Dog-Friendly Balboa Island Cottage 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath--Summer Weekly/Winter Lease
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- Minimum stay:7-180 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
One-story fully-furnished Balboa Island beach cottage with all-important GARAGE PARKING, a bright airy feel, high beam ceilings, plantation shutters and hardwood floors throughout, skylights, A/C, fireplace and an upgraded kitchen with granite counter tops and newer appliances. Two bedrooms (1 queen, 2 twins) and two bathrooms, ideal for a family with two to three kids or two couples. Washer/dryer in attached garage. Large front brick patio with outdoor tables and bistro set surrounded by roses and flowerbeds. French doors open off the dining area to a smaller outside seating area with a gas BBQ that is perfect for small casual dinners.
Washer/Dryer, cable TV, DVD, as well as wireless Internet service, expanded cable service and local phone service. All linens and towels are provided, the kitchen is fully stocked and there is an automatic sprinkler system with a gardener.
One street from the quaint downtown village, there is easy access to boutique shopping, coffee shops, bakeries and restaurants. Easy on/off the island. Small, sandy beaches and a boardwalk perfect for strolling and people watching – all just steps from the front door. And it’s just a short walk and a 5-minute ferry ride to the famous Balboa Fun Zone, complete with Ferris wheel, arcades, boat rentals and guided boat tours of the beautiful homes on Newport Harbor, or you can catch the Catalina Flyer to Catalina Island.
Balboa Island is just off the coast of Newport Beach and is a short drive away from many Southern California attractions, including Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal Studios, Hollywood, San Diego Zoo, and much, much more. Only 15 minutes away from Santa Ana/Orange County airport, and 50 minutes south of Los Angeles International Airport.
Come and enjoy the relaxed island lifestyle, a safe haven conveniently located in the middle of coastal Orange County.
Keywords: Updated Beach Cottage, house, home
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Balboa Island is about two miles from Fashion Island and world-class shopping, fine and casual dining along Mariner's Mile, Newport Beach, Corona del Mar, Crystal Cove and Laguna Beach. There are plenty of pampering spas, massage salons, yoga studios, fitness gyms, not to mention water sports, sailing, Duffy electric boat rides. Catalina Flyer is just five minutes away across the ferry. SO MUCH FUN!!!...moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
Adjoining dining area off kitchen seats six (four chairs around table and four extra chairs in the house). . There is also a patio dining set with four chairs in the private outdoor patio w/ new BBQ....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
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- Dishes & Utensils:
Guests who return every summer left three cruiser bikes (three helmets) and say it's for other guests to ride them as long as they are locked and looked after. RIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Rentals available...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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WINTER LEASE-UTIL inc
Sep 16 - May 19, 2018
180 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $160
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 10%
IMPORTANT NOTE: Cancellation and other terms are per my LEASE AND RENTAL AGREEMENT. I will email this contract to you at the time of your reservation request. Make sure I have your permanent mailing address and cell phone number you will be using during your stay. ALSO NOTE: A PDF version is attached for your review prior to making a Booking Request. There is a 10% City of Newport Beach Short Term Lodging (Transient) Tax on stays of 30 days or less, $500 Security Deposit, Mandatory Cleaning Fee of $130 and $50 Pet Fee for approved pet. The rental period will not be confirmed as "Reserved" until I receive your signed contract and deposit confirmation thru VRBO/HomeAway. I accept personal checks if well in advance of the rental date. PayPal, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Thank you. - Kari
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Laguna Festival of the Arts and Pageant of the Masters are must-sees. There are bike and SUP board rentals available just across the alley.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: I moved to Balboa Island 20 years ago and fell in love with the warm, friendly lifestyle.
Why the Owner Chose Newport Center, Newport Beach, CA, USA:
I loved everything about it -- the location, the bright, open feeling, the kitchen upgrades, the hardwood floors, layout of the house and TWO patios. It just feels like a happy place. Please check out my reviews. They can tell you why so many come back year after year as their annual summer tradition.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Drive over the bridge onto Balboa Island and you will sense an 'ahh' feeling of leaving the stresses and noises of the outside world far behind. I'm not kidding. I've lived on the island for 20-plus years and I still feel it every time I drop into the village. And a stay at my beach cottage will remind you of simpler times -- bike riding, walks along the beach, frozen bananas, friends over for BBQs -- life's simple pleasures in a bright and airy setting that turns cozy by night around the warm fireplace.
- Primary: +01 (949) 929-9691 (California, USA)
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Roses and relaxation will greet you at this island cottage in excellent location
Open beam ceilings and plantation shutters throughout add to bright airy feeling
The beachy theme puts you into relaxation mode
A view back to the living room includes a small desk, entry and skylight.
Master bedroom with open beam ceiling and fan. Small library of books in case...
Kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, cleaning supplies, pot and pans etc.
Private patio with gas BBQ off the kitchen/dining area (new colorful additions).
An antique Italian fountain, now overflowing with seashells, greets guests.
Cottage is just a short 1-2 minute stroll to the island beach on the harbor.
Fireworks over the historic Balboa Pavilion.
Entry to living room welcomes you to the beachy cottage.
Gather to share favorite stories of your island vacation.
Get in the island mood with beach accents.
Three TVs with cable includes this flat screen in the living room.
Fully stocked kitchen has granite counter tops and newer appliances.
Bedroom with twin beds and designer linens has a nautical touch.
The dining area has bright, open feeling. French doors lead to private patio
Private patio with gas BBQ off the kitchen/dining area
A vintage picture of the Balboa Pavilion.
Enjoy morning coffee out front on bistro set or breakfast on teak table on porch
A plein air painter captures the boating scene of Newport Harbor.
Beach chairs are available in the garage. Just remember your sunscreen.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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