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Stunning NEW Luxury Beach Cottage on Balboa Peninsula Point!

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Last updated: 03/02/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Balboa Peninsula house description

Our spectacular Cape Cod beach house is approximately 2500 sq. ft. with 4 spacious bedrooms (sleeps 8), 3 full bathrooms, a large gourmet kitchen, beautiful dining room which seats 12 comfortably, an extra large great room and beautiful outdoor patio with dining, entertaining and relaxing areas.

This home is perfectly located 1 block from the ocean and 1 block from the bay. Swim, surf and sunbathe at the beach reached just by crossing the street. Most locals believe the beach between ‘L’ and ‘M’ street is the best around! The famous “Wedge” is just around the corner (2 blocks), one of the premiere surf spots in California. The angle of the beach here creates the ideal-shaped waves for both board and body surfing. Our incredibly beautiful beach is very quiet and peaceful.

This RECENTLY BUILT custom craftsman home is truly unique with all wood interiors throughout, vintage styled lighting and coastal touches that add to that beach feel you are looking for on a summer vacation. This is a wonderful family home and a great space for entertaining. It will feel like YOUR home and not just a rental. Definitely a place to make memories in for years to come.

Located between the Balboa Pier and the famous Wedge, you’re just a few blocks away from the historical Main Street. The Ferry, and Fun Zone are also within walking distance, and you can easily catch the five-minute ferry ride over to Balboa Island to experience its village charm, with an abundance of unique shops and fine dining, all offering a variety of restaurants, shops and fun for the kids. After crossing the bay by ferry, you'll love walking along the Balboa Island boardwalk that showcases a variety of unique beach cottages and lovely gardens. Meander down Marine Avenue, where you can buy anything from beach ware and fresh produce to the island's famous Balboa Ice Cream Bars. The historic Balboa Pavilion, where you can dine while watching pelicans and seals chasing after fishing boats, is also just a few blocks away in town at Main Street. Then cruise along the Balboa Peninsula boardwalk and soak up the energy in McFadden Square and on Newport Pier. World class dining and entertainment, golf and the OC Marketplace are located just a few minutes away. Sunsets are often breathtakingly beautiful, with prime viewing from the beach. For your beach barbeque and nighttime campfires, fire rings can be found on the beach near the pier. Beach volleyball is located right out on ‘M’ Street beach. Not only is this home perfectly located for the beach, but it is located on the only one way street at the point and it is the route for the Darling old fashioned 4th of July parade! You will have the perfect house for viewing and entertaining!

The CATALINA FLYER is also within walking distance to hop on board and spend the day on beautiful Catalina Island. Disneyland is 15 minutes away, Fashion Island (one of the most upscale shopping malls in the county) 10 minutes away, Sea World and Lego Land are 90 minutes away and LA (Getty Museum) is 45 minutes away. Throughout the summer months, Laguna Beach hosts its extraordinary Pageant of the Masters Art Festival, wherein art 'comes alive' on stage, and Balboa Peninsula Park offers free evening concerts. Check out these and other special events on line for more details

Comfortable furnishings throughout, this custom home includes a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, 2 dishwashers, 2 refrigerators and 2 freezers, double ovens, kitchen aid mixer, butcher grade knives, disposal, six burner professional Décor cook-top range with double griddle, water filtration with instant hot/cold, coffee maker, toaster and toaster oven, Cuisinart, blender, all serving pieces, umbrella, beach chairs, table to sit 12, hardwood floors throughout, Jacuzzi tub, double sinks in master and children’s bath, built in ironing board in guest room, 2 fireplaces (one gas-kitchen and one wood burning-great room), Hi- speed internet, Wi-Fi, Direct TV and HBO, HDTV (master only), DVD, workstation with printer, outdoor shower with hot water, 2 car garage, washing machine and dryer, ceiling fans in kitchen and each bedroom, gas BBQ, air conditioning, children’s books, video library, board games, bocce ball and sand tennis. In addition bike rentals, segways, and lorries are available within walking distance to town.

You will be allowed association privileges to use the bay beach and rent the cemented BBQ area with tables, shower and music for an additional fee if available when requested. Babysitters are also available through the association phone book.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about our home and we hope you get a chance to stay in our paradise…

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Outdoor Shower: outdoor shower

            Outdoor shower with hot water, perfect for rinsing off!...moreless

          • 3 Full Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          Amenities

          • Babysitter
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room
          • Iron & Board

          Entertainment

          • Video Library
          • Stereo
          • Games

          Communications

          • Telephone

          Outdoor Features

          • Boat:

            You can walk 1/2 mile to town to rent boats and Duffy's....moreless

          • Tennis:

            Down the street on Balboa Blvd. and 18th Street....moreless

          • Golf:

            Lots of golf courses in the area to play!...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            You can walk 1/2 mile to town to rent...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio

          Theme

          • Family
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions
          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Romantic

          Activities

          • Botanical Garden
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services
          • Fitness Center
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fly Fishing
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Golf
          • Tennis
          • Kayaking
          • Sailing
          • Water Skiing
          • Parasailing
          • Jet Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surfing
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Cycling
          • Mountain Biking
          • Hiking
          • Fishing
          • Laundromat
          • Racquetball
          • Hospital
          • ATM/Bank
          • Recreation Center
          • Churches
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Playground
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Theme Parks
          • Restaurants
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Boating
          • Shelling
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Antiquing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Groceries
          • Basketball Court
           

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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Summer/Holiday rates
          Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2014
          7 night min stay

          $9,000 $26,900
          My Standard Rate
          7 night min stay

          $9,000 $26,900
          * 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 $350
          • Property Damage Protection $89
          • Tax Rate 10%

          Notes:

          The city of Newport Beach has a 10% Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) on all rentals of less than 30 days. This tax is calculated from the base rental rate and added to the booking total.

