in California.
A short walk will take you to the Island Ferry for a short ride to the Balboa Peninsula and the famous Balboa Fun Zone. Once on the peninsula you can rent a boat, go fishing, parasailing, jet skiing, visit the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum and arcades or take the Catalina Flyer to Catalina Island. Catalina offers golf, fishing, glass bottom boat tours and a variety of activities.
Close to Orange County activities and attractions including Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Aquarium of the Pacific, Laguna Beach and the Laguna Beach Arts Festival. Fashion Island and South Coast Plaza offer world class shopping and dining. Legoland, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park are just over an hour away.
Keywords: Charming Balboa Island Home located on the bayfront. Has beautiful views of harbor and sandy beach in front. Close to downtown shops and restaurants
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Pantry Items
- Linens Provided:
- Wood Fireplace
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Gas Fireplace
- Clothes Dryer
- Parking Off Street
- Covered Parking
- Video Library
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Ocean View
- Water View
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Medical Services
- Fitness Center
- Water Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Theme Parks
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- Paddle Boating
- Eco Tourism
- Miniature Golf
- Wildlife Viewing
- Whale Watching
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July on the Island
July on the Island
Highly recommended, this house is fantastic. It is a cozy 3 bedroom and 2 bath beach cottage. It is perfectly situated on little Balboa Island. Bay beach and boardwalk right in front of patio (easy to watch kids play all day in the sand). Short easy walk to main street. Also fairly easy to walk or drive to ferry to Balboa Pier (and the ocean beach). It has a great patio with ample dining furniture and additional furniture for lounging. Beach home came with a great deal of children's DVDs available for use. In addition, beach toys, chairs, boogie boards, etc. where available as well. Can't say enough. Great home for a family vacation.
- Guest AZFamilyofBoys (Phoenix)
- Date of stay 07/07/12
- Review Submitted 07/14/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, tourists without a car.
LOVE LOVE This Island home
LOVE LOVE This Island home
We stayed here last summer with my husband and two kids and had one of the best vacations ever! The house is right on the water and has a boardwalk and sandy beach out front. Each morning the kids would head straight to the beach with their buckets and we could sit on the patio, have a cup of coffee, people watch and still be able to keep an eye them. The bay is very calm on this side of the island and they kids can swim and paddle around safely in the water. We barbequed at night, had a glass of wine and watched the kids play on the beach and ride their razors on the boardwalk. We walked downtown a few times for last minute groceries and to go out to dinner - it was so relaxing having everything so close - you really don't need to leave the island at all! We love it and are planning to come back this year!
- Guest Francesca (San Francisco)
- Date of stay 06/19/10
- Review Submitted 05/11/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, families with young children, tourists without a car.
June 14 - 28, 2014 - $3,300.00 per week June 28, 2014 - September 6, 2014 - $3,500.00 per week September 6 - 27, 2014 - $3,300.00 per week
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- Nearest Airport: John Wayne Airport - SNA at 5 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Balboa Island Ferry at 1 Miles
- Nearest Train: Amtrak at 10 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: Pacific Coast Highway, PCH Highway 101 at 1 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Village Inn at 1 Miles
- Nearest Ski: Big Bear, Mountain High at 75 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Lots of nearby golf courses at 5 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Lots of reataurants within walking distance at 0.1 Miles
Year Purchased: 1980
About the owner: Owner has been an Island resident for 23 years.
Why the Owner Chose Balboa Island:
Having lived in Newport Beach for 40+ years (Big Canyon, Promontory Bay, Bayshores) we always knew there was something special about the Island and we waited to find the perfect place. The Bayfront house on Little Balboa Island came up for sale and we knew it was the place to buy. Little Island is a little quieter and a lot warmer than South Bay with more parking yet only a 3 block walk to down town.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Guests enjoy being on the water with beautiful views of Newport Harbor. Sandy beach in front of the duplex for swimming, relaxing on the beach, kayaking, paddle boarding or crabbing (an Island favorite!)
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Date last modified - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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