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2 Bedroom Steps Away From Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Enjoy your vacation in this 2-bedroom & 1-bathroom Newport Beach property. Prime location with easy access to the beach (just steps away or three homes away) from the beach, in one of the best sections of beaches anywhere, known as the 'Blackies' where surfers go to catch the waves in the morning.

Many popular restaurants (Il Farro, Fly N Fish Oyster Bar & Grill, 21 Oceanfront), bars (Mutt Lynch's) and shops (clothing, gifts, bicycle rentals etc) are 1 street away in the bustling Newport Pier area. Other popular restaurants (Old Spaghetti Factory, Avila El Ranchito, Mama D's, Crow Burger Kitchen, Chipotle, McDonalds'), Pavilion supermarket, and banks (Chase and Bank of America) are a short stroll (about 10 minutes walk) away.

Other popular restaurants, shopping (Fashion Island), attractions (Balboa Island, Balboa Fun Zone, boat and kayak rentals) etc are a quick drive.

Located close to 55 Freeway for a short drive to other attractions in Orange County/Southern California.


With 2 queen sized beds and sofa bed in the living room, our property can accommodate up to four people comfortably (max 6 people).

Internet wifi on the property.

Full kitchen with refrigerator and dishwasher.

2 cable tv - one in the living room area and another in the bedroom with the queen bed.

Linens for all beds and bath towels are included.

No pets. No smoking. Single car garage parking (for small to medium sized vehicles)

There is a cleaning fee to be added to the rental rate.

The 2-bedroom is located on the back half of the duplex (front unit/ back unit floor plan) which provides more privacy (versus the much more common upper unit/ lower unit floorplan).

A single car garage is available which fits small/medium sized vehicle.

The location, lifestyle and fun associated with this home is wonderful, and I hope, be part of it for your very memorable vacation.

More Details

Quynh August
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Quynh August

Husband and wife bought this property for their first home. Husband owns a law firm which wife helps to run it. Both have been living in Orange County for a long the weather, the people, the food.

Quynh August purchased this house in 2009

Why Quynh August chose Balboa Peninsula

Bought this home a few years ago. Fell in love with the house at first sight. Great location with steps away from the beach. Plenty of romantic walks on the boardwalk in the evenings and summer parties on the beach (while food being prepped very close by). Love the beautiful sunsets over the Catalina Island and the ocean. Really can't beat the location, location and location.

What makes this house unique

Sun, sand and sea at the doorsteps. Plus great restaurants within walking distance or a quick drive away.


Balboa Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews
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great place great location

  • 3 of 5

My only complaint was the parking which was scarce. There was a parking garage which only a small car could fit into. Maybe could have fit a medium sized car in. But someone parked a fixer upper right across the alley form the garage making it extremely difficult to get even a Toyota Corolla in.

We loved the place and the location

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

The location of this property is great. I took my mom and 4 kids and it was convenient to walk to and from the beach when needed. We were able to rent bikes just a street over and ride down the boardwalk to the park and balboa.

My kids are little so we made it work with space but it would be crowded with 6 people otherwise. The parking is limited near by and it was not convenient to have to move my vehicle out of the garage while the cleaning crew was using the washer/dryer in the garage for the front unit. There is also only hanging space and one shelf in one of the bedrooms so space for folded clothes in that room was limited.

Even though there were a few inconveniences, overall it was a good place to stay and we would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location & Value

  • 5 of 5

The rental exceeded all of my expectations. Location, location, location.... Owner was easy to contact and communicate with and the place is exactly as showed in the pictures. Highly recommend and I will be returning.


  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice little place

  • 4 of 5

A nice little place only a few hundred feet from the sand and the boardwalk! It's not the biggest place on the block but still quite comfortable and steps away from great food and all kinds of beach type action!! It was a bit hot for our stay so don't expect AC but we managed several fans are available. TV is a smart tv with wifi connection so we were able to easily get onto Hulu and Netflix. Full kitchen with everything you need.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
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Excellent location and very clean

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the rental and everything went smooth. Nice place close to the beach and great area.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fly N Fish Oyster Bar and Grill
Beach Burger
Snack Bar
Sakae Sushi
Japanese Restaurant
Mediterranean Restaurant
Mutt Lynch's
Mexican Restaurant
Chocolate Bash
Dessert Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Forte Kabob
Mediterranean Restaurant
Saigon Beach Restaurant
Vietnamese Restaurant
Cassidy's Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Pizza Restaurant
Urban Cup
Woody's Wharf
American Restaurant
American Junkie
The Crab Cooker
Seafood Restaurant
TK Burgers
Banzai Bowls
Stag Bar + Kitchen
Il Gelato
Italian Restaurant
Spaccio italiano
Italian Restaurant
Dory Deli
American Restaurant
Il Farro Italian Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
The Old Spaghetti Factory
Italian Restaurant
Dory Fleet 賣海鮮
American Restaurant
21 Oceanfront
Seafood Restaurant
Rockin' Baja Lobster - Coastal Cantina Newport Beach
Mexican Restaurant
Avila's El Ranchito
Mexican Restaurant
Laventina's Big Cheese Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Baja Sharkeez
Mexican Restaurant
Jane's Corndogs
American Restaurant
Sessions West Coast Deli
Sandwich Shop
Newport Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Sol Grill
Charlie's Chili
American Restaurant
Hamburger Restaurant
Zen Sushi
Japanese Restaurant
The Porch Restaurant of Newport Beach
The Dock
Continental Restaurant
Sabatino's Sausage Company
Italian Restaurant
Sancho's Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Gina's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Sambazon Acai Cafe
Health Food Restaurant
The Original Mama D's Italian Kitchen
Italian Restaurant
Poké Fresh
Health Food Restaurant
Buddha's Favorite
Sushi Restaurant
Alta Coffee & Restaurant
Coffee Shop
Bluewater Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Wild Taco
Mexican Restaurant
Cannery Seafood of the Pacific
Seafood Restaurant
Sabatinos Sausage Deli & Pizza Co
Italian Restaurant

Located 1 street away from the bustling Newport Pier with its array of restaurants, bars and shops. Many other popular restaurants are within walking distance or a quick drive. Water sports (boat & kayak rentals) are nearby. Fashion Island Mall is 5 minutes drive away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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