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Modern & Luxurious Balboa Gem !! Classy Beach Villa!! 8 Houses from Sand!

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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Balboa Peninsula condo description

The Balboa Gem presents a beautiful and completely updated modern looking turnkey property located within the first block of Newport Beach. Prepare to be charmed and impressed upon reaching the top of the stairs that lead to this finely-appointed upper unit. A December 2011 remodel has created a cozy and upscale beach villa where guests can relax and escape the pressures of the day-to-day world. Balboa Gem is ideally located on the Balboa Peninsula less than a block from the sands of Newport Beach.

Bedrooms & Bath:
This upper-floor unit is a quiet 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, easily accommodating up to 6 guests. Both bedrooms feature a queen-sized bed with linens, while a leather sofa sleeper is included in the living room. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV, ample closet space, contemporary furniture, black-out shades and a ceiling fan. The luxurious bathroom has a large tub/shower combo, Black Galaxy granite counter tops, plenty of cabinet space and fluffy towels for a spa-like experience.

Kitchen & Dining:
A gourmet chef’s kitchen includes every amenity necessary to create special meals - or a quick breakfast or sandwich. Brand new high-end stainless steel appliances compliment Italian granite counter tops, while finely-detailed cabinetry and a Kholer sink/faucet complete the upscale look. A four-seat dining table is situated in the dining area and provides a lovely spot for relaxing.

Other Details:
Special touches abound in the details, such as leaded glass accents in the front door, modern light fixtures, crown mouldings, sleek window coverings and contemporary artwork & decor. The Balboa Gem features beautiful stone flooring throughout and custom stone baseboard treatments. Accent rugs add warmth to each room and help anchor the comfortable living space where a flat screen TV/DVD is provided, as well as a ceiling fan to circulate fresh ocean breezes. A spacious rooftop deck provides an additional dining and relaxing area with a 4-seat patio set, gas barbeque and potted plants. A shared laundry area with full-size washer and dryer is included, as well as parking for one car in the garage below. Storage space is available in the garage as well as use of the provided beach chairs, umbrellas and beach towels. An outdoor hot and cold shower is located on the east side of the property for post-beach rinse offs.

When it comes to a relaxing beach vacation, the Balboa Beach Gem has it all – unbeatable value, stylish 4-star accommodations, budget-friendly rates, and a fantastic location. Guests will feel right at home in this cozy beach villa and will want to return year after year to enjoy the charms and fun of Newport Beach.

Keywords: Upper Floor Beach Villa, Town home, Steps To Beach

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                22 and younger--a parent should be staying at the rental during the entire stay...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

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

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Living Room...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (2) Queen leather sleeper - (1)

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dining
              • Freezer
              • Stove
              • Microwave
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Oven
              • Kitchen
              • Ice Maker
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 5 people


              • Babysitter
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board


              • Television
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable


              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio


              • Adventure
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Family
              • Budget
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                This property is located 8 houses from the beach sand and it is located within the most sought after first block to the beach....moreless

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View


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


              Write a review 4.9
              from 24 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer 2014
              Jun 23 - Aug 23, 2014
              7 night min stay

              After summer
              Aug 24 - Sep 7, 2014
              3 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $265 $265
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

              Rates are based on 5 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Cleaning Fee $195
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 10%

              Cancellation policy:

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

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              Last updated: 07/25/2014
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              5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              John Wayne Airport
              1 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Balboa Island Ferry
              12 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Santa Ana Train Station
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Balboa Peninsula
              Nearest Beach
              Newport Beach
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Alley's Restaurant & Bar
              100 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Big Bear Ski Resort
              4.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Pelican Hill Golf Club
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Villa Nova Restaurant

              Car: Recommended

              Located within the first block to the beach on the 39th St in Balboa Peninsula. The villa is located 8 houses from the sand/beach and board walk.


              Owner info

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              39th Street provides a very convenient beach location. Balboa Gem is just 8 houses from the sand, so it's an easy walk to the beach. The Newport Beach boardwalk is only a few streets away, as is the Newport Pier and 38th Street Park. The home is located at the base of the Balboa Peninsula, not too far from PCH, so it's easy to get to the home, even in the height of summer. Further up the tip of the peninsula it gets very congested with traffic during the summer months and requires a longer commute in.

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              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Living & Dining Area

                Living & Dining Area

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Gourmet Kitchen

                Gourmet Kitchen

              • Bedroom 2

                Bedroom 2

              • Outdoor Hot & Cold Shower

                Outdoor Hot & Cold Shower

              • Lovely Newport Beach

                Lovely Newport Beach

              • Newport Beach

                Newport Beach

              • Look out Point on the way from Newport Beach to Laguna Beach

                Look out Point on the way from Newport Beach to Laguna Beach

              • Beautiful sand in summer

                Beautiful sand in summer

              • Cannery Seafood Restaurant

                Cannery Seafood Restaurant

              • Balboa Peninsula Park

                Balboa Peninsula Park

              • Newport Pier

                Newport Pier

              • Stairs up to the Balboa Gem and Rooftop Deck with Barbecue

                Stairs up to the Balboa Gem and Rooftop Deck with Barbecue

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Bedroom 1

                Bedroom 1

              • Bathroom


              • Newport Pier

                Newport Pier

              • Lifeguard Tower & Volleyball Court

                Lifeguard Tower & Volleyball Court

              • Newport Beach

                Newport Beach

              • Volley ball court in Newport Beach

                Volley ball court in Newport Beach

              • Enjoying the ocean

                Enjoying the ocean

              • Boardwalk shops

                Boardwalk shops

              • Beautiful summer day in Newport Beach

                Beautiful summer day in Newport Beach

              • Summer day in Newport Beach

                Summer day in Newport Beach

              VRBO #394343

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

              $265 - $371 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/25/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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