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Exceptionally Clean, Comfortable, Steps-to-the Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This exceptionally clean unit has recently been upgraded with a new fully-equipped kitchen with new cabinets, granite counter tops and appliances. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths (shower and bathtub), high energy washer and dryer, space for 2 cars in the garage, high speed Internet, flat screen TVs, stereo system, etc. The upper unit has an ocean view balcony and the lower unit has a patio area. with at least 10 chairs and 2 tables.The property is a duplex and the one listed here is the lower unit which rents on a short-term basis and weekly from Saturday to Saturday from June through August.The upper unit is the same size and rents on a 9-month lease from mid September to mid June. It is available the first week in June on a weekly basis. Please refer to VRBO #1218091 for more details.

Keywords: weekly rental, vacation rental, corporate rental, apartment rental, vacation house, WIFI, walking distance to beach, beach side

More Details

Joan and Joe Tallman
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

About Joan and Joe Tallman

My husband and I grew up in Southern California and always dreamed of owning a place in Newport Beach. After spending several years working overseas in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines we returned to fulfill that dream. In 1990 we bought a brand new duplex in Newport and it has become a favorite place for our family and friends to stay.

Joan and Joe Tallman purchased this condo in 1990

Why Joan and Joe Tallman chose Balboa Peninsula

Our place is a 20 minute drive from John Wayne airport, 30 minutes from Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm. It is also within walking distance to the Newport and Balboa Piers as well as great restaurants, shops, and grocery stores, not to mention only 7 houses from the beach. One of our favorite things to do in the afternoon is to walk down the boardwalk and get a frozen banana.

What makes this condo unique

Another favorite past time is to sip our morning coffee on the patio while watching the pods of dolphins and Catalina Island in the distance. The gentle waves made it ideal for swimming, surfing or body surfing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family has been coming here for over 10 years. We have always enjoyed the hospitality of Joan and Joe. The house is a few steps away from the beach without dealing with the congestion and cost of staying on the boardwalk. Every year we find the house to be well maintained and updated constantly. The house had a total redo this year and it is just beautiful!
Sep 2009
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Balboa Peninsula Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Completely remodeled bathroom with amenities
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Fully remodeled bathroom with amenities
  • Bathroom 1 has a shower and tub Bathroom 2 has a shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Pillows, blankets, quilts provided
    Bedroom 3 - 3 queen , Pillows, blankets, quilts provided
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Pillows, blankets, quilts provided
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen-size sofa sleeper. Every bedroom has a ceiling fan.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Garage spaces for 2 cars per unit, beach chairs, boogie boards, umbrella, 'porta crib' (linens), baby gates, booster chair, sand toys, etc.


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Exceptionally Clean, Comfortable, Steps-to-the Beach
average rating of 4.967742 based on 38 reviews
Gilbert, AZ

Beautiful Property!

  • 5 of 5

You will love this beautiful property! Everything was perfect. The home was immaculate! It has been very well maintained. The kitchen was stocked with everything you could possibly need. There were also beach and sand toys available. Joan was great to work with. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing rental for families

  • 5 of 5

Home was exceptional for our family. Nice and roomy, immaculate and clean, new amenities, great central location on 27th street, close for kids to walk to beach alone, close to Newport pier and all the shops. Joan is so sweet and prompt to work with.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed elsewhere in the Newport area and this place is tough to beat. Steps from the beach, within walking distance of restaurants, the grocery store, a movie theater, and one of the best donut shops in the country. The house itself is beautiful and very clean. The kitchen is nicely updated with quality appliances. Beds are comfortable and plenty of towels were provided for our family of seven. A couple of minor maintenance issues did not really affect us. The only other issue, which wasn't a big deal, was the neighbors, particularly those upstairs, were pretty loud on Saturday night and well into Sunday morning. It's a pretty compact neighborhood, so you have to expect to hear and see the neighbors a bit, but if you have light sleeping members of your group you might have to keep some windows closed so they aren't disturbed, particularly on weekends. Joan also promptly returned my deposit after our stay. I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property with a great location

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay - we had travelled in from the East coast for a few days so found ourselves awake in the early hours of every morning taking great walks along the beach. Property owners were very responsive. Thank you for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing, beautiful and perfectly located beach house

  • 5 of 5

My husband, kids, parents and brother are spending our last night here and I must say we are not ready to go back. This house EXCEEDED our expectations! The owners have answered every question pleasantly. The neighborhood is quiet and beautiful. We will definitely be coming back every year and cannot see ourselves staying anywhere else in Southern California but this home. Thank you Mr. & Mrs. Tallman for making our family vacation perfect with your beautiful and clean home!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful & relaxing vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy when we arrived to this beautiful beach house in Newport! The look of the house is so adorable. It's so clean & modern inside, we felt at home and comfortable during our stay. We would highly recommend this beach house to anyone looking to get away. The neighborhood was very quiet and peaceful and the beach was only a few steps down the street. We loved waking up in the morning and walking down by the ocean with our coffee. the house had everything you could need during your stay. It was perfect! Thank you joe and Joan for your hospitality and professionalism during our stay! We loved it and would definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
John Wayne Airport
Nearest Barpub
The Oyster Bar
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Balboa Pier
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Costa Mesa Golf Course
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Santa Ana
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
55 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
Mutt Lynch
Nearest Beach
Newport Beach
Car: necessary

Whale watching and cruising the Balboa Bay in electric boats.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $280
Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Higher rates apply during holiday weeks (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter/spring break)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.