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Newport Beach Pirate House

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.0 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 9)

Only a few houses from the sand! Sleeps 6….or 9

This vacation home is located in one of the best areas of Newport beach.  The downstairs unit, or Captain's Quarter's, is a 2bed/1bath pirate themed home.  The downstairs unit  was once featured on HGTV as the pirate house of Newport Beach!  Although the unit has been toned down a bit since its TV days…..once a pirate, always a pirate! There is a queen bed in the master bedroom with room for a pack-n-play.  The second bedroom has a twin over full bunk bed with a twin trundle.  Living room has a 54” TV with local cable, HBO and Wi-Fi. Second bedroom has 32” TV with DVD player. The living room couch folds out to a queen bed.

The newly remodeled upstairs unit, First Mates Quarters, is accessible by an outdoor staircase and is a 1bed/1bath. The unit has its own kitchen and living space and can be rented  in addition to the downstairs unit to allow  for a two family stay. This allows for a bit a privacy between you and your guests. The bedroom has a queen bed with room for a pack-n-play.  Living room couch folds out to a full bed. Living room has 40”  TV with local cable, HBO and Wi-Fi.

There is a gas BBQ and outdoor seating, outdoor shower with hot water, beach cart and sand toys. End your day relaxing at the outdoor fire pit or making smores in it.  The two car garage (or one large car)  has non-coin operated laundry and an additional toilet.

Bikes can be borrowed for an additional deposit.

Linens, towels and a few beach towels provided.

 “Always be yourself. Unless you can be a pirate. Then always be a pirate.”

More Details

Crystal Bell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 10, 2017


Balboa Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -Downstairs - toilet , shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 -Upstairs - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is one bathroom in the downstairs unit and one bathroom in the upstairs unit. There is also an outdoor shower and a toilet in the garage.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 -Downstairs - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Downstairs - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 -Upstairs - 1 queen
  • This property is a duplex. Downstairs is a 2 bedroom and upstairs is a 1 bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 bicycles
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Newport Beach Pirate House
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Perfect Place to Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

I can't even begin to tell you what a wonderful experience this was and how easy Crystal is to work with. I would highly recommend this home for anyone to stay in.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Inland Empire

Fantastic Newport Rental

  • 5 of 5

This was our family's third summer staying at the pirate house and it just keeps getting better and better! This home is perfect for kids of all ages! Our kids are now teenagers and young adults and with renting both the upper and lower units we had more than enough room! We spent the days in the surf, on bikes, and reading on the patio. Evening were filled with home cooked meals on the BBQ, card games around the table, and walks to the pier. The house is organized, comfortable, and very clean! The outdoor shower is great for getting the sand off before you come in and the washer and dryer are so convenient! The owners are terrific and they have thought of everything you need for a terrific stay at the beach! We can't wait to come back next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect family vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from one of the best vacations we have ever had thanks to this amazing home. We have 6 teenagers, so we rented both the upstairs and downstairs units as well as the bikes. The owners have thought of literally everything & the house is crazy organized. We played at the beach (which is just a few houses away) all day, rode bikes in the evening, enjoyed home cooked meals and s'mores by the firepit, and soaked in all the good vibes this home exudes. This home just feels so good! It is cozy, comfortable, and extremely clean. The owners are very responsive and made our first vacation rental experience pretty much perfect. Our kids already are planning our get away at the pirate house next summer! Thank you for such a warm home to make family memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Newport Beach Rental

  • 5 of 5

My son and I stayed at this house for almost 2 months and he keeps asking to go back. The location is ideal--it's just 1 block from the beach and close to stores and restaurants. But first and foremost, it was the cleanest rental I have ever walked into. It has everything you need: beach toys, bikes, a fully stocked kitchen, games, plenty of linens, a washer and dryer, etc. And it's wonderfully decorated with comfortable furniture. Plus, the owners are super responsive. I highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Las Vegas, Nevada

The Pirate House was "Aarrrsome"

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location, exceptionally well maintained and very clean. Every amenity you need including bikes, boogie boards, etc. Great outdoor fire pit, with plenty of room for "front porch sittin'." The pirate theme is great fun and something to build a theme around for your week. My adult children were very creative with shirts, eye patches, pirate mugs, etc. Highly recommend this house. Best I've rented in 3 years. Will come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a swashbuckling week! We hope your return adventures are equally great.
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Inland Empire

Woo Hoo!! Aaaargh second stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our families second time to stay here for a week and it was just as enjoyable as the first! This rental has everything you need to park the car once and never need it again the whole time you're there! The beds are so comfy and the sleeping arrangements work out terrific for our brood and the gourmet kitchen is equipped with everything you might need. Plus you have your own washer and dryer in the garage!

We rented both units and that was terrific for the In Laws to have their own space and still all be together. It is perfect for our teenager and her friends. We love the location, outside shower, toys, bikes and proximity to the beach. We walked and biked each day and came back to a wonderful house for shrimp on the BBQ and a fire in the outside fire pit. We cant wait to make our reservations for next year! Thank you so much for allowing us to have a wonderful time with friends and family!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yay! We are so happy to have you back. We hope to keep the house as enjoyable each time you visit.
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Best beaches in southern California!

House is only 7 houses from the beach and 5 blocks from the ocean front boardwalk!

At the end of 41st Steet there are volleyball poles so bring a net and balls and you'll be ready to go!

Newport Pier is only 1 mile via the boardwalk.  Newport Pier area has restaurants, bars, shops, bike rental, and donuts!

Balboa Pier is 2.5 miles via the boardwalk. Balboa Pier is home of the original Ruby's Diner (they have the BEST milkshakes).  Balboa Fun Zone, ferry to Balboa Island, the Catalina Flyer and many other activies are all located in this area. 


Rates & Availability

Balboa Peninsula House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer-Both Units
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Winter-Downstairs Only
Sep 9 2017 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer-Downstairs Only
Apr 1 2018 - Sep 8 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $175
Refundable damage deposit $700
Tax Rate 10.0%

The Captain's Quarters (downstairs unit) can also be rented by itself as a 2 bed/1 bath. Weekly summer rate is $2100.00

There is a holiday rate for the week including July 4th. The rate is $4500.00 and includes both units.

We have bikes on property that can be borrowed for an additional $300 deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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