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Last updated: 10/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Balboa Peninsula house description

This cozy and well-maintained Balboa beach cottage (the lower unit of duplex) is located on the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach at 308 1/2 Alvarado Place in the Bayside area. Walk 250 feet to the ocean, 100 feet to see the beautiful yachts on Newport Bay. The Balboa Pier is a 5 minute walk down either the oceanfront or bay-front sidewalks.

Some of our happiest guests are couples and small families who love the idea of parking their car and walking to the beach, the pier, shops, restaurants, and sightseeing. The ferry, about 4 minutes walk, will take you to Balboa Island for more sightseeing, shopping and dining.

This beautifully decorated, completely furnished 2 BR, 1 BA unit sleeps 5. It has a delightful front covered patio with flowers, hedges, a BBQ, tables and chairs. The unit itself has glass block for light and privacy along with double french doors opening onto patio. The unit is completely outfitted for meal preparation. Charming cottage style furniture and decor. A tiled bathroom has shower/tub. Parking for one car in garage and beach cruisers for use.

Pets are NOT allowed, NO Smoking, and NO smoking on deck areas as well.. We are very strict about the maximum of 5 people. The master has a queen bed and the guest room has one single bed and a bunk-bed with a full bed on bottom and a single bed on the top.

Keywords: Beach Cottage, 2bd 1 ba

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Bunk is full/twin combination. 250 steps to the oceanfront to the oceanfront sidewalk, 100 feet to bayfront sidewalk...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Small gas fireplace in the living room....moreless

                  • Garage
                  • Heating
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    One medium size car...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

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

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall
                  Sep 1 - Nov 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $190 $240
                  Fri, Sat
                  $950 $2,600
                  Winter
                  Nov 2 - Feb 28, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $170 $210
                  Fri, Sat
                  $850 $2,600
                  Spring
                  Mar 1 - May 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $190 $240
                  Fri, Sat
                  $950 $2,600
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $180
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Summer months rental days are booked week by week, running Monday to Sunday. June through August only: Check in at 2 pm on Monday and check out at 6 pm on Sunday. Rest of year: Check in at 3 pm and check out is 10 am.

                  VRBO's automated system of rates do not work for this property for stays including a Holiday. Each Holiday day will have an additional $100 charge.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 10/12/2014
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                  Location

                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  SNA Orange County/John Wayne/Santa Ana Airport

                  Walking on the Pacific Ocean's beach is only 250 steps away with miles of clean sand great for swimming, sunning, sand castle building and picnics. Walking distance to boat rentals, chartered fishing trips and Catalina tour boats along with the pier, and the Newport Harbor bay front. Amusement Parks include charming Balboa Fun Zone and Disneyland, Knottsberry farm, etc. other attractions/activities near by include Deepsea and pier Fishing, Sightseeing by land and water, Boat rentals, and the ferry to balboa island.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2001

                  About the owner: We have owned peninsula property since 1975 and feel it is a perfect vacation spot. Pete and Kathy are 'snowbirds' who live in Newport Beach in the winter and Salt Lake City in the summer. Pete's retired from Delta Air Lines as a pilot and currently does golf course ratings for Golf Digest as well as golf photography. Our home has many of his beautiful photographs of life in Newport Beach. Kathy teaches Bible Studies.

                  Why the Owner Chose Balboa Peninsula:
                  The Pacific Ocean never gets old! We love watching waves, seagulls, pelicans, seals and dolphins. The perfect spot for morning coffee and sunset walks. Park your car, walk to shopping, restaurants and endless recreation. Ride a bike to the Wedge for a picnic or stroll over to Balboa Island for lunch.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Walking along the Pacific Ocean accompanied by porpoises, pelicans and sea gulls is a delight --especially at sunset.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Curb Appeal is only the beginning of this lovely Beach home.

                    Curb Appeal is only the beginning of this lovely Beach home.

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Walk into comfort

                    Walk into comfort

                  • Ocean view of Balboa Pier

                    Ocean view of Balboa Pier

                  • Beach lace

                    Beach lace

                  • Enjoy the Bay

                    Enjoy the Bay

                  • Master with queen bed

                    Master with queen bed

                  • Bath has shower/tub

                    Bath has shower/tub

                  • Bay is 100 steps away

                    Bay is 100 steps away

                  • The Fun Zone and Ferry

                    The Fun Zone and Ferry

                  • Wedge action

                    Wedge action

                  VRBO #54158

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, October 12, 2014

                  $170 - $240 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 10/12/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2000
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/12/2014
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