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Lovely Balboa Island Home. A/C. Great Amenities. Quiet Location. Garage.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

You will love this jewel of a home!

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Our home is perfectly maintained and truly has the feel of a home away from home. Enjoy the two outdoor seating areas, the spacious interior, comfortable furnishings and high-end mattresses on the beds. The kitchen is fully equipped. The house is bright and airy and has a lovely feel to it. Located on a quiet street away from the crowds, it is just 6 houses in from the North Bay Front.

For optional lodging needs, please check out our other home on the island: VRBO Listing 271734 (4 bedrooms)

Features of our home:

• 3 bedroom/3 bath, will accommodate a maximum of 8 guests

• Located on Opal Ave., a quiet street on the island. Six houses in from the North Bay front

• Perfectly maintained, spotless, and elegantly furnished with all the amenities to ensure that your vacation experience is extraordinary

• Air conditioning

• Enclosed garage to accommodate one vehicle

• Two separate outdoor seating/entertaining areas, gas barbeque

• Linens and towels provided, high-speed Internet, expanded cable service, long-distance U.S. phone service, bogie boards/beach chairs/umbrellas/ beach toys

First Level:

• Formal living room, dining area, den/great room

• Hardwood floors, vaulted wood-beamed ceilings, 2 fireplaces, elegant furnishings

• Sleeper sofas in living room and den

• Bathroom with shower

• Fully stocked kitchen with plenty of serving dishes

Second Level:

• Master bedroom with high quality king-sized bed, en suite bath with jetted tub, balcony, TV

• Second guest bedroom with high quality king-sized bed, TV

• Third guest bedroom with 2 full-sized mattresses on a bunk bed, separate trundle bed, TV

• Third full bathroom is shared amoungst second and third bedroom guests

More Details

Owner
Shari Heuser
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Shari Heuser

My husband is a cardiologist and I am a vacation rental specialist. We live in Phoenix, AZ. We fell in love with the house from the first moment that we saw it. There were already 3 other purchase offers submitted to the seller of the house. We put in our offer at the list minute and crossed our fingers. The rest is history, and we ended up with our dream vacation home.

Shari Heuser purchased this house in 2004

Why Shari Heuser chose Newport Beach

I spent my first summer on Balboa Island when I was 12 years old. I never forgot the wonderful experience - the beaches, charming houses, boating in the harbor, and the wonderful weather. I always dreamed about owning one of the beautiful houses. And one magical day my dream came true!

What makes this house unique

One of the greatest things about vacationing on the island is that you don't need to get in your car. That was my husband's criteria when we were looking for a vacation home. We love to spend our time biking, walking around the island, and crusing the harbor in our electric Duffy boat. Our house has been described by previous guests as one of the warmest and most comfortable houses that they have ever stayed in. I appreciate the opportunity to have other people enjoy themselves so much during their stay, love to read their entries in our guest book, and work hard to think of everthing that we could do or provide to ensure that our guests have a memorable vacation experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Shari,

I am sorry we haven't sent you a note earlier, because we all LOVED the house and our vacation!



The house exceeded our expectations. Your furnishings are beautiful, and we loved all the details that

make this house relaxing and comfortable - great showers, sound system, very comfortable beds, and a great kitchen.

My sister loved the Pirate, and insisted on pictures with him.

Thank you for the welcome gift - it was unexpected and very sweet.

Thanks for leaving beach toys available - we used them daily.

I didn't know how usable the Balboa Island beaches would be, but the beach really close to your house was

perfect for a three year old.

Oh, and our new favorite breakfast place - Wilma's Patio. I think I gained at least 4 pounds, and I have to blame the

shakes at Ruby's...oh well, they were delicious.

I could go on and on....

Thank you so very much for a fantastic vacation in a beautiful house. It was so wonderful.

Sincerely,

M. Walter
Jun 2007
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Amenities

Balboa Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk beds w/ full-sized mattresses, pull-out trundle bed, TV
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Vaulted ceiling, bright and airy, balcony, TV, en suite bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , TV, desk
  • Sofa beds are also provided in the living room and in the den.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(18 traveler reviews)

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Lovely Balboa Island Home. A/C. Great Amenities. Quiet Location. Garage.
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
5

Top notch, total beach experience, beautifully decorated, fully stocked with everything imaginable.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, very clean, lots of room for a group of people. Beds were very comfortable, full equipped with all major appliances, kitchen needs, towels, etc. It is has everything you need for the beach, chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards. Another fabulous feature is the front porch with a large table plus a side patio, both for outside dining. Overall, we would say this is an impressive home. Every detail you can think of has been thought of.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wailuku, Maui HI
5

Immaculate Home in Idyllic Setting

  • 5 of 5

The epitome of Balboa Island living. Its hard to find places with a tight-knit sense of community. Where people say hello and take time to chat when you pass on the sidewalk. Once you go over the bridge to Balboa Island, you step back in time and you can't help but slow down and relax. This is a beach luxe home that is also family friendly. Ideal location close to the bay, Marine Ave. shops, and ferry, but just far enough away to be extremely quiet, private and peaceful. Thoughtful and well designed floor plan works harmoniously. Indoor and outdoor living spaces promote conversation. Three dining areas (four counting the bar stools) allow for formal and informal meals. Superb lighting and entertainment/sound systems allow you to create and easily change moods. Well stocked kitchen and BBQ will satisfy a discerning epicurean. Bikes, beach chairs and toys for the young at heart. Strong WiFi. Definitely our new happy place when we visit SoCal. We are already planning our next visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your time in writing such an eloquent review! We are happy that you enjoy the island life as much as we do!
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San Francisco
5

Best house on the island!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with everything you need!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed the house!
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5

Great house in a great area.

  • 5 of 5

This is second time to rent this property and we loved it. Huge house with everything you need.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love to have our guests return time and time again. Glad that you enjoyed the house!
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5

We had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful and the owners thought of everything. We couldn't be happier!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bob and Nora

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our family Thanksgiving holiday in this lovely home. It offered everything we could have imagined and more. The home was clean and the kitchen had everything you could possibly imagine. The patios were a perfect place to relax and enjoy the awesome weather. The location is perfect to enjoy a nice walk to the downtown area as well as the ferry . All the rooms were roomy and the beds were very comfortable. We definitely hope to return to this wonderful island home!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at the house and we look forward to your return visit!
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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