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Beautifully maintained home.


Last updated: 11/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Balboa Peninsula house description

We have maintained a quality vacation rental for the last 12 years. However this home is constantly being updated! Steps to ocean and bay along with Cape Cod decor makes this home lovely, fun and comfortable. The fantastic location and a rooftop deck make staying at the beach a special occasion. Located in the Bayside area of the Balboa Peninsula, 308 Alvarado Place offers great family accommodations.

This lovely, newly remodeled UPPER unit, pictured here, is only 250 feet to the oceanfront sidewalk and less than 100 feet to bayfront sidewalk. 308 Alvarado is about six blocks from the Balboa Pier. The upper unit has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and an office/sleeping loft, outdoor roof-top deck, and separate TV den. Steps to ocean means no water views, just real, real close!

The living room and dining room is very open with high ceilings and windows, thick moldings and great decor. Much of the house is remodeled as of 2008. The kitchen has a great garden window, custom tile counters and floors with all new appliances. Windows throughout the house are textured for privacy and light. Tile floors give it a clean and fresh feeling.

This interesting floor plan offers a large master bedroom with dramatic fireplace and walk-in closet. The master bathroom also has a marble, double-headed shower. A spiral staircase leads to an office loft above the living room. All linens included.

Beautifully upgraded and decorated, this home is completely furnished and even comes with beach cruiser bicycles. Pets are NOT allowed, NO Smoking--sorry, but NO smoking on deck areas as well.. We are very strict about a maximum of 8 people. The unit sleeps 3 couples very privately and an additional 2 children may sleep in the study-loft. The master and two guest rooms have queen size beds. The office loft has a futon and a t.v.

Keywords: Beautiful 3BR + loft, 2 BR home


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • VCR and DVD with large screen LCD, CD Player with custom speakers throughout, Refrigerator with ice maker, a fully equipped kitchen, Two Gas Grills (BBQ), TV and Stereo in master bedroom also, Parking for one car, Beach cruiser bicycles available...moreless


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


                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                      • Restaurants

                      Local Services & Businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Boating
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Parasailing
                      • Sailing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people


                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Garage
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking:

                        one medium size car...moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


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


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

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa


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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Apr 1 - May 22, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $250 $300
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      May 23 - Jun 29, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $350 $375
                      Thu, Fri, Sat
                      Jun 30 - Aug 24, 2015
                      7 night min stay


                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Cleaning/linens $210
                      • Tax Rate 10%


                      Summer Weekly: VRBO's automated system of rates do not work for this property. Please email me for quote. July and 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.

                      Cancellation policy:

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

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                      Last updated: 11/15/2014
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                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      SNA Orange County/John Wayne/Santa Ana Airport

                      The Pacific Ocean 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


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: Pete is a retired Delta Air Lines Captain. Pete and Kitt have owned on the Balboa Peninsula for 30 years but still feel like it's the perfect vacation spot. Work brought us to Utah where our sons grew up. Now it is home for our 3 beautiful granddaughters as well.

                      Why the Owner Chose Balboa Peninsula:
                      The Pacific Ocean is a constant source of pleasure. We also love parking our car and not getting back into it for a week! Bike riding to shopping and restaurants, even the Post Office is a delight.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Our family has a saying, 'You haven't been to the beach till you get sand on your feets' --so please spend time walking the beautiful Balboa beach enjoying the amazing Pacific Ocean. Walking along bayfront to restaurants is another favorite pastime.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • Beautifully maintained home.

                        Beautifully maintained home.

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Kitchen


                      • Master Bedroom Thermapedic mattress

                        Master Bedroom Thermapedic mattress

                      • Ocean Walks

                        Ocean Walks

                      • TV room

                        TV room

                      • roof top deck

                        roof top deck

                      • Balboa Fun Zone

                        Balboa Fun Zone

                      • The bay is 100 steps away.

                        The bay is 100 steps away.

                      • Entry, steps to loft.

                        Entry, steps to loft.

                      • Master Bath

                        Master Bath

                      • Guest Bedroom

                        Guest Bedroom

                      • Upper front loft opens to roof top deck

                        Upper front loft opens to roof top deck

                      • Sunset w/ pelicans

                        Sunset w/ pelicans

                      • Queen Bed in 3rd Bedroom.

                        Queen Bed in 3rd Bedroom.

                      VRBO #9237

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                      This listing was first published here in 2001.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                      $250 - $414 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 11/15/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                      Member since: 2000
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/15/2014
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                      +1 (801) 870-2728 (Utah, USA)

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