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Charming Little Balboa Island Cottage

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Last updated: 08/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Stay in one of the most beautiful cottages on Balboa Island. This charming one story home sleeps six with two bedrooms, two baths, walk in closets, a bright, sunny kitchen, den with sleep sofa, fireplace, flat screen TVs, internet and phone with spacious inner patio for entertaining. Every aspect of this home reflects a serene beach elegance (was a feature home on the 2009 Holiday Home Tour). Fully furnished from linens to cookware. Steps to sand bayfront beaches and the Balboa Island Village.


Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Den


  • King size bed (1) master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) second bedroom, Sleeper Sofa in Den - a single electric inflatable bed is also available....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Beach chairs, beach towels, sand toys for the kids, beach umbrella, tandem kayak with paddles (and wheels to transport to and from the beach), blow up water floats. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Good variety of reading books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Some board games and playing cards...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Bose radio/CD system provided...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Time Warner Cable TV/Internet and phone. Internet is wireless or plug in to cable...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose radio and CD Player...moreless

  • Television:

    (3) Den, living room and Master Bedroom...moreless

  • VCR


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    garage does not fit a car, but is available for storage and use of washer and dryer....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed and bath linens provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Street parking in front of the home is only parking available. Parking pad in rear of property is for apartment tenant. ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    washer dryer located in the garage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    inner patio is located off the den...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several public golf courses in Newport Beach and nearby Irvine....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    two kayaks available (single and tandum) two paddle boards are available...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Front and back brick patios...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Two stand up paddle boards, boogie boards, beach chairs all provided....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 24 - Sep 16, 2015
7 night min stay


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $429 Nightly

Sep 17 - Jun 23, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,000 $3,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $286 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $113 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $500
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 08/28/2015
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
John Wayne Airport

Car: Recommended

Catalina Island located 27 miles off the coast is accessible from Newport Beach Harbor via the Catalina Flyer that leaves from the Pavilion on the Balboa Peninsula twice a day.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1953

About: Sole owner of this property. My parents purchased this home as a vacation home for our family in l953. The home has been in our family since that year. Over the years my parents, and then me, have made several improvements to the home in addition to adding square feet.

Why Balboa Island:
Experience a stay in one of Balboa Island's historic cottages while at the same time enjoying all the amenities of a modern home.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Location, location, location! Located on Little Balboa Island, our home is one block from the beach, and just over the bridge from the Main Island shopping district. Quiet neighborhood, yet very friendly neighbors. Home is beautifully furnished and decorated.

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Speaks: english



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  • .Second bathroom off Master Bedroom

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  • .Main Bathroom with tub and shower

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  • .Main bathroom

    .Main bathroom

  • .Inner Patio

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  • .Front Living Room

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  • .Mater Bedroom walk-in closet

    .Mater Bedroom walk-in closet

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  • .Second bedroom (perfect for two)

    .Second bedroom (perfect for two)

VRBO #420163

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