About the property
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- Minimum Stay2 nights
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-11)
Our house is located on the Peninsula of Newport Beach. We are approximately halfway between the Newport and Balboa Piers. Right outside our home is the beach, you can cross the boardwalk (sidewalk) and then just walk straight out to the water.We are situated in an ideal spot because we we live in a more quiet area of the Peninsula. We are within walking distance of both piers and just an easy walk to downtown for dinner, games at the Fun Zone, specialty shops and the ferry to go over to Balboa Island. No need to drive anywhere.
Balboa Island is a fabulous place to visit. Once off the ferry (with a car , bicycle or by foot) it's just a short way to the main street of this enchanting island. Loaded with lots of shops and numerous wonderful places for breakfast, lunch or dinner. No visit to the Newport area is complete without a day or two over at Balboa Island.
Our house itself is very unique. We have an upside/down configuration in that our kitchen and dining area is on the second floor so that you can appreciate the spectacular views of the ocean 'from above' while enjoying a long breakfast or BBQ dinner or just even 'cooking' . Speaking of cooking, there is a big gas BBQ on the front porch where it's so delightful to have dinner on the 'barbie' and everyone enjoying cocktails while watching the world go by. The sunsets are spectacular night after night. Each one, better than the last. Outside the upstairs den is a deck with equally great ocean views where you can hide away and read the paper, have a second cup of coffee or just take in the beauty of Newport. The beautiful Pacific Ocean is your front yard . What more could you ask from a vacation to Newport Beach,CA.?????????????????????????????????????????????????
Keywords: Beach, House, Oceanfront, Balboa, Newport, Ocean, Waterfront
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- Apr 23, 2018
About CHRIS GOETHALS
Our extended family owned 'the beachhouse' for many wonderful years. The eight children in the Goethals family spent each summer on the beach; doing summer reading, taking junior guard training, working at the local food shops, taking sailing lessons, fishing off the piers and just enjoying growing up in Newport. In 2001 when it looked like the house was going to leave our family my five children and myself decided we could not live without it and so we bought this very special home. We spent months putting the house back into it's original condition and have loved the gatherings we've had with all the families since purchasing '104'. It's a very special place, Newport Beach, with many exciting adventures awaiting you. We hope you enjoy the beauty of the Pacific, the charm of Newport Beach and your time at our home.
CHRIS GOETHALS purchased this House in 2001
Why CHRIS GOETHALS chose Balboa Peninsula
We had spent many fabulous summers at 104 East Oceanfront during the time that our extended family owned the property. We chose to own a home in Newport beach because we could not imagine not spending large amounts of time each year at the beach. Newport is a very unique area with so much to do and if you don't want to get up and go there is nothing nicer than just sitting out in front on the beach watching the waves come in and seeing a porpoise or two navigate their way through the breakers.On weekends the ocean is alive with activity. Sail boat races, wave runners, body surfers and all with the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop.
What makes this House unique
The beauty of our property at Newport is that once you park the car the vacation takes care of itself. If the kids want to ride their bikes they can go for miles and miles without getting lost or in trouble. If you have a runner or an avid walker you have come to the right place. Miles in all directions to walk or run. Boating? Wave riding? Para-sailing? Canoeing?Have you ever traveled over to Catalina Island? Where can you have all this within walking distance? Suppose they are all off doing 'their thing'. No Problem, sit out on the front patio, enjoy the people passing by on foot, on roller blade, on pedaled surrey. If you are a people watcher, as I am, you've come to the right place. Want serenity ? Then just walk out to the beach and watch the activities out in the ocean. It's just as close to perfect as you can imagine. And if that's not enough information add these places : Hollywood and downtown LA, just one hour away. Fashion Island for shopping, South Coast Plaza, Bowers Museum, Discovery Science Center, Knott's Berry Farm, Angel Stadium, The Pond are all less than 30 minutes from you at Newport Beach!
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great location on the sand!
This house was a perfect house for our yearly girls weekend! We had a group of 8 women and the house was plenty big and very comfortable. The front patio is ideal for hanging out, playing games, enjoying the sunshine and sunsets and interacting with people passing by. This house is just a couple minute walk to the Balboa pier and fun zone with tons of amenities. The house was so comfortable with unbeatable views, we found little reason to venture out. Morning coffee with views and a walk on the beach were wonderful! The owner was very responsive and accommodating.
Great location and home.
Cute home, perfect for our needs this weekend. Close to pier and restaurants. Clean and easy to get to.
Thank you Michael for your kind review.I appreciate you coming to our home and would love to have you back again so keep us in mind! Thanks again.Chris Goethals
Absolutely wonderful stay. I am sitting on couch looking out window at beach. Couldn’t ask for a better place “on the sand”.
Thank you Bill for taking the time to write a review of your stay.I very much appreciate it.I'm so happy you had a good time and hope we will be able to have you again to our home!
On. the. beach!!!
Our 9 member extended family aged 14-84 loved the house!
Sunrise from the huge upstairs windows, breakfast on the upstairs side porch, cocktails at sunset on the back patio. Beach all day long..
Also cooked and hosted Thanksgiving for 14 people, ate on the back patio! So much to do in the area for the varied ages in our group.
Lombardy's Market & Deli is .1 miles away and had everything we needed. (The alley entrance really made it easy to drop off luggage, supplies etc.)
Wonderful house and owner Chris is great!
Thank you Tiina for writing a review of your stay at our home in Newport Beach.It's really a special place.I hope we will see you back in Newport again and we'd love to have you at our home as well! Keep us in mind! Chris Goethals
This rental is exactly what the description says!
We rented this beach house for a family weekend away with 5 adults and 5 children. The description is very accurate and was very clean/well maintained. The house had everything we needed to cook, including the BBQ so we never had to eat out. I do wish the layout of the beds would have been a little different. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs that have two twin beds in each. The queen is a foldout in the living room. Downstairs has the main bedroom with an attached bath and a huge foldout bed in the living room but we made it work by pushing the twin beds together in the upstairs bedrooms. We enjoyed having the patio right on the boardwalk and being steps to the sand. The kids could play in the sand and we could watch from the patio. The water is a little bit of a walk through the sand but the view is still amazing. The owner is awesome, organized and had great communication. I would definitely recommend the property to friends and family and hope to come back myself again and again. Thank you Chris for your hospitality!
Wonderful place to vacation on the boardwalk!
Well cared for 4 bed room was perfect for 8 of us. Upstairs and downstairs living areas are great as the kids can hang in one and the parents in the other! Nicely located a few blocks N. of the balboa pier - so just far enough away but not too far. The owner was very helpful with things like linnens and towels etc. Highly recommend!
Thank you Dane for such a nice review.They help so much for renters to know what they are getting into when they rent.They fell so much more comfortable when they hear from previous renters.Thank you so much and I sure hope we see you again.Would love to have you back! Chris