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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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

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 4.9722223 based on 43 reviews
Marin, CA

Wonderful beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our time in Newport Beach. This property was remarkably clean (and I am very picky), beautifully decorated, and comfortable for our entire family. The location is also fantastic, walking distance to many fun restaurants and shops, and of course steps from the sandy beach. When talking with the owners, they were great, extremely responsive and helpful We would definitely recommend and hope to return!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alpine, Utah

Great location, clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need in a home for a relaxing time. Clean and comfortable. 30 second walk to the beach from the front door.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, cute, and well located!

  • 5 of 5

I was with a group going for a writing retreat, and the internet worked fine, the location was great, about 5 houses from the beach, so we could for nice sunset walks, and walking distance from restaurants, cafes and bars! Great!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Coto De Caza, CA

Great place! Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Super nice-owners very easy to work with!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

John and Joan could not have been better hosts. The location of the house was amazing. We were only a few steps from the beach and the adorable town of Newport. Homes look very close together in the pictures, but noise was never an issue. Would definitely recommend this house to anyone! Plenty of room for the seven of us. Thanks again Joan and John!!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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Popular attraction for both adults and children. A must when visiting Southern California. I...
Disney's California Adventure
Right next door to Disneyland is California Adventure which has additional popular attractio...
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 $190
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.

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