Beautiful Balboa Gem - 8 Houses from the Sand-Beach Villa!

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Last updated: 07/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Balboa Gem presents a beautiful property located within the first block of Newport Beach. Prepare to be charmed and impressed upon reaching the top of the stairs that lead to this finely-appointed upper unit. A December 2011 remodel has created a cozy beach villa where guests can relax and escape the pressures of the day-to-day world. Balboa Gem is ideally located on the Balboa Peninsula less than a block from the sands of Newport Beach.

Bedrooms & Bath:
This upper-floor unit is a 2 bedrooms and 1 bath, easily accommodating up to 6 guests. Both bedrooms feature a queen-sized bed with linens, while a leather sofa sleeper is included in the living room. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV, closet space, contemporary furniture, black-out shades and a ceiling fan. The bathroom has a large tub/shower combo, Black Galaxy granite counter tops, plenty of cabinet space and fluffy towels.

Kitchen & Dining:
A gourmet chef’s kitchen includes every amenity necessary to create special meals - or a quick breakfast or sandwich. Brand new high-end stainless steel appliances compliment Italian granite counter tops, while finely-detailed cabinetry and a Kholer sink/faucet complete the upscale look. A four-seat dining table is situated in the dining area and provides a lovely spot for relaxing.

Other Details:
Special touches abound in the details, such as leaded glass accents in the front door, modern light fixtures, crown mouldings, sleek window coverings and contemporary artwork & decor. The Balboa Gem features beautiful stone flooring throughout and custom stone baseboard treatments. We offer a comfortable living space where a flat screen TV/DVD is provided, as well as a ceiling fan to circulate fresh air. A spacious rooftop deck provides an additional dining and relaxing area with a 4-seat patio set, gas barbeque and potted plants. A shared laundry area with full-size washer and dryer is included, as well as parking for one compact size car in the garage below. Beach chairs, umbrella and beach towels are provided. An outdoor hot and cold shower is located on the east side of the property for post-beach rinse offs.

When it comes to a relaxing beach vacation, the Balboa Beach Gem has it all – unbeatable value, stylish 4-star accommodations, budget-friendly rates, and a fantastic location. Guests will feel right at home in this cozy beach villa and will want to return year after year to enjoy the charms and fun of Newport Beach.

Keywords: Upper Floor Villa, Townhome

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 and under should be accompanied by a parent during the entire stay...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Queen bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen bed...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    in the Living Room...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Queen leather sleeper - (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • No pets


  • Television


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Golf
  • Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Communal - downstairs in the laundry room...moreless

  • Garage:

    1 compact car parking in the garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Communal -downstairs in the laundry room...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Cookware, Dishware, silverware...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.6
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 23 - 30
Jul 24 - Jul 29, 2016
6 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Jul 30 - Aug 3
Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2016
3 night min stay
August 6-13
Aug 7 - Aug 13, 2016
3 night min stay
August 13 - 20
Aug 14 - Aug 20, 2016
3 night min stay
Aug 21 - Sept 5
Aug 21 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
Sept 6 - Nov 18
Sep 6 - Nov 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,600 $4,750
November 19-27
Nov 19 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov 28 - Dec 16
Nov 28 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 17 - Jan 1
Dec 17 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,600 $5,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $210
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10%


Parties, events, pets and smoking are not permitted.

Guests 21 and under have to have a parent stay during the entire rental period

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 07/26/2016
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
John Wayne Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Alley Restaurant & Bar
Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA, USA
Nearest Ferry
Balboa Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pelican Hill Golf Club
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Ana Train Station
Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA, USA
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Villa Nova Restaurant
104 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Bear Ski Resort
Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA, USA
Nearest Beach
Newport Beach

Car: Necessary

39th Street & Balboa Blvd


Manager info

Best Laguna Vacations

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
39th Street provides a very convenient beach location. Balboa Gem is just 8 houses from the sand, so it's an easy walk to the beach. The Newport Beach boardwalk is only a few streets away, as is the Newport Pier and 38th Street Park. The home is located at the base of the Balboa Peninsula, not too far from PCH, so it's easy to get to the home, even in the height of summer. Further up the tip of the peninsula it gets very congested with traffic during the summer months and requires a longer commute in.

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  • Front of the house--up the stairs

    Front of the house--up the stairs

  • Living Room & Dining

    Living Room & Dining

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Hot & Cold Shower

    Hot & Cold Shower

  • Location of Balboa Gem

    Location of Balboa Gem

  • Stairs to Balboa Gem

    Stairs to Balboa Gem

  • Fashion Island

    Fashion Island

  • Performance Art Centre in Costa Mesa

    Performance Art Centre in Costa Mesa

  • Lookout Point

    Lookout Point

  • Beach filled with kids

    Beach filled with kids

  • Newport Beach Movie Theatre

    Newport Beach Movie Theatre

  • Kitchen & Dining

    Kitchen & Dining

  • Bathroom


  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Street view

    Street view

  • Location of Balboa Gem

    Location of Balboa Gem

  • Disney Land

    Disney Land

  • Disney Land

    Disney Land

  • Newport Pier

    Newport Pier

  • Boardwalk shops

    Boardwalk shops

  • Newport Beach

    Newport Beach

  • Irvine Spectrum

    Irvine Spectrum

VRBO #512895

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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