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Curb Appeal is only the beginning of this lovely Beach home.

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This cozy and well-maintained Balboa beach cottage (the lower unit of duplex) is located on the Balboa Peninsula of Newport Beach at 308 1/2 Alvarado Place in the Bayside area. Walk 250 feet to the ocean, 100 feet to see the beautiful yachts on Newport Bay. The Balboa Pier is a 5 minute walk down either the oceanfront or bay-front sidewalks.

Some of our happiest guests are couples and small families who love the idea of parking their car and walking to the beach, the pier, shops, restaurants, and sightseeing. The ferry, about 4 minutes walk, will take you to Balboa Island for more sightseeing, shopping and dining.

This beautifully decorated, completely furnished 2 BR, 1 BA unit sleeps 5. It has a delightful front covered patio with flowers, hedges, a BBQ, tables and chairs. The unit itself has glass block for light and privacy along with double french doors opening onto patio. The unit is completely outfitted for meal preparation. Charming cottage style furniture and decor. A tiled bathroom has shower/tub. Parking for one car in garage (not available December - March) and beach cruisers for use.

Pets are NOT allowed, NO Smoking, and NO smoking on deck areas as well.. We are very strict about the maximum of 5 people. The master has a queen bed and the guest room has one twin/single bed and one full bed.

Keywords: Beach Cottage, 2bd 1 ba

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • One room with a queen size bed, second room with one twin/single bed and one full bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • 250 steps to the oceanfront sidewalk, 100 feet to bayfront sidewalk

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Small gas fireplace in the living room....moreless

  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One medium size car...moreless

  • 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

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Aug 23 - Oct 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$195 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $2,800
Winter
Nov 1 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$195 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $2,800
Christmas
Dec 17 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
$1,400
Winter 2
Jan 3 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$195 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $2,800
Spring
Mar 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$195 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,000 $2,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$200
$1,000 $2,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $180
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Summer months are booked week by week, running Monday to Monday. June through August only: Check in at 3 pm on Monday and check out at 9 am on Monday. Rest of year: Check in at 3 pm and check out is 10 am.

VRBO's automated system of rates do not work for this property for stays including a Holiday. Each Holiday day will have an additional $100 charge.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
SNA Orange County/John Wayne/Santa Ana Airport

Walking on the Pacific Ocean's beach is only 250 steps away with miles of clean sand great for swimming, sunning, sand castle building and picnics. Walking distance to boat rentals, chartered fishing trips and Catalina tour boats along with the pier, and the Newport Harbor bay front. Amusement Parks include charming Balboa Fun Zone and Disneyland, Knottsberry farm, etc. other attractions/activities near by include Deepsea and pier Fishing, Sightseeing by land and water, Boat rentals, and the ferry to balboa island.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: We have owned peninsula property since 1975 and feel it is a perfect vacation spot. Pete and Kathy are 'snowbirds' who live in Newport Beach in the winter and Salt Lake City in the summer. Pete's retired from Delta Air Lines as a pilot and currently does golf course ratings for Golf Digest as well as golf photography. Our home has many of his beautiful photographs of life in Newport Beach. Kathy teaches Bible Studies.

Why the Owner Chose Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach, CA, USA:
The Pacific Ocean never gets old! We love watching waves, seagulls, pelicans, seals and dolphins. The perfect spot for morning coffee and sunset walks. Park your car, walk to shopping, restaurants and endless recreation. Ride a bike to the Wedge for a picnic or stroll over to Balboa Island for lunch.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Walking along the Pacific Ocean accompanied by porpoises, pelicans and sea gulls is a delight --especially at sunset.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Curb Appeal is only the beginning of this lovely Beach home.

    Curb Appeal is only the beginning of this lovely Beach home.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Second bedroom with Full and twin beds.

    Second bedroom with Full and twin beds.

  • Walk into comfort

    Walk into comfort

  • Ocean view of Balboa Pier

    Ocean view of Balboa Pier

  • Beach lace

    Beach lace

  • Enjoy the Bay

    Enjoy the Bay

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Master with queen bed

    Master with queen bed

  • Bath has shower/tub

    Bath has shower/tub

  • Bay is 100 steps away

    Bay is 100 steps away

  • The Fun Zone and Ferry

    The Fun Zone and Ferry

  • Wedge action

    Wedge action

VRBO #54158

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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