          Sorry, no party groups!


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          Location

          11 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          John Wayne Airport
          1 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Balboa Island Ferry
          19 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Irvine Station
          4.33 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Pacific Coast Highway
          0.08 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Newport Beach at Balboa Peninsula
          1.33 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Cabo's Cantina
          100.83 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Big Bear
          6.68 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Newport Beach Country Club
          1.07 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Great Mex Restaurant and Harborside Restaurant

          Car: Not Necessary

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2007

          About the owner: My husband and I have lived here with our 2 children for over 14 years. Actually, my husband grew up here and has lived in over 5 houses on Miramar alone since he was a little boy. His mother taught at Newport Elementary School (one of two schools in the United States on the beach) and she lived on Miramar one block from our house where we reside today. I practice photography on the beach and make seashell crosses and other seashell crafts to keep me busy(www.moxie-studio.com). My husband has his own company building docks, seawalls and marina's up and down the coast of CA, 'Swift Slip Dock And Pier Builders'. So, our bread and butter is right here in the harbor. We absolutely love the neighborhood we live in. Chili cook-offs, 4th of July parades, Friday night BBQ's at the bay beach, movie night on Belvue Lane, get togethers with neighbors, bike riding on the boardwalk...I could go on and on. Basically we always feel like we are on vacation here!

          Why the Owner Chose Balboa Peninsula:
          We fell in love with our little beach cottage immediately and bought it 'as-is' during a huge storm. We bought it from the original owner John and Eleanor. He built the home originally and they were very well known on the point. The house was very good to us, but it was small. We always knew we were going to rebuild but it took some time saving our money. The only original parts of the old cottage is the kitchen roof/ceiling and fireplace. We had all the ceilings milled to match the original (3 different widths) and we had to convert the front fireplace to gas. My father helped me painstakingly restore all of the old lanterns for this house. Almost all of my lighting is from EBAY and then we painted them and rewired them and they look beautiful! All the lighting is black and white (the majority) with one red light hanging in the stairwell. We tend to say the red metal roof and one red light is her 'lipstick'! I collect mermaids and so you will see them scattered around the house.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Since my husband had already lived in 5 houses on Miramar Street (the only one way street on the point) obviously we 'had' to end up here too! Growing up my husband and his friends were called 'the L street gang'....and it is in the sidewalk one street over. There is a lot of history for him here and we knew instantly that this is where we wanted to raise our children. I saved pictures for years and years to build our dream home and I thought out each and every detail. It truly is a dream come true for us!


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          Photos

          • Stunning NEW Luxury Beach Cottage on Balboa Peninsula Point!

            Stunning NEW Luxury Beach Cottage on Balboa Peninsula Point!

          • Dining Room Seats TWELVE!

            Dining Room Seats TWELVE!

          • Kitchen/dining room looking into great room.

            Kitchen/dining room looking into great room.

          • Flat screen TV in great room.

            Flat screen TV in great room.

          • Downstairs shower with teak flip down seat.

            Downstairs shower with teak flip down seat.

          • Hallway with large linen closet at top of staircase.

            Hallway with large linen closet at top of staircase.

          • Master bedroom.

            Master bedroom.

          • Master bath with double sinks and jacuzzi tub/shower combo.

            Master bath with double sinks and jacuzzi tub/shower combo.

          • Kids bathroom with double sinks, shower/tub combo.

            Kids bathroom with double sinks, shower/tub combo.

          • 4th bedroom with trundle.

            4th bedroom with trundle.

          • Bay beach area for rent and use. Tables, lighting, music, BBQ, beach with shower

            Bay beach area for rent and use. Tables, lighting, music, BBQ, beach with shower

          • Front Patio and BBQ

            Front Patio and BBQ

          • Warm & Cozy Gas Fireplace in Dining Room

            Warm & Cozy Gas Fireplace in Dining Room

          • Fully stocked gourmet kitchen.

            Fully stocked gourmet kitchen.

          • Spacious Great Room

            Spacious Great Room

          • Work station.

            Work station.

          • Downstairs bathroom.

            Downstairs bathroom.

          • Master bedroom with Queen bed and walk-in closet.

            Master bedroom with Queen bed and walk-in closet.

          • Master bath with double sinks and jacuzzi tub/shower combo.

            Master bath with double sinks and jacuzzi tub/shower combo.

          • 2nd bedroom with double bed and small walk-in closet with built-ins.

            2nd bedroom with double bed and small walk-in closet with built-ins.

          • 3rd Bedroom

            3rd Bedroom

          • Walkway to 'M' street beach. The beach all to yourself with the WEDGE on left.

            Walkway to 'M' street beach. The beach all to yourself with the WEDGE on left.

          • Newport Harbor Sunset

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          Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

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          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 8

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