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- Minimum stay:31 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom On Lido Isle In Newport Beach
Speaking of dining, there is a gas BBQ and a fully equipped stainless steel kitchen; I love to cook.
There are stem less wine glasses for white and red wine, as well as Martini and Margarita glasses. The home is full of treasures that I have collected from all over the world, especially from Tahiti and Bora Bora. The photos don't do it justice!!! Everyone who comes to the cottage loves it. We also have a cabinet full of games like Monopoly, Clue, etc. and an additional cabinet full of books, including cook books.
A chateau fireplace is our living room's centerpiece, making it a cozy place to relax during our Californian winter. In the summer, ceiling fans in all bedrooms and the living room keep you nice and cool. Guests are welcome to use the indoor laundry (washer & dryer), and to park in the spacious 2 car garage. The garage boasts beach chairs, 2 beach cruisers, 2 mountain bikes, and bougie boards that guests are also welcome to use. The house also has plenty street parking for visitors--unlike the Newport Peninsula, Balboa Peninsula and Balboa Island. Kick off your shoes and walk to the end of the street at this idyllic location and you will find the beach park, beach playground, and dock. A 5 minute bike ride or 10 minute walk takes you to the premier Newport surfing beach at 32nd street, the beach boardwalk, and the Newport and Balboa ocean piers.
From our home you can walk to many fantastic restaurants, like the world famous Crab Cooker, Cannery, Sabatinos, Bear Flag, Blue Water Grill, The Dock, Flying Fish, as well as the Balboa Bay Club were John Wayne and his family would hang out. You can easily visit any one of the fine dining restaurants and bars (some of which are outdoors which I just love)... one is called 'Dukes' named after the 'Duke' himself! They are all in walking distance.
Your local friends can stop by and pick you up for a sunset bay cruise or you can rent an electric boat at the island’s bridge and pick up your guests and load your provisions from the dock at the end of our street. There are licensed captains that will take you for a sail, a tour, or day fishing trip--5 minute drive or 15 minute bike ride from our Lido Island at the Newport Pavilion. You can also easily visit Catalina Island from this location via the Catalina flyer (ferry). At the pavilion is also a nice little museum there that talks about the history of Newport Beach and Harbor. Additionally, there is whale watching... the California Grey whales visit twice here twice a year... and they are truly amazing. In winter they head south and in spring they head north, so many times you will see them when you are out whale watching or on the Catalina Flyer. Also on the Flyer you will see schools of spinning dolphins, like ballerinas in the water. As you leave the Harbor you'll also spot pelicans, seals, and sea lions... so cute when young pups! Overall, there is plenty of boat action here because the harbor and harbor mouth are very easy to navigate. Newport is idyllic for pleasure boat owners and sailors to cruise/race the waters.
Newport Beach boasts one of the best pleasure boat harbors in the world. If you're a Yachtsman like John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart, you can visit many of the private Yacht Clubs... Newport Harbor Yacht club, Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, Balboa Yacht Club. Many of these have Reciprocal Membership with other Yacht Clubs, so bring your membership card with you and/or letter from your club saying you're a member of good standing.
There is a snack bar on the island open during summer that the kids love (cash only) and there is a Lido Isle Yacht club at which kids (and some adults) can learn to sail. The Sea Base (walking/biking distance) also provides lessons. During the summer, the club house has a BBQ every Friday and a Tostado night every other 2nd and 4th Tuesday that you are welcome to go to. The beach at the club house has a life guard on duty during summer and a swim slide dock that the kids just love.
If you come in the Fall or Winter months there is a Chateau Fire place with gas logs that adds a lot of
ambiance to the living room, dining room and kitchen
area. There is also the Boat Parade during December.
Property cannot be rented more than once in any 31 day period.
We hope that you love the cottage as much as my family and I do.
Kind and Warm Island Regards,
SO IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING COMING TO NEWPORT BEACH TO BEAT THE NEXT 'POLAR VORTEX' THIS WOULD BE AN IDYLLIC PLACE TO COME.
