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Gary's Paradise Beach House

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom upper unit Beach House is just steps from the sand. Immaculately decorated and cozy, the furnishings contribute to this unit's inviting, relaxing atmosphere. There is a balcony on the front of the main level and two sundecks upstairs. Which allow guests to take full advantage of outdoor living and are perfect for sunbathing, relaxing with a good book, or enjoying a sunset cocktail - ocean views! The main balcony has a BBQ. Living area is open to kitchen and dining area, and opens onto the front patio. Kitchen features center island and marble countertops. Bedroom on main level also features a desk. Upstairs master and guest bedrooms both open onto their own sundecks (all w comfortable patio furniture).

Only 30 seconds walk to one of southern california's most beautiful beaches! Very attractive an totally upgraded house granite counter tops with back splashes in the kitchen, stainless steel refrigerators, gas stove, dishwasher, and inside laundry.

Living area is open to kitchen and dining area, and opens onto the front patio. Kitchen features center island and marble counter tops. Bedroom on main level also features a desk. Upstairs master and guest bedrooms both open onto their own sundecks. The kitchen is fully equipped w oven/stove, french double door refigerator & dishwasher, both washer and dryer are inside for easy laundry.

Classic beach cottage that oozes charm! 3-bedroom/2 1/2 bath elegantly beautiful unit that is just steps to the sand! This home looks like it just stepped out of the 'Pottery Barn' catalog. The upstairs living room is bright and full of sunshine.

*Sleeps 6

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017


Balboa Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2) The two upstairs bedrooms have California Kingsize beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) The third bedroom has a trundle bed that can be used as either a single or converted into a fullsize or two twins. It is very comfortable and makes for flexible sleeping arrangements.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Gary's Paradise Beach House
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews

Yes, paradise

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with this house and its location. Spotless, comfortable, and nicely appointed. Fit 5 of us perfectly. 30 second walk to beach, 4 minute walk to grocery store,10 minute walk to Balboa pier which has many shops and restaurants. Very cute beach house community with views of the beach from balconies. We rented bikes for the week which was the way to go. You can bike the entire 7 mile peninsula along the beach boardwalk to Hunnington Beach, the fun zone where we rented paddle boards and boats, and much more. We didn't drive for 4 days, which was heaven. The only negative was the huge Trump poster on the house across the street :( Otherwise, it was the perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet Terri. So glad that her family enjoyed their time at the Beach House in Newport.
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Perfect location! Clean, charming beach house

  • 5 of 5

Had the best stay at Gary’s! The location is absolutely perfect! We didn’t rent a car and it was no problem because we were able to walk everywhere! The house was clean! Included towels, fans, beach toys, chairs umbrellas, etc. We literally had everything we needed. Gary was extremely accommodating and friendly. 10/10!!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was a block from the beach. Had everything we needed for the 6 days we were there. Just wish it had A/C, but it was ok if you opened all the windows. The view from the front terrace was awesome! Would definitely stay here again. Parking was very tight. Showers were hard to figure out and water pressure was just ok. Overall was an amazing stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a long weekend reunion of two college roommates who had once lived on 31st street. Naturally, we wanted to find a rental near there and Gary's Paradise Beach House was the perfect spot! It is the upstairs front unit of the house and has recently been refurbished complete with new granite counter tops and new appliances in the kitchen, beautiful modern bathrooms, and fresh paint all around! It was very clean and had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend of reminiscing from two bedrooms upstairs with comfortable cal King beds and two beautiful bathrooms (one ensuite) to three different outdoor spaces to enjoy! We spent our mornings on the front deck sipping coffee and enjoying the view of the waves breaking on the sand right down the street. Afternoon cocktail time was divided between the front sundeck off the master suite with a great ocean view to the rear sundeck off the second bedroom with it's sunset view. The beach and it's awesome boardwalk are a quick walk down the street. Gary even provided nice Tommy Bahama beach chairs for us to borrow during our stay. Working with Gary was a pleasure and if we needed to know anything about the local area the friendly fellow living in the downstairs unit was more than happy to help us! Everything you could want is within walking distance including the beach, fully provisioned grocery and liquor store, bike rental, and the Newport Pier. I highly recommend this house and will definitely be renting it for our next visit to Newport Beach. Thanks Gary!!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience with a vacation rental and Gary set the bar high for all others. We had a fabulous time at his beach house! The accommodations fit our family of 4's needs perfectly. Gary was a great host, the amenities were everything we could have asked for and the location was fabulous.

Thank you Gary! We'll definitely book with you again when we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and Comfort.

  • 5 of 5

Booking this property with Gary was a breeze and he was very prompt and professional with managing the property. I left a few items at the property and he was courteous enough to mail them to me in Texas! The location was great and convenient to all of the local spots for breakfast, lunch & dinner. The tenant on the first level was very kind and courteous as well. Parking at the property was somewhat difficult so make sure you rent a small vehicle! Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Orange County / John Wayne
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Newport Beach

It is in an excellent location only 25 mins to Disneyland and 45 mins to Knotts Berry Farm amusement parks. Great shopping can be found at either Fashion Island or South Coast Plaza shopping centers. Other Beach cities close by are Huntington beach & pier (Surfcity USA), Corona del Mar & Laguna Beach (village and artist community). The coast line is stunning. You can take a 1 hr-15 min ferryboat ride to Santa Catalina Island as a day trip to Avalon.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Linen and Cleaning Fees $300
Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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