TAKING WINTER RESERVATIONS NOW. CAN RENT SHORT TERM, ONCE EVERY 31 DAYS DUE TO CITY RESTRICTIONS. THIS LIDO ISLE BEACH COTTAGE IS A TRUE GEM, EXTREMELY CHARMING AND SWEET. SO IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING COMING TO NEWPORT BEACH TO BEAT THE NEXT 'POLAR VORTEX' THIS WOULD BE AN IDYLLIC PLACE TO COME. THAT'S WHY THE ROSE PARADE AND ROSE BOWL IS HERE. MOST PEOPLE DON'T STAY IN LA, THEY COME HERE TO NEWPORT BEACH AND TAKE CHARTER BUSES TO PASADENA. THIS IS A PRIVATE ISLAND BUT, WITH PUBLIC ACCESS. THE ISLAND SITS IN THE NEWPORT HARBOR, ONE OF THE BEST HARBORS IN THE WORLD FOR RECREATIONAL SAILING & BOATING. THE BAY IS VERY GENTLE AND EASY TO GET AROUND, TO EXPLORE ALL THE OTHER ISLANDS. YOU CAN RENT ALL KINDS OF VESSELS HERE, ELECTRIC DUFFY BOATS WITH ALL BELLS AND WHISTLES FOR A COCKTAIL/SUNSET CRUISE, SAIL BOATS, POWER BOATS, WEDDING BOATS, CORPORATE EVENT CHARTER BOATS, STAND UP PADDLES. AND, IF YOU WANT TO STOP FOR DINNER, LUNCH OR BRUNCH, THERE ARE SEVERAL RESTAURANTS WITH DOCKS TO PULL UP TO. YOU CAN WALK TO MANY RESTAURANTS AS WELL, SHORT TAXI/UBER RIDE ALSO IF YOU DON'T WANT TO RENT A CAR, OR DRINK AND DRIVE. THERE IS A SECURITY COMPANY THAT PATROLS THE ISLAND. THE STREETS HERE ARE NICE AND WIDE MAKING IT EASY TO WALK, BIKE RIDE, RUN, SKATEBOARD.
THE SHOPPING AT SOUTH COAST PLAZA, IS THE FIFTH AVENUE OF THE WEST.
THEY HAVE SOME OF THE BEST SHOPPING IN THE WORLD, THEY EVEN BRING IN CHARTER BUSES WITH VISITORS.
THE SAME FOR FASHION ISLAND AND THEY HAVE SOME OF THE BEST NAME RESTAURANTS THERE. NEWPORT'S OWN LITTLE GEM IS
CORONA DEL MAR (CROWN OF THE SEA) IS LIKE A MINI LAGUNA BEACH, A GREAT CLIFF FACING OUT TO SEA, AND A INCREDIBLE PLACE TO HAVE A FAMILY PORTRAIT MADE. CORONA DEL MAR IS VERY CHARMING AND QUAINT WITH A LOT SMALL BOUTIQUES AND RESTAURANTS. IF YOU LOVE BALBOA ISLAND BUT DON'T WANT THE CONGESTION YOU CAN STAY ON LIDO AND SHOP/VISIT BALBOA ISLAND WITH THE CUTE BOUTIQUES AND RESTAURANTS WHEN EVER YOU LIKE, IT'S 5 MINUTES AWAY BY CAR OR, YOU CAN RIDE YOUR BIKE DOWN THE PENINSULA AND HOP ON THE FERRY AND BE ON BALBOA ISLAND IN UNDER 30 MINUTES.
THE COTTAGE IS SO CLOSE TO DISNEYLAND
ABOUT 2O MINUTES AWAY.
MY FAMILY AND I GO AROUND 10AM AND STAY FOR DINNER AT MANY OF THE RESTAURANTS YOU PASS ON THE WAY INTO THE PARK. THEY EVEN HAVE A HOUSE OF BLUES. ALSO, CLOSE BY IS KNOTTS BERRY FARM, 30 MINUTES. LEGO LAND IS ALSO VERY CLOSE AND MANY PEOPLE STAY IN THIS AREA AND DRIVE SOUTH TO VISIT LEGO LAND.. MR. LEGO LIVES ON THE ISLAND.
THERE IS ALSO WORLD CLASS GOLF HERE IN NEWPORT BEACH AND NEWPORT COAST. ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL COURSES IS LOCATED RIGHT HERE ON PELICAN HILL, THIS CHAMPION COURSE AND CHALLENGING COURSE WITH BREATH TAKING VIEWS. THERE IS ALSO THE FAMOUS NEWPORT BEACH GOLF COURSE THAT HOST A THE GOLF MASTERS TOURNAMENT EVERY YEAR AND THAT BRINGS MANY TRAVELERS TO NEWPORT BEACH ..THEY LOVE THIS TOURNAMENT AND MANY OF LATE GREAT MASTERS ARE HERE FOR THIS EVENT. IT DRAWS A HUGE CROWD SO BOOK EARLY IT IS SO MUCH FUN.
LAGUNA BEACH IS EXTREMELY CLOSE 15 TO 20 MINUTES AWAY. LAGUNA IS KNOW FOR IT'S ART GALLERIES AND THEY HAVE MANY ART FESTIVALS AS WELL, THEY ALSO GET THEIR SHARE OF CELEBRITIES. EVERYONE WANTS TO COME TO BEACH SOME TIME. SO WHY NOT VISIT THE GOLD COAST OF UNITED STATES, COME FOR A VISIT TO LIDO ISLE IN NEWPORT BEACH CALIFORNIA.
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Member since: 2013
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6
- THE SIMI PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS DON'T DO THIS PLACE JUSTIC, THE COTTAGE IS EXTREMELY CHARMING AND SWEET. EVERYONE THAT COMES, LOVES IT AND DOESN'T WANT TO LEAVE, EVEN PEOPLE WITH LARGE GLAMOUROUS MANSIONS. THE ROOMS ARE ALL TASTEFULLY INTERIOR DECORATED WITH A FEW ANTIQUES FROM MY FAMILY AND OR THAT I HAVE PURCHASED WHILE TRAVELING AROUND THE WORLD, THE PAINTINGS, MANY FROM FRANCE, ITALY, AUSTRALIA, CARIBBEAN, AFRICA, HAWAII, COOK ISLANDS AND TAHITI SEASHELLS TOO, TO THE CACHE POTS OF TIFFNY TO OLIVE OIL POTS OF ITALY. THERE SMALL TOUCHES THAT I HAVE PROVIDED THAT MAKES THIS A SPECIAL COTTAGE ON LIDO. THE FIRE PLACE LOOKS LIKE A FRENCH CHATEAU & THE MEXICAN PAVERS ON THE FLOOR/CARPETS FROM MOROCO THAT GIVE IT A RUSTIC FEEL LIKE AN ITALIAN VILLA. THE COTTAGE IS AS SWEET AND CHARMING AS YOU CAN GET. WE HAVE WIFI AND TIME WARNER COX TV. FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN, 17 CUTTING KNIFES, COFFEE MAKER, MORE THAN BASICS OF STEMWARE. BOTH BATHROOMS HAVE BEEN REMODELED WITH DESIGNER TILE AND COLOR PAINT....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Linens Provided:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 1 - May 30, 2017
31 night min stay
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
31 night min stay
My Standard Rate
31 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $200
- Tax Rate 3.5%
The rates are subject to change. The cottage has seasonal rates being near the beach, Summer here is very busy. If you want to occupy the cottage, my honest suggestion is to book early. The cottage is very quaint and charming, out of a magazine magical, built in 1952 so has to be treated a little gentle. Everyone that comes here loves and wants to stay forever, even the people with grand mansions.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
This Cottage is actually located on Lido Isle, an island located in Newport Beach Harbor. It's a private island and has security service personnel on site. The cottage is perfect for snow birds or families that want to visit Disneyland and the Beach. Actually, this is the closest beach community to Disneyland (20 minutes away).
The cottage is idyllic for Snow Birds who want to escape the winters at home, play some golf, tennis, walk the beach, bike ride, shop (at nearby Fashion Island - world famous) and play. You can walk or ride to the super market, shops and restaurants (2 mountain bikes on property and 2 beach cruisers). Renting a vehicle is not necessary, everything is so close (dry cleaners, nail spa, hair salon, super market, movie theater, restaurants, wine shop and C'est Si Bon the most French bakery in U.S.). If you like boating there are places to rent boats for a harbor cruise, kayak rentals and stand up paddle board rentals. If you want to learn to sail a boat there is a sea base nearby that you can take lessons from. And, did I mention fishing, fishing boats leave from Newport/Balboa peninsula every day. Also, if you want to visit Catalina Island the Catalina Flyer leaves from the same location as the fishing boats, just minutes from the cottage. Also extremely close is Newport Coast, Laguna Beach, and Corona del Mar. Some of the best golf courses are right here minutes away, the world famous Pelican Hill Newport Beach Golf course; home of the Masters tournament; Irvine's Strawberry Hill golf course is very popular with guests also. Palm Desert, Indian Wells, & Rancho Mirage are about a 2 hour drive away, 120 miles. The cottage has a large Chateau fire place (gas), so very cozy and romantic. A perfect get away' for couples to renew their love for one another, come enjoy the magic of the cottage!
We hope you enjoy the cottage as much as my family and friends have.
Everyone who comes to the cottage loves it!
It is a sweet home. The pictures don't do it justice.
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: I consider myself a citizen of the world. I have worked for American Airlines for 34 years and I have traveled extensively, mostly Internationaly. I love to travel and I love to share my special cottage with others. I hope that our guests enjoy and love the cottage as much as my family, friends and I have over the years! Lido Isle is a special place and I would like to share with as many people that would like to visit. Bon Voyage, Cheers and All the Best! Linda
Why the Owner Chose Lido Isle (Newport Beach, CA, USA):
I purchased the property because of its location. The beach park and dock are at the end of our street. We are close to the Newport Pier, Balboa Pier, and plenty of off-street parking. I love the location and you will too. I grew up spending my summers on Balboa Island, but the traffic, lack of parking spaces, and abundance of parking tickets turned me to Lido. This property is wonderful! Lido is a paradise away from the craziness of the peninsula but still right next to the beach. This is a special island .. if you come here in summer the Lido Island Yacht Club is full of life and the snack bar is open and ready to serve you the best french fries you've ever tasted!
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The city of Newport Beach, has so much to offer, from dining, shopping, surfing, fishing, biking, standup paddle, sailing, boating, sunset cruising, shopping, wine tasting. Golfers love this place, jazz people, tennis, musicians, artiest,
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Sunset at Newport Beach over looking the water and bay, boats in the background.
Whale watching is fun & often people take Catalina flyer (ferry) to Catalina.
The pier @Balboa w/Ruby's restaurant. Also, Newport Pier lots of restaurants.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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